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The CEO of Grant Thornton LLP describes how the accounting firm transformed its culture to empower its employees, better meet clients’ needs, and become an employer of choice.
Achieving gender parity in the upper echelons of the European financial services sector is proving difficult. One particularly effective tactic—individual sponsorship—is often overlooked.
Priya Dixit Vyas speaks with Natalie Ceeney, chair of Innovate Finance and former CEO of the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service, on why leaders should focus on corporate culture.
In this podcast, Antony Jenkins, founder of 10x Banking and the former CEO of Barclays, describes how corporate culture in financial services is changing today.
A combination of heightened customer expectations and sweeping technological change—including advances in next-generation robotics and virtual reality—are poised to transform the way the real-estate industry operates.
The top investor organizations are upping their game when it comes to top talent. Here’s how.
Big data will be increasingly important for asset managers, but many organizations are unsure how to proceed. A three-step process can help.
Your strategy may be brilliant, but without the involvement, support, and creativity of your frontline workers, it’s likely to go nowhere fast.
Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of more than 500 executives in asset management distribution provides insights into hiring trends, recruiting strategies, diversity, and retention in the industry.
Heidrick & Struggles’ inaugural survey of private capital professionals in the Nordic region highlights recent compensation data and trends.
New research highlights four ways that investment managers can speed up their organizational metabolism to become more competitive.
The race is on among large financial institutions to gain a competitive “digital edge.” Four areas will be critical to success.
Heidrick & Struggles’ most recent survey highlights recent compensation data and trends across the Asia Pacific region.
“Robo advisors” are threatening to upend the business of financial advisors everywhere. Or are they? A closer look at four plausible scenarios offers practical insights for financial planners eyeing an uncertain future.
A combination of demographic upheaval, globalization, and technological disruption is transforming competition in the financial services sector. Banks that are unprepared—or unable to change—will risk extinction.
Heidrick & Struggles’ annual survey of investment professionals in North America highlights the most recent compensation data and trends across the region.
The CEO and head of HR at the US-based financial holding company describe how a culture-change effort is restoring accountability and growth.
Heidrick & Struggles’ fourth annual survey of private equity executives working in Europe and Africa highlights the most recent compensation data and trends for a range of investment professionals across the region.
New regulation is reshaping the landscape for US financial-services players, yet many of them approach regulatory strategy in a decidedly nonstrategic way. Time to stop playing catch-up.
A wave of bankruptcies looms in the US natural-resources sector. For the unfortunate companies that succumb, restructuring begins with a new slate of directors. The most successful of these will embody seven characteristics.