391 results for tag: job search


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 Activities Volunteering 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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How Do I Find the Hidden Job Market?

How does one discover the “hidden job market” and once “in” become a lead candidate for senior executive positions? I think it makes sense for starters to define the oft mentioned, mystical, by nature elusive, hidden job market. Job seekers have ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Unsolicited Resumes

So many job seekers send resumes to recruiters they have no relationship with and hope for a response. In this short video, executive search industry veteran and JBK Associates International Managing Director, Paul Stefunek explains what recruiters are ...
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What the Recruiter Expects of You During the Search Process

If you want recruiters to be at all responsive to you, it's essential to meet their expectations. In this short video, executive search industry veteran and JBK Associates International Managing Director, Paul Stefunek explains what recruiters are looking ...
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I Look Pregnant. Do I Tell Interviewers I am Not?

Hi Ann, I'm enjoying your helpful tips on the ExecuNet website. My situation is unusual and I am hoping for some expert advice. I was laid off in January when I was 37 weeks pregnant, and delivered my son just two weeks later. Obviously, this had drastic ...
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