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Kathy Simmons, CEO Netshare
Novato, CA
CEO, NETSHARE, Inc.
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For my part, I have always welcomed having people with diverse experience because of those “A-ha” moments. Those times when you are sitting around the table talking about how to do something and suddenly someone asks” but why do you do it that way”? How much innovation do we sacrifice by insisting on someone who is an exact replica of the last person in the job? Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at The Executive Update
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Let me start by saying I was an early adopter of LinkedIn and somewhat of an evangelist for the service. I urged NETSHARE members to set up profiles and connected with them. I’m part of the OpenLink network and do... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at The Executive Update
Besides being a resume cliché, it seems that there are some disadvantages to being too focused on results – at least when it comes to achieving your goals. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2013 at The Executive Update
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During a job search, many candidates feel that they are in the subordinate role with recruiters. While it may be difficult at first, you need to have the confidence to step up and “own” your career. Ask the questions that will enable you to know that you can work with the recruiter in a mutually beneficial way. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at The Executive Update
If you’ve ever had any interview or presentation coaching, you probably know that body language can make a difference in how you are perceived. But did you know that it can make a difference in your actual performance as well? Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at The Executive Update
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Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. In a recent Ask the Coach with Christine Dennison,The Job Search Coach the questions were focused on LinkedIn, personal branding and resumes. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at The Executive Update
Often, during an interview or job search in general, it is easy to feel that all the power is on the other side of the desk. Experimenting with writing or visualizing may serve to help you redress the balance! Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at The Executive Update
Lately I’ve been reading a number of articles about a new book by Adam Grant, “Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.” Grant is the youngest tenured professor at Wharton and an expert in organizational psychology. The book examines... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at The Executive Update
Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. Here is an excerpt from a recent session with Sue Hansen. When it comes to opinions on your resume you can ask four people... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at The Executive Update
Thanks for your comment. I don't disagree with you. I think it all comes down to how they are used and being respectful. I once interviewed a prospective employee who was so engaged with his smartphone, he barely made eye contact. I got the distinct feeling that I could have left the room and he wouldn't have noticed!
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How is your attitude affecting your career or job search? Many people I speak with are coping with uncertainty on a daily basis. Some people view the future as full of opportunity while others struggle with a sense that their best years are past. It's a choice that all of us get to make every day of our lives. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at The Executive Update
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Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. Here is an excerpt from a recent session with Christine Dennison, The Job Search Coach. Chris started the call asking people to describe where... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at The Executive Update
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ATS are designed to be sold to organizations as a means of providing a centralized tracking system to manage the recruitment process. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at The Executive Update
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Whether you are dealing with an internal hiring manager or an outside recruiter, be sure to ask what types of references they want. Normally, they ask for managers, subordinates, and a few peers to get a 360-degree view of the candidate. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at The Executive Update
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This week, career coach Chris Dennison fielded questions from NETSHARE members about their online profile, and how to position themselves for work either full time or on a contract basis. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at The Executive Update
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If you watch carefully, you can use telltales that may indicate when you shouldn’t trust what the other party is saying. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at The Executive Update
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When you get that call from the third-party recruiter, one of the first questions you need to ask is “How long have you been working on this search?” Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at The Executive Update
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a good career coach will not find a job for you, but he or she will motivate you and help you uncover what you need to know to advance your own career. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at The Executive Update
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In business, ethics are everything. So if you are looking to get ahead or move on, you need to make sure your reputation is squeaky clean, especially online. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2012 at The Executive Update
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technology always gets in the way of making a personal connection with the interviewer. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at The Executive Update
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I recently came across an interesting article by Ben Kunz titled Facebook, Google Must Adapt as Users Embrace ‘Unsocial’ Networks. In discussing Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, Kunz suggests that there may be a move to smaller, more closed networks with... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at The Executive Update
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I know CMOs and marketing folks fancy themselves able to solve difficult problems, but no matter what the impact of the recent economy, it hasn’t changed the rules of common sense. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at The Executive Update
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People buy and hire based on benefits, not on features. This simple distinction should inform every part of your search process. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at The Executive Update
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If you are currently looking for a new position, you may want to consider the benefits of establishing an online presence within your industry as a means to improve your chances of landing the job you deserve Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at The Executive Update
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If you are not a 90-percent match to the job specification, then you may not get a response. If, however, you are a close match to the job criteria and you still aren’t getting a response, then go directly to the hiring manager who needs the position filled. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at The Executive Update