297 results for tag: job search


How to Do a Better Job Negotiating Your Compensation Package

Executives are leaving thousands of dollars on the table. Sadly, it's true. Negotiating an executive compensation package with a new job offer is a complex process. It's a sales deal in which you are the product. No matter how many business deals or ...
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I Don’t Need a Coach’s Help With My Job Search

"Most people need help in ways they can't even imagine when it comes to job search," said Don Weintraub in this excerpt from Job Search Myths and Realities, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Just because you've been in an executive role for over 20 years ...
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Networking is Only for Outgoing People

Naaa. This just isn't true. "There are ways of getting around your awkwardness when it comes to meeting new people," said Don Weintraub in this excerpt from Job Search Myths and Realities, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Listen to Don and the other ...
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Job Search Myths and Realities

From the Yeti of Nepal to the alligators lurking in Manhattan’s sewers, urban myths exist everywhere – even in the world of executive job search. Are you looking for a new job, or planning to make a change sometime soon? If so, these and other job ...
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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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There’s Nothing Like a Great Fit!

I just had to share this with you. Last month, I hired a new member for my executive team. I am excited to have Harper on board, and it is apparent to all here that the fit is excellent. While a new hire is always exciting, Harper is more than simply a new ...
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Key Elements of an Effective Résumé

The modern-day résumé has changed, and if you're still using the updated version of the one from your college career center, or even the one you had professionally done 20 years ago... well, let's just say you're hurting your chances. If your search has an ...
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What They are Looking to Learn in the Interview (it’s just one 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 in 2018

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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We are the Stories We Tell Ourselves

People make their own meaning. We become what we tell ourselves. "We string our situation together into some form of logical script," said Tom Asacker, acclaimed innovation & strategic communications expert. The problem with that is we lock ourselves into ...
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