Talent Acquisition

Navigating the New Era of Private Equity: Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

The private equity landscape is undergoing a significant transformation—whether it’s a temporary or enduring one is yet to be seen.As the industry continues to grapple with a slowdown in M&A activity, firms are adapting their strategies to remain competitive. There’s a great deal of discussion about how the traditional approach …

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Future-Proofing Leadership: Identifying Tomorrow’s Executives Today

The contemporary business landscape is complex and rapidly evolving. From shifts in the market to disruptive new technologies, the business leaders of tomorrow will need to be adaptable, bold, and opportunistic. As such, companies must be proactive in identifying and preparing future leaders. Building a solid professional development strategy is …

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Right Person, Right Seat, Right Time: Trusting the Process in Executive Search

When clients within private equity come to us, they are typically anxious to get a leader in place to start driving change. But more often than not, finding the right person can take time — and in these cases, it is more important than ever to follow the correct process. As a search firm, our role is to balance the desire to fill a vacancy quickly with the need to go through the proper procedures for executive selection.

Aligning Financial Plans to Long-Term Goals

Townsend Managing Director Dan Ellis spoke with The CFO regarding the higher level of sophistication needed from CFOs in today’s landscape and the critical role they play in the alignment of a company’s financial plans to its long-term business goals. “These are organisations that are partnering for the first time …

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