Executive Talent 2025: What’s Now, New and Next in Global C-Suite Talent

Executive Talent 2025: What’s Now, New and Next in Global C-Suite Talent

In 2016, our professional association, The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), revealed trends in recruitment, retention and development of C-Suite leaders in its Executive Talent 2020 report. Three years later, the organization has revisited the framework of that report, having surveyed business leaders worldwide to better understand their top business challenges today and by 2025, how they currently use external advisors and how they plan to use […]

Tips from the Leadership Coach: Boutique Executive Search Firms Help Clients Win the War for Talent

Tips from the Leadership Coach: Boutique Executive Search Firms Help Clients Win the War for Talent

  By Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC Vice President, Pearson Partners International When a leading Dallas-based nonprofit needed to hire a senior director of major gifts before launching a $30 million capital campaign, CEO Jan Edgar Langbein reached out to Pearson Partners International, a boutique executive search firm. “The Pearson Partners team was in my office within 48 hours and gained a deep understanding of the role,” said Langbein, CEO of […]

New Practice Leaders Appointed in Pearson Partners Global Search Partnership

New Practice Leaders Appointed in Pearson Partners Global Search Partnership

New York, NY – April 2, 2019 – IIC Partners (www.iicpartners.com), one of the world’s top ten global executive search organizations, announced today the appointment of new leaders to its Practice Groups. Stephan Breitfeld, Partner of ingeniam Executive Search & Human Capital Consulting in Frankfurt has led the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group since July 2018. Mr. Breitfeld has close to 20 years of experience in the sector, recruiting for […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2017

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2017

                          Q4 2017 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO As 2017 draws to a close and I look back on all that has happened this year, it’s treasured professional relationships that often bring up my fondest memories. Our team at Pearson Partners is honored to have served many longstanding clients this year, and we’ve been delighted […]

Future Focus: Macro Trends and Their Global Impact

Future Focus: Macro Trends and Their Global Impact

Macro trends, largely driven by innovation in technology, are rapidly changing the landscape of our professional and personal lives. The way people interact with each other and the world is vastly different today than it was 10 years ago, and will likely be completely different a decade from now. Understanding technology and trends that are now in the pipeline equips businesses to ride the waves of change that will benefit […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2017

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2017

                        Q2 2017 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO The lifeblood of our business is helping companies hire, develop and retain top talent. Since we founded Pearson Partners in 2002, we have seen sweeping changes in the diverse range of industries we serve. Technology and increasing mobility have shifted workflows and roles. Globalization has driven demand to […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q1 2017

Searchlight Newsletter – Q1 2017

                        Q1 2017 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO In a globally interconnected world, businesses negotiate a complex web of international regulations, taxes, labor laws and diplomacy. With a new Republican administration aiming to shake up all things border-related, business leaders are eagerly awaiting news on policy changes that could affect their worldwide business interests. Proposed changes […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2016

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2016

                        Q4 2016 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO As we head into the holiday season, we look ahead to a new year full of possibility. With the election behind us, some of the biggest questions on our minds have been put to rest. Still, many business leaders continue to follow the U.S. and global news with […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q3 2016

Searchlight Newsletter – Q3 2016

                        Q3 2016 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO Uncertainty is nothing new to business leaders, who often thrive in spite of it. But this year, more wild cards than usual seem to be in play. All of America is captivated by a very unusual presidential race, but for the leaders of the country’s economic engines, the […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2016

Searchlight Newsletter – Q2 2016

                        Q2 2016 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO With just a few months to go before we cast our ballots, many of us are spending a lot of time thinking about the character traits we’d like to see in our next president. If we look back on our country’s presidents, we see how many of them […]