JUDITH CUSHMAN’S BLOG
Where Communications Vice Presidents, leaders of departments and Senior Directors aspiring to those roles can read candid, unvarnished career advice and ask questions in strict confidence
This Blog is about answering the most frequently asked questions — or the most challenging ones where there is no perfect answer. Most importantly, it is about answering your questions.
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What is the most common mistake I see in a resume from an agency VP seeking a corporate job?April 27, 2017
What are the 3 words/phrases that I see most often that should never be used in the introductory statement of the resume?April 18, 2017
How do I reinforce the initial impression from a great introductory statement with an equally strong resume?April 17, 2017
What does your total Compensation add up to? (Part 2 of 5) Have you taken into account your current, past and future financial and non-financial benefits?June 15, 2017
What does your total Compensation add up to? (Part 1 of 5) Have you taken into account your current, past and future financial and non-financial benefits?June 9, 2017
What is the biggest misunderstanding relating to the question: “What is your compensation figure?”April 15, 2017
ADVICE FOR JOB SEEKERS IN A CAREER TRANSITION
How do I manage the timing when I am a finalist for 3 excellent jobs?May 24, 2017
How do you make the smartest career decisions that fit your unique situation?May 18, 2017
What corporate policy requirements must be met to receive an offer? Is drug testing part of the process?May 10, 2017
What are 3 major factors that have changed the way searches for Chief Communications Officers are conducted in the last 2+ years?May 4, 2017
To read longer, in-depth articles relating to career issues as downloadable PDFs, click on one of the following links:
- “How can you write a “C” level resume about the intangibles that make you an “A” level candidate?” for advice to VPs.
- “The ‘Ah-Ha’ About Resumes” for advice to Managers as well as EVPs.