Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

In March 2020 at the onset of the global pandemic, the U.S. workforce underwent a nearly overnight shift to working from home. The speed at which most of our U.S. workers successfully pivoted to work-from home is an incredible testament to the ingenuity and adaptability of the human spirit. Fifteen months later, many people are contemplating what work will look like in a post-pandemic era, whether in-office, at home or […]

D CEO Names Renee Arrington Among Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

D CEO Names Renee Arrington Among Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

Renee Arrington, President & Chief Operating Officer of Dallas-based global executive search firm Pearson Partners International, has been honored as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s most powerful business leaders in the 2021 D CEO Dallas 500.

Hiring Activity: 2020 & Beyond

Hiring Activity: 2020 & Beyond

Nationwide Business Leaders Weigh in on Hiring Plans During and After the Pandemic Pearson Partners International recently published a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders participated from across the nation, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. Along with questions about operational impact, business continuity and the economy, business leaders were asked about plans for hiring and staffing now and […]

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Pearson Partners International recently completed a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders responded from across the United States, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. They were asked how prepared their businesses were for a crisis, whether they had a formal business continuity plan in place prior to the pandemic, how they had responded and what steps they were taking to […]

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

As America begins the return to “normalcy” amidst the current crisis, many people may be facing a departure from their employer—whether voluntarily or otherwise. This seems a good time to reflect on the importance of making graceful, smooth transitions from one career opportunity to the next. Though change can certainly be difficult, here are a few tips to keep in mind to make sure to preserve your reputation and relationships […]

Counteroffers During a Pandemic

Counteroffers During a Pandemic

“Congratulations on your new chief financial officer job, Mr. Smith! It has been great working with you on this assignment for my client, Global Atlantic Corporation.” I have said similar things on no less than nine separate occasions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. (All names in this article, except the author’s, are made up to protect both the guilty and the innocent). Pretty impressive record for an executive […]

White Paper: The Business and Economic Impact of COVID-19

White Paper: The Business and Economic Impact of COVID-19

Pearson Partners International, a global executive search and leadership consulting firm (and member of IIC Partners, one of the world’s top 10 global executive search organizations) recently surveyed 520 business leaders on their experience during the COVID-19 crisis and how they expect their work, their businesses and the U.S. economy to move forward. Respondents were across the United States, with companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. The […]