Notogroup Holiday Gift Guide 2017

We’re excited to share gift ideas from our amazing clients and brands we love. 1. Give the gift that both warms your soul and saves the planet! With Patagonia’s new Provisions soup line, your friends and the environment are sure to thank you. Shop Now 2. From the slopes to the pavement, this baselayer from […]

Portland Does Good Business

Along with micro-breweries and bike riders per capita than any US city, our hometown of Portland boasts more certified B-Corporations than any other major city on earth.  Watch this video where B-Corp leaders, including our own Founder and President Roy Notowitz explain why. Learn more about what it means to be a B-Corporation and Notogroup’s journey […]

Improving Company Culture will Grow Your Bottom Line

A good company culture can build you up and support business growth and success. A poor culture can just as quickly tear it down. Having a good culture versus a poor one is a matter of choice and action, not luck, and working to create a good, intentional culture can have profound effects on your […]

Working with Notogroup Executive Search

At Notogroup, we have the fortune of working with amazing clients and candiates… and some people are both! In our latest video, Mike Wallenfels, VP of Sales for Hydro Flask (plus former CEO of Timbuk2 and President of Mountain Hardwear), talks about his experiences on both sides of the Notogroup equation. Mike has been a key […]

Notogroup Partners with The New Breed

We are excited to share that we are now an official production partner of THE NEW BREED, a new feature film by award-winning filmmaker Pete Williams on the rise of the Social Entrepreneur. The film follows the journey of three millennial social entrepreneurs as they uncover a problem with the world that needs fixing, develop a […]

Three Mindset Shifts for the Modern Recruiter

How do recruitment professionals adapt to changing times? There are three essential shifts recruiting teams must take to remain relevant, competitive and, most importantly, committed to clients’ successes. Shift 1 – Recruiting Is Complex. Embrace It.  Recruiting is not just a numbers game; it’s also not just about relationships. It’s a complicated process that appeals to some […]

Six Tips for Presenting Your Best Self on LinkedIn

As recruiters, we spend a huge portion of our day on LinkedIn looking at hundreds of profiles a week.  While every recruiter has their own preferences and opinions on what they like to see, do what makes sense for you and your job search. With that in mind, here are some ideas for how to […]

The Compensation Question: Is salary discussion protocol evolving?

Employment professionals across the country have engaged in a new debate in reaction to laws passed by the State of Massachusetts and the City of Philadelphia, which prohibit employers from asking job applicants to disclose past salary information. The shared objective of the new laws is to put an end to a practice that is […]

Our Favorite National Parks

Spring is quickly approaching and the Notogroup team is itching to get outside! So, we’ve put together a list of our favorite national and state park spots to camp, hike, and explore the great outdoors. Crater Lake Photo credit: Marie Rossmiller Located in beautiful Southern Oregon, Crater Lake is a wonder of the National Parks […]

Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, the team at Notogroup would like to spread some #clientlove by sharing some of our favorite gift picks brought to you by our amazing partners across outdoor, fashion, lifestyle, natural products and retail.     Cairn – Limited Edition Holiday Gift Boxes from Cairn are the ultimate gift for outdoor adventurers. Patagonia – Warmth? […]

This Holiday Season, Notogroup Has Supported NatureBridge

The donation will provide scholarship support to meet the financial need for one class of students (on average about 25 children) who would otherwise be unable to attend one of NatureBridge’s three to five day programs. NatureBridge fosters environmental literacy to sustain our planet. They do this by providing hands-on science experiences in national parks to inspire personal connections […]

Another Record Year for Executive Search Firms Globally

 According to the 2016 Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) Executive Talent 2020 Report,* global executive search revenues have grown 27.9%. The majority of firms surveyed (73%) predict that demand for Executive Search will remain the same or increase over the next 5 years. Clients surveyed maintain that retained executive search is favored for board […]

Notogroup Earns “Best for Workers” Recognition

For the third consecutive year, Notogroup was recognized by the nonprofit B Lab for creating the most positive overall employee impact.  In its fifth year, the Best for Workers list includes businesses that earned a Workers score in the top 10 percent of more than 1,800 Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment. The […]

Notogroup Helps Hydro Flask Build Leadership Team

Notogroup has partnered with high growth brand, Hydro Flask, over the past several years to help the company build out the executive leadership team whose efforts quickly led to the sale of the company to Helen of Troy in 2016. This video is a case study of how the brand and Notogroup collaborated to identify […]

Notogroup turns 7!

In celebration of our first seven years as a firm, our office will be closed on July 29th. If you need us, feel free to try and catch us either on the boat, kayaking or SUPing on the Willamette River. If we are not there, you could try the local taco spots or you might […]

Noto Launches 2016 Search for Social Good with Open School

As part of our commitment to being a B Corp, Notogroup conducts one pro bono search annually for a worthy nonprofit – our “Search for Social Good.”  Our choice this year is Open School, a rapidly growing alternative college-prep program based in Portland, Oregon. Open School’s focus is on equity in education and closing the achievement […]

Notogroup Partners with Alliance for Biking and Walking

Notogroup is partnering with the Alliance for Biking & Walking, a coalition of over 200 biking and walking advocacy groups nationwide, to identify the Alliance’s new Executive Director. The Alliance has been chosen by Notogroup as the recipient of Notogroup’s annual pro bono search. The Executive Director will help shape and execute the future vision for […]

Notogroup Named "Best for Workers" a Second Consecutive Year

Notogroup is proud to be recognized a second consecutive year for creating the most positive overall employee impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the fourth annual ‘B Corp Best for Workers’ list.  The B Corp ‘Best for Workers’ list sets the gold standard for high impact companies and demonstrates any type of […]