Job Hunting Success Articles

Successful job hunting strategies often make the difference. Effective planning, targeting specific employers, LinkedIn networking, business contacts and building relationships with headunting firms are all key elements. Treating executive job searches as a sales / marketing campaign often delivers a quicker and effective results. Most people waste time, money and energy by not putting an effective plan in place. Therefore, across the website we are building a portfolio of useful job hunting resources, articles and guidance supporting executives in their job searches. For instance, we have written articles relating to executive search and selection, understanding job selection criteria, tips for developing effective job hunting strategies and useful things like salary negotiation advice. We will be periodically adding articles.

Executive Job Search

Executive Career Solutions offers value added services designed to support executives with the purpose of planning and executing their next career move. We can provide a framework giving a balanced job hunting approach using various strategies and techniques. We can also outline a plan of action as well as provide on-going mentoring / coaching throughout the selection process, including helping executives through extended interview processes (two, three or even four stage interviews).

Read executive job search articles below.

Changing Expectations of Executive Search Selection UK

There are changing expectations regarding UK executive search selection processes, especially when operating in a global executive market. Gone are the traditional laid-back approaches to executive recruitment with an over-reliance on friendly contacts and executives ‘walking into opportunities’ through the ‘Executive Grapevine’. Today, executives face tougher competition, increased expectations and more challenging recruitment processes to […]

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Executive Recruitment and Selection Process

Understanding elements of the executive recruitment and selection process can give executives an advantage when seeking opportunities. There are many executive recruiting methods to pre-select and shortlist candidates for interview. The executive recruitment process can be quite varied depending on specific job requirements and nature of executive search assignments. For instance, the executive recruitment process […]

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Strategies Applying for Executive Jobs Online

Today, with a substantial amount of professional and executive search activities happening online, it is necessary to adopt certain strategies to apply for executive jobs online. Large corporations often have dedicated careers websites and use specialist software to scan, process and screen candidate applications. This rather removes the human element out of the executive job […]

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Essential Tips For Finding Exec Jobs

Exec jobs are difficult to find at the best of times, though there are certain behaviours, attitudes and methods for ensuring efforts succeed overall. We consider Top Tips for Finding Exec Jobs by outlining main areas to focus on that could make a difference in the forthcoming year. Very often, simple adjustments, broadening the scope […]

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Successful Executive Job Hunting Strategies

Finding executive jobs can be difficult, yet there are many approaches and executive job hunting strategies that can be used. Our observations reveal that executives often narrow down options by concentrating on one or two techniques rather than broadening scope to maximise opportunities in complex job markets. Best executive job hunting strategies include a balance […]

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Executive Job Hunting Strategy Tips

Executive Job Hunting Strategy: Our final article on the A to Z of Executive Job Hunting considers letters S to Z. This includes developing an effective Sales Pitch, adopting a Targeted Approach, identifying Unique Selling Points (i.e. a key differentiator for executives and CEOs), having an overall career Vision, reconciling Weaknesses, offering something different (i.e. […]

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Director Job Hunting Advice

Our third article in our A to Z Executive and Director Job Hunting series, covers letters from M to R. This includes Motivations, Networking Contacts, Objective Setting (Planning), Presentation (i.e. moments of truth, delivery, professionalism and personal branding), Questions (i.e. asking good interview questions) and Research (i.e. underpins whole employment search process). Links to related […]

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Good CEO Job Hunting Tips

CEO Job Hunting Advice: Following on from our previous article in our series, Executive Career Solutions covers subsequent elements regarding executive and CEO job hunting. In this article, we consider letters G to L in our sequence by introducing Guidance (i.e. important career help), Housekeeping (i.e. keeping up-to-date records), Interviews (i.e. preparation and techniques), Job […]

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A to Z of Executive Job Hunting Skills UK

CEO Executive Job Hunting Strategy UK

Executive Job Hunting Advice: Forming the basis behind any executive job hunting strategy are certain core elements or key success factors likely to influence executive employment search / career development outcomes. seeks to incorporate many of these aspects into an A to Z framework as a useful and simple guide. The idea being to […]

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Job Hunting Skills: Sound Advice

Job Hunting Skills: After the inevitable slow down in employment activities before Christmas, it is time to refocus and push even harder to secure employment in 2012. A highly competitive employment market means expectations have risen, more candidates competing for same roles and there are generally fewer vacancies on offer. Time To Prepare & Plan […]

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