The Brazilian Association of Human Resources (ABRH) Interviews Peter Felix, President of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), to discover the realities and challenges of the Human Resources function and executive recruiting in 2010.

ABRH - Many companies have frozen hiring because of the economic crisis. What was the real impact of the crisis in executive search business around the world? What are the expectations for 2010?

Profit and Loss (P & L) responsibility is one of the most important responsibilities of any executive position. Having P & L responsibility involves monitoring the net income after expenses for a department or entire organization, with direct influence on how company resources are allocated. Those with P & L responsibility often give final approval for new projects and are required to find ways to cut budget expenditure and ensure every program is generating a positive ROI.


Rediscovering Your Career Passionby Ford R. Myers, Career Potential, LLC

Do you ever feel like you’ve lost touch with the enthusiasm and passion you once felt about your career?

Remember when you were just starting-out at your first job, or you were a recent graduate? You probably thought that any job would be available to you; that every employer would want to hire you. You were excited about your prospects and believed that you had something wonderful to share.

2010 BlueSteps Mid-Year Executive Outlook Report

60% of Senior Executives Ready to Make Career Moves

BlueSteps.com executive outlook survey shows a majority of senior executives now more willing to consider new opportunities

Louise Kursmark, Principal of Best Impression Career Services, recently delivered an Executive Seminar designed exclusively for our BlueSteps members on the topic of how to ‘Unlock the Secrets of Networking Success’.

This informative session outlined a few key pieces of advice to bear in mind whilst networking to find your next executive job:
The landscape for executive search in the Financial Services sector is markedly changed as we emerge from the global recession. Asset & Wealth Management, Consumer & Commercial Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Investment Banking, Capital Markets and Alternative Investments each face their own business challenges and opportunities, which in turn will impact executive search and job creation in the sector. Read on to learn about the key changes in the financial services sector and how this affects your executive career.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

The following article was taken from the AESC's Candidates Bill of Rights - a document created to inform senior executives of how they should work with executive search consultants (also known as executive recruiters or headhunters). Read below to learn how to put your best foot forward and achieve the most out of each engagement with search consultants.

Executive Search Consultants

Following The Past, Present and Future of Executive Search blog post by AESC executive search consultant, Albert Hiribarrondo, here is an industry outlook by Peter Felix.

Former President of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) Peter M. Felix discusses the future of Senior Executive Recruitment

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