170 results for tag: interviewing


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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Getting Interviews, But Not Job Offers? 7 Strategies to Improve Your Results 

Here’s the good news – if you’re getting interviews, your resume is doing its job – assuming you’re getting interviews for the types of positions you want. But what you do before, during, and after the interview can increase your chances of getting ...
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What They are Looking to Learn in the Interview (it’s a 3-letter word)

Have you considered the true purpose of a resume? How about a LinkedIn profile? How about recruiters? Every executive job seeker wants recruiter attention, but not many are aware of this often overlooked key to getting recruiters' attention. In this ...
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The 5 Most Critical Steps to Getting Interviews

The start of a new year is an ideal time to look for a new job. But don't make the mistake of following all the old rules. The job-search process has become a branding, packaging, marketing and sales process – with you as "the offering." In this eye-op...
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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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7 Tips for a Compelling Executive Bio

Executive Bios take branding to another level, linking an executive's softer skills to their value proposition in a way that isn't possible to emphasize in a resume. To clarify any confusion around Executive Bios, let's look at a few points: Purpose: ...
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