Flextronics Retains Hanold Associates for HR VP Role

Flextronics is one of the world’s leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers offering complete design, engineering, and manufacturing services to aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer digital, industrial, infrastructure, medical, and mobile OEM customers. Hanold Associates has been retained for their Vice President, Talent Management executive search which will be located in the US headquarters in San…

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SC Johnson Retains Hanold Associates for HR Executive Search

SC Johnson has retained Hanold Associates for their newly created position, Head of Global Talent Acquisition. Reporting to the Head of Talent Development, the Head of Global Talent Acquisition will be critical to this people-centric company by participating in the development of recruitment strategies at all levels and programs to support business operations throughout SC…

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Chewy.com Retains Hanold Associates for Multiple HR Positions

With the tag line, ‘where pet lovers shop’ and a motto of delivering pet happiness, Chewy.com takes pet and pet owner satisfaction seriously. As a successful online retailer, Chewy.com ships more than three hundred brands of pet food and products, offering pet owners an easy, fast method of purchasing pet food. Hanold Associates has been…

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What Are Ellison’s First Priorities, Challenges?

As J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s new president, Marvin Ellison will have to hit the ground running to prepare to take over the top post from current CEO Mike Ullman. Ellison, who will join Penney (NYSE: JCP) on Nov. 1, will have nine months at the Plano-based retailer before he assumes the CEO role on Aug.…

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J.C. Penney’s Latest Leadership Hire Faces Major Challenges

Incoming J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison is qualified for the job, analysts say. But his leadership may not be enough to save the struggling department store chain as customers flock to stores with cheaper clothes and cooler cachet. Ellison is a “credible hire,” but J.C. Penney’s structural problems will cause the company to miss the three-year…

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J.C. Penney Names Home Depot Exec CEO

After over a year-long search, J.C. Penney (JCP) named Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison as CEO, the company announced Monday. Ellison takes over from interim CEO Mike Ullman, the company’s former chief executive who agreed to come out of retirement to help the company rebuild itself after CEO Ron Johnson was ousted in April 2013.…

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Why Risk Takers Do Better in Business and Life

You’re asked to speak at an event, but you hate being in front of crowds. Do you make up an excuse and politely decline, or recognize there’s a reason behind the invitation, rise to the occasion and start thinking about how you’ll prepare? How you respond says a lot about your overall success in business…

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Talent wars: Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street

When Jorge Velasquez accepted an internship at Citigroup this summer, he wasn’t dreaming about becoming the next Jamie Dimon. He’s far more interested in following in the footsteps of Steve Jobs. As a math whiz with a passion for economics, the rising college senior would seem to fit the mold for Wall Street. But Velasquez was…

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Big Corporate Layoffs ‘Great Opportunity’ for Small Businesses

Most of the time small businesses are at a disadvantage when it comes to recruiting skilled employees. After all, they often can’t compete on salary, nor do they hold the same cache as their bigger competitors. But they can take advantage of massive layoffs at their larger brethren to build their workforce of talented, skilled…

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How to Spot the Right Cultural Fit in a Job Interview

A recruiter spills the beans on what questions job hunters should ask Dear Annie: Is there any way to figure out, in a job interview, what a company is really like to work for? I’m job hunting right now, and it’s important to me to find a place where I’d be a good cultural fit,…

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