BlueSteps Career Update - April 2011


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> Interviews with Executive Search Consultants in Energy and Natural Resources

Following last month's focus on the rise of clean energy, BlueSteps interviewed four leading executive search consultants in the Energy and Natural Resources sectors. Learn which areas of the market are set to perform well and how you can network with executive recruiters.

> Healthcare / Life Sciences Executive Career Forecast

Learn what is happening in executive hiring right now, what the leaders in executive search see for 2011, and gain an insight into how executive recruiters maintain their network of candidates - essential information for senior executives in all industries.

> Executive Career Strategies - Handling the Velvet Coffin

Have you ever worked for an organization where the benefits are great but the ability to be promoted or climb the career ladder is not? Use this article to evaluate your options.

Executive Campus - Career Transition at 50+

No matter whether your age is 50, 60, 70, or older, you never want to be seen as someone who is coasting towards the end of a career. Join this executive webinar on Wednesday May 18th at 12pm US EST to learn how to remove roadblocks from your search and help you feel more confident about your chances in today’s competitive job market. 

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'How has LinkedIn Benefited your Career? '"LinkedIn is a great tool to keep up with business partners and former colleagues. Furthermore, I use it for research prior to business meetings with prospective customers. Also, it helped me greatly in my efforts to develop relationships with some key recruiters in my industry, that resulted in a new position." - Thomas Scherzberg, MBA

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At BlueSteps, we thoughtfully create career management solutions that are designed to help leaders advance their careers, stay on track to build a long-term career playbook, and become a strong leader. Our tools and resources will help you:
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