Am I Working Toward My Highest Purpose?

Am I Working Toward My Highest Purpose?

Have you held a mirror up recently and honestly asked, “Am I working toward my highest purpose?” If not, take a moment to try it! This is often my primary role as an executive career coach: to hold up a mirror to my clients and help them align their actions and achievements with their intentions. When you try this exercise, if you feel like you are getting off track or […]

Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

In March 2020 at the onset of the global pandemic, the U.S. workforce underwent a nearly overnight shift to working from home. The speed at which most of our U.S. workers successfully pivoted to work-from home is an incredible testament to the ingenuity and adaptability of the human spirit. Fifteen months later, many people are contemplating what work will look like in a post-pandemic era, whether in-office, at home or […]

D CEO Names Renee Arrington to Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

D CEO Names Renee Arrington to Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

Renee Arrington, President & Chief Operating Officer of Dallas-based global executive search firm Pearson Partners International, has been honored as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s most powerful business leaders in the 2021 D CEO Dallas 500.

Hiring Activity: 2020 & Beyond

Hiring Activity: 2020 & Beyond

Nationwide Business Leaders Weigh in on Hiring Plans During and After the Pandemic Pearson Partners International recently published a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders participated from across the nation, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. Along with questions about operational impact, business continuity and the economy, business leaders were asked about plans for hiring and staffing now and […]

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Pearson Partners International recently completed a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders responded from across the United States, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. They were asked how prepared their businesses were for a crisis, whether they had a formal business continuity plan in place prior to the pandemic, how they had responded and what steps they were taking to […]

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

As America begins the return to “normalcy” amidst the current crisis, many people may be facing a departure from their employer—whether voluntarily or otherwise. This seems a good time to reflect on the importance of making graceful, smooth transitions from one career opportunity to the next. Though change can certainly be difficult, here are a few tips to keep in mind to make sure to preserve your reputation and relationships […]

Counteroffers During a Pandemic

Counteroffers During a Pandemic

“Congratulations on your new chief financial officer job, Mr. Smith! It has been great working with you on this assignment for my client, Global Atlantic Corporation.” I have said similar things on no less than nine separate occasions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. (All names in this article, except the author’s, are made up to protect both the guilty and the innocent). Pretty impressive record for an executive […]