129 episodes

The Career Transition Experts is designed to help you get hired for the job you’ll love. Discover what top recruiters and job search professionals have to say about current job trends and what hiring parties are looking for. You’ll also get expert leadership and career transition advice on writing your resume and cover letter, interviewing, networking, and more. In this podcast, we interview members of our executive recruiter network, including CEO recruiters and CFO recruiters as well as many other successful professionals in the executive search business. Discover how to love your career with financial success, happiness, and work-life balance. If you are interested in leadership career success, listen up! You can find more from Jonathan at https://betheonebest.com

The Career Transition Experts Jonathan Flaks

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The Career Transition Experts is designed to help you get hired for the job you’ll love. Discover what top recruiters and job search professionals have to say about current job trends and what hiring parties are looking for. You’ll also get expert leadership and career transition advice on writing your resume and cover letter, interviewing, networking, and more. In this podcast, we interview members of our executive recruiter network, including CEO recruiters and CFO recruiters as well as many other successful professionals in the executive search business. Discover how to love your career with financial success, happiness, and work-life balance. If you are interested in leadership career success, listen up! You can find more from Jonathan at https://betheonebest.com

    Ep 129: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing with Ernie Bivona

    Ep 129: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing with Ernie Bivona

    What does it take to be the ONE who wins the race of landing the job of your dreams at an executive level?  Let’s look at this through the lens of winning at yacht racing;
    There are nuances and adjustments that you can make when you prepare for job interviews  - a little trimming make a big difference?

    Job seekers should keep in mind that the job interview is a sails - I mean sales  - process

    Help recruiters understand what your needs really are and what's important to you as an applicant.  Communication wins races on the water and when landing a job.

    Understand that recruiters are interested in you performing at your best. Will you be responsive and respectful in your interactions with recruiters?  “Aye, Aye, Captain!” is the best response  Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.
    Be the one candidate who stands out for your dream job.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to take better control of your job search.

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    Ep 128: Executive Humility Experts

    Ep 128: Executive Humility Experts

    When searching for the next job in your career path, recruiters like Ernie Bivona agree;


    Candidates should be honest and transparentHiring managers aren't looking for the world's best expert because there's always somebody better no matter what happens.  It’s better to be humble and understanding enough that you're willing to learn and grow to build on your expertise. Be careful when you interview - don’t be egotistical.Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.
    Looking for help landing a new job with great growth and leadership opportunities? Access our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, including important resume building strategies to optimize your job search HERE.

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    Ep 127: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing

    Ep 127: The Regatta - Lessons from Yacht Racing

    In searching for that next outstanding job in your career, there are many similarities between networking, job hunting, and sailboat racing. Here’s a segment of my chat with a recruiter I know from the City Island Yacht Club’s Big Tom” Racing Series.  He provides insights on knowing where you fit in the marketplace, and how to stay true, focused, and to keep going no matter what.
    Ernie Bivona is a key player in the chemical ingredients marketplace. He is the President/Owner of Starboard/Sales Consultants of Morris County, Inc. His office identifies and recruits the industry's top talent. As part of MRINetwork, they are affiliated with one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. You may contact him at ernbivona@marketing-sales.com.
    Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  

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    Ep 126: MYTHS and TRUTHS on The Hiring Process - with Alison Tringale

    Ep 126: MYTHS and TRUTHS on The Hiring Process - with Alison Tringale

    In this episode, we reveal some myth-busting truths about what happens behind the scene on hiring decisions made by recruiters and corporations;
    How recruiters prepare the candidates for each step in the interview process, and who they represent regarding your career.Key factors that influence hiring managersMyths and mistakes regarding how candidates represent themselves in the job search and interview processThe power and path to passionate energy in your networking and career

    Alison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com.
     
    Are you tired of not hearing back after what you thought was a great interview?  Avoid radio silence.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to optimize your job search.  

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    Ep 125: NOBODY SAYS THANK YOU...

    Ep 125: NOBODY SAYS THANK YOU...

    Sending a hand-written thank you note after an interview still matters, yet only 1 in 40 people do it;
    Being gracious shows a level of integrity and caring critical to on-the-job leadershipIt may make the difference between the recruiter hiring you and another runner-up that is equally qualifiedCompanies look for intangibles, particularly for the executive level such as career ambition, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), and motivation Alison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com.
    If you’d like to take the first step to gaining a competitive edge with your job search,  download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies.  

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    Ep 124: EVERY LITTLE THING…

    Ep 124: EVERY LITTLE THING…

    Hiring managers are always looking at the details of how you represent yourself in your career path.  Candidates need to know that every little thing matters:


    Have a good LinkedIn portrait - it’s an immediate pre-interview job qualificationDress for success even for a Zoom interview - you’ll be judged on your job readinessProofread!  Punctuation errors in your resume can be noticed and impact your hiring

    Alison Tringale, is a Managing Partner with DHR Global (an executive search firm with 50+ offices across the globe). Prior to DHR, she spent 7 years as a management consultant and ran a boutique search firm for almost 10 years. She started her career at Pepsico in their supply chain organization. She enjoys working with innovative leaders that are looking to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, RPA, IoT, etc. to meet increasing customer demands. You may contact her at atringale@dhrglobal.com.


    Be the one candidate who stands out for your dream job.  Download our FREE Career Preparation Checklist, featuring critical resume building strategies to take better control of your job search.

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