The 2 C’s – Communication & Competency

My last post concentrated on how a Recruiter can differentiate themselves from the majority of their counterparts by simply shifting focus from short-term results to building long-term relationships. Recruiters with an eye on the long game have two things in common – good communication skills and competence. Communication: It’s more than what you say, it’s […]

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Good vs. Great: All Recruiters are Not Created Equal

What makes a good recruiter?  It’s not difficult to find a list of characteristics to answer that broad question.  Admittedly, I read many of those articles when I was preparing to interview as an Executive Recruiter.  They all rattle off the same qualities of being an attentive listener, target-driven, and an expert communicator.  Every salesperson […]

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The Newport Group Opens new Office in Wichita Falls, Texas

The Newport Group, a leading enterprise in executive search and consulting services, today announced they have opened an office in the city of Wichita Falls, Texas, effective Monday, January 4th. This location will serve to augment the executive search and consulting efforts of the firm’s Texas operations, while providing additional resources to the company’s offices […]

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David Ogilvy and The Solution To Ad-Blocking

David Ogilvy and The Solution To Ad-Blocking

New research from eMarketer tells us something important about advertising: keep it interesting, and people will be interested in your product. The eMarketer research, which came out last week, indicated that almost a third of adults under the age of 35 are blocking ads across platforms. Even though some ads were seen as relevant– social […]

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Rx Data: Two Technologies Changing Life Sciences, not made for Life Sciences

Rx Data: Two Technologies Changing Life Sciences, not made for Life Sciences

I’ve seen a lot of changes throughout my 15 years in this industry, though one of the few regular occurrences I’ve noticed is a practical advance, and use, of technology. Whether it’s going back to the literal breakthrough of the MRI, or to Organovo’s recent in vitro liver announcement, perhaps no other trades are as prolific or utilitarian when it comes […]

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When is it Time to Interview?

When is it Time to Interview?

As an Executive Search Professional, I talk with individuals daily about the prospects of a new opportunity, and when it makes sense to put yourself out there and actually go on an interview. At least twice I day I hear the ever-indecisive remark, “I’m not sure if it’s the right time to interview.” Well, I’m […]

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Newport Ranked #1 Search Firm Two Years Running!

The San Diego Business Journal this week released the 2015 rankings of Permanent Placement Services Companies in San Diego County. We are thrilled to say that The Newport Group was ranked first overall, for the 2nd year in a row. This repeat win is an affirmation of our unwavering commitment to providing the best executive […]

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Newport Group Announces Launch of Enhanced, Mobile-Friendly Website

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – June 25th, 2015 – The Newport Group, a leading enterprise in executive search and consulting, today announced it has officially launched a new, full-featured and mobile-optimized website at www.newportsearch.com. The site contains detailed overviews of the company’s executive search services and recruiting program, as well as a wide-range of downloadable resources, […]

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