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SGA Talent Releases Our Annual Report “Who’s Who Amongst The Fortune 100”

Today SGA Talent releases our annual report, “Who’s Who Amongst The Fortune 100″ Please click here to download this robust, 290 page report acknowledging the successful leaders of each company. In this report you will have access to each company’s management team, live links to profiles, and peer comparisons. As with all our reports we also highlight women leaders too. We sure hope you find value in our report that is often used for succession planning, recruiting, diversity studies and talent management projects. If you find value in this report and wish to get access to the top 1200 companies and their talent, please email Sheila – to learn more.

Congrats to All Who

As with all of our reports, we highlight women leaders and today we wish to acknowledge the highly accomplished, 19 Women Technology Leaders from this year’s Fortune 100 List. Congrats!

Kathy McElligott: Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer & Chief Technology Officer – McKesson

Pam Parisian: Chief Information Officer – AT&T

Lori Beer: Chief Information Officer – JPMorgan Chase

Kimberly Johnson: Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer – Fannie Mae

Cheryl Thomas: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Valero Energy

Catherine Bessant: Chief Operations & Technology Officer

Ashley Pettit: Senior Vice President of Enterprise Technology – State Farm

Jane Connell: Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Johnson & Johnson

Seemantini Godbole: Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Lowe’s

Paula Tolliver: Corporate Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Intel

Jody Davids: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer – PepsiCo

Kristy Folkwein: Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer – Archer Daniels Midland

Barbara Koster: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Prudential Financial

Susan O’Day: Executive Vice President, Enterprise Technology, Chief Information Officer – The Walt Disney Company

Julie Lagacy: Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Caterpillar

Maya Leibman: Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer – American Airlines Group

Pat Lawicki: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Allstate

Laurie Douglas: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Chief Digital Public

Linda Jojo: Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

About SGA Talent:

SGA Talent is a highly recognized Diversity Recruiting Partner and leader in the recruitment research industry. Being in the people business we make it our business to know where top talent resides and how to gain access to them. From the Fortune 1000, to industry leaders, the fastest growing and start-ups we know the key players and their teams. Since 1989 we have been helping our clients uncover hidden talent and passive candidates to recruit to stay ahead of the competition. As a leader in our industry we have access to groups of highly accomplished skilled professionals by continuously building talent pools and creating engaged communities of those who have earned success. SGA Talent is agile, flexible and results driven. By offering a continuum of recruiting solutions, we are able to bundle and unbundle our services to create customize recruitment solutions to meet each client’s objectives.

Talent Intelligence & Teamwork Wins the War for Talent – Sheila Greco

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. – Michael Jordan

Talent Intelligence & Teamwork Wins the War for Talent – Sheila Greco

Recruiting is a process that requires teamwork to win the war for talent and it starts with talent intelligence. I believe talent intelligence-recruitment research first recruiting strategy is the winning recruiting strategy that should be used each time a recruiting project is launched.  Having access to talent intelligence not only acts as a roadmap for recruiting success, but also is an important resource/tool used to make informed recruiting decisions.  Couple this data with a strong team of recruiters who have mastered the art of proactively recruiting, I believe forms a championship team that without a doubt wins the war for talent.

Having a robust talent pool of potential candidates commonly referred to as talent intelligence is one of the key steps of the recruiting process that directly affects a recruiter’s success and ultimately the quality of a pipeline of candidates.  I believe that to recruit like a champion there needs to be a championship team player on the team who has the skills necessary to carefully craft a robust talent pool of potential candidates who meet the requirements provided by the hiring managers and/or talent acquisition team. Recruiting truly is a team sport that is made up of players with strengths that complement each other and allows the others to do what they do best! Not every recruiter is a great recruitment research professional and not every recruitment research professional is a great recruiter so why not work together, as a championship team to meet recruiting goals.

Recruiting is a process and when a recruiting assignment is launched it should be all about the team, the plan and how the goal is going to be met. The recruiting plan needs to start with recruitment research first strategy. “Go big or go home” is often a phrase used around the office as the team creates talent pools used by our recruiters and our clients. With today’s talent crunch affecting all recruiting efforts, it has become necessary to go beyond just research tools. Most recruiters have discovered that limiting talent intelligence efforts to just sorting through brief and overstated profiles that everyone else has access to is not part of a winning recruiting strategy or used by championship teams. True champions look for the edge to be better than the others and having access to quality talent intelligence has proven to give top performing recruiters the edge. Think about talent intelligence experts as star point guards on the basketball team who make the assist by giving the recruiting teammates the edge, the recruiting edge needed to succeed to win the war for talent. Talent intelligence professionals on the team are often the “X” factors recruiters have come to rely on.

Lastly, with the war for talent at center court, recruiter’s activities need to be proactive and process driven. Recruiters need to work hard, stay focused and constantly fill the pipeline of candidates with solid “A Players” until the hire is made.  Recruiters need to spend time recruiting, networking, vetting and presenting, not countless hours looking at profiles hoping to find the right people to recruit. Recruiters who are part of a team are often more successful and spend their time doing what they do best, recruit. So, as you look to make your next hire, think about the team you want to use to help you win the war for talent.

I truly believe recruiting successes and being part of a championship recruiting team offers amazing privileges of not only being part of something bigger than oneself but to recruit the best talent each hiring manager deserves.


Talent Intelligence & Teamwork Wins the War for Talent – Sheila Greco


Happy Hunting

Sheila Greco