All Posts by Michael O'Keeffe

Why you aren’t getting the job you want – The 8 most common executive CV questions answered

Your Curriculum Vitae is arguably one of the most important pieces of the puzzle when it comes to your executive job hunt. However, as is usually the case, the most important is the most difficult. With


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9 Essential Tips to Develop Your C-Level CV

To acquire a C-level position, you need a CV that stands out above the rest. Here are 9 Essential Tips to Develop Your C-Level CV allowing you to lay the foundation of a great CV and


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7 Alternative Career Options For Senior Executives

As you become “more experienced” in your professional career, hiring managers are becoming more reluctant of hiring you. Why? Despite being well qualified for the position, It’s hard to get past the fact that they fear


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4 Ways to Overcome the Age Factor in your Job Hunt

If you’re an older job-seeker, you know all too well that ageism can prove be a real obstacle to overcome in your job search efforts. However if you hope to be successful, you can’t allow your


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Is Age A Problem For Job Seekers?

Getting old can be demoralising. This sentiment doesn’t just refer to the physical hardships that may occur; becoming older can also bring about difficulty in securing viable employment. Many business executives with years of experience have


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The Next Career Move for Over 50s in MENA

Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, comprise a significant portion of the Arab population. While many of these individuals have entered into retirement, or are eagerly awaiting it, that is not the case for


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How You Can Prevent Losing Out On An Executive Position To A Millennial

The Millennials are coming! Not only are they coming, but they are posing significant competition for Baby Boomers hoping to re-engage with the job market. And with the constant technological evolution to industry, these millennials appear


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Why Social Media is Important for Older Employees Looking For a Job

Many older business professionals need, or simply want, to keep working well into their fifties and sixties to supplement income and boost long-term retirement resources. But job hunting can become a colossal challenge here in the


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This Is Why You Aren’t Being Headhunted

You are tired of your job. In fact, you have been tired of your job for two years now. You’ve been passively searching for a job for that amount of time with no success. Sending out about


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Cross A Ravine to Achieve a Successful Career Move (Not Literally!)

Imagine you were on a weeklong hike. The beginning representing your current career path and the end representing your dream job. All is going well, but just before the end of the hike, you come across


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