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Selecting an Executive Search Firm — The Importance of Process
Posted by Asa Sphar on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 in Thought Leadership

How do you know which executive search firm is right for your organization’s recruiting needs?

For all its advancements, leadership recruitment in the 21stcentury is still both an art and a science.  It’s an art in that a recruiting firm’s personnel must still be able to cultivate positive and trust-engendering relationships with both companies and candidates.  The firm’s brand, network, and reputation for integrity must be exemplary so they can be strong ambassadors for the constituency they serve.

DISTRICT MANAGER: Wellhead Oil & Gas Services
Posted by Asa Sphar on Friday, 14 November 2014 in New Jobs

DISTRICT MANAGER:  Wellhead Oil and Gas Services

Oversee, maintain, and implement the basic departmental policies and procedures of the everyday operations of the business while maintaining the company profitability goals and operating within the assigned operations budget.

  • Read, study, and utilize the appropriate sales and service internal performance reports.- P&L, cost of goods sold, forecasts/projections, rig reports.
  • Oversee the work being completed and assist in completion if necessary.
VP – WASTE COLLECTION — Southeast / South Central U.S.
Posted by Asa Sphar on Friday, 31 October 2014 in New Jobs

VP – WASTE COLLECTION  —  Southeast / South Central U.S.

(Exclusive to CSI – Retained – Posted 11-01-14)

Job Description
Are you a veteran environmental services waste collection leader seeking a career home with C-Suite trajectory? Do you have a demonstrated history of driving enhanced efficiencies in logistics/transportation? If so, then we would definitely like to hear from you.

A Global Leader in the Environmental Services / Waste Collection sector is currently seeking a VP to spearhead this thriving BU.

NEW JOB: Business Development Officer — Oklahoma City, OK
Posted by Asa Sphar on Thursday, 24 April 2014 in New Jobs

Do you have a demonstrated history of strong sales and business development in the O&G services arena? Are you looking for not just the next step in your career but for a position that also brings executive career growth potential? Have you ever considered leveraging your O&G experience and connections in another industry but didn’t want to take a cut in compensation? If you answered yes to these questions, then you will definitely want to consider this opportunity…

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: A Key Characteristic of Successful Hiring Managers
Posted by Asa Sphar on Thursday, 20 March 2014 in Current Events Thought Leadership

When recently retained to conduct a Senior Executive search for a very successful oil and gas services company ($150M rev; 23% annual rev. growth), I was reminded once again of why some hiring managers are so successful and seem to “get it” when it comes to the often thorny issue of executive compensation. As a market dominant player in the northeast region of the US, this privately held company was looking for a succession candidate to their current President whose planned retirement window was approaching quickly.

NEW JOB: Director – Global Human Resources (International Technology Manufacturing) – AUSTIN, TX
Posted by Asa Sphar on Sunday, 10 March 2013 in New Jobs


If you have a cell phone, drive a car, listen to music, or had an MRI scan, chances are our client made those experiences possible.

This key member of the Executive Team is responsible for providing direction and leading the organization and talent development efforts to create a world-class organization and talent capabilities to meet strategic and annual business objectives. This includes coordination and implementation of systems,

Water Management for Shale Plays
Posted by Asa Sphar on Friday, 15 February 2013 in Current Events

This promises to be an excellent event with presenters from Pioneer Natural Resources, Halliburton, GE Power & Water, Baker Hughes, Trican Well Services,…. If you’re interested in learning more about the economics of successful water management systems and the latest strategies and best practices used in major shale play areas, you won’t want to miss this event.http://tinyurl.com/a46dz8x