- Posted by Dustin Hillis
- On September 2, 2020
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- career, COVID-19, Leaders
How do you stand out in your career search? Join Greg Boucher, President of executive search firm Thinking Ahead, as he discusses the changing job market and what makes a job candidate great. He also Talks about leading one of the largest executive search firms in the state of Tennessee through hard economic times resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I lied about my age to get a paper route – so I was delivering papers at age 7.” – Greg Boucher
“Culture trumps strategy any day.” – Greg Boucher
“We knew we could teach the skills for people to be successful…but, we can’t teach will.” – Greg Boucher
“There are a trinity of traits that companies are looking for in today’s market: communication skills, resiliency, and learning to live with ambiguity.” – Greg Boucher
“Realize and accept that what used to work, doesn’t work anymore.” – Greg Boucher
More About Greg Boucher
Greg Boucher was appointed President of Thinking Ahead in January of 2015. He has been an award-winning search professional for 35 years, exclusively with Thinking Ahead, serving a select group of clients recruiting at the Director, Vice President and C-Suite Levels. As President and from the corporate headquarters in Nashville, Greg also mentors a growing team of 45 recruiters and staff members, who in 2018 served 175 unique client organizations through 346 placements in 10 Practices Areas including Nonprofit Leadership, Commercial Banking and Finance, Energy, HealthCare IT, Gaming, Life Sciences, Legal, Manufacturing, Real Estate, and Sales.
Representative of the company’s philanthropic outreach, he has been honored for his service to the business and social communities for volunteering and serving on the Boards of the Middle Tennessee Better Business Bureau, Rotary International, the Adult Literacy Council, Boy Scouts of America, the Tennessee Association of Personnel Consultants, and The Christian Church.
Greg graduated from the University of Florida with a Masters of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Political Science. He is an avid water sports and nature enthusiast. He and his wife Hilary have three children and make their home in historic Franklin, TN.
The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dustin Hillis, CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies, and Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting. As a record setting salesman, entrepreneur, and CEO of a multi-business company, Dustin has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!