Remote Workforce

Remote work

Seeing more people walking around downtown Chicago, an increase in traffic, and lines at your favorite lunch spots may be all indicators of returning to the office but thinking about the number of virtual meetings over a given week, it’s safe to say that the remote workforce is still going strong. While employers may be […]

Recruiting Challenges, Company Change

Accountant's Career Priorities Build Teams

Looking to hire new members within your team, yet your company is going through changes that may indicate uncertainty about the long-term future? Continue reading here to learn more about how changes affect both personnel within and outside the organization. Across the board, organizations are shoring up operations as they are preparing for a decline […]

Katalyst Group and Start Early Share Values of Life-Long Education

Katalyst Group looks forward to this time of year to pause and reflect on the meaningful relationships that we have with our clients, staff, and friends and family. We are also equally grateful being in a position to give back to the community. There are so many organizations in need of support and while it […]

Katalyst Day of Service, September 2020

On Thursday, September 10, Katalyst Group held a day of service to give back to the community by volunteering at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. This event was followed by an exciting afternoon of cycling and a tree top adventure! While packing boxes, principle Kevin Kaye was reminded that the work of the Greater Chicago […]

The Making of a Sustainable High-Performance Team

Katalyst Group The Making of a Sustainable

High-performance teams, we all want them, but how do we build and sustain them? Sure, the basics are well-known – working towards a common goal, sharing a vision, collaboration, open communication, and clear role expectations – but what really goes into a dynamic, cohesive team that excels month after month, year after year? Invest in […]

Accountant’s Career Priorities Align Amidst Competitive Job Market

Accountant’s Career Priorities

The Candidate’s Objectives and Goals When experienced accountant and consolidation reporting expert Julia started looking for a new opportunity during an exceptionally competitive job market in the summer of 2020, she started to get discouraged – until she called upon Katalyst Group. An accountant by education and background, Julia prefers to have a plan. Upon […]

Cross Industry Experience Sets Consultant Apart from Competition

Cross Industry Experience Sets Consultant Apart from Competition

The Consultant’s Objectives and Goals With an in-depth operations background and project management expertise across industries including telecom, transportation, healthcare, automated retail, printing and publishing, CPG, and IT, consultant Jay was looking to pivot into healthcare in a role laden in technology. Jay’s expertise in Project and Program Management, complimented by a track record of […]

Global Procurement Process Expertise Valued at Global Steel Company

When Katalyst Group (Katalyst) started to think about candidates to fill a senior level position leading strategic change in procurement, we immediately thought of Mayur Bawa. For the North American operations of a global steel company looking to improve purchasing compliance, Katalyst knew Mayur had the right skills and executive presence to lead the engagement. […]

Katalyst Places Accountant, U of C MBA Grad, and Busy Mom of Four in Mutually-fit Role

When University of Chicago MBA grad and hands-on mom of four began thinking about re-entering the workforce after spending time at home with her children, academic and professional high achiever Helen knew exactly who could support her next endeavor. With a relationship spanning nearly 10 years, Katalyst Group already appreciated the non-negotiables for this seasoned […]

Strategic Finance Consultant Proves Value, Transitions Full-time as M&A Growth Leader

Demonstrating his leadership skills as a strategic finance consultant for a Global Logistics company, Mayur Bawa established what is now a long-term relationship with the client in his new role as VP Corporate Development. Katalyst Group guided Mayur from day one, matching skills and interests with the client’s needs. Knowing that there would be a […]