The Executive's Guide to Job Searching During a PandemicFrom Dubai, Singapore, Houston, to Halifax, the number-one question I’m asked during executive coaching calls is, “Is it the right time to change jobs?” The answer to is complicated—there so many variables to consider. So, I put together this guide to searching read on...

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Leading up during Covid-19 and your career planGoing into Q4 2020, there is a great deal of concern for industries in decline as they report their Q3 results to Bay and Wall Streets. Many executives planning a job change during 2020 have had to re-engineer their plans because of massive read on...

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Private Equity vs. Public Equity Boards – Skills & Titles in demand Targeting public and private corporate boards is a popular strategy for senior corporate executives and retiring CEOs planning for their “sunset career.”  Yet, recently there is a growing need for expertise at the operational level for board of read on...

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Landing a BOD Position How is a board resume different than a C – level resume?  Some things to think about when targeting Board positions are: Do you have sound knowledge of governance issues facing the board? There is a degree of risk when one takes on a Board position, read on...

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Canada’s Governor General & Bullies in the Boardroom The July 20, 2020 public disclosure that Canada’s Governor General (the Queen’s representative in Canada) might be a bully, wags a finger at one of the most prolific causes of illness, absenteeism, and unhappiness at work today. The World Health Organization asserts read on...

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Covid-19 career strategy & transition services for CXOs - how to choose a career coach With the suffering global economy, it is important to know when, why, and how to engage with an executive career coach. This comprehensive guide (with checklists) will help you understand how an executive career coach read on...

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Find an Advisory Board for your Career  Ignite your career change with an advisory board to help you identify blind spots and uncover opportunities you may not have considered. Advisory boards can help with:  A promotion An industry change A board opportunity Interviewing for a job Attracting investors to your read on...

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Salary Negotiation Chances are you’ve not had to negotiate a starting salary for a long time—potentially never if you’ve been rapidly promoted and repeatedly recruited throughout your career. Starting from ground-zero in the salary negotiation process can be daunting for even the most business-savvy executive. This guide will familiarize you with read on...

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Influencing and Networking for Executives  When you’re changing industries or need to learn about a new technology, product, or market, it can be helpful to meet with experts in that area. Asking for mentorship by industry leaders is an effective method of building your professional equity and of positioning you read on...

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We’ve grown and changed! From Word Right to Westgate We are pleased to announce the launch of our new corporate identity Westgate Executive Branding & Career Consulting. After more than eight years as Word Right, a boutique writing and HR consultancy, we’ve evolved into a full-service boutique executive branding and read on...

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