SIC 7361 | NAICS 561312
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:
Biweekly trade newsletter features news and information for executive recruiters, with content categories including industry news, new and completed assignments, press releases, and research and reports from member firms. All articles are available free online, with free e-mail subscription available upon request.
State of the Industry Report
Quarterly survey provides quarterly and annual trend data for the executive recruiting industry, with measures covered including average net revenues, average revenue per consultant, average fee per assignment, and number of assignments started by industry and region. Survey results are available to members only.
Member Outlook Report
Semi-annual survey summarizes participating members' expectations for the year ahead on a global and regional basis, with topics covered including industry outlook, sectors expected to see the most growth, current sector strength, and revenue and fee projections. Survey results are available to members only.
Executive Search in Transition
Strategic study provides a detailed look at the forces affecting the executive recruiting profession today and those that are likely to affect it in the future, with topics covered including history and development of the profession, nature and structure of recruiting firms, conduct of assignments, client relationships, leadership consulting services, client comments, and current and future challenges. Study is available free online.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.