167 results for tag: interviewing


Trusted Advice on the Mindset of a Job Search

Ryan is a Sales and Marketing VP living in Ohio. In his mid-50s, married with two kids, a boy and a girl, a dog named Max, a mortgage, two cars – sounds pretty common, right? Thirteen months ago, Ryan was laid off by his employer of 12 years. Unfort...
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What Older Job Seekers Should Know About Dates and Résumés

Older job seekers don't necessarily want to let recruiters and hiring managers know they've been around awhile, perceiving their age as a disadvantage in their search. One tactic they take to hide their age is to omit college graduation dates and even dates ...
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How Much Work History Belongs on a Résumé?

In the traditional way we think of laying out a résumé, not everything you have ever done belongs. Sometimes there are meaningful things you’ve done in your early career that can be summarized in an early career section. Or you can have another document ...
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The Must-Listen to Master Class of the Summer!

Sales. So much of life comes down to sales. No matter the situation, you're selling something each and every day. It could be selling your loved one on what to have for dinner; your kids on working hard in school; your friends on a golf outing; your coworkers ...
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Two Top Contenders: Who Would You Pick?

From tribal chieftains to contemporary CEOs, they've earned the right to their position because of exemplary leadership. Throughout history and weaved into every culture, we turn to compelling leaders because they provide the guidance, clarity, and assurance ...
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Why First Impressions Stick

Two seconds – thirty seconds, tops – that's all the time it takes to assess your confidence, competence, status, likeability, warmth, and trustworthiness. That's how much time you have to make a first impression.  In fact, it's impossible for us ...
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The Best Way to Spend an Hour This Week

Our recent executive education surveys have shown time is the greatest obstacle of professional growth. I cannot quite say we've conquered time, but we have made it easy for you to get first-rate executive-level education in weekly one-hour chunks. Each week, ...
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The Seven Deadly Interview Sins

As executive recruiters, we are often coaches of senior executives heading for potentially huge new opportunities and we get to hear client feedback within hours.  A lot of things can go wrong, but some of them are simple to address. Here are the Seven ...
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The Rules of Salary Negotiating

Just because you've negotiated with business partners, vendors, and employees doesn't mean you'll be any good negotiating your own compensation. Representing yourself is a whole different type of negotiation, and it's not something you've done all day for the ...
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Job Search Myth 1.06: The Most Qualified Person Wins the Job

It's time for another Executive Job Search Myth Buster. Myth: "After the interview, the most qualified person gets the offer." Truth: Just because you look great on paper does not guarantee you the job. Hiring managers don't hire the most qualified ...
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You Don’t Get What You Deserve. You Get What You Negotiate

For a recent episode of ExecuNet Master Class, we were joined by Ford Myers  – an award-winning executive career coach.  Ford explained how to prevent employers from using your previous salary to limit your future compensation and how to successfully ...
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Learnings From Landings: John Fryer

You're not in it alone! Plenty of executives are in job search right now, or will be soon. Learnings from Landings is a series of interviews with ExecuNet members who have agreed to spend a few minutes with Tony Vlahos, Host of ExecuNet Master Class, to talk ...
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