Published on: Friday, December 30, 2011
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Published on: Thursday, December 29, 2011
The number of employers expecting to recruit for senior-executive roles over the next six months is higher than the number of employers planning to shed management jobs during the same time, according to the results of an ExecuNet December survey of 126 executive recruiters.
Published on: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Executive recruiters enter the new year more confident in the growth potential for the executive employment market than they've been since mid-2011.
In December, ExecuNet's benchmark Recruiter Confidence Index revealed that 55 percent of 126 executive search firm respondents are "confident" or "very confident" the executive employment market will improve over the next six months, up 13 points from November.
Published on: Thursday, December 22, 2011
Job seekers mistakenly slow down their searches toward year-end, but there is still hiring activity for companies that have talent needs. Further, networking and career planning are not seasonal events, and holiday parties are good opportunities to learn who's doing what where. (Keep the résumé at home when socializing!)
Published on: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Recently, I visited a naturopathic doctor with a friend who received an acupuncture treatment. Despite a phobia to needles, I was curious to try it and challenged myself to overcome the fear. Before I could brace myself for the imagined pain, the doctor stuck one of the needles in the top of my head.
It didn't hurt, just felt a little tingly. When I asked why she chose the top of my head, she said that's a place for happiness.
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