Area(s) of expertise: Executive Search, Jobs, Unemployment
Summary of expertise:
As CEO of The Good Search, Krista Bradford is a leading expert in the field of executive search and recruitment. Her unique perspective is informed by her earlier career as an award-winning investigative reporter and television journalist. She uses those same investigative skills to uncover top talent others miss and to deliver game-changing hires. In fact, the Office of the CTO of Microsoft approached Krista to recruit for them after reading an article she'd written detailing one of her gumshoe methods. She has been a featured speaker at numerous recruiting industry conferences by ERE.net and Kennedy Information and in webinars by HR.com and Dice. Her blog, “The Investigative Recruiter“, is counted among the recruiting industry’s Top 20 blogs.
She offers analysis and commentary on a wide rage of topics relevant to employers and to job seekers, as well as executives seeking to optimize their careers. Topics include virtually every issue that touches "jobs, jobs, jobs' including executive search, employment, unemployment, diversity, succession planning. She frequently shares heartfelt advice for job seekers on how to land one's next job and on how not to ruin your chances of getting hired. See http://www.thegoodsearchllc.com/the-goods/kristas-blog.
Blog/Web site: http://www.kristabradford.com
The Investigative Recruiter
Crazy, Stupid, Love: The Power of Makeovers for Executive Jobseekers
Bye Bye Boom Boom: Dodd Frank’s Diversity Mandate
A New Take on Diversity: Woman Up
Who said Tech Startups were for Technologists?
Black Swan Could Cost 640,000 Jobs
A Long, Hot Summer in Talent Acquisition
Executive Search and the Hero’s Journey
So Long to So-So CEOs. Comeuppance, Anyone?
The Paradox of Choice in Executive Search
On Taking Talent Acquisition to The Next Level
Is Your Executive Search Firm Just Now Figuring Out LinkedIn?
How to Recruit Like the CIA
The End of Men and What it Means for Retained Search's Patriarchy
She has served as a board member of the International Association for Corporate & Professional Recruitment (IACPR), and is a member of the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA). Also, DiversityBusiness.com named The Good Search one of the Top 50 Woman-Owned Businesses in Connecticut.
Prior media experience:
Before founding the company in 1999, Ms. Bradford served as a three-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and television journalist, having held positions with WNBC and WWOR in New York as well as with stations in Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, and St. Louis. She is a former national news correspondent for “The Reporters” on the Fox Television Network and a senior correspondent Tribune’s nationally syndicated “Now It Can Be Told” series.
She studied at Harvard and Columbia University, ultimately obtaining her BA in Liberal Arts at The New School.
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