102 results for tag: Saundra Botts


Got Baggage?

Have you been passed up for a job, not made the cut for the next round of interviews, lied to by the company that hired you regarding the nature of the job or situation of the company? Any or all these situations can leave us with unwanted baggage. This ...
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Explaining Network Equity…and Why You Need It

At the executive level it's crucial to have network equity. The higher you go, the better you are, that is how you get work and more contacts. With network equity you never have to actually look for work again. Listen as ExecuNet Strategist and former ...
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What You Need to Be Thinking About for the Good of Your Career

Are you considering making a career move in 2023 or worried you may not be given a choice? The executive job market is a complicated place right now, and there are added elements you must be aware of as you make your plan. The headlines are filled with ...
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Why December is the Biggest Month for Your Career

In years past, one might have assumed January to be the biggest month for career strategy. Most of what contributes to our professional landscape has changed in the last few years and that has changed how we implement our career strategies. The biggest change ...
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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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