99 results for tag: Saundra Botts


What You Must Know About Job Search Today

Feeling surprised your job search isn't coming together as easily as you expected? ExecuNet Career Strategist Saundra Botts talks about how job search at the executive level is simply different than at the lower levels and requires different strategies. ...
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Why is This Position Open Anyway?

It's very common to ask why the position is vacant when in an interview. ExecuNet Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asks Career Strategist Saundra Botts for her thoughts on the  topic. Her take on the question is not in line with the standard thinking on this ...
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Should You Tell “Everyone” You Meet You’re Looking for a Job?

In this episode of "Is this a Good Idea or a Bad Idea?" ExecuNet Master Class host Tony Vlahos asks Career Strategist Saundra Botts how good an idea it is to cast a very wide net by telling "everyone" you meet that you're looking for a job? If you'd ...
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What You Need to Know About Your Résumé and LinkedIn

The résumé was thought to be on its way out with the rise of LinkedIn, but alas, the résumé is alive and well – and very much expected. The system of applying to a job still requires it and it needs to be written for the audience in charge of getting ...
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Navigating Job Search When You Are Over 50

Over 50? Facing a restructuring? Are you asking for too much money? These are very common concerns for job seekers at the senior executive level. When you're at this level you're always in job search, well, you should be, and actively networking to keep ...
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Why Job Search is Different for Executives

Job search is different at the executive level – it simply is. There's more than one reason for that, and you've got to understand how it's different at this level and why if you're going to reach your goals. To help you understand the differences, ...
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Most Executives Falsely Believe They Are Ready to Navigate this Executive Job Market

Would you believe 87% of respondents to a recent LinkedIn poll by ExecuNet Strategist Saundra Botts said they'd be 100% ready for an opportunity if it knocked today? It may be time to re-evaluate our understanding of the word "ready" when it comes to the ...
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How Senior Executives Should Use Job Boards

At the highest levels, the job boards aren't where jobs are found...but they do have their place. About 15% of executive jobs are found on a job board, and that number decreases the higher you go, says ExecuNet Career Strategists Saundra Botts. The problem ...
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Big Opportunity, Small Window

Can you guess the number one reason executives do not get that ideal opportunity? It may shock you. The executive level is unique in that the supply and demand is not in your favor. There are fewer opportunities above 250K than below and these opportunit...
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Real Networking Isn’t About Your Job Search

Networking that is going to actually help you doesn't occur when you have an agenda. When you haven't already "made deposits into the networking account" can you really expect to make withdrawals? That is the topic ExecuNet Career Strategist Saundra Botts ...
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Keeping Your Employer Unaware of Your Job Search

There are times you want to look for your next job without letting your current employer know you are ready for your next challenge. How do you do that? It's pretty difficult to talk to your network on LinkedIn about your search if you don't want your ...
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Having Trouble Interviewing with Younger People?

Do you feel like you do well in the phone interview but when it comes to the next stage, the video or in-person interview, things seem to go south? Do you think the problem is because the interviewers are noticeably younger than you are? Age is only a ...
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