Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Executive Search Recruiters industry has grown at a relatively strong rate following the economic downturn in 2008-09 and 2009-10 caused by the global financial crisis. The industry rebounded after Australian businesses focused on restructuring and cost minimising to remain profitable in the post-financial crisis landscape. Businesses have increasingly outsourced recruitment to find the best employees, and executive recruitment has been no exception. However, this segment makes up a significantly smaller proportion of total company hiring activity, with the financial success of large publicly listed firms also driving industry demand and growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry mainly provides executive search services for client businesses. It also provides search and recruitment services for company boards, and other executive recruitment and consulting services.
Executive search services
The primary service offered by the industry is executive searches. This involves headhunting suitable candidates working for competitors or related businesses. Corporate clients use executive search and recruitment services to find the most suitable candidate to fill a particular role. These services, generally offered on a fee basis, are typically for senior-level jobs, for which there is a limited pool of appropriate, high-level candidates that can be targeted... purchase to read more