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December 4, 2018 | In the Media
The Role of a Corporate Spouse

Sounding board or more? At Lowe’s the Ellisons walk a fine line Full Story>

December 3, 2018 | In the Media
Maile named USU Interim head coach

The past couple of days have been a whirlwind for Utah State athletic director John Hartwell, who is now tasked with finding a new head football coach. Full Story>

November 26, 2018 | In the Media
DHR International Completes Financial Crime Leader Search for UBS Americas

DHR International recently placed Deutsche Bank executive Richard Weber as the Americas head for financial crime at UBS in Stamford, Conn. Peter Metzger, vice chairman of the Chicago-based search firm, led the assignment along with director Eugene Patrone and associate Alyssa Kopervos. Full Story>

November 26, 2018 | In the Media
Hong Kong real salaries to increase by 1.9 percent in 2019, ranking city behind China, Singapore in survey

• Salaries in Hong Kong substantially higher than most in the region, do not increase as dramatically as in many economies above it in survey, says ECA International • Workers in mainland China to see salaries increase at fastest rate in region, with pay of workers in Shenzhen to increase most rapidly Full Story>

November 26, 2018 | In the Media
Why Innovative Leaders Remain Critical

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven business environment, companies must continually innovate to succeed, but too many lack the leadership needed to deliver change, says a DHR International-sponsored report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Full Story>

November 13, 2018 | In the Media | Business Point
The Need for Innovation

Most organizations fail to meet their innovation goals and face management failures to successfully innovate, according to a study sponsored by DHR International and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Only 16% of surveyed executives consider their companies to be effective in achieving innovation goals Full Story>

November 8, 2018 | In the Media
Tesla Taps Boss to Oversee Musk

Tesla Inc. named board member Robyn Denholm as its chairman, tasking her with overseeing one of the business world’s most freewheeling figures at a pivotal moment for the electric-vehicle company. Full Story>

October 30, 2018 | In the Media
DHR International Continues Expansion with New Partner in London

Chicago-based search firm DHR International has continued its recent expansion with the addition of Daniel Hall as managing partner in London. Full Story>

October 29, 2018 | In the Media
Managers Must Avoid 'Cultural Clash' as Data Teams Emerge: Report

Asset managers borrowing data-driven techniques to hunt alpha pioneered by their quantitative peers risk a "cultural clash" between data and investment teams, PGIM warns in a new report. The boom in alternative data and the implementation of new data science techniques, including predictive analytics and machine learning, is helping managers improve returns. But fusing together investment professionals and data experts, who have recently joined and may come from different industries, is creating a new organizational risk. Full Story>

October 24, 2018 | Press Releases
Most Organizations are not Meeting their Innovation Goals, and Lack the Leadership Competencies to Innovate Successfully, According to a DHR International Sponsored Survey Conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

While most companies think that having an innovation-driven and focused culture is strategically important, most business leaders believe that their organizations are not meeting innovation goals, and lack the leadership competencies to innovate successfully, according to a DHR International sponsored survey conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Full Story>

October 10, 2018 | Press Releases
Edward Merhige Joins DHR International as Partner in Financial Services Practice

Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Edward Merhige has joined the firm as a Partner in the Financial Services Practice Group, specializing in Global Banking, Markets, and Private Equity. Full Story>

October 3, 2018 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
With Top-Level Vacancies Looming, Companies Turn More Proactive

With Top-Level Vacancies Looming, Companies Turn More Proactive Full Story>

October 1, 2018 | In the Media | Bloomberg
GE's New CEO Has a Reputation for Transforming Companies

GE's New CEO Has a Reputation for Transforming Companies Full Story>

October 1, 2018 | Press Releases
DHR International places Chief Development & Marketing Officer, Humane Society of the United States

Search firm DHR International successfully recruited the new Chief Development & Marketing officer for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). In his new role, Vranas will manage the Philanthropy, Communications, Marketing, and Business Development & Corporate Relations departments of the organization. Full Story>

September 26, 2018 | In the Media | CEO & CIO Magazine
Imperatives for Talent Strategy during Digital Transformation

Technology has brought about dramatic changes, from daily interaction to production. The current global trade is called “digital globalization” by McKinsey & Co. Statistics show that 12% of international trade is realized through e-commerce, and start-ups are the main drivers of the transformation. Full Story>

September 26, 2018 | In the Media | USA Today
As more workers get counteroffers in hot jobs market, are there risks in accepting?

