Philippine Executive Search Industry Trends

In 2016, the first ever survey on Executive Search in the Philippines was conducted to determine: Areas whereby Clients & Executives are satisfied and disappointed. How PAESPI can address those areas of dissatisfaction. How PAESPI can continue to raise the standard of service of its member-firms. This follow-up survey of 2018 is aimed at monitoring...

Standing up for ethics and integrity

By: Francis Anthony T. Valentin September 27, 2017 BusinessWorld Online Features BusinessWorld link: http://bworldonline.com/standing-ethics-integrity/ On the surface, the rise in the number of executive search and recruitment firms over the years, which is estimated to be more than 70, is something that companies and high-caliber executives that rely on their services should be happy about....

2016 Executive Search Industry Survey

2016 Survey Results on Executive Search in the Philippines Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 16, 2016 For the complete survey results, please read this http://www.paespi.org/articles/paespi-survey-state-philippines. There has been a rapid rise in the number of executive search and recruitment firms over the past five years. Because of the low barriers to entry, these firms have risen to...

Shortcuts in Executive Search are Costly

By: Cesar Ginete March 2015 Amcham Philippines Let me tell you a story. Company A suddenly had a requirement for a Finance Director when the jobholder moved to competitor. Since no one inside was prepared to move up, the only recourse was to hire externally. The Head of HR farmed out the requirement to three...

To be Ethical… Liberating!

By: Patty Gallardo April 2015 AmCham Philippines The PAESPI – Philippine Association of Executive Search Professionals Inc. – is now on its 4th year of interesting existence since its September 2010 SEC- registration. For 2015, PAEPSI Member Firms are certainly going to be as active in driving plans to more strongly promote advocacy on Code...

Headhunting: FAQs

Dionisio R. Gil, Jr. Background: The headhunting or executive search industry has experienced exponential growth over the past 10 years, driven mostly by the growth of BPOs and Call Centers. There are now 70+ search firms of which no more than 20% are SEC-registered. Be aware that the rest are fly-by-night outfits and cannot be...

Searching for the right Executive Search Firm

By: Babes T. Guevara April 2014 American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AMCHAM) When the entry to a new business is quick and easy and the exit forebodes the same, expect a lot of others to jump into the fray, be on the prowl by grabbing as many customers and employees from flourishing competitors...

BEWARE: Most Common Malpractices in Executive Search

By: Patty Gallardo January 2014 American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AMCHAM) I have been active in Executive Search Practice close to three decades. I am very glad to say the industry has grown so much which has benefited Client Firms as well as Executive Candidates through the years. In the Philippines, I am...

CEO Guide: Making the most of executive search services ethically

Dionisio R. Gil Mapping the Future September 9, 2013 Executive Search or headhunting is often described as “searching and matching” executive talents with requirements of Client firms. In the Philippines, it is typically associated not only with senior executive positions but down to mid-level positions as well. It is a relatively young industry & the...