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The Career Transition Experts

The Career Transition Experts is designed to help you get hired for the job you’ll love. Discover what top recruiters and job search professionals have to say about current job trends and what hiring parties are looking for. You’ll also get expert leadership and career transition advice on writing your resume and cover letter, interviewing, networking, and more. In this podcast, we interview members of our executive recruiter network, including CEO recruiters and CFO recruiters as well as many other successful professionals in the executive search business. Discover how to love your career with financial success, happiness, and work-life balance. If you are interested in leadership career success, listen up! You can find more from Jonathan at https://betheonebest.com

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EP 153. Job Search Strategies for Success: Interview Tips & LinkedIn Magic - with Brian Hill
Tired of dead-end applications? In this episode of The Career Transition Experts, our guest, Brian Hill, dives into how candidates should position themselves for success, highlighting the power of LinkedIn — from building a strategic profile to leveraging the algorithm for a strong online presence. He also spills the tea on how to master the art of attraction and market yourself as the perfect candidate.Additionally, we’ll explore how to conquer those interview anxieties with tips to ace even the toughest questions with confidence, leaving a lasting impression. Tune in and take control of your career journey!Our guest, Brian Hill, is a lead recruiter for Med Sales for Ideal Steps, an innovative specialist in the medical innovation field of recruiting. With extensive experience in the commercial medical equipment/device industry, he comprehends both the client and candidate perspectives firsthand. His expertise enables him to effectively identify and assess talent with relevant industry experience. You may contact him at bhill@idealsteps.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
19:57 3/26/24
Ep. 152. Nailing The Tough Interview Questions with Confidence
Dreading those tricky interview questions? This episode equips you with 3 rules to confidently address questions about employment gaps, layoffs, or anything else that might throw you a curveball. Tune in and turn tough questions into opportunities to showcase your strengths and resilience!These and other insights are revealed in this week’s episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Brian Hill, is a lead recruiter for Med Sales for Ideal Steps, an innovative specialist in the medical innovation field of recruiting. With extensive experience in the commercial medical equipment/device industry, he comprehends both the client and candidate perspectives firsthand. His expertise enables him to effectively identify and assess talent with relevant industry experience. You may contact him at bhill@idealsteps.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:59 3/19/24
EP 151. LinkedIn - Beyond the Basics for Leaders
Are you actively searching or thinking about landing your next leadership role?  Understanding how to present your professional / personal brand on LinkedIn is critical to attracting recruiters,  decision makers and your network of career advocates, which all lead to landing your dream job!This episode dives into the power of LinkedIn for job seekers who want more and better interviews. We'll explore the concept of a LinkedIn "practice," guiding you through profile creation and building a strong professional brand to attract recruiters and opportunities.These and other insights are revealed in this week’s episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Brian Hill, is a lead recruiter for Med Sales for Ideal Steps, an innovative specialist in the medical innovation field of recruiting. With extensive experience in the commercial medical equipment/device industry, he comprehends both the client and candidate perspectives firsthand. His expertise enables him to effectively identify and assess talent with relevant industry experience. You may contact him at bhill@idealsteps.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
03:13 3/12/24
EP 150. Career Compass:Navigating Insights from a C-Level H.R. leader - with Michelle Vargas
Looking for some expert strategies for a successful career transition and job search? In this episode of The Career Transition Experts, our guest, Michelle Vargas, provides valuable insights into the world of career transitions and job searches. She offers perspectives from her experience as of a candidate, a recruiter, and a hiring manager. Key takeaways include standing out in the job market, thought leadership on preparation, and understanding company culture and values.  Michelle Vargas is a results-oriented People and Talent Executive with over 25 years of experience building and scaling people operations at Global fast-growing tech/SaaS companies. She has a track record of partnering with the CEO and C-Suite to build organizational capabilities at scale, transform culture, and create a powerful employee value proposition aligning HR strategy to drive business results. You may contact her at mlv2202@gmail.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
19:57 12/21/23
EP 149: Resume Insight from the C-Suite
If you haven't revised your resume in several years, or your homemade updates are not getting you in the door, it may be time for a professional upgrade. Tune in to our latest episode and understand the critical role of a resume in the job search process and the importance of seeking professional help to catch the eye of hiring managers and recruiters, ultimately positioning you as the ideal candidate for the job. These and other insights are revealed in this week’s episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Michelle Vargas , is a results-oriented People and Talent Executive with over 25 years of experience building and scaling people operations at Global fast-growing tech/SaaS companies. She has a track record of partnering with the CEO and C-Suite to build organizational capabilities at scale, transform culture, and create a powerful employee value proposition aligning HR strategy to drive business results. You may contact her at mlv2202@gmail.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:49 12/18/23
Ep 148: What's Exciting to a C-Level H.R. Executive?
