For most of us, social media is a part of our everyday personal and professional lives. We use social media to network, share ideas, highlight our professional experiences and achievements, and build our professional reputation and credibility. For the most part, social media--especially … [Read more...] about Always Demonstrate Respect on Social Networking Platforms
Using social media, especially professional networking sites such as LinkedIn, gives professionals the ability to showcase their experience, achievements, goals, and expertise and make these visible to potential employers. Additionally, these sites encourage members to connect with other … [Read more...] about Networking: Your Professional Profile Picture is Worth 1000 Words
“Will you marry me?” may be the most important question you’ll answer in a lifetime, but the second-most important is one you’ll have to answer again and again throughout your career: “We’d like to offer you the position, will you accept?”. Before you say yes to either question, it’s important to … [Read more...] about Should You Say Yes?
Executive MBA earned, are you ready for the next step? Considering a seat on the Board? Preparing for and managing a Board Seat job search is much like a political campaign. You’ll need to brand yourself for your target “voter” or hiring influencer, prepare extensively, start with a small office, … [Read more...] about Campaigning for a Board Seat
The answer my friend, is not blowing in the wind, it’s simply out of the public eye! Contrary to the old advice we gave 20 years ago, Want Ads and job boards are very unlikely places to find out about open executive-level C-Suite positions. Even with your impressive skills and freshly earned … [Read more...] about Where Have All the C-Suite Jobs Gone?
You’ve worked hard to juggle your job, family, and education for a year or more and earned a prestigious advanced degree with your executive MBA. While frustrating to have a friend or family member underestimate your new degree, it can be career-limiting to have an employer or hiring influencer fail … [Read more...] about I Was Told My Executive MBA Was Just an MBA!