People in Transition

71. Mark James - Executive Career Coach - Executive Recruiter - Author

January 08, 2023 Bob Gerst Season 2 Episode 71
People in Transition
71. Mark James - Executive Career Coach - Executive Recruiter - Author
Show Notes

Mark James, CPC, is the founder and president of HIRE Consulting Services (HCS) established in 1999. He is a Certified Personnel Consultant and the author of "The Interview Mindset: The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Career!"  (2022) Available on Amazon:  https://a.co/d/4N7KqJ7. Mark is equipped with over 25 years of experience in Executive Career Management Coaching, Outplacement, and Executive Search Consulting. He is also a quarterly speaker at Operation Connect, a program offered by the North San Diego Business Chamber that provides free business networking events for transitioning military service members. To learn more about Mark, visit www.HireConsulting.com.

What a great episode we had with Mark.  We covered so many topics, a few of them are:

·        Several of the 6 interview mindsets from his new book, The Interview Mindset: The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Career, to help you present yourself well in interviews and get the most information about the role and company.

·        Your network is your net worth and gave several ideas on how to expand it.

·        96% of search firms use LinkedIn to help find candidates – how you can use the 5-3-1 method to increase your LinkedIn presences.

·        The hidden job market is right there in your cell phone and how you can use it.

·        Get off job boards and connect with people – that is how you can find that next great job.

·        To be most effective in your job search – you need to have a strategy, create a plan and then work it – you are not selling yourself, you are telling about you and the values you bring.

Mark was so thoughtful, sharing and experienced in his comments/tips.  I know you will have a much better job search plan after you listen to him.  Enjoy and make sure you share this with a friend.

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