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September 18, 2019 | In the Media
Hiring The Best Leaders with Jeanne Branthover

Podcast Episode Summary: Transcript A company of effective leaders is an effective company. Jeanne Branthover, one of the most influential people in the world when it comes to executive search, talks about hiring the best leaders to run your organization or company. Shes opens up about her unique background of how she was taught the importance of relationships and how women can do anything, including making a difference in the world. As she reveals the four secrets to winning a new job, she also highlights the importance of patience and having genuine empathy and transparency to success. Full Story>

September 16, 2019 | In the Media
U.S. Banks Are More Profitable Than Ever, But Wall Street Pay Is Slipping

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Solomon was paid $23 million last year, a third of what his predecessor received in 2007. Other Goldman employees haven’t fared much better. Compensation per employee is down by 61% at the Wall Street firm when adjusted for nominal wage growth in the period, according to company filings and calculations by Bloomberg. Goldman had the sharpest pay decline among a dozen of the largest U.S. and European banks, followed by Credit Suisse Group AG at 46%. The group had an average reduction of 14%. Full Story>

September 13, 2019 | In the Media
Multiple Threats Light Fire Under Managers' Chief Risk Officers

Managing risk might be as old as investing, but growing threats to the industry have catapulted risk mitigation to the top of asset managers’ priority list, and the executives managing it, to the C-suite. Full Story>

September 12, 2019 | In the Media
Procurement was a 'pain in the neck.' Now its leaders help alleviate the pressure point

Procurement is in a strategic role to find the best price while identifying vendors and suppliers - often with an assist from AI ans ML. Full Story>

September 11, 2019 | In the Media
Women’s Share of Board Seats Rises to 20%

The Wall Street Journal - California law requiring female directors causes ripple effects at companies nationwide Full Story>

August 21, 2019 | In the Media
Wells Fargo's long CEO search takes toll on stock

At Wells Fargo & Co.’s town hall meetings, executives have fielded countless questions from employees about efforts to resolve scandals that erupted almost three years ago. One looming topic hasn’t come up recently: Who will run the bank? Full Story>

August 5, 2019 | In the Media
Hongkongers are reaping the benefits of a revolution in banking services, even before the first virtual bank kicks off

City’s eight largest banks have scrapped minimum balance fees effective August 1 Traditional lenders are upping their digital banking game in preparation for virtual banking challenge Full Story>

July 29, 2019 | In the Media
How to Get on a Board as a Female First Timer

It's usually men who get a seat at the table — and women who have previously served Full Story>

July 19, 2019 | In the Media
First He Helped Recruit Michael Jordan to UNC, Now He's the Go-To Scout - For College Basketball Coachces

One year into her new job as the athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh in early 2018, Heather Lyke was facing the most important decision of her tenure. Men’s basketball coach Kevin Stallings was in the midst of a winless season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and a change was in the offing. Hiring a new football or men’s basketball coach are among the most important decisions that a high-major athletic director will make, as millions of dollars are invested on a yearly basis into those programs and the coaches make seven-figure salaries. So before Stallings had even coached his last game for the Panthers, Lyke found herself in South Carolina meeting with former coach-turned-hiring consultant Eddie Fogler about filling her soon to be vacant job. Full Story>

July 11, 2019 | In the Media | Sing Tao
Coming to Asia Alone, Female President Christine Greybe’s Success Lies in Courage

Christine Greybe, president of an executive search firm, has a proven track record in her career and is a role model as a successful woman. Full Story>

July 9, 2019 | In the Media | Thrive Global
Jeanne Branthover of DHR International: "Never assume what members of your team aspire to be in their careers"

Never “assume” what members of your team aspire to be in their careers. One senior member on my team, critical to my day to day operation, shocked me after 10 years by quitting. She told me that her career goal was not to follow in my footsteps as I had assumed and was training her […] Full Story>

July 8, 2019 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
Foreign firms lure compliance officers with CEO level salaries but are struggling to recruit talent in China

• The average pay package for an experienced financial fraud officer on the mainland can reach up to 2 million yuan a year, which matches the pay of a CEO of a small Hong Kong-listed company • International financial firms are seeking individuals in their 30s and 40s with strong digital skills Full Story>

July 1, 2019 | In the Media
How to Hire When Everyone Has a Job

Today’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in decades, so how is your bank supposed to attract talent fresh out of college or from another industry? The good news is that community banks have tools that they can use to recruit the next generation of bankers. Full Story>

June 3, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Talent Challenges Facing Mid-Market Private Equity Backed Companies

PE firms that specialize in lower mid-market transactions have an added challenge of attracting top talent who can function effectively to lead their businesses. Keith Giarman, managing partner private equity at DHR International, joins Hunt Scanlon Media this week to discuss how these smaller companies — often starved for leaders in finance, HR and sales — are changing up their strategies to lure talent. Full Story>

April 23, 2019 | In the Media | Boards&Directors
Best Buy To Get Woman CEO; Majority Female Board

For the first time in its 53-year history, Best Buy will have a woman in the corner office. This week, Best Buy announced Corie Barry, the electronics retailer’s chief financial and strategic transformation officer, will become CEO in June, replacing Hubert Joly who is also chairman. Full Story>

April 19, 2019 | In the Media | Bloomberg
JPMorgan Names Jennifer Piepszak CFO as Marianne Lake to Run Consumer Lending

Whenever Wall Street muses on who may someday replace Jamie Dimon atop JPMorgan Chase & Co., Marianne Lake’s name arises. For six years, she’s guided analysts and investors through the firm’s business as its chief financial officer. Full Story>

April 16, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Why Your Board Needs a CHRO

Board members often lack experience in executive succession and rely on the skills of a director with a CHRO background to bring that expertise to the CEO recruitment process. That’s where a top HR leader can add tremendous value to boards, says a new report by DHR International. Mike Magsig and Jerry McGrath join Hunt Scanlon to discuss why boards have so few CHROs – and how to recruit them. Full Story>

April 11, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Places Top Leaders for Three Arts and Cultural Groups

Executive recruitment firm DHR International has recently placed top leaders at three major arts and cultural institutions: Onassis Foundation USA, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center. James Abruzzo, managing partner of the firm’s global non-profit practice, led the assignments. Full Story>

April 1, 2019 | In the Media | The New York Times
Wells Fargo C.E.O. Could Be Banking’s Worst Job. It’s Open.

Wanted: New chief executive to clean up radioactive mess. Hazmat suit not provided. Wells Fargo is searching for a new leader after its chief executive, Timothy J. Sloan, abruptly resigned on Thursday, having been hounded by politicians, regulators, customers and employees about the halting efforts to overhaul the scandal-tarred bank. Full Story>

March 27, 2019 | In the Media | Pharma Boardroom
The Ideal Pharma Country Manager: South Korea (DHR International)

ooking at what it takes to be a country manager of a multinational pharma company in some of the world’s most challenging markets. DHR International’s Helen Park outlines what she looks for in potential candidates for country manager positions in South Korea. Full Story>

March 22, 2019 | In the Media |
Talk of a New Wells Fargo CEO Swirls; Be Skeptical

If you're into who's in and who's out among the nation's big banks, today is a catnip kind of day. The New York Post reported today that directors of Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) were talking to Harvey Schwartz, a former top executive at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), about taking over from current CEO Tim Sloan. Full Story>

March 22, 2019 | In the Media | USA Today
Businesses hire high-skilled workers even if there's no job for them. Here's why:

Here’s the new rallying cry for high-skilled workers hoping to get hired at their favorite company: Full Story>

March 14, 2019 | In the Media | Middle Market Growth
Mapping a New Career Benefit: How companies are touting their location to attract talent

The great Amazon beauty pageant, in which over 200 cities competed to become the site of the corporation’s second headquarters, spotlighted the role geography plays in a company’s growth plans. Location—especially a region’s quality of life and cost of living—has become an increasingly important factor in a company’s ability to attract and retain talent in a tight labor market. Full Story>

February 28, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Opens Office in Switzerland

