My name is Martin Buckland and I help senior executives reach their career goals. Today’s question is “I’ve applied for over 120 jobs, and I’ve never received an answer.” Sadly, this is very common. I can totally understand that you are frustrated after 120 and no reply. That would frustrate me. To allay that frustration. […]
“I was lucky. I received a very generous severance. So I’m just going to start my job search just before my severance expires.” I’m Martin Buckland and I am an Executive Career Management Practitioner and I help my clients across the world, reach their career goals. The question today is regarding receiving a generous severance […]
Do you manage your career? Do you manage your finances? I suspect you probably manage your finances more than you do your career. So what is a resume? What is a CV? It’s your sales proposition. You only get one chance to talk about exactly who you are. One chance to sell YOU. A resume […]
How to Navigate a Career Transition Transitioning functions is going to be very difficult. You should really knuckle down within your own environment. It’s something you are an expert, then you feel comfortable with them because as soon as you shift across a few degrees, there are other experts and thousands and thousands of experts […]
I am Martin Buckland a global executive career management practitioner. Today we’re going to talk about the top six successful social media habits. I call myself a LinkedIn junkie. I’m always on LinkedIn because I teach it. I know how I use it and I want my clients to use it all the time. You […]
Today we are talking about how a Career Coach can help you achieve your career goals with minimum pitfalls. Working with a career coach is a partnership. It is a collaboration to jointly evaluate your skills and through these coaching sessions we will probably determine many more skills, that are valuable in your career advancement, […]
Remember, first impressions count. One, mistake and you can potentially ruin a relationship or at least a conversation with a person. Make your elevator pitch memorable and memorize it.
Job Search is an Art. 23 mitakes to avoid that will sabotage your job search.
Always look at the camera, not the screen Dress for the interview. It is another stage in the interview process, so do not be in your PJ’s or don’t be in something that’s very casual. Dress as if you are at an in-person interview. It gives a professional presentation but also it uplifts you and […]
Are you trendy with your resume? Trends change, resume formats change, and CV formats change all the time. You need to keep pace with the trends.
Hello, my name is Martin Buckland. I’m an executive career management practitioner and it’s my job to get people to the interview stage. Then it’s over to them. My colleague, Diane Hudson, who does a lot of interview coaching and interview tutoring is going to give you tips. So Diane, what is your number one tip for interviewing?
How to Bridge Your Career Transition Good career management involves managing your career 365 days of the year. If you’re in career transition, it doesn’t necessarily mean you can take a stop gap job. We’re on the bridge in London. You can bridge your career temporarily until you find that job that you want. Take […]
Use your resume to your greatest advantage. My name is Martin Buckland and I’m an executive career management practitioner. I manage the careers of the senior executives, those who aspire to be business leaders, executive MBAs, and mining practitioners. I’m here to talk with you about resume distribution. You have lots of options. When your […]
Tips to demonstrate your value Today, we are in front of the London Stock Exchange. Shareholders are looking for you and your corporate performance. They are looking to increase their dividends, their profits, their revenue, and they’re looking to streamline operations. They also want to expand, possibly internationally. You have value that can play a […]
My name is Martin Buckland. I am an executive career management practitioner. I manage and advance the careers of senior executives, those who aspire to be business leaders, eMBA graduates and candidates, and mining professionals globally. I am passionate about personal branding and corporate branding. It is very important in today’s world to be competitive […]
I am here today in one of the busiest intersections and one of the business junctions in London. You can probably hear the roar of her cars going around and around this huge Hyde Park corner. It’s a conduit. It’s a feeder. It’s an exit for multiple roads. Think of it as your network. Retain […]
I’m here today in Parliament Square, one of the most famous squares in London to talk about my four job search tips. Have an updated resume. You would think that simple, wouldn’t you? But not a lot of people do, sadly, or they don’t even know how to write a resume. It’s quite complex, because […]
If you are terminated from a job, here are five tips that you need to know… Go see an employment lawyer. They may be able to help you get a bigger severance. Employers also expect you to go and see an employment lawyer. Deal with any anger or rage. It’s natural to suffer from this […]
If you find yourself in a job search unexpectedly or for an extended period of time, it is often overwhelming and disheartening, especially if you are not seeing the response you hoped for. In a prolonged job search, it is difficult to maintain the momentum and excitement that comes with the new possibilities of a jobs search. Therefore, there may be a time where you have to refresh your executive job search to continually invest your time and full effort. Use these tips to bolster your motivation and success!
Here are my top five personal branding tips: #1 Compile and deliver a compelling, resonating, and memorable message. #2 Use the English language to the maximum your message. Use resonating words – words that would seduce the audience and make an impact with them. #3 Weave your personal brand into everything you do. #4 Place […]