If only there were 60 hours in a day… everything would get done and there would plenty of time for unwinding. Sadly, it’s not quite like that. We have a limited amount of time at our disposal and a huge to-do list. This is where you will ask yourself, "Should I get a career coach?" What number on the list [...]
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What if your perfect job is not advertised in a traditional way? What if you had to stretch your job hunting skills to find it? There are plenty of unadvertised or "hidden" jobs out there, but discovering them takes (yes, sometimes a little bit of luck) a great many smart discovery tactics. The Hidden Job Market refers to all the [...]
Mоѕt реорlе are аwаrе of the stress wе fасе in vаriоuѕ ѕituаtiоnѕ in life and career. It might bе mоving hоmеѕ, changing career, tackling illness or a bеrеаvеmеnt, or tackling the hidden jobs market. There are mаnу times in our livеѕ whеn external рrеѕѕurеѕ affect thе way wе bеhаvе. It iѕ at times like thеѕе thаt we often need аdviсе [...]
If you ask most people how they heard about their last or current job, very few would say they answered an advertisement as most jobs are within the unadvertised jobs market. Advertised jobs only constitute a small portion of the total number of job vacancies. In fact, most persons would say they heard about their last job from someone they knew [...]
As an experienced hidden jobs finder, I have spoken extensively about the benefits of focusing on personal branding and the hidden jobs market and its important that you know how to find hidden jobs by navigating it efficiently. I still see many instances where executives are ignoring this, or paying little attention to the potential. So, I’d like to revisit this [...]
Let's begin with a short Career Q&A to help you with some executive career advice: During your career, how many times have you come to a role by applying for it How many times has a role come to you… through a personal introduction, reference or invitation? Have you had roles where your CV/resume was a formality? Have you had roles where [...]
I'm going to cover how to effectively use job boards in your executive job search in this article. Executive career advice is plentiful on our website, so feel to use a key word search for other subjects. Job boards are a necessary component in the job hunting jigsaw, but they’re often somewhat underutilized by senior level executives. I fully understand the reticence to unleash your [...]
How do HR Directors and Consultants facilitate a smooth exit for staff affected by redundancy, in terms of outplacement career coaching? Outplacement; Defined as the provision of assistance to redundant employees in finding new employment, either as a benefit provided by the employer directly, or through a specialist service. To the subject of outplacement, I’d like to hopefully offer something [...]
Is job search competition holding you back? What’s holding you back in your executive job search? Tough competition for jobs? A lack of suitable vacancies? These concerns rank amongst the most common obstacles faced in securing a new position – according to senior executives interviewed in a recent study: “A huge shortage of jobs means there is high competition when a role becomes [...]
What is the hidden jobs market and what does this mean for you? Find out how, with a concerted effort and a battle plan, you can begin to navigate the hidden jobs market today. https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Hidden_Jobs_Market_converted.mp3 For more information, download the Hidden Jobs Market report here: Navigating the Hidden Jobs Market: A report for senior executives
Is your senior executive job search taking longer than you had planned? Has your resilience started to fray around the edges? We’ve just received the findings from an independent detailed candidate and recruiter survey, which found that 51% of candidates had been looking for their new role for four months or longer, with 1 in 10 still looking after 12 [...]