Archive for November, 2009

Networking

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

You’re in mid-career and you’ve been told that networking is the best way to find a new job. If you’ve attended events where you are supposed to get up and tell others what you do and what you are looking for, you’ve probably felt uncomfortable and wondered whether that approach is really effective. It can be if the group is targeted at specific functional levels. This type of networking is something that you can do occasionally but it should not be where you spend most of your time networking. (more…)

Executive Resumes

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Resumes for those in mid-career with several years of work experience, such as at an executive or manager level, should not look like those for younger or less-experienced people. If you don’t understand the difference and how potential employers use resumes, your resume will be a hindrance to helping you find a new job. (more…)