Managing in a Recession | Top Executive Search Firm
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      Managing in a Recession

      Amid the Federal Reserve’s implacable rate hikes targeted at rising inflation, corporations and small businesses across the US are increasingly tightening belts at the prospect of a coming recession. While a recession, much like the seasons, is a natural phase in the lifecycle of any economy, it can spell difficult times for companies and consumers

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      Business Turnaround Strategies | Executive Recruiters
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      Business Turnaround Strategies

      Amid an increasingly uncertain commercial landscape, many companies find their business threatened or on the brink of failure. Various factors may be at play here, from a rapidly evolving market to poor performance or a failing business model, but they all carry the same bottom line for companies – change or die.  Businesses in this

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      Back to Work: Best Return-to-Office Strategies for Remote Teams | Executive Recruiters
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      Getting Back to Work: The Best Return-to-Office Strategies for Your Remote Teams

      By now, public health concerns have largely diminished, giving companies the “all-clear” to return to a regular workday. But many companies are finding that easier said than done.  According to at least one recent survey, nearly two out of three (64%) remote workers would prefer to quit rather than return to the office. Managers find

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      Why Remote Opportunities Are Beating In-Office Companies | Executive Recruiters | Cowen Partners
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      At-Home vs. In-Person: Why Remote Opportunities Are Beating In-Office Companies

      During the 2020 pandemic, American workers got a taste for remote work. But even when things returned to normal, the workplace didn’t.  Not only has remote work exploded in the American workforce, but researchers from the University of Chicago believe that by 2030, between 50 and 80 million of the world’s desk jobs will transition

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      Filling the C-Suite: Top Strategies for Executive Recruiting | Executive Search Firm | Cowen Partners
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      Filling the C-Suite: Top Strategies for Executive Recruiting

      American companies face a looming challenge when it comes to filling executive positions.  According to the career site Monster.com, 75 million baby boomers are expected to retire in the coming years. Given that many of these seasoned employees occupied C-level positions, hiring managers will need to consider their executive recruiting strategies for the years ahead. 

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      How CIOs & CTOs Manage Cybersecurity Risk | Technology Executive Search Firm | CTO & CIO Recruiters
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      How CIOs & CTOs Help Manage Cybersecurity Risk

      Cyberattacks are no longer the exclusive domain of the chief information security officer (CISO). In fact, cyberattacks have become the leading business risk. Survey data from PWC shows that 40% of respondents list “more frequent and/or broader cyberattacks” as a serious risk. Another 38% call these attacks a moderate risk.  Managing these threats will require

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      CISO Salary Considerations: The Costs & Rewards of Cybersecurity | Technology Executive Search Firm | CISO Recruiters
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      CISO Salary Considerations: The Costs & Rewards of Cybersecurity

      Technology plays a critical role in a variety of industries, which naturally raises concerns about security. It’s no surprise that the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has become one of today’s most sought-after and well-compensated tech positions.  A CISO’s salary is based on the evolving roles that these professionals play. The following discussion unpacks salary

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      Shifts in the CISO Reporting Structure | CISO Recruiters | Technology Executive Search Firm
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      Shifts in the CISO Reporting Structure

      The roles of chief information security officer (CISO) and chief information officer (CIO) often run in parallel — so much so that until recently, the CISO would customarily report directly to the CIO.  But recent changes have shifted the CISO reporting structure. Now, CISOs have a range of other reporting pathways, often customized to a

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      Retail Dive Asks Cowen Partners What’s Next | Bed Bath & Beyond

      Just days after Bed Bath & Bath & Beyond CFO Gustavo Arnal’s death sent shockwaves across Wall Street and beyond, the home-goods retailer made the swift decision to look within its own ranks and pick chief accounting officer Laura Crosssen as its interim finance chief.  The move has stirred debate over the type of permanent finance leader

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      Proven Board Diversity Tactics | Diversity Executive Search Firm | 5-Star Executive Recruiters
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      Using Cybersecurity Experts to Educate Your Board

      In a perfect world, every corporate board would have the expertise to address every challenge facing the organization. But this is hardly a perfect world, as demonstrated by the rise of cybercrime.  In America, the average cyberattack costs an organization $9.44 million. By some estimates, cyberattacks are expected to cost companies $10.5 trillion annually. That’s

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