Looking to ace your next job interview? Tune in to our latest episode where we discuss the importance of communication and positive energy in your job interviews.Recruiters not only look for specific skillsets and experience, but also for candidates who communicate effectively and present themselves professionally. Learn how to bring positivity and understand how to help hiring managers see your enthusiasm and genuine interest in the job.These and other insights are revealed in this week’s episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Michelle Vargas , is a results-oriented People and Talent Executive with over 25 years of experience building and scaling people operations at Global fast-growing tech/SaaS companies. She has a track record of partnering with the CEO and C-Suite to build organizational capabilities at scale, transform culture, and create a powerful employee value proposition aligning HR strategy to drive business results. You may contact her at mlv2202@gmail.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:30 12/11/23
Ep 147. Master the Art of Interviews and Secure Your Dream Career - with Michael Neece
In this episode of The Career Transition Experts, our guest, Michael Neece reveals valuable insights on the following topics:Learning the art of practicing interviews, honing your skills to perfection.Uncovering the secrets to making a lasting impression during a video interview.Mastering the art of handling the dreaded salary question with finesse and confidence. These and other insights are revealed in this week’s episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Michael Neece, is a Chief Product Officer at Bowmo Inc and Interview Mastery. Michael is a TEDx speaker and former Interview Master at Monster.com who has also appeared and contributed on NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, Financial Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, and NY Times. He works with job seeking executives and Michael consults to hiring companies to improve their hiring processes. You may contact him at michael.neece01@gmail.com. You may watch the full video via this link.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
20:49 10/12/23
EP 146. Crack the Salary Question: Expert Tips for Mastering Interview Negotiations
Your interview skills are the key to unlocking your professional success. Don't let the salary question catch you off guard! Discover expert advice from this snippet of The Career Transition Experts, as Michael Neece reveals invaluable insights on how to ace the salary question and seal the deal. Learn the secrets to confidently navigate this tricky query and negotiate the best package for yourself. Our guest, Michael Neece, is a Chief Product Officer at Bowmo Inc and Interview Mastery. Michael is a TEDx speaker and former Interview Master at Monster.com who has also appeared and contributed on NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, Financial Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, and NY Times. He works with job-seeking executives and Michael consults to hiring companies to improve their hiring processes. You may contact him at michael.neece01@gmail.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:47 10/4/23
EP 145: Mastering Interview Skills Using AI
Attention job seekers! The time and effort you invested on your resume will be worthless unless you have highly competitive interview skills. In this snippet from The Career Transition Experts, Michael Neece discusses how artificial intelligence can predict interview questions, equipping you to tackle any unexpected curveballs with confidence. He also shares an effective technique for practicing for interviews, ensuring you're well-prepared and ready to shine when it counts.Our guest, Michael Neece, is a Chief Product Officer at Bowmo Inc and Interview Mastery. Michael is a TEDx speaker and former Interview Master at Monster.com who has also appeared and contributed on NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, Financial Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, and NY Times. He works with job seeking executives and Michael consults to hiring companies to improve their hiring processes. You may contact him at michael.neece01@gmail.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:38 9/27/23
Ep 144. Exploring Franchise Possibilities for Career Transitions - with Marty Greenbaum
In this episode of The Career Transition Expert, Marty Greenbaum talks about the possibilities of franchising for professionals looking for their next career move. With a struggling economy and job market, Marty discusses why individuals should consider franchising and its proven systems over independently starting a business.He also shares the potential benefits of franchising, including brand recognition, marketing, and technology support, as well as profitability. Let’s hear his insights and expertise in the world of franchising to open listeners' eyes to new career possibilities!Our guest, Marty Greenbaum, is a 30+ year franchise industry professional, Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), and a founder of Smart Franchise Investing. Marty serves motivated investors seeking to reach their personal and financial goals through franchise ownership. He is a franchise educator and matchmaker that helps people make smart business decisions. Simply, he helps people find the “perfect fit” franchise. You may contact him at marty@smartfranchiseinvesting.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
21:54 4/28/23
Ep 143. Franchising: Do you have what it takes?
