BlueSteps Partners with 85 Broads, Offering Female Executives Enhanced Access to Executive Search

BlueSteps, the executive career management service of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), announces a new partnership with 85 Broads, a global women’s network whose mission is to generate exceptional professional and social value for its members. BlueSteps will offer members of 85 Broads career management tools and services developed uniquely for executives, connecting them with AESC member search firms globally. This partnership is reflective of the AESC and BlueSteps’ support for gender diversity in recruitment, and their focus on assisting female executives in their pursuit of key board and leadership roles.
85 Broads“We are very excited to work with 85 Broads as they represent the most highly driven and accomplished professional women. Having 85 Broads as part of the BlueSteps network will add value for the AESC search firms in identifying top talent for executive level and board placements. We believe in 85 Broads’ mission to change the game for women in global leadership, and are confident our best-in-class career management services through BlueSteps can help executive women achieve their career goals,” commented Glenda K. Brown, Managing Director, AESC and BlueSteps.
“Through our partnership with BlueSteps, successful, high-achieving women in our global network will have the opportunity to dramatically increase their eligibility to join great corporate boards.  Our objective is to see ‘board ready’ women land exciting new board assignments and to help groom more prospective board members through our partnership with BlueSteps," commented Janet Hanson, Founder & CEO of 85 Broads.
All members of 85 Broads will receive upgraded and discounted memberships to BlueSteps, including complimentary attendance to a BlueSteps webinar Claiming Your Seat on the Board: Opportunities for Female Executives taking place on November 29th. This webinar will feature a panel of distinguished female executives, search consultants, and career experts, providing valuable insight on the skills and experiences key to being recruited for top management roles and board seats. Additionally, BlueSteps is awarding five hundred complimentary memberships to the most experienced members of 85 Broads, an investment in connecting AESC member firms with the world’s top talent.

For more information about the partnership, contact jhardwick@aesc.org.
About 85Broads
85 Broads is a global women's network whose mission is to generate exceptional professional and social value for its members through regional network events and online at 85Broads.com. Members invest their time, their intellect, and their financial capital in each other, across multiple generations, which is what makes 85 Broads so unique. The women in 85 Broads are entrepreneurs, investment bankers, consultants, film makers, lawyers, educators, athletes, venture capitalists, portfolio managers, political leaders, philanthropists, doctors, engineers, artists, scientists, FT parents, and students.

About BlueSteps
BlueSteps is the executive career management service of the global Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). BlueSteps puts executives’ profiles at the fingertips of 8,000 AESC member executive search professionals who use BlueSteps as a source for candidates for their executive and board search mandates. BlueSteps also offers a suite of career management tools and services exclusively for top executives. For more information, please visit www.bluesteps.com.
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This article was written by Joe Chappell, Managing Director, Global Marketing at the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

About the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants

Since 1959, the AESC has set the standard for quality and ethics in executive search and leadership consulting worldwide. Because AESC members must commit and adhere to the AESC's industry and government recognized Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines, clients can be assured that AESC members are able to serve as trusted advisors for their most important engagements. As the voice for executive search and leadership consulting worldwide, today the AESC is comprised of more than 350 member firms, representing 8,000 executive search professionals in 75 countries. To learn more about the AESC and its membership, visit www.aesc.org.


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