Tag Archives: Senior Finance Executives

Are you Linked In?

Tony LoPinto of Korn Ferry believes “smart professionals are well-advised to get on the [Linked In] bandwagon.” I totally agree, of course. Linked In isn’t about job search, it’s about networking. And networking is a key piece of savvy career … Continue reading

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Can You Be Found by Recruiters?

According to Recruiting Thought Leader Kevin Wheeler, the successful recruiter of today will possess four key skills … the ability to — find rare talent — build relationships — understand technology, and — sell and close candidates So here are … Continue reading

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Linked In, Facebook, and Finance Executives

Are there any synergies created for CFOs and other Finance Executives by using both Linked In and Facebook? I’ve actually blogged about this several times in the past, but the question was raised again … so I’m happy to respond … Continue reading

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Your Brand (Image) Precedes You

Over the past few months, I’ve noticed many more of my CFO clients choosing branding packages over the standard marketing document packages. Then, as usually happens before I write a blog post, a couple of things along that line caught … Continue reading

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Job Boards and Senior Executives

Call me cynical but, I saw this tweet … Join this great jobs site… They have thousands of pre-screened 100K jobs – check em out  … and just had to shake my head. Job boards are to job seekers what … Continue reading

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Executives, Careers, & Social Networking

Yesterday on Twitter I mentioned that I was reading a very interesting book on social networking entitled “33 Million People in the Room” by Juliette Powell. I’m not all the way through the book, but I will be in a … Continue reading

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Win Visibility and Positioning in 2010

One of my readers asked for some tips on winning visibility and positioning in anticipation of a recovering 2010. Josie, this post was written with you in mind. If you read my post from last week, The Competition is Heating … Continue reading

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The Competition is Heating Up

According to a survey by Right Management, as many as 6 out of 10 Americans are unhappy with present jobs and are planning to become active job hunters next year. A mere 13% said they had no plans to move.  … Continue reading

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The “Spaghetti” Job Search Strategy

There’s a lot of angst in the LinkedIn CFO group this morning. Not hearing back from recruiters these days is enough to send even the most stable senior finance executive to the edge of the cliff after a period of … Continue reading

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The Wall Flower Syndrome

A couple of my colleagues wrote some good posts about networking this week … See  “How to Find Your Old Contacts” at the Interns Over 40 blog and “Explain to your network how they can best help you” by one … Continue reading

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