Chicago-based search firm DHR International has continued its recent expansion with the opening of its first office in Switzerland. Stefan Binder has joined the firm as managing director to lead the new office in Zurich, which becomes DHR’s 10th office in Europe. Full Story>

February 20, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Lands CEO for Physical Rehabilitation Network

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. Full Story>

February 10, 2019 | In the Media | Forbes
Expert Resume Writing Tips You Need To Know Now

Recruiting for the right talent is no easy feat. If you're in the business of hiring you know that sorting through hundreds of resumes can be time consuming and overwhelming. As a candidate, it's no picnic either. With digital making us all have the attention spans of a goldfish or less, candidates need to make every effort to stand out from the sea of paper. However, there gets to a point where candidates are taking artistic license too far. Last week, I saw a resume for a buying position that was pink and lavender with at least four different infographics and fonts. I joked that it looked like a Valentine's Day card, but in all seriousness, it inspired this post. It's time to set the record straight on appropriate and preferred resume styles, so I decided to ask the experts, the recruiters, who do this for a living. Full Story>

January 30, 2019 | In the Media | China Daily
Leadership shortage hurts companies' innovation goals

Few organizations are meeting their innovation goals because they lack the right leadership, according to a recent global survey of 636 business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Full Story>

January 25, 2019 | In the Media | Bloomberg
Wells Fargo Finds ‘Fresh Blood’ to Close Era of Consumer Abuses

Wells Fargo & Co. has jettisoned a longtime strategy of growing its own leaders in favor of importing them as part of the effort to clean up its image. The San Francisco-based firm hired Steve Troutner -- a veteran of Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp. and Wachovia -- to lead the community bank’s U.S. Western region. And it brought in Nyron Latif from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as the head of operations for Jon Weiss’s wealth and investment-management unit. Both moves were announced this week. Full Story>

January 12, 2019 | In the Media | Forbes
Study Results: The Top Companies That Prepare Marketers To Become CEOs

Which firms have reputations for developing superior C-level marketing leaders? And which firms provide the best training that enables marketers to become CEOs? These are two common questions I get from marketers, executives, and students. Full Story>

January 8, 2019 | In the Media | HK Economic Journal
Financial Industry Recovers amid the Downturn, with Asset Management Bucking the Trend

The biggest wish of employees is an increase in salary. Research institutions’ surveys have shown that employees in the financial industry were the ultimate winners in 2018. According to the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management’s Pay Trend Survey, the financial services sector enjoyed the highest pay growth rate both in base pay adjustments (5.3%) and in non-guaranteed bonus plans (17.63 months of base salary) compared with other sectors. Will the growth trend continue in 2019? Full Story>

December 27, 2018 | In the Media | Asia Asset
Competition fuels pay jump for locals at China asset manager tie-ups

Foreign investment management companies are competing for Chinese talent in the Mainland and “dramatically” driving up salaries of senior local executives at joint ventures between domestic and foreign asset managers, according to Robert Knight, a partner at US executive search firm DHR International. Full Story>

December 24, 2018 | In the Media | Pensions & Investments
Money managers turn to job cuts to steady ship

Faced with the weight of fee pressures and industry consolidation, many money managers are quietly cutting staff, either in a pre-emptive attempt to buckle down against headwinds and shift their business focus or more urgent cuts out of necessity, sources said. Full Story>

December 18, 2018 | In the Media
Hunt Scanlon's Top 10 Search Assignments of 2018

In a year that dazzled with intriguing searches across all industries, Hunt Scanlon took on the challenge of finding the Top 10. In a bountiful year, we picked the best of the best search assignments. Let’s take a look back at a remarkable year for recruiters. Full Story>

December 17, 2018 | In the Media | ejinsight
Digital transformation can upset people greatly

Global executive search firm DHR International has presented a white paper that reveals best-practice cases from businesses that have successfully transformed into digital businesses, including Hong Kong and mainland examples of successful transformations. Full Story>

December 4, 2018 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
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 | The Progress
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 | Hunt Scanlon 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 | South China Morning Post
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 | The Wall Street Journal
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 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>

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 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 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>

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>

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 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 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 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>

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>

December 18, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
World's top 50 luxury companies add 40 percent more online shopping gurus to boards

The world's biggest luxury companies are appointing more online sales experts to their boards, as the historically tech-averse industry catches up with ecommerce. Full Story>

December 15, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
DHR International Recruits Head Football Coaches for Arkansas and Oregon State

Arkansas and Oregon State both turned to executive recruiter Glenn Sugiyama to find new football coaches. Let’s go inside each search and take a look at why recruitment firms are in high demand to find athletic leadership. Full Story>

December 8, 2017 | In the Media | USA Today
Jobs: Southern employment growth passes West as fastest in U.S.

The nation's shrinking pool of available workers is shifting the economic balance of power in the U.S., with the South surpassing the West as the region boasting the fastest job growth. Full Story>

November 27, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Tech expertise on car giants' boards has risen 50 percent in the past year as electric and driverless race heats up

Car giants are increasingly turning to tech expertise to bolster their boards amid a global drive to push ahead in the fields of driverless and electric vehicles. Full Story>

November 15, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
Inside the new hottest investment banking jobs in the U.S.

Bulge bracket investment banks are ramping up in unlikely destinations across the U.S. Away from their traditional Wall Street homes, deal-makers are moving to the likes of Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle and Toronto to capitalise on a growing revenue stream of middle market business. Full Story>

November 1, 2017 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
Got a Problem Employee? Being a Fix-It Boss Doesn't Help Things

Leaders fixated on assisting weak performers may hurt everyone - themselves included Full Story>

October 26, 2017 | In the Media | Commercial Appeal
Downtown's interim chief Oswalt says she's been 'asked by many' to apply for permanent job

A $190,000 a year job leading Downtown’s development agency has five hopefuls as an application deadline looms at 5 p.m . Friday, Downtown Memphis Commission chairman Carl Person said Thursday. Full Story>

October 23, 2017 | In the Media | Talent Economy
4 Steps to Managing Employee Morale During CEO Pay Disclosure

As public companies report the ratio of CEO pay to median worker compensation, managing morale can become a delicate balancing act. Full Story>

October 19, 2017 | In the Media | Portland Tribune
Search firm rep begins football coach hire process at Oregon State

EGGERS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/AD and Beavers coaches meet to discuss what OSU has to offer and needs in a new coach to be successful Full Story>

October 17, 2017 | In the Media | Business Officer
Step Up

Rapid turnover at the top levels of higher education administration is motivating institutions to increase their focus on succession planning, factoring in changes in demographics and workplace culture. Full Story>

October 16, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
How to get Wall Street recruiters to respond to you

Sometimes you hit send on an email or leave a voicemail and it’s as if your message entered a black hole, especially when dealing with Wall Street recruiters. They tend to be busy, and they are often only searching for a few specific skills sets or types of experience at any given time based on their clients’ current wants and needs. Still, there are certain tactics you can use to improve the likelihood that they’ll call or email you back, even if you’re not a perfect fit. Full Story>

October 5, 2017 | In the Media | ProfessionalAdviser
PIMFA signs Women in France Charter

The Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association (PIMFA) today signed the Treasury's Women in Finance Charter. Full Story>

October 4, 2017 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
Behind Unusual Ouster of Company’s Top Three Leaders: A Troubled $14.5 Billion Merger

Dentsply Sirona’s chairman, CEO, president ‘weren’t hitting the numbers,’ one person says; few experts can recall such an extensive purge Full Story>

September 28, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Places Chief Marketing Officer at IHOP

Today’s marketing leaders work with CEOs to accelerate the organization and drive transformation, making the role more critical than ever. Here’s the latest top marketing leader to be placed. Let’s take a look inside the search and the growing need for CMOs. Full Story>

September 19, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Women make up under a fifth of senior executive positions in UK financial services

While Britain's biggest banks have been making strides on improving gender diversity in senior positions, many smaller financial services firms are lagging behind. Full Story>

September 18, 2017 | In the Media | USA Today
You might be more qualified for that job than you think

