The Art of Finding Talent

I recently came across a quote that really resonates with me: “It is not possible to manufacture talent – you have to recruit it in the first place.” At Chaloner, we have a long and respected history of being laser focused on finding and vetting the best talent for our clients and creating long-term, mutually rewarding relationships. There are certainly a set of criteria and a process we follow, but recruiting, in truth, is truly a mix of art and science. It requires being deliberate, … [Read more...]

Chaloner Welcomes Alanna Miller and Georgia Aarons

We are thrilled to welcome Georgia Aarons and Alanna Miller to Chaloner. Both are wonderful additions to the New York office. The press release can be found here, and below! NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chaloner, a national search firm specializing in communications, public relations and marketing, announced today the addition of two experienced professionals to its New York office. Alanna Miller joins Chaloner from the New York office of Russell Tobin, a recruiting firm, where she built … [Read more...]

The Ted Chaloner Learning Fund

Last month, we announced the retirement of our founder, Ted Chaloner, and I have just returned from Boston where we held several events to honor and celebrate his career. This included making a major announcement at the PRSA Boston annual meeting where I unveiled the partnership with PRSA Boston to launch The Ted Chaloner Learning Fund. This multi-year endowment will provide early and mid-level career chapter members with access to learning opportunities in the social impact communications … [Read more...]

Thank you, Ted

Over the past thirty-five years, Ted Chaloner built this company from a one-man shop into a well-respected leader in nationwide communications, public relations and marketing executive search. We now congratulate Ted on his retirement and look forward to our future. In his career, Ted offered top-level counsel to hundreds of client companies and thoughtful guidance to countless jobseekers. Always mindful of those who are following behind him, Ted made time to work with college students at … [Read more...]

A Chat with Rebecca Porter

Last week we welcomed a new recruiter, Rebecca Porter, to our team. I had the pleasure of getting to know a bit more about her: what blogs she reads, what its been like coming full circle in her career and, most importantly, her love for Bon Jovi. SB: Our new hires answer a bunch of fun questions so we can get to know and introduce them on our website. Rebecca said her fantasy dinner guests would be Oprah, Richard Branson and Jon Bon Jovi. That would be a fascinating evening- what do you … [Read more...]

Tech Social Good – Worldwide

Wikimedia, the sixth most visited website in the world, is all about reducing barriers to free knowledge. Did you know that they have introduced a way for even more people to have affordable access to that knowledge base? Their latest initiative, Wikipedia Zero, enables users in developing countries to access Wikipedia free of data charges. Mobile handset prices have dropped significantly in recent years, but data charges can still be as high as 25% of monthly income in places like Kenya. … [Read more...]

Welcome to The Interview Room

I’m Amy Segelin, president of Chaloner Associates, an executive search firm specializing in public relations, marketing and communications positions across all industries. Our company has been in business for 34 years and that’s long enough to have acquired lots of wisdom. With the support of CEO Ted Chaloner, and our Boston and New York staff, I’ve started this blog to have a place to share some of what we know, and what we continue to learn, so that we’re ready for you whenever you need … [Read more...]