Job hunting while employed can be both challenging and risky. Here are five tips for a secret job search.
The more actively you manage your career, the quicker you will reach your career destination and goals.
More senior executives will be on the job hunt in 2015. Knowing how to define and promote your career differentiators will give you a competitive edge.
LinkedIn is a business networking tool that can deliver huge value to your career management and advancement. Here are my top LinkedIn tips.
Career coaches are everywhere, yet their skills and qualifications range widely. Check off these five criteria as you vet prospective career coaches.
To find the right career path, you need to understand who you are. Try these tools, experts, and self-reflective questions.
If you build a rapport and maintain that relationship, a retained recruiter can manage your career for the rest of your life.
Athletes engage coaches to assist them to win, why don’t you hire a career coach to assist YOU to win your dream job?
A job search is challenging enough, without buying into these common myths that can derail you before you even start!
The job for life concept our grandparents were afforded no longer exists. The career management motto of today is Be Prepared!
How you can use Twitter to display your brand, express your career goals, share your knowledge, and further your job search.
Why Santa Claus updates his resume every year, even though he’s not actively looking for a new job – at least we hope not!
A hand-written thank you note after a job interview is a simple, striking and cost-effective method of differentiating yourself.
Always include these three elements in a cover letter in order to make a memorable impression on hiring influencers.
Networking results come from quality relationships. When you’re working the room at a networking function, your goal should be to engage in meaningful conversations and build relationships, not just participate in small talk and amass business cards. Think just as carefully about the cards you’ve giving out. Refrain from handing out your business card to […]
A guest post by Mandeep Grewal, an executive recruiter. The recruitment industry has changed significantly with technology. When I started in the executive search business in 2000, we relied mainly on company websites (which were minimal in detail) and “calling into companies” to figure out who did what. Today, especially with LinkedIn, we look at […]
As a professional resume writer, I only have 11”, 22” or 33” (1, 2 or 3 pages) to sell my clients, which I do by clearly, succinctly and powerfully telling their career story. It can be very challenging to fit it all in, especially for a senior executive with 30+ years of experience. Resume real […]
Did you accidentally clone yourself and now you have more than one LinkedIn profile? It’s happened to many people. You got caught up in the social media buzz and quickly joined, even though you weren’t sure what to do with your profile. Months or even years went by and as social recruiting became the norm, […]
Just being listed as a member of a professional association can help you be found by recruiters who go through these directories to source talent. But you’ll get far better results if you’re active in the group. When we discussed how to choose an executive networking group, I suggested you nominate yourself for a volunteer […]
Being a detective is a lot easier now than when I first became a Scotland Yard detective. Why? I didn’t have access to the Internet. That global resource would have provided me with a whole new array of tools to do my police work. Today it’s a lot easier to uncover facts than it’s ever […]