All Posts by Jamie McDermott

CEO Transition – How to Succeed in Your New Role

Being a CEO is a dream come true. It is the culmination of years of hard work, determination, business savvy, and personal sacrifice. However, achieving these exalted status is not quite the same as being a


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Your 30 Second Elevator Pitch – Video Applications

We’ve discussed the multitude of online networking tools, such as LinkedIn and Twitter before, which all serve as an essential part of your senior job hunt strategy and arsenal. But I’d like to introduce you to


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CI Confidential – An Executive Video Networking Platform

Imagine, utilising a singular platform equipped with the networking capabilities of LinkedIn, the voice and video functionalities of Skype, your own professional rolodex, calendar and appointment booking system with direct access to some of the top


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How to Increase Your Online Visibility for Your Executive Job Hunt

The modern age of job hunting is witness to an unrivalled level of competitiveness and quality. Especially for executive roles, this competition takes on even greater heights. To succeed in capturing your desired new position, it


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Accomplish Your Career Goals – Networking In Ramadan

You’ve done your research and thoughtful consideration of what you want to accomplish with your networking endeavours. Now it is time to put your ideas into action. Consider how to personalise these general practices to leave


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Ramadan: How to Leverage the Network You’ve Started to Develop

In the third part of the Ramadan series of articles (you can read the first one here and the second one here) we look at how you can leverage the network that you have started to


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Ramadan for the Executive Job Hunters

Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan is a special time in the Middle East. However many executives don’t utilise their increased availability to reflect on their career opportunities, utilising their networking endeavours and circulating amongst other like-minded industry professionals


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The UAE’s Top 10 Places to Work

A great location does little without a great job as well. In no particular order, here is a list of ten of the United Arab Emirates best places to work:   1. Merck Serono The German


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The Right to Be Forgotten: An Executive Job-Hunter’s Perspective

There are incidents in all of our lives we wish would be forgotten. At the very least we wish they would not be used against in the pursuit of our personal and professional goals. With recent


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5 Middle East Networking Events You Can’t Miss In 2014

Certain opportunities just can’t be missed. A true football fan doesn’t miss the UEFA Champions League Final, and a true racing enthusiast will not miss any of the action from the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix.


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