Global job market trends and global trends on the way people or organizations are operating in the workplace.

We're proud to announce the release of our newest report, The BlueSteps 2019 Executive Career Outlook, currently available to BlueSteps members. The report features insights from over 1,400 senior management professionals globally to help you grow your career. 

Conducted quarterly, the Duke CFO Global Business Outlook report surveyed more than 500 global CFOs about their predictions surrounding economic growth and global business conditions.

Responses presented a rise of pessimism about the US economy with 55% of CFOs indicating they are less optimistic compared to 40% last quarter. 12% of respondents said they were more optimistic.

In this issue of Executive Talent, AESC looks at how the executive search profession has expanded and evolved around the world. AESC members in Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific share how they are helping clients in their markets solve their biggest organization challenges to date. AESC also delves into issues on how the workplace is evolving, the business landscape in India, AI and more.

AESC’s Global Executive Talent Outlook 2019 outlines business intelligence for C-Suite leaders related to talent trends and new opportunities in the market. AESC Member consultants share input on top organizational challenges and opportunities business leaders are facing and forecast industry, functional and geographic market trends. AESC Members work as executive talent advisors to the world’s most successful businesses and have a unique vantage point on key executive talent trends. Discover information straight from recruiters on:

Global business leaders understand the need to transform their organizations, leverage emerging technologies, and identify new opportunities in the marketplace. However, a common barrier is a lack of leaders who can establish the right culture for innovation and transformation. AESC's Leading Transformation report highlights what business leaders need to know to attract, develop and become executives who can foster innovative cultures and digitally transform enterprises.  

For AESC members, the commitment to confidentiality and respect for an individual’s private information are core values. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has sweeping effects for how organizations conduct business. In Issue Eleven of Executive Talent, AESC looks at GDPR's impact and how leaders should respond to other radical changes. 

 “Where giggers were once responding to market conditions, they are now creating the conditions, disrupting the traditional workforce as we know it.” Korn Ferry Institute

With a name appropriated from performance culture where musicians play a limited engagement, or a “gig,” the gig economy describes the expanding labor market comprised of contract workers, freelancers, crowdsourced workers, and others who are hired for limited engagements, as well as platform-based systems—think ride sharing, delivery, and property rentals. Independent work is growing with the internet, and expanding from developed to developing economies as more of the world becomes digitally connected.

To thrive today, organizations must be nimble, innovative and disruptive. What disruptive technologies are impacting global business? How can legacy businesses transform into competitive digital players? Explore Issue 13 Executive Talent. 

This is an excerpt of "Technologies on the C-Suite Horizon," from AESC Executive Talent Magazine

Digital tools and disruptive technologies from artificial intelligence and machine learning to 3D printing, 5G, IoT, Robotic Process Automation, virtual and augmented reality are transforming communication, banking, HR, manufacturing, finance, medicine, agriculture and more. What are some of the latest tools and technologies? How will organizations harness cutting-edge developments for competitive advantage? And what are the qualities of the leader who cannot only guide organizations through this disruption, but also the disruptions no one has imagined, yet?