10 Types of People to Connect with During Your Job Search

10 Types of People to Connect with During Your Job Search | HIRECONSULTING.COM

Companies fill more jobs through referrals than from job boards. How do you think you get referred? It’s all about networking. To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of 10 types of people to connect with during your job search.

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What is Your Career Path in 2020?

What is Your Career Path in 2020? | HIREConsulting.com

What is your career path in 2020? In this post, we have four steps to help you walk on it confidently and get to your destination quicker.

Hire Consulting Services (HCS) is for business executives and professionals who are currently in career transition, planning to make a career change or start a new business.

It’s all about “Hire Education and Career Path Coaching,” and it’s designed to be a collaborative compass to help you calibrate your true north. Every goal is made with the singular purpose of allowing you to choose the right career path by discovering trends, tools and knowledge to secure a more fulfilling, rewarding and productive career.

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Six Job Search Mindsets in a Down Economy!

"Six Job Search Mindsets in a Down Economy" by Mark James CPC | HIRECONSULTING.COM

There has been great damage wrought on the job market in the wake of COVID-19. We have already witnessed over 30 million jobs lost. Many industries may suffer badly for months to come. You’d be doing yourself a disservice to presume that your job is safe and sound. Here are six job search mindsets in a down economy that will help you protect the long-term viability of your career.

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12 Ways to Shorten Your Career Transition

12 Ways to Shorten Your Career Transition by Mark James, CPC | HIRECONSULTING.COM

No one who has been unemployed expects it to last very long. The reality is that you will be looking for work longer than you want. You can’t control how long the process will take, but there are things you can do to help you take control, make progress, and find a new job sooner. No doubt, these are unusual times. But all the same rules for launching your job search still apply. Here are 12 ways to shorten your career transition:

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Get your Career in Gear for the New Year!

These Top 8 steps will significantly increase your chances of landing the right job in the new year:

1) Create your professional objective.

The first step in the job-search process is to determine your ideal position. Being able to concisely define and articulate your desired job description makes it easier to plan and prioritize your search. Even more important, it also helps others understand how they can help you. Essentially you must describing your ideal job and be as specific as possible!

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New Job Landings are Abundant!

In over 25 years as an Executive Career Transition Coach and Executive Search Recruiter, I have never seen hiring as robust and abundant as it is right now for the senior business leader across the world. Yes, there are exceptions but generally hiring and landing is faster. Leaders and those who aspire to be business leaders are securing some jobs that may have been out of reach before. Are you ambitious, seeking new challenges? If so, now is the time to launch an aggressive job search. You won’t be disappointed!

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4 Quick Steps to Jumpstart & Expand Your Network

4 Quick Steps to Jumpstart & Expand Your Network | HIRECONSULTING.COM

Here are four quick steps you can take to jumpstart and expand your network to go further in your career or shorten your career transition:

1. Start with targeting, research and defining your personal brand.

Before reaching out to people, you need to build a solid foundation that includes knowing who you are targeting and researching what makes you a good-fit to help them meet their current pressing needs. Develop a solid understanding of your personal brand, so you can differentiate the unique value you offer, over your competitors.

You must be prepared to speak intelligently about yourself, your specific goals, who you want to work for, and your value to these companies you are targeting.

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What is Executive Career Transition Coaching?

Many times, I have been asked by clients and friends, “What is executive career transition coaching?”.  A simple and straight answer would be the International Coaching Federation (ICF) definition  “coaching is partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential”. This definition is elegantly simple, but it is packed with many complexities. Two of those complexities, especially when coaching high-level executives are related to the driver/objective and the length of the engagement.

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Should Growing Companies Be Concerned About the Coming Labor Shortage?

As the baby boomers continue to retire in a mass exodus from the workforce, a shortage of 20 million workers means it is imperative now for manufacturers to reach far beyond their traditional recruiting efforts if they want to survive.

The Difference Between Consulting vs. Interim Management?

In the modern, fast-paced business environment, many companies find themselves having to change at an alarming rate. Whether it’s a special project, company re-structuring, a factory re-location, or just the long-term absence of a key member of by the management, these problems can overwhelm an enterprise with limited resources. The answer, often, is Interim Management. Without any long-term commitment, a client company can employ the services of a highly qualified (sometimes even over qualified!) manager to help through a difficult process. The client can be assured of strict management and cost control over a highly skilled individual, a luxury they may not wish to fund permanently. When the person goes, so does the cost. Assignments can be for half a day, half a year, or even longer.

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