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December 14, 2014 | In the Media | The Blade
Search firms aid in hiring process for universities

While finding and hiring a new coach can be perceived as a very public affair, college athletic departments have a certain way to do it with discretion — and with a third party. Full Story>

December 7, 2014 | In the Media | The Denver Post
Colorado State search consultants include Pat Richter, former Wisconsin AD

There are two searches going on at Colorado State — for an athletic director to replace Jack Graham and a football coach to succeed Jim McElwain — and the school is using the same search firm, DHR International, as consultant for both. Full Story>

December 4, 2014 | In the Media | Forbes
Five Tips for Marketers in 2015

To come up with advice for marketers as we move from 2014 to 2015, I turned to an executive recruiter, a couple of CEOs, The CMO Council, a political campaign insider, and a leadership expert. Below is their perspective on how to make the most of the new year! Full Story>

December 3, 2014 | In the Media | Tulsa World
TU to use same search firm that helped with Frank Haith hiring

To fill its football coach opening, the University of Tulsa will use the same search firm that helped with the hiring of basketball coach Frank Haith in April, a university spokesman said Tuesday. Full Story>

December 2, 2014 | In the Media | Forbes
Why Human Resources Executives Can Be The Stewards Of Compensation

A Q&A with DHR International and Farient Advisors. Full Story>

November 13, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR International completes search for Rovi Corporation

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Sean Matthews as executive vice president of strategy and corporate development for Rovi Corporation. The search was completed by Executive Vice President David Madden. Full Story>

October 20, 2014 | Video & Audio
Hadadd interviewed on CNBC Arabia

DHR's Ayman Haddad, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, was interviewed on CNBC Arabia. English subtitles included. Full Story>

October 10, 2014 | Press Releases
Pajan joins DHR as EVP, Mumbai

Manish Pajan has joined as executive vice president and will serve as a member of the firm’s Consumer and Industrial Practice Groups. Full Story>

September 30, 2014 | Press Releases
Sette joins DHR International as EVP, Houston

Scott Sette has joined as executive vice president and will serve as a member of the firm’s Healthcare Services & Solutions Practice Group. Full Story>

September 29, 2014 | Press Releases
DeYoung joins DHR International as EVP

Christine DeYoung has joined as executive vice president and will serve in the firm’s Consumer, Sports and Private Equity Practice Groups. Full Story>

September 22, 2014 | In the Media | Fortune
How to land your dream job

Nine great tips from talent experts on how to fine-tune your career and land the perfect job—now. Full Story>

September 19, 2014 | In the Media | Al Bayan
Dubai land of opportunities

There is an increase in demand for C-level employees in Dubai for the retail, construction and the real estate sectors and less in the financial sector. DHR's Ayman Haddad talks about how Dubai is competing with Honk Kong, London and New York in attracting talented and highly experienced executives. Full Story>

September 18, 2014 | In the Media | Bloomberg
How To Switch Jobs Without Making Yourself Miserable

Quick quiz: You’re a young ad executive, and you’ve just been promoted after nine months. A recruiter calls about a bigger job at another agency. It would be your first supervisory role, and the salary jump is $25,000. What do you do? Full Story>

September 9, 2014 | Press Releases
Muñoz named managing director, Latin America

DHR International has named Marco Muñoz as the new managing director for the firm’s Latin America region. Muñoz will be responsible for leading the firm across all regions and functions within Latin America. Full Story>

September 8, 2014 | Press Releases
Montague named DHR's Nonprofit Practice Group leader, North America

Executive Vice President Mary Lee Montague has been named as the firm’s Nonprofit Practice Group leader, North America. Full Story>

August 29, 2014 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
Shifting forces of supply and demand test Asia's health care systems

Steven Yeo says changing demographics and levels of affluence across Asia are presenting governments with the challenge of providing equitable health care amid a talent crunch. Full Story>

August 26, 2014 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
Smaller boards get bigger returns

