LinkedIn is a powerful social media networking tool that helps business professionals connect, develop their talents, and seek new career opportunities. Many new users assume that creating a distinctive, professional LinkedIn profile is the sole consideration when utilizing this networking tool. However, recent events remind even the most accomplished LinkedIn users that mindfulness should rule all LinkedIn […]
A professional resume coupled with a completed LinkedIn profile can be a winning combination for senior-level executives searching for a new career opportunity. However, a presentation resume (typically a Microsoft Word document presented as an email attachment or in hard copy format during a job interview) and a LinkedIn resume (a component of the LinkedIn
Are you contemplating changing the trajectory of your career track and transitioning to a brand new field? It can seem like a daunting proposition for an executive who has spent years and possibly decades climbing the ladder in his/her chosen field to consider moving into an unknown realm. The catalysts are varied, ranging from burnout
Formulating a clear vision of your short- and long-term goals is a core element of a successful career. The first step in developing a strategic career plan involves asking yourself some key questions: Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years? What do you want from your career. What are your motivations to
Executives contemplating a career transition – whether prompted by a desire to seek “greener pastures” or exiting a challenge industry impacted by the economic downturn – may shorten the search by targeting those industries expected to enjoy faster than average growth in 2010.
According to a recent study released by the Board of Directors Network (BDN), women have made little to no progress on the boards or in the executive suites of Georgia’s public companies. The Board of Directors Network is a nonprofit research and advisory organization seeking to increase the number of women in executive leadership and
Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s largest investor showcase (http://www.ventureatlanta.org) is a forum where Georgia’s top technology innovators have an opportunity to meet top-tier investors from around the country. The event connects local entrepreneurs with venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise capital to grow their businesses. In its second year, the annual