/Josie Summa

About Josie Summa

Josie Summa is President & Principal Search Consultant at Redmond Consulting, Inc., a professional search firm operating within the engineering, planning and consulting markets serving public transportation in North America.

When Giving Means Getting (the Best Talent for Your Organization)

By |September 24th, 2013|

During my undergrad years in Charlottesville, Virginia, I took an internship at the local office of a large non-profit organization...

What is “Culture,” Anyway?

By |August 6th, 2013|

Culture is the adhesive framework within a company. It encompasses ideals, knowledge, and actions. It affects both internal and external...

Getting Past the Rock Stars, Finding the True Leaders

By |April 30th, 2013|

The longer I've been in the business of identifying, recruiting and facilitating the hire of talent, the harder it has become to impress me...

The WOW Factor is Not Lost on the Uninitiated!! (aka Here’s a Cute Kid Video)

By |March 14th, 2013|

When I think about or take time to thoughtfully gaze upon the work of engineers --- iconic bridges, clean water making its way to my glass, or the infrastructure that makes commerce possible -- I start to feel just like Madeline.

How Deep Is Your Business Development Participation?

By |January 23rd, 2013|

Within the engineering consulting markets, a knack for cultivating customers is as highly prized as technical acumen...

The Ears Have It: Phone Interview Mojo

By |November 29th, 2012|

I realize I am better at phone interviews than in-person interviews. I always thought this was a personal deficit, but after some dedicated inquiry, I have learned from mental health professionals and others in the psychological sciences that creating figurative or literal boundaries between two people can actually facilitate communication in certain cases.