The global economy is in the midst of a profound transformation. No job is safe!
The average job in America lasts about 3 years. Now you’re expected to change jobs every few years. So you always need to be looking for the next opportunity.
Whether you’re currently in a job or searching for a job ... You need to design your own job transition.
Using conventional Job Search methods puts you at an enormous disadvantage .
<ul><li>There are over 823,000 websites catering to the executive job seeker. Where do you start? There are more than 35 million active resumes online. Fewer than 3% of resumes posted even get a response. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Of all the unsolicited resumes sent to companies fewer than 2% find positions. </li></ul><ul><li>Applications on company websites are set up for junior staffers to screen you out. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Executive Search Firms are oriented towards the company not the candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>Career Management Firms charge a fee around $12K to $15K or more for career marketing advice. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Your warm contacts are valuable but in such a competitive market may not be enough. </li></ul><ul><li>Job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>are no longer a matter of </li></ul><ul><li>“ What you know” </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>“ Who you know” . </li></ul>
The dramatic changes taking place in the business world mean that the tried and true methods of finding a job will no longer suffice .
The technology of job hunting has changed. Unless you fully understand how to use technology tools to market yourself you’ll be at a disadvantage.
Today, you are far more likely to be Googled by a recruiter, business owner or company executive than found on a job board .
Today, companies have to do everything they can to remain innovative and competitive to survive. Employees are now viewed as a variable cost. They remain ‘on the books’ only as long as they continue to add to the bottom line.
Now, the search for senior-level employees is value-focused and solution-driven not salary-driven.
If company executives, hiring managers and recruiters are searching for a high-value executive ...