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The 3 Types of Networkers…Which One Are You?

Posted on May 29, 2014. Filed under: Career Management, Consulting/Contracting, Executive Job Search, International Job Seekers, Job Market Trends, Job Promotion, Job Search Tips, Product Development |

Although we consistently hear all the praise for the importance and effectiveness of networking in our careers, it continues to remain elusive for many professionals. It’s not bad when you are talking about networking with close contacts, but once you start talking about network building with complete strangers, then things get a little dicey.

The common comments I hear are as follows: It’s uncomfortable. It often doesn’t really lead to anything. And it is time consuming.

Nevertheless, although all those things can be true for many professionals, that doesn’t make network building any less important! Why? Because most of us don’t naturally have the most effective networks. They might be large. They might be friendly. And they might want to be helpful. But more than likely, once we’ve tapped into them, then we’re kind of stuck with nowhere else to go…we’re just sort of waiting for something to happen.

Last week I wrote about how to get out of the endless networking “loop” to position yourself more effectively in front of decision makers. This week I want to share a presentation on the 3 most common types of networkers. This presentation is part of the Employer Profiling solution we have at ITtechExec and NoddlePlace, which comes with a job search agent who identifies employers best suited for each candidate and then develops contacts at those employers.

This presentation was prepared to identify the different types of contacts candidates will come across. These types are true across all kinds of networking, however, and it is wise to know how to approach each one:

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Finance, Compliance & Business Controls Leader (in CA) Candidate Profile

Posted on April 30, 2014. Filed under: Candidate Profiles, Executive Job Search, Product Development, Software Development | Tags: , , |

Finance Executive with 15+ years of Financial Operations, Forecasting, Data Management & Reporting, and Finance Systems Risk, Audit & Compliance experience:

  • History of progressive career accountability, supporting financial initiatives across corporate, division, and field operations
  • Successful in leading teams through all aspects of strategic vision design and execution
  • Adept at creating Risk Frameworks and Rules & Standards for Risk & Control Self-Assessments (RCSAs)
  • Effective in identifying opportunities to cut operating costs, align business and risk management strategy, and streamline audit and compliance programs
  • Strong capital planning, expense forecasting, financial reporting, and cost allocation experience

 

Finance Leader Profile

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For the full resume or in an introduction to the client highlighted here, contact Stephen at Stephen@ittechexec.com directly.

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Strategic IT & Product Development Leader (in PA) Candidate Profile

Posted on April 10, 2014. Filed under: Candidate Profiles, Executive Job Search, Product Development, Software Development |

IT Executive with 10 years of Organizational Change, Performance Optimization, and Innovative Solution Delivery experience:

  • History of solid career progression, earning most recent promotion to drive strategic change across a development organization
  • Successful in leading teams through all aspects of technology roadmap design and SaaS solution development, service, and support for >500K total users
  • Adept at creating collaborative technology team culture focused on innovation and business results delivery
  • Effective in identifying opportunities to cut IT operating costs, align business and technology strategy, incorporate value engineering to access build vs. buy, streamline processes, implement SOA design, and transform out-of-date thinking
  • Strong Software Application and Enterprise Solutions Developer background, adopting Agile methodologies to accelerate engineering and release of software engineering solutions and strengthening functional and technical design elements for enterprise platforms, especially CRM and ERP
  • Well versed in broad range of organizations, including public, private, nonprofit, and consulting environments

Product Development

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For the full resume or in an introduction to the client highlighted here, contact Stephen at Stephen@ittechexec.com directly.

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