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The ROI of Executive Coaching: Is it Worthwhile?

Change is inevitable and it’s necessary to grow, but that doesn’t mean it’s not challenging. To appreciate the value – tangible or not – of executive coaching, you have to understand the premise of coaching in any setting offers an opportunity for increased awareness. When leaders have a goal to…

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Behavioral-based interviews provide foundation for in-depth candidate assessments

Last year, we had conversations with more than 15,000 prospective candidates to determine not only their level of interest in an opportunity but also their level of qualification for a role. A résumé may highlight aspects of a career, but it takes more than a high-level overview to assess how…

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Mid-Year Talent Trends and Implications for Europe

AN EVOLVING MARKET As a firm, we are starting to experience the shift from a candidate market to more of a balance between employers and prospective employees. Disruptions as a result of the volatility in the global economy have slowed the decision to hire new leadership or make needed leadership…

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Mid-Year Talent Trends and Implications

AN EVOLVING MARKET As a firm, we are starting to experience the shift from a candidate market to more of a balance between employers and prospective employees. Disruptions as a result of the volatility in the global economy have slowed the decision to hire new leadership or make needed leadership…

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Inclusive Leadership: Three Actions for Successful Leaders

The jury is in: inclusive leadership is successful leadership. According to a recent Kincannon & Reed survey, food and agriculture industry executives indicated that critical leadership characteristics in executive recruitment and engagement include emotional intelligence (74%) and diversity, equity and inclusion (77%). The growing interest in diversity expectations from employees,…

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Monumental shifts in alternative proteins sector require differential leaders, precise timing

Last month, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave final approval for two companies – Upside Foods and Good Meat – to produce and sell cultivated meat commercially within the United States. Upside Foods’ Chief Operations Officer Amy Chen called the regulatory approvals a “watershed moment” for the food industry…

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