73 results for tag: Saundra Botts


The Value Proposition: Real Life Examples

Knowing your unique value and being able to talk about it to prospective employers is the key to executive job search. But what does that look like? One thing it doesn't look like is a list of duties and responsibilities, yet that's what nearly all job ...
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Value Communication, Not Selling Yourself Gets Job Offers

You can't just tell them all you have done and expect to receive any offer – not at the executive level. At this level, you need to make a business case for why you are the person for the job. You cannot leave them to connect the dots by "selling ...
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Understanding What Can and What Cannot be Controlled in Job Search

When you are in a job search it's a personal mission, which makes it different than the business decision that is hiring someone to a fill a position on your team. The very nature of it being personal makes it impossible for for the job seeker to be ...
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Boiling Down Decades of Work Experience Into One Value Story

The key to being effective in an executive-level job search is distilling all you have done down into one compelling, focused value story. When you have done a lot, what we use to create identity is the value through line that can be drawn throughout your ...
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The Executive Mic Drop… Don’t Do It!

When you try and explain why the interviewer should hire you and you explain your fantastic career experience you are pointing into the past, doing what senior-level career strategist Saundra Botts calls an Executive Mic drop. The problem is the interviewer ...
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Getting Known for What You Know

One great challenge many executives have is getting known for what they know. At the executive level this is vital. It needs to be an ongoing part of one's networking efforts, not just something that happens when in job search. The first step is identifying ...
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The Importance of Consistent Personal Marketing

Need help telling your story? ExecuNet's Career Strategists can make the difference in all aspects of your job search... and beyond. Get the help you need and the job you deserve. When it comes to an executive job search your marketing efforts are a huge ...
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Starting an Effective Job Search

Beginning an executive job search can be overwhelming. It's understandable. You are an executive, not a professional job seeker. Don't worry. We're here to advise you! One of our team of advisers is former recruiter Saundra Botts. She works every day to ...
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Things are Different When Looking for a Job at the Executive Level

It's gold medal or bust in the job search world. Getting onto the podium simply isn't good enough. But that's what's going to happen if you're an executive who is approaching your job search in a non-executive manner. Need help telling your story? ExecuN...
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Does Your Job Search Need a Marketing Makeover?

Chances are your next job will come through a second- or third-degree connection in your network. That doesn't mean your message is "I'm looking for a new job" or "Do you know of anything I'd be good for?" According to our career strategists, for most ...
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How to Solve the No-offer Mystery and Get the Job

Shocked. Heartbroken. These days more and more job seekers at the senior levels are reporting they nailed the interview – but were stunned not to get the offer. Why? Like many in today's executive hiring market, you might be getting a lot of attention ...
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It’s About Presenting Value, Not Skills and Experiences

Need help telling your story? ExecuNet's Career Strategists can make the difference in all aspects of your job search... and beyond. Get the help you need and the job you deserve. Focusing on skills and experience rather than value is a common problem at ...
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