Category: Private Equity

A Crucial Negotiating Lesson from the U.S.-China Standoff 0

A Crucial Negotiating Lesson from the U.S.-China Standoff

In our unquestionably global economy, companies are increasingly sourcing materials and products from international suppliers, and investors are looking overseas for growth opportunities. But building the relationships and establishing the contracts that enable global...

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers 0

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers

At Graphite, we’ve built one of the world’s largest networks for hiring independent consultants and top-tier business professionals. Through our online platform, corporations, startups, venture capital and private equity firms can hire talented consultants with...

How to Create Company Value with Fit-for-Purpose Talent 0

How to Create Company Value with Fit-for-Purpose Talent

Bain & Company’s recent 2018 Private Equity Report highlighted a crucial imperative for PE funds looking to create portfolio company value. As they face heavy competition, high asset prices and the threat of an...

Graphite Success Stories: How Leading Firms Leverage Top Business Talent 0

Graphite Success Stories: How Leading Firms Leverage Top Business Talent

Over the past few years, Graphite has become the leading online marketplace for top-tier business talent with big-firm consulting experience and specialized knowledge in finance, strategy, marketing and IT. There is a wealth of potential...

When and Where to Hire an Accounting Consultant 0

When and Where to Hire an Accounting Consultant

Many small businesses and startups reach a point where hiring expert accounting help is needed. But even in a large corporation or venture capital or private equity firm, additional accounting expertise might be needed...

Why Social Diversity Is Better for Business and Your Bottom Line 0

Why Social Diversity Is Better for Business and Your Bottom Line

When it comes to building teams and finding the right talent to lead your business, most of us understand the value of bringing together people with diverse individual expertise. For example, if you’re going...

The Quick Guide to Hiring an Interim CFO 0

The Quick Guide to Hiring an Interim CFO

Whether you’re facing a pressing need or planning for the future, it pays to know the potential value of hiring an interim CFO. An interim or temporary CFO is an important strategic consideration in...

Try Before You Buy Options at Graphite 0

Try Before You Buy Options at Graphite

As operators of an on-demand professional hiring platform that’s now been around for several years, we’ve seen a lot of evolution in our still-fledgling industry. This evolution is making hiring for any type of role –...

A Deep Bench of Interim Executives Benefits PE Investors 0

A Deep Bench of Interim Executives Benefits PE Investors

Freelance finance professionals with investment banking backgrounds are becoming a strategic resource for PE and VC firms looking to expand their reach. With a deep bench of experienced executives ready to fill temporary roles, they’re finding...

The Generalist vs the Domain Expert – Which Will Earn You More? 0

The Generalist vs the Domain Expert – Which Will Earn You More?

Hiring an independent contractor vs salaried employee depends on your investment firm’s long and short term goals. Here are some differences to consider. Generalists are your company’s ambassadors and relationship builders. Hiring an independent contractor...