217 results for tag: Career Coaching


Why is This Position Open Anyway?

It's very common to ask why the position is vacant when in an interview. ExecuNet Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asks Career Strategist Saundra Botts for her thoughts on the  topic. Her take on the question is not in line with the standard thinking on this ...
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Should You Tell “Everyone” You Meet You’re Looking for a Job?

In this episode of "Is this a Good Idea or a Bad Idea?" ExecuNet Master Class host Tony Vlahos asks Career Strategist Saundra Botts how good an idea it is to cast a very wide net by telling "everyone" you meet that you're looking for a job? If you'd ...
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Why Job Search is Different for Executives

Job search is different at the executive level – it simply is. There's more than one reason for that, and you've got to understand how it's different at this level and why if you're going to reach your goals. To help you understand the differences, ...
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Use Your Transferable Skills to Grow Your Career

The most important attribute of transferable skills is that they remain with you throughout your entire career. In fact, identifying your most marketable transferable skills can help you make your next career move. I’m currently writing a course for ...
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Why Does it Seem Like Successful Interviews Aren’t Resulting in Offers?

There are lots of job opportunities. Executives are going on interviews and feeling very good about their chances...so why are so many reporting they were close but didn't get the offer? Listen to ExecuNet's Director of Coaching, Harriette Lowenthal, as ...
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Soft Skills That are in Demand Right Now

Companies are placing a greater emphasis on soft skills and other skills that are not directly related to the core business. This change has come about as a result of the challenges this country has gone through recently.  Company policy has impact on ...
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Networking with Recruiters

ExecuNet's Director of Coaching, Harriette Lowenthal, breaks down the reality of networking with recruiters. If you have ever been stuck wondering why they haven't reached out to you, then listen to what Harriette has to say in this excerpt from a premium ...
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How Senior Executives Should Use Job Boards

At the highest levels, the job boards aren't where jobs are found...but they do have their place. About 15% of executive jobs are found on a job board, and that number decreases the higher you go, says ExecuNet Career Strategists Saundra Botts. The problem ...
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Turn Career Advancement Obstacles Into Opportunities

Advancing your career is not an easy process when you are focused on attaining goals and objectives in your current job.  You will encounter obstacles throughout your career. You can turn those obstacles into opportunities to advance. The following are nine ...
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Big Opportunity, Small Window

Can you guess the number one reason executives do not get that ideal opportunity? It may shock you. The executive level is unique in that the supply and demand is not in your favor. There are fewer opportunities above 250K than below and these opportunit...
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Real Networking Isn’t About Your Job Search

Networking that is going to actually help you doesn't occur when you have an agenda. When you haven't already "made deposits into the networking account" can you really expect to make withdrawals? That is the topic ExecuNet Career Strategist Saundra Botts ...
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Keeping Your Employer Unaware of Your Job Search

There are times you want to look for your next job without letting your current employer know you are ready for your next challenge. How do you do that? It's pretty difficult to talk to your network on LinkedIn about your search if you don't want your ...
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