No degree? No experience? No problem. Full Story>

September 13, 2017 | In the Media | The Washington Post
A 29-year-old is the new CFO of the company behind Jell-O and Oscar Mayer weiners

Warren Buffett may be one of America's oldest CEOs. But a food giant created by a merger deal that was orchestrated between his company and a private-equity firm two years ago just named one of the youngest chief financial officers in the country. Full Story>

September 11, 2017 | In the Media | Bloomberg Markets
Equifax Leaders Blasted Over Handling of Massive Security Breach

The Equifax Inc. data breach that may have compromised sensitive information on almost half of the U.S. population has landed the company’s leadership at the center of a tempest. Full Story>

September 5, 2017 | In the Media | Journal & Courier
How Purdue lured Jeff Brohm to save its struggling football program

Phone call sold Louisville native on Purdue's commitment. Full Story>

August 31, 2017 | In the Media | Business Review Europe
53% of France's CAC40 have Deputy CEOs; UK's FTSE has none

Over half of France’s biggest businesses have a Deputy Chief Executive Officer on their boards, while 4% of Dutch companies, 3% of German, and zero UK organisations have the same. Full Story>

August 31, 2017 | In the Media | Management Today
Do You Need a Deputy CEO?

Despite being de rigueur in France, the deputy is extinct in the FTSE 100. Full Story>

August 21, 2017 | In the Media | Fast Company
Five Times This Extremely Common Word Can Hold You Back at Work

First-person pronouns like “I,” “me,” and “my,” are unavoidable, but they can land you in hot water if you don’t know how to use them. Full Story>

August 15, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Looks at the Rise of Robotics and Its Effect On the Workplace

Artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies are already changing businesses around the world. In many ways, that’s good news. But it also poses some tough questions – and challenges. A new report helps guide the way into the future. Full Story>

July 13, 2017 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Creating Succession Plans for Millennials

While they are often stereotyped as self-absorbed and entitled, Millennials are also regarded as hardworking corporate contributors. Let's check in on the latest trends surrounding this outsized demographic group. Full Story>

July 12, 2017 | In the Media | eFinancial Careers
The top U.S. cities to get a financial services job outside of New York

New York City weather is currently hot and muggy. Financial services professionals are dealing with a “summer of hell” commuting into Manhattan, with the MTA scrambling to repair Penn Station after a series of train derailments, leading to ripple effects slowing down the entire transportation system. Many believe that it’s the best city in the world, but it’s also one of the more expensive places to live. Full Story>

July 11, 2017 | In the Media | City A.M.
Women slowly power up hedge fund ranks

The gender balance in UK hedge funds and private equity firms, currently painfully lopsided, is incrementally evening out. Full Story>

July 7, 2017 | In the Media | Evening Standard
FTSE 100 execs eye move from UK as sterling dive hits pay

THE fall in the pound since the Brexit vote might be good for exports but it is hitting FTSE 100 bosses in the place they care about most — their wallets. Full Story>

June 30, 2017 | In the Media
MarketPro Taps CMO for Sono Bello

June 29, 2017 – As business becomes more global and complex, and power shifts from producers of goods and services, to consumers, the chief marketing officer’s job of planning and coordinating marketing activities has become more challenging, according to recruiters. Full Story>

June 29, 2017 | In the Media | EducationDive
CHROs could be better utilized at colleges

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June 22, 2017 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
Wanted at Uber: A CEO Who Can Do Pretty Much Everything

Succeeding Travis Kalanick viewed as ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’ that is also fraught with risk Full Story>

June 9, 2017 | In the Media | Bloomberg
JPMorgan Loses Another Potential Dimon Heir as Zames Walks

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Operating Officer Matt Zames, the intense ex-hedge fund trader who helped clean up the bank’s London Whale debacle and was seen as a possible successor to Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, is leaving with the aim of running another company. Full Story>

June 7, 2017 | In the Media | National Diversity Council
Securing Diverse Leadership Talent Through Search Firms

In the first quarter of 2016, less than 10 percent of the Fortune 500 CEOs were diverse (defined in this article as gender and ethnicity). Data for other leadership levels within these organizations were not as readily available, but most sources suggest that the percentage of direct CEO reports, as well as the next level of direct reports, were also less than 10 percent. Full Story>

May 26, 2017 | In the Media
Big Pharma: From Siloed to Streamlined

Victor Kleinman was quoted in Life Science Leader, a publication featuring thought leadership articles and discussions about the current life science industry. Full Story>

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 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 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 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>

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 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>

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 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>

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 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>

December 22, 2016 | In the Media | Globe Street
Creating Beneficial Opportunities Between Management And Tenants

Owners must begin to think about the owner-resident relationship as a partnership that presents opportunities to create value for all concerned, say sources in a recent white paper. Full Story>

December 16, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

December 15, 2016 | In the Media | Globe Street
How The Sharing Economy Impacts the Wants of Customers

According to a recent report, the peer economy continues to grow and their influence is reflected in a new socioeconomic system that relies heavily on sharing resources. Full Story>

December 14, 2016 | In the Media | 247 Sports
From A+ to D: Grading the college football coaching hires

The coaching carousel has stopped whirring for the moment, so let’s take stock. Who nailed their hires? Who could’ve done better? Coaches and agents helped 247Sports grade the 17 FBS hires to this point. Full Story>

December 14, 2016 | In the Media | efinancial careers
The outlook for sell-side hiring on Wall Street in 2017

What does 2017 have in store for hiring on Wall Street? Doom and gloom, boom or somewhere in between? Recruiters give their views on sell-side hiring for next year in the U.S. Full Story>

December 8, 2016 | In the Media | MENA Herald
Mercer and DHR International Enter Into Mutually Beneficial Strategic Partnership

Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic partnership with global executive search firm DHR International, with the mutually beneficial cooperation combining the strengths of both parties, to provide each partner’s customer bases with a respective set of benefits. Full Story>

December 8, 2016 | In the Media | Houston Business Journal
Houston-based energy co. hires Southwestern Energy VP as CFO

Adams Resources & Energy Inc. named Josh Anders as executive vice president, CFO and treasurer effective Dec. 15, according to a release. Full Story>

December 7, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Taps Head Football Coach for Purdue

Executive search firm DHR International has recruited Jeff Brohm as head football coach for Purdue University. He becomes the 36th head coach in program history. The search was led by DHR managing partner and global sports practice leader Glenn Sugiyama. Purdue is coming off a terrible run the last four seasons under Darrell Hazell in which it won just nine total games. Mr. Hazell was fired midway through this season. Full Story>

December 6, 2016 | In the Media | CSO
AI is coming, and will take some jobs, but no need to worry

There will still be plenty of work to go around so job prospects should remain good Full Story>

December 6, 2016 | In the Media | BBC
Number of Americans seeking UK visas slips on Brexit fears

The number of US nationals applying for highly skilled work visas has fallen by 9% in the past year because of fears about Brexit, a recruitment firm says. Full Story>

December 1, 2016 | In the Media
Patrick A. Haberland featured in healthcare services article

Patrick A. Haberland, partner at DHR International Neumann in our Frankfurt office, was featured in an article discussing supervisory boards in healthcare services. Full Story>

November 22, 2016 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
New Tyson Chief An "Inside Outsider"

Tom Hayes to take over the CEO role held by Donnie Smith for the past seven years. Full Story>

November 18, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Acquires Calgary-Based Search Firm

November 18, 2016 - Executive search firm DHR International has acquired Calgary-based executive search firm BluEra. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal brings more than a dozen new employees to DHR and its Chicago-based partner company Jobplex. Full Story>

November 3, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

November 1, 2016 | In the Media
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 Full Story>

October 28, 2016 | In the Media
DHR Completes Top Search for World Gold Council

Executive search firm DHR International has placed Joseph Cavatoni as managing director, U.S., and officer of World Gold Trust Services for the World Gold Council. The search was led by Carol Hartman, managing partner of the firm’s financial services practice in North America. Full Story>

October 28, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

October 26, 2016 | In the Media | Women of Influence
Small Practices to Build Powerful Teams

