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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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“The ERA – The Time is Now!” Celebrating Women’s History Month

“Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), an early women’s rights advocate, as a young girl asked her teacher why he taught long division only to the boys. He replied, “A girl need only know how to read the bible and count her egg money, nothing more.” Luckily, Susan B. Anthony did not give up on her education and fighting for the rights of women. Earlier – in 1776 as the

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Congratulations to Margarita Pineda-Ucero, featured in the Hispanic Executive Magazine!

Ellig Group is proud to sponsor Margarita Pineda-Ucero, recognized by Hispanic Executive Magazine for her exemplary leadership. Margarita has experience shaping businesses into inclusive work environments, advising on transformation and leadership at times of change.

Her path through several countries, a C-suite role in financial services, and corporate board positions has shaped her identity as an executive woman. Her journey, she says, has included “profound determination and dedication to my professional career, as well as continuous support from my family, friends, and people who have believed in me or have taken a chance on me.”

Congratulations to Margarita! Please visit the full article HERE. 

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

We wanted to share 5 things companies should do to make diversity and inclusion a core driver of their overall business strategy.

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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’ board…

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Nicole Sandford Joins Ellig Group to Lead Global Board Advisory Services

Firm proudly announces expansion into corporate governance services around succession planning and board effectiveness and training. Ellig Group, a leader in recruiting and onboarding executive talent, has tapped corporate governance veteran Nicole Sandford to lead its newly expanded Global Board Advisory Services Practice. Joining the firm this week as EVP, Global Board Advisory Services Leader, Sandford, a retired Partner in Deloitte’s Board Advisory Services practice, brings 25 years of deep experience working in the governance space at Deloitte, where she helped develop the

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Ellig Group is 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 onboarding outstanding executive talent, with highly diverse backgrounds and experiences, and helping organizations identify exceptional leaders for their evolving needs. Click HERE to read “Championing Corporate Diversity” published by Acquisition International and find out why Janice Ellig and her team have been chosen as the 2019 recipient in the “Award for Excellence in Executive Search Services

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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”

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“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