7 results for tag: Andrea Briscoe


Was I the Victim of Bias?

There are many types of biases encountered during a job search; oftentimes, one doesn't even know if they were on the receiving end of a bias. In this glimpse into a Master Class session, Host Tony Vlahos, asked career strategist Andrea Briscoe to address ...
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Here’s How Not to Look Unemployed

There's a bias against the unemployed job seeker. The rationale behind it is that "the good ones are taken." That's not necessarily true, but it is a bias that job seekers need to navigate around. In this short video, ExecuNet's Managing Director of Career ...
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Overcoming Job Search Biases, Explaining Career Gaps and Other Mysteries

Will bias, stereotyping, prejudice or discrimination regarding your age, race, ethnicity, gender, pregnancy status, disability, politics or religion wreck your job search? How about unexplained career gaps in your resume, your job-hopping history or ...
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Career Strategists on the Older Job Seeker

Age. We are all getting older. Yes, with age comes wisdom and experience. But in a job search, that wisdom and experience are frequently viewed as negatives. Does it have to be that way? Do job seekers of a certain age have to suffer age bias? Be aware ...
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Networking and Overcoming Other Job Search Roadblocks

Whether it's getting ahead at work or finding a new job, it's common knowledge that networking is the best way to achieve advancement, but for some people "networking feels so icky" as one caller put it when asking our panelists for help in ExecuNet Master ...
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Don’t Let Networking Feel “Icky”

A lot of people aren't comfortable networking, especially when they need a job. The thing is, networking doesn't have to be "icky" as one caller referred to it. It's important to always be networking, especially when you don't need something (a job) so that ...
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The Biggest Job Search Roadblocks – and How to Knock Them Down

Feeling stuck behind one or more of these job-search roadblocks? Resumé black holes and potholes … Recruiter silence Interviews that lead nowhere Age "red flags" Dead end networking events, and more Then join our powerhouse panel of ...
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