Why is it so hard to find a job when there are millions of open jobs?

By: Tom Johnston | Date: May 14, 2019 | Categories: SearchPath

The answer is simple.  The first reason why it is so hard to find a job is because most people do not know how to look for a job.  Sending resumes to open roles listed on job boards does not work.  In fact, it has never worked.  The key to building a true career plan […]

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Is College really the best choice?

By: Tom Johnston | Date: | Categories: SearchPath

The recent scandal involving parents paying millions of dollars to send their children to elite colleges and universities has exposed and launched the national debate about the real value of a college education.  The cost of a college education skyrocketed in recent years.  Student loan debt is a huge consideration that needs to be addressed […]

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There was a time that a felony conviction would result in a lifetime of unemployment, low paying jobs and a very high likelihood of returning to prison at some time in the future.    A felon conviction meant closed doors and lack of choices.    The fact is that more than 90% of those individuals that are […]

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Why Businesses are Turning to Headhunters to Seek New Talent

By: Tom Johnston | Date: April 19, 2017 | Categories: SearchPath

The trend of companies turning to Headhunters for high performing talent is not new and is escalating because of a couple of major reasons: Passive Candidates: The ideal candidate is a passive candidate not an active candidate.  The candidate that is spending everyday doing a great job and working hard, not surfing the job boards looking for […]

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SearchPath Expands To Wall Street

By: Tom Johnston | Date: March 31, 2017 | Categories: SearchPath

  SearchPath is pleased to announce David Simcox as Managing Partner of its newest executive search franchise, SearchPath of Wall Street. Comprehensive industry knowledge, unfaltering loyalty and relentless determination have earned Mr. Simcox a repeat customer rating of 100 percent. “I take deep concern and compassion to put the right person in the right role,” […]

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Why Hunters Rule the World

By: Tom Johnston | Date: January 20, 2017 | Categories: SearchPath

Since the dawn of time, human personalities have split into types: the hunters, and the farmer-gatherers. The farmer-gatherers do important work, but the hunters are the ones with skin in the game. They’re the ones willing to risk their lives for the common good.   Who are our modern hunters? They’re the leaders, the captains, […]

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Giving Back

By: Tom Johnston | Date: January 6, 2017 | Categories: SearchPath

One of the major themes that helps headhunters find success is the concept of giving back.  I believe the key to real achievement and happiness in search and in life is to never focus too heavily on the money.  I agree that we all have a responsibility and a right to make money, but we […]

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Are you Recruiting for the Right Reasons?

By: Tom Johnston | Date: December 8, 2016 | Categories: SearchPath

It seems that at least once a day I must explain to someone that I am not one of “those” recruiters.  There are thousands of people in the world that call themselves recruiters.  They use many other titles, some call themselves Headhunters, others call themselves Executive Search Consultants, and Talent Acquisition Consultants. There are a few […]

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