Overture Institute

C-Suite Executive Search

Where to Start? First Questions to Ask in Executive Search

As a top executive search firm, we are constantly striving to connect an organization’s leadership needs with the right candidate’s leadership abilities. However, before the interview process can even begin, it is important for any company to confirm their needs assessment: Do You Have a Clear Sense of Values? It is crucial that everyone is [...] READ MORE

Executive NonProfit Compensation

10 Quick Tips to Stay on Track with Nonprofit Executive Compensation

All non-profit boards have a fiduciary responsibility to approve “reasonable and not excessive” compensation plans and are able to be held personally liable for excessive compensation. As a board member, you can take an active role in keeping this on track and avoid issues with the IRS or bad media exposure.   Over the years, [...] READ MORE

Where's the Love? Revist Your Onboarding Plan in 2017

Where’s the Love? Revisit Your Onboarding Plan in 2017

Every new year creates a new opportunity to better your strategic onboarding plan. Onboarding is important. Research shows that organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 54% greater new hire productivity, along with 50% greater new hire retention. After doing some research, there might be a few minor updates to your current one or it [...] READ MORE

RuralRecruiting

5 Rural Recruiting Strategies that Spell Success

You’ve heard the phrase “it’s all about location, location, location” and in job searching that can be especially true. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, rural and non-major markets may not have recovered from the 2007 Recession at the same rate as urban markets, but does that put them at a disadvantage when [...] READ MORE

Successful Interview

How to Prepare for a Successful Interview

One of the biggest mistakes a company can make is to forget about the front-end work of an interview. Create a Success Profile that communicates the knowledge, competencies, experience and attributes needed for the position and relevant information about the company. Lacking an internal interview process not only creates confusion and misunderstandings but it reflects [...] READ MORE