In The News

WK Advisors places outstanding rising and visionary leaders for healthcare, academic medicine, higher education and not-for-profit organizations. The following resources illustrate how we help clients identify and develop executive talent.

Maintaining Your Investment: How to Keep Rising Stars

Recruiting is as much about what you do for current executives as what you promise future ones, writes David Boggs in Training Magazine.

Breaking Bad: Delivering the Bad News Well

Organizations solidify their reputations when they are honest with executives and job candidates, even when the news is negative, writes Diane Nicholas in Recruiting Trends.

Send the Right Signals When Interviewing Job Candidates

Candidates should walk away from the interviewing experience with a positive impression of the organization, even if they don’t get the job, writes consultant Diane Nicholas on the Benefits Pro website.

3 Essential Skills Hospitals Need in Revenue Cycle Management Leadership

David Boggs provides insight to Kelly Gooch of Becker’s Hospital Review on the elevated roles of RCM executives and what current skill and recruiting issues are.

How You Reject a Job Candidate Defines Your Recruitment Strategy

It is hard for employers to deliver bad news to executive candidates who are not hired, but it is something that must be done, consultant Diane Nicholas tells SHRM‘s Roy Maurer. An organization’s reputation in the marketplace is at stake.

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Executive candidates are assessing potential employers as much as they themselves are being assessed. On the Brazen blog, practice leader David Boggs provides advice on how employers can send all the right signals to top talent, starting with their websites and online presence.

Before You Start a Leadership Search: 4 Things Hiring Managers Must Do

An executive search should not get underway until the organization has a detailed plan for the position’s first 12 to 18 months, writes consultant Diane Nicholas in Training Magazine. It’s also important for the job specification to be crafted in a way that sells itself.

How to Retain Good Talent? Make the Grass Greener in Your Organization

Keeping great people requires not just direct incentives but a better working environment on the whole, says WK Advisors practice leader David Boggs in this informative Q&A.

Best Practices for Hiring a Successor

Who will fill your shoes? David Boggs answers questions about how to identify successors in your organization and then groom them for success.


  • “Look for executives who are passionate about constantly improving.”
    – David Boggs