If you’ve read my other Women of Influence articles, you already know that I believe we need a new model for doing business. And I understand it can sound like an overwhelming task. In practice, it’s possible to build a powerful team—and start on the journey of becoming an “awakening company”—with a few small steps. Incorporate these ideas into your own business, and you will soon see the results: Full Story>

October 21, 2016 | In the Media | Reuters
Investment banks scramble to fill top jobs in Italy

Bank of America, Societe Generale, Nomura hire headhunters. Barclays and HSBC still digesting recent departures. BNP Paribas wants new head of corporate division at BNL. Full Story>

October 20, 2016 | In the Media | The Street
Wall Street's Embattled Bond Traders Due for Revenue Rebound

Wall Street's fixed-income departments, shrunken forms of their former selves, are staging a rebound as markets adjust to the Federal Reserve's slow pace of interest-rate increases. Full Story>

October 19, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

October 17, 2016 | In the Media | Crain's
Experienced development directors a hot commodity

Good development professionals are as scarce and as expensive as "Hamilton" tickets. Full Story>

October 17, 2016 | In the Media | Forbes India
Higher and higher: How IIMA is staying relevant in the global village

India's premier B-school has devised a retooling strategy to stay relevant in the global village. Full Story>

October 14, 2016 | In the Media | BBC
If you want to work in banking, you 'might' need to move abroad

A report from executive recruitment firm DHR International reveals that US banks are now recruiting positions in Frankfurt and Paris instead of London. Full Story>

October 6, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
Working with Millennials

Smooch Reynolds is one of the most respected C-suite executive recruiters in the country. She’s currently global investor relations and communications practice group leader with DHR International. She’s been an IR and communications functional search expert for more than 20 years, and before that she was, herself, a chief communications officer. Full Story>

September 29, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
As CMO Post Evolve, Role of Recruiters Seen As Pivotal

As companies become more global and complex, marketing — and the chief marketing officer (CMO) position in particular — has taken on an increasingly crucial and strategic role in moving businesses forward. Executive recruiters, for their part, are stepping up, landing senior marketing and brand management leaders with an eye on both the top and bottom corporate line. Full Story>

September 27, 2016 | In the Media | Bloomberg
Close Silicon Valley Ties Pose Hurdles for Twitter Bidders

Close ties between directors and executives in media and technology may present conflicts of interest for companies weighing offers for Twitter Inc. Full Story>

September 14, 2016 | In the Media | Talent Economy
Is your cybersecurity team complete?

Vice Chairman Peter Metzger was interviewed by Talent Management about whether or not US organizations are ready to respond to a cyber-threat. Full Story>

September 6, 2016 | In the Media | FedScoop
Majority of iPhone users have yet to update iOS for wake of Pegasus discovery

In spite of the security concerns recently noted by Apple, just 14 percent of the world's iPhone users downloaded a new security patch. Full Story>

September 5, 2016 | In the Media | Forbes
Study Results: The top ranked companies for MBA marketing students

MBA marketing students agonize over the “right” school to attend. While the choice of which MBA program to attend matters, just as much attention should be given to the first post-graduation job; it sets MBA graduates on a path that can impact their learning and growth, their potential, the number of options they have later in their careers, and ultimately their career satisfaction. Full Story>

August 31, 2016 | In the Media | Bloomberg
Stock Rout to Cost European Bankers $2.5 Billion in Bonuses

Investment bankers at Europe’s biggest securities firms are watching their bonuses melt. Full Story>

August 22, 2016 | In the Media | Forbes
My best companies for developing C-level marketing leaders in 2016

Managing Partner Christine DeYoung teamed up with author Kim Whitler to survey experienced executive recruiters about the best companies for developing C-level marketing talent. Full Story>

August 7, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

August 5, 2016 | In the Media | CNN
Nuclear biscuits and footballs: How the president launches an atomic bomb

DHR International's security expert Peter Metzger talks about his experience of carrying the nuclear launch suitcase during Ronald Reagan's presidency. Full Story>

August 4, 2016 | In the Media
C-level talent in PE-backed companies

C-level talent in PE-backed companies An Interview with Martin Pocs Full Story>

July 28, 2016 | In the Media | Les Echos
In the City, the experts of European regulations are popular

Affected by the decline of the pound, the job applicants are eyeing US banks that calculate dollar bonus. Full Story>

July 27, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

July 22, 2016 | In the Media | Fox News
Library of Congress fights massive cyber attack

DHR International Vice Chairman Peter Metzger comments on the Library of Congress' recent cyber attack that disrupted a number of services and websites, including, the U.S. Copyright Office and others. Full Story>

July 21, 2016 | In the Media | CIO Outlook
The Evolution of the Asia Back Office and the Accompanying Demand for Talent

A quiet revolution is unfolding in the back offices of major banks and financial services institutions around the world. A wave that began a decade ago to lower operating costs by shifting back office functions from high-cost developed markets to low-cost developing markets is on the precipice of a new, and potentially more impactful, change. Full Story>

July 19, 2016 | In the Media | City A.M.
Finance and tech directors at risk after mergers

If your company is going through a merger, research out today suggests you might want to polish off your CV if you have a boardroom position in charge of cash or computers. Full Story>

July 18, 2016 | In the Media | Deutsche Ärzteblatt
Supervisory Boards: High impact, too little expertise

Boards of directors in healthcare have a great influence, especially on budget and personnel decisions. They are below average, not paid compared to similar positions in other sectors in many cases. And: The expertise to hospital-specific topics is in supervisory boards "partially rather weak". These are the findings of the first nationwide study on the situation of supervisory boards in health care, the consulting firm DHR International Neumann has done. For the study, "The role of the Supervisory Boards in Healthcare" 244 supervisory board members were contacted. Focus of the survey were chairman of academic, non-profit and community clinics. Focus of the study focused on the four areas "Relation of management / control intensity", "cast processes", "relation to management" and "acceptance and perception in the organization". Full Story>

July 13, 2016 | In the Media | The Pharma Letter
Today’s pharma leaders are less experienced in other sectors, but does it matter?

The pharmaceutical industry’s use of directors from outside the sector has fallen from 40% to 26% in the last five years, research from executive search firm DHR International shows. Full Story>

July 6, 2016 | In the Media | Health&Care Management
Such is supervisory boards in healthcare

A new nationwide study has investigated the role of supervisory boards in healthcare facilities. The consulting firm DHR International Neumann presented the first nationwide study on the situation of supervisory boards of healthcare. Accordingly, people have to such switching places high impact especially on budget and personnel decisions - but the payment for this is below average. Full Story>

July 4, 2016 | In the Media | Bloomberg
London Banker Bonuses Set to Shrivel as Brexit Hits Dealmaking

Just be glad you have a job - That’s the message London’s investment banks will be giving their staff this year, with bonus pools set to be cut by at least a quarter, as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union stymies dealmaking and threatens higher costs from moving staff, executives and recruiters said. Some bankers won’t even be that lucky, as a further round of job cuts in London is likely in September if client activity doesn’t pick up, according to multiple banking executives, who asked not to be named discussing personnel matters. Full Story>

July 1, 2016 | In the Media | Reuters
London bankers face Brexit choice: lobby or lea

A week after Britons voted themselves out of the European Union, many London-based bankers and their employers face two options if they are to secure their futures: lobby or leave. Full Story>

June 30, 2016 | In the Media | HFMTechnology
Joining the Dots

HFMTechnology looks at how hedge funds are approaching CTO hires and building internal teams Full Story>

June 30, 2016 | In the Media | USA Today
'Brexit' fall-out: Winners and losers

The U.S. economy will likely take a modest hit from the United Kingdom’s vote last week to leave the European Union, but the episode is expected to produce some winners as well as losers. Full Story>

June 28, 2016 | In the Media | Private Asset Management
Will CDOs become commonplace in private wealth firms, and what responsibilities will they have?

