What Is BlueSteps?

Our mission is to help busy executives manage their careers, track their goals and stay visible to the right recruiters.

As the executive career service of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), BlueSteps is a discreet career-long resource that helps prepare you for your next executive opportunity with informative resources and connects you to top executive search firms around the world. Only leading executive recruiters at AESC member search firms have access to your BlueSteps career profile, so your career information and BlueSteps membership is entirely confidential.

Become a Member

BlueSteps is a service for executives worldwide, from all industries and functions, starting at Director-level through C-suite.

$250k USD
Average Salary

Countries Represented

Executive Members

In the last 90 days, the BlueSteps database has seen:

Database searches by executive recruiters

Executive profile views

What is Executive Search?

Executive search consulting is a specialized form of management consulting, which frequently provides significant benefits beyond search including assessing an organization and its culture, integrating a new leader for optimum success and advising executive leadership and boards.

Is Executive Search Relevant to Me?

✓ Do you earn a minimum salary of $150k USD or regional equivalent?
(Average BlueSteps member salary is $250k USD)

✓ Do you hold an executive-level position?
(Director-level through C-suite. Example: CEO, CFO, COO, CMO, CTO, VP, Managing Director, Director)

If you answered yes to the above, then connecting with executive search firms is a critical component to your long-term career success.

About AESC

Since 1959, 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 Professional Practice and Standards of Excellence, client organizations worldwide can be assured that AESC members are able to serve as trusted advisors for their most important engagements.

The unique connection between BlueSteps and AESC helps you gain visibility to over 9,000 executive search professionals in more than 75 countries who are members of AESC. AESC members use the BlueSteps database as an additional resource in their candidate and source identification process.

AESC Code of Professional Practice

Members of AESC are committed to the highest professional practices, acting in the best interests of their clients, candidates, the community-at-large, and our profession. Learn more about the AESC member Code of Professional Practice. Click here to view the AESC's Candidate Bill of Rights.

Our Team

We’re a global team, with offices located in New York City, Brussels and Hong Kong, so we’re always ready to assist you through all stages of your executive career. Learn more about the team.