Tag Archives: career management

Don’t Do This to Your Network

If you have read any of my previous articles, you know I believe that a strong network is an integral part of the job search process, especially at the executive level. Strong is the operative word because anything less might … Continue reading

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Ethics in the C-suite

A quote by Sallie Krawcheck made its rounds in meme form on Linkedin this week. It says … “If it comes down to your ethics vs. a job, choose ethics. You can always find another job.” Such truth … especially … Continue reading

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Your Home on the Web

For many people, and particularly for most CFOs, the home of their digital footprint is Linkedin. Short of having your own URL, Linkedin is the only real neon sign option. That means having a robust profile is a critically important … Continue reading

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The Difficult Truth About the Job Search

Searching for a new job is tough. In fact, it might be one of the toughest, and certainly more stressful, things you will do in your career. For CFOs, there is only one position available (sans division or unit roles) … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Thinking More Strategically in a CFO Career Search

CFO.com just published an article entitled “How CFOs Can Take on Bigger Roles.” The title sounds like it could be addressing a CFO career climb. Since they didn’t … I will! The strategy behind taking on a bigger role is … Continue reading

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Linkedin Profiles & CFOs

Fast Company recently posted an informative article on what recruiters prefer to see in a Linkedin profile. It is good advice, and you can read it here. I thought I would add my two cents, aimed specifically at CFOs, to … Continue reading

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Burning Bridges Can Burn You

You know the importance of not burning bridges when things go sour at work and you end up losing your job. But in the heat of the moment, and being human, we might just forget that critically important head knowledge … Continue reading

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The Job Search is Really a Career Journey

As a political junkie (which is about 10th in my list of passionate interests), I couldn’t help but be drawn in by this article by Dorie Clark. The comparisons he makes of the job search to a permanent political campaign … Continue reading

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Job Search is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

A recent FENG newsletter contained this quote … “Unfortunately the search process is more like a marathon than a sprint.” While the author was referring to the length of the job search, it is also a true statement when you … Continue reading

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The Election is Over … Now What?

The election’s over … what does that mean to your company and to your career? Join the discussion in the CFO Careers Group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=2864086&trk=anet_ug_grppro) on Linked In. Continue reading

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