Your CV has done the job: it got you the interview for that position you definitely want. A wise move now is to prepare in detail for the imminent discussion with the recruiter. So start with the basics: the common stuff asked as part of interview questions for senior managers. Thinking that they are simple questions with simple answers is generalizing it far too much.
Upasna is the Co-Founder of a Content Marketing and Branding Startup, Brandanew. Upasna is currently a Content Marketing Consultant with Experteer and was the Founding Editor of Vantage Point and the architect for Experteer’s Content Marketing initiatives in 2014-15. She has also worked with a Rocket Internet company on online content and branding. And before that in McKinsey & Co. for over 5 years focusing on online consumer behavior and social. She also has work experience in the NGO sector in the ICT4D domain. In between, she was in school for her MBA in International Marketing (Germany), M.S. in Tech Policy (U.K.) and B.S. in Electronics Engineering (India). Upasna has authored a book, several papers and been invited to speak in various conferences. At present, she enjoys working on fighting fears people have with digital content. She has been blogging on urban culture and how people alter with digital since 2003.
Employee retention is a key issue for senior management jobs, mainly because of the efficiency and productivity loses when senior talent is lost. About 65% of candidates are actively or passively always looking for jobs. This begs the key question: why do good employees leave? Many employers do not seem to be asking their ‘good employees’ what…
Dear Management job aspirant losing out on professional email etiquette,
We all take advantage of the communication era. With minimum effort and waiting time reduced to zero, our messages reach anyone, in any corner of the world. It’s been estimated that a number of almost 109 billion business emails are being sent daily in 2014 around the globe.
One could train the team members to hone their skills or learn the brand new tools, but experts often say that it is impossible to fully change the work-attitudes people bring with them. This is especially more difficult at senior levels, where the many years of experience ensure the attitudes are almost set in stone.
Earlier we have discussed the details of how to work smarter at office. And in 2015 this topic remains important, as revealed by experts in our recruiting trend 2015 eBook as well. More executives are working out of home and in various remote locations and constantly getting more on their plates.
As we talk about multiple leadership styles and opportunities and challenges that come across in the startup world, it was interesting to look back on our own story. We spoke with Christian Göttsch, founder and CEO for bringing you the Experteer story.
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While being in senior management positions, it is inevitable that we tend to work expansively on projects and timelines that are short. This means, it is critical to define the value proposition of any project that we invest our time in. In a similar manner, to attract the attention of your boss or a headhunter for a coveted position that you may desire, it is critical to be able to define your professional value proposition. What do you bring to the table?