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The 50+ Executive: Age Bias is Alive & Well

Today’s senior workers are going to great lengths to disguise their true age. Read why in Wall Street Journal’s article, “Older Workers Have a Big Secret: Their Age.”

Becoming CEO: The Reason CDOs Advance More Often than CIOs

Though Chief Digital Officers are less common than Chief Information Officers, CDOs are stepping into the CEO role at a much higher rate. This article from CIO Magazine, “What CDOs can teach CIOs about how to reach the CEO role,” share why that is and advice on how both titles can advance.

CFO Salaries Rising Faster than CEO at Late-Stage Private Companies

With venture-backed companies staying private longer, Pitchbook shares how average salaries for CEOs and CFOs in late-stage private companies are trending. Read more in “A look at CEO vs. CFO compensation at late-stage private companies.

Future CEOs: You’ll Need Integrity, Agility, and Creativity

Read about the current expectations of future CEOs in Chief Executive’s article, “The CEOs Of The Future Aren’t Who You Think.” Ed Cody, Chairman of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, outlines the “characteristics of leaders that ultimately lead to solid organizational culture and success” in the areas of people, leaders and business.

CEOs & Branding: How is Your Emotional Connectivity?

CEOs & Branding: How is Your Emotional Connectivity?Customers value authenticity more than ever. Executives must now connect emotionally on social media, echoing their company’s values and purpose, in order to generate trust and loyalty.

Raoul Davis, Partner at Ascendant Group, a global CEO and corporate branding firm, shares three great tips for CEOs to improve their branding in the Forbes article, “Executive Branding: The Importance Of Communicating Values To Increase Emotional Connectivity.”

The Nonprofit Sector is Seeing a Growing Need for CFOs

Non-Profit CFOs CFOs are increasingly in demand within the nonprofit sector and more finance executives are making the move. “[F]inancial management skills are at a premium. ‘Many nonprofit organizations are trying to behave more like businesses.'” The change is not without its challenges for Chief Executive Officers making the transition.

Read more in this week’s Wall Street Journal article, “Corporate CFOs in High Demand at Charities as Budgets Come Under Scrutiny.”

Executives: Should You Work with a Contingency Recruiter or Retained Recruiter?

When it comes to recruiters, retained vs. contingency could boil down to whether they have the company’s best interest in mind, or their own. Read Undercover Recruiter’s article, “Contingency vs. Retained Recruiters: What is the Difference?” for more insight into these two recruiting styles.

For more on how to best work with a recruiter, read my article, “Quick Tips for C-Level Executives on Working with Executive Recruiters.”

Career Trend Names MaryElizabethBradford.com as Top 10 Executive Resume Writer

Top 10 Executive Resume WritersThank you to Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter of Career Trend for designating Mary Elizabeth Bradford as one of the top executive resume writers in the industry in her article, “10 Best Executive Resume Writers Provide Expert Job Search Tips for 2019“!

Follow me on LinkedIn, Twitter,  and the MaryElizabethBradford.com Blog for the latest in executive career news, executive resume writing advice, executive job search tips, and more.

Venture Capital Opportunities… Just Released: The State of Startups in the Southeast eBook

BIP just published it’s 3rd annual “State of the StartUps in the Southeast” report. Read more about it in Yahoo Finance’s article, “BIP Capital Releases 2019 The State of Startups(SM) in the Southeast Report.”

For the official BIP article and to access the report, read “BIP Capital’s 2019 The State of Startups in the Southeast eBook is Here.”

Mary Elizabeth Bradford Appointed Judge for 2019 TORI Resume Writing Competition

Mary Elizabeth Bradford, CARW, MCD“I am thrilled to have just wrapped up the judging for the 2019 TORI’s (Toast of the Resume Industry™) resume writing competition and was super excited to see so many wonderful submissions this year!” – Mary Elizabeth Bradford, CERM, CMRW, CARW, MCD, NCOPE

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