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Current Job Market Calls for Executives to Reinvent Themselves: Polachi Offers Tips

CURRENT JOB MARKET CALLS FOR EXECUTIVES TO REINVENT THEMSELVES

Polachi offers Tips for Transitioning into New Roles

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., October 19, 2009  Polachi, the leading provider of Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean tech, venture capital and private equity clients, today released its top transition tips for executives.  As 2010 approaches and economists are more optimistic about the economic turn around, the job market is slowly following.

“After suffering a depressing job market it is important for companies and executives alike to be knowledgeable, prepared and excited when pursuing new opportunities,” said Rebecca Foreman Janjic, Partner at Polachi.

As opportunities emerge in a competitive job market, Polachi urges executives to follow these tips in their transition into a new role or field. 

  1. Know where to look: Know what the hot industries are and what roles to pursue.  Do the research to leverage negotiating position and power.

  1. Leave your company on a positive note:  Offer to remain “on call” for a period of time.  Resignation should always be done in person with your boss and/or board.  Never use email as an easy way out.

  1. Form your new identity with your new company:  Arrive prepared, energized and with an open mind.  Take the time to research the culture, market perception, and management team’s styles.  And absolutely take a minimum of two weeks between jobs to allow yourself to be fully rested and ready to go!

  1. Listen first:  Attain buy-in from your new team, peers and boss.  In the midst of joining a new company, listen for the first 30 days before taking quick action.  People have mixed emotions and anxiety with change, so it is important to join with a collaborative, open style to set a positive tone.  “The First 90 Days”(http://www.michaeldwatkins.com/), by Michael Watkins for Harvard Business School Publishing, is a good read for any executive in transition.

  1. Build trust internally and externally:  It is equally important for customers and external shareholders to know who you are.  More importantly, you need to balance your time with your internal constituents.  Identify the key decision makers, the trusted advisers, and the go-to employees while letting everyone know you are approachable by keeping your door open to everyone and anyone.

  1. Set goals and expectations early:  Establish a level of authority and team work right from the start.  A few quick wins can set a winning approach and give your team great visibility, recognition and a morale boost. 


About Polachi, Inc.
Polachi, Inc. (www.polachi.com) provides Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean technology, private equity and venture capital companies. The firm’s partners, all search industry veterans with decades of experience, understand that leading companies deserve access to the absolute best talent on the planet. While traditional executive search firms limit candidate access due to “off-limits” protocol, and newer search firms lack the breadth and depth of connections, Polachi’s Access Executive Search™ model, coupled with unmatched agility, delivers the most accelerated results.  Polachi is a sponsor of the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) as well as a founding member of Access Search Partners™ (ASP), a partnership of four leading technology search firms that provides clients with specialist search services on a global scale. For more information about Polachi please call 508-650-9993 or visit www.polachi.com.

TRANSEARCH International India Selects to Implement FILEFINDER Executive Search Management System

(London –October12, 2009) Dillistone Systems, the global supplier of executive recruitment software, has announced that TRANSEARCH International India, a leading retained executive search firm in India, a member of the TRANSEARCH International Group of Executive Search firms and a member of the AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants), selects FILEFINDER as its Executive Search Management System.  

The contract is for the implementation of FILEFINDER 9, various services and an ongoing support contract.

TRANSEARCH International is ranked as the 9th largest Executive Search firm in the world, boasting over 50 international offices.  TRANSEACH uses FILEFINDER in their offices across Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. 

Jason Starr, Managing Director of Dillistone Systems, commented: "We are delighted to add TRANSEARCH India to our list of TRANSEARCH International offices using the FILEFINDER system."

Atul Vohra and Uday Chawla, Managing Partners at TRANSEARCH India and the members of global executive committee at TRASEARCH International, stated: “The FILEFINDER system currently being used at TRANSEARCH has been a great enabler for the firm.  Keeping in mind that our team size in India has doubled in the last two years to make it one of the largest search practices in India, we felt the need to upgrade to FILEFINDER 9 - which we believe is the most outstanding system in our industry. We are committed to consolidating and building a long lasting relationship with Dillistone Systems.”

About Dillistone Systems:
Dillistone Systems is the leading provider of software and services to clients in 57 countries. In fact, FILEFINDER Executive Search Recruitment Software  is used by more than 1,000 companies, including executive search firms and Fortune 100 corporate clients.  Visit our website at www.dillistone.com for further information.
If you have any queries, please contact the marketing department at +44 (0)20 7749 6102 or emailmarketing@dillistone.com
Thanks and best regards,
Pilar Gumucio
Dillistone Systems / search-consult.com
Specialist Software and Services for Executive Recruitment

www.dillistone.com           www.search-consult.com



NEW OFFICE IN SWITZERLAND FOR INTERSEARCH WORLDWIDE

InterSearch Worldwide, a leading global network in the executive search field, continues its expansion and announces a new partner office in Switzerland. The Zuger Management Group, founded in 2002, joins InterSearch and will play a key role in developing InterSearch's presence in the region.

"The choice of our new Swiss partner enhances InterSearch's European presence and will definitely strengthen our network's leadership in developing cross-border business" commented Giuliano Viani, a member of InterSearch Worldwide's Board of Directors with responsibility for business development in the European region.

Dominique A. Seiler, Co-Founder and Partner of Zuger Management Group, has 12 years of experience in executive search and long-standing international management and consulting experience. "The genuine entrepreneurial spirit and rigorous dedication demonstrated by the InterSearch Partners have impressed us greatly and make the true difference of this organisation. For our clients the benefit is simply invaluable", said Dominique.
He can be contacted at D.Seiler@intersearch.org.

InterSearch Worldwide is a global network of search firms consistently ranked amongst the largest retained executive search practices in the world by Executive Recruiter News and search-consult magazines. InterSearch is currently represented in more than 40 countries, staffed by local professionals selected for their experience and reputation in their own markets and their ability to operate internationally. For additional information, please visit www.intersearch.org.

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