229 results for tag: Networking


Six-Figure Hotline: Yes, You Want to Help Recruiters

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: Connecting on LinkedIn with HR Rep

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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Keep Searching… Even After a Promising Interview

Many of us have found that dream job - in an advertisement. It seems like the perfect fit. We interview for the position, and, because it's "the one," we wait until we hear bad news from the hiring manager before we resume our job search once again. For ...
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Recruiter Finds ExecuNet Member Through Mutual Network Connection

Most job hunters will tell you that searching for a new job can be a full-time endeavor in itself. Most successful job searches are the result of hours of focus and dedication to finding that new career opportunity. That's what the quest was like for ...
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Member Finds the Right Posting Despite Tough Job Market

In today's challenging job market, candidates truly don't know how long it's going to take for them to land a new position. It could take weeks, months, or even years. Whatever the actual timeline, job candidates need to be prepared for a lengthy quest. They ...
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Be Online, Be Visible, Be Found

When 59-year-old Dean Forrester suddenly found himself in transition, he thought it would only take him around 90 days to secure a new executive role. However, executives are averaging about a year in job search. "A long search was a complete shock to me," ...
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Networking Works for ExecuNet Member

The simple truth is networking works. It's one of the best ways in which to land a new position. Oftentimes, the best job opportunities are not advertised. They are filled before they are ever posted. And the most effective way in which to secure one of these ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: When You Don’t Have a Networking Contact

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: Joining a Board

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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How Strategic Are Your Current Relationships?

Through the years I've brought a lot of promising young companies (primarily tech start-ups) to the attention of angel investors and VC funds, and one of the first questions I ask entrepreneurs is, "What's your business plan?" Before they risk investing in a ...
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Make Labor Day, Labor Day: Summer Job Search Strategies to Be Employed by September 1 (or sooner)

The temptations are there — warm, lazy, casual days, when the footwear of choice is sandals. Taking the summer off from your job search and getting back into it when the "kids go back to school" would be very easy. STOP! Summer is not the time to ...
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Power Connecting Strategies for Women: Using Our Strengths to Build Dynamic, Effective Networks

A few years ago when founder of 30SecondMobile Elisa All went to a meeting of the Chicago Founders Circle (an invitation-only, peer-to-peer networking group for CEOs of emerging growth companies in the Chicago area), she was disappointed to see that there ...
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