Companies with fewer board members reap considerably greater rewards for their investors, according to a new study by governance researchers GMI Ratings prepared for The Wall Street Journal. Full Story>

August 22, 2014 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Everyone's an Amateur When It Comes to Negotiation

A surprising number of executives stumble in negotiating for job offers, pay raises or promotions, recruiters and coaches say. Some don't understand the best ways to reach agreement, while others simply feel uncomfortable advocating for themselves. Full Story>

August 21, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR appoints Connors as MD, Strategic Initiatives, Advisory Practice Group Leader

Shannon Connors has joined DHR International as the managing director of strategic initiatives and is a member of the Business & Professional Services Practice Group, leading the Advisory Practice Group. She brings 25 years of management consulting and executive recruiting to DHR. Full Story>

August 20, 2014 | In the Media |
New skills required for top seat positions in ICT

Ayman Haddad and Abbed Anabtawi of executive search specialist DHR International, share some tips on C-level recruitment trends in the technology sector in the Middle East region. Full Story>

August 4, 2014 | In the Media | The Guardian
How to grab the attention of a jobs headhunter

If you have dreams of being the boss, you'll need to attract the attention of a headhunter. Here's how to get on their radar. Full Story>

August 1, 2014 | In the Media | USA Today
First Take: Job gains won't cause rates spike

If you're one of the people who has been predicting a spike in interest rates, you're going to be just as wrong this month as you have been for the past five years. Full Story>

July 31, 2014 | In the Media | CBS News
Jobs return, but long-term unemployed still left behind

While hiring has rebounded, it's still a challenge for people who have been out of work a year or more to get jobs, says Geoffrey Hoffmann, chief executive at search firm DHR International. Full Story>

July 31, 2014 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Are Aging Workers Hurting Companies?

The percentage of workers age 55 and up in the workforce has climbed significantly in the past 30 years, but could aging workers actually be hurting the economy? DHR International CEO Geoff Hoffmann joins MoneyBeat with Paul Vigna. Full Story>

July 31, 2014 | In the Media | Reuters
Headhunter on jobs picture: It's an employee's market

Geoff Hoffmann, CEO of executive hiring firm DHR International, discusses which sectors are experiencing the steepest competition for talent and the incentives companies are offering. Full Story>

July 25, 2014 | In the Media |
Strategies for Chinese Enterprises to Meet Talent Challenges Amidst Huge Market Changes

For most of the enterprises in China, a game-changing market is looming. The business challenges accompanying this transformation will also be unprecedented. The last-standing enterprises will be those that have pre-emptive preparations to meet all sorts of new challenges. Not only will these outstanding and fortunate Chinese enterprises survive, but they would also be able to expand further. Some particularly exceptional enterprises could even become what General Electric in the U.S. is like – a world-class enterprise with good governance, sustainable growth potential, and global influence. Full Story>

July 14, 2014 | Press Releases
Stine named managing director, APAC for DHR International

DHR International has appointed Steven Stine as the new managing director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific region. Stine will lead the firm across all divisions and functions in APAC, DHR’s largest business region outside of the North America. Christine Greybe, president of DHR, will continue in her role as president with added responsibility of growing strategic global relationships for the firm. Full Story>

July 10, 2014 | In the Media | Savoy Magazine
Is it worth finding diverse leaders for your organization?

In most organizations, the senior leadership is typically not diverse (meaning ethnic minorities or women). In fact, the Fortune 500 has fewer than 10% diverse CEOs, and the number of diverse leaders in the senior most levels in most large organizations, across all industries, is also in the single digits. Full Story>

July 3, 2014 | In the Media | U.S. News and World Report
U.S. Employers Add 288,000 Jobs in June

Employment grew by 288,000 in June, a hopeful sign for economic growth heading into the third quarter. The figure is up from 224,000 in May, which was revised up from its previously reported number of 217,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The jobless rate was 6.1 percent, a fall from last month’s 6.3 percent. Full Story>

