A recent AESC BlueSteps Executive Career Insider TweetChat featuring Pearson Partners’ Renee Arrington (@ReneeBArrington) and our Pearson Partners team.
A recent AESC BlueSteps Executive Career Insider TweetChat featuring Pearson Partners’ Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC (@CareerCoachLisa) and our team.
A recent BlueSteps Executive Career Insider TweetChat featuring Pearson Partners’ Frank Morogiello (@Morogiello) and our team. [View the story “#ExecCareer TweetChat: Executive Compensation” on Storify] TweetChat: Executive Compensation Negotiation – March 22, 2016
Tips from the Leadership Coach Salary Questions and Answers There comes a point in most interviews when the question of compensation comes up. It is best to avoid this discussion for as long as possible in the interview process, but if it comes up, try to deflect the question and turn it back to the interviewer. The objective is to have the interviewer state a salary before you do. Here […]
A recent BlueSteps Executive Career Insider TweetChat featuring Pearson Partners’ Lisa Thompson (@CareerCoachLisa) and our team. [View the story “TweetChat: Executive Interviewing Tips – February 9, 2016” on Storify]
Executive interview questions tend to cover seven main areas. Familiarizing yourself with these will help you understand what the interviewer is trying to learn about you with each question. The typical interview won’t likely get to a fraction of these questions, but if you practice answering these in a natural and comfortable style, you’ll be sure to leave a strong impression. Your competence and ability – The interviewer is trying to figure […]
Lisa Thompson – Managing Director, Professional Services Preparing for Interviews Securing an interview requires hard work and persistence. Once you’ve garnered an interview, excellence in communication skills is absolutely critical for success. Understanding the basic concepts of effective communication in job interviews will help you present yourself as the best person for the job. Practicing your communication skills will prepare you to come across confidently and professionally in your interviews. […]
Companies use a variety of interview types, and in the process of hiring an executive, they may use any or all. Understanding the various types of interviews will help you know what to expect so you can prepare to present your best self. One-to-One The most common interview format is one interviewer interviewing one candidate. This is sometimes the first of several interviews. Second and third interviews will usually have […]
When a troubled manufacturing company needed an expert numbers person as CEO, the board of directors conducted a national search for an experienced chief financial officer with the ability to run the entire organization. When a U.S. sales company decided to open its first overseas affiliate, the CEO selected a sales manager from one of its largest domestic offices to run the new operation. And before a major children’s hospital […]
When interviewing job candidates, most recruiters focus on the past, asking questions like “What were your biggest accomplishments?” or “What did you learn from that experience?” But there’s another strategy that can help HR professionals determine whether a candidate will be a good fit for the organization, especially at the executive level. The technique is called behavioral interviewing and it focuses on how a candidate reacts when faced with a […]