26 results for tag: William Flamme


What’s a Job Seeker to Do on Halloween?

If you are out there looking for a new house to haunt, wouldn't it be a huge help to know the right ghosts and goblins? They could make some introductions for you, get you a meeting with the right ghoul. You know the one – the big ugly one who is guarding ...
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What are They Really Looking to Learn in the Interview?

“I want to focus my answers during interviews on the question behind the question. What are they really looking to learn in an interview?” We’re playing chess, not checkers with this question. I like it! Job search today is a marketing and sales ...
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Is Your Résumé Effective?

You don’t know what you don’t know. When it comes to résumés, that can make your job search ineffective, fruitless, and frustrating. Do you know if your résumé is effective? Here are some questions to ask yourself when you look at your résumé to ...
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Be Strategic in Your Career Search

One of the things we do here at ExecuNet is help members who work with our coaches develop a Value Report. It is the strategic plan from which the member's job search strategy is created based on his/her unique collection of circumstances, experiences, needs, ...
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What Should Be in My Résumé?

Members are always looking for help with their resume, which is totally understandable. Resume construction has followed a basic outline for years but there have also been many changes – some subtle and some not so subtle. You really don't want to blow it ...
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Explaining Job Hopping and Resume Gaps

The lifespan of executives in their roles today tends to be rather short, so how do you tell the story of all your job hopping and resume gaps when you are interviewing? The gaps in employment history that come with moves between jobs is a common concern ...
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What Does it Mean When a Coach Says Candidates Need to Tell Stories in an Interview?

You must have unique differentiators you want to bring forward in an interview, as a theme you weave in your narrative. What you need to provide in your answers during an interview is what you were looking to accomplish. You explain the challenge that was ...
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Listening is an Underrated Skill When it Comes to Video Interviews

How well do you listen? Listening is an underrated skill in life; it's also underrated in a video interview. Because of the lack of physical presence and the cues that provides, people tend to rush to fill the pauses. Here's your opportunity to ...
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Take Some Job Search Advice From Ronald Reagan

"Am I too old?" Only if you think you are. When you are determining your job search plan, and you happen to be on the older side, it is natural to worry  consider that your age may be an obstacle to landing your next job. That's fine. It's actually ...
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What Should My Post-Interview Strategy Be?

You know that moment: the interview is coming to a close, things have gone great and whatever the next step is going to be, you know you'll be asked to take it. So how do you play it? Stay cool and let them initiate next steps? That's not really how you got ...
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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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Your Resume Needs to Be Full of This 4-letter Word

Your resume should be designed to market you, to get you in the door. Its job is to distinguish you from your competition by highlighting the distinct value you would bring to an employer. Here’s where most people go wrong: when you write your resume, ...
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