Posts in Recruiters and HR
Should My Executive Resume Contain an Objective Statement?

Most executive resume writers and careers professionals would advise that a powerful summary or profile section supplant the dated, traditional “objective” statement. Particularly since most objectives are candidate oriented (what I want or need) versus employer oriented (what the employer wants or needs), the business-case style summary or profile is generally much preferred.

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Get Your Executive Resume into the Hiring Decision Maker's Hands

The greatest executive resume in the world will do you no good if the person responsible for making the decision to hire never sees it. The executive candidate who identifies and gets to the hiring manager first is most likely going to be the winner, so make the extra effort to find and contact that person!

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Executive Job Search Tip: Want Good Answers? Ask the Right Questions.

Make your questions easy and quick to answer when you are approaching recruiters, current employees of companies, your connections on LinkedIn, and other members of your network! You’re much more likely to get a specific, helpful answer than “Gee, sorry, I don’t know of anything.”

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How to Keep an Executive Job Search Secret from Your Employer

You’ve decided that it’s time to move on to greener pastures where your talents will be… The question now is: How to get the word out without alerting your boss or co-workers, with possible adverse consequences including reputation damage, perception as disloyal by your company, or even termination?

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Virtual versus Real World Job Search: Which is Better?

Recent Weddles research has found that more than 25% of all jobs are now filled over the Internet (and they speculate that far more could be found that way if targeted online search techniques were used).

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