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

White Paper: The Business and Economic Impacts 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 […]

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent at Not-For-Profit Organizations

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent at Not-For-Profit Organizations

Talent strategy at not-for-profit organizations has long been a challenging prospect. It takes an accomplished leadership team to craft a brand, culture and compensation package to attract and retain talented leaders amidst tight budgets, public scrutiny and fierce competition for talent. So, how do they do it? Together with our global partners at IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide, we asked senior executives at leading not-for-profit organizations to share their challenges […]

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 […]

Traits and Characteristics of a Successful CHRO

Traits and Characteristics of a Successful CHRO

What does it take to be a successful chief human resources officer today and how is that role changing? In today’s near-full-employment economy, where top talent is even more scarce, that question is on our minds. In collaboration with IIC Partners, our global executive search partnership, the Pearson Partners International team endeavored to answer it. Our latest white paper, Traits and Characteristics of a Successful CHRO (chief human resources officer), […]

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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Chief Financial Officer Perspective 2016

The Chief Financial Officer Perspective 2016

CFOs Weigh in on C-suite Trends and the 2016 Outlook Pearson Partners International recently surveyed chief financial officers on a broad selection of topics related to their key role in the C-suite. The survey drew responses from 180 CFO respondents representing a diverse group of North American companies ranging in size from $50 million regionals to Fortune 1000 multinationals. Below are highlights of the findings, along with some comparisons with those […]

Internet of Things Creates New Opportunities for C-Suite Executives

Internet of Things Creates New Opportunities for C-Suite Executives

By Renee Baker Arrington, Senior Vice President & CIO Practice Leader In our recent Q1 2015 Spotlight Series breakfast, The Digital Business Dream Team, we discussed how chief information officers and chief marketing officers are increasingly collaborating in digital business. A significant catalyst of this collaboration has been the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT). From GPS devices in truck fleets and aircraft black boxes, to wearable medical devices and remote-controlled […]