Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2018

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2018

                        Q2 2018 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO If you live and work in North Texas, you already know what so many others around the world are even now discovering: The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex is a fantastic place to live and work. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dallas had the highest job growth rate […]

Richardson’s Telecom Corridor and Economic Development Partnership: North Texas Business Drivers

Richardson’s Telecom Corridor and Economic Development Partnership: North Texas Business Drivers

Business is booming in North Texas, and the City of Richardson is no exception. Located just north of Dallas, the thriving community boasts an ideal mixture of small-town community and big-city business. The city’s unique vibe—combined with its strategy to attract and retain successful businesses—has made Richardson a hot North Texas job center. At our Spotlight SeriesSM breakfast on June 19, we welcomed Don Magner, First Assistant City Manager of […]

Diversity & Inclusion Report 2018—IIC Partners

Diversity & Inclusion Report 2018—IIC Partners

A recent IIC Partners study of 461 global business leaders reveals that an overwhelming number of senior executives—87 percent—believe that diversity and inclusion contribute to a stronger workforce. Yet, the same research reveals something surprising: Even companies that strongly value diversity are finding it difficult to find enough diverse talent, and many aren’t making diversity a priority in their talent searches. The research was compiled from surveys that were sent […]

Pearson Partners HR Roundtable #UsToo: Bridging the Global Gender Gap

Pearson Partners HR Roundtable
#UsToo: Bridging the Global Gender Gap

Despite decades of diversity training inside organizations of all types and sizes, it’s clear that more still needs to be done to ensure true equality in the workplace. The recent #MeToo movement started millions of conversations and shed light on the unpleasant reality that a gender gap still exists in many workplaces and that it has a real impact on business success and employees’ lives. In our June 2018 Pearson […]

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2018

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2018

Pearson Partners is honored to have been recognized as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes for the second consecutive year. We had the same honor in 2017 and we couldn’t be prouder of our hard-working team. “The hiring process is rarely simple, whether you’re scouring the job market for your next employer or your next employee. Seventy-six percent of hiring managers admit attracting top talent is their greatest […]

  By Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC, Vice President Faced with a shortage of skilled labor and a highly competitive recruiting environment, a growing number of companies are adding a chief talent officer (CTO) to serve as a strategic partner to the senior leadership team.     In a tight job market, the CTO is laser-focused on acquiring and managing the human resources needed for long-term, sustainable success. In addition to […]

HR Roundtable: Mind Reading for Managers

HR Roundtable: Mind Reading for Managers

Featuring Kim Seeling Smith, founder and CEO, Ignite Global At the October 17 Pearson Partners HR Roundtable event, we were honored to welcome guest speaker Kim Seeling Smith, founder and CEO of Ignite Global and seasoned expert on employee engagement and productivity. Seeling Smith divides her time between the United States and Australia, and previously worked with our own Stephen Konstans earlier in their careers. We’re always seeking great speakers […]