Urban League and Centennial Form Partnership to Increase Diversity and Leadership Pipeline

We are excited to announce the Executive Pathways Program that provides a free and confidential pipeline targeting black and underrepresented talent in the middle and executive job space.

Centennial has partnered with the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio to increase diverse and inclusive leadership pipelines.

This partnership supports individuals to rise to their fullest potential and remove barriers between professionals and organizations. There has been so much intentional focus of this partnership and excited for the word to begin spreading across our regions and beyond.

Want to learn more? Email us confidentially at urbanleague@centennialinc.com

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What Is Family Business Succession? (And How Do I Make It Successful?)

When family members are your coworkers, business can get complicated. This is especially true if you plan to pass your business on to family members after you retire. If you’re running a family business, making a succession plan for the future is a must. As a business owner, you may find yourself involved in the […]

Why A Drawn-Out Hiring Process is a Bad Hiring Process

The issues and the solutions to a drawn out hiring process

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Hiring a top-level employee is admittedly a big deal and is not a decision you want to rush into.  Making a final decision feels so…well, final.  Many times this weighty decision drags on–spanning weeks and weeks–to the detriment of the whole process. Those vacuous weeks can have a very big impact on the top candidate’s […]

Where Hiring Managers Fail – 7 Costly Mistakes

No one wants a hiring process to end poorly.  Whether you end up with the wrong hire or don’t hire anyone at all, bad results are frustrating. Because hiring is time-consuming and costly – especially for your senior roles – you want your efforts to end right the first time.  While failures are opportunities to […]

The Right Fit for Our Future and Yours

For over 4 decades Centennial has gone the extra mile to ensure that the executives we place are not only competent, but are the right fit for our clients.  We know that success only comes when the client and candidate enjoy a chemistry that makes working together a winning combination.  For a similar reason, Centennial […]

Finding Employees is Not Your Organization’s Biggest Problem

Finding employees to fill a production line or to expertly lead a team is always a concern.  Talent is currently in short supply and growth cannot happen without it. Surprisingly, attracting and finding employees is not the biggest problem facing organizations. Rather, it is only a small component of a more complex issue. Defining Your […]

Lower Leadership Stress Today

Wise leaders surround themselves with the right people

If you are a business owner or the manager of a large division, you feel daily pressure to perform.  It affects everything you do:  your time, your health, and your sleep.  Stress is normal – and can be healthy as we outlined in this article – however, it would do you a lot of good […]

The Metropolitan Club Hires Joe Hoffecker as Executive Director

Joe Hoffecker

Centennial was honored to represent this executive search engagement which ultimately led to a great leader, Joe Hoffecker, who will continue the Metropolitan Club’s mission to serve the region and The Met Club members with excellence. COVINGTON, KY – March 27, 2019 – The Metropolitan Club, Greater Cincinnati’s unique and distinctive private business club since […]

Make Your Organization’s Last Impression a Good One

4 reasons exiting employees should have a good departure

When an employee announces their resignation, a lengthy “to do” list ensues – that’s just a fact. There are exit interviews to be conducted, responsibilities to shift, paperwork to be completed, and security credentials to manage. Frankly, it can be a hassle when an employee moves on; a natural reaction of those “left behind” can […]

Progressive Employers are Finding New Retention Solutions: Here are 4

There are many factors that make attracting and retaining top talent extremely hard.  One of our biggest challenges today is the low unemployment rate.  Basically everyone who is ready, willing and able to work, is already employed. That’s why it is so important to find and implement new retention solutions. Employers across the nation cannot […]