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Executive Search Information Exchange

Since 1996, ESIX has been the preeminent information source for Corporate Executive Recruiting Leaders worldwide.  Driven by a network of executive recruiting leaders whose companies span industries and geographies, our comprehensive suite of benefits is tailored to elevate your executive recruiting team. Our goal is to equip you with the latest, most effective executive recruiting methodologies and tools for optimal performance.

“ESIX has been a consistently valuable resource for setting strategy, benchmarking, training, and staying on top of the latest developments in search. It’s created a unique community where members collectively support each other as we navigate the complexities and high-pressure environment of Executive Recruiting.”

- Dave, Director Executive Search, Technology Industry

The Benefits of ESIX Membership


Community Connection

Join monthly online meetings and in-room meetings in seven major U.S. cities, London and Singapore. Learn from and share experiences with other top practitioners, enabling you to develop your teams and uplevel your work. Executive recruiting leaders are also invited to participate in frequent leaders-only discussions.

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Mentorship Programs

Members of ESIX executive recruiting teams are invited to participate in a variety of mentorship and collaboration programs, including our Recruiter Peer Mentorship Program, Peer Connect, and Research Roundtable.

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Market Benchmarking

Receive an annual report covering a broad set of metrics for comparing and evaluating your organization’s executive recruiting performance and practices including team size, structure and scope; compensation of Executive Recruiting leaders and teams; performance metrics; hiring volumes; technology usage and satisfaction; and more!

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Access to Guest Speakers

Invite your team to join you for member-only discussions with experts from industry, academia, and member-recommended solution providers to help you stay on the cutting edge of recruiting practices and trends to gain competitive advantage.

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Executive Recruiting Training with IX Academy

Access recruiter training through IX Academy. All content is developed by our IX Communities experts with over 25 years of talent acquisition experience. The resources provide a mix of strategic, practical, and proven recruiting methods.

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ExecSmart Database

Utilize ExecSmart, our proprietary global database of search consultants. Information about search consultants is based on over 25 years of research and includes input from hundreds of corporate users. Plus, utilize guidelines for engaging leadership search agencies and consultants.

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Executive Recruiting Books

Acquire comprehensive guidebooks that offer practical solutions for talent leaders who want to uplevel their teams through effective recruiting practices. These standalone resources also serve as the companion guides to our IX Academy training classes.