June 30, 2014 | In the Media
Television Academy: Going Viral

Sean Scanlon participated in the Television Academy's "Going Viral" social media panel on June 30, 2014. Full Story>

June 27, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR engaged in CEO search for YMCA of the USA

Global executive search firm DHR International has been selected to lead the executive search for the new CEO and president of the YMCA of the USA, led by DHR’s Executive Vice President Mary Lee Montague and Executive Vice President Wendy Pangburn. Full Story>

June 25, 2014 | In the Media | Money Management Executive
Battling in an overcrowded market

In this Q&A with Money Management Executive, Carol Hartman explores specific strategies fund providers should turn to in the fight for product differentiation, distribution tips and the challenges of keeping up with technology. Full Story>

June 15, 2014 | Video & Audio | Dubai Eye 103.8
Dubai Eye 103.8 interview with Managing Director, Ayman Haddad

Ayman Haddad, Managing Director at DHR International, looks at the latest trends in recruitment. Full Story>

June 13, 2014 | Press Releases
Scanlon appointed as Managing Director, Los Angeles

Sean Scanlon has been appointed as managing director for DHR International's Los Angeles office. Full Story>

June 11, 2014 | In the Media | The Museum of Chinese in America
DHR selected to assist in the search for Executive Director for MOCA

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) announced the selection of DHR International as the Executive Search Firm to assist with the search of the next Executive Director and appointment of Ms. Janice Won as Interim Executive Director. Full Story>

June 10, 2014 | In the Media | Diversity Journal
Securing Diverse Leadership Talent

In the first quarter of 2014, less than 10 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs were diverse (defined for this article as gender and ethnicity). Data for other leadership levels within these organizations are not as readily available, but most sources suggest that the percentage of direct CEO reports, as well as the next level of direct reports, is also less than 10 percent. Full Story>

June 9, 2014 | In the Media | ABC News
Zap! Pow! Sony Out-Games Nintendo

A new survey from business economists predicts U.S. growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of this year. But because of the slowdown during the winter, the economists say growth for the full year may be less than they previously estimated. The forecast says job growth should remain steady and consumer spending will also likely pick up. Full Story>

June 6, 2014 | Press Releases
Huddle appointed as MD of Washington, D.C. office

Joe Huddle has been appointed as the managing director of DHR International’s Washington, DC office. In this role, Huddle will manage the day-to-day operations of the office and will also lead corporate growth initiatives for the DC area. Full Story>

June 5, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR completes search for head of business development, Arkamys, China

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Woody Zou as head of business development automotive, China for Arkamys. Full Story>

June 5, 2014 | Press Releases
Jadie Li joins DHR International

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Jadie Li has joined as executive vice president and will serve as a member of the firm’s Financial Officer, Industrial, and Media & Entertainment Practice Groups. Full Story>

May 9, 2014 | In the Media | Big Think
Art and Ethics

"Good Artists Copy. Great Artists Steal.” Pablo Picasso said that. Or did he? Steve Jobs seemed to think so. In 1988, the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Jobs as using Picasso's line for inspiration while developing Macintosh. But further digging finds variations of the quote attributed to Igor Stravinsky, William Faulkner, and The Gentleman’s Magazine of 1892, among others. It's certainly ironic that this quote has been “stolen” by so many over the years. Who should it rightly be attributed to? Full Story>

April 30, 2014 | In the Media | Real Estate Alert
Growing Industry Keeping Search Firms Busy

Business is once again booming for executive-search firms as more commercial real estate companies have switched into expansion mode. Full Story>

April 18, 2014 | Video & Audio
DHR International celebrates 25 years

Established in 1989 with only 15 employees and two offices, DHR International has grown to be one of the world's largest retained executive recruiting firms in the world, with 160 consultants and more than 50 offices around the globe. Full Story>

April 16, 2014 | In the Media | National Journal
Why do Washington's women leaders make less?

