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Adding Women to Corporate Boards Is a Smart Business Decision — And Retail Companies Are Taking Note

As more women across the industry ascend to C-suite roles, there’s also notable movement in another key area of the business: corporate boards.

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As Seen in Los Angeles Business Journal!

We are so proud to be included in the LA Business Journal publication featuring our recent call to action – “Nine Actionable Solutions to Reimagining Board Diversity.”

To download the article, outlining the nine steps to further diversify your boards of directors, click HERE

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Nicole Sandford Joins Ellig Group to Lead Global Board Advisory Services

Firm proudly announces expansion into corporate governance services around succession planning and board effectiveness and training. Ellig Group, a leader in recruiting and onboarding executive talent, has tapped corporate governance veteran Nicole Sandford to lead its newly expanded Global Board Advisory Services Practice. Joining the firm this week as EVP, Global Board Advisory Services Leader, Sandford, a retired Partner in Deloitte’s Board Advisory Services practice, brings 25 years of deep experience working in the governance space at Deloitte, where she helped develop the

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To Achieve Gender Parity on Corporate Boards: CEO Warriors Needed

The United States is a world power, with an abundance of talented executives, at least half of which are women. Therefore, nothing is stopping us from getting to parity, but it does take CEO Warriors uniting to take the United States from 10th place to 1st in the percentage of women on corporate boards.

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Women Board Candidates: Going Beyond the CEO Title

The solution is quite simple: fill every other board opening with a talented candidate (who just happens to be a woman) and the United States will no longer be #14 in the world, but #1.

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Janice Ellig: Making Board Gender Diversity Happen

A growing body of research suggests that women corporate directors are as­sociated with stronger company results, better resilience and increased innova­tion.

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John Baird, PhD on his book “Leading With Heart: 5 Conversations That Unlock Creativity, Purpose, and Results”

Janice Ellig, CEO of Ellig Group discusses “Leading with Heart” with Wall Street Journal bestselling author, experienced Silicon Valley Executive Coach, and heart-based leader, John Baird, Founder & Chairman of Velocity Coaching.

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“More women are on big company boards, but the numbers are still shockingly low”

“It’s not about women vs. men. It’s about companies achieving a competitive advantage by reflecting their employees, their consumers, their communities and their shareholders and tapping into not 50% of the talent pool, but 100% to build the best boards and the best C-suites,” said Janice Ellig, a past president of the Women’s Forum and CEO of the Ellig Group, an executive search firm. Read the full article by clicking HERE

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Is It Okay to Joke in an Interview?

Is it okay to joke in an interview? If you’re preparing for a job interview, you might be wondering if there’s an appropriate way to incorporate humor into your responses. You may be wondering how to sprinkle in a few interview puns or interview jokes into the mix. In this article we will discuss whether jokes for an interview are a do or don’t.

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Boutique Executive Search Firms: The Smart Alternative

What are boutique executive search firms? Executive search recruiters find and vet candidates for your organization’s C-suite and board of directors. These firms vary hugely in size. The largest firms are multi-billion dollar companies that conduct hundreds or even thousands of searches each year. Boutique executive search firms, on the other hand, are smaller firms that operate on a low volume, high quality business model. They often focus on a particular industry or geographic location.  What are the advantages of

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