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One Simple Way LinkedIn Can Set You Apart From Other Executive Job Searchers

By Robert Ciresi | May 30, 2019
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Executives seeking a new job usually have vast, impressive experience. To reflect this, they’ve likely refined their resume and optimized it to catch the eyes of hiring managers and recruiters alike. However, there’s one detail many executives forget about, and it could cost them the job. It’s imperative to match your LinkedIn profile to your…

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4 Out-of-the-Ordinary Executive References You Should Use Today

By Mark Morek | April 26, 2019
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As preparation for any new executive job opportunity, you should prepare a list of job references. It’s common for interviewers to contact these individuals before or after interviewing you, and what they say could be a major factor in whether you get a job offer. Most people have a few standby references they can tap…

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How to Explain Why You Were Fired or Laid Off in an Executive Interview

By Robert Ciresi | April 19, 2019
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Explaining why you were fired or laid off is likely the most challenging question you will hear in an executive interview. This is a hard topic to explain to your best friend or spouse, let alone someone you’d like to convince to hire you. The experts at Ciresi & Morek recommend being honest but driving…

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How to Define Your Company Culture for More Effective Hiring

By Mark Morek | April 12, 2019
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Regardless of your company’s industry, culture is a huge factor in attracting and retaining the best employees. According to Gallup, companies stand to increase revenue by 33% just by creating a culture that attracts top talent. Conversely, 38% of employees in the workplace express a desire to leave their jobs due to a toxic culture,…

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4 Smart Ways to Market an Executive Job Opening

By Robert Ciresi | April 5, 2019
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Hiring an executive-level employee creates some unique challenges. You can’t rely on career fairs to find talent, and the flashy amenities that attract entry-level hires may not apply. Plus, some of the best fits may not be actively seeking a career move. So, how do you market an executive job opening effectively? Here are four…

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How to Get an Executive-Level Social Media Presence

By Mark Morek | March 29, 2019
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In 2018, 77% of the United States’ population had a social media profile. If you think social media isn’t for you, you’re missing out on a huge audience. For executives, optimizing social media channels is an opportunity to leverage a wider network, earn thought leadership status, and build trust among connections. If you’re keeping your…

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