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May 23, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Germany has one of the lowest proportions or women on boards of big banks in Europe

Europe's biggest banks are approaching gender parity on their boards, with an average proportion of 40 per cent women in 2017. Full Story>

May 22, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Forms Partnership to Ease Clients' Digital Struggles

As more companies focus on digital disruption and its long-term effects, three professional services teams have joined forces to address recruitment, branding, and information technology concerns. Let's take a closer look. Full Story>

May 22, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
CISO salaries top €1m as cyber attacks fuel demand for experts on boards

Salaries for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) at top European firms have topped €1m (£850,000) as the threat of data breaches grows. Full Story>

May 12, 2017 | Press Releases
DHR Completes Search for Shedd Aquarium Chief Development Officer

Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Gina Rodriguez as the Chief Development Officer of the Shedd Aquarium. Rodriguez will begin the position June 5. The search was completed by Managing Partner of the North American Nonprofit Practice, Mary Lee Montague. Full Story>

May 11, 2017 | In the Media | USA Today
Full-time jobs are easier to get

For years, the nation’s solid job growth and tumbling unemployment have been tainted by the shadow of millions of underemployed Americans not counted in the official jobless rate. Full Story>

May 11, 2017 | In the Media | Adventure Science Center
Adventure Science Center Announces Steve Hinkley as CEO

The Board of Trustees of Adventure Science Center today announced Steve Hinkley, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hinkley was most recently the President and CEO of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation in Santa Barbara, California. He will replace acting CEO, Tina Brown, who will resume her role as Director of Operations and Exhibits. Full Story>

May 9, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Fills Chief Research Post at Akron Children’s Hospital

DHR International has placed Dr. Michael Kelly as chief research officer of Akron Children’s Hospital. Full Story>

May 8, 2017 | Press Releases
Vega Joins DHR International as Associate Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Lizandra Vega has joined the firm as an Associate Partner in the Consumer and Retail practice groups, specializing in Luxury, Beauty, Retail, and Consumer. Full Story>

May 2, 2017 | Press Releases
DHR Completes Search for Executive Director of Conservation Lands Foundation

Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Brian Sybert as the Executive Director of the Conservation Lands Foundation, an organization dedicated solely to protecting, restoring, and expanding the National Conservation Lands so they will endure from generation to generation. Sybert will begin the new position June 1. The search was completed by Partner Kara Teising and Associate Kara Zavaleta. Full Story>

May 2, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
What are your weaknesses? How investment bankers should NOT answer this interview question

Investment banking job interviews involve plenty of technical and competency based questions, but you’ll inevitably face the generic HR-style stumbling blocks, which are still surprisingly important. Chief among these is a question asking what your biggest weaknesses are. Investment bankers aren’t exactly known for self-reflection and are more likely to try present strengths carefully disguised as seeming weaknesses. This will annoy your interviewer. Full Story>

April 27, 2017 | Press Releases
Flourou Joins DHR International as Associate Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Andreas (Andy) T. Flourou has joined the firm as Associate Partner in its Middle East and Africa region. He will be based in the firm’s Dubai office with a focus in healthcare, retail, corporate and shared services roles. Full Story>

April 27, 2017 | Press Releases
Skylakos Joins DHR International as Managing Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Jennifer Skylakos has joined the firm as Managing Partner, specializing in Global Infrastructure & Energy Funds, as well as Real Estate in Latin America. Full Story>

April 27, 2017 | Press Releases
S_HIFT to Tackle Digital Disruption for Brands

Industry leaders come together to help the C-suite clarify and simplify their challenges around digital transformation. Full Story>

April 26, 2017 | In the Media | WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
Cyber Talent: Companies Struggle to Compete for Skilled Workers

Peter Metzger, a headhunter, tells his corporate clients he can find them the most accomplished and experienced cybersecurity workers but then moves to discuss a competitive salary and benefits. Full Story>

April 20, 2017 | In the Media | The Gazette
Air Force Academy boss among finalists for top UCCS job

Nearly 80 applicants for the job of chancellor of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs have been whittled down to three, CU system President Bruce Benson announced Thursday. Full Story>

April 20, 2017 | In the Media | Talent Economy
As Brexit Negotiations Approach, Europe's Talent Market Faces Uncertainty

Britain’s pending leave from the European Union is likely to come with a host of talent implications for the region. But, for now, what such implications will be have yet to fully materialize — and may not for some time. Full Story>

April 6, 2017 | Press Releases
Marin Joins DHR International as Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Adriana Marin has joined the firm as a Partner. She will be based in the firm’s Mexico City office. Full Story>

March 31, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Leading CIO Search for State of Alaska

Recruiters specializing in the investment function continue to report that demand for executive level ‘high impact’ investing talent is on the rise. Against that backdrop, DHR International has just been retained by the State of Alaska to lead its search for a new chief investment officer (CIO). Carol Hartman, the search firm’s managing partner of financial services North America, is leading the assignment. Full Story>

March 31, 2017 | In the Media | Politico Pro
Congress quietly examines apparent CIA hacking tools dump

The House and Senate Intelligence committees have begun quietly probing how WikiLeaks obtained the CIA’s apparent secret hacking arsenal. Full Story>

March 30, 2017 | In the Media | STAT
Q&A: Three big mistakes drug companies make in recruiting new employees

When drug and device makers need a new chief medical officer or vice president, they often start by turning to executive recruiters. Full Story>

March 28, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Places First Female AD at University of Pittsburgh

