BlueSteps Career Management and Executive Search Blog
The BlueSteps Career Management Blog is written with a C-level audience in mind on career management topics ranging from executive compensation, executive resumes, and interview tips to networking, executive job search, and gaining visibility as a professional in one’s industry.
The BlueSteps Executive Search Blog links senior executive candidates to actual retained search recruitment insights from AESC member executive recruiters, BlueSteps career advisors and other guest writers.
BlueSteps is an exclusive service of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants, the voice of excellence for executive search and leadership consultants worldwide. Confidentiality is a cornerstone of AESC's mission, and only AESC member firms and consultants have access to BlueSteps members resume info. Click here to learn more about the additional benefits of becoming a BlueSteps member.
We're proud to announce the release of our newest report, The BlueSteps 2019 Executive Career Outlook, currently available to BlueSteps members. The report features insights from over 1,400 senior management professionals globally to help you grow your career.
In today's rapidly changing executive job search environment, it can be difficult to know how, when, and where to start your search for new opportunities. With many executive candidates succombing to the same job search pitfalls, BlueSteps is providing a webinar to highlight the vital do's and don'ts of job seeking at the executive level. This webinar will provide expert advice, allowing executives to perfect their job search strategies.
With the number of executives seeking new opportunities continuing to rise, it is becoming increasingly important for executives to master how to build, maintain, and utilize your professional connections to combat the competitive jobs market and improve their chances of success. During this complimentary webinar recording, our panel of executive search consultants provide expert advice on how your network could dramatically improve your career trajectory.
The 2014 AESC BlueSteps Asia-Pacific Executive Perceptions Survey looked at the ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors influencing relocation for 11 Asia-Pacific markets, including China. More than 850 senior executives were surveyed globally. A quarter of those surveyed currently hold CEO roles, with the remainder mainly holding other C-suite roles.
Is the role of Chief Executive Officer part of your long-term career plan? Or, has a CEO opportunity recently arisen for your consideration? The role of Chief Executive Officer is a highly sought-after, competitive position, and those who pursue this career goal need to fully prepare themselves by gathering as much information as they can from the right sources.
Being an executive in-transition can be a pivotal point of your life, allowing you to re-evaluate your career history and your plans for the future. With new opportunities opening up for executives in transition across the world and across industries, this webinar is aimed at helping executives prepare for, and attract, opportunities of their own.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison
At the pace that technology and the global economy is moving, it is no wonder that we all have trouble keeping up. It may not be dressed in overalls but it is absolutely hard work. In the last 5-8 years, the way a job search is conducted has altered markedly, and professionals must continue to stay abreast of new styles, techniques and methodologies employed in a career transition. In some ways, our careers are now always “on” due to the Technology 4.0.
Searching for a role in the executive job market can be tricky to navigate no matter where you are in the job search. And with the rise of digitalization, tactics that you used 5 years ago may no longer be effective.
People can give a lot of insight into their true selves online, so it can be a sound way to get a sense of their behaviours and beliefs, and whether they will be a good cultural fit with an organization. But public outcry erupted in February 2019 when the South African Public Service and Administration Department said that it would screen candidates’ social media profiles as part of its recruitment process.