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The AESC and BlueSteps recently had the opportunity to speak with a group of AESC member executive search consultants who specialize in placing executives in the financial services sector. During the interviews, each consultant provided enlightening information about numerous issues in the sector including the impact of digital transformation.
 

With 20 million people unemployed globally in 2013 and joblessness expected to reach 215 million around the world by 2018, it may be time think outside the borders of your own country for your next executive job search. According to the International Labour Organization, 40 million new jobs will be created through 2018, yet 42.6 million workers are expected to enter the market during that same period. With competition for jobs rising, how do you maximize your career potential?
 

When was the last time you edited and updated your executive resume? Carefully reworking your resume can be a daunting task that many are guilty of pushing to the bottom of their executive career to-do list. It’s difficult to know what to include, where to start, or how your writing will be perceived by executive recruiters and future employers alike.
 
As your most influential self-marketing document, here is a checklist of factors to consider when reworking your resume:

Showcasing your Unique Selling Point: What skills do you have that will make you stand out from the numerous other executives applying for the same roles?

BlueSteps recently hosted the #ExecCareer Chat: Executive Search in the Asia Pacific Region, featuring William Farrell, from Boyden Executive Search, and Patrick Rooney, from The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
 
Some of the questions asked included:

Are you ready to become a CEO? What do executive recruiters look for in CEO candidate searches?
 

As an executive, you use every available tool to ensure success for the companies and teams you lead and direct. Certainly your own career advancement should embrace every possible resource and strategy to guarantee an efficient and effective executive job search campaign.
 
Here are five “Must-Have” documents for your career development arsenal:
 
1. Executive Resume. No surprise here, but beware! Resumes have changed radically in the past few years. Make sure your resume meets today’s modern standards.

BlueSteps recently hosted the #ExecCareer Chat: Executive Search in Brazil, featuring Mateus Rabelo, from Dasein Executive Search.
 
Some of the questions asked included:

BlueSteps recently hosted the #ExecCareer How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile TweetChat, featuring Jane Anderson, International BlueSteps Executive Career Coach.
 
Some of the questions asked included: