616 results for author: William Flamme


How Long Does it Take to See Financial Success?

In this excerpt from a session of Real Talk with franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan and Donna Franch, a former corporate executive who made "The Switch" to being an entrepreneur, we hear Donna talk about how long it took her to start seeing financial ...
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The Role of the Franchise Consultant

A franchise consultant is similar to a real estate agent, except they do a lot more research to identify a good match. Lifestyle, personality, budget, long-term goals are just some of the elements a franchise consultant looks at. The franchise consultant ...
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Why Pete Gilfillan is a Franchise Consultant

Pete Gilfillan is a nationally recognized franchise consultant and the international bestselling author of Hire Yourself. He has a proven track record of changing people's lives. Over the years, he's helped hundreds of ExecuNet members explore franchise ...
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Recruiter Speaking About Online Connections

Executive recruiter and ExecuNet Career Strategist Pat Romboletti recently shared with ExecuNet members how she approaches building her network. She has a deliberate mentality when it comes to networking, one that has resulted in a dynamic, active, mutually ...
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A Résumé Should Be Just One Page, Right?

No way! That's a myth. According to Stuart Levine, ExecuNet Career Strategist and Advisor, "A résumé needs to be as long as it needs to be to tell your story." A one-page document to bring to a networking meeting or to leave behind after an interview makes ...
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Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting a Position

"People really shy away from the questions that will provide them with answers they need to be successful." Surface areas such as compensation, holidays and vacation days are important but are too basic. Instead, ask questions that are much more uncomfortable ...
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Résumé Gaps: The Kiss of Death?

Résumé gaps can really sink a candidate's application. This is true. Employers and recruiters conducting searches have vivid imaginations and will fill in the blanks if you do not. According to Don Weintraub, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategy ...
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Stay in the Game: Reach Your Goals

An executive job search is very much a full-time job. You've had other full-time jobs... were you able to step away for a summer? For a teacher, yes. For an executive, not a chance. Summer is NOT the time to give up your job search – leave that to your ...
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Can One Résumé Be Used to Apply to Multiple Jobs?

Absolutely! This one is true. You just need one résumé to tell your story... if it's done well. Sure, some minor tweaking may be called for when applying different positions based on the requirements of that position, but nothing more than tweaking should ...
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A Résumé is No Longer Enough!

The interviewer already has your résumé before you arrive. What are you planning to use during your interview? What are you planning to leave behind afterward? When you're at a networking event, conference, trade show, or meeting a recruiter for coffee, ...
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Is Lack of Emotional Courage Holding You Back?

According to CXO advisor Peter Bregman, author of the newly released book Leading With Emotional Courage, our unwillingness to feel something unpleasant holds so many people back from living, feeling, and experiencing life to its fullest. Leaders tend to ...
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Coach Don on the Mindset of Networking

What's your approach to networking? Do you come across as a giver or as a taker? Those who approach networking as a "What can you do for me?" activity don't usually meet with much success. In this excerpt from a session of ExecuNet Master Class, Coach Don ...
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