Suffering of financial services headhunters may be abating

eFC logo

Global figures from the Association of Executive Search Consultants show that financial services headhunters continued to suffer in Q1, but that their pain worsened at a slower rate.

Over the past year, financial services executive searches have fallen by a massive 41%. The pace of the reduction was (predictably) most dramatic in the fourth quarter of 2008, when the number of searches declined 22%.

In the first quarter of 2009, the quantity of financial services searches fell by a more moderate 13%. Instead, it was charity headhunters who suffered the greatest decline. Professional services headhunters actually became more busy.

Number of executive searches started by sector

Source: Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC)

Popular job sectors

Loading...

Search jobs

Search articles

Close
Loading...
Loading...