DHR's Wendy Pangburn is interviewed about the gender pay gap. Full Story>

April 15, 2014 | In the Media | Yahoo! Sports
Cuonzo Martin’s departure highlights Tennessee's immense level of dysfunction

DHR International's Sports Practice recruits Cuonzo Martin from Tennessee to UC Berkeley. Full Story>

April 15, 2014 | In the Media | The Glass Hammer
Leaving Corporate for a Nonprofit: How to Adapt Your Leadership Style

According to the 2013 Nonprofit HR Solutions employment trends survey, 40 percent of nonprofits indicated an increase in staff size in 2013, and 44 percent had plans to create positions in the upcoming year. This percentage follows an increasing trend, up from 33 percent in 2011 and 43 percent in 2012. As the nonprofit world continues to expand, many women have made the transition, using their for-profit experience to succeed in their new roles. Full Story>

April 10, 2014 | Press Releases
Kenneth Xu joins DHR International

Kenneth Xu has joined as executive vice president in the firm’s Shanghai office and will be part of the Advanced Technology, Life Sciences and Professional Services Practice Groups. Full Story>

March 28, 2014 | In the Media | Artnet News
Kings of Compensation: How the Metropolitan Museum of Art Rewards its Own

James Abruzzo, executive vice president and managing director of the nonprofit practice, weighs in on the compensation structure of big cultural organizations. Full Story>

March 25, 2014 | In the Media | Business World India
Most Of The Hiring In Manufacturing Sector Taking Place In India, China

Christine Greybe of DHR International talks to Sachin Dave, on the global hiring scene in general and India in particular. Full Story>

March 17, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR completes head of business development, IES Synergy, China search

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Shun Zhao as head of business development, China for IES Synergy. Full Story>

March 12, 2014 | Press Releases
Nicole Phillips joins DHR International

Nicole Phillips has joined as executive vice president in the firm’s New York office and will be part of the Retail and Consumer Practice groups. Full Story>

March 3, 2014 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
Unhelpful husbands a factor in female CEO

Few men in Asia are willing to be househusbands or take on more household chores, a cultural factor that contributes to the smaller number of female chief executives in Hong Kong than in Western countries, according to a recruitment expert. Full Story>

February 11, 2014 | In the Media | Crain's Detroit
Grosse Pointe War Memorial names DSO veteran as president and CEO

Following a national search, the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association has named Detroit Symphony Orchestra veteran Charles Burke as its new president and CEO. Full Story>

February 4, 2014 | In the Media | Money Management Executive
Winning back talent

The financial industry has accumulated a series of black eyes in recent years, for everything from the role that mortgage-backed securities played in the Great Recession to the scandal over LIBOR, and mutual fund and ETF managers and providers haven’t escaped the damage. Because the causes of the financial crisis were broad, so, too, has been the fallout – and asset managers have much to do to attract the top young talent they need to support social media and other tech developments that are now so important to their business. Full Story>

January 31, 2014 | In the Media | Investor's Business Daily
Approach change with open mind and willing attitude

Change is opportunity to professionals. How to seize possibilities in the workplace. Full Story>

January 23, 2014 | Press Releases
DHR completes searches for CEO and CDO of the Denver Zoological Foundation

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Shannon Block as President/CEO and Christopher Harvey as Chief Development Officer of the Denver Zoological Foundation. Full Story>

January 16, 2014 | In the Media |
Experts See Downturn in Job Momentum

Despite a pick-up in nationwide job gains in the fourth quarter of 2013, December’s numbers fell short of expectation, causing experts to believe that a decline in labor-force participation is the more significant trend. Full Story>

January 6, 2014 | Press Releases
Pangburn joins DHR as EVP in Washington D.C.

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Wendy S. Pangburn has joined as executive vice president in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Full Story>

January 2, 2014 | Press Releases
Godwin joins DHR as EVP in Atlanta

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Steve Godwin has joined as the firm as an executive vice president in the Industrial and Private Equity practice groups. Full Story>