I came across great career advice the other day, backed up by research. I have unfortunately misplaced the source. The advice was as follows: When you are choosing whether to align yourself with a job opportunity or not (new job, promotion, project), and in particular when you have some choice, pay careful attention to your […]
Let’s do the math. Fewer jobs. More applicants. Should = some changes in how you go about marketing yourself Because I have been through a few downturns of hiring cycles, I can tell you from experience how hiring executives think when it comes to either filling an existing role with a new person or opening […]
Why would a company go the expense and time commitment of sponsoring a visa for someone, and in particular, someone who hasn’t landed in their target country yet and is trying to do a job search from overseas? What are the possible reasons or motivations? The hiring company has multi-country operations (and in particular your […]
Interviewed by the Province newspaper’s Working section for their Sunday edition feature story on the benefits of keeping your antenna up in order to be visible and aware of potential new opportunities out there. AKA the Passive Job Search.
And while I am at it, thought I would mention another recent media appearance, although it is woefully late. The April 2007 issue of Maxim magazine ran a few quotes from me on salary negotiations. If you happen to have that issue hangingin around, it is on page 126.
Kennedy Information is an authoritative source for information on executive recruitment and careers. I am pleased to have another exclusive article published in their most recent Executive Agent newsletter and Executive Registry newsletter. Six Reasons Executive Recruiters will Talk to You. Have a read.
Quality referencing is getting more and difficult to accomplish due to companies being concerned about liability. And yet, referencing is an important hiring tool and career management tool. There may be times in your career when referencing does not result in you winning the job. At such a time, there is a strong tendency to […]
If the concept of work life balance sounds like an important and worthy goal, here are the steps I suggest you incorporate into your job search to help ensure that the job you land next is consistent with your priorities. What Do You Mean by Work / Life Balance? As with all labelled concepts, you […]
If you are at a job level where companies retain executive search firms to hire their talent, you need to understand how to connect with executive recruiters. The key to understanding how to connect with executive recruiters and the more reputable contingent recruitment agencies is to understand their motivations for talking to you. There are six reasons […]
Summer in this part of the world. Please be aware that the summer does not have to be a wasteland of activity for your career and professional goals. It is very possible to make profound progress on the development of your career, your job search plans or your career change goals during these two months. […]