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Jeanne Branthover serves as a Managing Partner in DHR International’s Global Financial Services Practice.

Jeanne, along with her team, joined DHR international in March 2016 from Boyden Global Executive Search. During her 10+ years at Boyden, Jeanne served as head of the Global Financial Services Practice and Managing Director of New York, as well as spearheading the firm’s fintech subsector. Read more >

Jeanne Branthover serves as a Managing Partner in DHR International’s Global Financial Services Practice.

Jeanne, along with her team, joined DHR international in March 2016 from Boyden Global Executive Search. During her 10+ years at Boyden, Jeanne served as head of the Global Financial Services Practice and Managing Director of New York, as well as spearheading the firm’s fintech subsector.

Prior to joining Boyden, Jeanne founded her own New York based executive search firm, Branthover Associates, which she successfully ran for more than 20 years.

Jeanne appears frequently on Bloomberg and CNBC television to offer her expertise on the current trends and issues in human capital such as: CEO and human resources strategy as well as analysis of management and compensation issues. She is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes on leadership, succession planning and market trends. An author of several career related books, she has penned bylines in publications including World Finance, The Financial Executive and Insight Magazine on CFO Training, Private Banking and Wealth Management.

Jeanne was named one of the World’s Top 50 Most Influential Headhunters by BusinessWeek and most recently was featured as a panelist at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit. She has served as the United Way’s first female President of The Community Fund and currently sits on several not-for-profit boards. Jeanne is a strong supporter and mentor to young women in the financial services and fintech sectors and is also a regular speaker at both universities and corporations. < Read less

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January 2017 | 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. More >

January 2017 | 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. More >

December 2016 | eFinancial Careers

Six dos and six don’ts of networking on Wall Street

Many of the most prestigious, best-paying jobs on Wall Street aren’t posted, making networking absolutely critical. Don’t just pick up the phone and start dialing, though – networking is a bit of an art form. Here are the six dos and six don’ts. More >

November 2016 | Time Money

Learn From the Cubs’ Triumph to Make Your Own Career Win Last

The Chicago Cubs’ World Series win—a phrase that, until last night, was a 108-year-old oxymoron—is making waves that will ripple far beyond Lake Michigan. More >

November 2016

Branthover received UMD Alumni Award

Jeanne Branthover, partner, Financial Services Practice, received a Universtiy of Maryland Alumni Award during the annual UMD annual Awards Gala More >

October 2016 | Bloomberg

Here's How Goldman Sachs Lays People Off

The first “plant layoff” notice came in February: 43 people would lose their jobs. The second arrived six weeks later, increasing the cuts to 109 workers. Then a third, in April, for 146 more. And a fourth, in June: 98. Three more notices followed, including 20 dismissals announced last week. The “plant” in question -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. More >

October 2016 | Bloomberg Markets

It's a Family (Office) Thing

Not so long ago, T.F. Meagher worked at a hedge fund. It was a successful hedge fund, too—the $6 billion UBS O’Connor, which was actually gaining assets instead of losing them, unlike so many other hedge funds of late. More >

August 2016 | USA Today

No degree? No problem as tight labor market changes the game

Partner Jeanne Branthover talks about how hiring is changing in a tight labor market. More >

July 2016 | Bloomberg

Cole Said to Approach Ex-Goldman Colleagues to Start Venture

DHR International Partner Jeanne Branthover comments on former co-chairman of investment banking at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Chris Cole's new venture to advise companies on mergers and acquisitions. More >

May 2016 | eFinancial Careers

Essential skills that will keep you employed on Wall Street until 2026 and beyond

While 10 years might not seem so long in the course of a lifetime, a decade may as well be an eternity when it comes to the financial services job market. Professionals across the sell-side and the buy-side alike have to navigate the cyclical nature of the markets and the industry as a whole, bouncing back after downturns and layoffs and savoring the salad days and the meaty bonuses while they last. To have staying power in the financial services industry, you have to be able to adapt to constant changes and continue to update and expand your skill set. Here are the essential skills you should have to ensure that you survive on Wall Street and thrive within the industry at least until 2026, and hopefully even longer. More >