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Peer Point-of-View: What Members Have Said #1

Some of the best advice and feedback comes from the experiential wisdom that members share amongst each other. Here's some insight captured on a variety of topics from blog comments. [Some were edited without changing context.] (more…)
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Don’t Beat the ATS, Bypass it by Getting Your Resume Personally Referred

Sometimes technology can make your life more difficult, instead of easier. And, if you're a job seeker, you've probably encountered particular technology that has been more of a deterrent than accelerant to your landing a new role: the Applicant Tracking ...
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Become an Attractive Executive

Executives who want to become attractive hires for organizations must update the way in which they market themselves. The traditional model, which consists of very limited career development and professional networking doesn't work, said executive career ...
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Get Noticed with Your Cover Letter

The cover letter… an often-overlooked component in your suite of personal marketing materials, and it is the one piece of correspondence that can either open a door or have it slammed shut. The importance of the cover letter can depend on who you ask – ...
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Brushing Up On Your Personal ROI: Improving Your Leadership Skills

Despite what some seem to believe, few of us leap into our careers with our abilities fully formed. Yes, exceptions exist: writer Robert A. Heinlein sold the very first story he ever wrote, then proceeded to rule as one of the Big Three science fiction ...
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Recruiters Want to See the Real You

What headhunters see should be what they get, as 62 percent of recruiters say it's crucial to have a current, professional headshot on online profiles. With a previous ExecuNet study revealing that 90 percent of recruiters check out executive candidates ...
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Top 5 Ways to Land on Recruiters’ Radar

It's not likely you'd cold-call a C-suite executive and audaciously ask for a job at their company, so why would you dial up a recruiter and expect them to find you a position? Yet, search firm recruiters report they get requests all the time from unknown ...
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This is Why You’re Not Interviewing (and How to Get Them)

Want to know why you're not getting interviews for positions where you're sure you meet the qualifications? Your résumé is immediately being screened out for a reason you don't even realize or a detail you might think is minor, but is sending a huge red ...
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Technology Takes on Even Bigger Role for Search Firms

With fewer search professionals and more job candidates, keeping up with the deluge of résumés can be overwhelming for search firms. "The number of candidates responding is incredible, which really means that you need to leverage some technology in order to ...
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How Recruiters Will Find You

Put down the mouse and get out of your house. Or, at least spend more time meeting people than you do responding to online job postings. Recruiters revealed in an ExecuNet survey which activities yield the highest ROI for candidate sourcing, and various ...
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How Does an Executive Search Really Work?

Like a snowflake or a sunset, there is no exact replica when it comes to comparing one job search to another. You may be working with a retained or contingent recruiter. You may have been contacted by the recruiter, or you may have initiated the contact ...
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How to Get on Recruiters’ Radar (and Stay on It)

As the executive job market shows increasing signs of life, it's more important than ever for executives to ensure they're properly enlisting the recruiting community to help land their next position. During an ExecuNet webinar, Jeff Hodge of the Western ...
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