Capitalizing on Diversity: Leveraging Next-Generation Advantages in Executive Pipelines

Financial services company DTCC has developed practices that let it capitalize on diversity.

From its entry-level hiring practices onward, the organization has created a pipeline that effectively prepares non-White, non-male, and non-heterosexual candidates for executive roles.

With this goal in …

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Leaders Share the Best Pieces of Career Advice They’ve Ever Received

Sure, you should typically take others’ thoughts with a grain of salt – but some abiding adages and advice have withstood the test of time, being passed down from one leader to the next for a reason.

We caught up …

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How to find a tech job when companies are firing, not hiring

Tech startup layoffs have reached alarming levels, echoing the impact of the pandemic and affecting thousands of workers in the U.S. Unfortunately, layoffs affect new employee hiring as much as job security. A recent study by B2B Reviews looked at …

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Dealing with Meeting Fatigue in a Remote Setting

In the last few years, many companies have begun to adopt fully-remote or hybrid work paradigms, which inevitably means a whole lot of virtual meetings. This has led to increased awareness of the phenomenon known as “meeting fatigue.” Here are …

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Q&A with ScottMadden Consultants and Veterans Rob Smith and Holly Thompson

Vault: Can you tell us a bit about the kind of work you do at ScottMadden?

Rob Smith: I work primarily within ScottMadden’s Corporate & Shared Services practice, specifically focused on advising our clients in the areas of finance and …

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Forging Stronger Connections in the Era of Hybrid and Remote Teams: An Executive Perspective

According to Zippia, 74% of American companies already used or planned to implement permanent hybrid work policies. 

Another 64% of high-growth companies already used “productivity anywhere” models, meaning employees could work at home or in the office. 

Certainly, both employers …

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The Hidden Job Market for Executives: Unveiling Untapped Opportunities

If you’re only applying to online job postings, you’re missing perhaps the most helpful method for job hunting: the hidden job market.

According to Stacey Perkins of recruiting firm Korn Ferry, around 60% of jobs are never posted on public …

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Networking Effectively During an Internship

A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee. Something you can always control is the way in which you interact …

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Leading with Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Executive Leadership

After PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi landed the organization’s top job, she wrote thank-you notes to the parents of every executive team member.

After realizing her own parents had been instrumental in her success, she was inspired to write the letters.

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Fostering a Positive Work Culture: Overcoming Challenges at the Executive Level

Bill Gates is widely cited as one of the best corporate leaders of all time.

As head of Microsoft, he encouraged team members with a practice called “intellectual stimulation” that asked them to solve problems creatively. 

In addition to empowering …

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