This is a message to executive careerists in job transition :: Just slow down. It may be tempting to lean heavily upon inherent leadership skills in areas such as: executing rapid change; quickly navigating turbulence; and, making lightning-fast decisions. However, you must take a step back before launching ahead. When it comes to your executive […]
Wikipedia describes personal branding as “self-packaging” and as establishing a prescribed image or impression in the mind of others,” which is nice. However, I prefer the idea of building a value proposition which Wikipedia defines as the “promise of value to be delivered, communicated, and acknowledged.” The focus is on what’s in it for the customer. Executives Can […]
I’ve been contemplating what breaking through in the new year means. I’ve been pondering motivators and what actions will make me a better, stronger and more hopeful person. As well, I’ve been considering areas where my motivation has waned–where the spark has been snuffed. Moreover, I’ve thought about actions I need to stop doing (or […]
If you have a resume that bores you to tears, then what will be the reader’s reaction?
Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity.
Most of us need to keep evolving, or some part of us starts to wither – emotionally, intellectually, physically and/or spiritually.
With all of this innovative thinking, however, who is doing the executing?
More than likely it is you.
CareerTrend Owner Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter shares a bit about her background as well as discusses current executive resume strategies.
My husband and I are avid boaters who live on a lake. Our fleet of boats over the past 11 years has included three sailboats and a Four Winns power boat we dubbed Pilar, a homage to Ernest Hemingway. We currently are in transition, having sold Pilar as we prepare to invest in our next […]
While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search.