113 results for author: Mark Anderson


Trusted Advice on the Mindset of a Job Search

Ryan is a Sales and Marketing VP living in Ohio. In his mid-50s, married with two kids, a boy and a girl, a dog named Max, a mortgage, two cars – sounds pretty common, right? Thirteen months ago, Ryan was laid off by his employer of 12 years. Unfort...
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Trusted Advice From a Recruiter, a Professor, and an Author

It's been wonderful to see so many of you in class with me already this fall! You are wise to tap into your personal network of trusted advisors who are available to you through ExecuNet. These CEOs, business school professors, career strategists, and ...
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Recruiters Advise, “Test the Waters”

Putting your toe back in the job search waters? Or maybe you've been looking for a while and are hoping things will pick up now that summer's over and the fall hiring season is under way. Either way, it's a good time to test the proverbial waters. Our ...
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Learn Something New Every Day

Schools are back in session. For many of us that is in many ways the start of yet another year. No matter how old we may get, no matter if our own children are all grown up, we spent so many years, formative years, thinking of going back to school as the ...
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The Recruiter, the Hospital, and the Airline

I had an interesting conversation with a recruiter we work with. He told me about a marketing executive he placed in a nationally ranked hospital system. What make the placement noteworthy is that the executive was coming from the airline industry. It's not ...
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Résumé Gaps? Take Some Good Advice

Here at ExecuNet, we are a source of trusted advice for anything related to your life as an executive. If it's related to your career, business, leadership skills, or overall wellbeing, we have people here, or in our network, who can help you achieve your ...
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The Must-Listen to Master Class of the Summer!

Sales. So much of life comes down to sales. No matter the situation, you're selling something each and every day. It could be selling your loved one on what to have for dinner; your kids on working hard in school; your friends on a golf outing; your coworkers ...
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One of the Most Common Things Job Seekers Need Help With

My mother always told me not to worry about what people think of me. Good advice... except when in a job search! When in search, what people think of you is key, and what they think of you should be consistent and summed up in a personal brand statement... ...
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Economy is Still Good, Recruiters Proceeding With Caution

Our exclusive Recruiter Confidence Index in June 2017 came in at 56%, ticking up ever so slightly from May at 53%. With the index being over 50%, the majority of recruiters remain positive that the executive job market will remain positive for the next six ...
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Here’s Our Starting Line Up for this Summer’s “ExecuNet Master Class All-Star Game”

One thing I'm certain you've learned during your career is that success without a strong team next to you isn't very likely. No matter how good at your job you may be, you can't do it alone. It takes mentors, peers, direct-and-indirect reports – a whole ...
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You’re Not Making Good Use of the World’s Best Online Networking Tool

In the business world, LinkedIn is the first place we go to look someone up. We all know this. We're all on LinkedIn. Yet...most of us are not using LinkedIn to its fullest – not even close actually. No matter where you are in your career journey, if ...
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Answers: LinkedIn, Hiring Yourself, What Top Investors are Asking

Kids are out of school. The weather has turned for the better. Gardening, baseball, softball, fishing, and camps are underway. The pools are open and favorite hiking trails have been visited. Those of us with good knees are on the tennis courts, and some are ...
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