The problem with most Thank You letters is they are usually prepared as just a nice gesture. Saying thank you is a very nice thing to do and it does go along way, but it is not strategic enough to add another dimension to your candidacy, it leverages not an additional qualifier, and doesn’t elevate your interview performance. In other words, use your Thank you opportunity as a last marketing tool in order to gain you a competitive distinction.
How to Begin a Job Search The Right Way Happy New Year to all! Let’s start this year off right— and that means preparing for a successful job search in 2020. No more hesitating. The new year is undoubtedly an excellent time for job seekers to pursue a new job because, by the time January […]
“Marketing is the art of meaningful differentiation.” John Lederer A career-altering executive resume requires more than just employment narrative—the new job-search market demands that your executive resume serves as a strategic roadmap, guiding you to the right market and steering interviews in your favor. In the present occupation advertise, the resume has become the main prerequisite potential bosses demand. Before […]
By now you probably already know that LinkedIn has become an important passageway to a new job. If you are like most job seekers, you have done very little beyond opening a LinkedIn account and populating the summary. Here are some techniques that will activate your job search on LinkedIn without making you seem, well, […]
Are YOU Committing Career Suicide? Many Professionals Are. Halt! Please stop surfing and read this article because you could unknowingly be on your way to committing career suicide! A cautionary tale: I’ve witnessed many job seekers, including high-ranking executives, arrive at the shocking realization that they’ve progressively carved an unfavorable, seemingly intractable career path. […]
The job search competition is fierce –there is no way to deny that! All the career gurus are advising you to build your brand, get online, tap into the hidden market, launch a strategic job search campaign—but have we failed to divulge you must be a superstar!?
Is there a “perfect” time to start looking for a new job? Yes! The best time to look for a job is while you still have a job! In-demand candidates are usually already employed. Hiring managers consider this a major factor when searching for desirable candidates, so take advantage of this mindset and begin your […]