March 14, 2024
tips to stand out at executive interviews

Interviewing for Executives – 5 tips to ensure you stand out

The interview process is a highly competitive one and like any elite sport the difference between winning and losing is marginal.  With this in mind, it’s useful to look at the characteristics shared by successful candidates.They reposition themselves from job applicant to business partner:When coaching clients, I always encourage them to understand the world from the interviewer’s perspective. I invite them to focus on what they need to be successful in their new role and explore how they can add value to their new employer. This injects pace and passion to the interview......
March 13, 2024
Stand out at Interview

3 ways to stand out in your next executive interview

Throughout my career I’ve worked in partnership with hiring managers to ensure they attract and retain the best talent. In the past five years in executive interviews there’s been an increased emphasis on soft skills, with particular attention being paid to three focus areas. What are those skills? Influencing, learning agility and emotional intelligence.In this article, I’ll explore why these qualities are important and guide you on how to weave them into the interview process.