Tag: Economy

What the Q1 Jobs Reports Mean for the 2023 Employment Outlook 

What can we say about the current economic and employment outlook that doesn’t cause more confusion? Hiring is hot (but it’s cooling off). Unemployment is low (but it fluctuates depending on industry and demographics). High-profile layoffs abound (but the national layoff rate is near a historic low). The economy is headed for a soft landing […]

Employment Trends: What the Past Year Has Taught Us and What 2023 Has in Store

It has been an eventful 12 months for economic and employment trends — in the past year alone, we’ve covered everything from the state of the Great Resignation and the future of the workplace to quiet quitting and pay transparency. Business leaders have had a historic level of disruption to contend with while ensuring their organizations […]

A Look at the Q3 Jobs Reports and What Q4 Has in Store for You and Your Team

As a veteran recruitment partner to organizations across a multitude of industries, including real estate, financial services, and professional services, 20/20 Foresight Executive Search closely watches the jobs reports compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics each month. Analyzing these economic and employment trends empowers our team to provide the best counsel possible to our […]

Q2 is Over. Is your Organization Ready for What’s to Come?

It may be hard to believe in a year such as this, but 2022 is (more than) half over. We all are familiar with the headlines where the news seems to veer in different directions on a daily basis. But, what can we learn from the last six months that will prepare us and our […]

Breaking Down the Good and the Bad in the April Jobs Report

As we’ve by now grown accustomed to, the April jobs report is another mixed bag of good news and bad news. The positive? Payroll growth accelerated by 428,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.6 percent (or 5.9 million Americans). The modest surge in employment was more than anticipated by economists, and wages […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – January 2022

Here we are — 2022 and another year of navigating the “new normal.” From the Great Resignation to the Great Office Reopening, employers and employees alike are in the midst of figuring out what the future of work looks like for them and their organizations. One thing is for certain: It’s never been more important […]

The Great Office Reopening? A State of the Workplace Report

As we enter 2022, how the pandemic impacts our workplaces seems as uncertain as at any point during the past two years. A new variant, less-than-clear mandates, uneasy staff and work outages due to rapidly spreading illness mean employers are faced with tough decisions about reopening their operations and requiring workers to return. They’re also […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – December 2021

It’s that time of year when we look back at our personal and professional accomplishments achieved and lessons learned over the past 12 months. 2021 has certainly held a treasure trove of insights that are sure to inform and instruct our hiring goals and organizational initiatives for 2022.  Before you (hopefully) take some much-needed and […]

The Top 5 Ways to Attract Talent and Improve Employee Retention in Today’s Job Market

It’s been headline news for several months now, and the Great Resignation of 2021 continues to redefine workplaces across the world. According to a recent report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September.  This mass exodus has employers scratching their heads and scrambling to right […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – November 2021

As the endlessly evolving employment outlook extends into the final month of 2021, we are keeping a close eye on the future of work and what it means for our clients and their strategic hiring initiatives. A trusted executive search partner for almost three decades, 20/20 Foresight Executive Search has helped our clients navigate the […]

Making Sense of the Recent Employment Reports

Each month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the “Employment Situation,” a rather jazzy title for the monthly jobs report detailing such data as the nation’s employment rate, number of job openings and those seeking work, increase in earnings and other fun workforce facts. The September 2021 jobs report hit the Internet earlier this […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – October 2021

If the topsy-turvy mixed messaging of this year’s jobs reports has taught us anything, it’s that remaining steadfast and true to your own organization’s goals — while, of course, paying close attention to your industry and the larger economic picture — can be incredibly affirming and stabilizing during challenging times. We’d like to offer an […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – September 2021

Now is the time of year that many professionals reassess their career goals as companies of all sizes map out their plans for the coming 12 months — and beyond. As 2021 enters its final quarter, it’s time for some reflection and resolve. We’ve all navigated yet another year of uncertainty brought about by the […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – August 2021

With conflicting employment news consistently in the headlines and hiring concerns continually top of mind, recruiting and HR professionals may be looking for some signs of stability heading into Q3. Our team of recruitment experts continue to guide clients like you to find and hire professionals who can help you build robust, resilient teams when […]

What Hiring Professionals Can Learn from the Great Resignation of 2021

Much has been made of the never-before-seen employment shakeups of the past 18 months. The Great Resignation. The Great Reshuffle. Yes, recruitment, talent development and employee retention have all experienced a major realignment during this most unpredictable time period. But that doesn’t mean hiring professionals won’t be able to re-establish steady ground. In fact, with […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – July 2021

It’s time for a Q3 check-in: How is your summer progressing? Your 2021 overall? In a year like no other, our recruitment experts are guiding our clients like you to find and hire professionals who can help you build the strongest, most resilient teams when your company needs them most.  Below is a sampling of […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – June 2021

As summer heats up and Q3 gets underway, the 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team is building momentum to make 2021 a year of exceptional growth.  To demonstrate, we’d like to share our monthly roundup highlighting some of our current and recently completed executive search projects. It is our hope that these compilations serve to inspire […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – May 2021

Hot on the heels of our recent ranking in Forbes’ America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms compilation, the 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team is heading into the summer months with momentum and motivation to close Q2 and the rest of 2021 strong.  We’d like to share a roundup of some of our current and recently completed […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – April 2021

There’s a renewed sense of optimism in the air as the second quarter of 2021 kicks off. With the economic outlook improving amidst the accelerating vaccine roll-out and recovery efforts well underway, companies may now find that they need to make additions to their C suites. The 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team is here to […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – March 2021

As we wrap up the first quarter of 2021, the 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team would like to share an overview of several current and completed searches that represent the breadth of industries, companies and roles our experienced team specializes in: Current Searches Chief Financial Officer – Family-owned and operated apartment leasing and property management […]

20/20 Foresight’s Current and Completed Searches – February 2021

The 20/20 Foresight Executive Search team is pleased to share an overview of several current and completed searches for the first quarter of 2021 that we hope spark inspiration in your own hiring needs: Current Searches President & Chief Executive Officer – Commercial and residential real estate investment firm, Dallas, TX Director of Asset Management […]

A Fresh Start: The 2021 Outlook for the Executive Search Industry

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 has been unlike any other year, but one thing is for certain: We’ve all learned a lot over the last 12 months. It’s an interesting exercise to look back at the top 10 industry trends lists from the beginning of the year knowing what we know now, but […]