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Planning Your Exit Strategy? How LinkedIn Can Help.

A corporate client recently contacted me to help him with a research project—to identify a list of ideal COO candidates for his company. As the CEO of a growing biotechnology manufacturing company, he told me he doesn’t have time for that stuff: “I consider LinkedIn my personal Rolodex, but aside from that, I don’t really […]

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Interview Secrets HR Won’t Tell You

Do you ever wonder what information the job interviewers are looking for? The role of human resources during the hiring process is to protect the company from fraudulent employees. This may sound dramatic, but it’s true. If you have ever watched the movie Catch Me If You Can, you will understand why companies are concerned about […]

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Savor the Sound of Music. Create Your Future.

I am in awe of musicians. Recently I attended a concert featuring the Nova Scotia Symphony and popular Canadian crooner, David Myles. I sat for nearly two hours listening to magical arrangements executed by dozens of deeply talented and gifted musicians while I watched the conductor weave the music together with his mysterious choreography. I […]

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Is My CV a Legal Document?

executive resume writing | Is My CV a Legal Document?

If you’re new to job searching, you’ll want to know what’s important for today’s hiring process. Although a resume is not a legal document, as is a job application, its contents will be scrutinized by the many parties who read it. If you suddenly find yourself in the labor market, perhaps for the first time […]

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High-Octane LinkedIn Profiles Start with a Quality Photo

      Did you know that profiles with pictures attract 50-70% more views than profiles without pictures? If you want to be found by corporate recruiters looking for an executive like you, you need a robust LinkedIn profile that begins with a professional-grade photo.          Turbo-charge your LinkedIn photo Don’t use an old […]

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