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TalentRise Joins PRAXI Alliance as the Network’s Exclusive U.S. and Canadian Executive Search and Talent Consulting Partner

TalentRise—a retained executive search and talent optimization management consulting firm—recently joined the Italian-based PRAXI Alliance network to provide exclusive executive[...]
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11 Traits to Look for in a Nonprofit Executive

Nonprofits and the executives who lead them are a critical part of our communities, providing essential services and support to individuals and groups that may otherwise go overlooked.  When selecting a nonprofit executive, boards and search committees should seek candidates who possess a combination of leadership qualities, strategic thinking skills, passion for the organization’s mission, […]
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The Rise of Fractional Leadership: Is a Fractional Executive the Right Hire for Your Business?

To fill critical gaps on their leadership teams, especially during times of transformational growth, more organizations are turning to fractional executives to round out their C-suites.  In this blog, we’re answering some frequently asked questions about fractional executives and sharing some of the reasons why businesses are considering this type of hire.  Who is utilizing […]
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6 Interview Questions to Ask a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Candidate

A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is an essential role, overseeing your organization’s marketing, branding, communications, and public relations efforts. An effective CMO will enhance your organization’s visibility and reputation among its key audiences and ensure you’re delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time. Here are some of the questions you […]
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5 Things Employers Should Know About Improving Software Engineer Employee Retention

Tech companies experience an average employee turnover rate of 13.2 percent, which rises to 21.7 percent among embedded software engineers. That’s quite an alarming statistic when you think about the extensive time and resources that go into hiring and onboarding the individuals for these highly technical roles. Meanwhile, with conversations around artificial intelligence and machine […]
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Company Culture

These Four Facets of Inspired Leadership Will Set You and Your Team Up for a Successful 2024

by Kristen Lampert
The only constant in life is change. It’s a quote we’ve all heard, but as we get past the hustle and bustle of the holidays and start a new year, it hits especially close to home. Leaders today face an increasingly “VUCA” (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world. You’re navigating a multigenerational workforce, virtual team environments, […]
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Interviews

8 Interview Questions to Ask a Vice President of Sales Candidate

by Pete Petrella
The Vice President (VP) of Sales is undeniably essential to a company’s success. They must constantly stay informed and current regarding the industry and market the organization is selling in and its target audience. The VP of Sales oversees an organization’s top-line revenue, including maintaining a sales team to ensure the company achieves its sales […]
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SpinUp, enabling ideas®, TalentRise and Viaduct join forces to power innovation and growth.

We are thrilled to announce a wide-ranging collaboration among SpinUp, the University of Toronto’s newest and first wet lab-based incubator, enabling ideas®, and Aleron Group companies TalentRise and Viaduct. This strategic alliance brings together the innovative spirit of SpinUp, the business design and scaling expertise of enabling ideas® and the unparalleled leadership development and talent […]
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5 Interview Questions to Ask a Chief People Officer (CPO) Candidate

by Pete Petrella
A Chief People Officer (CPO) is a senior executive responsible for championing an organization’s talent through the development and execution of a comprehensive people strategy and employee experience. A proficient CPO is attuned to employee needs, sentiments, and feedback and is responsible for upholding the company’s commitments to its workforce. Their role stands at the […]
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7 Interview Questions to Ask Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Candidates

A C-suite interview has a much different dynamic than a standard mid-level management interview. The stakes are higher because the candidate will be a significant decision-maker, and this person must share the hiring organization’s objectives and vision. A CTO should possess the business knowledge to align technology-related decisions with the organization’s goals. Therefore, the interviewer […]
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How to Prepare Your Business for Success in 2024 and Beyond

In the fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, strategic planning has become the cornerstone of success for organizations of all sizes. Recently, TalentRise’s Senior Talent Management and Organizational Transformation Consultant, Andrew Nash, hosted a webinar where he delved into strategic planning, discussing insights, strategies, and how organizations can overcome challenges and maximize success. What is strategic […]
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