Networking is Number One Search Strategy for Executives

Executive Director of Execunet, Lauryn Franzoni published an article, Incorporating Technology into Your Networking, in a recent edition of myResumeAgent’s e-newsletter, Career Tips and Tactics that shared online networking strategies for executives. Franzoni writes: According to the 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, executives are more likely to have updated their profile on a public […]

I Just Need a Job!

My phone rang early Monday morning. It was a woman referred by a former client. She had been laid off from her job of 10 years and had been searching for a few months with no job in sight. She introduced herself and I could hear the desperation in her voice, as she blurted out […]

Six Degrees of Separation from Your Next Job

Image by luc legay via Flickr I heard an interesting statistic on a recent newscast – the average job seeker networks with 60 people during their search.  That number could be overwhelming if you attempted to find and network with 60 individual people. Most people naturally begin with friends, and colleagues. If you are lucky, […]

Effexor

Image via Wikipedia Industry experts, colleagues, friends and analysts all agree that the key to a successful job search is networking. In days past almost every applicant had the opportunity shake hands with the boss and sell themselves in person. Today, you must make your way around technology just to get to a phone interview! […]

You Got the Interview, Now What?

You took the time to carefully craft your resume. You secured an interview.  After all the time and effort you have expended in looking for a job, don’t fail to be attentive to the small details.  Many people don’t consider the follow up letter to be important.  They intend to send one but do not […]