Why Diversity Programs Don’t Work, and How to Do Better

Why Diversity Programs Don’t Work, and How to Do Better

Pearson Partners recently interviewed Linda Sharkey, Ph.D., co-author of The Future-Proof Workplace and a global human relations consultant and human resources expert, to discuss her thoughts on diversity programs and why they have not been successful. It may be 2017, but when it comes to leadership positions, women are still lagging in America’s top corporations. In fact, recent studies show that only 4.2 percent of the 500 largest companies in […]

Working with the Board to Find a New Leader for CPR

Working with the Board to Find a New Leader for CPR

When a board of directors needs to replace an organization’s top executive, it can be challenging to find the time, connections and consensus to locate and attract the right person for the job. So when the board of Cooperative Processing Resources (CPR) felt the organization needed a new president and chief executive officer, the group decided to enlist the help of an executive search firm. CPR provides software solutions to […]

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2017

Forbes: America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2017

Pearson Partners is proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms. “If you speak with startup founders or large-company CEOs, they’ll probably tell you that hiring good people is their biggest challenge. It’s no wonder there are thousands of recruiting firms in the U.S., all vying to help companies get talent in the door. But which recruiters are the most well-respected?” (Forbes, 2017) […]

The Human Capital Impact of the Aviation Internet of Things

The Human Capital Impact of the Aviation Internet of Things

IIC Partners’ Aviation Aerospace & Defense Practice Group explores the impact that the Internet of Things (IoT) and rise in connectivity will have on talent in the aviation industry. Featuring Pearson Partners Vice President Frank Morogiello The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has set its sights on the aviation industry. The advent of the “eEnabled airline” signals a departure from the traditional procurement practices exhibited by airlines where ‘boxes’ were simply […]

What Makes a CEO ‘Exceptional’? From McKinsey & Company

What Makes a CEO ‘Exceptional’? From McKinsey & Company

New insight from McKinsey & Company shows that “exceptional” CEOs are twice as likely to have been recruited from outside the company as promoted from within. What makes these CEOs exceptional, and why are externally recruited CEOs better performers? “Exceptional CEOs are twice as likely to have been hired from outside the company.” McKinsey & Company assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for […]

Human Capital Trends in Strategic Asset Management

Human Capital Trends in Strategic Asset Management

Asset management is often seen as a fundamental support function that needs relatively little attention. But in today’s competitive environment, organizations can gain a powerful advantage by making strategic human capital decisions regarding the management of their key physical assets. Because of the importance of these issues to the C-suite, we are preparing a national study of executive asset managers. The study’s objective is to identify human capital trends in […]

Building a Talent Acquisition Brand

Building a Talent Acquisition Brand

Pearson Partners is part of IIC Partners, a top 10 global executive search organization. In this study, our partners explore the role of talent acquisition departments in enhancing, leveraging and structuring human capital strategy. IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide interviewed Michael Cox, Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Comcast, to gather insight on the role of talent acquisition departments and how they collaborate with executive search firms. The IIC Partners human […]