the Face of Talent


Building upon the success of our Retained Search practice, CTE expanded its service offerings to include all things talent-related, from employer branding and sourcing strategy to performance management and succession planning. With a holistic approach to DEI, the Advisory Services practice integrates diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and best practices throughout all our engagements. The team is comprised of talented professionals with extensive in-house leadership and consulting experience in talent, people operations, and DEI.

The Advisory Services team helps clients design, create, and deliver talent offerings that optimize engagement, profitability, and company culture to accelerate and sustain growth. The function is a natural partner in CTE’s mission to Create a World Where Potential and Opportunity Meet.

How to Be an Exceptional Consultant

How to Be an Exceptional Consultant

Two weeks ago, I wrote about five of the most noticeable behaviors of exceptional consultants. That post got a lot of traction on the blog and on LinkedIn, so as promised, I’m writing a “Part

External Search and Your Next ESG Leader

External Search and Your Next ESG Leader

Retaining an executive search firm like Creative Talent Endeavors to find your next ESG leader brings significant benefits. Investing in ESG talent is crucial for the banking industry as it aligns with global sustainability goals

What An Exceptional Consultant Looks Like

What An Exceptional Consultant Looks Like

As a seasoned consulting professional, I have had the privilege of learning from some truly exceptional consultants over the years. These are consultants that possess certain qualities that set them apart from the rest. When

Deprioritizing DEI: The Trend to Avoid

Deprioritizing DEI: The Trend to Avoid

As we continue to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic and this rollercoaster of an economy, it's disheartening to watch companies start to deprioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. I keep reading about




& Team Assessments

Gain insight into the behaviors and motivations of individuals and teams to support your hiring, on boarding, and leadership development goals. CTE administers well-known, proven assessments and can debrief your whole team.

HR Optimization
& Transformation

HR Consulting
On Demand

We offer flexible, high value HR consulting, so you can keep your team lean as you build. Leveraging 100+ years of HR expertise, we meet you where you are, providing everything from talent fundamentals (employee handbook, onboarding, hiring guides) to strategic people programs (employer branding, diversity, training). We do the heavy lifting, so you can focus on go-to-market and growth. We scale with you!

Talent Accelerator

During TAP sprints, we focus on your critical areas {e.g., recruiting, manager training, branding, DE&I) to identify risks, blind spots, and improvement opportunities. Our recommendations and ready-to-use resources keep you moving in the right direction. Time to level up your recruiting? Managers need training? Not as diverse as you’d like? Clueless about your employer brand? If you’re short on time or expertise, TAP delivers quick wins.


Are your people programs outdated or uninspiring? Do your talent policies need updating to integrate postpandemic realities? Our broad expertise, high EQ, and collaborative style make us the perfect partners for HR transformations. Whether you need a light-touch refresh or a complete reset, we tailor the change management strategy, implementation model, and communications plans to suit your organization’s culture and priorities.

Training &


In our most popular workshop series, we help teams put their "head knowledge" to work with their words and actions. These very interactive sessions will begin to develop the desired "muscle memory" for new behaviors.


We create safe spaces and invite your teams to have honest, workshop-style discussions about tough topics that impact how they work. Cut through the politics, guilt, and finger-pointing to address relevant issues with candor, compassion, and vulnerability.


We approach management training from a fresh perspective that reflects today's dynamic, competitive workplace realities. Leaders leave informed and empowered to inspire improved engagement and performance