The Career Transition Experts

The Career Transition Experts

The Career Transition Experts is designed to help you get hired for the job you’ll love. Discover what top recruiters and job search professionals have to say about current job trends and what hiring parties are looking for. You’ll also get expert leadership and career transition advice on writing your resume and cover letter, interviewing, networking, and more. In this podcast, we interview members of our executive recruiter network, including CEO recruiters and CFO recruiters as well as many other successful professionals in the executive search business. Discover how to love your career with financial success, happiness, and work-life balance. If you are interested in leadership career success, listen up! You can find more from Jonathan at https://betheonebest.com

Episodes

May 13, 2021 1 min

It’s easy to hire a recruiter, but not so easy to make the most of the relationship.  Our guest, Paul Stefunek discusses sure-fire tips to make your relationship pay off!  He’ll discuss:

  • The importance of keeping detailed notes.
  • How crucial it is to make every conversation a 2-way conversation.
  • Why offering to help a recruiter can be incredibly fruitful. 

  • Paul Stefunek is a master builder of companies, teams and people.  He’s an execut...

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    Paul Stefunek shares strategies to help you stand out in your job search.  Find out:

  • What hiring managers are really looking for.
  • Why it’s important to discuss the industries you’ve worked in.
  • Determine which discipline you are selling
  • Be ready to share your top talents.
  • Understand the keywords that could easily help you be found by recruiters 
  • Paul Stefunek is a master builder of companies, teams, and people.  He’s an executive search p...

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    Preparing for interviews and following up can bring a significant impact on one's job search journey. Being unprepared is definitely a deal killer!

    In this week's episode, Jonathan and executive search expert Mark Gambirasi discuss tips and best practices when it comes to working with a recruiting agency that will increase the likelihood of a strong offer for those who are looking for work. Mark also brings up an interesting...

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    Following up with executive recruiters and participating actively on their preparations for you is very important. Don’t go radio silent even when a company goes dark on them or you!

    In this week’s episode, Jonathan and executive search professional Mark Gambirasi discuss some vital insights on this subject matter.

    Mark Gambirasi is the CEO and Founder of Andiamo! Group - a leading executive search firm for finding talent for disrupt...

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    As an executive candidate, it’s essential to build a strong relationship with recruiters and allot a proper amount of time with them. They may definitely be willing to spend time and effort to give you the advantage on interviews and get your foot in the door quickly!

    Mark Gambirasi has provided valuable insights about investing time in a client-recruiter relationship. Let’s hear what he has to say!

    Mark Gambirasi is the CEO and Foun...

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    In this week’s episode, Executive Coach and Career Catalyst Jonathan Flaks and Executive Search Specialist Alan Work, discuss the importance of listening and understanding when it comes to communicating with interviewers or hiring managers. During the conversation, making sure what you say is clear, concise, and complete is emphasized.

    Alan presents a great example on how the enhancement of understanding can make an essential differ...

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    April 8, 2021 2 min

    As a participant in a high-level interview, how do you make sure the conversation stays on track to the hiring manager’s important interest in culture? According to Executive Recruiter Alan Work, reinforcing and making sure you understood what and who you’re getting involved with is an essential element in this subject.

    He also shares a specific example on this topic. Listen in to learn more!

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    Answering interview questions and asking good questions as well, are vital in high-level leadership-oriented interviews. The questions you ask show how you think, why you do what you do, and what your motivations are.

    In this week’s episode, Jonathan’s long-time friend who’s an Expert Executive Recruiter, Alan Work, brings some amazing insight regarding this subject.

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    The job market is on the rise again, but it’s now more competitive than ever - and now that the majority of interviews are virtual, you need a new set of skills to set yourself apart.

    In this week’s episode, Jonathan and LT Ladino Bryson discuss strategies candidates can use to gain the skill sets they need and stand out with hiring managers.