As more workers get counteroffers in hot jobs market, are there risks in accepting? Full Story>

September 24, 2018 | In the Media
CMO Next 2018: 50 Marketing Chiefs Who Are Redefining The Role And Shaping The Future

CMO Next 2018: 50 Marketing Chiefs Who Are Redefining The Role And Shaping The Future Full Story>

September 17, 2018 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
Companies scramble to hire as production shifts from China to cheaper Asian centres amid deepening trade war

Companies scramble to hire as production shifts from China to cheaper Asian centres amid deepening trade war Full Story>

September 17, 2018 | Press Releases
Mateja Forstnaric Joins DHR International as Partner

Vienna – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Mateja Forstnaric has joined the firm as Partner working throughout the firm’s Vienna, Frankfurt and Amsterdam offices. Forstnaric brings more than 10 years of executive search experience to DHR International and focuses on senior-executive search and board assignments throughout Europe. Full Story>

September 7, 2018 | In the Media | St. Louis Business Journal
In tricky hiring market executive search firms work to sell candidates on St. Louis

DHR International Managing Partner Scott Harris talks about recruiting executives to St. Louis during a time of low unemployment and how many executives are putting quality of life above location. Full Story>

September 5, 2018 | Press Releases
Knipp Joins DHR International as Managing Partner, Dallas

Dallas, TX - Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Chris Knipp has joined the firm as Managing Partner in Dallas. He will be part of the Human Resources Practice and leverage more than 30 years of experience across the Energy, Industrial, Consumer, and Healthcare sectors. Full Story>

August 9, 2018 | In the Media
You don’t need to be a hacker to get a high-paying cybersecurity job

• There's a significant and growing gap between available corporate and government cybersecurity jobs and the people available to do them, with 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs possibly going unfilled by 2021. • Many people might not realize they have skills that are transferable to this in-demand field, experts said. • Puzzle-solving ability, leadership skills, communication acumen and business risk experience are all sought in the cybersecurity job market. Full Story>

August 2, 2018 | In the Media | i24NEWS
Employers Eager to Hire Try a New Policy

Jeanne Branthover, Managing Partner, discusses downskilling with i24NEWS. Full Story>

July 25, 2018 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Lands New Leader for the Miami City Ballet

James Abruzzo, managing partner of DHR’s global non-profit recruiting practice, discusses the search as well as recruiting top executives for performing arts organizations. It’s another exclusive! Full Story>

July 10, 2018 | Press Releases
DHR Places Director of the Department of Human Resources for the Organization of American States

Washington D.C. (July 10, 2018)- Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Cristina Hernandez Betancourt as the Director (CHRO) of the Department of Human Resources for the Organization of American States (OAS). This search was completed by Vice Chairman Pete Metzger of Washington D.C. and Partner Gerardo Gonzalez of Mexico City. Full Story>

July 2, 2018 | Press Releases
Lee Joins DHR as New Partner in Firm's Advanced Technology, Private Equity Practices

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Michael Lee has joined the firm as a partner in the Advanced Technology and Private Equity practices, and brings more than 20 years of executive search experience. Full Story>

June 22, 2018 | In the Media | Talent Economy
What Value Do Innovations in Paychecks Have?

With some companies offering pay advances, cash cards and cryptocurrency options, what does this mean for talent and the companies who maintain traditional pay practices? Full Story>

May 18, 2018 | In the Media | Fundfire
Hiring Inst'l Sales? Tips to Attract Top Distribution Staff

Asset managers fighting for premiere sales and marketing talent must demonstrate stability, a desirable culture, and a commitment to new products that realistically reflects the institutional sales cycle. Full Story>

April 27, 2018 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
DHR International Selected to Find President for University of Calgary

DHR International has been tapped by the University of Calgary to lead its search for a new president. In January, Elizabeth Cannon told the school’s board of governors of her decision to step down at the end of the current calendar year. DHR recruiters Shahauna Siddiqui, Jennifer Biehn, Bryan Arthur and Monica Burton are leading the assignment. Full Story>

April 23, 2018 | In the Media | The Prinz Law Firm
Tales from Around the Watercooler

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April 19, 2018 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
Here's how much you'll get paid for the hottest IBD jobs on Wall Street

If you want to get paid in a Wall Street investment banking division (IBD) this year, you’ll need to be lucky. Figures from Dealogic suggest Americas investment banking revenues fell 17% year-on-year in the first quarter. This might explain why banks like Bank of America and Goldman Sachs have seen big reductions in their M&A revenues, and most banks’ IBD revenues are down on 2017. Full Story>

April 19, 2018 | In the Media | Utility Dive
Women in Power: The future of the sector's leadership

In a series of conversations with women in diverse power sector roles, Utility Dive explores how the current landscape will impact the future Full Story>

