Fragile: Handle With Care

Over the past few years, we have noticed an alarming trend among participants in our career transition programs: they are upset and angry about their situation. Granted, these are people that have recently told me that their plans had been drastically changed. All the certainty that they felt had been turned upside down. They had [ ... ]

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Employee Highlight – MaryEllen Carlo – Director of Search Services

MaryEllen began her career as a human resources generalist before deciding to focus on executive recruiting. She worked as a contract recruiter for both M & T Bank and Delaware North Company before joining Career Partners 12 years ago. MaryEllen provides full search services to both corporate and non-profit organizations across all job functions. She [ ... ]

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The Power of Executive On-Boarding

The following is an excerpt from a white paper by Barbara A. F. Green, ICF MCC of CPI San Antonio In a poll of over 350 global leaders and human resource professionals conducted during a webinar by Career Partners International, participants were asked to categorize their companies’ onboarding processes. Roughly half of the respondents indicated [ ... ]

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Partner Relocation Assistance Program

One of the least known products within the suite of CPIBN services is our Partner Relocation Assistance Program. One of our valued corporate clients selected and relocated a senior executive to be part of their team. She was coming in from out of state with a husband and a school-age daughter in tow. Relocation can [ ... ]

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Re-entry Strategy

While we certainly don’t have all the answers regarding re-entry to the office, we know this; the traditional approach of working in the office every day from 9-5 pm is about as extinct as the dinosaurs! We gleaned insightful themes regarding re-entry strategies after a robust Talent Topics and Trends discussion with industry leaders in [ ... ]

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Talent Topics and Trends discussion: Re-Entry

Remote? Hybrid? Masks on? Masks off?  Summer return to work? Fall return to work? It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin! It’s a kaleidoscope of decisions that need to be made by organizations regarding re-entry into the world of work. Just a few short months ago, it looked like the plans put in place by [ ... ]

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Talent Topics and Trends: Re [building, boarding, imagining]

CPIBN hosted another Talent Topics and Trends discussion to share best practices, share ideas and ask questions with a group of senior-level Organizational Development and HR thought leaders on the return to work throughout WNY. The focus was on how to ‘re’ build, ‘re’ board, and ‘re’ imagine the workplace as local businesses start welcoming employees back [ ... ]

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Employee Highlight – Todd Nicholas – Senior Career Counselor/Lead Trainer

Todd Nicholas, our lead trainer and senior career consultant has had two very different careers. He started his career at GE after graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University. He spent the first 15 years of his career in positions of increasing responsibility in Engineering, Quality, and Manufacturing Management at GE. He [ ... ]

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Employee Highlight – Carol Merrill – Bookkeeper

When Carol was young, she did not have a specific childhood career dream job, but her plan was to be very good, if not the best, at it – whatever “it” was. In college, she chose the major of Sociology because she enjoyed the classes, but it was during her Junior year when she took [ ... ]

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How Career Transition Services Make a Difference

The following is an excerpt from a white paper by Pam Corbett, CPI Calgary “Career Transition services? You help people write resumes, don’t you?” And so goes the myth about what career transition services are really about. So what are career transition services, and do they really make a difference? Career transition programs indeed include [ ... ]

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