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5 Things Companies Should Do to Make Diversity and Inclusion a Core Driver of Their Overall Business Strategy

In last week’s post we shared “The top 3 reasons why Goldman Sachs is right in saying diversity in the boardroom matters for performance” In

The Top 3 Reasons Why Goldman Sachs is Right in saying Diversity in the Boardroom Matters for Performance

“Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said on Thursday that the bank would refuse to take a company public unless it had at least one ‘diverse’

Recipient of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Executive Search Services!

Ellig Group has been awarded the “2019 Award for Excellence in Executive Search Services across New York City”. Ellig Group is a leader in recruiting and

Interview by Thrive Global with Janice Ellig

“Great leadership starts with character…It is what builds trust! ” As Chief Executive Officer of New York City based executive search firm and heralded by

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The Voice of Your Culture Through Artificial Intelligence

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What Are The Gaps Women Face In Corporate America?

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What Is Gender Parity In The Boardroom By 2025?

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Why Is Progress So Slow?

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Conversations with Janice Ellig: Heidi Steiger – How to Get on Your First Board

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Conversations with Janice Ellig: Tracy McKibben – How to Get on Your First Board

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Conversations with Janice Ellig: Eugenia Ulasewicz – How to Get on Your First Board

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Bloomberg TV - Janice Reals Ellig discusses the Breakfast of Corporate Champions

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Janice Reals Ellig interview with CNBC Power Lunch - Gender diverse boardrooms and C-suite May 23 2018

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Cheddar TV interview with Janice Reals Ellig – CEO Ellig Group:

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“The Fearless Girl” – Janice Reals Ellig, CEO Ellig Group

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Closing Bell at Cheddar: Gender equality in corporate America

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Why it is crucial to stay relevant - Janice Reals Ellig - CEO Ellig Group

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Women on Boards - Janice Reals Ellig - CEO Ellig Group

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The Value of Networking - Janice Reals Ellig - CEO Ellig Group

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The importance of a personal brand - Janice Reals Ellig - CEO Ellig Group

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We need a new breed of leaders - Janice Reals Ellig - CEO Ellig Group

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Janice Reals Ellig at the Breakfast of Corporate Champions November 14, 2017

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Watch Janice Reals Ellig on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” November 14, 2017

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Boardroom diversity should include ‘four and more’ on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” July 25, 2017

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Say it–Target It–Measure It. Janice Reals Ellig speaks to CCTV America

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How to Build the Career of Your Dreams

From executive recruiting and coaching to advocating for women and minorities to gain leadership roles, Janice Ellig has spent her career helping others craft their own success. In this episode of Talent Champions, hosted by Diana Thomas, Janice shares the big decisions and daily actions that can help you pursue your professional dreams.

A few career building takeaways from this episode…

-Before making a career move, do your homework on the culture. Poor decisions are often the result of a failure to assess culture fit before taking on a new role.

-Invest in relationships. You will need support when you make a mistake or get off track, and those people you’ve helped in the past will be more than happy to stand up for you.

-Find your purpose, love what you do, and make sure you stay relevant even when life demands that your career goes on the back burner.

Click HERE for the entire episode on “How to Build the Career of Your Dreams”

For the full podcast transcript, please click HERE

“More women are on big company boards, but the numbers are still shockingly low”

“It’s not about women vs. men. It’s about companies achieving a competitive advantage by reflecting their employees, their consumers, their communities and their shareholders and tapping into not 50% of the talent pool, but 100% to build the best boards and the best C-suites,” said Janice Ellig, a past president of the Women’s Forum and CEO of the Ellig Group, an executive search firm. Read the full article by clicking HERE

Ellig Group’s CEO on Women’s Representation in the Boardroom – Yahoo Finance

Janice Ellig, CEO of Ellig Group and Michael Corbat, CEO of Citi, interviewed on Yahoo Finance for their expertise on the importance of progress and female representation in the boardroom. Watch the full interview HERE

 

Why More Women are Needed in the Boardroom

On Nov. 7 about 650 executives will gather at Cipriani 42nd Street for the Women’s Forum of New York’s Breakfast of Corporate Champions. The biennial event recognizes S&P 500/Fortune 1,000 companies with corporate boards that include at least 30% women. Recruiting executive Janice Ellig launched the breakfast in 2011, when she was head of the forum, as a way to encourage companies to include more women as board members. Back then the event honored firms with just 20% female directors, so there’s been progress. Ellig’s ultimate goal, though, is full gender parity in the boardroom.

Click HERE for the Crain’s New York Business full interview with Janice Ellig on Why More Women are Needed in the Boardroom.

Boardroom Bound: What Does Good Boardroom Leadership Look Like?

PODCAST: What does it take to make it in the boardroom?

Pull up a chair and hear from widely experienced senior business leaders. This week Janice Ellig discusses – What Does Good Boardroom Leadership Look Like?

Boardroom Bound shares tactics and strategies to help aspiring and existing board members bring their best selves to the boardroom. From corporate governance skills to business, strategic and financial acumen, this podcast will help you think about who you are and how you operate so that you can build a successful career in leadership.

LISTEN HERE: www.bit.ly/BoardroomBound

Janice Ellig wins “Women Business of the Year Award 2019” in the CEO Today magazine.

Ellig Group is committed to helping corporate America achieve gender parity by 2025. 

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Podcasts

Listen to the latest from the Ellig Group team.

Leadership Reimagined: Pattie Sellers

Leadership Reimagined: Richard Davis

Leadership Reimagined: Susan Story

Leadership Reimagined: Consuelo Mack

Leadership Reimagined: Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Leadership Reimagined: Les Brun

BOOKS

Janice Ellig is the co-author of two highly regarded books:

What Every Successful Woman Knows

Acknowledged by Bloomberg Businessweek as “the best of its genre,” Janice’s first book offers 12 proven strategies for women who have set their sights on the executive suite. Derived, in part, from in-depth interviews with more than 200 successful senior corporate women, these strategies embody an array of critical dos and don’ts—from building a power base to avoiding becoming a generalist (multi-specialize instead)—and a range of key tactical behaviors, such as bonding with your boss, exuding authority, and seizing the significant and dumping the insignificant. Together these strategies constitute a coherent action plan for getting the power in an organization and wielding it effectively.

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Driving the Career Highway

As the leader of Ellig Group, Janice has decades of experience working with people who failed to see the signs of trouble in their careers – or to read them right. Here she distills the twenty most compelling problems and situations that can cause a person to detour, stall, get lost, or crash and burn on their career highway.

“For anyone whose career could use an overhaul – or even just a tune – up – Driving the Career Highway is a must-read. Loaded with fresh insights and practical, down-to-earth wisdom, it’s an indispensable guidebook for navigating the murky terrain of corporate success today.”

– Fortune Magazine’s expert career columnist Ms. Anne Fisher (“Ask Annie”), Career columnist, CNNmoney.com

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