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The Chicken or the Egg?

November 5, 2014

Which came first? The chicken or the egg? It’s an age-old cliche that still surfaces from time-to-time. And now, we have a similar question from job seekers that is becoming more commonplace as they navigate the ever-changing job search arena. … Continue reading

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Want to versus Have to

October 30, 2014

I just returned from an intensive 3-day retreat with my colleagues. The non-stop brainstorming, idea generating, planning, and strategizing is always energizing and completely refreshing. One of the very insightful topics we discussed was the “want to” versus “have to” … Continue reading

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Want to versus Have to

October 30, 2014

I just returned from an intensive 3-day retreat with my colleagues. The non-stop brainstorming, idea generating, planning, and strategizing is always energizing and completely refreshing. One of the very insightful topics we discussed was the “want to” versus “have to” … Continue reading

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It’s Not About a Resume

October 23, 2014

When prospects reach out to me, it is almost always because they need / want a resume. But it’s not about a resume. It never is. It never will be. The resume is just the end piece of a process … Continue reading

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Feeding the Un-hatched Chicken

October 15, 2014

You are no doubt familiar with the cliché … don’t count your chickens before they hatch … right? And yet, it is a common phenomenon in the job search process. Maybe somewhere in your career climb, you were tripped up … Continue reading

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Super CFOs are Strong CEO Prospects

October 2, 2014

In the last week, I’ve read numerous articles about the appeal of Chief Financial Officers to fill the top seat of Chief Executive Officer. Articles in the Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, and the StartUpProfessionals blog, among others, are buzzing. On … Continue reading

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The Job Search Breakdown

September 15, 2014

Remember the good old days when someone needed a job, they would apply for a position that was a good fit for their skills and get hired in a relatively short period of time? Me either. And I sincerely believe … Continue reading

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CFO Volatility – 2014

September 3, 2014

The latest Crist | Kolder Associates volatility report was recently released. Those releases are always fun reading in my office as I compare what they say with what I’ve been seeing. This report is no exception! Here are a few … Continue reading

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CFO Volatility – 2014

September 3, 2014

The latest Crist | Kolder Associates volatility report was recently released. Those releases are always fun reading in my office as I compare what they say with what I’ve been seeing. This report is no exception! Here are a few … Continue reading

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Do You Just Talk, or Walk Your Talk?

August 25, 2014

A week or so ago I saw this article in Wall Street & Technology and thought how very relevant it was to a recent conversation with a CFO job search candidate. There are two kinds of candidates. Both might be … Continue reading

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