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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.

Trends in Executive Compensation: Tying Rewards to Performance

Structuring competitive compensation packages for C-level executives has never been more difficult. As a result, more organizations are tying rewards to performance, and holding their executives accountable.

How to Make the Move from CIO to CEO

This is an interesting time for CIOs aspiring to become CEOs. With so many organizations, regardless of industry, positioning themselves as “technology companies” (hello GE!), CIOs have increased influence on their company’s business and have gained valuable experience beyond the expected realm of technology. If you are a CIO looking to become CEO, here are some things you can do to set yourself up for the promotion.

The Challenges of Hiring Senior Leaders in Non-Profit Organizations

Non-profits face special challenges when negotiating with candidates for leadership positions, especially those that employ hundreds of people and have multi-million dollar budgets.

 

For CFOs - ‘Dashboarding’ Skills are the New Black

In the recent past, an organization’s “numbers” referred to sales, margins, ratios, growth rates and returns on investment. But, as technology has advanced, so has the way business leaders approach data. Pure numbers people with a knack for compliance are no longer enough. Read what kind of CFO it takes to make a real contribution to a company’s success.

Press Release: WinterWyman Search and Executive Search Named a 2016 Largest Executive Search Firm by the Boston Business Journal

Boston, Massachusetts (September 23, 2016) — WinterWyman Search and Executive Search were named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Largest Executive Search Firms in Massachusetts.”

Six Things to Consider When Selecting an Executive Search Firm

To hire the best available leader, the board and team need a trusted, expert partner who can develop a search strategy based on the unique culture, nuances and dynamics of their organization. Selecting an executive search consultant is as critical as hiring the right candidate.

Press Release: WinterWyman Search Named a 2015 Largest Executive Search Firm by the Boston Business Journal

Boston, Massachusetts (September 25, 2015) — WinterWyman Search was named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Largest Executive Search Firms in Massachusetts.”

Contingency vs. Retained Search – Which Is Right For You?

Once you’ve decided to use a search firm to fill an open position, you have another important choice to make - should you go the route of retained or contingency search? The answer is unequivocal: It depends. Both methods can be successful in securing the right candidate, and there are a number of factors to consider before deciding which path to pursue.

Press Release: WinterWyman Named a 2014 Largest Executive Search Firm and a Largest Temporary Placement Firm

Boston, Massachusetts (March 21, 2014) — WinterWyman was named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Area’s Largest Executive Search Firms” and one of the “Area’s Largest Temporary Placement Firms.”

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