The Profession

BlueSteps for Candidates

As part of AESC’s commitment to Candidate Care, we created BlueSteps, a trusted career service for global executives. Our BlueSteps platform helps busy executives manage their careers, track their goals and stay visible to the right recruiters for life-long success.

Starting at Director-level through C-suite, BlueSteps Members represent all industries and functions worldwide.



BlueSteps provides executives with best-in-class career management solutions to assist them in planning their career, tracking their goals, and increasing their visibility to AESC member executive search firms in 70+ countries. Their services include:

  • A confidential career profile to be included in our BlueSteps candidate database. The database of over 100,000 executive-level candidates is available exclusively to AESC members.

  • An opportunities board, featuring hundreds of executive and board level opportunities, many of which are being filled by AESC members.

  • Webinars, podcasts, and blog articles on various career management topics paneled by AESC members

  • Information on how to become an effective source for executive search and leadership consultants and the best ways to build career long relationships with AESC members 

  • Access to a best-in-class team of executive-level career advisors for assistance in improving career documents, interview coaching, board preparation, and more

Additionally, BlueSteps partners with exclusive organizations including many of the world’s top business schools. Our Global Business School Alliance Program serves as a valuable resource to Executive MBA students and alumni by helping them integrate executive search into their career management strategy. BlueSteps also partners with organizations focused on executive careers, including groups and associations within industry verticals and Board readiness and diversity groups. BlueSteps can also offer resources to corporations for outplaced executives.


Candidates: Learn about BlueSteps

AESC Members: Leverage BlueSteps