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How Challenging Is Recruiting Executives for Family Owned Businesses

How Challenging Is Recruiting Executives for Family Owned Businesses?

What comes to mind when you think of brands like S.C. Johnson or Welch’s? We’re confident that one of the first things you think of is the slogan of each of these companies. S.C. Johnson’s slogan, “A Family Company,” and Welch’s “Family Farmer Owned” are two excellent examples of marketing campaigns that differentiate organizations as […]


The Evolving Traits of a Visionary Business Leader

THE EVOLVING TRAITS OF A VISIONARY BUSINESS LEADER

As business leaders, we see the direct influence of globalization, consumerization and digitalization across the breadth of business functionalities. Although these trends vary by industry, geography and company, we’d be remiss to imagine that the future of the C-suite will remain unaffected. This matters not only for our current roles and succession plans, but also […]


How Do We Prepare Millennials for Executive Leadership?

How Do We Prepare Millennials for Executive Leadership?

Millennials, a generation born between 1982 and 2000, seem to have their very DNA attuned with the hyperconnectivity that our world has adopted. It’s a world where successful business models depend upon transformation and adaptability. Companies and brands that once could do no wrong have been left behind in the dust, as consumer habits and […]


Kevin Duffy Joins Slayton Search Partners as Executive Vice President

Kevin Duffy

CHICAGO, January 12, 2016 – Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, announced today that Kevin Duffy has joined the company as Executive Vice President.


Solving the Talent Drain Problem

Projections indicate that in the near future, and even well past the 2030’s, the US is likely to see a mass exodus of upper level management and at the C-suite as the Baby Boom generation journeys into retirement.  Because of this, there will be a drastic increase in the number of executive-level management positions, creating […]