There are 212 case studies in this section. These describe the issues our clients faced as they approached their job search and how we helped them with securing new positions and negotiate better packages. At the beginning of many stories, you will see a video or audio symbol. Click on that and listen to or watch the client speak about their Stewart, Cooper & Coon search experience.
Family-centered benefits play a major role in the lives of an employee’s children. Health insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, and FMLA all receive – and deserve – a great deal of limelight, but there is one area that also stands to make a highly significant and lifelong contribution, and that is financial education.
In today’s competitive job market, candidates are focused on perks beyond just title and salary. Employers who offer creative benefits are doing so in an effort to retain top talent, as family benefits are becoming a way for employees to ascertain whether a company supports and values the family dynamic.
Along with the more common family-related benefits that are offered, financial education for children could make the … Read More
While good organizations do their best to keep their clientele happy at all times, even the most highly regarded companies are bound to experience a customer complaint every once in a while. Therefore, it’s important for all businesses to know how to prepare for a negative customer reaction, should the situation arise.
The manner in which companies handle criticism directly affects the survival of your business. In fact, teaching your employees how to properly deal with an unhappy client should be of paramount value in your organization.
Here, we discuss some guidelines to help businesses effectively and gracefully handle an unsatisfied customer.
Dealing With General Customer Complaints
1. Pay attention
According to Matthew Swyers, business writer and founder of the … Read More
|One of our primary services has always been to provide our clients and partners with a reliable roadmap and forecast of the economic environment that lies ahead. Establishing topography of dependability and confidence is vital to the health of the industry and our ability to respond appropriately to changing indicators. Our targeted surveys show that executive recruiter sentiment remains fairly bullish for the next six months–by which we mean that the projections indicate that over 65 percent of high-level executive recruiters are highly confident that executive recruitment will rise in the following year.|
Where does this sense of ‘bullishness’ come into play and why is it a good thing? Well, we see it as indicative that not only are we
Business owners are typically quite adept at forecasting the future needs of their companies. In fact, for entrepreneurs, planning ahead is an indispensable skill. Yet, by the same token, looking forward in a practical way is often next to impossible without accurately evaluating the past.
Of course, each year presents its set of highs and lows; and it’s just as important to celebrate an achievement as it is to assess and learn from a flawed decision. Simply stated, in order to create a working plan for the upcoming year, it’s imperative for business owners to take stock of the past one. Small-business adviser to entrepreneurs across the globe and contributor to Inc.com, Marla Tabaka, shares some valuable guidelines … Read More
Employees seeking a shift into the c-level or any form of entrepreneurship must remember that that the process requires patience. Switching to a new, more demanding career not only requires tenacity, finely tuned skills and expertise, but also attention to your own personal brand. While reinventing your professional image may seem like a tremendous feat, it’s important to remember that it’s actually quite common in the corporate world and beyond.
According to Kandia Johnson; Communications Strategist, Corporate Motivator, and Business Writer/Entrepreneur; it’s important to seek out and remember many of the success stories of personal reinvention as a reminder and inspiration to stay motivated. However, she continues, “…it takes time, hard work, and patience to re-brand”. Luckily, she has shared … Read More
Rebranding becomes necessary when an event or action causes a change in the equity of a product or service. It’s almost invariably present within cases of equity loss, since there is seldom a reason or an advantage to rebranding a highly successful existing image.
A Case of Public Perception
Let’s consider an anecdotal example of what we will refer to as “Terrible Airline LLC”; an airline that has been in operation for three years, and, while no one was ever hurt, experienced three significant incidents during that time which garnered a great deal of negative publicity. The first failure was a manufacturing brake fault causing a runway excursion; the second was an unpowered landing because the ground crew … Read More
The American small business landscape is steadily changing. While even positive changes can cause a temporary upset, the good news is that start-up and small business growth in the U.S. has been on the continued upswing since 2015. In fact, according a recent Kauffman Report, 2017 shows the most promise for entrepreneurial expansion in over a decade. However, this is not to say that all current circumstances have made for an easy road.
Nevertheless, here are some of the more promising factors currently affecting today’s small business community.
Some entrepreneurs have decided to forego the tediousness of hiring, payroll, and management hierarchies, instead opting for a one-person enterprise. A recent Census Bureau report has reported that … Read More