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AESC European Council Meeting - Stockholm, 2 June 2015
June 2, 2015
Time: 1:15pm — 4:15pm
Location: Grant Thornton
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AESC Nordics Symposium
June 2, 2015
Time: 9:30am — 1:15pm
Location: Grant Thornton
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AESC DACH Heads of Office Meeting 2015 - Frankfurt
June 3, 2015
Time: 12:30PM — 3:30PM
Location: Korn Ferry - Frankfurt
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AESC UK Heads of Office Meeting - London, 4 June 2015
June 4, 2015
Time: 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Location: Spencer Stuart - London
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AESC Americas Regional Meeting
June 8 — 9, 2015
Location: Toronto, Canada
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AESC-Cornell University Advanced Program in Executive Search Consulting: Q&A Webinar
June 11, 2015
Location: Online
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Japan Heads of Office Meeting & Reception
June 24, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Hong Kong Heads of Office Meeting and Guest Speaker
July 6, 2015
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Indonesia Member Meeting
July 22, 2015
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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ASEAN Regional Meeting and Guest Speaker
July 23, 2015
Location: Singapore, Singapore
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AESC Forum: Surfing the Technology Wave
July 27, 2015
Time: 1:30pm — 6:00pm
Location: Sydney, Australia
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2015 AESC Boutique and Independent Firm Forum
September 24, 2015
Location: The Penn Club of New York
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Americas Regional Breakfast Meeting
October 20 — 21, 2015
Location: Dallas, TX
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Middle East Committee Meeting & Guest Speaker
November 1, 2015
Location: Dubai, UAE
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Asia Pacific and Middle East Council Meeting
November 2, 2015
Location: Mumbai, India
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India Mini Conference
November 2, 2015
Location: Mumbai, India
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AESC Jahreskonferenz 2015
December 1, 2015
Time: 4:00pm — 10:30pm
Location: Villa Rothschild Kempinski Koenigstein Frankfurt
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AESC-Cornell University Advanced Certificate in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting
January 10, 2016
Location: Online
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AESC Publications

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  • President's Letters - a monthly letter to Search Consultants from AESC President Peter Felix regarding top-level issues or trends affecting the executive search industry.
  • Researchers' Forum - a monthly newsletters for Researchers and Associates featuring a peer Q&A section, a Researcher of the Month, tips from industry experts and news about upcoming events.
  • SearchWire - SearchWire is both a dynamic newsfeed updated daily on the AESC website, and a bi-weekly email newsletter which pulls together the top stories of interest to search professionals, employers, senior executives and the press. AESC members are encouraged to submit their announcements for inclusion in SearchWire.

Research & Reports

  • Executive Search In Transition - a strategic study of the executive search profession by the Association of Executive Search Consultants.

  • State of the Industry Quarterly Statistics Reports - quarterly reports of search industry trends including information on the number of searches started and a breakdown by geography and industry. The quarterly State of the Industry Reports are available exclusively to AESC members.

  • Annual Member Outlook Reports - semi-annual reports showing the 6-month forecast of AESC member search consultants around the world.

  • BlueSteps Executive Mobility Reports - bi-annual surveys of senior executives around the world on the topic of mobility and the factors that go into an executive's decision to change careers.

  • Industry Reports - each year the AESC will survey members working in a particular industry sector to get an in-depth look at trends within that sector.

  • Equity and Compensation Structures Reports - anonymous surveys of equity structures and compensation at AESC member firms. Survey reports are available exclusively to AESC members.

  • Human Resources and Talent Management Reports - The AESC frequently surveys HR and Line Managers around the world on their experiences with senior executive recruitment and their use of retained executive search.

  • Work / Life Balance Reports - Bi-annual surveys of senior executives around the world to gain feedback on the importance and development of work-life balance issues.

  • AESC White Papers - Detailed reports on executive search topics and regions, exclusively for AESC Members. Emerging Markets White Papers are also publicly available for download.


    Executive Search At 50 - A history of retained executive search consulting presented in 2009 by the AESC in celebration of its 50th anniversary.