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Now Hiring: Einstein the Generalist

  • 12/21

Imagine you’re tasked with finding someone to lead your scientific lab or business and you have two candidates to choose from. The first is middle-aged and highly experienced in leading teams of scientists. This candidate went to the best schools…

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True Grit

  • 11/21

What is the truest predictor of success in life and business? No one quite knows. We all can relate stories of the brilliant man who amounted to nothing, or to the determined woman who rose to the top. We’ve all…

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The Value of Being a Generalist

  • 10/21

Business leaders, in their zeal to succeed, often focus on finding a specialist candidate. These are rock star professionals who are better than anyone in the industry at what they do. Often the specialist does one thing or focuses on…

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Change is in the wind

  • 07/21

I believe those of us who have been around for more than a handful of decades tend to develop a sixth sense about business. It’s akin to how a pointer, a common bird dog breed, uses its nose to gauge…

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Create Opportunities and Connections in the New Year

  • 12/20

This past year was anything but normal. Businesses had to change very quickly to respond to the pandemic and rapidly-shifting market conditions. Whole industries were made obsolete while others became lifelines for millions of people. We held our collective breath…

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For Quality Candidates, Fish in a New Pond

  • 11/20

When a position opens up nowadays, two questions frequently asked are: Do candidates need specific experience in our industry? Are we doing what we can to ensure the diversity of our workforce? Often, the inclination is to answer Yes to…

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Durakis Executive Search Family News

  • 09/20

Many who know Durakis Executive Search and have been part of our extended network for some time know that we have supported companies in their search and recruiting needs, in one form or another, since 1974. Much of our philosophy…

How to Start the Year Right

  • 12/19

It’s that time of year again: a time to not only reflect on the year you’ve had but to position yourself and your company for success in the future. Last year, I shared my contacts’ answers to the question, “What’s…

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