How to Build & Benefit from Human Capital - Executive Recruiters
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      Work Experience: The Critical Element to Building (and Benefitting from) Human Capital

      Human capital makes up a significant portion of both global and individual wealth. A person’s ability to use their education, training, intelligence, skills, and even health to provide what employers value and make a living for themselves is a crucial part of how life works in many countries. However, the capacity to build human capital

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      Employees Need to Be in the Office? Consider Better Performance Management Instead - HR Executive Recruiters
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      Think Your Employees Need to Return to the Office? You Might Just Need Better Performance Management

      During the COVID-19 pandemic, the workforce made an unprecedented shift to remote work. And while some employees have started heading back to the office, many have not. In 2023, 28.2% of full-time employees work from home part of the time. About 12.7% are fully remote. Even though remote work has become more popular across industries,

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      5 Ways Executive Search Firms Support Private Equity Needs - Private Equity Executive Search & Recruiters
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      5 Ways Executive Search Firms Support the Talent Management Priorities of Private Equity Companies

      In recent years, private equity firms’ desire for top talent has reached an all-time high. This high level of demand is in response to a recognition across the industry that having the right people in key executive roles is a critical factor in how private equity firms are able to maintain growth amid significant market

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      AI Is Upending the CPG Industry. Can Your Company Keep Up? - CPG Executive Recruiters - Cowen Partners
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      AI Is Upending the CPG Industry. Can Your Company Keep Up?

      Artificial intelligence might sound like something out of a sci-fi film. But as we’ve seen in recent years, this rapidly developing technology has already begun to integrate itself into the fabric of our lives. Unsurprisingly, AI has shown great promise in the business world. The many everyday uncertainties of the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry

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      Jenny Dearborn SAP

      Former Chief Talent Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. When Jenny Dearborn gets stuck, she often thinks back to her “forever mentor,” Karie Willyerd, and considers “what would Karie do?”  “That’s what a mentor does,” Dearborn

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      Talent Continues to be the Driving Force Behind Private Equity Firms - PE Recruiters & Private Equity Executive Search - Cowen Partners
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      Cowen Partners Named Top Financial Services Executive Search Firm

      Hunt Scanlon presents its ‘Financial Sixty’ ranking of search firms focused on the financial services sector in the Americas.  Hunt Scanlon’s team of editors and analysts selected these 60 firms who we deemed the most prominent in the financial sector. Read more HERE ABOUT HUNT SCANLON MEDIA Welcome to Hunt Scanlon Media — the most

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      Where Does DEI Go from Here? - Diversity Executive Search - Cowen Partners
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      Where Does DEI Go from Here?

      Cowen Partners is proud to partner with Harvard Business Review’s IdeaCast and How Companies Can Recommit to Their DEI Goals After the summer of 2020 in the United States, many organizations made a big push to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in their ranks and operations. But now, many fear that that momentum is slipping, especially in

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      CFO Turnover at Fortune 1000 Companies Spikes 30% - CFO Recruiters
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      Cowen Partners in Fortune

      Last week, BP named Murray Auchincloss, the company’s CFO since July 2020, interim CEO. Today, BP announced that Kate Thomson will take on the role as interim CFO. Thomson is the first woman in that role at the company. She’s currently BP’s VP of finance for production and operations. Thomson has worked at BP for 19

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      CFO Dive
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      BP CFO steps into breach after CEO resigns

      A CEO scandal has opened the door for CFO Murray Auchincloss to take over the company on an interim — and possibly permanent — basis. While still rare, CFO-to-CEO promotions are on an upward curve, as previously reported by CFO Dive. Those coming directly from a CFO seat made up 7.9% of sitting CEOs in 2022, according to executive search firm Crist Kolder

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      Does Industry Experience Matter?

      Companies are increasingly looking more at the overall skill sets of CFO candidates rather than whether those individuals have sector-specific experience, according to experts. One example? Ravi Thanawala. Read more HERE About Fortune Fortune drives the conversation about business. With a global perspective, the guiding wisdom of history, and an unflinching eye to the future, we

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