Starting a business from scratch is risky business.  Becoming a franchisee is different because it’s systematized. Is it possible to succeed with a franchise in an industry where you don’t have prior specific experience in that vertical?  What are franchisors looking for to be confident you would manage a franchising situation successfully?  In this snippet from The Career Transition Expert, Marty Greenbaum discusses the kind of operations, sales, or management skills you’ve likely developed that can be transferred to any venture. Our guest, Marty Greenbaum, is a 30+ year franchise industry professional, Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), and a founder of Smart Franchise Investing. Marty serves motivated investors seeking to reach their personal and financial goals through franchise ownership. He is a franchise educator and matchmaker that helps people make smart business decisions. Simply, he helps people find the “perfect fit” franchise. You may contact him at marty@smartfranchiseinvesting.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:38 4/14/23
Ep 142: Career Transitions: Benefits of Franchising
Why would people consider franchising instead of the next-level leadership role? In this episode of The Career Transition Experts, Marty Greenbaum presents the advantages of franchising and business ownership, including freedom, income, and building a legacy for your family. Our guest, Marty Greenbaum, is a 30+ year franchise industry professional, Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), and a founder of Smart Franchise Investing. Marty serves motivated investors seeking to reach their personal and financial goals through franchise ownership. He is a franchise educator and matchmaker that helps people make smart business decisions. Simply, he helps people find the “perfect fit” franchise. You may contact him at marty@smartfranchiseinvesting.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:08 4/13/23
Ep 141: Streamline the Process - with Lynette Vallecillo
Have you noticed that people get frustrated or overwhelmed by the job search process?How do recruiters deal with and streamline that process for candidates?How do candidates know what's going on at each step of the process, and how can candidates make sure not to leave recruiters hanging and wondering?How to make first impressions, which are very important, and understand shortfalls along the way?These and other insights are revealed in this  episode of “The Career Transition Experts”Our guest, Lynette Vallecillo, is a Talent Acquisition Leader and the Founder of Hire Initiatives, Inc. She is a fascinating recruiter with a breadth of experience in recruiting top talents for companies in software, manufacturing and automation, and even healthcare. You may contact her at lynette@hireinitiatives.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
19:43 2/24/23
Ep 140: Research and Connection
The job search process is different for everybody, but it's always important for candidates to do prepare for interviews.  How do you make sure your meetings with hiring managers get the job offers you want?You probably already take time to do plenty of research before you go to the interview. Do you find points of commonality with the individual recruiters and hiring managers that can often be a discussion to create a personal connection?Our guest, Lynette Vallecillo, is a Talent Acquisition Leader and the Founder of Hire Initiatives, Inc. She is a fascinating recruiter with a breadth of experience in recruiting top talents for companies in software, manufacturing and automation, and even healthcare. You may contact her at lynette@hireinitiatives.com.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:20 2/23/23
Ep 139: Recruiters don’t work for you, but…
Executive Recruiters work for the companies that give them information about job openings - it’s almost always the hiring party that pays the fee.  However, they can be allies to you in your search and most of them do care about helping along the way!How do recruiters empower the candidates?  Some listen to candidates can be very helpful by;>> understanding the frustration of the search process>> being transparent with candidates and direct with communication>> providing guidance and strategic “tweaks”Our guest, Lynette Vallecillo, is a Talent Acquisition Leader and the Founder of Hire Initiatives, Inc. She is a fascinating recruiter with a breadth of experience in recruiting top talents for companies in software, manufacturing and automation, and even healthcare. You may contact her at lynette@hireinitiatives.com. If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:13 2/22/23
EP 138: Global Career Direction Insights - with Mpume Ncube-Daka
