Browsing: Career Management

3 Job Application Follow-Up Strategies

You’ve sent in your resume. Now what? Executive job seekers often struggle to know how to appropriately follow up with a potential employer after applying for an open position. Here’s some counselling on how you can


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How To Prepare For A Job Interview

As an executive, you have had to conduct many interviews of potential candidates before, and despite many years of experience, it doesn’t necessarily ease the nerves when facing an interview yourself. It’s important to remember that


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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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Approaching Headhunters Is A Lot Like Dating

Approaching headhunters is a lot like dating. This is what I found out during the recent webinar I hosted with Dubai Headhunting Specialist and Expertise.tv Executive Coach, Isabelita Castilho. Drawing upon her previous experience as a headhunter


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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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Striving for CEO level – 6 Essential Changes You Need to Make

In business, there is no one more important than the Chief Executive Officer. Do you aspire to reach such heights? With the unrivalled pay of the CEO, many people do, but with the lucrative pay pack


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Don’t Want to Retire? Join the Board!

Many professionals vent their frustration at the retirement age. Although 65, some say physically and mentally they feel a lot younger, with years of valuable contributions left to give. If this is the case, have you


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Will Nationalisation Create Greater CXO Opportunities for National Executives and Less for Expats?

A move to the Middle East is an exciting prospect for the adventurous business professional. The Middle East, with its booming and increasingly diversified economy and rapid population growth, is a popular region for working abroad.


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How To Stay On The Radar Of Headhunters (Without Annoying Them!)

As job seekers look to distinguish themselves from other candidates within the competitive job market, they aim to portray themselves as industry experts to validate to recruiters/headhunters that they are the right fit for the vacancy


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Top Skills Executives Need for the 2015 Job Market

With economic confidence growing in many nations, many reports and surveys have indicated a positive hiring outlook for 2015. However, competition for vacancies remain tougher than ever, so we have analyzed the key skills HR directors


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