This New York Times article highlights the challenges senior executives face when looking for new work. Through highlighting the relationship between a laid off CEO and his Career Coach, they highlight some vital points senior executives should implement when seeking new employment. These include structure of a resume, and just how important networking is. Not networking in the sense of handing out business cards, instead initiating contact with people you know and don’t know to discuss ideas, and your plan.
Here are some excerpts with a link to the full story below.
“We try to work on it a little every day,” Mr. Redmond said. “Three contacts today, three tomorrow. At the end of month we have 60 people thinking about this guy who can bring all this knowledge to a growing industry.”
………executives …typically..find new positions in seven to nine months, although in a recession that could be a year. Full Article