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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



Soon after I joined one of the prestigious executive search firms, I came across someone in the database I had gone to engineering school with years earlier. This person held a VP title at a recognizable Silicon Valley company; I was impressed in learning of her career achievements. When our team of recruiters had brainstorming sessions for other VP searches, her name would often come up. I wondered, “How did she get to that role and have such a strong reputation?” In looking at her record in our database, her background looked much like many other executives. What set her apart is that on every search she was called on she would listen and provide recommendations if she was not interested. Because of this help and the relationships she had built with recruiters in our firm, she was always in the communications loop to hear about plum VP opportunities. Her career continued to flourish.

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