70 results for author: Ann Zaslow-Rethaber


How Should I Approach My Job Search After Relocating?

I am relocating and need a new job! How should I approach my job search in a new market? Honestly, there is no difference in looking for a new job in a new city or your home town. You should still follow all the basic steps. Invest the time and energy ...
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What are the Best Tips for Negotiating an Offer?

My biggest concern as I enter a job search is my ability to negotiate any offer that comes my way. That's just not something I think I am very good at. What are the best tips for negotiating an offer when the time comes? I am a big believer in letting them ...
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4 Bias-Free Conflict Resolution Strategies

Whenever a group of people gathers to work towards a common goal, conflict is inevitable. Each employee is unique, and it’s this uniqueness that gives voice to differing opinions and ideas. Unfortunately, there’s no one or consistently “right” way ...
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How Do I Market My Transferable Skills?

How do I evaluate stretch assignments to expand my skill set and what is the best way to market my transferable skills? Smart people make career moves primarily based on where it will position them 1, 3 and 5 years down the line. Over the years we have ...
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How Can I Keep My Non-compete Contract From Holding Me Back?

I have a non-compete that I feel is holding me back. I'd like to explore my options with other companies but my value and interest are with my industry. How have your other clients gotten around non-competes in the past? I am certainly not a business ...
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How Do I Look for a New Job Without My Boss Knowing About It?

I am a Director of Product Development and it doesn't look like I will make the next step here, so I am looking to see what else is out there for me. My concern is I do not want anyone at my company to catch on that I am looking. How do I indicate on my ...
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How Can Former Entrepreneurs Get Back to a More Traditional Career Path?

I've been through a few hiring/recruiter processes, as I continue to run an independent strategic marketing and communications consultancy with an ever-growing client list. Recently, in mid-career, I earned an executive business master's degree so that I ...
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4 SureFire Ways to Attract and Retain SuperStars in Today’s Competitive Job Market

The US is currently enjoying the lowest unemployment rates since the 1950s. To say that talent attraction and retention is currently difficult would be a bit of an understatement. According to a recent Goldman Sachs “10,000 Small Business Summit” ...
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What Should I Be Doing to Nurture My LinkedIn Network?

I recently upgraded to VIP status ExecuNet membership and was quickly captivated by your weekly column in the Saturday newsletter. A quick search revealed older Ask Ann posts on the site and I have now read all of them. This one (How Do I Make My Online ...
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How Should My LinkedIn Profile Differ From My Resume?

How should my LinkedIn profile differ from my resume? I thought I was basically just copying and pasting the resume on the profile but recently heard that is not correct, why not? The primary difference is that with LinkedIn you have a much smaller amount ...
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How Does One Leverage Volunteering Activities to Connect With Recruiters?

How does one best communicate to recruiters their experiences gained through volunteer work? I am heavily involved in community activities and serve on two boards. Obviously, this provides me with great networking opportunities, but I am wondering how to ...
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Does Being With One Company Work Against Me?

I've been with the same company for 22 years. Even though I've held different positions in different divisions, I think having just the one company, even though it's a major one, one my resume is working against my efforts to take my career to the next level ...
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