The 2009 ExecuNet Executive Job Market Intelligence Report is out! Understanding what is happening with these C-Level folks (CEO, CFO, COO, CMO, CIO, etc) offers wisdom for us all.
This summary is in its 18th year and provides an overview of what executives have seen in the past year and offers a glimpse of things to come.
This year has been particularly challenging for everyone. The first part of 2010 isn’t looking much better. With that said, there are some positives emerging from this economic recession.
Executives have learned to be more resilient
The summary states the tenure of executives is shortening and that many executives are learning to transfer their backgrounds to new industries. The summary also states that executive should be open to relocation which would increase their options.
Executives understand the data
When considering an industry change, understanding where the growth opportunities are is vital! So is understanding the reality of finding the next job.
Executives are looking for satisfying jobs
Executives are building life-long connections
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.