The pandemic has drastically altered how employees engage with the workplace. Proponents of remote work cite increased productivity, flexibility and the promise of a better work-life balance. Others counter that working from home has eroded culture, making it harder for employees to collaborate and for younger leaders to grow. Whether or not the trend continues, three years of virtual operations have left their mark on the workforce. What does this mean for tomorrow’s leaders?
Following a period of strong dealmaking activity, market conditions are shifting and middle-market private equity firms, as well as their portfolio companies, are preparing for a slowing economy. The question is, how will the looming recession and rocky market conditions impact hiring and compensation in 2023?
As professionals progress through their careers, they may lean more heavily on a search firm to supplement their existing relationships. At Townsend Search Group, we often receive calls from senior-level executives who need support understanding their market and reconnecting with their network.
In today’s competitive employment environment, learning and development programs can make a major impact on both employee retention and recruiting appeal.
In some cases, the search process can elicit the need for difficult conversations. When we commit to a client, we immerse ourselves in the company’s culture, history and values—to the point that candidates have, at times, mistaken us for internal employees.