Spotlight on Jonathan McIntosh, Recruiter for Nonprofit Practice

Joining the Nonprofit team two years ago, Jonathan McIntosh is blazing trails for the Nonprofit practice.  Jonathan is a hard-working, determined, and honest individual who pours himself into his work. Prior to joining the practice, the Nonprofit team had a flourishing business working primarily with environmental conservation organizations. While working with these organizations, Jonathan also … Continued

Making the Most of Your Interview

When it comes hiring and the interviewing process, there is a lot of talk about acquiring good talent and retaining good talent. Unfortunately, one of the challenges is that the interviewing PROCESS is often outdated. Hiring managers are sometimes asking the same questions that don’t always allow them to find out of the candidate is … Continued

10 Reasons Why People Quit Their Jobs

Every day more and more Baby Boomers retire, and with the workforce gap between the Millennial Generation and Baby Boomers, employers are going to have to work harder at retaining employees. Money is not the only factor in keeping the workforce alive, management is the key reason an employee decides to leave or stay within … Continued

Spotlight on Whitney Morris, Medical Affairs Search

ThinkingAhead would like to congratulate Whitney Morris on another great year! After 3 years in a row of growing her business, Whitney was our top recruiter for 2018. Prior to entering the world of executive search, Whitney was a pharmaceutical representative for five years.  Whitney is a genuine, self-deprecating, and modest person, and might even … Continued

The Right Way to Ask for More Money

Have you fallen behind the market value? If so, here’s a fix. Over the last several months, we have had a lot of conversations with candidates where money is the main motivator for making a career move.  As a recruiter, honestly this can be a little frustrating, leading to you simply getting a raise at … Continued

Advancement – Are You Doing What it Takes?

Let’s talk about advancement. And specifically what we mean by the word “advancement” is active preparation for the next step in your career. Around our office we like to ask candidates, “what do you see as your next move, career-wise?” The answers we hear vary, but they usually sound something like this: “I want to … Continued

10 Tips for Writing Effective Emails

No wonder our inboxes are cluttered. Over half of the entire planet uses email right now. According to a 2018 Radicati Group study, there will be more than 3.8 billion email users before the start of 2019, over 100 million more than the previous year. You only have a few seconds to catch someone’s attention. If you want to punch … Continued

Our Own Kay Linder has earned Senior Status with HIMSS

When you’re looking to partner with an Executive Recruiter, you should count your blessings when you come across someone who takes their specialization and industry seriously; someone who is actively involved in the professional communities that their clients and candidates are a part of and someone who thoughtfully contributes to the growth of their own … Continued

A View From The Top: Christy Farrell Takes Home the Coveted ThinkingAhead Ralph Mosley Award

Each year, The Ralph Mosley Award for Excellence is presented to an individual who embodies and embraces the spirit of ThinkingAhead, Inc.. This person exhibits high ethical standards, commitment through years of service, consistent performance, a positive influence on the company and its employees and active community involvement. The Mosley Award winner is nominated by … Continued

LinkedIn 101: Tips Essential for LinkedIn Success

Here we are, just over a month into the New Year. It’s a time of re-evaluation and goal setting in order to successfully take 2018 by storm! What’s the best way to get in on the action? Create or revamp your LinkedIn profile! LinkedIn is a pivotal tool and FREE resource used by professionals to … Continued

The Game of “Telephone”

When you were a kid, did you ever play telephone? If you did, you probably remember it being a silly game you played with your friends. If you didn’t, let me explain. Telephone is a popular children’s game where you whisper a message to the person next to you, down the line, until the last … Continued

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