As a leader who cares about the health of their career, you need relationships with reputable executive recruiters (aka headhunters). The executive search or recruiting firms looking for management-level to executive-level talent can be an important channel of opportunity. Here are 12 ways to demonstrate credibility and build a relationship with a headhunter. First, search […]
Whether you are job search networking or business networking, one sure fire way to slow yourself down is to be boring. Boring isn’t memorable. Boring doesn’t entice someone to want to follow-up. Which is not to say that you should be obnoxious, or outrageous. So, what are some ways to be interesting: Be Yourself: What […]
Remember back in Tip #3 – Mine your Inbox for Contacts, I talked about working through your email archives to keep track of your contacts. Well, here is the follow-on. It applies, of course, to your universe of contacts, not just those people hanging out in your Inbox. 1. Make a list of your best […]
There is no getting around it. Building and nurturing the relationships in your professional network are key career boosting activities. If you are like me, your email inbox receives a constant flood of emails from all kinds of people. One of the things I find is that I have significant email interactions with some people […]
Of course, during the Holidays, you have competing demands for your time and attention. Parties to attend. If you celebrate Christmas, shopping and preparation to do. The lead-up to Christmas is a natural time for socializing. While your schedule may be crammed, there is a career development opportunity. 1. Build Ties within your organization: The […]
How would you like to establish yourself as the hub of an expanding network? Organizing and hosting your own networking events is a smart way to accomplish this.Read my latest Monster.com article…Be the Star Attraction of Your Own Network.
Tomorrow, I join a friend at his 3rd monthly networking event. The concept? An invite only networking function, hosted by him. This is a great idea to kick-up your job search or personal branding efforts.Who is coming? Repeat guests and new ones – people he has added to his network since his last event. At […]