The hiring process can sometimes feel like flying into a black hole; you aren’t sure what to expect, you can’t see what’s going on and you don’t have a lot of control over the outcome. The waiting part of a high stakes job search can be agonizing for candidates. Fortunately, companies are increasingly embracing transparency. […]
No one likes rejection, yet we all experience it. Even when you do everything “right,” business and career opportunities may not turn out like you had hoped due to factors beyond your control. Whether or not you could have done more or differently, it’s important to know how to handle rejection as professionally as possible.
According to client feedback, what are the most frequent mistakes executives make during interviews? The most frequent mistake is not being sufficiently prepared. That preparation can take on many forms including getting to know who’s interviewing you and doing research on who you are meeting and the company you’re interviewing with.
What is one key piece of advice for new board members on how to be effective? The hallmark of an effective board member is the ability to ask management high impact questions. Such questions should yield insightful information and enable the board to execute its oversight duties.
When job security is uncertain, one of the biggest causes of stress and anxiety (besides potential job loss) is the prospect of beginning a job search. If you’ve been with the same company for a long time, haven’t looked for a job in years or landed previous roles by reputation or recommendation (i.e., without looking), you […]