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Where are all the jobs? A sector guide for students

Catherine Zhu, head of the sustainability practice, discusses the green jobs available for students and the workforce at large with the Financial Times.

Recruiters On Why The CIO Title Is Going Away

Forbes has reviewed hundreds of nominations for this year’s CIO Next list, which highlights outstanding technology leaders. To get the thinking behind these titles, Forbes spoke with Karena Man, North American Tech Officers Co-Leader, Egon Zehnder.

Is ‘DEI-hushing’ next? The danger in the Republican anti-woke response to SVB’s collapse

Cynthia Soledad, who co-leads the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practice at Egon Zehnder, emphasizes the importance of support and psychological safety for DE&I officers, in response to claims who linked the diversity of Silicon Valley Bank to its collapse.

Corporate Sustainability Becomes a Team Sport

Rachael De Renzy Channer, Egon Zehnder's Global Head of Sustainability explains how the changing role of the CSO is transforming business. “As we see businesses trying to integrate sustainability, we’re seeing the role open up more to people who are strategic, people who are transformers, change agents, disrupters, versus perhaps the subject matter experts that were running it before.”

How to Onboard Your New Boss

Many companies still give too little time and focus to helping new leaders succeed. If you have a new manager coming soon, the best way to offer your support is to guide them up the learning curve. Based on our firm's research on why onboarding leaders often fails, the authors offer practical recommendations for how to help your new manager learn about the organization, the team, and the culture.

Gucci Taps Sabato De Sarno as Creative Director

Gucci has found a successor for Alessandro Michele, who left in November 2022 after a seven-year run. Jean Vigneron, consultant at executive search company Egon Zehnder, says: “Kering has a track record of betting on designers who are unknown to the public. (...) We can assume that the arrival of Sabato De Sarno dovetails with Kering’s strategy for Gucci to elevate the brand and shift to a more classic and formal silhouette.”

What CEOs can learn about C-suite alignment from Kevin McCarthy’s chaotic House speaker vote

Egon Zehnder’s Dick Patton discusses the importance of leaders being adaptive without being chronically reactive—especially when there is the potential to be undermined— and to be willing to make unpopular decisions and decisively stand their ground when needed.

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