Your job as a candidate is to be clear about your value proposition.  To do that well and to be happy in your next role, you have to be clear about your career direction.In this episode, we explore:How to figure out the next thing that you want to doHow to express what you really value, because career values are very importantHow other people have found clarity of career directionWhat’s involved and what comes back from having an open mind - being willing to explore possibilitiesOur guest, Mpume Ncube-Daka, is the Founder and CEO of ABOUT CHANGE CONVERSATIONS, a coaching and personal development company that focuses on enhancing individuals’ competencies across their careers and helping organisations bring out the individual’s best capabilities. She has over 25 years of work experience across various fields and sectors, including finance, marketing, and business strategy. Mpume also has a huge passion for personal growth, personal development, women empowerment, and education. You may contact her at mpume@changeconversations.co.za. Be the one candidate who stands out for your dream job.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to take better control of your job search.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
18:33 1/20/23
Ep 137: Don’t Short Change Yourself
People often underestimate their skills and abilities, which can make it difficult to take the steps to move forward in their career. In this episode, Mpume Ncube-Daka discusses how candidates can better understand their own skills and potential to help them make better decisions when considering a career change.Our guest, Mpume Ncube-Daka, is the Founder and CEO of ABOUT CHANGE CONVERSATIONS, a coaching and personal development company that focuses on enhancing individuals’ competencies across their careers and helping organizations bring out the individual’s best capabilities. She has over 25 years of work experience across various fields and sectors, including finance, marketing, and business strategy. Mpume also has a huge passion for personal growth, personal development, women empowerment, and education. You may contact her at mpume@changeconversations.co.za. Looking for help landing a new job with great growth and leadership opportunities? Access our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, including important resume building strategies to optimize your job search HERE.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:26 1/18/23
Ep 136: Get Unstuck
Sometimes people get stuck and stagnant in their career.  In this episode, Mpume Ncube-Daka shares some insights on some ways you can get unstuck which includes the following:know the important things that are needed in getting clarity of directionunderstand why some people are stagnantdig deeper to your environment, strengths, and skillsOur guest, Mpume Ncube-Daka, is the Founder and CEO of ABOUT CHANGE CONVERSATIONS, a coaching and personal development company that focuses on enhancing individuals’ competencies across their careers and helping organizations bring out the individual’s best capabilities. She has over 25 years of work experience across various fields and sectors, including finance, marketing, and business strategy. Mpume also has a huge passion for personal growth, personal development, women empowerment, and education. You may contact her at mpume@changeconversations.co.za. If you’d like to take the first step to gaining a competitive edge with your job search,   download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:45 1/18/23
Ep 135: Simple Strategies to Wow Recruiters - with Chase Kocher
Do you want to know the nuances about interviewing successfully with a tech startup?What do recruiters specifically look for in the right candidate? This episode includes some best practices to prepare for your tech interview … and beyond. The top concerns startup recruiters have when hiring candidates from large corporations.  i.e. what they fear about you!The value in turning a recruiter into a friend and how to do that. The ONE most important thing to have on your resume for a tech startupHow to answer the always terrifying salary question and get the best resultsThe number 1 thing NOT to do in an interview with a recruiterWhat are you guaranteed to be asked in any recruiter interview?The best questions to ask a recruiter hiring in the tech startup worldChase Kocher is the Founder and CEO of aim4hire, a technology recruitment agency that partners exclusively with well-funded, hyper-growth tech startups. After Chase realized that most tech recruiting agencies are a dime a dozen with outdated systems, he wanted to fill a major gap and deliver value to the best up-and-coming startups in the country. You may contact him at chase@aim4hire.com. Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
29:52 11/3/22
Ep 134: Connect Correctly with Recruiters
How can you turn an interview with a recruiter into a valuable relationship?DO explore “who do you know” that would be good for me to me.DON’T corner the recruiter - they can help, but they don’t have to.Chase Kocher is the Founder and CEO of aim4hire, a technology recruitment agency that partners exclusively with well-funded, hyper-growth tech startups. After Chase realized that most tech recruiting agencies are a dime a dozen with outdated systems, he wanted to fill a major gap and deliver value to the best up-and-coming startups in the country. You may contact him at chase@aim4hire.com. If you’d like to take the first step to gaining a competitive edge with your job search,   download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:42 11/1/22
