Executive Recruiter Confidence Up, Signaling Good News For The Rest Of Us

Executive recruiters’ confidence in their market was positive for the fifth straight month in March, signaling a recovery is perhaps on the way.

ExecuNet’s March poll of 184 executive recruiters found 52 percent are “confident” or “very confident” the executive employment market will improve during the next six months. This is down from a big spike in January but better than the negative numbers during the heart of the recession.

Companies that hire new leaders may end up hiring more “small fry,” as outside talent like to shake things up when they move from place to place.