Have you already given up on your executive job hunt because you got rejected?
It’s alright if you did. You certainly wouldn’t be the first or the last.
But what if we told you that looking for a job is kind of a numbers game?
Furthermore, what if we told you that you actually gave up way too soon?
You may roll your eyes in disbelief. You may think, “I already got rejected once. This must be indicative of how this job hunt will go for me.” Fortunately for you, this couldn’t be further from the truth – and we’ve got numbers to prove it.… Continue Reading…
The past few years have seen a major shift in the use of digital tactics and online tools when it comes getting results in the executive job search. While this shift has been occurring in some capacity over past 10 to 15 years, we are now starting to see just how much these web-based products have infiltrated the executive job search and affected the job search results of executive job seekers globally.
The good news is that the internet and other web-based tools (New School Tools), when incorporated with more traditional tactics (Old School Tools), have made it much easier to find a job. The bad news I saw in 2014 is now job seekers make one of two mistakes consistently: either they are making the mistake of thinking that their job search only happens online and abandoning the old school tactics they are familiar with or they do not embrace these amazing online resources at their disposal and only focus on the old school tactics that used to work for them (but they will soon find out will not work as well as they once did on their own).
As such, 2015 will be the year of mixing new school job search techniques with old school methodology in a proactive manner to get faster job search results.… Continue Reading…