Latest Insights From HIEC

Media & Entertainment: The Landscape for 2023 by Imogen Carter

26th January 2023

The World Bank is predicting a global recession in 2023, expecting GDP growth of only 1.7% which would be the slowest growth rate since 1993, outside of the 2009 and…

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ESG roles heating up as Retail transforms by Carmen Koch

17th January 2023

Roles within the area of ESG are set to be among the hottest in retail again this year. With individuals having the relevant expertise and skill-sets in extremely short supply,…

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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part III: Network – by Mary Francia

21st July 2022

In parts one and two of this series, we looked at the preparation and research needed to achieve a Board role. Further steps on your journey include leveraging your network and…

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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part II: Research – by Mary Francia

22nd June 2022

In part one of this series, we looked at the preparation required to position yourself for a potential Board role. So, what comes next?  The next step on your Board…

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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part I: Preparation – by Mary Francia

18th May 2022

One of the most common questions I am asked as an Executive Search Partner that works with Boards and C-Suite is, “How do I get a seat on a Board…

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Executive search specialist or generalist? A new perspective – by Matt Schwartz

7th April 2022

When you’re looking for an executive search expert, should you pick a specialist or a generalist? It’s one of the oldest arguments in our industry… So let me give you…

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H.I.E.C Private Equity Series, Part III: The most in-demand positions in Private Equity and skills these Executives need – by Ed Fanshawe

17th March 2022

Within Private Equity Funds we are seeing an increasing tendency to internalise functions such as talent, technology, data and digital and Go-To-Market/Pricing. Although there is yet to be a universal…

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How talent mapping can improve diversity – by Mary Francia

8th March 2022

A well-known US corporate is keen to increase the diversity of its leadership team, so it recruits an outstanding, in this case Black, woman to head a key division of…

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H.I.E.C Private Equity Series, Part II: Executive Search for Private Equity, adding value through market connectivity – by Ed Fanshawe

8th February 2022

I am often asked, “Why are executive search firms good partners for PE/VC firms looking to build management teams.” Coming from an investment background and having built my own businesses…

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Why your sustainability leader must sit at your top table – by Mary Francia

1st February 2022

Congratulations, you’ve just hired a senior sustainability expert. Your company is excited to show that you’re taking sustainability seriously. But if your new hire is reporting to the head of…

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Navigating the next wave of C-Suite changes – by Melissa Reed

2nd January 2022

There is no doubt at all that 2021 will be recorded as one of the most turbulent in recent memory, but brace yourself now as the biggest wave of C-Suite…

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Fighting the Wage War in 2022 – by Matt Schwartz

6th December 2021

So, you’ve identified a crucial hire. Their current base and bonus structure allows you to make them an offer worth considering. The problem is, they also have $500K in long-term…

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