192 results for tag: Career Coaching


Resume Challenges: A Career Strategist Speaks Out

It’s immensely valuable to job seekers to hear from executive career coaches what works and what does not in today’s job market. After all, no matter how successful an executive you may be, you’re not a professional job seeker. Things have a way of ...
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What Should Candidates Ask During Interviews?

The interview is a conversation but it's also an investigation. Just like they are forming impressions on you and if they want you to work there; you are forming impressions on them and if you want to work there. So how do you do that as the candidate? ...
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Reasons Candidates are Not Getting Job Offers

There can be many reasons why a candidate does not get an offer. You have to accept that you may never know why an offer never materialized after hours and hours of interviews for a position that you know you were just perfect for. Sometimes (often) it ...
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Should My Job Search Stop During the Corona Pandemic?

An exclusive branch of ExecuNet Master Class is Tony Vlahos’ Q&As with our Strategists and Coaches. Reserved for our VIPs, these sessions allow listeners to ask questions and hear our experts speak about the job search challenges that are troubling ...
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How Important is One’s Title When Looking to Join a Board?

Do Board members need to have a senior executive title to be really considered for a position for a spot on a board? Certified Board Director Mark Pfister answers this question in this excerpt from ExecuNet Master Class session, Becoming an Exceptional ...
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What are the Best Tips for Negotiating an Offer?

My biggest concern as I enter a job search is my ability to negotiate any offer that comes my way. That's just not something I think I am very good at. What are the best tips for negotiating an offer when the time comes? I am a big believer in letting them ...
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ExecuNet’s Coach Don on the Importance of Assessing Fit When in an Interview

This was one of the many topics Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked ExecuNet’s Coach Don in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Coach Don went on to explain that fit is a two-way street. The company is looking for ...
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Being a Great Team Leader Doesn’t Make You Unique

Dear Coach Don, I have read and heard a lot on your site about the importance of not focusing on job boards and of having a story. What does this really mean in terms of finding my next job? This question was put to ExecuNet's Coach Don by Master Class ...
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How Can I Re-enter the C-suite Without Letting My Employment Gap Be an Issue?

I have been out of the workforce for several years. What's your advice on the best way to smoothly re-enter the C-suite without letting my employment gap be an issue? People leave full-time employment for many reasons. Perhaps they make an empowering life ...
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20 Rules of Success That You Probably Don’t Know

What success looks like for one person is very different for another. In the absence of creating our own definitions of success, we often take on society's definition. This usually involves credentials, status, power, or lots of financial wealth and material ...
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I Look Pregnant. Do I Tell Interviewers I am Not?

Hi Ann, I'm enjoying your helpful tips on the ExecuNet website. My situation is unusual and I am hoping for some expert advice. I was laid off in January when I was 37 weeks pregnant, and delivered my son just two weeks later. Obviously, this had drastic ...
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What Do I Need to Get an Executive-level Job?

Can you give the top three things I have to execute to get an executive-level job and why they are important? 1) Skills: The best CFO in the world is not going to land a CIO role, so making sure that your specific skill set matches up what the company is ...
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