When search partners stop providing candidates We retained an executive search firm for one of our senior openings about 4-5 months ago. Early on there was a lot of progress and activity. We’ve interviewed about 8 candidates but unfortunately we didn’t feel any were the … Continue readingWhen search partners stop providing candidates…
Resumes with typos I received a great resume yesterday of a senior level candidate whose background and current company aligns very well against our role. The issue was that there were 2 obvious typos in the resume. Some of my fellow execs say it is … Continue readingResumes with typos – big deal or not?
Preparing for intro call with search firm As I am starting to ramp-up my job search, I have a number of intro calls scheduled with recruiters at search firms. Most are scheduled for 30 minutes. What should I consider as I prepare for the calls? … Continue readingPreparing for intro call with search firm
Answering the Salary question I recently met with an executive recruiter and she asked me “what is your current salary and what are your compensation expectations?” I am uncomfortable with those questions. How should I have answered them? You are not alone in disliking questions … Continue readingAnswering the Salary question
Did I go to the right school? I was recently contacted about an opportunity that looks very interesting. I noticed that most individuals on the executive team have an MBA from a top tier university. At my level should I be concerned if my MBA … Continue readingDid I go to the right school?
Resume – how many pages should it be? I am revising my resume and am wondering how long it should be? Do you recommend a number of pages for a resume? The short answer is that you should keep your resume to 1 page, possibly … Continue readingResume – how many pages should it be?