The Person Beyond the Resume

Not all great candidates look great on paper

Not all talented people are good resume writers. Not all impactful leaders have had a seamless career journey. Not all effective managers can clearly communicate their value on piece of paper. Simply put, resumes can be misleading.  They can lead you to believe someone is disqualified for a role when that is not true at […]

Best Practices for an In-Person Interview

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Since COVID has become a regular part of our world, video interviews have become a lot more common.  However, in-person interviews are still a typical part of the hiring process.  Some things have not changed for in-person interviews, but it’s good to review best practices and address the changes COVID has added to the process. […]

Essential Questions to Answer Before Changing Jobs

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There are a lot of people looking for a new job.  As a matter of fact, according to CareerArc’s Great Resignation + Rehire survey, 23%  plan to quit their job within the next 12 months.  That is almost 1 out of every 4 people! While we appreciate a talent pool, full of outstanding people, we […]

Centennial Names Marcus Gardner as President

Centennial Executive Search announces the promotion of Marcus Gardner from Chief Growth Officer to President.  Gardner joined Centennial earlier in 2021 at Chief Growth Officer and has repeatedly proven his strategic prowess and strong discernment for business growth and vision.  He joined Centennial with a lengthy history of delivering results by caring for and empowering […]

How to Retain your Employees During the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation is a hot topic in the business world. It’s exciting for some and infuriating for others. Those in the ranks of the excited are the people who are eager to make a jump and and try their hand at a new opportunity.  On the flip side, the business leaders who are wrestling […]

Laura Mitchell joins Beech Acres Parenting Center as President and CEO

Pivotal Executive Search Leads to a Tremendous Win for the Community

Beech Acres president Laura Mitchell

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Laura Mitchell, former Cincinnati Public School superintendent, joined Beech Acres Parenting Center as their President and CEO.  Laura succeeds Jim Mason who has effectively led the organization for 42 years. Centennial was chosen to lead this search and work alongside the search committee of Beech Acres because of our thorough […]

Marcus Gardner Joins Centennial as Chief Growth Officer

Strategic innovator and executive leader joins Centennial to spearhead future growth

Marcus Gardner - Chief Growth Officer

Centennial Executive Search announces the hiring of Marcus Gardner as Chief Growth Officer.  Marcus comes to Centennial with extensive experience as a C-suite leader who has led organizations through transformational growth while creating profound impact.  Marcus brings with him more than 20 years of experience building and working with high-performing entrepreneurial teams. His expertise in […]

What Should I Read?

Book recommendations for the days ahead

The end of December often brings with it a few days to slow down and unplug.  If you are like me, you look forward to some extra time to sink into a good book.  These slower-paced days provide larger chunks of time that can be dedicated to reading without any concern of neglecting other duties. […]