18 results for tag: coaching


Recruiter’s LinkedIn Bad Photo Hall Fame

It's really not fair. Argue all you want but the reality is you need a photo on your LinkedIn photo— and it needs to be clear, current, and professional. The number of senior executives who do not have a photo – or do not have an appropriate photo ...
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Free Yourself from What You “Should” Be Doing

107296761 Many people are hesitant to step out of their regular roles and routines. The idea of putting yourself in a position to potentially fail can be frightening or stressful. But sometimes what's keeping you in one spot may not be your own self-intere...
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The Most Common Reason People Fail to Pursue the Best Opportunity in Front of Them

Recently, I connected with a high-level professional woman (let’s call her Karen) seeking coaching help to grow her career. She shared that she was ready to leave her current corporate role today, as the senior leader was terribly toxic – a true narcis...
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How Not to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

To land a job or get into a university, we usually need someone to vouch for us. It can be tough to ask—recommenders are typically more senior than us, they’re busy, and we don’t always know where we stand in their eyes. When we work up the courage to ...
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10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make and How to Avoid Them

Many people make significant job search mistakes and never even know about it. These blunders are easy to make, and they can cost you the job offer or lose you thousands of dollars. Here are 10 of the biggest mistakes and how to avoid them. Relying on ...
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What Recruiters Won’t Tell You About Non-Traditional Interview Questions

Seasoned recruiters have learned most standard interview questions are simply not designed to allow an executive to show off their capabilities, ideas and innovation. Executive recruiters are bored with cookie-cutter interview questions and the answers people ...
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Master the Phone Interview and Close the Deal

Your telephone interviewing skills could be the deciding factor in getting a live interview and, ultimately, landing the leadership role you want! Join Paul Bailo and get ready to ace your next phone interview. Learn to: Understand the "dance" of ...
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7 Tips to Stand Out in an Interview

During an executive’s career, one might expect to be interviewed dozens of times. “Your job at the interview is to be as helpful as you can,” said Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, a seasoned search consultant and author of Great People Decisions. He comments ...
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Ask Yourself These 9 Questions Before Accepting the Job

It may have been a long road for you to get to this point in the job search process – the offer! Even if the time you invested in job search was short, you are more than likely ready to get settled in to a new job. But, before you make that all-important ...
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4 Tips to Find Out if You Are a Good Fit With a Prospective Employer

The Internet has made easy work of finding potential candidates through social networking. Executive membership sites have thrived in the last 10 years providing executives with job search information and recruiters with a database of well-defined, targeted ...
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5 Toughest Interview Questions Executives Need to Master

If you have been an executive for any length of time you have probably been involved with the interview process in your company. Whether you are part of hiring a new employee or not, you know that asking the right questions of a candidate is key to extracting ...
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Executives: Rebuild Your Network BEFORE You Need It!

When executives land a new job and are out of the job search cycle, they often drop the active networking that helped get them that new job. While LinkedIn, Facebook and other networks offer some ongoing online connections, they don't provide the personal ...
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