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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Networking and interacting with recruiters: A head hunter’s view

I interviewed top head hunter Phil Sharp, Managing Director of Executive Headhunters Ltd. My questions to Phil were based around some of the concerns my clients have. So here you have it from a Head Hunters perspective. Q: How can senior level candidates network appropriately? I think the answer to this one really depends on whether the person is on [...]

5 great reasons you should take a call from a recruiter or headhunter – even if you’re not seeking a new role

When you get the call from an executive recruiter or a headhunter, don’t hang up! I am constantly surprised when senior executives tell me they never speak to recruitment professionals. Take a few minutes to hear what they have to say - you may be glad you did! 5 benefits of developing a relationship with an executive headhunter or senior level [...]

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How strategic networking can accelerate your career success

All too often I hear people dismiss networking as a 'necessary evil' that's nevertheless an important part of their company's business development strategy. I may wholeheartedly disagree with the term 'evil' but it's always good to hear networking being referred to as 'necessary'. You will hear a lot of the word "networking" in our executive career coaching & outplacement services. [...]

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Twitter: The secret tool in developing recruiter relationships [Podcast]

According to Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey, an incredible 73% of recruiters have hired a candidate through social media. And more senior executives and recruiters use Twitter than you might think. Our MD Steve Nicholls explains how Twitter successfully breaks down barriers in developing candidate/recruiter relationships... https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Twitter_and_recruiter_relationships_converted.mp3  

Headhunter Insights with Victoria Baker: Transferable skills

This month, we spoke with Executive Headhunter Victoria Baker to bring you more job search guidance from the Headhunter's perspective. As a Generalist Headhunter, Victoria's role covers the end-to-end recruitment cycle and she has particular expertise at recruiting at senior/management level within a range of sectors. Here, Victoria highlights the importance of transferable skills, and shares her best advice to help senior executives [...]

Headhunter Insights with James Boyer: Building relationships with headhunters

'James Boyer, Headhunter' Executive Headhunter James Boyer, a specialist in the online gaming industry, shares his unconventional job search tips for senior executives.   James offers advice to help senior executives improve their approach to networking and goes on to explain how you can begin to build a strong relationship with a Headhunter. He provides insight into the gaming industry and you'll find out why you should [...]

Recruiters not calling you back? Here’s why. [Podcast]

You may have experienced some issues around working with recruiters. This can be alleviated through greater understanding of the processes and priorities of their business model (servicing their clients). It’s also important to recognise that the process is not linear; it takes time for recruiters to hear back from their clients. It’s appropriate to send the odd email to check [...]

Stop connecting & start calling [Podcast]

The benefits of using emails are hard to resist. Email is a quick and easy method of communication; they do not interrupt someone or put them on the spot. But when you're looking to make a good impression and create rapport, a phone call is often the more effective option. An email could go for hours or even days without [...]

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