301 results for tag: job search


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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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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Job Hunting Shouldn’t Take a Holiday

For job seekers, the holiday season doesn’t typically offer a reason to celebrate. Because of a natural slowdown in hiring during this time, many people think they need to put their job hunting on hold until January, when employers regain their focus on ...
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How Can I Make the Hiring Managers Believe in Me?

Getting hiring managers and recruiters to see you as the person for the job is the great challenge of job search. Sought-after speaker, Tom Asacker has lectured on innovation, strategic communication, the customer experience, and marketplace trends to ...
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Ace a Senior-Level Job Interview

The final session of ExecuNet Master Class 2017 will in a sense be coming full circle. We began the year with Don Weintraub, head of ExecuNet's Career Strategists group, and we will end the year with Don. Only this time he's bringing friends! Joining Don will ...
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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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How to Avoid One of the Most Devastating Causes of Career Lag!

Our environment is full of triggers! Smells, sounds, sights barrage us constantly and can affect our actions in both our personal and professional lives. Some triggers are so powerful they can keep us from focusing on making meaningful change, and we ...
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3 Traits That Will Get You Hired By the Best Bosses

There's a secret of success that even the best business and career books rarely mention. But if you've paid attention to the movers and shakers in your industry, you might have noticed that a surprising number of those headliners will have worked for the ...
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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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An Inside View of the Recruiting Pipeline – How Hiring Happens

As an executive, your job search strategy is uniquely different. Unlike mid-level or entry-level professionals, you cannot easily extract an extensive list of job openings from a simple online search. Your expertise means opportunities are few and far ...
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