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Reflections of an Executive Resume Writer
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Month: August 2009

Costly Executive Job Search Mistakes

A survey conducted recently for The Ladders job site of 500 executive recruiters reveals what recruiters consider to be the three greatest mistakes made by job seekers in these tough

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Do Your Homework Before that Executive Job Interview!

Consider the following executive interview disaster scenario: Jack submitted his carefully crafted executive resume as a candidate for his dream position and, to his delight, won an interview. Sitting in

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What is the Best Executive Resume Style?

This is one of the most contentious topics regarding resume writing (second only to the “How many pages?” question). I have received an unusual number of inquiries lately regarding the

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Executive Job Market Trends

Most executive search firms report that they have experienced a double-digit decline in search assignments during the first half of 2009 in comparison to the same period for 2008. According

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Executives’ Top 5 Career Search Tactics

A recent article in myResumeAgent’s e-newsletter for job seekers explores the tactics used by today’s executives in conducting a job search during the current steep global recession. Lauryn Franzoni of

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A Little Perspective Helps When Life Throws You a Punch

I’ve seen this story in a number of variations over the years, and it always helps to bring me some perspective when times are tough. Running across it again in

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