In stark contrast from historic highs in 2021, the new reality for leadership hiring looks rocky as public and private market conditions worsened in 2022.
The road ahead for leadership hiring looks rocky: leadership hiring decreased for a second consecutive quarter in Q3 2022 as public and private market conditions worsened.
Newly opened executive positions have been decreasing since March 2022, according to our data. This slump has followed macroeconomic trends from public and private markets.
The talent market has been ghost pepper hot ever since Covid hit in Q2 2022 — peaking in 2021 with nearly 3X the number of leadership searches compared to Q2
Given uncertainty in the current market, we'll walk you through the impact of broad market trends and the impact on VCs and PE, along with data findings from our mid-year exec search report.
Last month, we sent out a mid-ear pulse survey to gather real feedback from VC & PE talent partners, in-house recruiters, as well as search firm recruiters to gather collective fee