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3 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Promotion


getting promotionPromotions at an executive level present a couple of unique problems. First, the jobs are few and far between. This isn’t because of a bad economy, it’s just that the higher level the job the less positions for said job. Second, the competition is fierce.

That’s why it’s important to do what you can to make sure you don’t get turned down for a promotion. Use our tips below to better your chances of getting a promotion when you ask for it.Continue Reading…

Are you ruining your chances of getting a raise?


getting raiseWith January just around the corner you’re probably already thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. I’m willing to bet that “make more money” is toward the top of your list.

But before you walk into your boss’ office asking for a raise you may want to check yourself. The truth is you could easily ruin your chances of getting a raise if you aren’t careful.

If you’re exhibiting any of the following signs or behaviors you may have some work to do before you can ease your chances of getting that raise.Continue Reading…

5 Conference Attending Flubs That Executive Job Seekers Make


conference attending flubsConferences are a great way to make connections and find work. They are also wonderful for getting press, talent attraction and making a name for yourself.

Unfortunately many executives flub at conferences leaving them with few viable job prospects and a bunch of business cards. Below you’ll find some of the top offenses so you can make the most out of your next conference.Continue Reading…

4 Ways Your Executive Arrogance is Keeping You From Getting Hired


executive arroganceOne pet peeve that really irritates a recruiter or potential employer is when a candidate shows even a little bit of executive arrogance. If you do come off as arrogant the chances of being hired decrease significantly. Simply put, people only hire people they like.

Chances are that you may not be conscious when you’re coming off as arrogant. In fact, you may not even think you are being arrogant, but it could very possibly be a different case from the recruiter’s perspective.

Below you’ll find four ways that you may be unknowingly sabotaging the job opportunity with some executive arrogance.Continue Reading…