118 results for tag: ExecuNet Master Class


A Résumé Should Be Just One Page, Right?

No way! That's a myth. According to Stuart Levine, ExecuNet Career Strategist and Advisor, "A résumé needs to be as long as it needs to be to tell your story." A one-page document to bring to a networking meeting or to leave behind after an interview makes ...
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Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting a Position

"People really shy away from the questions that will provide them with answers they need to be successful." Surface areas such as compensation, holidays and vacation days are important but are too basic. Instead, ask questions that are much more uncomfortable ...
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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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Improving Productivity and Goodbye Corporate Life

Executives always find time to be a formidable obstacle, one that gets in the way of continuing their own learning and minding their own wellbeing. In keeping with our mission to provide executives with advice they can trust, we've made it easy for you to get ...
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How to Buy an Existing Business

Over the next 10 years, 8 million business owners will be exiting their businesses. This "Transition Tidal Wave" presents the best opportunity in decades for individuals trying to exit Corporate America and become entrepreneurs. But here's the problem: The ...
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It’s the Top Self-marketing Tool in the World – and You’re Not Using it Effectively

No matter where you are in your career journey, if the only thing you’re doing on LinkedIn is updating your profile every now and then and waiting for others to connect with you, you’re missing the boat. If your profile is basically a copy and paste of ...
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Your Identity: Your #1 Career Success Factor

Effective leadership isn't simply a skills challenge anymore; it's a human challenge. Knowing who you are – not just promoting what you've done – is fast becoming an essential success factor. Research reveals five major attributes of the future leader, ...
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