The Ego Trap: How Founders Can Fail Their Startup
In startups, founders' hiring decisions can either make or break a young company. The ability of founders to remove ego from the decision making process has a direct effect on the success of the startup.
When It’s Time to Hire a Chief of Staff
As a company grows, so too do the demands on the CEO and her time. Opportunities for growth can emerge at a moment’s notice and the need to scale often arrives at a blistering pace. But, adding another department head isn’t the answer, nor is hiring an executive assistant. Enter, Chief of Staff.
Talent Acquisition Inside Out
Prior to joining Raines International, Managing Director John Delpino's career spanned 25 years leading talent acquisition with PepsiCo, Pepsi Cola and its Frito-Lay Divisions, and leading officer-level talent acquisition with Wal-Mart. Read on to learn about his transition from in-house recruiter to external executive search consultant.
Why Veterans Are an Untapped Resource for Corporations & What HR Needs to Know
Although numerous organizations and foundations assist with veterans’ transition to civilian life, only recently has the job market shone a spotlight on the importance of employment in easing that transition.
Now Is the Time to Hire a Head of Government Affairs
With a new administration preparing to shake up the legislative and regulatory landscape, now is the time to hire a Head of Government Affairs.
Great Place to Work: Top 10 Companies for Diversity
Fortune recently released its annual Great Place to Work survey. At Raines International, we’d like to highlight the top 10 companies and note their high representation of diverse executives and staff.
The Approaching Wave: The Companies That Will Force Ad Agencies to Embrace Diversity
A discussion of race and gender has been taking place among advertising agency executives, and that discussion is being led by the brands they represent.
Gender Parity in C-Suite Shouldn’t Take 100 years
This week's study on women and tech and the recent discussion of the lack of diversity in advertising make it clear that no companies have taken a full leadership position in diversifying ranks. While there's certainly not parity, there is sufficient talent available.