Posts tagged Job Change
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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Structure Your Resume and Executive Job Search Strategy to Combat Ageism

Ageism in hiring and in the workplace after you have been hired is nothing new… Here are some anti-ageism steps to take in your executive job search and career management.

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Play Your Cards Close to the Vest When Employers Request Your Current Salary

There really is no good reason for prospective employers to insist you reveal your salary requirements or history… You can “Just Say No” to demands for salary history information. As a matter of fact, recent court rulings in many states have made it illegal to ask a person’s last or current salary, primarily in an effort to combat gender discrimination through wage disparity.

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10 Considerations When You Have a Job Offer on the Table

All of your diligent efforts have delivered on your job search objective: A job offer is now in hand. You submitted a dynamite executive resume and have aced a series of job interviews. You just got the call and a prospective employer wants you to come on board!

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After the Executive Job Interview: Be Sure to Send a Thank-You Letter!

One of the first things your parents taught you as a toddler was to say “please” and “thank you. The percentage of candidates who take the time to send thank-you emails or postal letters is abysmally low (some have cited under 4%), so this strategy is virtually guaranteed to make a major impression.

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Giving Notice When You’ve Accepted a New Executive Position

You have the job offer of your dreams and have accepted. Now you are wondering how and when (or if) to give notice to your current employer. Common business and career etiquette would seem to call for at least two weeks’ advance notice…

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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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Your LinkedIn Contact Network: Build it Big for Maximum Career Benefits

Bigger isn’t always better, but in the case of LinkedIn networks it definitely is. As the world of work and professional networking has evolved with the advent of the online network, so has LinkedIn. Although the official advice is still to connect with those you know, LinkedIn’s features in fact encourage just the opposite.

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