277 results for tag: recruiters


What are the Best Tips for Negotiating an Offer?

My biggest concern as I enter a job search is my ability to negotiate any offer that comes my way. That's just not something I think I am very good at. What are the best tips for negotiating an offer when the time comes? I am a big believer in letting them ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Entering a Different Industry

Sometimes executives look to enter an industry where they see real opportunity but it's not the industry where they have a proven track record of results and expertise. How should the candidate align themselves with that opportunity? This was a question ...
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ExecuNet’s Coach Don on the Importance of Assessing Fit When in an Interview

This was one of the many topics Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked ExecuNet’s Coach Don in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Coach Don went on to explain that fit is a two-way street. The company is looking for ...
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How Can I Keep My Non-compete Contract From Holding Me Back?

I have a non-compete that I feel is holding me back. I'd like to explore my options with other companies but my value and interest are with my industry. How have your other clients gotten around non-competes in the past? I am certainly not a business ...
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How Do I Look for a New Job Without My Boss Knowing About It?

I am a Director of Product Development and it doesn't look like I will make the next step here, so I am looking to see what else is out there for me. My concern is I do not want anyone at my company to catch on that I am looking. How do I indicate on my ...
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The Importance of Your Attitude in Job Search

As executives climb the career ladder, some lose sight of the need to maintain the right attitude...even when they don't get a job. Being bitter is understandable, but going if you go beyond polite it could really make a difference for you. In this ...
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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 Volunteering Activities 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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This Headhunter Saw a Ghost

Wanna know how insane this market has become? Here it is in CNN: "The job market is so good, new hires aren't showing up for their first day of work." It's insane. But true. Look past the crappy candidate manners for the more important message... ...
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Should I Call or Should I Email the Recruiter?

Ann, I don’t know if I should call the recruiter or email my resume and cover letter. The call could go to voice mail or arrive at a bad time, and the email could get lost in a busy inbox. I feel like both have been happening to me. What do you suggest? ...
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