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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising corporate profit and an increase in the number of businesses will spur industry growth
  • Increased competition from internal departments has also been fueled by technological developments
  • Increased competition from internal company departments is expected to mitigate industry growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Executive Search Recruiters industry assists businesses in their search, recruitment and placement of specific executive and senior management positions. The onset of the recession caused corporate profit to collapse, and demand for these services fell during the past five years. However, due to rising corporate profit, falling unemployment and an increase in the number of businesses in the United States, the industry is expected to grow over the next five years. Nevertheless, the level of competition for industry participants is also expected to rise...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Retained executive search services

    Executive recruitment firms typically focus on filling positions with annual compensation of more than $250,000. Such positions usually comprise senior executive, chief executive (CEO, CFO, CIO) or board-level appointees, as well as mid-tier management (e.g. regional manager) positions for major retail or consumer goods companies. Services are generally offered on a retained fee basis, where executive search recruiters are billed for a recruitment assignment and fees are often based on a proportion of the first year annual compensation of the position. Additional charges are commonly levied upon the successful placement of a candidate. In 2016, retained executive search services for C-level and board candidates are expected to generate 44.1% o..

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    Additional Insights for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
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    Industry Products

    What is the Executive Search Recruiters Industry?

    This industry provides executive search, recruitment and placement services for clients with specific executive and senior management requirements. Industry firms develop a search strategy and position specification based on the culture and needs of the client. Operators research, identify, screen and interview candidates; verify candidate qualifications; and assist in final offer negotiations and assimilation of the selected candidate.

    Industry Products
    C-Level and board retained search
    Other executive search services
    Other executive management services
    Industry Activities
    Listing employment vacancies
    Identifying potential candidates
    Interviewing candidates for executive positions
    Providing placement services for successful candidates
    Negotiating wages and other benefits

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Business sentiment index
  • External competition for the Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry
  • Number of businesses
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Rising business sentiment, corporate expansion and restructuring boost revenue
  • Competition from internal departments
  • Consolidation and industry profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Economic upswing
  • Decelerating growth
  • Competition intensifies
  • Table: Executive Search Recruiters Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Executive Search Recruiters Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Stores
  • IT Consulting
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers

  • Products & Services
  • Other executive search services
  • C-Level and board retained search
  • Other executive management services
  • Chart: Executive Search Recruiters Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Industrial
  • Financial
  • Retail and consumer
  • Technology
  • Healthcare and life sciences
  • Other (nonprofit and institutional)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesDepreciation, rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Executive Search Recruiters

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Korn Ferry
  • Table: Korn Ferry - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Executive Search Recruiters Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate profit (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • BranchOut is an application designed for Facebook that helps professionals network and be recruited.
  • Contingency Recruitment
  • Contingency recruitment refers to firms that are compensated only upon successfully placing a recommended candidate.
  • Linkedin
  • LinkedIn is a social networking website used by professionals to showcase experience and abilities.
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