April 9, 2018 | In the Media | National Post
Lululemon seeks CEO who can help company grow and improve internal culture

Many of the likely candidates are men, and that may not be ideal for a company with mostly female customers — especially given its gender-related missteps in recent years. Full Story>

March 29, 2018 | Video & Audio | CNBC
Zuckerberg needs to get control of the narrative, says expert

Jeffrey Cohn, Elevate Partners managing partner, and Adam Bryant, Merryck & Co. managing director, discuss Apple CEO Tim Cook's comments about Facebook's data privacy scandal. Full Story>

March 26, 2018 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
What Senior Traders Really Do When They Quietly Disappear: Become "Consultants"

It’s not easy moving on from a trading job in an investment bank. Not everyone can work on the buy-side, let alone in a hedge fund. Not everyone can make a living working in fintech. Plenty of former traders disappear. Plenty of others become “consultants” or lie low, sometimes for years. Full Story>

March 22, 2018 | Press Releases
Knight Joins DHR International as Partner

HONG KONG – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Robert Knight has joined the firm as Partner and brings more than 25 years of board, CEO, and international business experience in Europe and Asia to the firm. Full Story>

March 15, 2018 | In the Media | St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Area Foodbank Names Meredith Knopp President & CEO

The St. Louis Area Foodbank, the bi-state region’s largest nonprofit food distribution charity, has named Meredith Knopp President and CEO, effective February 26. She succeeds Frank Finnegan, who retired after leading the agency for nearly 30 years. Full Story>

March 1, 2018 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
DHR International Recruits CFO for Southwestern Energy

DHR International has placed Julian Bott as the new executive vice president and chief financial officer of Southwestern Energy in Houston. DHR managing partners Rick Walker and Jeff Smith headed the assignment. Full Story>

February 27, 2018 | Press Releases
DHR Completes Chief Marketing Officer Search for MariaDB

Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Franz Aman as Chief Marketing Officer of MariaDB. The search was completed by Partner, David Madden and Managing Partner, Keith Giarman. Full Story>

February 20, 2018 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
DHR International Recruits Artistic Director for the Brooklyn Academy of Music

DHR International has placed David Binder as the artistic director of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). He succeeds long-time executive producer Joseph V. Melillo, who will step down at the end of the year. James Abruzzo, managing partner of DHR’s global non-profit recruiting practice, led the search. Full Story>

February 15, 2018 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
Five things you’ll have to give up if you move from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

It’s still winter on Wall Street, when financial services professionals dream of moving to warmer climes. You could take a vacation and come back when it’s warmer in New York, or you could consider moving to a place like California, either for another financial services job on the west coast or a position at a technology startup or an established Silicon Valley firm. However, look before you leap, because there are things you’ll miss if you move from the New York tri-state area to the San Francisco Bay area. Full Story>

February 13, 2018 | In the Media | Talent Economy
3 Stigmas and Solutions in Executive Coaching

Whether an executive feels stigmatized when being coached depends on the approach management takes. Full Story>

February 6, 2018 | Press Releases
Vande Water joins DHR International as Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Katie Vande Water has joined the firm as Partner and brings more than 25 years of Financial Services expertise to DHR International. Full Story>

January 29, 2018 | In the Media | Talent Economy
What Makes a Good Executive Coach?

With executive coaching still a nascent field, what are the qualifications of a good coach? Full Story>

January 24, 2018 | In the Media | pfm
The Talent Wranglers

Private equity firms know first-hand how human capital can drive returns, so many are hiring their first chief talent officer. But staffing the role requires a clear set of priorities. Full Story>

January 10, 2018 | In the Media | European Pharmaceutical Review
UK Life Sciences firms struggle in post-Brexit war for EU talent

Following the Brexit vote, the UK is already seeing problems in filling senior positions at life sciences companies, with their average “slate” of candidates falling from around 40% non-UK nationals to just 15% non-UK candidates on average. Full Story>

January 3, 2018 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Sexual-Harassment Scandals Are Reshaping CEO Searches

Corporate boards have begun taking a tougher stance in vetting CEO candidates out of fear that the scourge of sexual misconduct may reach the corner office. The heightened scrutiny comes as allegations of sexual harassment topple high-profile men in the media, technology, advertising and entertainment industries. Several prominent executives have lost their jobs following alleged misdeeds that occurred years ago. Full Story>

January 3, 2018 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
The three best jobs on Wall Street in 2018

While no one can predict the future, it’s still possible to examine banks’ activities and performance and read the tea leaves to figure out which roles are likely to be best at Wall Street banks in 2018. Our verdict is as follows. If you could work in any role on Wall Street next year, you should choose one of the following: Full Story>