Ep 133: Biggest Difference in Small Companies
How will you decide on whether your next job and career path should be with smaller/startup company vs a bigger Fortune 500?The environment is going to be totally different.Do you like to wear multiple hats?Are you a generalist or a specialist?The right startup can offer less bureaucracy, upward mobility, and freedom - more or less! Our guest, Chase Kocher, is the Founder and CEO of aim4hire, a technology recruitment agency that partners exclusively with well-funded, hyper-growth tech startups. After Chase realized that most tech recruiting agencies are a dime a dozen with outdated systems, he wanted to fill a major gap and deliver value to the best up-and-coming startups in the country. You may contact him at chase@aim4hire.com.  A successful career doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice personal happiness. Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist to start you on the path to work/life balance.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:51 10/31/22
Ep 132: Recruiters Care and… - with Ben Martinez
Recruiters work for the hiring managers that pay the bills, but that doesn’t mean they can’t help with your career and job search.Be specific on what you want next in your career and job. If you look at a sense of purpose and the bigger picture, it will get you farther.Most recruiters care more about their work and quality of life, than just making money on placements. Many times they may talk a candidate out of a job it seems for the wrong reason. They will want you to consider them as a choice recruiter when you need help or have a talent problem.It’s best to keep the interview process simple with no more than 4 interviews to decide. Too many hiring managers overcomplicate the process and make it harder.  Help them by not rescheduling interviews - keep your appointments.Your reputation matters to the recruiters you want as your advocate with hiring managers. Ben Martinez has 20+ years of experience in-house recruiting and executive search recruiting. Owner and is the Principal recruiter of Ramp Talent for the last 5+ years. They work with growth stage companies on technology roles, sales roles and key executive hires. He has also personally worked on the executive team at VC-backed companies and now partners w/ VC firms with their portfolio companies to hire top talents. You may contact him at ben@ramptalent.com. He owns an e-commerce coffee roasting company that roasts and ships anywhere in America - https://sumatocoffee.com/ Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
24:27 10/8/22
Ep 131: Your relationship with recruiters
Personally connect with hiring managers and recruiters during the hiring process. Avoid putting pressure on them to help you with your career. If they don’t have an interview for you - it could be a timing issue, but that’s not reflective of you.Hiring managers and recruiters are people too. They have bad days, stressful days so cut them a break. If you understand their situation and contribute as you would when networking, you’ll get better results. Ben Martinez has 20+ years of experience in-house recruiting and executive search recruiting. Owner and is the Principal recruiter of Ramp Talent for the last 5+ years. They work with growth stage companies on technology roles, sales roles and key executive hires. He has also personally worked on the executive team at VC-backed companies and now partners w/ VC firms with their portfolio companies to hire top talents. You may contact him at ben@ramptalent.com. He owns an e-commerce coffee roasting company that roasts and ships anywhere in America - https://sumatocoffee.com/If you’d like to take the first step to gaining a competitive edge with your job search,   download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:46 10/7/22
Ep 130: Some Recruiters Go Deep…
How do recruiters help candidates sort out what you really want in your career? Some get real clear on your history to understand how they got involved in their current industry and desired future. Knowing what you really liked about past jobs is a useful indicator.Ben Martinez has 20+ years of experience in in-house recruiting and executive search recruiting. Owner and is the Principal recruiter of Ramp Talent for the last 5+ years. They work with growth stage companies on technology roles, sales roles and key executive hires. He has also personally worked on the executive team at VC-backed companies and now partners w/ VC firms with their portfolio companies to hire top talents. You may contact him at ben@ramptalent.com. He owns an e-commerce coffee roasting company that roasts and ships anywhere in America - https://sumatocoffee.com/ A successful career doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice personal happiness. Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist to start you on the path to work/life balance.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:19 10/5/22
