BlueSteps recently hosted a follow up #ExecCareer Chat on the topic of making the leap to CEO, featuring Cathy Logue, from Stanton Chase, and Jose Ruiz, from Alder Koten. To read part one, click here.

Some of the questions asked included:

  • How should I go about seeking out a CEO role – can executive search consultants help?
  • As a newer executive, what training or roles should I seek out on my path to CEO?
  • How much experience do most executives have before attaining their first CEO role?
  • Can attaining board director roles help boost my qualifications for a CEO role?
  • How do I go about redefining my branding in resumes, interviews, etc. as an executive looking to make the leap to CEO?
  • What advice do you have for women and diverse candidates on overcoming obstacles to CEO?

If you missed it, catch up on all the excellent advice that was given in the Storify transcript below.

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