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When is a team not a team?

By |2021-04-17T04:04:44-06:00August 29th, 2016|Career Transition, Executive Coaching, Executive Search, HR Consulting, Management Consulting|

I met the executive vice-president of HR of a global firm the other day. He asked me to tell him about Cenera. I told him we were employee-owned, Calgary born and raised, we offer a range of HR services, and that we work as a team. “No you don’t. That’s impossible”, he said. “You’re a [...]

Why Fit Matters – And what you can do about it

By |2021-04-17T04:04:44-06:00August 22nd, 2016|Executive Search|

We just picked up a new executive search for an exploitation engineer. Not because they are hard to find – with all the layoffs in the city I know there are lots of outstanding exploitation engineers out there looking for work. I suspect if you placed an online ad you would get hundreds of applicants. [...]

Executive Search: Our Global Connections

By |2021-04-17T04:04:44-06:00July 7th, 2016|Executive Search, Global Partners|

Cornerstone Group International – Annual Conference – Lima, Peru As many of you know, Cenera is a member of the Cornerstone International Group (CIG), a network of independently owned and operated Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firms just like ours that operate in 66 different locations all over the world. We have over [...]

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Holiday Season Networking

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00December 3rd, 2015|Career Transition, Marketing|

It seems we are often asked by our clients if they should take a break from their job search over the holidays. Chances are you won’t get many interviews, but this is a great time to network and look ahead to the New Year. How can you hit the ground running? By networking like crazy [...]

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00November 30th, 2015|Career Transition, Executive Search|

Times are tough, no question about it. There are a lot of people looking for work at the moment. And surprisingly a lot of people are finding work. These aren’t the stories you hear on the radio or in the newspaper. I guess nothing sells like doom and gloom. We know from our work with [...]

Executive Coaching for Impact

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00January 13th, 2015|Executive Coaching|

Blog from our global partner: Career Partners International – Tulsa / Russ Knight When a company invests in development of any kind, the goal is to help individual employees and the organization succeed. Individually, the focuses of goals are about results – behavioral changes to improve outcomes. For the organization investing in development, improved results are [...]

A Business Case for the Use of Assessment Tools in Talent Management

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00September 22nd, 2014|Executive Coaching|

Assessment Tools (aka psychometric assessments) are growing in popularity by businesses worldwide for talent management, as well as by individuals, for personal development and career planning. A scientifically proven instrument can be of significant value for matching the right person to the right job, as well as identifying areas of strength and for personal development [...]

Leading in Today’s Rapidly Changing Global Environment

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00September 3rd, 2014|Executive Coaching, Management Consulting|

Blog from our global partner: Maria Drew, Career Partners International - Florida/Caribbean. A once common belief was that the best leaders treated everyone equally and consistently. However, the newest thinking on the subject is that this does not drive organizational or even personal success. Instead the best approach is to be a flexible leader who [...]

Do You Treat Your Leaders and Employees as Well as You Treat Your Equipment?

By |2021-04-17T04:04:45-06:00June 16th, 2014|Executive Coaching|

Blog from our global partner: Career Partners International. A Best Case Scenario OK, let’s size this up. Your company has invested $500,000 in a new physical asset. The base price was $250,000, bells and whistles were $50,000 and the agent was another $60,000. In weeks you’ll need to move this high-dollar asset halfway across the [...]

Critical Conversations for New Leaders

By |2021-04-17T04:04:46-06:00June 9th, 2014|Executive Coaching|

Blog from our global partner: Brian Clapp, Career Partners International - Philadelphia. Leaders who are new to a leadership role, new to the company, or recently promoted to a role of greater scope or complexity face significant challenges. Research shows that roughly 50% of newly hired executives quit or are fired within their first three [...]

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