22 results for tag: Dave Opton


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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The Top Job Market Trends Every Executive Needs to Know: A Meetup With ExecuNet’s Mark Anderson and Dave Opton

On August 18, ExecuNet Founder Dave Opton and ExecuNet President Mark Anderson hosted a session of ExecuNet Master Class in which they discussed the recent trends in the executive job market based on our research. ExecuNet's job market intelligence ...
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What Makes a Company a Company

There's a lot of talk about what makes for a great company culture and how important culture is to a company's success. In thinking about ExecuNet's culture, I realize, as many of the experts we bring to the network say, company success is driven by mission ...
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Executive Job Search – What New Members Can Expect

We have members who are in-role and looking to drive business performance, and we have members who are in job search. No matter the exact reason they are here, all of our members have a need and are looking for additional information to help them get to ...
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Executive Job Search – Early Steps to Take

There are some fundamental components to consider before launching into an executive-level job search. First impressions are lasting impressions, and that's particularly true at senior levels, so as ExecuNet Founder Dave Opton likes to say, "If you're ...
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Executive Job Search – The Basics

What should an executive know about job search in the 21st century? That's certainly a loaded question! ExecuNet CMO Anthony Vlahos tapped into ExecuNet Founder Dave Opton's extensive knowledge about executive job search to peel back the layers. Just ...
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Starting Your Job Search? Advice From ExecuNet’s Founder Dave Opton

Searching for a new job is a challenging time. Despite all of our technological advances in recent years, first impressions are lasting impressions… especially at the senior level. Online or offline, evaluations are being made in seconds, not minutes, so if ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: Talking Negotiation With Ford Myers

As part of ExecuNet membership, Dave Opton, founder of ExecuNet, hosts a teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members submit their most pressing career-related questions, and the career experts who join him provide their thoughts on the topic. ...
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Bill George, Dave Putt and Ford Myers Will Be Here for You in December!

For the holidays, we are bringing to the mic some of the brightest minds in career management, business and leadership development. The first of our three great offerings to round out the year is 8 Things You Must Do Before Becoming an Independent Consultant. ...
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Six-Figure Hotline With Dave Opton and Stuart Levine

As part of ExecuNet membership, Dave Opton, founder of ExecuNet, hosts a monthly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members submit their most pressing career-related questions, and the career experts who join him provide their thoughts on the ...
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