52 results for author: Louise Garver


7 Tips for a Compelling Executive Bio

Executive Bios take branding to another level, linking an executive's softer skills to their value proposition in a way that isn't possible to emphasize in a resume. To clarify any confusion around Executive Bios, let's look at a few points: Purpose: ...
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Top Executive Job Search Mistakes

As an executive, you possess impressive skills and have a record of business-transforming achievements. Therefore, your job search experience is vastly different than less experienced professionals who've had to proactively seek out their next opportunity. In ...
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An Inside View of the Recruiting Pipeline – How Hiring Happens

As an executive, your job search strategy is uniquely different. Unlike mid-level or entry-level professionals, you cannot easily extract an extensive list of job openings from a simple online search. Your expertise means opportunities are few and far ...
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Are You Prepared for an Effective Job Search in the Digital Age?

As you embark on your executive job search, you will quickly realize the digital age has vastly altered the way in which an effective job search at the executive level is conducted. With the introduction of social media and what appears to be the ease of ...
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Steps to Successful Executive Onboarding

As a new executive, how do you ensure your success and your organization's success? Don't rely on the company to do it for you. A company's onboarding process often does not receive the same level of effort and attention as the hiring process. So be ...
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Negotiating Strategies That Work

One of the comments I hear most often from executives is the struggle to negotiate their salary when the offer is presented. This is especially true for executives who have been unemployed for some time and wish to return to the workforce as soon as possible. ...
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5 Tips to Prepare for a Successful Holiday Job Search

It's the time of year when people are focused on the holidays and not so much on finding a job or changing careers unless forced to by December layoffs. If you think it won't hurt to take the month off from job searching, remember that the holidays are one of ...
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Your Executive Job Search: Become Memorable With a Short Video

As an executive, are you looking for a great way to differentiate yourself and make a personal connection with your choice employer(s)? Short videos can help executives deliver a quick and compelling message while translating their brand more effectively than ...
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Changing Industries? 6 Strategies to Guide Executives

Changing industries can open up a broader range of opportunities for executives who want to reinvigorate a stalled career, seek to combine their skills and interests in a new arena, are stuck in a dying/declining sector, have limited options in their desired ...
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The Critical First 30 Seconds of a Job Interview

Have you ever thought about what prospective employers and executive recruiters can find out about you in the first 30 seconds of meeting you? They can determine if you: Value the Interviewer's Time It is common knowledge that most hiring managers are ...
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4 Ways to Enhance Your Executive Brand Online

Today, a robust online presence is more important than ever. Executive recruiters are searching the web for information about potential executive candidates, and employers are checking online not only to gain information about potential hires, but to check on ...
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Secrets to Getting Hired – What Every Executive Should Know

Executives are pretty savvy when it comes to knowing how to navigate job search, but do they know the #1 secret to getting hired? If you think networking is the answer, you are on the right path. If you think building social media connections is the ...
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