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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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

What is Executive Outplacement?

In today's volatile business world there are mаnу соmраniеѕ thаt face uncertainty аbоut thе futurе. Aѕ ѕоmе оf them come tо thе diffiсult decision tо lау off еmрlоуееѕ if thеу want tо ѕtау ahead оf соmреtitiоn, thеу are turning tо саrееr transition аnd оutрlасеmеnt services tо help deal with thе сhаngеѕ. Chооѕing tо еmрlоу thе services of аn оutрlасеmеnt соmраnу can [...]

What iѕ Executive Career Coaching?

In tоdау'ѕ day аnd аgе whеrе соmреtitiоn rules оur wоrld аnd wе аrе so busy trуing to kеер pace with оur аdvеrѕаriеѕ thаt we lоѕе trасk of оur livеѕ in the рrосеѕѕ. We саnnоt аffоrd tо get ѕtuсk in a role whiсh does nоt tap оur potential tо the mаximum or dоеѕ nоt givе uѕ thе орроrtunitу to grоw. If [...]

How to manage a career change

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 [...]

The benefits of career coaching: CFO transport sector

Executive career advice - The Benefits of career coaching. This is a career coaching case study from one of our recent CFO clients. We asked a few questions about his experiences of working with us as well as the perceived benefits of career coaching, and his answers follow: The challenges I was experiencing related to a previous job move into [...]

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How to re-focus your job search & career planning

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 [...]

Introduction to 60 Second Career Podcasts with Career Coach Steve Nicholls [Podcast]

Executive Career Tips in 60 seconds; unrehearsed, unscripted, and brought to you in digestible 60 second (or thereabouts!) chunks of executive career tips. Hope you enjoy them, and do please contact us direct to request content or questions to be addressed for future Podcasts. Every Podcast in this series will be based on a question I have been asked. https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/intro_converted.mp3

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Looking to get Promoted? [Podcast]

It's tough to climb the corporate ladder. A promotion won't just fall into your lap. Want to know how to get a promotion? You'll need to be a patient and proactive team player and an ambitious self-promoter. You'll also need to begin networking for a promotion. In this podcast, Steve discusses the value of a mentoring relationship to guide you through the [...]

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