The Importance of Your Attitude in Job Search

As executives climb the career ladder, some lose sight of the need to maintain the right attitude…even when they don’t get a job. Being bitter is understandable, but going if you go beyond polite it could really make a difference for you.

In this excerpt from a video interview, Master Class Host Tony Vlahos speaks with executive recruiter Ann Zaslow-Rethaber, President of International Search Consultants and author of ExecuNet’s weekly Ask Ann column. Ann advises that one never knows how things will turn out: that a company may have their first choice fall though; they may create a new position for you in a few months or have something else open up; they could mention you to a friend in a different company who needs someone with your skills. You just never know. Listen to Ann explain it herself…

William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Associate Director of Content Marketing, where he develops engaging job search, career path, and leadership insight to build ExecuNet's brand recognition as the leader in senior-level executive job search and all matters career.

He delivers executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand, amplifying the power of ExecuNet's expert voices and shaping the content strategy.

Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework. It is his training as an educator which allows Will to take complex ideas and make them simple for busy executives to understand and to execute.

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