7 Tips on How to Create Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

  If you have a career of any kind, you need an elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?” Has anyone ever actually used the elevator…

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How to Negotiate an Executive Pay Raise

Understanding salary negotiation and how to ask for a raise is a professional skill that everyone can benefit from mastering. When asking for a raise, there are many salary negotiation tips and tactics that you can follow to increase the odds of landing the increase you want. Asking for a raise can be an intimidating…

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The Myth of Job Security

Imagine being at your job 13 years and one day “Poof!”… Your job is gone. You get called into your boss’s office and you are coldly told that you are being let go today. Progressive growth, two promotions and many sacrificed weekends didn’t save your butt. You’re out. Just happened to a buddy of mine……

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How to Navigate the Executive Interview Process

A successful interview is determined long before the in-person meeting with a hiring manager. At an executive level, you need to be prepared to explain how your personal vision aligns with the company’s mission and vision. Take the time to learn how to prepare and take control of your interview by working with a seasoned…

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How To Write An Impactful Cover Letter

An impactful cover letter can make or break you in the job hunting game. With a well-written, well-thought-out cover letter, you can stand out among your competitors and give yourself the extra leg up that you need. An impactful cover letter can be the key to giving yourself the unique touch that might give you…

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