7 Tips for Seeking a New Executive Job While You're Employed
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

7 Tips for Seeking a New Executive Job While You're Employed

  • 361 views
Uploaded on

Searching for a new executive job while you’re currently employed has distinct advantages, but also clear disadvantages. Here are 7 strategies for seeking a new executive job while in your current......

Searching for a new executive job while you’re currently employed has distinct advantages, but also clear disadvantages. Here are 7 strategies for seeking a new executive job while in your current job.

More in: Career
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
361
On Slideshare
360
From Embeds
1
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 1

https://www.linkedin.com 1

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Kim Meninger Executive Coach & Career Strategist Kim@ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 7 Tips for Seeking a New Executive Job While You’re Employed
  • 2. • It’s often easier to find a job when you have a job. • You’re in a better position to negotiate without a high sense of urgency and desperation. But, there are disadvantages as well. Here are 7 strategies for seeking a new executive job while you’re employed. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com Seeking a new executive job while you’re employed has clear advantages:
  • 3. You don’t have the luxury of time, so you need to focus your efforts. • Know exactly what you want from your next role. • Know what you are unwilling to accept. • Target only opportunities that align with your goals/interests. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 1. Have a clear plan
  • 4. Don’t raise suspicions during your search. • You may not find a new job immediately and don’t want to risk your current job. • You’ll want to leave on the best possible terms to avoid burning bridges. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 2. Stay focused on your current job
  • 5. Even if you trust your colleagues, it’s risky to discuss your plans. • Your decision may be perceived as an act of disloyalty. • You may be shut out of key projects/meetings. • Your job could be threatened. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 3. Don’t discuss your plans with co-workers
  • 6. Discreetly share your plans with external contacts in your professional network. Be selective and stress the need for confidentiality. Consider approaching a headhunter. He/she has access to the hidden job market and understands the need for discretion. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 4. Network with people you trust
  • 7. • Don’t broadcast your job search activities on social media. • Don’t trust your privacy settings. • Use LinkedIn strategically, but don’t advertise your interest in finding a new job. • Don’t post your resume to job boards. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 5. Be cautious about social media
  • 8. Even if you have an office, privacy is never guaranteed. • You may be overheard by your colleagues. • Your Internet usage may be monitored. You’ll be more easily accessible if you use your cell phone. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 6. Don’t use your company phone or e-mail
  • 9. • Regardless of the circumstances, never speak badly about your current employer. • Don’t engage in questionable/unethical activities. • Prospective employers may question your character. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com 7. Be respectful of your current employer
  • 10. These 7 strategies will help you navigate this complex process. www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com Searching for a new job while employed can be challenging.
  • 11. Kim Meninger Executive Coach & Career Strategist Kim@ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com www.ExecutiveCareerSuccess.com Get your complimentary copy of: 5 Surefire Signs It’s Time to Change Your Executive Career & The Most Powerful Step You Can Take Today to Launch Your New Executive Career