Sizing People Up October 2020

Without question, Covid-19 has created both personal and professional challenges for most of us. Our business certainly slowed a bit in the beginning. During this time, our firm started a book club.

Reflections of an Executive Recruiter June 2020

I recently interviewed an outstanding middle market CEO candidate.   Our discussion reminded me why I enjoy the search business so much.   We meet so many interesting and successful people who do what they do so well.

Recruiting Observations from Covid-19 May 2020

The Covid-19 health crisis has disrupted business an obvious understatement.  However, Sockwell Partners has helped our clients navigate the challenges Covid-19 has placed on senior-level recruitment.   We have learned how recruitment can still happen in the era of social distancing.

Creating an Environment to Attract Talent February 2020

Recruiting executives has never been easy and it's getting even harder.   According to the 2019 Conference Board Annual Survey, a CEO's #1 worry is hiring leadership talent. (1)  Most senior-level candidates already have a good job and can choose where they want to work and when to make a change.