Boyden Executive Outlook Finds Hiring Up in
Most Global Markets
– Top Global Executive Search Firm Reports Cautious Return of Consumer Confidence and Growth in
Energy/Mining and Technology Boosts Talent Acquisition –
June 04, 2010 05:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Following the deep downturn, most aspects of executive hiring are
now pointed upward, albeit with a sharper focus on maintaining optimal productivity, according to the quarterly
Boyden Executive Outlook, released today by Boyden Global Executive Search.
Chief Executive Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Sustainability Officers and Human Resources Executives
top lists of demand across regions and sectors. The ramping up of sustainability divisions and the need to shift HR
priorities to growth tracks have resulted in need for additional management.
“Nearly every aspect of executive search has returned to full power, with particular strengths in developing markets
including China and Latin America, and extending to Australia,” said Chris Clarke, President and CEO of Boyden
World Corporation. “Due to rigorous mandates of greater productivity, the one aspect that has changed compared
to practices prior to the recession is that while company growth clips at 10 percent expansion, executive hiring often
trails at five percent growth.”
"Overall confidence has increased in the consumer sector, particularly in the durables segment where consumer
buying behaviors remain focused on maximum value products and services. That confidence is translating into hiring
decisions,” said Trina Gordon, Chair of Boyden World Corporation and Managing Director of Boyden Chicago.
"The imperative for leadership in the C-suite is on the rebound and we are seeing increased demand for
transformational leaders with P&L responsibility as well as in the functional areas of marketing/new product
development, finance and supply chain management.”
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