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Office Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts

The office holiday party! Often the theme of satirical movies and laugh out loud scenes from our favorite sitcoms – where inappropriate behavior is plentiful and things always go awry. But this is real life, and no one wants to damage their careers and their reputations with the fall-out from office party don’ts. So here are a few tips to avoid embarrassing yourself, your coworkers and your company at your next holiday gathering.

Onboarding CxOs: Have a Challenging, Dynamic and Personal Plan

WinterWyman Executive Search's Senior Vice President and Partner, Beverly Morgan, weighs in with Lisa Maronski, Head of Talent for Endurance International Group, on what it takes for organizations to effectively onboard a C-level executive, or "CxO."

How to Make Sure Your Next Hire is a Culture Fit

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When it comes to culture fit, “one bad apple can spoil the bunch.” Doing these key things during the interview process will improve your chances of hiring your next rising star.

Business Owners See More Funding Options as Private Equity Proliferates

WinterWyman Executive Search’s SVP and Partner Jon Mazzocchi recently spoke to several executives about their thoughts on the proliferation of private equity.

Ready to Hire a Contract Employee? Start with this Helpful Checklist

Prior to starting the contract hire process, take a few minutes to work through the details using this checklist. A bit of preparation will speed up the hiring process and help get you ready for your new hire.

What to Contemplate When Considering a Board Seat

For seasoned, senior-level executives, adding “Board Membership” to their resumes is an intriguing next step. But, the value of a board seat depends on both your performance and commitment. A strong performance can open up opportunities you’ve aspired to for years; failing can damage your reputation and limit your options for the future.

Technology Professionals – Don’t Underestimate Your Interview with Human Resources

If your next technology role interview starts with Human Resources, here are some tips to maximize the opportunity.

Five Tips to Help You Be an Effective New Manager

The transition to management is much more than a title change. It means committing to learning new skills that will help you be a positive leader. To help you go from a rookie manager to a seasoned pro, check out these five practices that can help you be an effective leader.

Six Reasons Why It Didn’t Work Out with Your Last Contract Employee

Organizations often rely on contract employees to support their teams, and a great deal of work goes into each hire. Making the most of those relationships seems like a no brainer, but there are times when the contract employee leaves before the contract ends. This costs the company time and money, and will likely put the projects behind schedule. Here are six reasons contract employees leave abruptly - and how to avoid them.

8 HR Traps Your Small Business or Startup Should Avoid

Small businesses and startups can be adept at using limited resources to handle a variety of tasks. Or, they may hire inexperienced HR people to manage projects that may be better lead by more experienced employees. Ultimately, they do what’s needed to stay on budget and get the job done. In the area of human resources, these practices are not unusual, but at what cost? Here are some common HR mistakes we see with small and new businesses, and ways to avoid them.

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