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December 2013

Witt/Kieffer Connections: December 2013 Edition
Check out the latest edition of Witt/Kieffer Connections: News & Trends in Executive Recruiting.

From For-Profit to Not-for-Profit
Wayne Luke shatters myths about sector switching in Philanthropy News Digest.

Working with the New Athletic Director
Greg Santore discusses qualities of the changing athletics director in NSGA Now.

November 2013

Rural Healthcare Attracts Executives
Beth Nelson outlines appeal of rural healthcare in H&HN.

Rise of the Chief Strategy Officer
Adriane Willig discusses how the CSO role is evolving in HealthLeaders Media article.

October 2013

Witt/Kieffer is a Proud Supporter of 2013 NAHSE Conference
2013 NAHSE Annual Conference being held October 16-18 in Miami, FL.

2014 Trustee of the Year Call for Nominations Now Open!
Nominate a trustee through January 6, 2014.

Finding the Perfect Hospital CFO
Tom Quinn discusses skills, experiences of successful CFOs in Healthcare Finance News.

Witt/Kieffer Launches New Not-for-Profit Practice
New practice expands reach of firm's existing work with nonprofit organizations.

September 2013

Witt/Kieffer Congratulates 2013 Up & Comers
Modern Healthcare announces the newest class of winners.

Witt/Kieffer Collaborates on 2013 CEO Severance Survey
Survey assesses CEO severance practices for health care providers and health plans nationwide.

Changing Roles for Medical Informaticist Execs
Hillary Ross discusses emerging trends in

Nelson Mann Joins Witt/Kieffer
Mann joins the firm's healthcare practice.

August 2013

Webinar: Preparing Your Board for Next 3 Years
Jim Gauss joins Center for Healthcare Governance webinar on September 18.

Witt/Kieffer Connections: News and Trends in Executive Recruiting
Check out the Summer 2013 edition of Witt/Kieffer's Connections newsletter.

How to Negotiate a Pay Package
Christine Mackey-Ross shares thoughts, tips in USA Today.

July 2013

Manage Divided Loyalties During Transition
Chuck Wardell outlines steps to ease effects of power struggles in Talent Management.

Leadership Challenges in Health Plans
In this Witt and Wisdom blog post, Mark Andrew discusses the changing health plan leader.

Exiting Politics for Academia
John Thornburgh discusses DHS secretary’s move to U of California system in Washington Post.

Leading Through Changing Times
Lucy Leske discusses traits of successful academic leaders in Dean & Provost.

The New Athletics Director
Greg Santore highlights qualities of the changing athletics director in Inside Higher Ed.

Experience Can Trump Age in Job Search
Chuck Wardell tells CNN Money many employers consider age to be an advantage when hiring.

Nominate a 2013 Up & Comer
Witt/Kieffer proudly joins Modern Healthcare in sponsoring the 2013 Up & Comers awards program. Nomination deadline is July 15.

June 2013

Abrupt Transitions Can Be Difficult, Disruptive
Chuck Wardell discusses ousted Men's Wearhouse CEO and tense situation with the Los Angeles Times.

Seasoned Workers Productive, in Demand
Chuck Wardell tells Fox Business employers value expertise and skills of older workers.

Recruiting the Right Board Member Mix
Jim Gauss explains the importance of blending board members in Trustee’s Center Voices.

Vetting Critical Part of Hiring Process
Greg Santore discusses importance of due diligence in sports leadership recruitment.

Job Hunt Like a CEO
Elaina Genser offers tips to interview like a CEO in Fox Business.

May 2013

Witt/Kieffer Recruits AFcell Medical COO David Buche
Witt/Kieffer announces the recruitment of David Buche as Chief Operating Officer for AFcell Medical.

Negotiating Strategies for a New Job
Christine Mackey-Ross shares thoughts, tips on

Opportunities Expanding for Those Over 65
Kim Smith tells wisdom, experience are in high demand.

Interview Advice for Administrative Candidates
Dennis Barden offers interview tips in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Recruiting Physician Leaders
Linda Komnick writes on best practices for recruiting physician leaders in H&HN.

Demand High for Seasoned Workers
Chuck Wardell tells Fox Business employers seek management experience.

Witt/Kieffer Supports Sports & Entertainment Philanthropy Summit
Firm sponsors The Giving Back Fund's Fifth Annual Summit in New York City.

April 2013

How Can Boards Best Support Retiring CEOs?
CEO transitions can be times of turmoil, writes Paul Bohne in The Corporate Board.

Evolution of a New PR Executive
As challenges expand, so does the required skill set, Adriane Willig tells PR Strategist.

Showcase Skills to Land Presidency
Dennis Barden shares insight on presidential role in Dean & Provost.

AESC Podcast with Chuck Wardell
President/CEO Chuck Wardell discusses executive search trends and challenges.

March 2013

Great Expectations: What Makes a Rising Star?
Modern Healthcare's award-winning up and comers share factors for success in report.

Population Health and the Balanced Board
Jim Gauss discusses board's role in integrated care in Trustee.

Leadership Traits and Success in Higher Education
New report tackles issues facing higher education leaders.

Parallels in Traits of Academic, Corporate Leaders
Lucy Leske discusses results of new report in the Wall Street Journal.

February 2013

Retirees Prevalent on Corporate Boards
Jim Gauss offers advice for board members in recent article.

Trustees Who Envision the Future
Modern Healthcare announces the 2013 winners of the Trustee of the Year award.

Witt/Kieffer Tops Crain’s Chicago List
Firm hits top spot on Crain's Chicago list of area executive recruiting firms.

Healthcare Law Careers on the Rise
Werner Boel discusses the growth in demand of executive health law careers with

January 2013

Hiring the Right Leader
Elaina Genser offers best practices for conducting internal searches in Leadership Excellence.

Taking Guesswork Out of Presidential Selection
John Thornburgh writes about refining the process in University Business.

Be Indispensable, and Get Ahead
Lucy Leske shares thoughts on being the best and finding success in Forbes.

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