395 results for tag: job search


You and Your Elevator Speech

–Pssst. I have to share a secret with you. But you can't tell anyone. Ready? What we’re going to discuss is not really an elevator speech. Or an elevator pitch! Because if we were to have that discussion, it may encourage you (maybe even force you) to ...
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ExecuNet’s Coach Don on the Importance of Assessing Fit When in an Interview

This was one of the many topics Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked ExecuNet’s Coach Don in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Coach Don went on to explain that fit is a two-way street. The company is looking for ...
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ExecuNet’s Coach Don on What You Should Know About LinkedIn Profiles

How should the LinkedIn profile be used to be an effective part of an executive's job search? This was one of many questions Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked ExecuNet's Coach Don in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, a session of ExecuNet ...
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The Importance of Your Attitude in Job Search

As executives climb the career ladder, some lose sight of the need to maintain the right attitude...even when they don't get a job. Being bitter is understandable, but going if you go beyond polite it could really make a difference for you. In this ...
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The Pay it Forward Mindset of LinkedIn

So many people approach LinkedIn all wrong. They either copy and paste their résumé and that's it, or they go about it backward. By backward I mean they have a, "I need something (JOB) approach." When did anyone ever get very far when they led with what ...
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How Does One Leverage Volunteering Activities to Connect With Recruiters?

How does one best communicate to recruiters their experiences gained through volunteer work? I am heavily involved in community activities and serve on two boards. Obviously, this provides me with great networking opportunities, but I am wondering how to ...
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Who the Recruiter Will Go Out of His Way For

Executives are always looking to build a relationship with a recruiter. All too often, they look to do so after they need a job. It's a little too late then.  You need to build that relationship, that trust, when you don't need anything, especially something ...
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Does Being With One Company Work Against Me?

I've been with the same company for 22 years. Even though I've held different positions in different divisions, I think having just the one company, even though it's a major one, one my resume is working against my efforts to take my career to the next level ...
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Why Your Job Search May Require a Soul Search

Imagine you're placing bets on a Nascar race. You've narrowed your options down to two. Option #1: The driver has the best, top of the line car on the track. But the driver is just getting back in the game, so his skills are a bit rusty. In the past, maybe ...
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ExecuNet is the Outplacement Alternative

Coach Don, how can I use ExecuNet  for out placement services? This was one of many questions Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked ExecuNet's Coach Don in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. If you have been ...
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Can an Experienced Executive With No Degree Get Past the ATS?

How can a job seeker with many years of experience, but no degree, get a resume through the screening process and have the opportunity for a face-to-face interview when the job posting says a degree is required? After 24 years of recruiting, I don’t ...
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Using Job Boards to Advance Your Search

Not getting calls when you respond to job listings? ExecuNet's Coach Don says, "Don't depend on job postings to land your next job." Master Class Host Tony Vlahos peppered Coach Don with questions from members in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, ...
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