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Temporary CFO Assignments: Hire the Right Interim

Identifying an interim chief financial officer can be tedious, if not expensive. Companies that don’t know what they’re looking for when they begin their search could spend large sums of money on headhunters and recruiting firms. They can also lose valuable time interviewing unqualified candidates. When hiring an interim CFO instead of a permanent replacement, […]

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Making Life Easy for Human Capital Leaders

BluWave understands the urgency and sensitivity around the work human capital executives perform. That’s why we provide a curated suite of resources specifically designed for HR leaders to drive unprecedented value in their organizations. CASE STUDY: Diversifying Talent in a Digital-First Consumer Products Startup Our Business Builders’ Network not only understands your unique challenges but […]

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Why Private Equity Invests in People for Growth

Human capital is a driving force for growth in private equity. A recent BluWave-hosted webinar delved into three leading trends in this service area: Here are some insights into these topics from from Head of Client Coverage Rena Frackt, Account Executive Evan Garoutte and Research and Operations Consultant Taylor Lee. Human Capital Emphasis The trend […]

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Scott Estill of Lancor: Human Capital’s Evolving Role in Private Equity

Scott Estill recently joined the Karma School of Business podcast, sharing his insights into the dynamic world of private equity, with a focus on human capital. In a captivating discussion with host Sean Mooney, Estill, a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in executive search and private equity, discussed the transformative trends shaping the […]

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Manufacturing Momentum: Challenges, Opportunities in the Modern Landscape

Manufacturing businesses are faced with evolving challenges, especially amid an uncertain economy, constantly pressured from different angles by policy decisions and global events. BluWave sees this every day in the projects it supports for hundreds of private equity firms and thousands of businesses. Whether in human capital, operations, growth strategy or technology, today’s business leaders […]

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Professional Healthcare Recruiters: Specialized Human Capital Resources

The healthcare industry is in a constant state of flux. It’s a field that requires a dedicated workforce to manage patient care effectively. With the growing demand for healthcare services, the need for specialized professional healthcare recruiters has never been higher. Especially in areas such as multi-location healthcare services and chief medical officer searches, both […]

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Technical Recruiter (IT): Find the Right Candidate Fast

What Does a Technical Recruiter Do? A technical recruiter is in charge of finding, interviewing and selecting qualified candidates for technical roles like software engineering, data analysis and technical writing. They seek candidates who have the necessary skills to fill specialized positions in information technology, data science and engineering. Technical recruiters work for either a […]

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Q1 2023 BluWave Insights: HR, Tech Take Center Stage

Every quarter our team analyzes the projects we work on with our 500+ PE firm clients to get a bird’s eye view of the market. We recently compiled our Q1 2023 findings into our BluWave Insights Report. You can request your copy and our client coverage team will be in touch. Key findings from Q1 […]

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Employee Management Softwares: 13 Reasons To Use Them

Employee management softwares – or human capital management systems – are a suite of applications that helps businesses automate and streamline their HR processes, from recruitment to payroll. Here are some reasons why you should use them. READ MORE: Hire an Interim CHRO HCM Systems Benefits READ MORE: Due Diligence: What is Technical Debt? Choosing Employee […]

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Interim CFO for a Financial Crisis

When a company faces a financial crisis, an interim chief financial officer can make all the difference in a successful turnaround. Whether going through a restructuring, facing bankruptcy or other challenging financial situations, an experienced financial leader is essential. Situations for an Interim CFO A financial crisis can be due to something within a company, […]

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In the Know: The Importance of Interim CFOs

As part of an ongoing series, we’re sharing real-time trending topics we are hearing from the hundreds of PE firms we work with. In our most recent installment, Erez Schnaittacher, BluWave vice president of client coverage, shares the importance of interim CFOs and why they are a vital resource all PE firms should be taking […]

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Interim CFOs – Why Use Them?

Interim CFOs are a powerful resource that can be used in a wide array of ways. In this video, BluWave’s Founder & CEO, Sean Mooney, and Managing Director, Houston Slatton, discuss some of the most common uses of interim CFOs and the benefits to both the PE firm and the portfolio company. You can learn […]

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