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Types of Executive Search Firms: Retained vs. Contingency Search
Jan 8, 2018

Learn about executive search firms and how they work. Discover the difference between retained and contingency search, and what best fits your company’s needs.

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Understanding The Recruiting and Executive Search landscape
Dec 18, 2017

Unfortunately, executive search consulting and contingent recruiting are often thought of interchangeably, but are completely different professions.

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10 ways to bridge cultural diversity
Dec 17, 2017

Whether you are a manager of a diverse group or managing in a foreign country, it is recommended to acknowledge and implement the following.

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Alder Koten completes search for CEO of Farmacias Benavides (Wallgreens Boots Alliance)
Dec 15, 2017

Alder Koten is pleased to announce that, our client, Farmacias Benavides appointed Macedonio Garza would be its new CEO. He will report to Nicholas Osorio, Managing Director of the Walgreens Boots Alliance in Latin America, who served as Acting CEO since February 15 of this year.

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How to keep conversations focused and on-track
Dec 13, 2017

. Before we can apply the most appropriate attention management strategies, we need to recognize the types of attention and the available tools. We also need to recognize the various internal conditions, such as emotional and psychological, that contribute to our inability to focus.

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Alder Koten’s Jose Ruiz is Recognized as an NACD Board LeadershipFellow
Sep 21, 2017

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Jose J. Ruiz as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. NACD Fellows, who earn NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®— stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom. 

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Seven ways to be a leader that listens
Sep 18, 2017

Seven ways to be a leader that listens by Jose Ruiz serves as Alder Koten’s Chief Executive Officer providing vision, strategic direction and the roadmap for the firm’s future. He is also involved in executive search work focused on board members, CEOs and senior-level executives; and consulting engagements related to leadership and organizational effectiveness helping clients create thriving cultures.

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Can you deal with negative emotions in the workplace?
Sep 3, 2017

A workplace can become an emotional place. It is where people of various backgrounds and temperaments must work together while showing the best traits of themselves and producing outputs of high value.

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Four truths about EQ that make a difference in your career
Aug 28, 2017

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has been the buzzword for years. Successful leaders are said to have high emotional intelligence. Moreover, those with high EQ are likely to succeed in society. While it is true that EQ determines one’s level of success, it is not the only success factor. There a

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6 Must-have multicultural management skills
Aug 13, 2017

Today’s workplace is much more diverse than twenty years ago. People from all kinds of background, including nationalities, ethnicities, and religions, can be found working together in an office. Besides, differences in education levels, self-perceptions (positive or negative), and social classes also contribute to the complexity of a modern workplace.

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You can’t lead if you don’t follow
Aug 6, 2017

It is true that leader leads and followers follow, but the separation between the two is a transparent veil, and sometimes there are overlaps between the two. The shift in culture and technology has influenced both leadership and followership considerably. This new shift provides an unprecedented opportunity for learning how to become a better leader by being a good follower.

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Can Non-Technical Managers Lead Technical Teams?
Jul 31, 2017

Technologies play a major role in the business world. More technological changes have been and will continue to be implemented in large, medium, and small companies. Confirming this, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the number of technical positions will rise by 22 percent by 2020.

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Do these 9 things maintain the delicate balance of work and life
Jul 20, 2017

Work-life balance does not come automatically. You must work on them mindfully. Love yourself, so you can contribute more to your job and make a good living for your loved ones.

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There is a secret to success: A single trait that distinguishes successful people and it’s simple.
Jun 4, 2017

You can and need to train yourself to be disciplined. Marathoners don't run marathons because they are disciplined. They are disciplined because they run marathons.

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You Need an Action Board for Your Vision Board
May 29, 2017

If you start a vision board add an action board. Finish with an infinite passion for remaining successful by achieving daily goals after daily goals. Otherwise, your vision board is just a dream board.

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How to determine which experts to hire for the board
May 17, 2017

Selecting people to join the board of directors must be done carefully to ensure good corporate governance.

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Alder Koten in Forbes Top 100 executive recruiting firms list for 2017
May 5, 2017

Alder Koten executive search was named on Forbes 2017 lists of America’s Best Recruitment Firms this week. The executive search firm was ranked 59 from a total of 250 firms that made the list this year.

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10 Must read books on your way to the C-Suite
Apr 26, 2017

We have curated the following list that we hope will help you on your way to the C- Suite.

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How strong is your cultural quotient (CQ)?
Apr 25, 2017

bridging cultural gaps among people in a diverse group requires more than patience and understanding. It requires a respectful and honest communications where clarifying and asking for clarifications should come naturally. In the end, it is not only how you communicate that matters, but also the final quality of the results.

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Are you ready for a C-level position?
Apr 17, 2017

The corporate career ladder is like a funnel. The higher the position, the smaller pool of candidates would be qualified. C-level positions are the ultimate destination, which requires preparation long before arriving.

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Why Amazon Remains Prime Hunting Ground for Headhunters
Apr 14, 2017

Why Amazon Remains Prime Hunting Ground for Headhunters Nothing plays on the mind – and organizational chart – of every CEO more than talent raiding. Here's why modern day poaching can create a logistical nightmare for some companies . . . and how they can stem talent loss.

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Flawless execution does not always depend on a good strategy
Apr 11, 2017

Many books talk about the importance of strategizing. The typical argument is that without a solid strategy, it is almost impossible to execute flawlessly. This is true. However, it is not completely true.

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A defined business ideology can guide you from inception to maturity
Apr 6, 2017

Managing with ideological differences requires more than alertness of whether an action is in alignment or not. It requires an in-depth understanding of what the ideology is and how it is applied in behaviors, decisions, and actions.

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Leading with the heart matters. Why? Because the one that changes isn’t the organization. It is the people.
Apr 2, 2017

Change leadership is an art. There is no exact formula on how to stay innovative and lead on-going changes in an organization. However, when a leader leads with the heart, you can expect to see a result that is beyond expectation.

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