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Trends in the jobs market; things such as the number of roles available, type of roles that are available, skills that are becoming more/most in demand.
 

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. 

Conducted quarterly, the Duke CFO Global Business Outlook report surveyed more than 500 global CFOs about their predictions surrounding economic growth and global business conditions.

Responses presented a rise of pessimism about the US economy with 55% of CFOs indicating they are less optimistic compared to 40% last quarter. 12% of respondents said they were more optimistic.

How will your executive job search strategy hold-up in today's highly-competitive environment?

Understanding the latest industry and regional trends, having a thorough knowledge of the executive recruitment process and gathering insider advice on how to build a job search strategy can give you a critical edge. This webinar will put your executive job search on the fast track by leveraging executive insights and better positioning yourself for upcoming opportunities.  

While the average tenure of chief marketing officers (CMOs) has remained relatively steady at the top 100 most-advertised brands (44 months in 2017 and 42 months in 2016), it’s worth mentioning that the early part of 2018 has proven to be quite extraordinary – and not in a good way. An usually high number of well-known brands that we track across a number of key industries have undergone a change in the top marketing role this year.

With unemployment at record lows, combined with baby boomers retiring at an all-time high, companies are competing for the best talent, especially at the executive level. Today’s hiring process indicates companies are relying on artificial intelligence and algorithms as part of the mix to choose the next hire.

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Are you considering your executive job opportunities? In today's job search environment, it is vital for executive candidates to stay up to date with all the latest industry and regional trends, and to possess a thorough understanding of how the executive search process works.

View this webinar recording to put your executive job search on the fast track by leveraging industry insights and better positioning yourself for upcoming opportunities.  

BlueSteps, the executive career management service of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), released today its annual Executive Career Outlook Report. To glean insights for the report, BlueSteps surveyed over 800 senior-level management professionals globally on what trends they are seeing in the executive job market. What BlueSteps found was worldwide, executives are more optimistic about the state of the global executive job market compared to previous years due to economic indicators and recent fiscal policies.

For managers across the spectrum, the Millennial generation work force is growing in numbers. Forbes suggests that 80% of hiring managers have a view their Millennial employees have narcissistic tendencies, but that this may stem from different generations not understanding each other and their thought place of what a workplace should be. Traditional team based management structures are under threat by an evolution in work environments.

As changes are occurring in the political and economic environment both globally and within Mexico, business in the country is embracing this change and is flourishing. Most multinational and multilatina organizations now have offices in Mexico and the country has its own thriving startup scene in the Jalisco State and Guadalajara. Financially, Mexico is also having a high-performing 2017 and, as of publication, the peso is the strongest performing global currency against the dollar for the year.