Employers don't hire people—they hire solutions Achieving the next level in your organization, industry or marketplace can feel like a daunting process. Questions we hear most often are “How do I market myself? How do I position myself for the next level?” The answer is simple. You need to answer

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Are you ready for the C-Suite? A Hot Seat with CEOs. At Westgate we help high-performing professionals get hired up. These individuals are targeting the C-Suite or are looking for investors for their new business. They are ambitious, highly competent, and well trained. Yet, some of these individuals are struggling

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Whether you’re a new CEO, an experienced CEO, or a C-level planning to get hired up, you can use this comprehensive 90-day plan to jump start your year, maximize performance, and appease your investors.  At the time of this writing (second wave of COVID-19) there is intense scrutiny paid to

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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

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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

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Private Equity vs. Public Equity Boards – Skills & Titles in demandTargeting 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 directors. You

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Landing a BOD PositionHow 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, so understanding

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Canada’s Governor General & Bullies in the BoardroomThe 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 that adults

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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

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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

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