Jeffrey Cohn, managing partner of succession planning, shares his expertise. Full Story>

June 22, 2016 | In the Media | The Korea Economic Daily
The Korea Economic Daily’s Interview with Steve Stine, Asia Pacific Managing Partner

Under the leadership of our Korea country Managing Director, Philippe Tirault, we have steadily built up our presence in Korea and now have four outstanding consultants with expertise in the Industrial, Consumer/Luxury, Technology and Healthcare sectors. We have, in my honest opinion, one of the best all-around retained executive search teams in the market and I’m very proud of the work that we do in Korea. Full Story>

June 21, 2016 | In the Media | D1.ticker
The Self-Aware Athletic Director

We’ve come to expect a great deal from athletic directors. They are after all brilliant and shrewd masters of their craft, capable of steering tremendously complex business operations through an ever turbulent industry. They create grand visions for the future of their university’s athletic program, leveraging an uncanny ability to take ambiguous strategic concepts and turn them into perfectly executable reality, all the while rallying hundreds of employees to devotedly commit themselves to the great cause. We might as well call them flawless, because they are simply incapable of anything short of textbook leadership. Full Story>

June 17, 2016 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
Sumner Redstone's Nation National Amusements Moves to Oust Five Viacom Directors

Jeff Cohn, managing partner of Elevate Partners, commented on Sumner Redstone's dramatic overhaul of the board of Viacom Inc. Full Story>

June 10, 2016 | In the Media
Banks ‘turning off hiring taps’ on Brexit fears, says recruiter SThree

London’s banks have “switched off” hiring permanent staff as jitters over the EU referendum put the brakes on the UK financial market, the chief executive of recruiter SThree said today. Full Story>

June 7, 2016 | In the Media | El Norte
CEO's in charge of leading a change process, do not necessarily need to have specific industry expertise

DHR International's Marco Munoz and Eduardo Meouchi spoke with Alejandra Buendia of El Norte. Full Story>

June 6, 2016 | In the Media | USA Today
Dismal jobs report blamed on weather, Trump, etc.

DHR International's Jeanne Branthover talks about the May 2016 jobs report and what it means. Full Story>

May 27, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
Diversity Hiring Is Lagging At CEO and CFO Levels

Two Thirds of Newly Appointed HR Executives Are Diverse Candidates. Across All Executive Positions, HR Is the Only Role to Experience a Majority of Diverse Appointments. Let's Take a Closer Look... Full Story>

May 26, 2016 | In the Media | International Downtown Association
High-Performing Urban District CEOs: IDA's New Report

A Behavioral Competency Leadership Study Full Story>

May 25, 2016 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
When the CEO Reports to the Private-Equity Bosses

These top jobs pay well but often entail strict accountability, intense scrutiny and speedy decisions. Executives can make their mark -- and lots of money -- by becoming the leader of a company owned by private-equity investors. Full Story>

May 19, 2016 | In the Media | Harvard Business Review
How Private Equity Firms Hire CEOs

Corporate boards often say that succession planning is their top priority, but at publicly traded companies, directors rarely get to turn that planning into action: The average CEO tenure at S&P 500 firms is nearly 10 years. That’s in sharp contrast to the private equity world. PE firms hold investments in dozens of companies, and after making an investment, they nearly always replace the CEO. Full Story>

May 18, 2016 | In the Media | 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. Full Story>

May 17, 2016 | In the Media | China Business Review
Talent in China: Find it, grow it, keep it

What do multinational companies operating in China look for when hiring top executives, and how do they develop those executives’ leadership expertise? Eric Dieny of DHR International and Jennifer Lawrence of Cambridge Corporate Training recently provided hiring insight to US-China Business Council (USCBC) members in Shanghai. Full Story>

May 6, 2016 | In the Media | Workforce
HR and IT: The Dynamic Duo in Fighting Cybersecurity Risks

The rise of mobile and cloud technology has amped up the need for cybersecurity. Experts says coordinated efforts between HR and IT are important. Full Story>

May 5, 2016 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
H.I.G.’s Growth Tests Firm’s Quest to Stay True to Its Roots

DHR International's Jeffrey Cohn, managing director for succession planning, discusses H.I.G. Capital's ability to retain its brightest minds and reputation for value-oriented deal making as it grows. Full Story>

May 5, 2016 | In the Media | efinancial Careers
How to Make it to the Top in Compliance

This is how you can climb the ladder to become the top dog of your compliance department, the CCO. Full Story>

April 29, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Scoring Diversity One Bank At a Time

Promoting diversity has long been a key component of both modern HR policy and good corporate governance — in banking as elsewhere. According to recruiters and talent acquisition leaders, businesses around the world increasingly recognize the importance of a workforce and board which encompasses a wide range of talents and perspectives from a broader spectrum of backgrounds. Full Story>

April 22, 2016 | In the Media | CITY A.M
UK bricks and mortar retailers lack relevant e-commerce experience at board level, claims report

British retailers lack relevant e-commerce experience on the boards, a new study by a leading global executive search firm has found, putting them at risk of falling further behind by their online-only rivals. Full Story>

April 15, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
Empowering Women In The Workplace Starts Here

Sheer confidence among nearly 80 percent of female financial advisors is among the biggest factors impacting leadership, success and fulfillment in their careers, according to a recent study conducted by Edward Jones. Half of those surveyed say confidence is the single most important tool in career advancement. Full Story>

April 12, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International placed Russell Read as chief investment officer of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

The search was led by Carol Hartman, managing partner of the firm’s financial services practice in North America, and partner James Schroeder. Mr. Read formerly served as CIO at CalPERS. The Alaska Permanent Fund was created by referendum in 1976 to save a portion of the state’s oil revenue for the future. In 1980, the Alaska State Legislature created the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation to manage the investments of the Permanent Fund outside of the State Treasury. Full Story>

April 8, 2016 | In the Media | The Global Recruiter
DHR's New Partner: New talent for Hong Kong based executive search company.

DHR International have appointed Benjamin Lo as partner, based in its Hong Kong office. Ben will serve as partner within the consumer and retail and private equity practice groups. Before joining DHR International, Ben was CEO at Beauty Farm Salons, which owns 130 beauty salons across China and is majority owned by private equity firm CITIC PE. Full Story>

April 4, 2016 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Heir apparent to Disney's CEO will step down

Jeff Cohn, managing partner of Elevate Partners, a DHR International company, was interviewed about the news that Disney's CEO successor has decided to step down. Full Story>

March 14, 2016 | In the Media | Human Resources IQ
Identifying, Recruiting, and Hiring Your Next CEO

Whether true leaders are born, made, or something in between, they are out there, but they may not be easy to find. From identifying potential candidates to conducting interviews and negotiating team politics, hiring a new CEO for your company is a huge task, but it’s also one of the most important decisions your company can make. Full Story>

March 14, 2016 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
Satisfying Client Talent Needs through Specialization

When it comes to hiring, board directors, CHROs, talent acquisition leaders and senior-level functional heads all have one thing in common: They demand more from a search firm than to simply find them good talent. Full Story>

March 10, 2016 | In the Media | Savoy Network
Optimizing Your Network

An executive’s network is a critical tool for their career. As an executive advances, their network is the primary source for career opportunities. In fact, outplacement experts suggest that ~85% of new roles are secured through an executive’s network. Beyond new roles, a network can be helpful in many other aspects in a leader’s career. Full Story>

March 7, 2016 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
CIOs Sidestep Wage Declines

DHR International's Peter Metzger, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal's Angus Loten about the salary growth of CIOs. Full Story>

February 25, 2016 | In the Media |
Millennials Forge Their Own Paths -- Don't Force Them to Follow Yours

Today’s young professionals crave influence over acknowledgment. They care more about finding meaning and fulfillment in their work than they do about titles, promotions, and raises. Full Story>

February 18, 2016 | In the Media | Efinancial Careers
Here's what's really going on with Wall Street bonuses

DHR International's Carol Hartman, managing partner, North American Financial Services, gives her insight to dwindling Wall Street bonuses. Full Story>

February 17, 2016 | In the Media | Executive Grapevine
DHR International: Why FTSE 100 Deputy CEOs are sharply declining

FTSE 100 companies are ridding themselves of deputy CEOs to ensure more flexible succession planning, according to DHR International. Full Story>

February 17, 2016 | In the Media | City A.M
Shareholders demand information about diversity in global firms' annual reports

Two-thirds of the world’s biggest banks now include diversity reporting in their annual reports, according to new research out today from DHR International, a global executive search firm. Full Story>

February 4, 2016 | In the Media
Time to quit Wall Street for a job in the Caribbean? South America?

