Download and read online The Executive Leap in PDF and EPUB NAILING YOUR NEXT BIG OPPORTUNITY GET RECOGNIZED WITH JOB-LANDING TACTICS FROM A PROVEN EXECUTIVE RECRUITER You're looking for that next big career change. Ideally--a leap into a much better or bigger role than the one you have now. However, as an established mid-to-senior-level executive, that change likely is not very fluid. Maybe you have already spent a few grand having your resume crafted and perfected and now you feel ready, indestructible, for any positions you may interview for. This is not enough; you need to instill 100 percent without-a-doubt confidence in a hiring manager that you are the only candidate right for the job. In The Executive Leap, Mike Sudermann is providing his insider view of the executive search, having worked with thousands of professionals in his ten-plus years of experience. Honing in on what hiring managers look for on resumes, the importance of social media and LinkedIn profiles, and then preparing executives to strategically position themselves to land their next top job is Mike's specialty--and one he's sharing within these pages by revealing how to do the following: - Resume killers and maximizing your resume review. Hiring managers glance at resumes for about six seconds. Get sixty seconds. - Land your next job without settling for the national average increase in compensation. - Position yourself as the number-one must-hire--land faster and with a great role.
Download and read online A Leap in the Dark A Criticism of the Principles of Home Rule as Illustrated by the Bill of 1893 in PDF and EPUB This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Download and read online The Leap to Globalization in PDF and EPUB Whereas previous research concentrated on articulating what global strategies look like in large multinational companies with decades of experience in operations abroad, The Leap to Globalization focuses on how globalizing is realized over time in companies that start from a narrow geographic base. Three characteristics differentiate globalizing as observed in current practice from simple international expansion. First, globalization implies a redefinition of customer value; second, globalizing is an entrepreneurial process that transforms the company; and third, speed plays an essential role in globalization.
Download and read online Leap of Strength in PDF and EPUB What does it take to start a successful company? Concept and timing are critical, but the psychology of the individual at the helm is what makes most businesses distinct. Walt Sutton guides readers through the interior journey that every business founder experiences. And he connects these personal experiences with practical issues like how to choose an industry, how to articulate a vision and mission...and how to work intensely without losing balance in your life.
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