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, so understanding that risk is

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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 in

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We’ve grown and changed! From Word Right to WestgateWe 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 career consulting

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Rather than Start Over, why not Redesign your Existing Job?The hidden job market – part 7You'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 job done, you’ve

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Tapping into the Hidden Job Market – Part 6Trying 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, makes climbing

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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 is one subject

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