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By Kathryn Ullrich and members of the recruiting team blog about executive recruiting topics such as career advice, Silicon Valley technology trends, career development tips, and career articles on how to get to the top of your career. Bookmark the recruiting blog of Kathryn Ullrich Associates, Inc. and check back often for insightful career articles and tips on how to land a quality job, and move up in your career.

Top Ten Trends for 2013
By Kathryn Ullrich

Hiring a VP of Sales
By Kathryn Ullrich

A Gift to You on our 10th Anniversary!
By Kathryn Ullrich

Want to be VP of Marketing?
By Kathryn Ullrich

11 Smart Career Tips for 2011
By Kathryn Ullrich

Cover Letters that Recruiters Read
By Kathryn Ullrich



At the executive level, the average time to perform a search from retaining a recruiter to hiring a candidate takes a little over three months. Most companies want to hire someone yesterday, to fill a critical need in the organization. And averages don’t tell you much about your particular situation. The average temperature on earth of 64 degrees may be accurate on a moderate fall day in the Bay Area but does not tell you what to pack for a business trip to the East coast or vacation in Hawaii. The search question becomes, how long will my search take? Or assuming you need to hire immediately, how do I reduce search time?

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