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Despite record low unemployment and a growing need for more workers, many executives who have taken a hiatus from their careers can find it difficult to reenter the job market. This article discusses some key points to assess before diving into those job applications and interviews.

Industries are constantly changing, and familiarizing yourself with this new landscape can be challenging. With 20/20 Foresight's exclusive job finding program, our career consultants will be with you every step of the way. Fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 for more information.

10 Ways To Decipher The Job Market After You've Been Out Of It For A While | Forbes

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As part of the hiring process, companies must assess which candidates are more likely to stay longer and perform best. Personality tests are the most common method to measure these metrics. This article discusses how separating your private self from your personal self can improve your chances of scoring favorably.

With our executive marketing program, we provide interview coaching, tips, and resources to all our executive clients. To learn more, fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 to speak with one of our career consultants today.

To Pass a Personality Test, Use Your Professional Persona | U.S. News

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After years of experience, both in life and in the job market, there's a chance that there are a few things in your career history you don't necessarily want to advertise on your resume. Instead of giving into the temptation of telling "little white lies" to cover gaps, backtracking, or narrowed responsibilities, this article discusses some tactics to turn these obstacles into opportunities.

Navigating through the hiring process can be overwhelming. With 20/20 Foresight's executive marketing program, you don't have to do it alone. Fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 to speak with one of our career consultants today.

The Top Four Ways To Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities In A Job Interview | Forbes

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A common misconception job-seekers have is that, as long as you are a qualified candidate, you are sure to find a job. As this article points out, that rarely works so easily in this inefficient market. While unemployment rates are low and wages are increasing, candidates still need to do a bit of research about the market and consider some key points before expecting to land that perfect job.

With 20/20 Foresight's highly selective executive marketing program, you don't have to navigate this market alone. Fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 to speak with one of our career consultants today.

How To Navigate The Flawed Job Market | Forbes

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You've been with your company for years, and retirement is only a few years away. But what do you do when your job has become unbearable and you want a change? This article discusses whether it's better to explore other options even if that means taking a step backward, or to play it safe and ride it out.

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Is a Late-Career Change Worth It? | The New York Times


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With unemployment rates at record lows, more executives than ever are optimistic about the current job market. 65% are saying now is the best time to reassess whether or not you should make a move. This article weighs in on some of the right and wrong reasons to look for new opportunities.

No matter your reason for wanting to make a move, making the transition can be a challenge. If you're ready for the next step in your career, fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 to speak with one of our industry-experienced career consultants today.

Think You're Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job | Forbes

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It happens-- a few months into your new job and you realize it's not a good fit. Can you pursue new roles without burning any bridges? This article explores when you should consider leaving and how to do it professionally.

Navigating through tough career decisions can be overwhelming. With 20/20 Foresight's executive marketing program, you don't have to do it alone. Fill out the form to the right or call 708.246.2100 to speak with one of our career consultants today.

Thanks for the Opportunity. Can I Quit Now? | The New York Times

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Everyone knows looking for a new job can be a draining, tedious process, and sometimes you need a little help. This article discusses important steps to take once you decide it's time to reach out to your network for some extra guidance.

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Six Keys To Reaching Out For Job-Search Help | Forbes

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Typos on a resumé, not returning calls in a timely manner, or simply being unprepared during an interview--all common mistakes candidates make when looking for a new role. According to this article, even the most qualified candidates have a tendency to engage in self-destructive behavior when searching for a job, even if they are easily avoidable.

Are you guilty of exhibiting these self-sabotaging behaviors? Speak with one of our consultants today to find out how our exclusive marketing program can help you avoid these common mistakes. Call 708.246.2100 or fill out the form to the right.

How To Tell If You're Sabotaging Your Own Job Search | Forbes

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Having a set of questions prepared for an interview is always smart-- it shows initiative and a genuine interest in the role. However, as this article points out, there are some questions to avoid, especially during your first meeting.

Everyone wants to make a great first impression, and our expert consultants can help executives just like you. Call 708.246.2100 or fill out the form to the right to learn more about our exclusive marketing program, which includes extensive interview coaching.

