The results from Execunet’s most recent Executive Employee Report indicate that executive hiring is trending upward.
“According to the report, the Recruiter Confidence Index (RCI) increased in October for the second consecutive month, once again bucking August’s report in which the RCI fell as a result of the mortgage industry’s sub-prime lending crisis. An overwhelming majority (81 percent) of executive recruiters are expecting an increase in assigments over the next three months.”
If you haven’t seen it, the full article appears in Manage Smarter.
While on the surface this looks like great news for executive job seekers, if you read my article following the Kennedy Recruiting Conference from last week then you know that this is much better news for passive, top–talent than it is for unemployed executives.
If you are unemployed and looking, you must understand your marketability and clearly articulate your value … and get out of the job boards … in order to compete with the coveted passive candidates.
For senior–level executives, resume saturation in the public job boards can be career suicide.