Joe McCormack

Joe McCormack is founder and Partner of McCormack & Associates (now McCormack + Kristel). His 35+ years of search experience includes positions in New York and Los Angeles as partner with Ward Howell International; vice president with Ray & Berndtson and with Billington, Fox & Ellis; and manager with Ernst & Young.

Inside Recruiting February 12, 2021
Finding Your Perfect Match: A Recruiter Considers Valentine's Day

Let's face it: Dating is a lot like looking for the perfect candidate for a job. You have an idea about your ideal match, and you look for ways to find the most desirable catch. I can't guide you on how to fall in love, but as a professional recruiter, I can share some tips on finding the perfect professional mate. This is a relationship you will both be in for many years. Why leave it to...

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Inside Recruiting December 22, 2020
When Recruiters and Clients Share a Common Goal, Everyone Does a Happy Dance

A successful search for an executive director requires an effective partnership between a search consultant and the client. That's a statement so obviously true it hardly seems worth saying. The problem is that such partnerships seldom work out successfully. I know this from experience. I'm Joe McCormack, founding partner of McCormack+Kristel, the first openly gay-owned retained search firm in...

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