42 results for tag: Saundra Botts


What Should Candidates Ask During Interviews?

The interview is a conversation but it's also an investigation. Just like they are forming impressions on you and if they want you to work there; you are forming impressions on them and if you want to work there. So how do you do that as the candidate? ...
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Interviewing Tips for When English Isn’t Your Primary Language

"English is not my first language. Are there things that I need to know to help me in an interview?" This question was asked during a Q&A session with ExecuNet Career Coaches. Saundra Botts and Maxine Dolle offered some suggestions to help make ...
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Planning for Interview Bias

There are things we can control in an interview and things we simply cannot control. But even the things that you cannot control can be influenced – if you have a plan. Listen to ExecuNet Career Coach Harriette Lowenthal explain. The ExecuNet ...
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The Easiest and Hardest Interview Question to Answer

The interview is an elimination process. Everything that comes out of your mouth can, and will, be used against you. There are so many fewer positions available at the executive level that even things that are not meant to trap you can lead you out of ...
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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's answer was predictably "no" – then she 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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