24. October 2014 15:40
Peter Boyce II, Co-Founder of Rough Draft Ventures, was recently interviewed by Skiddy von Stade in the latest installment to the Open Door series. In the interview, Peter shares how he found his passion for venture capital by co-founding Rough Draft Ventures, a partnership designed to bring funding to student entrepreneurs. He also discussses the pros and cons of working in New York City vs. Silicon Alley, and why he thinks the city is the new hot spot for venture capital. Read the full article below:
Meet The Investor Funding Game-Changing Startups Run From College Dorms
13. October 2014 17:00
Skiddy von Stade, CEO of OneWire, was recently quoted in a Fox Business article about how Wall Street is fighting Silicon Valley to attract the best talent. In the article, von Stade points to a growing importance of work-life balance for people working in finance, and suggests that this and an increase in salary are two major factors for banks looking to retain their top talent. Read the full article below:
"Two More Big Banks Ponying Up to Attract Young Bankers"
8. October 2014 15:25
In the latest episode of the Open Door interview series, Skiddy von Stade sits down with Boon Sim, President of the Americas at Temasek, who shares his career path from starting off as an engineer to becoming the Global Head of M&A at Credit Suisse. Now, as President of the Americas at Temasek, he shares the three things he looks for while hiring and offers his advice for young professionals wanting to enter the industry. Read the full article below:
This Multbillion Fund Manager Looks For Three Things When He's Hiring For Employees
29. September 2014 09:08
Skiddy von Stade, Founder & CEO of OneWire, reveals four secrets job seekers should know about recruiters in a new article on Brazen Careerist. In the article, von Stade explains the grey areas of working with a recruiter, and how to optimize them to your advantage. Read the full article below:
4 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You (That Dramatically Affect Your Job Search)
18. September 2014 13:46
In part two of Mark Patterson's Open Door interview, he talks about his experience as a competitive race car driver and the life skills he learned while on the racetrack. He also shares what he looks for in top talent, and how he used calculated risk-taking to get ahead, both while racing cars and co-founding the private equity firm, MatlinPatterson. Read the full article below:
"A Wall Street Exec Explains What Instantly Turns Him Off When He Sees A Resume"
10. September 2014 15:01
The newest episode of the Open Door series features Mark Patterson, Co-Founder of MatlinPatterson. With over 40 years of experience in the finance industry, Mark shares his incredible story that began with a 1-way ticket to America at 25, and ends with co-founding a firm that currently has over $8 Billion in assets. Watch his interview and read the full article on Business Insider below:
Private Equity Exec Mark Patterson Gets Super Candid About His Best And Worst Deals
14. August 2014 15:03
Fuad Sawaya, Co-Founder of the highly successful investment bank, Sawaya Segalas, sat down with CEO Skiddy von Stade in the latest edition of the Open Door interview series, featured on Business Insider. Growing up in the midst of the Lebanese Civil War, Fuad learned to prize resilience and survival instinct, two of the main traits he has used to shape the company culture in his firm today. After the numerous challenges he faced in life, hear what it truly took him to become a successful Wall Street leader.
"How One Wall Street CEO Left War Torn Lebanon To Start His Own NYC Investment Bank"
12. August 2014 15:51
In a new article on Ellevate, Mary Gay Townsend, the Senior Managing Director of OneWire Executive Search, offers advice on how to re-enter the work force after raising a family. Townsend shares the best ways to work through the process, highlighting the importance of keeping expecations realistic and understanding any technology changes that might have impacted the workplace during your absence. For the full article, follow the link below:
Thinking About Re-Entering the Work Force? 4 Things You Need to Know
12. August 2014 15:26
Mary Gay Townsend, the Senior Managing Director of OneWire Executive Search, shares valuable advice in regards to raising a family as a corporate professional in a newly published Forbes article. Townsend discloses an expert list of integral steps to consider when planning to press pause on your career to focus on family. By being honest with yourself and your employers, a happy balacing act or exit strategy can easily be obtained. Read the full article on Forbes:
Career Moves to Consider When Leaving the Workforce To Start a Family
4. August 2014 09:44
Mary Gay Townsend, the Senior Managing Director of OneWire Executive Search, has been featured in a new article on Mashable that delves into work/life balance. The article weighs the pros and cons of a non-traditional workplace model and questions making the shift to a more flexible schedule. Townsend provides advice on how to overcome the challenges that inevitably come with a non-traditional work environment. Read the full article on Mashable:
The Job Guide for the Anti-9-to-5er