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08 Oct The Biggest Mistakes Executives Make in Their Job Search

Kevin Kermes: Hey, so Kevin Kermes and Olivia Gamber back again from Career Attraction. We want to talk to you guys about some of the biggest mistakes, actually the three biggest mistakes that we see executives making in their job search. So, Olivia, number one. Olivia Gamber: The biggest one we see and this has to do with your message. That's when you've got 20 plus years of...

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08 Oct The Secrets to How Most Executive Jobs are Filled

Kevin Kermes: Hey guys, it's Kevin Kermes and Olivia again. We're from Career Attraction again, and we wanted to talk to you a little bit about some misperceptions that we run across with clients constantly on how executive roles are filled. So not only just the C-Suite, but one and two of at the executive and executive VP, and senior VP levels. Olivia, what are some...

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08 Oct How Executive Recruiters Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Olivia: All right, guys. Today, we want to cover a really common misconception and it has to do with how executive headhunters can sabotage your job search. A lot of times when you're the executive and you want to start your search, the first thing you do is you reach out to those headhunters, and you let them know you're looking. There's a few things wrong...

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20 Sep How Many Pages Should My Executive Resume Be?

Olivia Gamber: Hi guys, it's Olivia Gamber and Kevin Kermes with Career Attraction. Today we want to talk about the biggest question we get over and over again about the resume, and that is how many pages is it, how many pages should it be? Especially if you've got 20 plus years of experience, it's so hard to get that down and compacted. So today we...

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20 Sep Why Most Advice Re: Keywords on Resumes is Wrong

Kevin Kermes: A question we get a lot is keywords, keywords on the resume, what do we need to do. There's a lot of advice out there, there's a lot of bad advice from resume experts on where keywords fit in and how they're effectively used. Olivia, I know you've got some really strong opinions on this. Olivia Gamber: I guess. I know we both feel strongly about...

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07 Jul Conventional Job Search Advice That Leads to Failure

(below is a transcript from the video) Kevin Kermes: Alright Olivia, I know that after listening to a lot of "experts" out there, we hear a ton of bad career advice, and working with more than 15,000 clients, what's some of the conventional job search advice that you've seen lead to failure? Olivia Gamber: There's a lot, but the biggest one I think that I hear time...

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07 Jul Why Feedback from HR is Useless

(the following is a transcript from the video) Olivia Gamber: Let's talk about why feedback from HR is mostly useless. This is something that we hear a lot after working with over 15,000 clients. People get spun up around what they're hearing from HR and this is a problem. Kevin Kermes: Yeah, so I mean we feel vulnerable. Right? We aren't moving forward in a process and...

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07 Jul The Unconventional Roadmap to Career Advancement

(below is the video transcript) Kevin Kermes: As you know, we've helped more than 15,000 professionals find work they love and our entire unconventional approach is outlined step-by-step in our book, The Career Upgrade Roadmap, which you can download free below. We want to do today is walk through each one of those steps really quickly. Olivia Gamber: Step one, target identification. To stand out you need...

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