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    “To get a foot in the door and boost the number of interviews that come along, executive job seekers must be ready to invest in some upfront sweat equity that, in reality, is not all that different from the strategies they employ to be successful in their roles. Here’s how …”

    What Executive Job Seekers Must Do to Stand Out in Today’s Saturated Market

    Virginia Franco on BlueSteps

    The upside of a booming economy means hiring is stronger than ever. The downside? More folks are out there emboldened to test the job search waters. The bottom line? The job market is growing increasi... Read »

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    How 100 smart women discovered six unexpected benefits from an unlikely escape.

    Chris Toussaint on The Slade Report

    Playing a team sport like football is so much more than running around an oval and kicking a ball. Read »

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    When thinking about leadership skills, it is pertinent to remember what Alexander the Great said, “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”

    How to Become an Inspiring Executive

    KV Dipu on BlueSteps

    A recent survey of executives about traits needed to succeed as an executive highlighted leadership skills as the most commonly cited one. While there are several definitions of leadership skills (pra... Read »

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    There is a talent and performance multiplier premium for organisations that build their culture and leadership team around exceptionally talented and committed leaders. Here are a few pointers on how to re-energise a leadership team for maximum impact.

    Tips For Re-energising Your Leadership Team

    Jack McGuinness on Chief Executive

    All leadership teams have the opportunity to serve as force multipliers for their organizations where the team’s impact goes far beyond the contributions of individual team members. Leadership teams... Read »

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    The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.

    Preparing young people for the new work reality

    on Foundation for Young Australians

    Following the journeys of 14,000 young people over a decade, the New Work Reality report reveals the factors that accelerate the transition to full-time work, including the skills, mindset and confide... Read »

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    Louise Garver presents another 11 ways to get noticed by executive search consultants (Part 2 of 2).

    22 Ways to Get Noticed by Executive Search Consultants: Part Two

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    Here is the second part of our 22 best ways to get noticed by executive search consultants Read »

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    Kathy Simmons presents three strategies you can employ now to ensure you are successfully managing your career for the long haul, not just for today.

    Executive Career Management: Three Strategies For Doing It Right

    Kathy Simmons on Forbes

    You’re a busy professional. Maybe you're already in a C-level position, or perhaps you’re well on your way there. You live and breathe management, it's your job. Your day-to-day concerns include e... Read »

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    James Cassidy explains the importance of the talent acquisition process in terms of ensuring cultural fit. James applies his own experiences working for Samsung, and the efforts he spent on employee relations and retention; in particular in a Senior HR managerial role in Recruitment and Retention of foreign employees. A thoroughly fascinating read.

    Assessing Cultural Fit at Samsung

    James Cassidy on LinkedIn

    I can still remember speaking with a Korean friend after finishing an arduous panel interview at Samsung in the Summer of 1995. I had been attending a Korean language summer program at Yonsei Universi... Read »

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    Part One featured advice on how to optimise your career documents. Here in part two, Amy Perrone focuses on advice on how to present yourself to executive recruiters and what to expect.

    How to Catch the Attention of Executive Recruiters: Part Two

    Amy Perrone on BlueSteps

    A strong relationship with executive recruiters is a key part of an executive career management strategy, although for many catching their attention seems like a daunting task. But, there are a number... Read »

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    Catherine DeVrye, Australian Keynote Speaker of the Year and former Australian Executive Woman of the Year, reflects on two days of information garnered from the Australian Financial Review Business Summit held earlier this month.

    Shift happens... Drift happens...

    Catherine DeVrye on The Slade Report

    Last week the Financial Review invited me to their two day top-tier business summit – possibly because it was on International Women’s Day and last year they included me in their Top 100 Women of ... Read »

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