Hospitality and Leisure Practice Update | July 2017

Reflections on the First Half of 2017 As many of you may be experiencing, things have been extremely active. Companies continue to upgrade talent, acquire hotels, sell off assets, and spin off divisions. At RSR Partners, we see some increased activity in the timeshare and hospitality REIT sectors. These are industries we have been studying […]

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12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms

In a new article, “12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms“, Hunt Scanlon Media (HSM) has partnered with UK-based executive recruiting organization CNA International to discover why and when retaining a headhunting firm is advantageous. HSM writes, “…At the end of the day, while you can get a lot of lift from employee referrals, job […]

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Jim Whittle Appointed Chairman of AESC Japan Committee

We are pleased to share that Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, has been appointed to the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants’ (AESC) Council of Asia Pacific and the Middle East. In this capacity, he will serve as chairman of the newly-formed Japan Committee. We thought you would find his appointment of […]

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RSR Partners Acquires Higdon Partners

Creates Premier Asset Management Recruitment and Advisory Team GREENWICH, Conn. — To address the changing leadership needs in the $72 trillion asset management industry, RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Higdon Partners, a leading asset management recruiting and advisory boutique. Announcing the acquisition, RSR Partners Chief Executive […]

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BBC | Why you don’t give praise in Japan

Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, is featured in BBC News for an extensive story on the topic of managing in Japan. We thought you would find the piece of interest. In “Why you don’t give praise in Japan”, reporter Eric Barton features Whittle prominently: Foreign managers who don’t adjust simply won’t fit in. […]

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Board Experts Evaluate New Corporate Governance Principles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Senior Director, Marketing and Communications csheeron@rsrpartners.com | +1 (203) 246-8810 As some of the nation’s most prominent corporate executives release their new “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles“, board experts at RSR Partners are weighing the implications these recommendations will have on public companies, their boards, and investors. This week, Greg […]

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A New Employee Environment: Best Practices HR in Creative Industries

Like never before, the creative and agency worlds are checking in on leadership behavior. And news headlines as of late affirm the need to address a troubling trend. In this light, Wendy Murphy, head of our Chief Human Resources Practice, Trish Shortell, head of our Marketing Services Practice, and Margaret Regan, president and chief executive […]

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