32 results for tag: Dave Opton


From the Saddlebag: The Role of Cover Letters

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 8 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: When Networking Doesn’t Come Naturally

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 7 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: Examining Job Postings

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 6 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: Structuring a Job Search

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 5 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: The Purpose of the Résumé

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 4 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: Overcoming the Age Issue in Your Job Search

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 3 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: How to Use Networking to Find a Job

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 2 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you'll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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From the Saddlebag: Beginning Your Job Search

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 1 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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Key Learnings from Members with Job Search Success

As the winter draws to a close and the spring hiring season brightens, we are happy to say that we are continuing to hear about landings from our members. While job search is never easy,  it's always interesting to hear the stories of success  – especia...
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How to Ignore Geography and Negotiate a Local Only Offer

"Never underestimate what might be possible," said Michele, an ExecuNet member, about how she turned a consulting opportunity that had a "strings attached" job offer into a full-time, virtual role. "I was brought in to consult for a company," said the ...
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Job Search Myth 1.06: The Most Qualified Person Wins the Job

It's time for another Executive Job Search Myth Buster. Myth: "After the interview, the most qualified person gets the offer." Truth: Just because you look great on paper does not guarantee you the job. Hiring managers don't hire the most qualified ...
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The Power of First Impressions

"If you've ever talked to anybody who's ever been in a job search, they will tell you it was certainly not the most exciting experience they've had in their life." Dave Opton, ExecuNet's founder, opened a short video to members with this statement. He ...
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