C-Suite Executive

  • Two Way Street

    In last month's newsletter, we discussed the differences between “active” and “passive” candidates and how their motivations and attitudes vary.  As you will recall, active candidates are coming to you in search of a new position.  Passive candidates, on the other hand, are not actively looking but are willing to consider a new opportunity if there is a compelling reason to do so. The differences between these two candidates necessitate different interview styles.  Obviously with ...

    Posted at March 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Two Way Street
  • Closing The Deal With Top Talent

    Most managers recognize hiring top talent is critical to the ongoing success of an organization. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnect between the recruiting efforts that brought the candidate in the door and the interview process that will ultimately make or break the deal. Part of that breakdown is a lack of understanding of the difference between two different types of candidates: passive and active. Here is a summary of what those two types of ...

    Posted at February 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Closing The Deal With Top Talent
  • 8 Most Common Interview Questions – With 8 Best Answers

    The following is a nice article that highlights some of the questions you might be asked through the interview process. The questions are rather generic but I like that because they are often asked in a variety of ways and the generality used here should help spur thoughts about other ways they might come up. Just make sure to practice your responses to each. You get one shot…nailing the answers to these questions could really ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 0 Comment
  • So, What Is Wrong With Polyester Shorts and Tube Socks Anyway?

    A few months ago, I was forced to go through some dresser drawers that I hadn’t touched in a long – ok, a long, long time - and what I found was shocking! There, in the bottom of the drawer were some old tennis shorts and tube socks I had worn when I played competitive tennis many years ago. I had to laugh because I could not believe we actually wore that stuff back then. ...

    Posted at October 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Resumé Objective Statements That Kill Your Hiring Prospects

    Article from JobMob.com How to know if your resumé has an objective statement that helps or harms. Does your  resumé have an Objective Statement that starts with something like, “A responsible position allowing me to fully utilize my professional skills and which provides me with an opportunity for professional advancement”? If it does, consider that you’ve just asked a potential employer to read 20+ words that say absolutely nothing and risked having that person close your ...

    Posted at September 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search,Resume | 0 Comment
  • 7 Assumptions that Stall Your Job Search

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com What old assumptions about resumés and job searches are holding you back in your job search? Many job seekers fall into the trap of thinking about resumés in ways that are no longer standard practice. Approaching today's job search with old-style strategies is not going to drive your resumés to the top of the "must-call" list. Take a few minutes to review your resumé and update your approach ...

    Posted at August 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • What Does Your Online Reputation Say About You

    What does your online reputation say about you? Have you “Googled®” yourself lately? Perhaps there was a time you did a search for someone that you were or have been close to.  Were you shocked at some of the information you turned up? The internet is an amazing source of information, but the internet also doesn’t forget much.  It’s like that saying, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” unless it was put on Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, etc.  Nothing at all ...

    Posted at July 30, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Your Resumé Shouldn’t Play Games

    Why unconventional resumés drive hiring managers and recruiters nuts. By Lisa Vaas Steve Silberberg is into a lot of things: certified Wilderness First Responder; published in scientific journals; and, according to his database-driven, configurable, searchable online resumé, maintains a collection of over 2,100 air sickness bags. Everybody hates this resumé. Only about five hiring managers over the years have refrained from requesting a standard Word resumé, “even though I wrote an RTF generator that allows ...

    Posted at July 20, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • We can’t all be Robin Williams

    Robin Williams turns 60 on Thursday and I nearly died laughing watching the five minutes of his segment on "Inside the Actor's Studio" — all before James Lipton got a chance to ask his first question: Click below to watch the segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evq8wnvTC3M&feature=player_detailpage#t=96sfirst I've written before about the importance of smiling on the phone, or psyching yourself up before an interview, or getting a mirror so you have someone to smile back at you ...

    Posted at July 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 0 Comment
  • Are your emails ignored? Try This-

    Most people get blown off because their e-mails are shabby, poorly written, meandering, and a waste of time. And that's because most e-mail ignores the needs of the audience and fails to answer the simplest question: why should the recipient of this e-mail care, understand, know, and agree with what you're saying? It's probably no surprise that this is the case ...

    Posted at June 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
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