Our blog articles cover topics such as succession planning, ethics, economic trends, compensation, employee engagement and recruiting. New posts are added each month by firm Principal, David Magy.

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  • New Year’s Resolution (Yes - in February)

    Mid-January – still New Year's Resolution time!   I started drafting this Blog in mid-January (right after I put out the new terms Blog – the January 2024 Blog – see ...

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  • New Terms (Again) for 2024!

    Early last year (see https://www.abelnmagy.com/blog/what-language-is-this-2023-terminology), I wrote that we had experienced and internalized enough changes in terminology from the...

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  • Titles and Dates

    In September of 2022, I wrote a Blog titled Ethics From The ‘Other’ Side – Clients and Candidates (see https://www.abelnmagy.com/blog...). Fast...

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  • The Brady Bunch and LeBron James

    OR . . . . . Culture and Market – How The Brady Bunch and LeBron James Fit In Earlier this month, I was attending a networking event through TCSHRM (Twin Cities Society for Human Resource Management) and ran into a long-time friend.  (Thank you Larry...

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  • We Have Great Clients!

    (Thank you to Kathy Rhodes, one of the talented Associates at Abeln, Magy, Underberg & Associates for this Blog topic suggestion!) As we always say, no one has ever called us with an easy search and a long timeframe.  We are commonly called...

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  • Ethics from a Client Perspective

    Each month for multiple years, I have had the pleasure of writing the Abeln, Magy, Underberg & Associates (AMUA) Blog.  It has covered a multitude of topics – the economy, retained search, best practices for candidates, compensation trends and ethics to name...

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  • The Strength and Resiliency of the Job Market

    The Executive Search industry is considered to be a leading economic indicator for the economy.  That simply means that if we are busy, the economy should continue to be moving in a positive direction for the next 3 – 6 months.  We rely on more than...

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  • AI – A Topic I Know So Little About!

    I know virtually nothing about AI.  Yet here I am, Blogging about it.  AND yes, I am the actual live Blog author.  I am not using AI technology to create this.  AI Discussion is Everywhere As I draft this...

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  • Job Hunting Tips

    We are a Retained Executive Search Firm.  That simply translates to the fact that we are working on behalf of our clients (hiring organizations) to fill their senior-level positions.  Senior-level is commonly defined as Director, Vice President and C-Suite...

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  • Oh – You’re A Headhunter

    Terminology!  I was at a seminar last week (topic not related to my profession) and was asked what I do.  I explained my business in what I thought were clear terms.  The person who asked then simply stated, “oh – you’re a headhunter”.  (He...

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