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August 16, 2019

Shifting CEO’s Focus from Profits to People


Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani, a leader in the Greek yogurt industry, gave a talk at a TED conference last April. His talk titled “The anti-CEO playbook”, explores the history of Chobani and how the company’s humble beginnings shaped the way Ulukaya leads as a CEO.

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March 10, 2017

Three Ways to Ace an Interview with the CEO

ace-interview-CEOProfessionalism, preparation, and curiosity are important in a job interview—no matter who you are meeting. We encourage job seekers to adjust their presentation depending on the listener. You might meet with the President/CEO of the organization and your dialogue with him or her should differ substantially from that with HR, the line manager, or someone at your own professional level.

May 18, 2015

The CEO’s Role in Employer Branding

ceo-employer-brandingWe have always maintained the significance of promoting a strong employer brand and have talked about the ways in which a business can highlight specific economic, psychological and functional aspects to attract a target group of professionals. Beyond its execution (How can we do it?), the concept of employer branding has newly been discussed in terms of ownership (Who’s responsible?).