The #1 Networking Mistake most Executives make
I hate to break it to you, but most job seekers I know make one fatal mistake – they only network when they are looking for a job. I love the definition of networking on businessdictionary.com: “Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefit. Networking is…Read More
It’s a Secret – the #1 Way to Create a Resume that Gets Immediate Results
As a former Market Research / Competitive Intelligence professional now turned Resume Writer and Career Coach, I’m wired to look at products, companies and now people with the ability to pinpoint their unique strengths and selling points – or what is known as their “unique selling proposition” (USP) – and communicate this to employers. A…Read More
A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury!
A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury! (Or what does putting a grill together have to do with conducting a job search?) True story. On a Memorial Day weekend, just after graduating from college, I bought a grill. I decided I was going to save the $100 fee to have the hardware…Read More
6 ways to Accelerate your Job Search in the New Year!
If you truly want to jump start and accelerate your job search, you may need a different approach. You’ve heard it said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing but expecting different results. If what you’re doing in your job search is not working, you need a new approach that will get…Read More
Top 5 Ways to Accelerate your Job Search: #1 Define & Communicate your Brand
What do you think of when you hear the word “Brand”? Perhaps Nike with their infamous “swoosh” mark and the “Just Do It” tag line. Did you know that YOU are a brand? Yes, that is correct. You are a brand! A brand is a product, service or concept that is distinguished from others, so…Read More
Executive Job Search Campaigns – DIY or outsource to a professional?
Short answer – leave it to a professional and go enjoy your time off. As an executive, you probably have someone to do your landscaping and housekeeping, in addition to an administrative professional helping you on your job. Yet, many executives still conduct their own job search campaigns. With very little spare time, executives may…Read More