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Hiring for Cybersecurity in the Finance Sector

Hiring for Cybersecurity in the Finance Sector

Were you one of the 143 million Americans impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach? How about one of the 4.6 million people affected by the 2015 Scottrade hack? Or the 76 million households impacted by the 2014 cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase? These are just three of hundreds of known cyberattacks on financial institutions, with […]


Digitalization in the Insurance Industry

Digitalization in the Insurance Industry

The insurance industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to technology. Even today, when every other industry has embraced digitalization, the majority (58%) of insurance executives admit that insurance trails far behind the trend, according to a report from Willis Towers Watson. Companies seem to understand that the shift towards digitalization is essential for remaining […]


How HR Should Respond to Retiring Baby Boomer Executives

How HR Should Respond to Retiring Baby Boomer Executives

Since 2011, there have been 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring daily, according to studies from the Pew Research Center. Only 40% of this generation are left in the workforce, while Millennials are on target to become the largest generation the U.S. has ever seen.   This generational shift shouldn’t come as a surprise, and yet many […]


Exploring the State of Diversity in the C-Suite

Exploring the State of Diversity in the C-Suite

Diversity has long been a topic of debate in the business world, but it’s becoming increasingly important against the landscape of the global marketplace. Study after study has shown the benefits of nurturing a diverse workforce, and the same is true for the executive team. A recent McKinsey report found that the top companies for […]


CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO Turnover in the Private Equity Sector

CEO turnover within private equity portfolio companies is staggering.  In a recent survey completed by Alix Partners, 58% of private equity CEOs are replaced within 2 years of an investment.  Over the lifetime of the private equity firm’s holding of a company, CEO turnover jumps up to 73%.