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Infighting at Uber puts governance risks in spotlight

Pension & Investments Magazine
8/21/2017

The very public battle surrounding Uber Technologies Inc. is bringing to the surface venture capital investors’ concerns that the best and brightest of executives won’t work for even trophy portfolio companies when those companies have a reputation for poor corporate governance. Kent Elliott, principal of RETS Associates, adds…

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THE HIRING SQUAD: Bring on the Man Bun, or Not?

Connect Media
7/31/2017

July 28, 2017 The CRE industry’s dress code has been evolving slowly over the last 5 to 10 years. Once a conservative suit-and-tie or dresses-and-pantyhose culture, views on what is now acceptable has shifted for many into more relaxed office attire – and we (partially) owe it to the Millennials for leading the charge. Below, […]

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These Are The Worst Answers To The Most Common Job Interview Questions

Fast Company
7/26/2017

There’s no way around it–job interviews are nerve-racking. Hiring managers know this, and are generally forgiving of a fumble or two. But sometimes, they get answers that go beyond a mere slip of the tongue. Whether it’s repeating clichés, or being too honest and giving off the impression that they have a me, me, and me! mentality, there are some answers that candidates should never ever utter when they’re in a job interview.

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Are You Ignoring Succession Planning?

GlobeSt.com
7/18/2017

JULY 18, 2017 | BY CARRIE ROSSENFELD RETS Associates finds that only 22% of CRE leaders perceive succession planning as valuable. GlobeSt.com speaks with Kent Elliott about why this is dangerous and what you can do about it. NEWPORT BEACH, CA—CRE recruiting firm RETS Associates reports that only 22% of CRE leaders perceive succession planning as valuable. According to the firm, over […]

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THE HIRING SQUAD: What’s Cushman & Wakefield Up to Now?

Connect Media
6/30/2017

June 30, 2017 Since the Cushman & Wakefield, Cassidy Turley and DTZ merger, the internal teams have been actively restructuring and evolving to drive the firm in a strategic direction. Following our interview with Marla Maloney, president of Asset Services for the Americas at Cushman & Wakefield in 2015, we wanted to check in to learn […]

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