175 results for tag: interviewing


Top 5 Resume Fails

Before you start a job search, understand that your resume will NEVER get you the job. The only thing your resume can do is get you an interview. Once you get to the job interview, you must act as though your resume does not exist. What can prevent your ...
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How to Interview Your Candidates for Culture Fit

Don't. I'm about to make a statement for which I’ll take endless grief. You may vehemently disagree and I can understand that. But I'm compelled to share my conclusion, after 25 years in executive search and building four companies. Here it ...
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Recruiter Straight Talk on the Unemployed Executive

It's a very good market for job seekers. That being the case,  take a breath before you up and quit your job. There's still some stigma attached to being an unemployed job seeker, and being employed gives you a better position in compensation negotiations. ...
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From the Saddlebag: Recruiter Perspective on Age Bias, Employment Gaps, and Other Common Resume Challenges

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 15 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, Master Class Host Tony ...
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The Realities of Executive Job Search

Finally, a headhunter gives it to you straight. Headhunters are a mystery no longer. In this ExecuNet Master Class session, 25-year executive recruiter, bestselling author, and Kellogg School professor Jeff Hyman reveals: The realities of executive-l...
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Candidates, “Sell the Sizzle” at Your Next Job Interview!

Marketing professionals know that when it comes to selling a product, it is best to emphasize "the sizzle, not the steak." By that they mean that when selling something, it makes sense to invest in heightening the customer's anticipation and desire for ...
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You’re Welcome (I just saved you a ton of time)

The weekend's not yet here. But you're already having a great day. ...Because I'm about to share a recruiting secret that has saved me weeks and weeks. In fact, once I discovered it, it changed everything for me. And now, I couldn't live without it. I ...
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Toward the Honest Job Interview

The candidate thinks, "I really need this job." The hiring manager thinks, "I’m tired of this. I really need to fill this job." As a result, the candidate says what he thinks will get him hired. He's not listening, not really. And he's not telling the ...
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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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Are You Asking the Wrong Questions Before Accepting a New Job?

It's one of the greatest feelings in the world. Landing that new executive position – one can't help but feel excitement about a larger paycheck, more influence, joining a company you're excited to work for, and the ability to do what you love, hopefully ...
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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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When Candidates Wow: Advice From Top Search Consultants on Interviewing Well

Our team of executive search consultants offer advice on what works—and what doesn't—to make a meaningful impression on your next interview. As executive search consultants, we are privileged to interact with talented executives from the top of their ...
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