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Executive Job Outlook

A research of Fesa, retained executive search consultant company, mapped the profile of the CEOs recently placed in pharmaceutical companies.
A recent survey made by Fesa, a retained executive search firm, mapped the profile of recently placed CEOs in the pharmaceutical industry. Approximately 22% of these executives have bachelors degrees in Pharmacy, coming in shortly after those with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (25%). Combining the executives with Pharmacy, Medicine and Biomedicine, bachelor’s degrees that number reaches 50% of CEOs positioned by consulting.
Download this complimentary podcast to hear a panel of distinguished executive search consultants as they provide crucial insight into the executive job market, including which industries and regions are growing and how candidates can get on the radar screen of retained executive search consultants.
Panelists include:
George Madden, Partner – Pinton Forrest & Madden
Russia is poised for an economic renaissance that will reshape its role in global commerce. This report explores how this will come about through the growing capabilities and influence of Russia’s executive population.

Our understanding of Russia is too often flawed by the corporate scandals and failures of the past, reinforced by a Russian tendency to churn over negative experiences. Strident media headlines have obscured the reality of a country that has changed enormously over the last few years.

What brought this about?

Global Executive Search Begins to See Improvement
Latest AESC figures show an end to the decline of the past three quarters
"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away." Ronald Reagan
The AESC conducted a mid-year Outlook Report which conveyed the results that executives in India were optimistic as a whole about the Search Industry. However, Search Professionals in India have suggested that whilst the situation in India currently looks bleak, the difficulty for the Search profession may not improve unless the Indian Government implements drastic changes, and implements these changes quickly.

BlueSteps speaks with Sanjiv Desai, a Senior Partner from TRANSEARCH India, who describes how he uses BlueSteps to find great candidates!

BlueSteps: What is the typical process when conducting a search in terms of how you source your candidates?

Sanjiv Desai:  We create target lists of organizations and then try and find people who are, or were, in those organizations. We also use or network of contacts in the sector to source additional candidates. Some of these sources have been developed by actively connecting with potential candidates through BlueSteps.

BlueSteps: What databases and resources do you use?

Most Healthcare Organizations Have No Succession Plan in Place,
According to Witt/Kieffer Survey

Most Healthcare Organizations Have No Succession Plan in Place,
According to Witt/Kieffer Survey