13 results for tag: Slayton Search Partners


Retirements vs Quits: Getting to the Bottom of the Great Resignation

By now, the term “Great Resignation” has reached cliché status, providing us with a caricatured vision of a great exodus of workers, boxed possessions in hand as they leave the building once and for all. But the sore truth is that millions of employees ...
Read More

The Current State of the Gender Wage Gap

We recently revisited the data about women in the workforce and concluded that the pandemic was not kind to professional women. This is particularly true even as we shift our attention to compensation. The gender wage gap is the widest it’s been in years. ...
Read More

What Does 2022 Hold for Women in the Workplace?

Towards the end of 2020, we explored the data telling us that four times as many women than men had dropped out of the workforce. That meant the female labor force participation rate had returned to numbers not seen since 1985. This huge reversal of gender ...
Read More

How Leaders Can Move Forward with Greater Insight Post-Pandemic

We've talked about this moment since the very beginning—the "other side" of the pandemic—as if it would be a line in the sand, a definitive day and time that we could declare the end of COVID-19. An idealistic notion perhaps, but we’re entering lighter ...
Read More

5 Trends Driving the Future of Private Equity

The world of private equity (PE) moves fast, and it’s vulnerable to many of the same global issues as other industries. From the pandemic to the Great Resignation, leadership in the PE space needs to continually arm itself in the war for talent. With that ...
Read More

The War for Talent: Could the End Be in Sight?

You've heard the buzzwords by now. All it takes is one scroll through your LinkedIn feed to become quickly acquainted with terms like "The Great Resignation" and "candidate-driven markets." A small cadre of job seekers among the top percentile of talent are ...
Read More

The Private Equity Sector Sees the Return of CEO Turnover

After months of holding defensive positions amid a pandemic, many CEOs are taking the 2021 hiring boom as an opportunity to look for greener pastures. This is no less true in the private equity sector, where CEO turnover has long been an issue. According ...
Read More

How Insurance Companies Are Adapting to the Remote Work Model

The pandemic-induced transition to a remote work model is, by now, old news. But for industries like the insurance sector, which have historically been slower to adapt to paradigm shifts, adapting to this remote model is ongoing. Many insurance companies ...
Read More

From Defense to Offense: HR Leaders Face a Post-Pandemic Hiring Boom

There's no other way to say it: HR leaders have been forced to "play defense" for the past 18 months in challenging workplace conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic caused many companies to slow hiring and delay internal promotions, and for the most part, employ...
Read More

Will CPG Continue to “Boom” Through 2021 and Beyond?

Labor economist Julia Pollack recently commented on the pandemic-driven economic downturn, saying that, "This was the deepest, swiftest recession ever, but it's also turning into the fastest recovery." Not only is it a speedy recovery, but for consumer-pa...
Read More

Facilitating the Conversation: The CHRO’s Role in Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Addressing COVID-19 may have been the top priority for businesses during 2020, but the year was also defined by a significant focus on diversity. During an already challenging time, this increased emphasis on inequality translated to social unrest in America ...
Read More

Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workplace

Thirty-five years ago, in November 1985, the female labor force participation rate was 54.7%. It was a record at the time, but that number has been steadily rising, proof of significant efforts in gender equality in the workplace—that is, until now. As ...
Read More