What Not To Ask In An Initial Job Interview | Forbes

For Moms (and Dads) Reentering the Job Market

Stephanie CookSenior Principal, 20/20 Foresight

20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding is a premiere consulting program that specializes in finding jobs for executive-level professionals with leading companies. Our consultants, along with our in-house research team, provide resume writing services, interview coaching, and expert career guidance on finding new opportunities and reentering the Real Estate, Financial and Service industries.

If you’re one of the many parents who took a break from their careers to take care of family, you are not alone. According to a 2017 study, about 37% of college-educated women voluntarily leave the workplace due to family obligations, specifically obligations regarding childcare. However, of these women, only 40% return to the workforce full-time. Rejoining the workforce after a hiatus can be challenging, especially in industries that are constantly changing. With 20/20 Foresight’s highly selective marketing program, we can help you pick up where you left off. Our consultants are experts in their field, with an unparalleled network of contacts, to provide you with the tools and connections to be a successful candidate.

Most executives who have taken time off and are now in the market for a new position often find their resumes and interviewing skills are outdated; more specifically, you have a gap in your resume, and you haven’t interviewed in years. Our marketing program starts with our consultants building a resume that highlights your strengths and the unique experiences that set you apart. We also provide rigorous interview coaching to help prepare you for any tough questions or situations you may face when meeting with decision-makers. More importantly, we tailor every resume, interview preparation, and overall job search to your needs. Our goal is to help you find the job you want and that meets your family’s needs, and not just settling for any job you can get.

A unique aspect of 20/20 Foresight’s job finding program is that we reach out to contacts and companies on your behalf. This way, you are not limited by relying on only your immediate network. Our consultants utilize our global database to distribute your information to C-level executives and hiring managers at your target companies to ensure that the right people are evaluating your qualifications. We also keep track of your correspondence, such as emails, interview times, and other important details to free your time from administrative tasks.

We know that trying to get back into the job market is hard enough--finding a job can be a full-time job in itself. Searching, applying, and interviewing can be an exhausting and overwhelming process especially after a long break. We can help ease the burden for you as well as your family by being a resource every step of the process. We know your priorities have changed, and we want to present you with only the best opportunities that meet your family’s needs.

Let 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding be your guide back into the workplace!

Whether in the US or the world, 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing & Job Finding has been successful in representing and placing 500+ executives in the last ten years with our unique program of marketing and finding jobs for our clients. It's outsourcing almost every aspect of your job search to us! Experts in the field of career coaching and job finding. Speak with one of our expert consultants today by calling 708.246.2100 or fill out the form to the right.

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We've all heard of background checks, but "social media checks"? According to a recent study, more and more companies are using social media platforms as part of the candidate evaluation process. Can a controversial Tweet really cost you your dream job?

Speak with our consultants today to discuss how we can tailor your social media presence. Fill out the form to the right, and we will be in touch shortly.

Past Social Media Posts Upend Hiring | WSJ

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Hiring managers can read hundreds of resumes a day-- sometimes a concise resume can help you stand out. This article talks about some tips to keep your resume short and professional.

Are you having trouble putting together your resume? Speak to one of our consultants today to help you get started. Fill out the contact form to the right or call 708.246.2100.

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow | Forbes

There is a Hidden Job Market - And It's Us

Bob CavotoManaging Principal, 20/20 Foresight

20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding, is a unique fee-based Program that “outsources” your job search to us, experts in your industry and in the field of job finding.  The Program provides a consultant and a researcher, and expertise in your industry in career guidance, writing compelling resume(s), extensive interview coaching and introductions by us to companies and recruiters who are seeking an Executive like you!

A hidden job market consists of vacancies that companies have not yet made public. Traditionally, job seekers must rely on “networking” to access this market - which is limiting and, let’s face it, no one has the network to access 80% to 99% of this market; 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding does.

