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The Challenge of Hiring Executive Leaders in a Candidate-Driven Market

The Challenge of Hiring Executive Leaders in a Candidate-Driven Market

The candidate-driven market has become somewhat of a buzzword, infiltrating every corner of today’s business world. In every industry, this candidate-driven market is fueled by growing demand for top talent against a landscape of short supply. Unemployment rates are the lowest in a decade, and open positions sit empty longer.


Mike Greco Joins Slayton Search Partners as Vice President & Principal

Mike Greco

CHICAGO, April 21, 2017 – Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, announced that Mike Greco has joined the company as Vice President and Principal.   Mike brings more than ten years of experience in the retained executive search industry to Slayton Search Partners. His work spans multiple discipline areas within the […]


CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

CFO Q&A: Understanding the Cross-Functional Leader

This is the third in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Paul Janicki is CFO at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a family owned brewery founded in 1980 […]


The Current State of Direct-to-Consumer Models in the Insurance Industry

The Current State of Direct-to-Consumer Models in the Insurance Industry

In today’s marketplace, consumers want to be empowered in their buying decisions and are more driven by research, reviews, and ease-of-use than they ever have been before. These changing consumer habits are impacting the insurance sector more than any other industry. The manufacturing and travel services fields are shining examples of areas that have already […]


CEO Q&A: Exploring the Role of a CEO in a Middle Market Business

CEO Q&A: Exploring the Role of a CEO in a Middle Market Business

This is the second in a series of interviews with leading middle market executives across the nation. We explore what helped them achieve success, what best practices they live by, and their thoughts on building highly effective teams.   Stephen Mance is the CEO of Defiance Metal Products, a private equity-owned metal stamper, fabricator and […]