38 results for tag: Saundra Botts


Can Someone Be Overprepared for an Interview?

"Is it possible to overprepare for an interview?" This was a question Master Class host Tony Vlahos asked of career coach Saundra Botts during a roundtable Q&A.  Saundra answer was predictably "no" but she then went on to explain some ways to use ...
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Reasons Candidates are Not Getting Job Offers

There can be many reasons why a candidate does not get an offer. You have to accept that you may never know why an offer never materialized after hours and hours of interviews for a position that you know you were just perfect for. Sometimes (often) it ...
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The State of Executive Hiring in this Uncharted Time

"After eight weeks of interviewing and talk of an offer, the company put a freeze on hiring due to the state of the economy.  To make matters worse, two other companies cancelled interviews on me this week. Am I right to think it's time to panic?" This ...
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The Senior Executive-level Job Interview: Proven Success Strategies and Tactics

Succeeding during the interview is the final step in landing that ideal senior-level executive role. No doubt, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions. But the interviewing process begins long before you walk through the hiring manager...
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Job Hopping: Exciting Journey or Desperate Scramble?

Having a bias against job hopping in the modern, disruptive economy is very old school. Things change, companies pivot, and divisions disappear. This all started in the 2008 recession and is simply our reality now. The onus is now on the individual to keep ...
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Why You Need an Executive Career Coach

You're not a professional job seeker. No matter how good you are at your job, the experts in career coaching, recruiting and knowing what's working in today's job market are better when it comes to the world of job search – just like you're better when ...
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Don’t Go to Your Next Interview Without This

An exclusive branch of ExecuNet Master Class is Tony Vlahos' Q&As with our Strategists and Coaches. Reserved for our VIPs, these sessions allow listeners to ask questions and hear our experts speak about the job search challenges that are troubling the ...
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How Do People Who Are Successful at Job Search Use LinkedIn?

An exclusive branch of ExecuNet Master Class is Tony Vlahos' Q&As with our Strategists and Coaches. Reserved for our VIPs, these sessions allow listeners to ask questions and hear our experts speak about the job search challenges that are troubling the ...
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What Executives Need to Understand About Recruiters

Recruiters use are paid to find people for jobs not jobs for people. That's the facts, but all too often job seekers are expecting recruiters to look for a job that fits them and to call when they find it. That's not how it works. Listen to ExecuNet Coach ...
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Why Your Job Search Isn’t Working – and How to Fix It

Have you been applying to hundreds of jobs without getting a response? Maybe you've been on many interviews but have not received an offer. There are potentially dozens of reasons why your job search isn’t working. We’ve assembled a powerhouse panel ...
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The Posts You Need to See Heading into 2020

With the arrival of another new year I took a moment to look back and reflect upon which handful of posts would be especially useful for job seekers heading into 2020. I narrowed the list down to these seven. For different reasons, they all share ...
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Subject Matter Expert or “Pigeon-holed?”

Gone are the days of old-fashioned job security where you could get into a "safe" industry or stay somewhere long enough that you would never have to worry about being laid-off, downsized or becoming obsolete. In the new economy of disruption, the only job ...
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