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September 20, 2022

When McKinsey hired its first MBA graduates some 70 years ago, it was a controversial move internally. The company had traditionally hired experienced executives with impressive resumes who lent their teams instant 

September 19, 2022

What is one step to take when building a people-centric business culture? To help you build a business culture that is people-centric, we asked HR and people managers, and business leaders this question for their best insights. 

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September 16, 2022

ECA Partners – a tech-enabled executive search firm specializing in private equity and investor-owned companies – has launched the latest version of its proprietary Talent Management 

September 16, 2022

Elaborate on one strategy your startup is using to earn and keep customer trust?

To help you adopt the best approaches to earn and keep customer trust in your startup 

September 15, 2022

Insightful business managers recognize that they’re an undertapped pool of skilled and savvy communicators with the drive and dedication to be effective contributors, writes Tony Topoleski.

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September 7, 2022

With immigration to the U.S. being at its lowest levels in decades, what is one thing companies can do to fill critical or high-skilled job openings?

To help you best recruit skilled talents to 

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August 22, 2022

What is one role of HR in corporate culture?

To help you best appreciate the role HR plays in shaping corporate culture, we asked CHROs and business leaders this question for their best insights. 

August 22, 2022

Hiring the best talent remains a persistent struggle for many companies. That’s because they are doing it wrong — often looking at the labor pool for carbon copies of people who are already successful in their roles. 

August 11, 2022

What is one area to focus on to retain your company’s top talent?

To help you retain your company’s top talents, we asked HR professionals and business leaders this question for their best methods.

August 4, 2022

During the latest economic slump, leaders at organizations across the country may be wondering how to provide the most cost-efficient learning solutions to enhance the growth of their remaining workers and maintain

August 1, 2022

What is one thing you need to build in your HR career?

To help you build your HR career successfully, we asked experienced HR managers and business leaders this question for their best 

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July 27, 2021

What is one strategy to form partnerships that help bolster recruiting efforts?

To help you bolster your recruiting efforts through appropriate partnerships, we asked experienced recruiters and business leaders

July 27, 2022

What is one tip for hiring managers to remove implicit bias in candidate interviews?

To help you remove any implicit bias when interviewing candidates, we asked recruiters  

July 11, 2022

Companies are scared of making bad hires, but as a result they have designed bloated, bureaucratic hiring processes. The treatment has become worse than the disease. Companies can strip waste from their

June 30, 2022

We recently connected with Ken Kanara and have shared our conversation below.

Ken, looking forward to hearing all of your stories today. What did your parents do right and how has that impacted you in your life and career?

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March 1, 2022

ECA Partners – an innovative tech-enabled executive search firm with several hundred 

January 31, 2022
As many leaders discovered during the pandemic, in-person work and remote work require a different approach to leadership. As employees work from home, managers must find a way to ensure productivity
December 22, 2021

The authors hear a lot from executives that they are currently having to stomach massive pay increases for lower-level workers. But the data doesn’t support that. U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks wages and salaries for 

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November 4, 2021

ECA Partners – an innovative tech-enabled executive search firm with several hundred clients and expertise in the private equity and 

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July 19, 2021

Nobel Investments, a Santa Monica-based private family office, has named Ken Kanara President and CEO of its portfolio company ECA Partners. Ken Kanara has more than 15 years of experience in consulting and executive search 

June 14, 2021

While it might sound contradictory, the U.S. is experiencing higher unemployment numbers and a labor shortage. So how to attract talent in such a labor marketplace? For hourly workers and lower-salaried positions, accessibility is one

June 3, 2021

A survey of CFOs of private equity-backed companies released this week shows that 87% of PE-backed companies have restored salaries to pre-pandemic levels. Many corporate leaders who previously dismissed PE as ruthless 

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June 1, 2021

ECA Partners announces results of a recurring survey of CFOs at Private Equity-backed companies on how the COVID-19 downturn is impacting their financial priorities.

April 16, 2020

Cash is king in the current economic climate. Given this, managers of privately held companies trying to attract and retain top-tier talent are fighting with one hand tied behind their backs. 

February 13, 2020

The key to nailing a job interview isn’t just about giving the right answers. You also have to ask the right questions.

February 12, 2020

Evidenced-based recruiting is increasingly becoming a source of competitive advantage in today’s knowledge economy. Leading tech companies have gained an edge by making their talent acquisition processes more rigorous,

August 13, 2019

When it comes to hiring, democratic decisions lead to better outcomes. But a hiring-by-committee approach carries its own unique pitfalls. Without careful orchestration, groups can make bad decisions too.

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