Trends in Asset Management

To All Of Our Friends… As we were completing our annual reflections on trends in the market, it was impossible to ignore the current upheaval. Foremost, our thoughts are with clients, friends, and family as we all work to get through these unusual times together. Above all else, we hope that this finds you safe […]

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Expectations of Leaders During Disruption

Why management assessment (and recruiting) should be a priority by Rebecca Holland New Every leader that I have spoken with during the “COVID-19” crisis has identified with the following opportunities: Crisis preparedness plans Supply chain communications, alignment, visibility, and risk management IT infrastructure (employee access & know-how) Culture and business execution focus aka “Leadership” Alignment […]

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How I Survive Remote Work

and how my family survives tight quarters together by Rebecca Holland New I laughed this morning when I saw an image from The Shining captioned, “A couple of weeks of isolation with the family.  What can go wrong?”  We are hitting the early days of COVID-19 with schools closed, hoarding and toilet paper panic, and […]

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Boardroom Actions in a VUCA World

And How RSR’S Crisis Response Team Can Help You Right Now Few would argue that we are now living in a VUCA world. The acronym was coined by the U.S. Army in the 1990’s to describe the post-Cold War world (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). When external and unforeseen forces, such as a national emergency […]

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Jane Bierwirth Discusses the Lure of the Family Office

Jane Bierwirth, Co-Head of the Asset Management practice at RSR Partners, based in New York, recently contributed to an article published by CIO Magazine that contemplates why top investment talent, once aspiring to the offices of endowments and foundations, is now being lured to family offices. Jane noted that family office environments can sometimes require […]

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Brad McLane Weighs In On the Impact of CSR Programs

In a recent article appearing in Newsweek magazine, author Sam Hill observes that while it’s still unclear whether Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs “will one day make the world a better place,” they are benefiting companies that have implemented them. Taking a controversial stance on a social issue doesn’t come without risk though. For example, […]

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How Agile Leadership Can Improve Board Governance

The immense pressure on company boards to be more active and involved in developing and executing strategy will only intensify with today’s dynamic, innovative economy. Board positions are no longer seen as a ceremonial role or a perk for executives, and the days of the disinterested, ineffectual board member are over. Modern board governance is […]

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How to Prevent Succession Gaps in Life Sciences

In an article published on LTEN’s website (Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network for Pharma, Healthcare and Medical Device Training), Rebecca Holland New, Managing Director and head of RSR Partners’ Human Capital and Healthcare and Life Sciences Practices is interviewed by Darleen DeRosa, Ph.D., managing partner with OnPoint Consulting. Together they discuss the challenges facing […]

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Four Trends to Watch Impacting Boards & CEOs

At RSR Partners, we see four important trends that will shape the leadership landscape in 2019 and present both challenges and opportunities for boards and CEOs. 1. Moral Quotient (MQ) is now as important as IQ and EQ. For decades, many reasoned that intelligence (IQ) was the most effective measure of potential. But as the […]

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Trends in Asset Management & Investment Banking

As RSR Partners celebrates its 25th birthday, the Financial Services team wanted to share news and various recruiting trends we are seeing in the markets we cover. Our Financial Services capabilities have continued to grow, with the 2017 acquisition of Higdon Partners, the 2018 opening of our Boston office, and the launch of the firm’s […]

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