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      Kim Bartelt Joins Cowen Partners Executive Search

      Kim has joined Cowen Partners as Managing Director, Client Services Kim is a seasoned client services professional with extensive experience in leading and developing teams, driven by a commitment to delivering unparalleled customer experiences. With over a decade in the recruitment industry and a robust background in client services, Kim excels in cultivating client relationships

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      The Rising Influence of Executive Recruiters: Diplomats of the Corporate World

      In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, executive recruiters have emerged as powerful and indispensable players, particularly in the realm of high-stakes corporate leadership searches. Their role extends beyond simple talent acquisition, positioning them as essential diplomats who navigate the intricate world of executive appointments. The Role & Evolution of Executive Recruiters Historically, the term “headhunter”

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      Cowen Partners Named Best Executive Recruiting Firm
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      A Message From Our President, Shawn Cole

      When Ash Wendt and I envisioned Cowen Partners Executive Search, we set out to build the executive search firm we couldn’t find—one that embodied our unwavering belief in excellence. A firm where dedication and quality of client engagement are paramount, leaving behind the notions of client or candidate ownership. We cultivated a culture where driven

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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?

      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?

      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 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

      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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