I had the pleasure of working with a new client today and as we went through the personal branding strategy session, I challenged her with this question: “If an employer has several candidates who are qualified and have strong sales achievements, why should they pick you?” She seems a little stumped at first. After all, […]
As a resume writer, career management coach and job search strategist, I work with my clients on all aspects of their career growth plan…often that includes interview preparation. It always seems to be one extreme or the other. I have had clients who are comfortable and confident in interviews and just need the right tools […]
I had the pleasure recently of working with an executive client on her job search strategy plan. I was very happy to learn that she stayed engaged in her career management and networking efforts over the years. I recognize that it’s scary for many jobseekers who have not looked for a new job in more […]
If you have recently launched a job search, you know all the hard work it takes to stay focused, committed and dedicated to the process. When you have not looked for a job in a long time, getting the perfect resume, mastering interview techniques and having the energy to network and engage with key decision […]
For many people, no matter how long they have been in their careers, interviews are never fun. I often challenge my clients to think of the interviewing process as a meeting or an exchange of information. Sort of like, I check you out and you check me out and see if we are a right […]
When it comes to your executive job search, these 7 steps work, time and time again. Sure the strategies, techniques and tactics in each step should be customized and targeted, but whether you are reaching for a CEO job in manufacturing or a VP of marketing job in technology industry, following this path will lead […]
When it comes to today’s executive job search, you must be willing to try new things, expand your efforts and think outside of the box. However, before you aimlessly dive into an executive job search, here are 4 critical actions you must address immediately.
To avoid confusion, ask the employer for a breakdown of typical salary range and associated benefits for your position when it’s time for negotiation.
There is a lot of truth to the notion about what happens when preparation meets opportunity, the possibilities are endless… especially when it comes to your executive job search.
The word “faux pas” literally means a false misstep or socially ackward act. Hmm, I certainly have been on the receiving end of faux pas and will readily admit that I committed a few myself. However the one place you don’t want to commit faux pas is in your job search. You may be familiar […]