You never know when there’s an opportunity to network…network everywhere, including the sauna.
It is essential, in a job search to sell yourself. How do you do that? Brag, brag, brag!
Social media is a great medium for you to market yourself and it is virtually free. Be polite, be professional, and be purposeful.
You might be surprised to hear what the best times of the year are for job search.
I am Martin Buckland. I’m an executive career management practitioner and I help senior executives across the world, reach their career goals. The question that I’m answering today is, “How many references do I need?” I would suggest you have five. Why five? It’s always good to have an odd number and the five should […]
The question, today, is, “I’m not particularly good on social media. I hardly ever use it. Can you help me? Does it help my career management?” I am Martin Buckland, and I help senior executives manage and advance their careers. Plus, a lot more. The quick answer is yes, it does. You need to get […]
The answer to this question is a resounding, ‘No’. If you include, ‘References Available Upon Request’, you are Instantly dating yourself. We have not put ‘References Available Upon Request’ on a resume for at least a decade. You should have your references typed up on a nice clean sheet, and you should give them to […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Executive recruiters can bring huge value to your career management and career advancement. When you graduate with your executive MBA, build good recruiter relationships right away. In the beginning, it can be daunting, frustrating and cumbersome but it will get you a long way if to develop a relationship with an executive recruiter. Get a […]
Preparing For Career Termination My name is Martin Buckland. I am an executive career management practitioner. I specialize in managing the careers of senior executives, those who aspire to be business leaders, executive MBAs, graduates and candidates, and mining professionals. Today I’ll be sharing ‘Are You Prepared For a Career Termination?’. Over the last 25 […]
Are You Using LinkedIn Effectively? 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, and both graduates and candidates of executive MBA programs. And I’m considered to be a global expert in mining professionals. LinkedIn is […]
Are you ready for a change in your career? What are your aspirations and dreams? Consider these 6 steps to traverse the path ahead.
Almost one quarter of your life will be spent at work. Do you own your career? Take charge now to be happy, work at a great company and be well compensated.
The monotony of a professional life can plague you with feelings of dissatisfaction and stress. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can make small changes that can have a huge impact.
ROI on a job search can be high if you are fully knowledgeable of the process but be aware that myths abound. Let’s debunk some of the top myths.