About Barbara Wallace

Barbara Wallace is the Managing Director, Finance and Accounting Search in Reston, VA. Since joining in 2002, Barbara has been an integral part of the evolution of HireStrategy’s key client relationships. She is an expert in the recruitment of finance and accounting professionals and has executed numerous C-level searches for prestigious companies in the Washington, DC area.

Survey: Gender Pay Gap Top Workplace Concern for U.S Women

For many women in the United States, the gender pay gap is their biggest workplace concern, according to a new survey of more than 9,500 women by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation. The loss of confidence is not misplaced, according to research by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Women typically [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:37:36+00:00October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Benefits of Sharing Power and Working with Teams

Working as a team is something almost every one of us will have to do at some point in our careers, but all too often there are roadblocks-- ranging from lack of communication to clashing personalities -- that get in the way of the many benefits of teamwork. It falls to leaders to get things [...]

By |2017-10-13T11:39:21+00:00September 24th, 2015|The Source|

Why Aren’t There More Women in Top Management?

The "Queen Bee" syndrome is a myth, according to researchers who argue that professional women keep other females out. Instead, new research blames the lack of women in senior roles on men’s determination to retain power at the top, a research team at Columbia Business School, concludes. This new research looks at top management teams in 1,500 companies over a 20-year [...]

By |2015-11-02T09:32:09+00:00June 17th, 2015|The Source|

Report: Diverse Workforces Perform Better Financially

New research from McKinsey makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. We know intuitively that diversity matters. It’s also increasingly clear that it makes sense in purely business terms. McKinsey's latest research finds that companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are more likely [...]

By |2017-10-13T11:39:51+00:00April 8th, 2015|The Source|