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The Smart Group Executive Search connects the best and brightest leaders with the organizations that seek them. Together, we help your business grow and your people thrive. 

Interviewing Candidates 101

Although most people have been interviewed at some point in their careers and many others have participated in recruitment efforts for their organization, I’ve discovered in the 20+ years I’ve been in this business, most people (at all levels) don’t really know what...

10 Tips for Hiring a Nonprofit’s First Ever Executive Director

Written by Smart Group Executive Search Principal Jessica Smart, this article first appeared as a guest blog on the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) website. The Smart Group Executive Search is a MANP endorsed provider of executive search services,...

Why We Believe in a Flat Fee for Retained Search

In all the years I’ve been recruiting, the question of fees always comes up. Search firms are so integrated into business culture these days that no one questions paying for the work; most clients understand the need for retained search. What is questioned is why the...

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