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August Leadership Commits to Achieving Gender Parity by 2030

August Leadership joins Paradigm for Parity® Movement to Address Gender Parity in Corporate Leadership Positions NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today August Leadership, a global executive search firm, in partnership with the Paradigm for Parity® coalition, announced its commitment to achieving gender parity throughout its corporate leadership structure by 2030. (PRNewsfoto/August Leadership) “We are proud to … Continued

August Leadership – A New Brand For A New Decade

One of the fastest growing executive search firms announces its new name today, to reflect its integrated global platform. NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ward Howell USA has changed its name to August Leadership.  The new brand positions the firm as a unique, powerful force in executive search worldwide. Asad Haider & Kimberly Bishop (PRNewsfoto/August Leadership) The executive … Continued

The Top Hospitality HR Role: Beyond a Seat at the Table

by Ken Greger Reprinted from the Hotel Business Review with permission from In my years as a retained search firm partner, I’ve heard many times the ‘complaint’ from human resources executives that they don’t have – but want – a seat at the ‘table.’ The ‘table,’ of course, is a metaphor for being part of … Continued

CMOs in the Age of Advanced Analytics

by Henry J. Flores New technologies continue disrupting markets and reshaping roles throughout the c-suite. In a survey of CMOs, 67% indicated that they would reassess strategies and plans in light of continual advances in the ability to segment, engage and retain customers. Many are discovering that a playbook consisting primarily of push marketing activities … Continued

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