It’s winter on Wall Street. Your bonus is down, layoffs loom, and the weather is fierce. If there were ever a time to move to a more exotic location, this might be it. Full Story>

February 2, 2016 | In the Media |
5 Characteristics You Should Look for in a Chief Communications Officer

A few decades ago, public relations was just public relations. However, in recent years, I've watched it expand to include a full portfolio of internal communications, social media, and the countless types of external transmissions companies make nowadays. - See more at: Full Story>

February 1, 2016 | In the Media | Ere Media
Why Boston, San Francisco, and D.C are Recruiting Hot Spots

When searching for five-star, C-suite candidates, we’ve traditionally turned to commercial hotbeds like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Chicago. However, more recently, the cities of San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, D.C. have ascended the ranks to also become modern centers of excellence — packed with reputable and rising professionals who are ripe for the picking. Full Story>

January 26, 2016 | In the Media | CNN Expansion
Star Wars and the awakening of female leadership

The latest Star Wars saga, has not only been the highest grossing movie but also has left most fans very happy; it also brings to the table an issue: gender equality. Full Story>

January 19, 2016 | In the Media | REUTERS
Banker bonuses do not keep pace with record M&A year

Wall Street's biggest dealmakers will be showered with big bonuses this month but many other bankers face a lean year as executives seek to retain top talent while at the same time try to keep a lid on costs. Full Story>

January 12, 2016 | In the Media | Dagens Industri
Interest in Iran "is a Gold Rush"

A tug of war for skilled personnel is expected as international companies prepare to establish themselves in Iran. Interest in the country has been described as a gold rush by executive search company DHR International. Full Story>

January 8, 2016 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
For Interim CEOs, a Job Full of Pitfalls

They must rally the troops during uncertain times, but they can’t make bold changes Full Story>

December 28, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
The 5 questions a C-level candidate should ask in an interview

DHR International Partner Christine DeYoung was interviewed about the five questions C-level candidates should ask in an interview along with three critical questions candidates should know the answer to prior to accepting a job. Full Story>

December 21, 2015 | In the Media | Reuters
European banks poised for job cuts in 2016 profit drive

* Europe's 10 biggest banks announced 130,000 job cuts since June * Investors expect lenders to cut further, faster * Retail, investment banking likely to be hit hardest * Technology changes mean many jobs gone for good Full Story>

December 8, 2015 | In the Media | SmartBlog
Diversity needs to go beyond gender and ethnicity

In modern industry, one of the most sought-after qualities in a business is diversity. It’s a concept that impacts everything from a company’s efficiency to its overall attractiveness to potential employees, clients and partners. Full Story>

December 2, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
The Most Powerful Women In Sports

Who are the most powerful women in sports? Managing over 1,000 employees and helping drive an estimated $700 million in annual revenues, racing heiress Lesa France Kennedy has established herself as the most influential female in the business of sports. Full Story>

December 1, 2015 | In the Media
Glenn Sugiyama: A visionary in the collegiate arena

Glenn Sugiyama serves as Managing Partner and Global Sports Practice Leader in the firm’s Chicago office. Described by Forbes magazine as “one of the most influential men in college athletics,” Glenn Sugiyama is credited with building one of the largest and most renowned sports practice groups in the world. For over ten years, he has been placing talent in professional sports organizations and for the top academic institutions in the United States and around the world, including senior sports executives and head coaches. Mr. Sugiyama is considered a human capital expert in the sports industry, and is frequently asked to share his opinions and insights in the media, and speak about his experiences internationally. Full Story>

November 25, 2015 | In the Media | USA Today
Job quits level off despite falling unemployment

DHR International's Jeff Cohn was interviewed about how the number of workers switching jobs has leveled off after rising steadily since the labor market bottomed out in January 2010. Full Story>

November 11, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Lands CEO for Tampa Bay Partnership

DHR International has recruited Rick Homans as president and chief executive officer of the Tampa Bay Partnership. The search was completed by David Smith, partner – economic development, and Tina Winner, a partner at DHR’s Jobplex. Full Story>

November 6, 2015 | In the Media | Wall Street Journal
United CEO Oscar Munoz Plans First-Quarter Return

Jeff Cohn, managing partner of leadership service at DHR, was interviewed about United Continental Holdings' CEO Oscar Munoz. Full Story>

November 3, 2015 | In the Media
How to handle an interview for an ECM or DCM job

Together with M&A, jobs in equity capital markets (ECM) and debt capital markets (DCM) are grouped together under the banner of the investment banking division (IBD). If you’re a junior preparing to attend a capital markets interview you can expect some standard questions common across IBD. You’ll also need to be ready to answer questions which are equity or debt specific. Full Story>

November 2, 2015 | In the Media | Security Today
7 Tips for CEOs Looking to Boost Their Cybersecurity Knowledge

With 90 percent of companies admitting they’ve suffered at least one cyberattack, sitting back and avoiding the topic is not a suitable solution or strategy for CEOs hoping to keep their technology — not to mention their customers’ information — safe. Full Story>

November 1, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Taps CEO for Phoenix-Based Heard Museum

DHR International has recruited David M. Roche as director and chief executive officer for Phoenix-based Heard Museum. He replaces James Pepper Henry, who took a job at a museum in Tulsa earlier this year. Full Story>

October 27, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Declining Talent Pool in Energy Sector Creates Opportunity for Recruiters

DHR International has recruited Jay Bartlett chief executive officer of Wabash Valley Power Association. He succeeds longtime CEO Rick Coons, who retires after 36 years of service with WVPA, including 10 as CEO. Chris Guiney, a partner in DHR’s Atlanta office, led the assignment. Full Story>

October 23, 2015 | In the Media | AZ Central
Heard Museum names David M. Roche director

The Heard Museum, Phoenix’s internationally renowned home to American Indian art from prehistory to the contemporary cutting edge, has named David M. Roche as its director and CEO. Full Story>

October 22, 2015 | In the Media | Bloomberg Business
Why Corporate Boards Are Picking Women to Fill Cybersecurity Posts

Earlier this year, American International Group Inc. added Linda Mills to its board, attracted partly by her expertise in cybersecurity. In February, Wells Fargo & Co. selected Suzanne Vautrinot for its board for similar reasons. Before that, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. picked Janice Babiak. Full Story>

October 5, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Recruits Athletic Association CEO

DHR International has recruited Tom McMillen as president and chief executive officer of the 1A Athletic Directors’ Association. Mr. McMillen replaces Dutch Baughman, the 1A Association’s longtime executive director who previously served as director of athletics at Oregon State, Virginia Tech, and Furman. Full Story>

September 30, 2015 | In the Media | Baltimore Business Journal
Ex-Terp, regent Tom McMillen has blank slate to lead Division 1A athletic directors group

Tom McMillen, the former congressman and regent at the University of Maryland, is the new voice for athletic directors at the highest levels. Now he’s going to spend the next few weeks days figuring out what that means. Full Story>

September 30, 2015 | In the Media | ÄrzteZeitung
Top insights into the German Healthcare Market

The University Medical Faculty on the “area of tension” in politics and economics – An Interview with Ekkehard Zimmer by Patrick A. Haberland, Partner at DHR International. Full Story>

September 29, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
Why Texas Will And Should Use A Search Firm For AD Hire

Less than two years removed from hiring Steve Patterson, Texas is once again in the market for a new athletic director. When the Longhorns needed to replace the retiring DeLoss Dodds in October of 2013 the administration used a search firm – namely Korn Ferry – to help them pinpoint a replacement. Given that Dodds had been the Texas athletic director for 33 years, it made sense to bring in a group with more experience in finding administrators than anyone at the university. Full Story>

