Career Collection

Career Advice Posts

The Career Collection is dedicated to our career advice posts on The Good Search Blog. Career advice seems hard to come by. Especially from those you wish would just give it to you straight: the executive recruiters themselves. Nevertheless, senior leaders and up-and-comers long for constructive feedback on their candidacy. They want to know how they stack up against the other candidates and how to improve.

Applicants yearn for suggestions on ways to make themselves more competitive. Executives long for career hacks to help them scale the corporate ladder. They want to break through the inevitable things that get in the way of an employer understanding all that they have to contribute.

The Good Search executive search firm CEO Krista Bradford offers frank insight and advice on ways to increase your value as a candidate. Krista Bradford is hailed as a thought-leader on executive recruitment and executive recruitment. She uses her over twenty years of experience in executive search to write the content executive candidates want to know about. Some of her blog post topics include networking tips, executive makeovers, designing your LinkedIn profile and webinar tips. 

We hope our blog posts can help you in attracting dream job opportunities at the board and senior executive level.

Finding Your Calling and How I Found Mine

Finding Your Calling and How I Found Mine

Finding Your Calling and Living Longer   Finding your calling is worth the effort, say the experts. According to a recent study published in Psychological Science, it can help you live longer. Lead researcher Patrick Hill of Carleton University in Canada says the...

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How to Get a Job: Try a Mustache and No Pants

How to Get a Job: Try a Mustache and No Pants

How to Get a Job   What Happened to the fake mustache, no pants guy? Ever wonder what happened to the fake mustache, no pants guy who waged a 'Google, Please Hire Me' campaign to get a job at Google? We did. Back in 2011, Matt Epstein waged a guerrilla marketing...

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Executive Search and the Hero’s Journey

Executive Search and the Hero’s Journey

Executive Search and the Hero's Journey   Within each of us, in the collective unconscious, there lies a hero -- an archetype that Swiss Psychiatrist Carl Jung believed lays dormant until called to action.  Studying world mythology, Joseph Campbell built upon...

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How Reliable Are LinkedIn Recommendations?

How Reliable Are LinkedIn Recommendations?

LinkedIn Recommendations: How Reliable Are They?   LinkedIn Recommendations are an unreliable measure of the quality of the endorsed executive. Still, I must confess that whenever I receive a LinkedIn Recommendation, I get a little thrill that someone has...

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