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President of The Kineta Group – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices David Patterson Featured in Computer World, Career-Maker or Wipeout?

Dallas, TX | 2/8/2016

By Stephen Sauer

These days, you might get passed up for plum jobs in enterprise IT if you have a predominantly open-source resume. But in five years, even the most traditional organizations are likely to be looking at open source as career-marker, says executive recruiter David Patterson.

“While we see more and better-paying opportunities in non-open source today, the future is clearly open source,” says Patterson, president and senior practice leader at The Kineta Group, a boutique search firm that places SAP specialist at large businesses such as Kohler, Tractor Supply Co. and BMW.

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Description of Position A leading Columbus, Ohio area company has partnered with Russ Hadick & Associates to search and qualify candidates for their Industrial Engineer position. This 30+ year old company is financially stable and a leader in their industry.

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Juli Smith, President of The Smith Consulting Group – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices Featured in LadyLUX, The Best Careers for Women in 2016

Dallas, 2/5/2016

Opportunities for women in 2016 and beyond are far more vast than our grandmothers could have ever anticipated. And while women want to believe that wage inequality and workplace harassment are things of the past, it isn’t always the case.

Top careers to consider

Executive Search

“With all the press about glass ceilings and equal pay for women, there is no greater pay equalizer than executive search as a top career choice for women. As an executive recruiter, I have had the joy of personal and financial success based on pure meritocracy, independent of what a male boss thinks of me. If I work hard, I succeed,” said Juli Smith, president of The Smith Consulting Group.

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The first month of the year is now behind us and February is a short month! Make the next few weeks count by exploring a new opportunity that will change your life. The following is a condensed list of our current opportunities:

Sr Traffic Engineer – Northern, VA
Vice President of Market Development – Atlanta, GA
Commercial and Industrial Sales Manager – Baltimore, MA
VP of Retail Sales – Boston or Florida
Business Analyst – Columbus, OH

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Category : Analytics/Data Science
Location/City : OR –
Salary Range : 0.00 – 0.00 per year (Permanent)
Id : 9365

As the Director Digital Business Analytics Emerging Markets you will be at the heart of the digital business and will help the digital team make decisions that will drive performance, directly leading to the accomplishment of annual goals.  You will support the Head of Digital drive insights and will be the point person on understanding the growing digital business.  You’ll leverage reporting tools and ad hoc analysis to pull out relevant data, provide trending reporting, and evaluate metrics to help the teams drive their business. You’ll forecast and report business key performance indicators (KPIs) to the senior leadership team and will partner with the Advanced Analytics team to deliver analysis and insights.  Representative projects include building annual and long term budgets in partnership with merchandising and planning leadership, analyzing impact of fulfillment on site conversion in order to develop long term strategy and partnering with web analytics team to uncover revenue maximizing opportunities.

This position requires a high-energy, self-motivated individual with strong technical and analytical skills, high detail-orientation and excellent written and verbal communication.  Candidates with financial, strategic planning or business analytics experience in an ecommerce environment preferred.  The right individual will be on top of online retail trends; understand the intricacies of the Digital business– — and understand the opportunities that digital can drive for the brand.

 Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Marketing, or a related field (an additional 2 years of experience in lieu of a degree).  MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience with an emphasis on Retail or Digital Commerce business reporting and analytics required.  Financial analysis preferred.
  • Affinity for business reporting, analysis, and working with large amounts of data required
  • Proven ability to sift through data, identify critical information, analyze, develop hypotheses and make recommendations required
  • Strong hands-on analytical skillset with attention to detail required.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and large data sets required
  • Advanced Excel skills required.  Moderate SQL experience preferred.
  • Strong presentation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including results packaging and development of management presentations required
  • Demonstrated ability to use data to influence decision making.
  • Strong project management capabilities to manage multiple project streams and complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way required
  • Ability to develop strong partnerships across a multi-layered organization required
  • Experience working in a global business environment preferred

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Category : Analytics/Data Science
Location/City : MA – Boston
Salary Range : 90000.00 – 120000.00 per year (Permanent)
Id : 9483

The primary responsibility of this role is to analyze the effectiveness of various marketing efforts and provide clear, actionable recommendations to the client.  The candidate we are seeking will possess ample marketing measurement experience with a solid understanding of direct marketing, CRM, and analytic concepts. 

The candidate will also design, manage, and deliver analysis to support and impact customer experience operations. The successful candidate will have the ability to identify analytic solutions that best support client business needs, and possess solid project management experience.  The capability to evaluate large amounts of data and cull out key insights to support data-driven marketing opportunities is a must.

An ability to turn data into insights and recommendations is critical. The ideal candidate will have the ability to think analytically (to mine the data), creatively (to develop and recommend program ideas), and strategically (to deliver business results for our lients).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic marketing consulting to Fortune 500 clients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of marketing programs with a focus on providing data-driven marketing insights and recommendations
  • Collaborate with programming team to outline desired data needs and QC output
  • Actively contribute to and manage analytically-oriented projects from inception to delivery, including client communication, internal team management, and the presentation of deliverables
  • Provide actionable recommendations based on analysis findings
  • Package and present results in clear, concise, and impactful manner


  • 5-7+ years of experience in marketing analysis, database marketing, and/or direct mail/email campaign analysis
  • Analytic thinker with demonstrated ability to interpret analytic output and provide strategic recommendations
  • Experience in conducting database analytics / data-driven marketing with solid understanding of CRM concepts and practices
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic statistical concepts including significance testing, sampling, etc.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills

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Legal Search Consultant of Sanford Rose Associates® – Legal Search, Katie Babcock, Featured in Law 360, 4 Tips For Negotiating A Bigger Lateral Offer

Dallas, TX | 2/4/2016

By Keith Goldberg

For attorneys poised to jump to another firm, a little preparation can go a long way once they hit the negotiating table to hammer out a deal with their prospective employer.

“It’s harder to negotiate a higher offer if your practice is on the decline,” said Katie Babcock, a senior legal recruiter at Sanford Rose Associates. “If you have a good trajectory or have a few good years of historical numbers, that’s obviously going to help the firm see your value going into the future.”

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