Important Questions To Ask A Potential Employer

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You have been looking for an interview and your executive recruiter contacts you with the news that you have been waiting for: you have an interview with a company that you would really like to work for!

After dancing a little happy jig, it is time to get down to business: Interview preparation. Many people will spend all of their time focused on one thing: being ready to answer any and every question that the ...

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Gender Diversity At The Executive Level Still A Work In Progress

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In 2016, women are still underrepresented at all levels of the corporate pipeline. It is assumed that this is a result of women having a more difficult time than men in balancing work and family life. While that may be the case in certain situations, the biggest issue is that women face greater barriers to advancement and a steeper path to senior leadership.

Female leadership is of vital importance to organizations that endeavor to ...

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7 Core Competencies Needed To Succeed In All Levels Of Management

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For the executive looking to excel in his/her current occupation with an eye on advancing in their career, the following are 7 competencies that set highly effective leaders apart.

1. The Ability To Inspire And Motivate Others.

From middle manage up to the senior levels of a company, a leader must have the ability to inspire and motivate those under his/her leadership, and in some cases, those above him/her in the corporate hierarchy. By ...

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Actions To Stay Positive During Your Job Search

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Going through a protracted employment search can drain the best and most positive of us. The ups and downs of the process and the uncertainty can play on your mind, but there are some surefire ways to keep your spirits up until you do land that great opportunity!

1) Stick to a Routine

Get out of bed at an appropriate hour, shower, and dress in something more than pajamas. Have a “Start time” and ...

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How to Prepare For a Successful Interview

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When you get the opportunity to interview for a position, it can be both exciting and stressful. What is the company looking for? Are you qualified? Will they like you? Typically, companies are looking for someone who demonstrates competence, a good attitude and personality that fits in with the company. Here is how you can prepare for a successful interview to ensure you make a good first impression:

Research the Company

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The Importance of Trust

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We learn the golden rule as children, “do to others as you would have done to you.” If we all followed the rule, trust and respect would grow. However, many companies try other approaches in their relations, not placing building trust as a priority. Do you think that approaches without trust will help companies in the end? Let’s consider levels of trust, consequences and ways to effectively build trust.

When companies focus on building trust ...

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Diversity and Why It is Important in Today’s Work Culture

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With the economy and world becoming more interconnected than ever before, today’s work culture is now a melting pot of many people, from many places. This diversity within the workplace presents new opportunities, as well as some challenges. However with all things considered, it is a key factor in today’s work culture and is important to embrace and encourage to be successful in the global economy. Here is an overview of what diversity is and the reasons ...

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