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Leaving Your Executive Jobs Search To Chance? Big Mistake!

Oct 26, 2007
When you're conducting executive jobs search, everything is different. And if you're leaving it to chance, you're making a huge mistake!

You see, most executive and senior managers look for a job the same way they did when they graduated from college or graduate school. Here's what you typically do:

mail dozens of resumes

post resumes all over the internet

contact lots of agencies & recruiters

answer dozens of ads

go on a couple unproductive interviews

wait and wait for the phone to ring.

And you've probably been disappointed with your executive jobs search results. Resumes go unanswered. The phone doesn't ring. Those executive recruiters who couldn't wait to get their hands on you before now don't return your calls or emails. Getting that dream job has turned into a nightmare. Worst of all, you're upset, frustrated and downright depressed.

The reason for the disillusionment is really very simple. Times have changed. Especially since 9/11 and Katrina. The old-fashioned ways of finding a job at the executive level are out . . . at least if you don't want to be in the marketplace for weeks or months.

The 21st Century solution is to run your executive jobs search campaign like you run your business . . . with the same kind of sensible business strategies that make any business work.

For example, if you took a more business-like approach to your executive job search you would:

1. Build a highly-desirable product . . . YOU!

2. Consider the job marketplace as a competitive arena.

3. Package yourself in a way to attract maximum attention.

4. Think of prospective employers as buyers of your product.

5. Target only those employers who are right for you.

6. Promote yourself to them by every available means.

7. Master effective selling techniques.

8. Negotiate like a pro.

It's what we call becoming a "job entrepreneur." When you use proven marketing techniques on your executive jobs search you can significantly reduce your time in the job market. And if you follow a carefully crafted step-by-step plan, you can be entertaining job offers in as little as 14 days!

So, don't make the mistake of leaving something so important to chance . . . By using old-fashioned search methods. When you get up to speed with the most current strategies and techniques, you can dramatically move the odds in your favor!

Look, everyone is anxious about finding a good job. And I believe you would like to do it in a matter of days rather than waiting weeks and months for something to materialze. So having a strategic plan that walks you through the correct steps gives you an amazing advantage that can dramatically shorten your job search.
About the Author
Paul Bowley manages EEI, the world-class pioneer in alternative job search techniques and innovative e-business strategies . . . since 1985. Check out THE WORLD'S FASTEST JOB SEARCH PLAN! And grab our stunning FREE REPORT! http://www.fastest-job-search.com
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