Sep 18 2012
|As an executive resume writer/career coach for more than 20 years, I’ve seen changes in the landscape—mostly good news for women, but a few troubling trends as well. In honor of BlueSteps Executive Women in Business Month, I decided to poll my team of writers/coaches to gather a few tips and ideas to help female executives navigate that landscape.|
Thanks to my colleagues Wendy Enelow, Laura Gonzalez, Cheryl Simpson, and Patti Wilson for sharing stories and success strategies.
The “old boy network” still exists in much of academia. According to Wendy Enelow, “senior-level female executives in the #2 position comment that they'll never get the #1 job because trustees and faculty want a male leader.”
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This article was written by Louise Kursmark, Director of BlueSteps Executive Career Services (BECS).
One of the leading career experts in the U.S., Louise works exclusively with senior-level executives in career transition—helping them "tell their story" in a way that is compelling, memorable, and relevant. Louise is the author of 20 books on resume writing, interviewing, and job search; was the first person worldwide to earn the prestigious "Master Resume Writer" credential; and is a six-time "Best Resume" award winner. In addition to her private-practice work with executives, Louise trains and educates other career professionals as co-founder and director of the Resume Writing Academy and the annual Career Thought Leaders Conference and Symposium. She also directs BlueSteps Executive Career Services (BECS) and hand-picked the team of writers and coaches providing premium services to BlueSteps members.
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