Search firms have been tasked to find athletic leadership for universities across the country. In one of the latest, DHR International has just placed Heather Lyke as athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh. She becomes the first woman to take on this leadership role at the school, replacing Scott Barnes. Glenn Sugiyama, DHR’s managing partner and global sports practice leader, led the assignment along with partner Pat Richter who spearheads the firm’s specialized sports practice group. Full Story>

March 28, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms

Is retaining an executive search firm always the best route to take when hiring top performing talent? Hunt Scanlon Media and CNA International have brainstormed with senior executives, CHROs and top recruiters. Here’s why you might need a top flight recruiter to find your next leader. Full Story>

March 27, 2017 | In the Media | Sports Business Daily
Women make progress in filling Division I AD jobs

Since the start of 2016, 52 NCAA Division I athletic director jobs have been filled. Eight of the 52 hires have been women. Believe it or not, that represents progress. Full Story>

March 22, 2017 | In the Media | The Pitt News
Heather Lyke introduced as Pitt’s new athletic director

Basketball season is over, but history was made Monday on the hardwood floor of the Petersen Events Center. Full Story>

March 21, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Lack of online experience at major luxury brands undermining growth opportunities

Lack of senior experience in ecommerce and emerging markets could be holding back profitability at top luxury brands, according to research by executive search firm DHR. Full Story>

March 16, 2017 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Rex Tillerson Isn't the Only CEO With an Extra Email Address

Many executives use numerous email addresses, but few adopt alter egos Full Story>

March 9, 2017 | Press Releases
Sette Named North American Head of Healthcare

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Scott Sette has been named North American leader of the firm’s Healthcare Services & Solutions Practice. Since joining DHR in 2014, Sette has been a leader in the practice, filling key executive-level positions at prestigious healthcare organizations across the country, as well as collaborating with fellow DHR partners to bring the best team approach to his clients. Full Story>

March 6, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Millennials Choose Career Over 'Being Boss'

The vast majority of Millennials see ongoing skills development as an important part of their future careers. They would pay for it personally and give up their own time to do it. But there are varying degrees of desire, capability and commitment to learning. Expert recruiter Smooch Reynolds takes us inside the current state of Millennial thinking. Full Story>

March 3, 2017 | Press Releases
Françon Joins DHR International as Principal

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Pierre-Jean Françon has joined the firm as a Principal in the Consumer & Retail Practice with a focus on Luxury Retail. He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Full Story>

March 1, 2017 | Press Releases
Europe's Top Tech Entrepreneurs Founding Businesses by Age 30, Despite Lack of Significant Corporate or Financial Experience

Investors keen to see leadership teams with balanced and extensive expertise Full Story>

February 27, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Most successful tech entrepreneurs have set up their businesses by the time they're 30

Are you a 30-something itching to set up a tech firm? Strike age and lack of experience off of your list of excuses because Europe's top entrepreneurs set up their companies by the age of 30. Full Story>

February 13, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International in Hunt for Athletic Director at University of Pittsburgh

The margin for error in college athletics searches is razor thin. Recruiters bring speed & discretion and provide protection and plausible deniability. Let's go inside the highly competitive world of university sports recruiting. Full Story>

February 10, 2017 | Press Releases
Leatherman Joins DHR International as Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Carroll Leatherman has joined the firm as a Partner in the Global Financial Officer Practice. She will also be a senior member of the Private Equity Practice. Full Story>

February 9, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
Your banking bonus is lousy? Here's why

While 2016 certainly had its bright spots, there are going to be a lot of lousy bonuses in particular areas across the financial services industry. If you get a small bonus or none at all, ask yourself, is it bad because you are terrible at your job and you didn’t perform well compared to your peers? Or is it because your company didn’t perform well even though you did great? Full Story>

February 3, 2017 | Press Releases
Chinn Joins DHR International as Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Simon Chinn has joined the firm as Partner, and will be based in the firm’s Calgary office. Chinn has more than 12 years of executive search experience working with a diverse group of market leading companies in the Oil & Gas (E&P and Midstream), Petrochemicals, Renewables, Energy Storage, Smart Technology and Advanced Manufacturing sectors. Full Story>

January 19, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Partners with Mercer Middle East

Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic partnership with DHR International, to provide each partner’s customer bases with a respective set of benefits. Full Story>

January 12, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
Why you want to work in banking, irrespective of the downsides

It is no secret that investment banking isn’t an easy career path. The work-life balance tends to be skewed heavily toward the former at the expense of the latter, and pay isn’t what it was at the industry’s peak. Further, in some circles, there is still a bit of a stigma attached to investment banking, especially since the financial crisis, fair or not. Full Story>

January 12, 2017 | Press Releases
Dallison Joins DHR International as Partner, Industrial

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Graham Dallison has joined the firm as partner, and will be a member of the firm’s Industrial Practice. Full Story>

January 9, 2017 | In the Media | USA Today
Out of work for six months or more? Here's why you can't find a job

The labor market ended 2016 on a positive note. The unemployment rate is low at 4.7%. Employers are increasing wages to snag fewer available workers. That all sounds good, at least until you ask about 25% of Americans out of work. Full Story>

January 5, 2017 | In the Media | Globe Street
Profit-Driven Owners Must Consider Changing Demographics

According to a recent white paper, considering the priorities of renters in the new shared economy will create win/win scenario for both owners and tenants. Full Story>

January 5, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
The outlook for buy-side hiring on Wall Street in 2017

We’ve given our predictions for sell-side recruitment on Wall Street in 2017, but what about the buy-side? Here’s what recruiters and industry insiders think. Full Story>