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Navigating the Job Search Strategy During Covid-19

 

As the world goes into lockdown, with borders closing and companies being forced to close, it is clear we are entering an unprecedented situation. In this slightly different episode, I talk about the difficulties we are facing due to the Covid-19 crisis, and what I believe senior...

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The Accidental Entrepreneur

 

In this episode, I’m joined by Maddie Alexander Grout, who, having worked in the headhunting and recruitment world for over a decade will be sharing plenty of insights for the job seeking community on that front.She has also gone through a number of business ownership faces, is...

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Culture, Mission and Finding People Centric Organisations That Get the Modern Way of Working

 

In this episode, I’m joined by an old colleague Laurent Bouvier, an executive coach currently working at The Zone. With Laurent’s experience and expertise, this episode will be of particular interest to executives that are on the move.

Laurent really cut his teeth in the telco...

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The Importance of Good Leadership, Embracing Change and Being Successful in Recruitment

 

In this episode, I’m joined by Becky Webber, the Regional Director at Tate Recruitment. With over 20 years recruitment experience, she gives us an insight into the types of things her team look for when placing candidates. .

Starting her career at Thomas Cook, Becky fell into...

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How to Make an Impact and Get Hired

 

In this episode, I’m joined by good friend and colleague Louis Cross, now Director at Collabz - an in-house talent company that helps small businesses play big in the talent market.

Louis has spent a decade in the recruitment industry, spending all of those years working for one...

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Tips, Strategies, and How Senior Executives Can Get the Most Out of Working with a Headhunter

 

In this episode, I’m joined by Craig Elvin, Director at Executive Heads - a leading executive search firm based in Southampton. 

I know Craig well from when we ran an executive search business together for a number of years and his experience of the SME market will be of...

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Welcome to The Career Jump Podcast: What You Can Expect From Season 1

 

Andrew MacAskill is the founder of Executive Career Jump, having previously spent over fifteen years working all over the world in the executive search business industry. Executive Career Jump was founded with the main aim of giving executives the inside track in their job searching...

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The 9 Essential Skills Executive Job Seekers Need To Master To Get Hired

The job search game has changed......and it's brutal at times.

You may have been made redundant, successfully exited, relocated, been blindsided or totally outmanoeuvred by that sociopath politician in the office.

Either way it's all pretty rough and takes its toll on you, your family and your...

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What you need to Know When Moving Your Job Overseas

Moving abroad with your career can be an exciting prospect.

I arrived back in the UK in 2014 following a fantastic 3 years as MD of a search firm in Australia and you will be hard pushed to find a bigger advocate of overseas working than me.

The breadth of both personal and professional...

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Career Advancement - Don't Be Held Back By The Myths!

At Career Jump we are all about helping senior executives make moves in their career.

Many are held back by myths around career advancement.

The game of career advancement has changed and chances are that some outdated career myths that you often hear repeated (and may even hold as personal...

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