Below is a video blog post I just made that describes 6 attributes - laws, really - of human behavior, and how to use each to assist you in winning the interview and getting the job offer in an executive search.
Welcome back to the second part of my series on competing in all segments of the job market! In the first portion, I covered how to identify six-figure positions in the highly-competitive published job market by exploring the five segments of the job market. Today, I’m covering the 3 segments of the unpublished or hidden job market.
When you’re completing an executive-level job search for six-figure jobs, it can be difficult to find suitable positions to apply for. After all, 85% of six-figure jobs are in the unpublished job market -- meaning that companies aren’t broadcasting these open positions, making them harder to discover and apply for.
As I’ve said before, an HR manager does much more than simply vetting applicants -- they have a direct input on the hiring process, working closely with departmental hiring managers and CEOs or presidents. Thus, it’s important to follow these interview tips even in a preliminary meeting with an HR manager -- your performance there can directly affect your ability to get the job. Here are my interview tips to help you ace your interview with an HR manager.
Last week I shared the first two interview questions that you will undoubtedly encounter in some form during the hiring process. As a former hiring manager with 18+ years of experience in the business world and an executive career search consultant, I am familiar with the hiring process and have noticed that interview questions can be summed up by five key questions that you must be prepared to answer.