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Building Culture Amidst the Storm

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How nonprofit CEOs are building organizational culture while battling the coronavirus. The global lockdown to fight the COVID-19 virus dispersed nonprofit organizations from their traditional work environments into remote and virtual ones. CarterBaldwin asked the leaders of Compassion International, Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill Industries, and several others how they are [...]

Five Mistakes to Avoid in Leadership Transitions

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As an executive search firm, we have led more than 100 searches to find CEOs for the world’s largest faith-based nonprofits. In every instance, there is a board who is strongly committed to the future of the institution, and in every instance, there is great intent to assure that the [...]

Andrea McDaniel Smith Named Partner, CarterBaldwin Executive Search

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CarterBaldwin Executive Search is pleased to announce Andrea McDaniel Smith has become a Partner of the firm. Andrea brings a wealth of experience in mission-based organizations and will further expand CarterBaldwin’s scope and capacity in social enterprise, public policy, and the global nonprofit arena. Andrea joined CarterBaldwin in 2015 following [...]

Managing Culture in Chaos

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As our team at CarterBaldwin has sought to respond to these unprecedented times, the need to maintain - and indeed even strengthen - our culture in the midst of a dramatically different work environment has been front and center for us. Our team asked a number of our [...]

CarterBaldwin is proud to announce the appointment of our Chairman, Price Harding, to the Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees.

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WASHINGTON—The Heritage Foundation today named Price Harding as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Harding is the chairman of CarterBaldwin, one of the largest and most successful executive search firms in the United States. Over his 30-year executive search career, Harding has been principal consultant on more than [...]

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 [...]

Measuring Trust

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When we conduct a search for an executive who will succeed in a leadership role with one of our clients we take into consideration what we believe to be the four critical components of a successful “fit.”  These elements of fit include the skill set that the executive brings to [...]

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