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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Headhunter Insights with Sam Ma’ayan: Assumptions in recruitment

Sam Ma'ayan, Senior Consultant at Morgan Hunt and a specialist in Not for Profit senior recruitment, shares some interesting insights on How you might be making it harder for headhunters to help you land your next role (without even knowing it!) & what to do about it... Tell us about your role as an Executive Headhunter…  I am a sector specialist in [...]

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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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The value of understanding the mindset of executive recruiters [podcast]

https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Thevalueofunderstandingthemindsetofexecutiverecruiters-LouiseWilson.mp3 Transcript Hi there, this is Louise from Executive Connexions. My role at Executive Connexions is to connect with recruiters and headhunters, learn as much about them as possible, and to help senior candidates link up with these recruiters. This podcast is entitled: The value of understanding the mindset of executive recruiters. I’ve created this short podcast after absorbing some [...]

Headhunter Insights with Sam Harrison: Working with headhunters

Sam Harrison, an Executive Headhunter, provides a glimpse of life as a headhunter. In this article, he touches on the rewards and challenges of his chosen career. Sam also talks about one of the most difficult aspects of working with a headhunter to land a new job role, highlighting how best you, as a senior level candidate, can develop an effective working relationship with [...]

How to get headhunted for your next executive role

You receive a call from an executive headhunter. He shows a genuine interest in you and knows all about your career to date. He’s keen to talk to you about an exciting job possibility with a renowned company. A tailor-made opportunity with a company you’d love to work for; a ringing endorsement of your career achievements so far. You feel [...]

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  

Leveraging LinkedIn Groups [Podcast]

LinkedIn groups provide the chance to network with recruiters, headhunters and peers whilst building your credibility and personal brand. Group participation will enable you to identify and build relationships with key players in your executive job search. And your interactions will get you noticed; recruitment professionals will visit your LinkedIn profile to find out more about you... so make sure it's [...]

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