Joe McCool's book gets right to the practical advice for the most difficult of all organizational challenges - hiring effective leaders.
escribed by BusinessWeek as "the authority on headhunters" and by Fast Company Magazine as a leadership "recruiting expert," Joseph Daniel McCool is a writer, speaker and advisor on executive recruiting and corporate management succession best practices.
He is the author Deciding Who Leads: How Executive Recruiters Drive, Direct & Disrupt the Global Search for Leadership Talent (April 2008, Davies-Black Publishing), a groundbreaking new book exploring the global executive search consulting business and its impact on corporate leadership, organizational culture, and management succession.
A contributor and online columnist for BusinessWeek, Mr. McCool also writes as senior contributing editor for ExecuNet, a leading executive business network, and as featured columnist for Search-Consult, 'The International Executive Search Magazine.'
His perspectives on executive search consulting, corporate talent management and management succession best practices have been cited in media worldwide, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Economist, Investor's Business Daily and three books by other authors. He has written on these and related topics for Chief Learning Officer Magazine, European CEO Magazine, Healthcare Executive Magazine and The Industry Standard. Mr. McCool has also spoken to conferences exploring executive-level recruitment on four continents.
Mr. McCool worked for eight years as editor of Executive Recruiter News and as a vice president with its publisher, Peterborough-based Kennedy Information, Inc., a subsidiary of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA). Previously, he worked full-time as a New Hampshire-based correspondent for media such as The New York Times, New Hampshire Public Radio, United Press International, Boston Herald, The Union Leader & New Hampshire Sunday News, Woburn Advocate and The Washington Times. He has won awards for his reporting from both the New England Press Association and the Massachusetts Press Association.
He holds a masters' degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Plymouth State College.
He can be reached at email@example.com and 603-801-8066.