BlueSteps Career Update - May 2011


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BlueSteps 2011 Executive Mobility Report  

The BlueSteps 2011 Executive Mobility Report shows that 73% of employed senior executives are actively seeking new job opportunities this year, but the majority expects it to be a lateral move. Read on for full press release and key regional trends.


Steady Start for Senior Executive Recruiting - Q1 2011 Search Industry Statistics

Following a 29 per cent come back for senior executive recruiting in 2010 against the lows of 2009, the Association of Executive Search Consultants’ (AESC) first quarter 2011 report on the retained executive search industry showed signs of steady growth and reason for confidence in the year ahead.


Consult Your Way to an Executive Job  

Engaging in consulting assignments often features in the careers of senior executives and can result in working relationships that develop into fulltime positions. But is consulting right for you?


Executive Campus: Career Transition at 50+

No matter whether your age is 50, 60, 70, or older, you never want to be seen as someone who is coasting towards the end of a career. Join this executive webinar on Wednesday May 18th at 12pm US EST to learn how to remove roadblocks from your search and help you feel more confident about your chances in today’s competitive job market. 

Best LinkedIn Comment: 'Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate?'

"An overqualified person with people skills/Emotional Intelligence is an excellent combination. Such a candidate will definitely take the Organization to the next level." - Samana (Ms) Rizvi, Marketing Executive

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The Ultimate Executive Career Guide: Connecting with Executive Search

As a senior-level executive, you can use this guide to:
- Learn about executive search and how it differs from other forms of recruiting
- Discover the best ways to connect with executive search professionals
- Understand how the search process works
- Implement strategies that will help you become visible to the search community
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