Author Archives: Chris

About Chris

Working for the past 20 years, as an executive recruiter in the technology, as well as accounting & finance field. Clients have included many of the Fortune 100 as well as many smaller privately owned companies, searching for, and working with the full range of candidates from Clerical through CFO/CIO level. Learn more at: www.bexllc.com

Already Made It To The Top

I called a candidate about a new opportunity. It was a promotion from his current role, and he had the right skills and qualifications. “Sorry but I’m not interested,” he politely said. I pressed him on it until he said … Continue reading

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Be Confident

Do you want to be more confident?   ….Then change your thinking. “Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.”   -Claude Bristol To be confident, think … Continue reading

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Things You Should Not Do Every Day

It’s for your own good. Cut these things out of your day and you’ll see gains in productivity–not to mention happiness. If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you’ll get huge returns–in productivity, in improved relationships, and in … Continue reading

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Are you Smarter than a Squirrel?

What does a squirrel do in the summer? He gathers food for the winter. Continue reading

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Podcast: “What Are Hiring Employers Looking For? From the Resume to the Interview”

  Earlier this year, I had a chance to sit down with Rick Whitted, to do a radio interview with him for his weekly Podcast. Rick is a wonderful, successful, and bright individual who has done several Podcasts focused on … Continue reading

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“You will never feel 100% ready when an opportunity arises. So just do it. “

“You will never feel 100% ready when an opportunity arises. So just do it. “  “The number one thing I persistently see holding smart people back is their own reluctance to accept an opportunity simply because they don’t think they’re … Continue reading

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Is an Interview with a Staffing Firm a ‘Real’ Interview?

During my 20+ years in the staffing business, I’ve experienced some curious things:  I’ve seen my share of purely written and extremely long resumes, awkward behavior, inappropriate attire, and more than a fair share of unrealistic expectations on behalf of … Continue reading

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