Monthly Archives: April 2012
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Cathy Baker, SVP of Marketing and Administration with Applied Predictive Technologies. Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) is the world leader in helping organizations harness the potential of Test & Learn™, a powerful fact-based approach for choosing, targeting, and tailoring strategic and tactical actions for maximum impact and profitability. More than 50 Global 2000 leaders have licensed APT’s Test & Learn software, including Starbucks, Kraft, Wells Fargo, Holiday Inn, Staples, Lowe’s, Victoria’s Secret, Food Lion, and Toronto Dominion.
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Article by CareerGeek, and Ivy Exec contributor.
My favorite subject – Interviews. I love interviews for two reasons. Firstly, it means that I have a good CV and everything stated on it is meaningful. It has attracted an employer => I must be good. Secondly, I get the chance to know where I stand in the market, what my strengths and weakness are. For example, I got all the jobs that I was interviewed for in 2010-11, except one. That one was for Continue reading
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Jaime Fitzgerald, Founder and President of Fitzgerald Analytics. Fitzgerald Analytics is a next-generation consulting firm dedicated to helping executives convert data into profits by aligning predictive analytics and data management programs with strategic goals. The firm has been recognized as one of the Best Firms to Work For in 2011, for the second year in a row, by Consulting Magazine.
Ivy Exec: In which area of your company do you expect the most growth during 2012?
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Over the last month, I have been an advisor in a Media Bistro Job Search Boot Camp. I have received some version of this question many times: “How do we present a terrific background for a profession we’re trying to get into, as opposed to a terrific background for a profession we’re trying to leave?”
Career changes are a process. They involve quite a lot of reflection, research, and a comprehensive assessment of what is important to you. When you come to a point when you’re ready to Continue reading
Censeo Consulting Group is an award-winning, rapidly-growing firm recognized as a best firm to work for by the Wall Street Journal and Consulting Magazine, and listed as a top 20 consulting company by Vault.com. Censeo provides operations, supply chain and procurement consulting to some of the largest and most complex organizations in the world.
Lido Ramadan, Censeo’s President discussed his business with Kaye-Ann Grant, Ivy Exec’s Director of research and lead recruiter.
Kaye-Ann Grant: In which area of your company do you expect Continue reading
Whether you are looking to take your existing skills to another industry, have a new degree, or just want to repackage your skills for a completely different job-this webinar is for you! This webinar presents the essential principles of writing a resume with a new career focus in mind and leave the floor open for plenty of questions. We cover:
- Whether you need a chronological, functional, or combination resume
- How to bring relevant volunteer experience or older work or life history to the fore
- If there is a way to neutralize the lexicon of your industry so your skills can Continue reading
Its important to fill gaps on your resume. Gaps can legitimately be filled with contract, project, freelance and/or temp work…this blog explains why you need to do this, and how…
If you’re in career transition, you’ve felt it … you know employers discriminate against the unemployed.
Resume gaps kill your chances before you even get started. Many recruiters and HR reps automatically discard resumes with gaps – Sometimes, just because they can. When employers get an average 1,000 applicants, they have so many resumes to choose from, they tend to look Continue reading