Tag Archives: Employment

8 Tips to find the Best Executive Jobs

While exploring the web for some job search tips to share with my readers, I ran across an article written by Meg Guiseppi based on a query by About.com’s job search expert Alison Doyle. Alison put together eight bits of … Continue reading

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Tips for Landing a 6-Figure Job in an Employer’s Market

It’s no secret that finding that a job in today’s economy is tough, even for seasoned executives. While there are still great opportunities available, the competition can be brutal. These strategies can go a long way toward helping you stand … Continue reading

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Should You Get a CAE or a Master’s Degree?

Not long ago, I attended a seminar at the Association Forum of Chicagoland about getting the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation. For anyone interested in a long-term career in the association industry, eventually aiming for it is a given – … Continue reading

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Why Use a Recruiter Distribution Service?

You may have heard of these services – you upload your resume to a site which blasts it out to everyone and anyone who does recruiting. Not a bad deal, right?  Right – kind of. As with everything else, there … Continue reading

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Propose a Position and Create a Career

When it seems jobs are scarce, identifying an organization’s need and demonstrating how you can fill it seem like logical steps. If there are no jobs to be had, why not create your own? Considering that places are ALWAYS open … Continue reading

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The Salary Question

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of interviewees like hearing “what are your salary requirements?” If they could respond with what they were actually thinking, it would probably sound something like this: Anything!! (If needing a job ASAP.) The most … Continue reading

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Don’t Abandon Your Job Search This Week!

Yes, it’s the week between two major holidays, and a good majority of associations are quiet (some may even be closed!). Plus, chances are very small that you’d even be called in for an interview this week. However, there are … Continue reading

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Interviewing Via Webcam

Until Tuesday, I never gave this topic much thought. However, while at the Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase, I attended a seminar called “Trends in Hybrid and Virtual Events.” The presenter, Mike Westcott, talked about the importance of training speakers to … Continue reading

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Associations DO Find Employees through Social Media

While interviewing association leaders for the book, “I Want a Job in an Association – Now What??:  A Guide to Getting a Job in a Professional Association, Membership Organization, or Society, ” I always ask how they source for talent. … Continue reading

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Out in 2011: “I Want a Job in an Association — Now What??”

Currently, I’m working on the book, “I Want a Job in an Association – Now What??:  A Guide to Getting a Job in a Professional Association, Membership Organization, or Society.” A good number of my individual coaching and resume clients … Continue reading

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