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Six Ninja Persuasion Techniques for Your Executive Job Search

By Tammy Kabell on Sep 19, 2016 10:30:20 AM

Today, I’d like to quickly hit on some learnings I gleaned from re-reading a classic book on persuasion, called, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.” The author, Dr. Robert Cialdini, is considered the father of the science of persuasion (and you didn’t even know that existed!).
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Think Like a Marketer to Get an Employer's Attention

By Tammy Kabell on Jun 8, 2015 7:47:15 PM

I review a lot of resumes and LinkedIn profiles every week from people who want to work with us, and today I’d like to boil down the three core elements that most all resumes and online profiles are missing; these three things are essential to getting an employer’s attention and helping job seekers become happily employed with their perfect company.

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Busting Executive Job Search Myths

By Tammy Kabell on Feb 12, 2014 11:19:41 AM

Urban myths exist in all topics. There are even myths about the executive job search. Go to any networking event or speak with a fellow job-seeker, and you’re sure to hear a few myths about how to find an executive position. If you believe everything you hear about searching for an executive job, you might make the job search process more difficult than necessary.

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Using LinkedIn as a Research Tool for Your Executive Job Search

By Tammy Kabell on Jun 30, 2013 9:00:29 PM

For job seekers, LinkedIn is not just your online resume. LinkedIn is also a powerful research tool that can connect you to groups, companies, and most importantly, employers.

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Improving your Executive Job Seeker Profile on LinkedIn

By Tammy Kabell on Jun 23, 2013 9:00:11 PM

I receive a lot of questions about how to use LinkedIn and your profile to the best of its ability. LinkedIn is essential to reach decision makers and employers. That said, it’s important your profile is compelling and tells your story.

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Inside the Mind of HR: Finding and Choosing Candidates

By Tammy Kabell on Jun 9, 2013 9:00:54 PM

If you ask an HR manager or recruiter what they’ve found to be the most effective way to find qualified candidates, I bet they’ll tell you through referrals. In fact, that's what they tell me.

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Pitching Your One Big Thing Part 2: How to Communicate Your Value to Employers

By Tammy Kabell on May 26, 2013 9:00:37 PM

Last week I discussed steps 1-3 of the 5 steps to communicating your “one big thing”. When you’re talking to employers, recruiters or anyone you’re networking with, these 5 steps will help you actively communicate the benefits you will bring to a company from hiring you.

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Pitching Your One Big Thing Part 1: How to Communicate Your Value to Employers

By Tammy Kabell on May 19, 2013 9:00:49 PM

When having networking conversations, informational interviews, phone interviews and face-to-face interviews, you are given a chance to do some personal marketing. During your personal marketing communication, you have the opportunity to pitch your “One Big Thing.”

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