Rather than Start Over, why not Redesign your Existing Job? The hidden job market – part 7 You're an achiever. It's time to build on that achievement. You’re an achiever. You’ve always been excited by challenge and eager to get the job done. Your reputation states that in getting the

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Tapping into the Hidden Job Market – part 6 Trying to envision our next step on the corporate ladder is daunting for most – especially when change is not necessarily what we wanted. When, in truth, change was foisted upon us. Being made redundant or laid off, even, being dismissed,

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Tapping into The Hidden Job Market pt 5   “Don’t Do It!” is a phrase I seldom say – to adults, at any rate.People who know me professionally have described me as a positive person, encouraging in my approach, and optimistic in my outlook. But (and it’s a big but…) There

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Tapping into the Hidden Job Market pt 4   I’m not a person who’s too quick to classify or categorize different types of people – although I readily accept that there are many types. I, myself, am one type and you, my reader, are another and so it goes. Some say

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Tapping into the Hidden Job Market pt 3     This month, we continue to explore The Hidden Job Market – that legendary (but not mythical) place where 80-90% of the most plum jobs in your world are never advertised. Nonetheless those jobs open and close with or without you.  A

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Tapping into the Hidden Job Market part 2As promised, over the next few months, I’ll expand on the Hidden Job Market with a view to continue clarifying fact from fiction – even when it sounds like fiction!Here’s a story – based on fact – of how some jobs don’t even

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How to Find a C-level Job That Isn’t AdvertisedTapping into the Hidden Job Market part 1I get a great many comments about my website and how it reflects my approach to guiding executives successfully to their next C-level job. What seems to capture the imagination of my site visitors most

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Are you ever tongue-tied?Nail your elevator pitch today in 69 words or less using my 5-step processDo you dread creating an elevator pitch for your job search because it feels contrived and formal? Do you stress when someone in authority says “Tell me about yourself?”Use these scripts to gain confidence

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Targeting public corporate boards is a popular strategy for senior corporate executives and retiring CEOs planning for their “sunset career.” If you are serious about landing a board seat, be prepared to invest 10 hours per week, according to Mike Lorelli “… there is no 2nd gear. You either go

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“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” Tony Robbins. If 2016 is the year of career change for you, begin by articulating your goals and then recording them. There is evidence that this an effective practice. According to Dr. Gail Matthews of Dominican University

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