292 results for tag: job search


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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How Recruiters Want Résumés Formatted

Is there a preferred format for the executive résumé, a way recruiters and hiring managers want it? According to the Head of ExecuNet Career Strategists, there certainly is a preferred format. It should be chronological, with metrics not in a separate ...
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Are You Prepared for an Effective Job Search in the Digital Age?

As you embark on your executive job search, you will quickly realize the digital age has vastly altered the way in which an effective job search at the executive level is conducted. With the introduction of social media and what appears to be the ease of ...
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Résumé Gaps? Take Some Good Advice

Here at ExecuNet, we are a source of trusted advice for anything related to your life as an executive. If it's related to your career, business, leadership skills, or overall wellbeing, we have people here, or in our network, who can help you achieve your ...
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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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How to Get Noticed on LinkedIn When You’re Job Searching

Wondering how to use LinkedIn effectively as a part of your search? Have all the recent changes to LinkedIn left you more confused than ever? LinkedIn is a highly useful tool for every working person, not to mention every job seeker. Yet most of what's ...
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How to Find Work That Won’t Make You Hate Monday Mornings

It's the end of a life of studies and exams for millions of university graduates. You're marching to get a diploma and embarking on the beginning of "real life" as an adult, where you are now the CEO of your own life. It's a huge promotion from doing what ...
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You’re Not Making Good Use of the World’s Best Online Networking Tool

In the business world, LinkedIn is the first place we go to look someone up. We all know this. We're all on LinkedIn. Yet...most of us are not using LinkedIn to its fullest – not even close actually. No matter where you are in your career journey, if ...
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Trading Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship

Learn how to go from working a corporate job for a paycheck to working for yourself as an entrepreneur – from someone who made The Switch. You've had enough of answering to a boss who doesn't appreciate you, of the extraneous company meetings that go ...
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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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Improve Your Job Search Success

So who are you anyway? That's a big question if you really ponder it for awhile. And if you are ever in a job search, you do not want to give a rushed answer – not even to yourself. The very first thing anyone in search needs to do is know his story. ...
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