All Posts by Jamie McDermott

The Most Effective Way To Approach Headhunters in the Middle East

ore often than not, executive who seek to move on from their current position go about it the wrong way. It is not as simple as perusing LinkedIn and hoping a headhunter finds you; it is


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Don’t Let Your Career Search Take a Holiday This Year

Many senior executives looking to make a career move are asking themselves the question ‘should I be ignoring my job search during Ramadan?’. The answer to this is ‘no’, definitely not. Islamic countries partake in this


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How to Prepare for Networking During Ramadan

Networking is more than slick talk and effective first impressions. This becomes doubly apparent during times such as Ramadan. With Ramadan upon us next week, prepare for things to slow down, but not your networking ability.


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Coaching for CEO Readiness

Today’s CEO faces more pressures than ever before. Business leaders are dealing with rapidly changing markets, technologies and workforces; government regulations are also escalating, increasing financial and legal scrutiny. Top executives who feel that they can


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5 Essential Middle East Executive Job Search Tips

Not every professional possesses the skills and discipline to ascend to the ranks of a Chief Executive Officer position. However, like all business roles, there will be plenty of stiff competition for the select executive roles


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5 Ways You’re Failing With Your Online Professional Profile

In the new day of job searching, one’s online professional profile can be just as critical as a resume or cover letter. Many professionals, however, are not as diligent with their preparation and organisation of this


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In’s and Outs of Interim Management – Middle East

The modern world of business is evolving. Part of this evolution can be seen in the changing roles available to executive decision-makers and the structures found within the corporate world. One of these changing traits can


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5 Middle East Job Hunt Strategies You Must Follow

A move to the Middle East is an exciting prospect. But to make this more than a pipe dream, everything you do in the job hunt must be methodical, well thought out and highly professional. Always


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Avoid These Middle East Networking Mistakes at All Costs

Networking is one of the most powerful tools you can use to grow job prospects and professional reputation. However, networking must be conducted using different styles for different cultures and personalities. The Middle East networking culture


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5 Undercover Ways Headhunters Find Candidates on LinkedIn

Headhunters find the cream of the crop candidates by utilising every tool at their disposal. One of the most prominent of these tools is the professional networking platform, LinkedIn. Read below and discover some of the


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