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Landing a C-Suite Job

New executive openings are more likely to occur in growing business segments
The ability to think and act strategically is expected of executive leaders, and you must employ tactical capabilities as you conduct your executive job search. Here are a few things you should consider when trying to get an executive job.

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Cassandra Frangos

Unlocking The C-Suite

C-suite Functions Are In Permanent Flux: As organizations become flatter and more team-based, levels of management are shrinking. While this makes team makeup more important across the board, it also means that top teams are expanding, with today’s CEOs having more direct reports than in the past

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BCG Blog

Bringing Learning to the C-Suite

Companies face a Herculean challenge in today’s fast-evolving work environment. Such is the pace of change that businesses are disappearing more quickly than ever before. If they are to survive, never mind thrive, company leaders must learn to adapt. And here, the operative word is learn.

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Wealthchoice Blog

4 Resources you Need if you’re aiming for the C-Suite

As with any goal, if the C-Suite is where you want to be, you need a plan. And then you need to get the best resources to help you implement your plan.
Being smart, accomplished and talented is not enough to get to the C-Suite.

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Wharton Blog

Top Executive Management Skills Needed to Succeed in the C-Suite

The guide identifies what makes a good executive and highlights a list of executive skills required for senior-level leadership.
Use this guide to see which skills you already have under your belt, and which ones need to be developed or improved.

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Kate Ashford

Most sought-after C-suite skills

There are a variety of attributes that recruiters name as being important in a C-level candidate. Some of them are intangible, but there are some you can improve
As you’re evaluating your chances of moving to the head of the business class, measure yourself against the following checklist:

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Steven Goodman

5 Things I Wish I Had Known When Promoted to the C-Suite

A surprising number of C-level executives say that when they first arrived in the C-suite they were surprised to learn that what had made them successful in the past often didn’t work anymore.
They felt unprepared, even though they had been working toward a top leadership role for most of their careers.
Here are five that they say are among the most important

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Shweta Taneja

The Secret behind every Productive CEO

Behind every great CEO, is an Executive Assistant. The role of an executive assistant has evolved from a personal secretary to someone who has the ability to execute decisions, network, influence, manage and even lead

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Find My Profession blog

Navigating a C-Suite Job Search

The best advice for navigating a C-Suite Executive job search is:
Be ready to be recruited, Be patient with recruiters and the process, Update your marketing documents to show that you are successful, Make yourself visible, Network well, Be prepared for interviews.

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IESE Business School Blog

Changing C-suite leadership traits in 2021

What does effective leadership look like in times of COVID-19? What new qualities should the C-suite embrace to navigate a world spinning off its axis?
IESE professors and other thought leaders have looked at what characteristics – some classics and others newer – an ideal CEO needs in 2021

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Brian O'Connell

7 Books Your CEO Is Reading—and You Should Be, Too

Managers looking for a boost up the career ladder should take a page out of their CEO’s book—literally.
Take a look at what C-level executives are reading in 2020.
After all, the data are increasingly clear that book learning and better career outcomes are linked.

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Indeed Editorial Team

The Path To C-Level Jobs

C-level jobs require extensive experience, proven impact and a specific set of skills. If obtaining a C-level position is a personal career goal, there are several milestones you need to achieve along the way. But what is C-level, and how can you position yourself for these types of roles effectively?

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McKinsey Insight

Ascending to the C-suite

A new McKinsey survey finds that executives who move effectively into the C-suite are communicating priorities, valuing their teams, spending time on culture, and understanding their unique leadership role

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Victor Cheng in CaseInterview

How to be an Interesting Person

When you’re an interesting person, people want to connect with you. They want to work with you, hang out with you, or work for you.
Candidly, being interesting is a major advantage in both your personal and professional lives.

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IGotAnOffer Guide

The ultimate guide to Case interview

Preparing for case interviews does not have to be complicated. Go from “What are case interviews?” to “I am confident I can get a job at McKinsey, BCG or Bain” using this guide

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Kirby Partners Blog Page

Accelerating your Executive Job Search

Ultimately those most successful in their executive job search have a clear set of strategies in place before they apply for their first position.
Here are some of our proven executive job search strategies to help you quickly gain traction and land your next position

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Jessica H. Hernandez in Medium

Pandemic Job Search Guide for Mid-level & Executives

A Compact resource galore for Mid-career professionals and executives who have been laid off or are in stalled job searches due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This post also includes Video Interviewing Techniques, Networking Tips, and Hidden Job Market Strategies

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Jeff Altman in Medium

Successfully landing in the C-Suite

One of the core beliefs in the United States is that if you work hard and do a good job, you will get ahead. Putting aside the obvious error of this belief, the person who actually gets ahead, isn’t always the smartest or doesn’t work the hardest. People get ahead by being alert to opportunity

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Jason Shen in Fast Company

The Networking Secret That Only Requires Writing Four Emails A Year

When you’ve got a great professional network, you hear about good opportunities before others do. When you need to get in touch with somebody important, you have no trouble getting a warm introduction. When you travel, you’ve often got a friendly contact who can show you around or help you find somewhere to stay.

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Josh Spector in For The Interested Newsletter

Stop Listening To People

Everybody’s got something to say about what you do.
People you know, people you love, people you hate. Even people you’ve never met in posts like this one.
They tell you what to do, what to think, what you do right or wrong. How to be better, live your life, and further your career.
But none of the people who tell you what to do know what’s best for you and you should stop listening to them.

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