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Founders Reflect on Previous 25 Years and Goals for Vision 2020

July. 26 (Options Group) - Options Group celebrates 25 years of inspired, creative, and innovative leadership under co-founders Mike Karp & Bob Reed. In the words of Henry Ford, "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success"

Impact of technology on job opportunities

Sep. 7 (Reuters) - Options Group’s Head of Compensation Analytics, Jessica Lee, discusses with Bianca Chen of Thomson Reuters, the impact of technology on job opportunities.

OG Talks

As Options Group heads into its 25th year and with an eye toward the firm’s plans for growth (Vision 2020), Cindy Schreibman sits down with CEO Mike Karp and President Bob Reed for a series of talks about how the company has become a leader among financial services and technology executive recruiting firms globally.

  • OG Talks: Origins
  • OG Talks: Culture
  • OG Talks: What it Takes

OG Talks: Origins

Mike Karp and Bob Reed discuss how Options Group began

OG Talks: Culture

Mike Karp and Bob Reed talk about how they foster entrepreneurialism and collaboration throughout the firm’s twelve offices worldwide

OG Talks: What it Takes

Mike Karp and Bob Reed on what it takes to be a successful executive recruiter today

OG Competitive Intelligence

Sep. 15 (Options Group) - OGIQ’s team of analysts and thought leaders employ the art and science of Competitive Intelligence to better understand the environmental factors and competitive influences impacting the firm’s clients and candidates in order to provide the most effective and valuable actionable intelligence anywhere.

OGIQ: Elevated Intelligence that Matters

Sep. 6 (Options Group) - Options Group's team of researchers and analysts, OGIQ, mines and melds thousands of data points, processes and distills learning from extensive proprietary research, and applies keen understanding and wisdom to extant data to ensure that a candidate’s fit to culture, function and role creates organizational structures that succeed and thrive.

Bank jobs vs. tech jobs

Aug. 29 (CNBC) - Wall Street banks are having trouble attracting talent due to increasing competition in salary and bonuses. Push Patel, Options Group, discusses why tech talent is turning away from banks.

Limitations of Diploma Mills

Aug. 17 (Reuters) - Options Group’s Chief Executive, Michael Karp discusses diploma mills and how it can affect candidates’ employment opportunities. To view Bianca Chen’s full video: Click here

OG Connect

Jul. 19 (Options Group) - Options Group is always looking for the very best talent around the world. Here’s a video about who we are and how we’ve helped the best companies and the best candidates grow and succeed.

Big banks, big job cuts

May. 6 (CNBC) - Michael Karp, Options Group Chief Executive, and John Ricco, Atlantic Group Partner, discuss the future of banking and finance as job cuts in the sector pile up.