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Recruitment

Acquire High-Impact Talent

We are a process driven firm. Through deep understanding of local cultures and behaviors as well as global corporate values, we´ve developed the ability to design tailored services based on the specific needs of each of our customers.

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Consulting

Leverage talent for innovation and growth

We are a process driven firm. Through deep understanding of local cultures and behaviors as well as global corporate values, we´ve developed the ability to design tailored services based on the specific needs of each of our customers.

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Career Services

Helping individuals achieve sustainable development.

Help achieve specific personal and professional goals by developing potential, improving relationships, and enhancing performance. As an executive, your career success will depend on an ongoing strategy, active engagement in your career direction, and routine updates of your resume and online presence.

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Global Reach With Local Knowledge

The firm's headquarters are located in Houston and it has offices in Guadalajara, Monterrey, Mexico City with partner firms in the rest of the world .

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The Pay Increase You Should Expect When Changing Jobs
Aug 23, 2015

How much? There is no easy answer to this question but the best way to address it is to understand a company’s typical thought process.

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Make sure you have a product before jumping on the ‘Personal Brand’ band wagon
Aug 22, 2015

Personal branding is about how everything you do: every job, every social and personal endeavor will define who you are and what you can offer in the next step of your career. You cannot go wrong if you focus on that.

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Executive jobs: It’s not you, it’s not me. It’s just not meant to be.
Aug 21, 2015

A fit at all levels is not easy. Many elements that were once considered intangible are now part of a tangible evaluation process and from the standpoint of an executive it is not about right or wrong, good or bad, it is simply about fit.

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Stop drifting and start driving your career
Aug 21, 2015

The ultimate purpose is to not just focus on the finish line but also understand the best method to get there and not hope or expect but drive to achieve our career goals in the desired time.

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The competition for your job (or the job you want)
Aug 21, 2015

Why are you better than the rest? How do you maintain that edge? Who can replace you? What can make you irrelevant?

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The interview cheat sheet
Aug 21, 2015

Doing your homework is an important part of interviewing. So be prepared with your answers and be aware of the hidden messages that you will convey.

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High-performance is the new average
Aug 21, 2015

Don’t expect the organization you work for to plan your career, establish your direction and pay for training you need to achieve your long-term goals.

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Multicultural executives have an edge
Aug 20, 2015

Executives who have been successful in international assignments have usually excelled in understanding the environment, leading visionary change and results, as well as mastering complex business problems.

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ExecuNet Q&A: What Drives a Recruiter?
Aug 20, 2015

It is important to align your expectations by understanding what drives a recruiter.

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Career portability. A lesson from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Seriously)
Aug 20, 2015

plan your career and make decisions ask yourself the question: How portable and independent am I? Can I be equally successful in another organization or position? Am I worth what they pay me in the open market? Be brutally honest with yourself. Identify the gaps and make sure you’re portable.

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Diversity recruiting or recruiting for diversity
Aug 20, 2015

Diversity efforts in recruiting are meant to create a diverse team in the workplace, which is different from a recruiting process that is diverse.

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How to best approach executive recruiters as a candidate
Aug 20, 2015

If you want to approach an executive recruiter with success and stay top-of-mind, then give them what they need (hint: It’s not always your resume).

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Former NFL Player and Anaylst Joins Alder Koten as Senior Advisor
Aug 18, 2015

Raul Allegre, former NFL player and ESPN analyst joins Alder Koten as a consultant and senior advisor to the firm's sports practice.

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Don’t just say it, prove it
May 10, 2015

Selling and describing yourself in a resume, a presentation, an interview or meeting is a crucial factor in getting noticed, getting promoted or getting hired.

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Tip of the Day: Define and Drive Your Personal Brand and Product
May 10, 2015

Personal branding is about everything you do: every job, every social and personal endeavor will define who you are and what you can offer in the next step of your career.

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Tip of the Day: Prepare for an interview and maximize the experience.
May 10, 2015

Take the job interview as an opportunity to perform and as an opportunity to take your presentation and preparation skills to the next level.

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Don’t just interview. Polish your skills and perform.
May 10, 2015

A quick search on Google will yield much information on how to prepare for an interview. You can find many interview questions and many guides on how to dress and even what questions to ask, but it all comes down to you wanting to spend the time to prepare yourself for the interview. Unfortunately, the […]

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The Alder Koten Quadrant Profile
May 10, 2015

The concepts and standard practices defined in our framework are the basis for all the services that we provide including executive search, recruiting, assessment, coaching, and outplacement. The Quadrant Profile focuses on the different elements that define a professional profile and as such serves as a guideline for career development and as a benchmark for a potential […]

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Recruiter Confidence on the Rise in Mexico, United States, and Canada
May 10, 2015

Confidence among executive recruiters continues to climb as an increase in management recruiting activity confirms that more companies are thinking about growth in 2011 and more business leaders are poised to explore their career options.

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The new loyalty and the freelance employee
Oct 25, 2013

True loyalty in an employment relationship takes into consideration what will happen to the other party when the business relationship ends.

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Compensation Structures in Mexico
Aug 26, 2011

An informative outline to help managers like you, gain a better understanding of hiring and managing in Mexico.

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What is the difference between competences and competencies?
Apr 10, 2011

In short, a competence's focus in on the what and the competency's focus is on the how.

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