Candidates : AESC Code of Ethics

Professionalism
AESC members will conduct their activities in a manner that reflects favorably on the profession.

Integrity
AESC members will conduct their business activities with integrity and avoid conduct that is deceptive or misleading.

Competence
AESC members will perform all search consulting assignments competently, and with an appropriate degree of knowledge, thoroughness and urgency.

Objectivity
AESC members will exercise objective and impartial judgment in each search consulting assignment, giving due consideration to all relevant facts.

Accuracy
AESC members will strive to be accurate in all communications with clients and candidates and encourage them to exchange relevant and accurate information.

Conflicts of Interest
AESC members will avoid, or resolve through disclosure and waiver, conflicts of interest.

Confidentiality
AESC members will respect confidential information entrusted to them by clients and candidates.

Loyalty
AESC members will serve their clients loyally and protect client interests when performing assignments.

Equal Opportunity
AESC members will support equal opportunity in employment and objectively evaluate all qualified candidates.

Public Interest
AESC members will conduct their activities with respect for the public interest.