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 to Optimize Your Strategy for Recruiting Your CEO - CEO Search & Recruitment
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      It’s All in the Process: Optimizing Your Strategy for Recruiting Your CEO

      Depending on how long your company has been in business, you might have plenty of experience recruiting new employees as positions become available. Often, your recruitment strategy for different roles looks more or less the same.  However, when it comes to recruiting your next CEO, your process is (or at least should be) a little

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      Looking for Your Next CEO? Understand These Best Practices First - CEO Search & Recruitment
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      Looking for Your Next CEO? Understand These Best Practices First

      Hiring a CEO isn’t like hiring any other employee. While it’s true that every employee has an impact on your business, CEOs have the greatest impact of all. Some research even indicates that your CEO’s performance can predict 40% of your company’s outcome. With that much at stake, it’s imperative to make sure you have

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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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      What Sets Enterprise CEOs Apart From Startup CEOs? - CEO Search
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      What Sets Enterprise CEOs Apart From Startup CEOs?

      What makes a good CEO? The answer to that depends on the type of business you’re running. While there are significant areas of overlap, enterprise CEOs must lead and strategize in a way that’s much different from startup CEOs. If you’re beginning to search for the right CEO for your company, it can be helpful

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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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      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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      5 CEO Archetypes: Which Is Best for Your Company? - CEO Search
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      5 CEO Archetypes: Which One Is Best for Your Company?

      Every CEO candidate is different. But if you spend enough time analyzing candidates for a chief executive role, you’ll see five distinct profiles emerge.  Depending on the needs of your business, you might find that one type is better for your company than another. Here’s a quick overview of the five CEO archetypes, as well

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      Today’s CEOs Are Multifaceted Leaders - CEO Recruitment
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      Today’s CEOs Are Multifaceted Leaders

      In the past, the role of a CEO was to lead a company. That’s still true today, but in an interconnected world, a chief executive’s sphere of influence is wider than ever. As Harvard Business Review claims, “Today’s CEOs don’t just lead companies. They lead ecosystems.” The challenges facing today’s CEOs are arguably more varied

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