241 results for author: William Flamme


The 7 Key Steps to Starting Your Own Consulting Business

One of the major myths circulated in the executive business community for decades is that working the corporate job route is the best or only way to get to the top. If you have ever had thoughts like: "I do all of the key work, and the company sees all ...
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Strategic Guidance for Older Executives

When you reach a certain age, the topic of age does become a factor in the equation. Nothing is absolute, but the older applicant needs to keep some things in mind when looking and when speaking with hiring decision makers. Your potential impact and your ...
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Changing Industries, the Facts

Changing industries has long been a daunting obstacle for executives who would like to make a change. Executive recruiter Sharon Hulce, founder of Employment Resource Group, Inc, discussed the topic with ExecuNet's Tony Vlahos, and she agreed that changing ...
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The Value Document Explained

We all know about resumes. Hopefully, you stopped updated yours yourself when you became an executive. The executive resume is very different than a manager-level resume. But executives need even more than a professionally done resume that outlines their ...
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An Effective Resume Tells an Executive-level Story

It is all about the story. It is not about some bullet point on your resume. When you get to the executive level, your resume tells a story about you as a person who has led people. It shares what you make happen and why you are a unique difference maker. ...
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Executives Shouldn’t Be Swimming in the ATS Pool

For executives, their next job will come to them through networking or by attracting attention with a compelling LinkedIn profile. Getting caught up in the ATS really should not be a part of life for senior executives. If you are not getting contacted for ...
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What Differentiation Means on a Resume

If you are a senior executive looking for a new challenge, your competition will be the most successful people in your field, so how are you going to stand out? You're qualified. They're qualified. All the resumes the decision maker is looking at are ...
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What’s Needed Beyond a Resume

When you are in a job search at the executive level, you need a sales and marketing plan. The resume is simply a brochure according to ExecuNet Career Strategist Stacie Haller. It is not really meant for networking. The resume needs explaining, and you do ...
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You’re too Close to Your Career to Market It

You are too close to yourself – and to your career – to effectively market yourself. People need career coaches to look at them, what they have done, what they would like to do and put together the story and the value to employers. ExecuNet ...
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Older Executives Must be Able to Super Articulate Their Plan

Executive recruiter Sharon Hulce, founder of Employment Resource Group, Inc, talks about what older executives "better do" when they are in an interview. Top of the list is what they are going to accomplish and their plan to do it. Listen to Sharon ...
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Salary and Changing Industries

One of the reasons changing industries is so daunting is because companies do not want to pay candidates without industry experience what they'd pay someone with industry experience. Executive recruiter Sharon Hulce, founder of Employment Resource ...
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Areas to Consider When Changing Industries

After years and years in the same industry, you'd like to make a change. But, naturally, all your experience is in the one industry, so how can you ever land a leadership position if you leave the industry you know so well? This can be done. Listen ...
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