Speaking the “Right” Language for Your Next Job
by Wendy Enelow - Jan, 2010
Whether writing your resume, cover letter, or executive leadership profile, having an informal networking lunch with a colleague, or sitting in the boardroom during an interview, it is critical that you speak the language of the position you are seeking and NOT the language of the last job you held. What does that mean? Here’s an example: Suppose you’ve just resigned from your position as VP of International Sales and are...
Writing Winning Thank-You Letters
by Wendy Enelow - Jan, 2010
Writing powerful, executive-level thank-you letters is not just a formality anymore; not just a quick, "Thanks for the interview - can’t wait to hear from you." Thank-you letters (which I refer to as second-tier marketing tools) can have tremendous value in moving your candidacy forward and positioning you above the competition. Although much of what you include in your thank-you letter may have already been communicated durin...
Are You Committing These Common Job Search Faux Pas?
by Debra Wheatman - Jan, 2010
Many job search candidates spend innumerable hours pursuing employment opportunities; yet many do not achieve the desired results. Having worked with thousands of people trying to obtain positions of increased responsibility in their chosen industry or field, I have encountered the following common mistakes, resulting in failure to achieve optimal outcomes: No organized search strategy: You need a plan. Keep yourself organi...
Innovation at Work - Seven Questions to Ask Before You're Hired
by Dee McCrorey - Jan, 2010
In an ever-changing marketplace, innovating your way to career success means keeping your "innovation potential" at peak performance. You risk a career setback by accepting a position that doesn't excite you or working with a company incapable of keeping your innovation threshold humming at a higher level. As a talented professional, much of your success depends upon the partners you select and how you collaborate and innov...
Nail Your Next Job Interview - Seven Key Strengths to Leverage During Negotiations
by Dee McCrorey - Jan, 2010
Everyone has a unique negotiating style that when effectively used becomes your calling card in building healthy relationships. So often in business, professionals focus on their weak areas and less about the value they bring to the deal. How does this apply to you when interviewing for a new position inside your organization or outside the company? Interviewing for a new position provides you with an opportunity to conn...
You’re Perfect for the Job, Except...
by Barbara Safani - Jan, 2010
Last year I went on multiple interviews for six different consulting assignments. It’s kind of strange to go on interviews when your profession revolves around teaching others how to interview. It’s often a humbling experience and sometimes I don’t even take my own advice. I thought I was perfect for each of these roles. But my definition of perfect didn’t always jive with the hiring manager’s. My skills were never in question...
New Year, New Career: The
by Ford R. Myers - Jan, 2010
Do you hope to get your career on track in 2010, with more power and momentum than ever before? Even though we’re in a very challenging recession and a very bad job market, do you want to “buck the trend” and create breakthrough results? Are you prepared to create the focused and productive career that you know you are capable of having – one that will give you great satisfaction and financial reward? More than 75% of adult...
Three Questions All Hiring Managers Asks Themselves When Considering YOU for the Job
by Joshua Waldman - Dec, 2009
In a video published by Pink Slip Mixers, a well known career coach said that, “A resume is a necessary evil.” Some HR folks will cringe at that statement, despite it’s truth. So, I’d like to take a moment and analyze exactly why that statement is some of the best job seeking advice you could get. After all, too many job seekers spend all their time polishing off a resume to submit in an application process, despite recent sta...
Nine Tips for Mastering Email Overload for Busy Executives
by Andy Robinson - Dec, 2009
Before email, SENDERS shouldered the burden of mail. Writing, stamping, and mailing a letter was a lot of work. Email bludgeoned that system in no time. Now the RECEIVER shoulders the burden of filtering, reading and responding to the endless stream of emails we receive on a day-to-day basis. Taming email means training the senders to put the burden of quality back on themselves. What's the best way to train everyone...
The Eight Major Types of Interviews
by Thomas J. Denham - Dec, 2009
There are many types of interviews serving diverse purposes. Knowing what to expect can help you achieve your goals. 1. Informational Interview The objective of this interview is to ask for advice and learn more about a particular career field, employer or particular job. Interviewing experts in their field is one more way to become more occupationally literate. The knowledge that you gain here will make you a sharper a...
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