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Jim Lord

Executive Search Viewpoint: Top Recruitment Challenges

Executive Search Viewpoint: Top Recruitment Challenges

Most organizations are experiencing recruitment challenges of some sort in this competitive market for talent. While limited candidate pools and tight time constraints are what we hear about most from our clients, there are other factors impacting their ability to hire the right professionals. Read more

Soft Skills & How to Assess Them in Candidates: Part II

Soft Skills & How to Assess Them in Candidates: Part II

Helbling search consultants weigh in on soft skills: how they assess them in candidates, reasons to include the in position descriptions, and more. Read more

The Evolution of the University Planner

The Evolution of the University Planner

It's one thing to have someone who can assess building usage and mitigate expenditures; it's another to have someone who can plan, organize, and even redistribute space in a way that enhances your institution's learning experience and integrates its culture. Introducing the new university plan Read more

Facility Executive Hosting Inaugural Educational Conference

Facility Executive Hosting Inaugural Educational Conference

Jim Lord, Managing Director, is participating in Facility Executive's inaugural facilities education event in Chicago on October 3, 2017. Jim and other panelists will discuss their insight of recruiting and retaining the next generation of facilities management. Read more

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Managing Directors Jim Lord and Wes Miller provide their insight of facilities recruitment and the skills and traits that are sought in executives. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: University Director of Utilities and Program Manager, Utilities

Executive Search Case Study: University Director of Utilities and Program Manager, Utilities

Helbling worked closely with a prestigious private research university to secure a Director of Utilities and a Program Manager, Utilities to oversee an unprecedented infrastructure capital plan. Read more