Ep 128: Executive Humility Experts
When searching for the next job in your career path, recruiters like Ernie Bivona agree;Candidates should be honest and transparentHiring managers aren't looking for the world's best expert because there's always somebody better no matter what happens.  It’s better to be humble and understanding enough that you're willing to learn and grow to build on your expertise. Be careful when you interview - don’t be egotistical.Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.Looking for help landing a new job with great growth and leadership opportunities? Access our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, including important resume building strategies to optimize your job search HERE.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:53 9/23/22
Ep 129: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing with Ernie Bivona
What does it take to be the ONE who wins the race of landing the job of your dreams at an executive level?  Let’s look at this through the lens of winning at yacht racing;There are nuances and adjustments that you can make when you prepare for job interviews  - a little trimming make a big difference?Job seekers should keep in mind that the job interview is a sails - I mean sales  - processHelp recruiters understand what your needs really are and what's important to you as an applicant.  Communication wins races on the water and when landing a job.Understand that recruiters are interested in you performing at your best. Will you be responsive and respectful in your interactions with recruiters?  “Aye, Aye, Captain!” is the best response  Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.Be the one candidate who stands out for your dream job.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to take better control of your job search.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
24:07 9/23/22
Ep 127: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing
In searching for that next outstanding job in your career, there are many similarities between networking, job hunting, and sailboat racing. Here’s a segment of my chat with a recruiter I know from the City Island Yacht Club’s Big Tom” Racing Series.  He provides insights on knowing where you fit in the marketplace, and how to stay true, focused, and to keep going no matter what.Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
01:37 9/23/22
Ep 126: MYTHS and TRUTHS on The Hiring Process - with Alison Tringale
In this episode, we reveal some myth-busting truths about what happens behind the scene on hiring decisions made by recruiters and corporations;How recruiters prepare the candidates for each step in the interview process, and who they represent regarding your career.Key factors that influence hiring managersMyths and mistakes regarding how candidates represent themselves in the job search and interview processThe power and path to passionate energy in your networking and careerAlison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com. Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
22:39 8/31/22
Ep 125: NOBODY SAYS THANK YOU...
Sending a hand-written thank you note after an interview still matters, yet only 1 in 40 people do it;Being gracious shows a level of integrity and caring critical to on-the-job leadershipIt may make the difference between the recruiter hiring you and another runner-up that is equally qualifiedCompanies look for intangibles, particularly for the executive level such as career ambition, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), and motivation Alison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com.If you’d like to take the first step to gaining a competitive edge with your job search,  download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies.  If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
02:12 8/30/22
Ep 124: EVERY LITTLE THING…
Hiring managers are always looking at the details of how you represent yourself in your career path.  Candidates need to know that every little thing matters:Have a good LinkedIn portrait - it’s an immediate pre-interview job qualificationDress for success even for a Zoom interview - you’ll be judged on your job readinessProofread!  Punctuation errors in your resume can be noticed and impact your hiringAlison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com.Be the one candidate who stands out for your dream job.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to take better control of your job search.If you're interested in applying these insights into your career transition, let's schedule a FREE Vision and Strategy session - click here for more information.
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