Company Holiday party? Do’s and Don’ts from an employment lawyer.
A recent IvyExec.com article suggested that you can increase your odds of being hired with a simple referral. Their figures quote that you are FOURTEEN times more likely to be hired for a position if you apply with a referral. That’s a pretty persuasive argument for networking! By making connections during networking events, during your […]
LinkedIn is one of the world’s most respected social media platforms for business networking. Chances are, you have a LinkedIn account yourself. When you created your account, LinkedIn assigned a default URL or web address, typically a combination of your first and last name followed by a list of default characters such as: http://ca.linkedin.com/mbuckland/12/abc/345de. Is […]
Networking is crucial, from your first job delivering papers or slinging burgers to your ultimate dream job of a Board position in a global organization. If you think of over the span of your career, it’s rather like gardening. You begin in the early season with easily grown veggies, then branch out into new […]
Why should you approach an executive recruiter? Shouldn’t they find you? In short, it’s a huge pool of potential talent out there and retained recruiters fill over 90,000 jobs a year with candidates. You want to stand out, be visible and available, and you want to offer added value. Want that dream job? Make the person filling that job want to talk to you!
For the past year, I have had the privilege of working with BlueSteps members – all global executives – and celebrating in their career advancement after taking advantage of various BlueSteps services. While it is possible to climb the corporate ladder unassisted, the reality is this: The higher you climb, the thinner the air and […]