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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
It’s a familiar feeling… Monday morning… One day, one day I’ll make a career change for the better. For most of course, that day never comes unless you look for some executive career advice. It has been a historic challenge for many people to know how to change their career. Most career coaching clients that we work with are looking [...]
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 [...]
Your most important job is to be head marketer for 'brand You'. I am a brand. YOU are a brand. In fact, everyone is a brand. You’ve been a brand your entire life whether you’ve been aware of it or not. How you act, how you communicate, what you stand for and how people feel about you are [...]
The ‘Elevator Pitch’ Definition: An elevator pitch, elevator speech, or elevator statement is a short summary used to quickly and simply define a person, profession, product, service, organization or event and its value proposition. The elevator pitch has been around almost as long as, well, elevators, but remains a necessary step in the armoury of any executive looking for their next role or career change [...]
The elevator pitch (also known as an elevator speech, or elevator statement) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your value proposition. It's a succinct few sentences that sum up your experience and value to the listener. Here, Steve discusses the structure of the elevator pitch and how this might vary in relation to different contexts. https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/elevatorpitch_converted.mp3