Six-Figure Hotline With Dave Opton and Stuart Levine

Stuart Levine

Stuart Levine

As part of ExecuNet membership, Dave Opton, founder of ExecuNet, hosts a monthly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members submit their most pressing career-related questions, and the career experts who join him provide their thoughts on the topic. Dave was recently joined on the call by Stuart Levine, employment attorney, executive recruiter, career coach, and ExecuNet career strategist and networking meeting facilitator in North Carolina. Topics discussed this time include:

  • (04:19) When approached by retained recruiters
  • (07:20) Being prepared to speak with a retained recruiter
  • (09:13) Age discrimination in job search
  • (15:11) Company acquired and laid people off
  • (17:06) Video resumes
  • (19:17) Explaining job hopping
  • (22:34) When recruiters “disappear”
  • (28:24) When asked about salary expectations
  • (34:40) When the new position has a lesser title
  • (40:50) Getting to hidden jobs
  • (46:04) One does not hire a recruiter to get you a job
  • (49:00) Checking in with recruiters
  • (50:49) Sharing research during salary negotiation
  • (52:20) Multiple resumes

Do you have a question for Dave? Join the Six-Figure HotlineCheck for upcoming sessions now.

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William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. 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.

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