    Listen to discover how to:

  • Tell your story succinctly, yet in an engaging, effective way
  • Prese...
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    March 23, 2021 1 min

    Nailing an interview doesn’t stop when the interview does; you need to take action to make sure the hiring manager remembers you. What can you do to show them you’re the right candidate for the job?

    In this week’s episode, LT Ladino Bryson shares several insightful strategies to help you get your foot in the door and get the job you want. Listen in to hear more!

    LT Ladino Bryson, known to her clients and candidates as “The Employment...

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    Many interviews are done virtually now, and preparing for them takes a new set of skills. Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with LT Ladino Bryson, and she shared some fantastic strategies to help you nail your next virtual interview. Listen in to learn how to show the employers you interview with that you are ready for whatever they need!

    LT Ladino Bryson, known to her clients and candidates as “The Employment Therapist”, a mo...

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    In this week’s episode, Jonathan and Military Transitioning Specialist Eric Horton discuss some of the unique challenges that veterans face when transitioning to civilian life - and what both veterans and companies can do to tackle those challenges and successfully take on leadership in a corporate role.

    Eric offers great perspectives on how veterans can best prepare and position themselves for the corporate leadership role they tru...

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    Veterans bring an incredible brand of leadership and perspective to a company; many organizations today want to hire veterans, but they often don’t understand the unique skills that are brought to the table. Because of this, vets may be placed in the wrong position, leading to a high turnover rate.

    By taking the time to be Veteran Prepared - to understand the skills veterans bring and by making some simple culture changes - companie...

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    March 11, 2021 2 min

    Transitioning from a military career to the private sector carries a lot of challenges, both personally and professionally. Often, one of the more challenging professional aspects is understanding the difference between how a military leadership structure differs from that of a corporate environment.

    In this week’s episode, Military Transitioning Expert Eric Horton brings some amazing insight into how he helps veterans make that tra...

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    By now, it’s obvious that the job market has changed in significant ways. This was beginning to happen even before Covid, but the circumstances of the past year have cemented those changes.

    One of the most significant aspects of this is the use of technology in the hiring process.

    Pre-pandemic, statistics show that 75% of resumes were never reviewed by an actual human; now, this number may be even higher. It is becoming clear that ne...

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    Following up with networking contacts in a meaningful way can be a challenge. Breaking through the noise to stand out isn’t easy!

    In this week’s episode, Jonathan and executive search professional Dawn Dzurilla discuss how to stand out in a positive way and add authentic value to your networking relationships.

    Be sure to subscribe to The Career Transition Experts so you don't miss our upcoming episodes including Dawn Dzurilla’s f...

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    February 25, 2021 1 min

    Things are changing in the job market - and technology is being used more and more to keep up with those changes! How can you position yourself to stand out when part of the vetting process is done by a computer system?

    Join Jonathan and executive search professional Dawn Dzurilla as they discuss how to navigate the current job search process to get your foot in the door quickly!

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    The job market has changed dramatically in the past year - but so has the process for finding a new job. It’s essential to take advantage of the new tactics.

    On today’s episode, sales recruiting expert Jamie Schorr joins Jonathan to discuss these new processes as well as several actionable strategies to help you find success in your career transition!

    Jamie will also share how important it is to partner with a recruiter or recruiting...

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    February 18, 2021 2 min

    Everyone has advice on resumes. But we are lucky to have our guest, Executive recruiter Jamie Schorr on the show! Jamie shares his specific insights on what to include - and what to leave out. He will also emphasize the importance of showing the “how-you-did” rather than “what-you-did” on a professional resume.

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    Many people use LinkedIn to help find their next executive leadership role, but most fail to use it correctly. Recently, executive recruiter Jamie Schorr joined us today to share some really interesting and actionable insights on how to use the profile correctly as well as how to dig deeper in officially using LinkedIn to make connections.

    Be sure to subscribe to The Career Transition Experts so you don't miss our upcoming episo...

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