Author Archives: John Kreiss

About John Kreiss

John is an experienced Executive Search Consultant specializing in the recruitment of AE industry talent. For over 15 years he has advised and assisted architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental firms in filling key positions and making strategic hires.
Should your Architecture, Engineering, Planning, or Environmental Consulting firm consider hiring someone with a personality like Antonio Brown’s?

Should your Architecture, Engineering, Planning, or Environmental Consulting firm consider hiring someone with a personality like Antonio Brown’s?

Recently, the Oakland Raiders decided to release wide receiver Antonio Brown.  The troubled, but talented, wide receiver created enough drama that ultimately led to the team’s decision to release him.  The reason for their decision was conduct determined to be detrimental to the team, which included refusing to show up for meetings and practices, a […]

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What Architecture, Engineering, Planning, and Environmental Consulting Firms can learn from Andrew Luck’s decision to retire from the National Football League

What Architecture, Engineering, Planning, and Environmental Consulting Firms can learn from Andrew Luck’s decision to retire from the National Football League

Many people, including myself, were quite surprised when hearing the news that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has decided to walk away from football and retire at the ripe old age of 29. The former number one draft pick was potentially on a path to qualifying for the Hall of Fame, but decided that he […]

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How to Identify Mid-Career Level Talent

How to Identify Mid-Career Level Talent

Concerns about economic contraction are real. Last week, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted at an interest rate cut to keep the U.S. economy growing. Read The Washington Post article> Despite concerns about the overall strength of the economy, Architecture, Engineering, Planning, and Environmental Consulting firms are still scrambling to find talent. A/E professionals, especially in […]

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