Stand out From the Pack: 8 Strategies for Writing an Executive Resume

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The most impactful executive resumes have this in common: They answer the employer’s question “What’s in it for me?” Your resume may be read by high-level recruiters, C-suite executives or board members. They’ll want to know how hiring you will help them solve their business problems. Use these strategies to design or rework your resume… Read more »

6 Tips for a (Successful) Confidential Executive Job Search

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The average executive spends approximately four years in a job. The secret to finding your next great opportunity lies in formulating and executing the right strategy. Make yourself visible while keeping your search efforts confidential. Expand your network in a smart and targeted fashion. Have the right players on your team – and what may… Read more »

5 Strategies to Help You Manage During a Merger/Acquisition

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Leadership during a merger or acquisition is a highly visible and challenging task. You must continue to address the day-to-day needs of your organization while at the same time working toward a bigger, more long-range plan. How do you keep your company moving forward in this turbulent environment? Use these strategies to help your team… Read more »

Seven Characteristics of Talent with High Growth Potential

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The hiring and retention of good talent can be time-consuming and expensive. The investment pays off, however, as you continue to build your high-performing organization. There are certain qualities you can look for when hiring for growth potential. You often discover them during the first interview. These include: Commitment Prompt candidates to speak in detail… Read more »

How to Foster an Environment of Excellence on Your Team

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Your success as a leader is defined by the performance of your team. How can you continuously foster improvement and excellence as that team meets and exceeds its goals? Earn trust. Trust between team members and their leader is not a given. Once you earn it, however, your ideas will be readily implemented into the… Read more »

The Secret to Finding a Top Executive Search Firm

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Entrusting your career to an executive search firm can streamline your search, enable you to interview confidentially, and introduce you to opportunities you might have otherwise been unaware of. The right recruiter can be a true strategic partner in advancing your career, but choosing the wrong partner is worse than having no help at all…. Read more »