Career Tip of the Week Create a Personal Board of Advisors

Identify two to three professionals you can regularly go to for career consultations, much like check-ups at the doctor’s office, says Dale Winston, chief executive officer of Battalia Winston International, an executive-search firm.

These might include a senior leader at your company, a member of your …


Feeling good, but sad over the sale By Hanah Cho | Sun Reporter

While Wall Street firms refused to take a chance on Brian Kroneberger when he was just a year out of college, Ferris, Baker Watts Inc. gave him a job.

Now, 17 years later, Kroneberger is one of the Baltimore-rooted brokerage firm’s star managers, overseeing $900 million in client assets under the Dyer Kroneberger …


Yahoo Turmoil Stokes a Recruiting Frenzy

Microsoft’s unsolicited — and recently rejected — bid for Yahoo is apparently creating a feeding frenzy of sorts for Silicon Valley headhunters.
The San Jose Mercury News reports that the resulting uncertainty at Yahoo, combined with Yahoo’s previous plans to lay off 1,000 employees, is being seen as a “tantalizing …


How To Recession-Proof Your Job Tara Weiss

Whether we’re actually in a recession or not is the subject of debate.

What is certain is the rising unemployment rate. U.S. unemployment rose to 5% for the first time in two and a half years in December. That’s likely a result of the fallout from the subprime mortgage crisis–and there’s probably more to come.

Don’t …


Recession Proofing Your Career

Battalia Winston, one of the nations leading executive search organizations, and US member of Amrop Hever offers executives a survival guide for how to protect themselves in a crashing economy.