ADAPTING TO THE DIGITAL WORKFORCE — Given the growth we are experiencing in this country, the demand supply for C-suite executives and small to mid-cap companies is clearly candidate-centric. “In the age of technology and the internet, the golden rule of treating people the way you would like to be treated is often times forgotten,” said Bob Damon, a partner at Ventura Partners, Inc. “One problem is that email and the internet have taken some of the humanity out of the #recruiting process. Therefore, the way for employers to distinguish themselves is to build a little humanity back into the recruiting process,” he added.
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Bill Snyder, architect of the greatest turnaround in the history of college football and arguably one of the best college football coaches of all time, announced his retirement today as the head football coach at Kansas State.
The winningest coach in the history of K-State football with a 215-117-1 record, Snyder will transition to a special ambassador role for the University as stated in his current employment agreement.
He will leave as the 20th winningest coach in FBS history and currently ranks second among active FBS coaches in wins. Under Snyder, K-State is the third-winningest program in the Big 12 with 104 total league wins since the league was formed in 1996.
In all, Snyder led K-State to 19 of the school’s 21 all-time bowl appearances, won two conference titles, achieved two No. 1 national rankings, coached players who received a total of 214 All-America honors, 13 Academic All-Americans, was a five-time …
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – August 1, 2018 – Ventura Partners, a leading innovator in talent acquisition and leadership advisory, announced today the addition of sports industry veteran Katy Young Staudt as Managing Director in its Sports & Entertainment Practice. Staudt will open a Ventura office in Phoenix. The S & E practice, led by Ventura partner Chad Chatlos, is one of the preeminent leaders in college and professional sports searches, leading searches for college athletic directors, commissioners, premier coaches and senior executives across all of sports. Ventura has recently completed searches for clients including Ole Miss, Clemson, Penn State, Texas A&M, Auburn, Iowa, Utah, Kansas State, Nebraska and Purdue.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Katy’s experience and respect on our team,” said Chatlos. “Katy leads discrete, highly confidential searches, and treats candidates with respect, transparency and class—pillars of our practice at Ventura Partners. We are immediately a stronger …