81 results for tag: Don Weintraub


Coach Don on Recruiters

Recruiters. Executive job seekers are always trying to get recruiters' attention. It can be a real challenge, especially if you don't have a strategy to draw them toward you. Coach Don, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategy Group, spoke about ...
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Here’s What’s Often Overlooked in Compensation Negotiations

There’s nothing quite like it, and when a great company offers you a great job it’s certainly natural to feel euphoria. You’re overjoyed and probably more than a little relieved. After all, job searching is stressful, so it’s nice to know you can ...
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Where Most Hiring Misunderstandings Happen

A place people typically overlook when they have a job offer is their onboarding. Neglecting onboarding is a recipe for misunderstanding and is commonly where newly hired executives go wrong in their new roles. You need to know what you are getting ...
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Résumé Gaps: The Kiss of Death?

Résumé gaps can really sink a candidate's application. This is true. Employers and recruiters conducting searches have vivid imaginations and will fill in the blanks if you do not. According to Don Weintraub, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategy ...
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Stay in the Game: Reach Your Goals

An executive job search is very much a full-time job. You've had other full-time jobs... were you able to step away for a summer? For a teacher, yes. For an executive, not a chance. Summer is NOT the time to give up your job search – leave that to your ...
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Can One Résumé Be Used to Apply to Multiple Jobs?

Absolutely! This one is true. You just need one résumé to tell your story... if it's done well. Sure, some minor tweaking may be called for when applying different positions based on the requirements of that position, but nothing more than tweaking should ...
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A Résumé is No Longer Enough!

The interviewer already has your résumé before you arrive. What are you planning to use during your interview? What are you planning to leave behind afterward? When you're at a networking event, conference, trade show, or meeting a recruiter for coffee, ...
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Coach Don on the Mindset of Networking

What's your approach to networking? Do you come across as a giver or as a taker? Those who approach networking as a "What can you do for me?" activity don't usually meet with much success. In this excerpt from a session of ExecuNet Master Class, Coach Don ...
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There is No Vacation in Job Search

The temptations are there – time off with the family, a little golf, a walk on the beach. Taking the summer off from your job search and getting back into it when the "kids go back to school" would be very easy. STOP! Summer is not the time to give up on ...
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4 Hours That Can Change Your Life

In May, the ExecuNet stage was the place to be for insightful Master Classes by some of the brightest minds in career management, job search, business and leadership development. Our community was treated to insights on hiring true team players, leaving ...
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Negotiate Your Next Compensation Package and Leave Nothing on the Table

If you’re like most executives, it’s been a long time since you’ve started a new job and had to negotiate your compensation package. And if you’re like most executives, 95% of your negotiation is focused on “compensation” – leaving many other ...
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How to Do a Better Job Negotiating Your Compensation Package

Executives are leaving thousands of dollars on the table. Sadly, it's true. Negotiating an executive compensation package with a new job offer is a complex process. It's a sales deal in which you are the product. No matter how many business deals or ...
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