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Boo! Are you scaring away opportunities or the competition?

Scare away your competition not your opportunities! Successfully managing an Executive Career requires the maintenance of a current resume, establishing a personal brand, career planning, networking, an impressive attire and an updated and professional online photo. If you wish to be noticed and to have a positive influence on those in a position to offer you new opportunities

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Job Search Strategy – Notes for Networking

What job search strategies are you utilizing? Since we know that networking is the most effective and successful job search tool available have you made it your top priority? If so, are you prepared to network in person and online? Professional networking opportunities are easily discovered but don’t ignore opportunities to network at any social venue

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Is there a cultural fit or a shared vision?

Which companies are you targeting in your job search? Have you given consideration to a cultural fit or a shared vision? In a previous blog post, What Skills Should You Be Flaunting, a cultural fit and shared vision were given top priority in a decision to hire. Are you interested in a company that publicly communicates sustainability objectives or

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Nothing to Hide

“Nothing to hide” for most suggests, genuine, honest, reputable, all good and no bad. The obvious transparency that is inevitable with the exploding advent of social media will have a huge impact on those who do have something to hide. Of course there will always be those who will work at avoiding detection but this will also become more difficult in time

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What skills should you be flaunting?

During a job search, your hard skills and soft skills are your key assets but what skills should you be flaunting? At CB Online, “The 7 traits of super staff”, Brian Scudamore, CEO and founder of 1-800-GOT-JUNK attributes his success as one of “Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies” to hiring the right people. His key factors in determining the ideal candidate

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