Navigating the job market alone can be challenging; finding these hidden opportunities can be difficult, and determining where to start can be the hardest part. When an executive is accepted into our highly selective Executive Marketing program, they are paired with one of our consultants who is an invaluable resource throughout the process. Our consultants work with executives to develop a plan and timeline for strategically leveraging their information into the market. Consultants also build resumes that are customized for each market and conduct rigorous interview coaching to prepare executives for face-to-face meetings. In addition, consultants work with our in-house researchers to get information to key hiring contacts on the executive’s behalf, easing the burden of tracking correspondences.

As a well-known player in the real estate and financial industries, 20/20 Foresight has thousands of connections in small, midsize, and large companies - all of whom look to us for quality recommendations to fit their needs. Through our US and global databases, we connect job seekers to companies and recruiters. More importantly, 20/20 Foresight connects job seekers with the right people, ensuring that every executive’s information is handed directly to decision makers rather than automated systems or screeners. Employers value this reference because it removes the hassle and expense of hiring a search firm, handling multiple inquiries, screening resumes, and sorting through candidates to interview.

The main reason why the hidden job market is so large is that most employers are more comfortable working with people they know, even if referred by a secondary or tertiary connection. Employers view hiring a candidate referred by a connection as less risky than hiring a stranger. Traditionally, job seekers rely on their connections to access this hidden market - yet the typical job seeker is often limited to two levels of connections: personal, such as family and friends, and professional, such as co-workers and clients. With 20/20 Foresight’s 92% placement success rate, we are confident that our expert consultants can distribute a candidate’s interests and information far beyond the scope of their immediate connections to help them tap into that hidden job market. 

Make 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding your representative in the marketplace!

With offices across the country and internationally, we are ready to serve you.  Schedule a consultation today with our career finding experts by calling 708.246.2100 or fill out the form to the right.

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As this article points, billionaire Warren Buffett maintains that being comfortable public speaking is invaluable to a successful career.  “It’s an asset that will last you 50 or 60 years and it’s a liability if you don’t like doing it.” He went on to say that it “could instantly raise their professional value by 50% by improving their public-speaking skills.” Our career experts can assist you with sharpening the critical skills needed to succeed and stand ready to assist job candidates.  Learn more about how they can help by filling out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch.   

The 1 Skill That’s Your Most Valuable Asset, According to Warren Buffett | Fairygodboss

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Liz Ryan maintains in this column that there are ten job search moves you never want to make because they “make you look like an amateur” and you won’t be hired for a dream job.  While the advice provided in this column is informative, nothing can replace personalized assistance.  Learn more about how we can assist you by filling out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch. 

Ten Job Search Mistakes That Make You Look Like An Amateur

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Interviews can be tough -– on both the candidate and the hiring manager.  In this article, CNBC checked in with an HR professional who works for Tesla and SpaceX CEO and multi-billionaire Elon Musk who offered some valuable insight.  If you’re considering a job change, our career experts can help you with getting more comfortable with interviewing and the other activities necessary to a successful job search.  Start the process by filling out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch.   

The Interview Question That Elon Musk Considers Most Valuable | Fairygodboss

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You think you've done everything you can to prepare for the interview that your well-written cover letter and resume landed you.  Today is the day.  What do you do differently?  "Eat a banana" and four other hints are spelled out in the following article. Learn more about how to put your best foot forward on interview day by working with our career experts.  Fill out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch.    

5 pre-interview rituals you can do 'the day of'

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Have you ever wondered what exactly your references are asked by recruiters?  This article maintains that, “straight up asking about strengths and weaknesses is unlikely to get you any useful information. Instead, Grant suggests offering references two terrible options and seeing which they choose.”  Our career experts know the ins and outs of the hiring process and stand ready to assist job candidates.  Learn more about how they can help by filling out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch.   

5 Questions to Ask If You Want an Actually Honest Answer From a Reference

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According to this column, adults are estimated to make around 35,000 decisions daily. Are the choices you make about your career deliberate or go with the flow?  As the columnist notes, “while it takes years to build your name, you can destroy it within seconds.”  While the advice provided in this column is informative, nothing can replace personalized assistance.  Learn more about how we can assist you by filling out the form to the right and our career experts will be in touch.   

5 Choices That Damage Your Professional Reputation | Fairygodboss