The Next Generation of Credit Union Leadership - Credit Union Executive Search
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      A Change in Perspective: The Next Generation of Credit Union Leadership

      In the coming years, the American workforce is set to experience a major shift. As baby boomers retire, younger generations are poised to take the reins in virtually every industry.  This transition is smoother in some sectors than others. In the world of credit unions, it’s becoming a somewhat bumpy ride. This is an era

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      How a People-First Approach Can Lead to Unprecedented Growth

      When Rob Waldron became CEO of Curriculum Associates, a workbook company that then released only printed materials, the business appeared to be on the verge of collapse. It was running out of money and failing to keep up with the digitizing world of education. Waldron was able to completely turn the company around. Under his

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      What Sets an Owner Apart From a CEO? - CEO Search Firm - Cowen Partners
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      What Sets an Owner Apart From a CEO?

      To some people, a business owner is just about the same as a CEO. After all, owners and CEOs both sit at the top of a company’s hierarchy.  However, in most cases, owners and CEOs have different responsibilities. And as a business grows, an owner might make the decision to hire a CEO. Here’s what

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      Is It Time to Change Executive Leadership? - Executive Search Firm
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      Is It Time to Change Executive Leadership?

      Your C-suite executives are an integral part of your business’s day-to-day functioning — and maybe even its identity. Once you’ve found your C-suite, you might start to view these leaders as permanent fixtures in your company.  While this mindset is understandable, it puts your company at risk of stagnation. Here’s a look at why, when,

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      Your Next Great Employee May Not Be Looking for You - Executive Search - Cowen Partners
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      Your Next Great Employee Might Not Be Looking for You

      If you’re recruiting for a new role, you’re certainly dealing with active job seekers — people who have gone to some trouble to find job opportunities and apply for them. Depending on where you’ve advertised a position, you might be inundated with job seekers. However, no matter how many people you have lining up, you’re

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      5 Tips for Developing an Infinite Mindset in Business - Executive Recruiters
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      5 Tips for Developing an Infinite Mindset in Business

      For many business leaders, success is measured in terms of short-term gains and profitability. But in the 2018 book The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek argues that true business leadership is about cultivating an “infinite mindset,” one built around long-term gains rather than short-term results.  Adopting an infinite mindset is critical to your company’s resilience and

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      How Executive Search Continues to Evolve With the Times - Executive Search Firm
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      How Executive Search Continues to Evolve With the Times

      As the business world continues to shift, so must the recruiting tactics of top companies and the executive search firms that assist them in finding top talent. In a recent survey, more than half of companies reported that they are making changes to their talent-sourcing strategy to close skills gaps and meet changing demands.  Learn

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      Finding Success as a CEO in the Age of Accountability - CEO Search Firm
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      Finding Success as a CEO in the Age of Accountability

      Nowadays, it’s impossible for CEOs to get away with doing as they please. The next generation of investors and shareholders greatly value authenticity and sustainability, an assertion that is backed by the fact that environmental, social, and governance fund assets reached $2.5 trillion at the end of 2022. ESG standards are gaining greater popularity with

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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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      Private Equity Runs on Talent | Private Equity Executive Search | Cowen Partners
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      Private Equity Now Runs on Talent

      The operating model of many PE firms is changing. In the past, the objective was to pick up bargain-bin companies at wholesale prices, quickly restructure them for profitability, and then offload them for a return. However, growing competition has made it more challenging to find undervalued bargains ripe for improvement. PE companies are finding they

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