Mercedes LeGrand in Business Insider

Business Insider: Trends in Hiring Chief Human Resource Officers

Raines’ Managing Director Mercedes LeGrand was recently quoted in a Business Insider article, HR Professionals Are Being Recruited Relentlessly and Have Their Pick of Top Jobs, discussing trends in hiring Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs).

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When Mercedes LeGrand, a headhunter with the executive-search firm Raines International, helps clients benchmark compensation for chief HR officers, she looks at the salaries for roles such as general counsel. CHROs have historically been undercompensated relative to other C-suite positions. “Comp for HR professionals should be more on par with some of the other roles in your organization that are bottom line to your success,” she said.

Business Insider, July 2021

Mercedes LeGrand is a Managing Director at Raines International and co-leads our Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services practice. Reach out to mlegrand@rainesinternational.com to discuss CHRO trends and how Raines can help you identify the difference-makers your organization needs in 2021.