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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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!
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.
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.
Contrary to what you may assume or have ben told, July and August are the two best months to conduct a job search. Read on to learn why.
We often hear that networking is so important because it is about who you know that gets you the job. However, this messaging seems a bit misleading. The critical component to landing new positions is that people within your network know that you are looking for a new position in a specific industry or role.
LinkedIn is part of your marketing and sales tools and your professional persona on the internet. Learn some of my recommendations on how to eliminate mistakes and negativity in your LinkedIn profile.
A job search comes with uncertainty about what the future may hold, and that can lead to negative feelings about the process in general. However, going into a job search with a positive mindset can have impactful results that ultimately benefit your career.
A job search is undoubtedly stressful. When you’re feeling inundated by the uncertainties, questions, and decisions you’re faced with during a job search, use these tips to help ease your stress and save your sanity.
Often people make personal resolutions around the New Year. The New Year has become synonymous with a fresh start. However, your personal life does not have to be the only part of your life that benefits from resolutions; your career can also benefit from your attention to setting some resolutions and starting fresh. How? Here […]
The beginning of the year and into Spring are the best months to search for a new job. Companies have received their new budgets and have made growth goals for the year; therefore, these early months are a great time to find a new position. With that in mind, it is imperative that you’re prepared […]
If you are in the thick of a job search, it is easy to become discouraged. However, it does not have to be that way. At this time, when the use of social media and networking are at their peak, there are a few things you can do to maximize your job search immediately. To […]