Early in the global pandemic, executive searches slowed down significantly with the exception of the tech sector, which remained active. With 2021 already begun, hiring is already back to pre-pandemic levels. In this Q&A, RGP Head of Executive Search Maria Martindale outlines what she sees ahead.
If there was ever a year to be “agile” it was 2020. Fortunately, Agile and developing an agile mindset is not a new concept—it’s been around for decades. However, the importance of taking the concepts of business agility and applying them in a pragmatic way has never been more relevant.
Supply chains are helping distribute life-saving vaccines, but they’re also needed to help get the economy back to normal. We need to do both, but it won’t be easy.
Unprecedented. New normal. Uncharted territory. Even our vocabulary has stretched to the limit in 2020, as we’ve struggled to describe the COVID-19 reality that suddenly confronted us. As we near the end of this year like none other, we look back on what we’ve experienced—and on what we’ve learned.
RGP’s SVP for Asia Pacific, Anthony Gutierrez and RGP’s VP of Advisory Services, Simon Kong, discuss how companies are better handling complex change management projects by adopting new digital “e-PM” platforms including RGP’s LaunchPM product.
In a perfect world, you’re ready for business disruption when it happens because you’ve prepared through structured testing and table-top exercises. Well, were you ready for COVID-19? If not, there’s no better time to revisit your business continuity plan before the next disaster strikes.
As major pharma players—including Pfizer, J&J, Gilead, Moderna and AstraZeneca—announce vaccines for the COVID-19 virus that’s claimed over 1.3 million lives, life sciences companies have an increased focus on delivering their vaccines to millions—potentially billions—of people.
Finance teams that embrace digital to optimize operations and deliver valuable business insights are better able to anticipate and respond to disruption. And by adopting an Agile approach, they’re able to turn up the digital volume—and deliver benefits their organizations can take to the bank.
It happens every year. Private Equity deals typically see an uptick in the fourth quarter, long before the ball drops in New York’s Times Square. Even in a year marked by a global pandemic that’s triggered worldwide economic downturns comparable to the Great Depression, Q4 2020 has not disappointed.
Today’s global pandemic is forcing virtually every industry and sector to adjust to new realities. What’s emerging is two-fold: workplaces transforming as remote work becomes more mainstream and workforces evolving as talent becomes more borderless.
Thanks to COVID-19 and the ensuing economic challenges, many organizations were forced to downsize and slash budgets. In this Q&A, VP of Finance Transformation Andy Jones shares his insights about the year-end close, 2021 planning and why now is the time for transformation.
RGP Healthcare recently launched its first-ever series of thought leadership webinars to help healthcare payers, providers and life sciences professionals navigate the constantly changing healthcare landscape—especially during today’s global pandemic.