Imagine working with a sibling you don’t like, can’t get along with, or who’s a bully. It happens a lot. With the great resignation, individuals are recalibrating their lives and their work. At Westgate, we help those individuals leave the family business with grace and with their reputations intact. When ...

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Surviving the Great Resignation 2022

To prepare for this article, I spoke with several clients and executive job seekers who are currently being barraged with calls from executive recruiters. What I’m learning is discouraging because many recruiters are misrepresenting their corporate client opportunities with vague inquiries and bait-and-switch routines. Many of my colleagues and good ...

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When to respond to a recruiter

There has been an uptick in people voluntarily resigning from their current job. Due to many stressors, a lot of which are provoked by the pandemic, individuals are fed up with their lack of happiness at work. Now, more than ever, it’s important to choose your options wisely.The grip of ...

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How to decide between two job offers—(with download)

Next level, next devil & your rise to the C-suite (with a CEO matrix)And how business titles can make your negotiations easier.Access the full matrix hereThere are many stakeholders vested in your appointment to the CXO level.In the early stages of your consideration for the CEO role, your CV will ...

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Next level next devil | Your rise to the C-Suite

Firms do not hire people to fill CEO roles. Firms hire specific solutions to specific problems. Both aspiring CEOs and experienced CEOs seeking an industry change and who are interested in venture capital and private equity firms will benefit from knowing the performance profiles for VC and PE CEO roles. ...

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CEO performance profiles and the difference between PE and VC boards

The 90-day job search campaignPart of our Career Navigator Program, the digital media profile (see blue circle below in the model) is designed to engage decision-makers and influencers on your targeted company list (whether you’re looking for an employer or an investor).Engagement must happen virtually, meaning you won’t meet your ...

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Digital Media Profile | a 90-day plan for your CEO job search or investor outreach