Bob (not his real name) recently landed a job after a very proactive and anxiety-ridden search, and just completed 5 weeks of very intensive training. As I was congratulating him on completing that training, he told me that his boss in this new company was just fired.
Even though it is after the election (thank goodness), I couldn’t help but be drawn in by this article by Dorie Clark. The comparisons she makes of the job search to a permanent political campaign are quite fascinating. And, legitimate!
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials) | Nov 23, 2012
I recently had a call from a recruiter who places CFOs. He was looking for a particular type of CFO with specific industry experience. And a CPA. It’s a mid-six-figure salary. And oh ... any referral candidates must be sitting CFOs!
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials) | Oct 23, 2012
The words “networking is a verb” were rolling around my head yesterday during a coaching session with one of my clients. It is not at all unusual for me to encounter resistance to networking from my CFO clients. For many, it just isn’t in their DNA. In fact, for some it is way, way outside their comfort zones. Or, they are just too busy in their jobs to network ...
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials) | Oct 16, 2012
Career practitioners eagerly await publication of Execunet’s Job Market Intelligence Report every year. But, Execunet has released some new trends from its 20th annual issue, and with its permission, I’m sharing that info with you as well.