A large survey done by Execunet shows that in 2010 executive recruiting companies like AGI are finding their candidates:
- 44% Networking
- 21% in their database
- 14% using online research (LinkedIn, forums, company websites, etc.)
- 9% from online job postings (Company website, Monster, CareerBuilder, etc.)
- 9% searching resume databases (Monster, CareerBuilder, etc.)
- 3% advertising
So if you want to find an executive job, you had better focus on more than just the ads you see.