Our Executive Career Advice includes support around landing your next role faster through solid career advice, achieving more interviews with CV advice, helping build your personal brand, learning about the hidden jobs market & finding the executive headhunters and thought leadership to ensure that opportunities come to you.

Our career advice & guidance insights will advise you on various elements of the executive job search world, all designed to help you land your next role faster. It's important to take the right paths when carrying out your job hunt, career change or executive coaching (whether you are focusing on individual executive career coaching or professional outplacement), and therefore our career advice blog is a vital tool to your success.

Welcome to the Blog - Career Tips to Accelerate Your Career Success

Must-Do CV Tips for Senior-Level Jobs

"Emphasize your strengths on your CV, in your cover letters and in your interviews. It may sound obvious, but you'd be surprised how many people simply list everything they've ever done. Convey your passion and link your strengths to measurable results. Employers and interviewers love concrete data". Marcus Buckingham No one needs to be told about the importance of a [...]

5 Smart Things to Do for Your Career This Spring

5 Smart Things to Do for Your Executive Career This Spring March is the beginning of the spring-cleaning season. It can also have relevance to your executive career. Could you use a little 'spring forward' when it comes to your professional life? Reset your Schedule There's not enough time in a day to do everything. Prioritize within your list of [...]

Redundancy: Employers should show a human touch

Redundancy: Employers should show a human touch When you’re going through a redundancy exercise before and through outplacement or executive career coaching support, you could concentrate so much on procedures that you might forget that you’re dealing with individuals. Employees will have different questions and concerns, and there are some things that you may be able to do to make things [...]

How Does Career Coaching Work? Executive Interview Questions

In case you are still confused whether to hire or not to hire a career coach for yourself, it is time that you look at the options on how career coaching actually works. As per reputed career coaches, the concept of executive career coaching involves brainstorming conversations and future focussed discussions. Why is Career Coaching Required? Many candidates stay clueless [...]

How to Nail the Job Search When You’re a Busy Executive

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and will always solve the problems of [...]

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2 Way Street – Executive Interview Questions to Expect, and Ask

Wouldn't it be fantastic if you knew exactly what executive interview questions a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview?   While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the most commonly asked interview questions asked to executives! It's a good idea to spend some time thinking about the [...]

How to Tap into the Invisible- The Hidden Job Market

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 [...]

Using Social Media to Build your Executive Personal Brand

How To: Personal Branding Social Media "Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be cynical about such things, much harder to be successful". – Sir Richard Branson   A strong executive personal brand will differentiate you from others by showcasing the value you offer [...]

The show must go on…. How to survive in a job you hate while you work your EXIT PLAN

Help I Hate My Job! You wake up in the morning feeling like you've been punched in your stomach. You don't want to go there but you have to. Thoughts are racing through your mind while you're making your coffee (or standing in the queue at your favourite coffee shop). What to do if you hate your job? Stress kicks [...]

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Mince Pies and Chill or Changing Gears? – Give your Career a Boost over Christmas

Ah, the festive season is here. The streets look glamorous. Hot chocolate with marshmallows are on tap. Everyone finally looks happy (mostly!). What will be on your agenda during the Christmas Break? Relaxing, relaxing, relaxing, going to parties, wrapping and unwrapping presents, or a focus on your job-hunting prospects? The time to put things in motion is now. Champions don't [...]

Ignite your networking flame- but please don’t burn anyone

“What people say and feel about you when you've left a room is precisely your job while you are in it.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru   Networking is a door opener. Every person can introduce us to new ideas, expand our knowledge and lead to new business adventures. However, it won't happen if you don't make an effort to connect. Business [...]

Career Coaching de-mystified

“Start today creating a vision for yourself, your life, and your career. Bounce back from adversity and create what you want, rebuild and rebrand. Tell yourself it's possible along the way, have patience, and maintain peace with yourself during the process.” ― Germany Kent Is there a faster and more harmonious way to finding career happiness? Do we need to [...]

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Are you Armani or Next at heart? – It can make or break your career

All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.  – Tom Peters in Fast Company Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to [...]

Pomodoro, white noise and building forests – “new” ways of working effectively

There’s only one thing in the entire the entire Universe that has the ultimate value. It’s Time. A lot was said about Time. They say spend it wisely, don’t waste it. Time can limit us (timescales). It can stress us (deadlines). It can make us happy (free time). It can become our best ally if we learn the art of [...]

Corporate Outplacement – Because People Matter

Today’s business environment is riddled with changes: mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, relocation, retirement, and ever-changing market pressures. Most work force changes are largely a result of these changes and this is why corporate outplacement is needed to be involved. Redundancy situations can be stressful, traumatic and often unpleasant for both employer and employee. Outplacement services allow these changes to be made [...]

Top 4 Benefits of Career Coaching that you need to know

If you are seeking an extra edge in your career, executive career coaching is worth considering. It’s smart to learn about the short cuts and secret doors to career success from people who have the knowledge, expertise and experience. Why would you spend weeks trying to find the solution that a Career Coach can give you? A formal definition of [...]

Be Strategic and Instinctive in your Job Search

‘’If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough’’- Mario Andretti. There’s another kind of ‘fast’. It’s your intuition. It’s scary to let go and trust it but what if this is the key to happiness and success in the business world? We all know over thinking and fear, but only a few know how to trust the quiet [...]

The 5 Best Executive Job Interview Tips

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking and tough. ...But executive job interviews can be even worse. They frequently last for days and involve tough tasks and decision-making exercises. But what if you had an unfair advantage? Perhaps a set of executive job interview tips that seem to automatically convince the job interviewers that you're the right person for the job? Well, [...]

What is the best time to apply for an executive level job?

When looking to make a critical career leap many objectives matter. The field of business and the character of position you’re applying for will determine the way your new career path will progress. Especially in the world of senior-level jobs, certain variables need to be taken into consideration. Today we’re going to think about the best time to look for [...]

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5 Interview Questions You Must Nail In Your Executive Job Interview

Executive job interview tips Recently, you’ve received an interview invitation from an executive recruiter. The senior level role at a successful company sounds like a good fit for your skill set and work experience. To make the life-changing career move you need to excel in your executive job interview. This guide will lead you, as a C-level executive job seeker, [...]

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