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Employers: #1 Reason You Can’t Catch the Hires You Want

Employers, here’s the painful truth: YOU are the reason you’re missing out on great hires… and there’s no excuse for it. It was a “candidate’s market” long before the impact of COVID. The number of  …
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Are You Spoiling Your Bunch by Hiring Rotten Apples? Toxic Employees

We all know one bad apple can spoil the bunch…. Now research proves it. Toxic employees are often the reason good employees leave. They are also costly. Dylan Minor, a visiting assistant professor at Harvard  …
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NO VACCINE… NO JOB?

The U.S. reached two extremely important milestones in recent weeks: 50% of adults have received at least one vaccine shot and 916,000 jobs were added in March resulting in the unemployment rate falling to 6%.  …
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ENSURING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION [VIDEO]

From hiring to marketing, what can leaders do to ensure diversity and inclusion in their organization? TurningPoint CEO & Founder, Ken Schmitt, shares ways to identify often overlooked biases and offers  practical actions leaders can  …
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THE COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE: TALENTOR INTERNATIONAL BUILDS CONNECTIONS

In 2019, Ken Schmitt, CEO and Founder of TurningPoint Executive Search was invited to become an American partner for Talentor, an international talent network operating in 28 countries around the world.  Collaborating with this global  …
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TURNINGPOINT CEO FEATURED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

TurningPoint Executive Search Founder and CEO, Ken Schmitt, was featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article discussing Zoom fatigue. Examining the increase in virtual living, Aili McConnon spoke to medical experts and professionals to understand its impact on introverts  …
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SMLA FIRESIDE CHAT WITH HP POWERHOUSE, AMY WINHOVEN

TurningPoint is proud to be the power behind the Sales & Marketing Leadership Alliance. Our resume of powerhouse speakers grew last month when Amy Winhoven, Global Head of Insights at HP, discussed transitioning from an agency  …
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HERE WE GROW AGAIN! WELCOME TO THE TEAM, SONIA!

TurningPoint Executive Search is pleased to announce a new addition to our incredible team! Sonia Bains comes to us from Florida, by way of New York! Growing up in Florida, you can probably guess her first job…  …
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TURNINGPOINT & NATIONAL UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR PREPPING MARKETING STUDENTS FOR THE REAL WORLD

Ken Schmitt, Founder and CEO or TurningPoint Executive Search, recently sat down with Mary Beth McCabe, National University Lead Faculty and Owner of Sun Marketing, to discuss the necessary skills and experiences her Master of Science in Marketing  …
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REFERRAL PARTNERS: LESS + MORE = MORE

When it comes to referral partners, it’s natural to think that casting a wide net increases your chances of making a lucrative connection, right? Based on my experience over the last couple of months, I’m  …
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