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The Importance of Social Media

The Importance of Social Media

A positive online presence has become a must-have for candidates looking to make the executive leap. Many executives I speak with have very little and in some cases zero social media or online presence, so first off, know this: not having a professional online...

Top Resume Myths…Continued

Top Resume Myths…Continued

In my previous post, I started to share the top resume myths that are standing in the way of qualified executives getting noticed. I previously listed these three myths: someone will read your resume front to back no matter what, listing your job summaries and...

Top Resume Myths

Top Resume Myths

When making the executive leap, your resume is the surest way to make or break your candidacy for landing a new role. Why is the resume so important? When changing jobs, you know you are a superstar. But does your resume show it? The resume has changed over the years...

The BIGGEST Interview Mistake

The BIGGEST Interview Mistake

There are a lot of ways that you can derail your interview process; I work with executives to identify those things and overcome them with preparation.  I know what you’re wondering though…what is the BIGGEST mistake a candidate can make?  I’ll tell you…the biggest...

Don’t Forget Your Manners

Don’t Forget Your Manners

Let’s say you find yourself in a situation where a meal is a part of your interview process – you’d better believe you’ll be evaluated during this time.  Going out to eat can turn an interview into a dangerous situation. Here are three general rules to follow when...

Three Breakthrough Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

Three Breakthrough Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

Most companies prefer to conduct telephone interviews before meeting in person. If a phone interview sounds easy enough not to prepare for ahead of time, don’t be fooled; what’s actually easy at this point is making a fatal mistake that can cost you the job. For...

Your Pre-Interview Check List

Your Pre-Interview Check List

In order to position yourself as the number-one must-hire, you must make sure to garner as much control over the interview situation as possible. Ideally, you want the company to fall head-over-heels in love with you as quickly as possible. That means you need to be...

Be Prepared! Getting Ready to Close the Deal

Be Prepared! Getting Ready to Close the Deal

You’ve created your executive-level resume, sent it in with a cover letter, and updated your social media presence and LinkedIn profile – hopefully all based on my proven breakthrough strategies. Then you get the phone call. The voice on the other line says: “We’re...

LinkedIn Is More Than a Suggestion – It’s a Requirement

LinkedIn Is More Than a Suggestion – It’s a Requirement

Many executives think a LinkedIn profile is unnecessary for someone at the executive-level to have, or think they can skip completing fields on LinkedIn because they don’t have the time to give it any attention.  Does it surprise you to learn that a fully optimized...

Breakthrough Tips for Your Online Presence

Breakthrough Tips for Your Online Presence

Your online presence can make a tremendous difference in your search to land your next top job. It can help separate you from other professionals, instantly elevating you, your personal brand, work experience, and expertise to a global audience. It will increase your...

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