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CarterBaldwin partner appointed to the board of the Georgia branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

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CarterBaldwin Executive Search is pleased to announce that Jennifer Sobocinski has been appointed to the board of the Georgia branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Jennifer is a Founding Partner of CarterBaldwin and leads the firm’s industrial and technology practices. She has been involved in the JDRF [...]

CarterBaldwin Executive Search again named by Forbes

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Forbes—in partnership with analytics firm Statista - compiled the list based on a number of different criteria, in particular the feedback received after surveying thousands of recruiters, candidates, and HR Executives who have worked with recruiting firms over the last three years. Those who were surveyed were asked to [...]

The Single Most Important Role of a CEO

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Even as I write the title, I know that it is audacious. Nobody could so precisely synthesize the unending responsibilities of a CEO into a single most important role. But we believe there is one … A simple search of the internet indicates that this is not the first time [...]

CarterBaldwin Executive Search has been named by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Executive Search Firms”

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Forbes—in partnership with analytics firm Statista—compiled the list based on a number of different criteria, in particular the feedback received after surveying thousands of recruiters, candidates, and HR Executives who have worked with recruiting firms over the last three years. Those who were surveyed were asked to identify up to [...]

The Zone of Pressure vs. the Zone of Contentment

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While we certainly can’t dictate every outcome, we can align our teams and resources to maximize our chances of success. Said another way, the championship is not always won in the draft, but I like my odds better when I’ve got a team comprised of the right athletes. A crucial [...]

The Talent to Differentiate

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The tax, accounting and consulting market has experienced seismic shifts in recent years.  Several factors have played into the fast rate of change, including continued economic uncertainty, earnings pressure, aggressive federal and state tax jurisdictions, global regulatory change and more aggressive competition between firms.  Regional firms are pushing up market.  [...]

When Servant Leadership becomes…Leader Servantship

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I taught high school Sunday School for nearly a decade.  One of my students was the quarterback of the local football team, and whenever I asked him a question that he was not sure of the answer, he would smile real big and slowly say “Jesus”?   No kidding…he got a [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Consider External Candidates

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In that we are an executive search firm, it may seem fairly self-serving to include, in our newsletter, an article advocating external hires. The obvious truth is that our entire industry goes away if organizations quit recruiting leadership from the outside. And yet, surprisingly, internal promotions are equally critical to [...]

A Talent Shortage Still Exists for Business-Minded Professionals

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There is a shortage of leaders-even in our current economic environment-who bring both specific technical expertise and strategic general business acumen to the table.  Smart organizations are looking for and hiring it. Smart leadership candidates are acquiring and marketing it. This shortage is magnified in technical professions like tax, accounting [...]

Winning at the Board Game

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We are constantly being bombarded with the message that the business world is shrinking. One of the growing terms for this change is that the world is becoming flat. With the continued enhancements in technology and information availability, the ability for a company to isolate itself geographically is quickly disappearing. [...]