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 […]

An Innovative VP for oneworld

An Innovative VP for oneworld

When oneworld, an alliance of some of the world’s leading airlines, set a vision for the future that included a significant change in strategic direction, it was time to augment the leadership team with new thinking and capabilities. The company is the world’s most highly awarded airline alliance, bringing together 14 of the world’s leading airlines that generate over $130 billion in annual revenue. Its new vision includes a stream […]

The Chief Talent Officer: Conquering The War For Talent

The Chief Talent Officer: Conquering The War For Talent

Pearson Partners International is a member of IIC Partners, one of the world’s top 10 executive search organizations. IIC Partners recently conducted a study exploring the role of Chief Talent Officers in today’s business climate featuring insight from six of its member firms, including input from Pearson Partners’ own Lisa Thompson. As the war for talent continues, more organizations are strengthening their internal talent management capabilities under the stewardship of […]