Have you been made redundant? It's time to grasp the nettle and accept it... “Redundancy” – it’s a horrible word especially if you have not been expecting it or you don’t want it. Redundancy is often an enforced change and the feelings that follow can range from fear to rejection and everything in between. Even if the redundancy is voluntary, [...]
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
We speak with many senior professionals who are in the process of searching for a new role; we are often their chosen executive career coaching provider. Senior executives' motivations for working with us are usually around speeding up their job search, gaining traction with job interviews, and gaining some support with accessing the notorious hidden jobs market. All of that we can [...]
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 [...]
When you have a call with us, you’ll notice I talk a lot about the power of the hidden jobs market and the power of networks. We always try to connect our clients to people who might add value to their job search. Often, these people aren’t recruiters or head hunters, but your peers. Of course, I advocate growing your [...]
Devi, of New Leaf Coaching, interviews Executive connexions' MD, Steve Nicholls, about career change. Listen now to discover: How to identify your top strengths, motivations and skills What really helps executive-level candidates get over the emotional barriers to change Where to look for the ‘hidden jobs market’ of unadvertised positions https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/SteveNicholls_Interview-10-07-14.mp3 Find out how our proven “kick start” career change [...]
We live in a flexible world. One in which social media and emerging technology has made connectivity and keeping in touch faster and easier than ever before… and also enables different, more flexible, working patterns and arrangements. Is this progress helping or hindering our everyday work / life balance though? And how do you decide if a more flexible style [...]
The intuitive compass Francis P. Cholle’s book The Intuitive Compass has been the major motivator and inspiration of mine, and my ideas and thoughts in this article draw heavily on the wisdom and ideas set out in that book. Should you use your intuition (or that little voice we hear inside us sometimes; as if we know what we should do in [...]