The International Association of Coaching (IAC) just published my article titled, “How Coaches and Recruiters Can, Together, Protect Our Clients’ Investment – A Headhunter’s Perspective on the Value Coaches Provide”.

In the piece, I discuss the expensive challenge of keeping newly hired executives…and what to do about it.  One very viable approach is coaching during the onboarding period. In our experience, placing hundreds of senior level executives in new roles, professional coaches can have a tremendous impact on a company’s ability to retain executives, particularly within the first 18 months. In fact, a study conducted last year by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Miles Group found that while nearly two-thirds of CEOs and half of all other senior executives do not receive coaching or leadership advice from outside consultants or coaches, 100% of those who received coaching said that they enjoyed it. Learn more here.

J. James O’Malley

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Jim has spent 25 years on both ends of the table, developing HR and talent solutions to align leadership, talent, and business needs.

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