51 results for tag: Harriette Lowenthal


What Should Candidates Ask During Interviews?

The interview is a conversation but it's also an investigation. Just like they are forming impressions on you and if they want you to work there; you are forming impressions on them and if you want to work there. So how do you do that as the candidate? ...
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Interviewing Tips for When English Isn’t Your Primary Language

"English is not my first language. Are there things that I need to know to help me in an interview?" This question was asked during a Q&A session with ExecuNet Career Coaches. Saundra Botts and Maxine Dolle offered some suggestions to help make ...
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Planning for Interview Bias

There are things we can control in an interview and things we simply cannot control. But even the things that you cannot control can be influenced – if you have a plan. Listen to ExecuNet Career Coach Harriette Lowenthal explain. The ExecuNet ...
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What Does it Mean When a Coach Says Candidates Need to Tell Stories in an Interview?

You must have unique differentiators you want to bring forward in an interview, as a theme you weave in your narrative. What you need to provide in your answers during an interview is what you were looking to accomplish. You explain the challenge that was ...
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Reasons Candidates are Not Getting Job Offers

There can be many reasons why a candidate does not get an offer. You have to accept that you may never know why an offer never materialized after hours and hours of interviews for a position that you know you were just perfect for. Sometimes (often) it ...
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Career Coaches Talking About the Compensation Question

In a special  Q&A style session of ExecuNet Master Class, ExecuNet Coaches Connie Bentley and Harriette Lowenthal offered their thoughts on what candidates need to keep in mind when it comes to interviewing and how to handle the very common compensa...
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There is a 3-Legged Stool That Supports Executive Success

Everyone called in for an interview meets the basic qualifications. Once you get to the interview they are looking for more than qualifications. The hiring company is looking for something, but only the candidate they decide to hire knows exactly what that ...
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Some Advice for the Older Job Seeker

Looking for a job is tough. Looking for a job when you're over 50 is tougher. Being over 50 and looking for a job during a pandemic... This is a tough situation and ExecuNet Coaches Connie Bentley and Harriette Lowenthal offered their thoughts to ...
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Is it Possible to Change Industry Now?

"What does someone who has been in an industry for more than 20 years do when that industry has been hit hard by the pandemic? Can they even change industry with so much unemployment?" This is a tough situation and ExecuNet Coaches Connie Bentley and ...
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The State of Executive Hiring in this Uncharted Time

"After eight weeks of interviewing and talk of an offer, the company put a freeze on hiring due to the state of the economy.  To make matters worse, two other companies cancelled interviews on me this week. Am I right to think it's time to panic?" This ...
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The Senior Executive-level Job Interview: Proven Success Strategies and Tactics

Succeeding during the interview is the final step in landing that ideal senior-level executive role. No doubt, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions. But the interviewing process begins long before you walk through the hiring manager...
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When the Topic of Relocation Comes Up During an Interview

It is not uncommon for executives who are interviewing to be asked how they feel about relocating. These days, there is more flexibility around that topic. If the company wants a candidate, they will work with him/her to make it work. But job seekers need ...
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