Andrea Doven_exec w glassesAndrea Doven was born and raised in New York City in a show business family. Her father, the Tony award-winning actor Robert Morse, has a career that spans Broadway in the 1960’s to a starring role in the recent hit TV show “Mad Men”. Before starting her own career as an actress, Andrea was accepted into the prestigious performing arts program at SUNY

Purchase in New York. After college, she founded and produced theater in New York and went on to help run one of the leading catering companies in the city.

Following her acting career, Andrea joined Odin Productions, the film production company owned by Tom Cruise, ultimately becoming Executive Director of the firm. Over 19 years with Odin, Andrea ran day-to-day operations and provided logistical support for the many artists and producers engaged in film production around the world. Andrea’s tenure with Odin saw the production of 21 major motion pictures grossing over $2.5 billion at the box office.

Soon after becoming a mother in 2003, Andrea shifted professional gears, becoming VP of Human Resources at SCS, Inc., a leading integrator of ERP business software, where she spent the next ten years running human capital management for the growing technology company.

Over the past several decades, Andrea honed what has become her expertise, finding, hiring and training talent, designing effective organizations, and above all, “making the trains run” across a wide range of settings.

In 2015 Andrea became chief of staff for Sky Dayton’s family office, managing a complex portfolio of personal and business interests.
Andrea has been happily married for 25 years and has a 13 year old son.

June 9, 2015

Most common job interview questions

You have managed to jump through all of the hoops and now you’ve secured that dreaded job interview. What now? In life, there are two types of people; the ones who choke at the interview and ruin their chances of securing that dream job and then there are the ones who rise to the occasion, nailing the interview. Being prepared […]
April 21, 2015
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Andrea Doven’s 9 Tips on checking references

The hiring process is quite a process of data gathering and due diligence. Reference checking can be a gold mine IF, I repeat IF you do it right. The only reason you have been given this reference by the candidate is because they are set up to give nothing short of a glowing report. Your job is to find something […]
April 3, 2015

Andrea Doven video series: The state of your car

Andrea Doven talks about the job interview process and inspecting the state of a person’s belongings, and their car can be a big clue for the person doing the hiring. Car Inspection part 1: Car Inspection part 2:
April 2, 2015

Andrea Doven: Communication skills in the interview

Andrea Doven talks about the importance of good communication skills in the interview process. Communication skills in the interview
April 1, 2015

Andrea Doven: Arriving for the job interview

Andrea Doven talks about arriving for the job interview Arriving for the interview
March 30, 2015

Andrea Doven: Response to Job Postings

Andrea Doven gives some advice to HR executives Responding to Job Postings
March 29, 2015

Andrea Doven: A Deeper Look at Your Resume

Andrea Doven talks about Resumes The Resume: A Deeper Look
March 28, 2015

Andrea Doven: Your Resume and the cover letter

Andrea Doven talks about the job interview process and resume cover letters. Resume: Cover Letters
March 27, 2015

Andrea Doven: dressing for success

Andrea Doven talks about the importance of dressing for the job interview Dressing for the interview
March 26, 2015

Andrea Doven: importance of manners

Andrea Doven talks about the importance of manners in the job interview process Manners
March 25, 2015

Andrea Doven video series: Skype interviews

Andrea Doven video series: Hiring Tips Skype interviews
March 24, 2015

Andrea Doven: Advice to the Job Seeker

Video Series by Hiring Wizard Andrea Doven Advice to the job seeker