Use these tips to prepare yourself for a C-suite job search (even when not actively looking for one): Times are gone where individuals are life-long executives at one company. It is much more prevalent that everyone must search for a new job at some point in their career. Additionally, as someone … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Successfully Navigate a C-Suite Job Search
“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?
At the C-Suite and Board level, most of the positions that open up are filled without being advertised. If you’re not in the know, or on the radar of those who are, your chances of finding a position in the hidden executive job market are slim. No matter how wonderful your resume, experience, or … [Read more...] about Hidden Executive Job Market
Now that you have your executive MBA and have had some time to recover from the grind of grad school while maintaining your professional position, are you ready to use your degree to grow your career? It’s commonly understood that candidates who are currently employed are more relaxed during … [Read more...] about The Balancing Act: Finding a New Job While Still Employed