Executive Search in Canada


Executive Search and BlueSteps Canada

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants, the official body for the retained executive search industry, with over 300 search firms in 74 countries worldwide, has an extremely strong presence in Canada. Currently there are 27 member search firms and over 240 executive search consultants currently hiring for executive jobs in Canada. Executive search firms in Canada are spread across the entire country, with executive recruiters in Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Oakville, Halifax and London.

Many of the top executive search firms in Canada are part of international groups or global firms, and contribute to AESC’s network of 300 firms in 74 countries worldwide. Joining BlueSteps Canada and uploading your resume is the most efficient way of achieving national and international exposure to executive search firms worldwide. There are currently 8,000 executive search professionals (also known as headhunters or executive recruiters) who have access to the BlueSteps database to source executives for senior level executive opportunities.

Executive Opportunities and the Worldwide Talent Shortage

As we emerge from the economic downturn, the recruitment of industry leaders will increasingly become a strategic priority for organisations in Canada, and access to global management talent will continue to be the decider for market success.

BlueSteps Canada offers benefits to both the senior executive community and AESC executive recruiters. Executives who join BlueSteps gain access to the hidden world of retained executive search via a searchable database of executive search consultants and a career profile in the BlueSteps database, visible to 8,000 executive recruiters. For AESC executive search consultants, BlueSteps provides a continually growing pool of over 60,000 senior executive members - used to quickly locate candidates for senior executive positions.

Only AESC executive recruiters who abide by the AESC professional practice guidelines are able to access this exclusively high-level database, offering AESC member search firms a source of senior executive talent unavailable to other executive recruiters. The AESC guidelines guarantee that executives personal and career information in BlueSteps will always be handled confidentially and professionally.

If you are a senior executive with 7-10+ years in management and looking to increase your exposure to executive search consultants in Canada and worldwide, learn more about our membership benefits and services, or become a member now to add your executive resume to our distinguished database of senior executives.


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