September 23, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Names Global Real Estate Practice Leader

Former CTPartners recruiter Martin Nass has joined DHR International as managing partner and global real estate practice leader. He will be based out of the firm’s New York office. Full Story>

September 22, 2015 | In the Media | Memphis Daily News
Downtown Memphis Committee Nominates Morris' Successor

The search committee tasked to find a new Downtown Memphis Commission president has selected Memphian Terence Patterson to fill the job. Full Story>

September 11, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon
DHR International Recruits CEO for CultureSource

DHR International has placed Pamela M. Iacobelli as president and chief executive officer of CultureSource. Cyd Kinney, a partner in DHR’s Detroit office, led the search. For more than 13 years, Ms. Kinney has been a search consultant focused on the non-profit and C-suite sector. Full Story>

September 9, 2015 | In the Media | International Business Times
US Economy Adds 173,000 Jobs In August, Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.1%

U.S. employers added 173,000 jobs in August, fewer than widely expected, but the unemployment rate still edged down to 5.1 percent, its lowest level since April 2008, the Labor Department said Friday. Meanwhile, wage growth -- which has been stagnant for years -- edged up slightly more than anticipated to 2.2 percent. Full Story>

September 8, 2015 | In the Media | Bloomberg Business
Harvard Endowment First in Pay Raises, Last in Ivy Performance

Harvard University’s endowment, the largest in the world, had the worst performance of any of the eight Ivy League schools in 2013. Its chief executive officer at the time, Jane Mendillo, got the biggest raise. Full Story>

September 4, 2015 | In the Media
CEO hunter: Business uncertainty the new normal

If you had to meet a dozen mining and energy CEOs in Chilean capital Santiago these days, you would probably think it would be about pessimism and complaints. The country's economy is almost frozen, its major client China is rapidly slowing down and copper, Chile's top export, is now trading at half the price it was in 2011. BNamericas interviewed Jay Millen, vice chairman and global practice leader at DHR International, a company that every year helps hire around 200 CEOs in 71 countries. Full Story>

September 1, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Chicago
Where are Chicago firms finding C-suite hires?

Chicago-based companies are hiring C-suite executives outside their ranks far more often than their national peers this year, according to a recent report. Full Story>

August 28, 2015 | In the Media
Grand Center names new president and CEO

Grand Center Inc., the organization that supports the Grand Center neighborhood as an arts and entertainment district, has named Karin Hagaman president and CEO effective Sept. 14. She’ll succeed Vince Schoemehl, who announced in December last year that he planned to retire. Full Story>

August 20, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Chicago
2015 Who's Who in Chicago

This Crain's directory of Chicago's movers and shakers lists 542 people whose names you need to know, from Fortune 500 CEOs to civic leaders to philanthropists. Full Story>

August 10, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Chicago Business
This headhunter is on the prowl

Twice this year Chicago-based headhunter DHR International has made a play for another recruiting firm, a growth strategy that runs counter to current trends in the executive search industry. Full Story>

August 7, 2015 | In the Media | International Business Times
US Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs In July, Unemployment Rate Remains At 5.3%

U.S. employment rose by 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. Full Story>

July 23, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Cleveland Business
Myers Industries CEO to Retire

The president and CEO of Akron-based Myers Industries Inc., John C. Orr, will retire as an officer effective Dec. 31, the company announced in a news release on Thursday, July 23. Full Story>

July 1, 2015 | In the Media | ESPN
Scott Barnes brings ideal background to Pitt athletic director job

Scott Barnes knows a thing or two about taking on big challenges, having sized up Karl Malone and Hakeem Olajuwon during his days on the hardwood at Fresno State, so we know he can play sports. Full Story>

June 30, 2015 | In the Media
Recruiting Millennials: Where to Begin

As employers strive to reach, engage and hire Millennial talent, a new report out today by Findly outlines strategies for connecting with this demographic group that is, by most measures, highly educated, self-confident, absorbed by technology and ambitious. Full Story>

June 22, 2015 | In the Media |
New A.D. Coyle And His Family Welcomed To Syracuse University

Glenn Sugiyama and Pat Richter successfully place Mark Coyle as the new Athletic Director for Syracuse University. Full Story>

June 4, 2015 | In the Media | Artnet News
Museum of Modern Art Reveals Glenn Lowry's Whopping $2.1 Million Pay Amid Staff Protest Over Benefit Cuts

In one of the richest payouts for a U.S. museum executive, Museum of Modern Art Director Glenn Lowry earned $2.1 million in salary, bonus, and benefits in 2013. Full Story>

June 4, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Identifies CEO for United Way of Salt Lake

DHR International has recruited Bill Crim as the new chief executive officer of United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL). Mr. Crim, who has been in executive positions with UWSL since 2004, was the unanimous choice of a CEO search committee that had been vetting candidates during a nine-month process. Full Story>

June 1, 2015 | In the Media | Business World India
Creating Jobs A Key Challenge

There is need to address the lingering problems such as lack of infrastructure, bureaucracy and legal and policy framework, says Tushar Dhingra. Full Story>

May 6, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
Why Handing Marketing To The CFO May Be A Mistake For Twitter (And For Shareholders)

How often does a company turn over the finance department to a CMO? Or give marketing to the CFO? It’s so rare that when it occurs, it deserves investigation, understanding, and prognostication. Full Story>

May 5, 2015 | In the Media | IR Magazine
Successful CFOs’ Best-kept Secret: the Merging of IR and Treasury

Let’s face it: Everything moves on green. As Wall Street demands deeper knowledge about a company’s financials and critical evaluation metrics, the steward of a company’s relationship with analysts and investors must be extremely astute about all matters related to the company’s cash position and risk guardrails. Full Story>

April 29, 2015 | In the Media | Invest Korea
Searching for Chiefs

Through finding leaders for both Korean and foreign companies, DHR International helps businesses in Korea succeed Full Story>

April 27, 2015 | In the Media | ComputerWorld
IT salaries 2015: Cash is back!

Companies that desperately need hot IT skills are ratcheting up salaries and bonuses to lure talented tech workers. Here's how to grab your fair share. Full Story>

April 27, 2015 | In the Media | Healthcare Consultants Forum Newsletter
Feature Article

Two Forum members share insights on top consulting issues they currently face and the associated challenges of bringing forward-thinking solutions to their clients in the age of health reform. Full Story>

April 23, 2015 | In the Media | Treasury & Risk
The Merging of IR & Treasury

Merging IR and treasury can improve a company’s ability to retain key investor relations managers. Full Story>

April 23, 2015 | In the Media | Treasury & Risk
The Merging of IR and Treasury

Successfully managing investor relations requires a solid understanding of treasury. Increasingly, companies are combining the functions under one VP-level executive. Full Story>

April 16, 2015 | In the Media | Tampa Bay Business Journal
Chicago firm to lead search for Tampa Bay Partnership CEO

Nearly five months after its CEO of 20 years resigned, the Tampa Bay Partnership has hired an executive search firm to lead the quest for its next leader. Full Story>

February 10, 2015 | In the Media | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Search committee in place for new Pitt athletic director

Pitt announced Tuesday the formation of a 14-member search committee for its next athletic director. The group is chaired by interim athletic director Randy Juhl, who is not a candidate for the job, and includes two current coaches, two current student-athletes and two former athletes, as well as other administrators. The committee will be assisted by DHR International, a Chicago-based search firm that has recently undertaken athletic director hirings at Fresno State, Colorado State and Holy Cross. Full Story>

February 9, 2015 | In the Media | CIO Magazine
Interviewing For A CIO Position? Here’s How To Avoid Striking Out When You’re Talking To An Executive Recruiter

Are you candidating for a CIO position? Have you been contacted by executive recruiters? Perhaps you’ve got an initial call or a formal interview lined up, and you’re doing your prep work. As an executive recruiter myself, I have some very important tips that can save you from striking out in your interview. Full Story>

