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5 Signs You Might Be A Delusional Executive Job Seeker


delusional executive job seekerGet ready.

I’m going to vent.

Some of you may even remove me as a LinkedIn connection.

I’m ok with that.

I’m annoyed at the delusional expectations of some executive job seekers and the infectious negativity they spread by not accepting job-seeking life for what it is.

The executive job search is a sales process. It’s not an entitlement program.Continue Reading…

The One Bold Salary Negotiating Tactic Only High-Achievers Can Use


salary negotiating tacticMany popular job search coaches give the executive salary negotiation advice to hold out and not say a say range when asked. Well, this is great in an ideal world and in reality it works occasionally. Except I can tell you first hand, as a recruiter, many executive candidates I interviewed did not move on to the next step when they did not give me a salary range.

This is how that conversation between my recruiter-self and the executive job seeker would go:

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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…

How to Definitively Demonstrate Leadership Skills in an Executive Job Interview

executive job interview When looking for an executive level position, you have to specifically show the employer with concrete examples that you can lead others—you can’t just say you have led teams and assume the executive recruiter will understand how.  Unfortunately, this seems to be an area where many executive job seekers tend to fumble.  Do you feel this describes you? As an accomplished, powerful executive, you have to outline to the potential employer that you are just as good in person as you are on paper. This often times requires you to explicitly state why you’re such a good leader which can feel somewhat uncomfortable. Below you’ll find some tips for overcoming any blocks you may have about showing your leadership qualities.Continue Reading…