Join Now  |  Member Login  |  Recruiters
Contact Us 800-637-3126
Market Intelligence Market Insights
 

Filed Under: Peer Point Of View

Published on: Thursday, September 05, 2013

What Makes You Successful?

Comments (0)
 
At some point in your career as an executive, you looked up from your desk in the corner office and realized you "made it." You climbed to the top of the org chart, led teams, contributed to the bottom line, drove revenue goals, brokered deals, and made money. Congratulations, you're a professional success!

When ExecuNet members reflected on what "success" meant to them, the definitions were as individual as they were, but a focus on team development was a recurring theme.

 

 
Networking can definitely be one of those activities that forces people out of their comfort zones. Even though ExecuNet facilitates monthly meetings in dozens of markets to enable executives a more relaxed environment to meet, learn and connect, it can still feel awkward if you're unaccustomed or resistant to networking with strangers.

 

 
More than half of the executive résumés that landed on recruiters' desks needed improvement before they could be submitted to a potential employer, according to ExecuNet research, which could cause your application to be delayed or rejected.

Your résumé may be complete, but is it optimized for the right opportunities? This topic evoked an active discussion on ExecuNet's member blog, and the executive community shared their tips from both candidate and hiring manager perspectives:

 

Finding new ways to do business is always a challenge, but for success in an ever-changing world, business leaders today must be willing to try new things and remain extremely flexible. Read what some of the world's greatest innovators had to say in this ExecuNet exclusive.


Read More

Like What You’re Reading?

Get access to more actionable insights from top minds in executive leadership and career management

Join Our Executive Community Today

Executive Job Creation Index

Second Quarter Not as Promising But Still Positive

Recruiter Confidence Index

Recruiters Optimistic Job Market Will Improve

Stay Connected

Stay Connected by Email Stay Connected by RSS Stay Connected on Twitter Stay Connected on YouTube
ExecuNet on LinkedIn

Editorial Guidelines