February 6, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Chicago
Chicago search firm seeks rival's global offices, not its CEO

When CEO Geoffrey Hoffmann looks at CTPartners Executive Search, he sees Europe, Australia and robust practices in financial and professional services. Full Story>

February 3, 2015 | In the Media | Becker's Hospital Review
Investing in the new healthcare CEO

Healthcare is undergoing sweeping, ongoing change. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has added complexities, raised expectations surrounding accessibility and affordability, and impacted the bottom lines and margins of all healthcare organizations. Full Story>

January 27, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
How To Spot The Bull In A Chief Information Officer (CIO) Candidate: 5 Quick Tips

Misrepresentation isn’t reserved for entry-level interviewees. Chief Information Officer (CIO) candidates can exaggerate their accomplishments with the best of them. Let’s say you and your fellow C-suite executives need to hire a CIO. You know what you want – that picture-perfect ideal CIO candidate. Someone who is current on technology while being business savvy. Someone who takes smart risks when it comes to new technology, but who has insight on when to maintain the systems already in place. Someone who can talk to any segment of the business in their own terms, rather than resorting to technical jargon. Full Story>

January 22, 2015 | In the Media | Global Health and Travel
Greying Asia

A wealthier, technology-savvy Asia is throwing its weight behind finding ways to take care of its rapidly ageing population. GHT looks at public and private sector preparations for Asia’s silver tsunami Full Story>

January 9, 2015 | In the Media | Los Angeles Times
Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow

The U.S. finished its best year of job growth since 1999 with brisk hiring and a drop in unemployment last month, but there's little indication that workers will start seeing wages go up much any time soon. Full Story>

January 7, 2015 | In the Media | Houston Business Journal
The next big hire for health systems: a marketing officer

In the past, hospitals haven't had to worry about attracting patients, otherwise known as their customers. But with recent regulatory changes, health care systems are now focusing on something they've looked over in the past — their brand. Full Story>

January 7, 2015 | In the Media | CNBC
Guggenheim hedge fund stumbles

Guggenheim Partners has slashed personnel at an internal hedge fund that hasn't lived up to big expectations. Full Story>

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>

October 13, 2014 | In the Media | CNBC
Extra cash for good behavior at Cohen's Point72

Steve Cohen's new family office is taking a largely unprecedented step to push employees to be highly ethical and civic-minded: a cash bonus 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>

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 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 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 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 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 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>

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 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>

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 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 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>

November 21, 2013 | In the Media | The Korea Herald
DHR raises Asia growth outlook

Global search firm DHR International on Thursday predicted 20 percent revenue growth in its Asian operations next year, doubling its original target of 10 percent. Full Story>

November 14, 2013 | In the Media | Mass + Device
Hiring & career development for RA/QA professionals

Education is as important as ever for high-level regulatory affairs and quality assurance leaders who want to propel their companies to the next level. Full Story>

November 6, 2013 | In the Media | China Daily
Foreign executives continue to see opportunities in China

Even though many multinational companies are focusing on localization and are paying executives who work overseas the same as those who work at home, executives' interest in moving to China hasn't waned. Full Story>

November 1, 2013 | In the Media | Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly
Mainland, Southeast Asia covet Hong Kong Talent

As Hong Kong people are brooding over emigration, will companies take this opportunity to grab talent? In this issue, we interviewed Caroline Edwards, Managing Director of DHR’s Hong Kong office. She said that many enterprises in mainland China and emerging countries in Southeast Asia were coveting Hong Kong talent. Full Story>

October 11, 2013 | In the Media | Becker's Hospital Review
Notes From the Field: 7 Things to Know About Hospital CEO Searches

An expert who has led hundreds of searches for nonprofit and for-profit healthcare organizations shares seven key observations on the executive search process. Full Story>

October 3, 2013 | In the Media | Asian Venture Capital Journal
CFOs: Hunters, not farmers

The ideal private equity portfolio company CFO is a rare creature in any market. Asia presents its own challenges in terms of recruiting appropriate talent and the issues this person must address. Full Story>

September 26, 2013 | In the Media | China Daily
Hiring intentions rebound on brighter outlook

Chinese employers are gaining confidence in the economic outlook, with hiring intentions showing a rebound for the fourth quarter after two consecutive quarters of decline, according to a report released on Wednesday by recruiting company Hudson Global Inc. Full Story>

August 8, 2013 | In the Media | Bloomberg
Groupon pins turnaround on billionaire investor Lefkofsky

Groupon Inc.’s choice of Eric Lefkofsky as permanent chief executive officer entrusts the daily deals site’s turnaround plans to a controversial Chicago billionaire with a history of failed endeavors. Full Story>

August 2, 2013 | In the Media | ABC News
July Jobs Report: Only 162,000 Jobs Added

The economy added 162,000 jobs in July, fewer than economists expected, as unemployment fell to 7.4 percent, the Labor Department reported today. Many economists expected the addition of 175,000 to 185,000 jobs in July and the average workweek to remain unchanged at 34.5 hours. Full Story>

July 31, 2013 | In the Media | USA Today
Economists looking past GDP's 1.7% gain

Economists expect the second-quarter GDP report Wednesday to show weak growth, but many forecast improvement by year's end. The first estimate of second-quarter economic growth proved to be better than expected, coming in at 1.7% Wednesday. But economists say things should improve as the year goes on. Full Story>

July 23, 2013 | In the Media | Life Science Leader
Shifting recruitment patterns in the pharma industry

How has recruitment in the pharma industry changed, and who actually has the upper hand? Full Story>

July 18, 2013 | In the Media | Pulso
How to Hold the Talent of Y Generation that Look Much More than a Job Promotion

They are young professionals usually have degrees of expertise, come with innovative and aggressive, but ask in return greater flexibility by companies because they give preference to the development of his personal life. So human resource areas face a new challenge… Full Story>

April 26, 2013 | In the Media | China Business News
How do co-CEOs work together?

This article discusses the phenomenon of co-CEOs: one example is that of Samsung appointing three CEOs this past March. David Nagy, Managing Director, China at global headhunter DHR, said ‘To make a co-CEOs structure workable, it is important for executives of the management team to generate synergistic effects, to integrate into one team, and to deliver consistent messages. Full Story>

April 23, 2013 | In the Media | Forbes
Key talent challenges to China's healthcare transformation

China’s healthcare market has been growing at an astonishing rate and projected to continue growing in strength through to 2020 and beyond. Full Story>

March 22, 2013 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
EU bonus curbs seen to spark rush to Asia

Curbs on bonuses and the economic slowdown in Europe will trigger an exodus of finance talent in Asia's direction in the coming year, international executive search firm DHR predicts. Full Story>

February 16, 2013 | In the Media | South China Morning Post
The art of 'C-level' headhunting

Climbing the corporate ladder to reach the top rung of management in today's highly competitive environment requires a diverse set of skills that go beyond the basics of running a business, says May Tung, the managing director and head of financial services practice at headhunting firm DHR International in Asia. Full Story>

February 13, 2013 | In the Media | CNN
From Pope to Politician, When Do You Know It's Time to Go?

Choosing to step down from a top job can be an extraordinary decision, whether the person is a pontiff or a politician. But George Pataki, former governor of New York, says making the switch from public figure to John Q. Public wasn't difficult for him. Full Story>

February 7, 2013 | In the Media
Carmakers Turn to Expats to Steer their Business to India

India is one of the most difficult markets worldwide; most corporate leaders believe that if a company can succeed here, it can succeed almost anywhere else across the globe. Stephen Elop, president and CEO of Nokia, once said: "India is like a petri dish for innovation. If we win here, we can win everywhere. Full Story>

January 25, 2013 | In the Media | The Wall Street Journal
Floating over vales and hills, embracing the bliss of solitude

Don’t board a plane in Asia wearing a track suit—-you never know when you’ll run into a client. That’s just one of the lessons Christine Greybe, president of executive search firm DHR International, has learned in her 20 years living and traveling in the region. She spoke with the Journal about the joys of in-flight solitude and where to find the best Italian food. Full Story>