Category: Executive Career Management & Executive Jobs (page 1 of 16)

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.

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.”

C-Level Executives: Work-Life Balance Tips You Can Use

Are you you “living to work” instead of “working to live”? Many c-level executives find themselves falling into this trap. This article from Ladders, “Top CEOs Share Their Tips for Achieving a Better Work-Life Balance,” shares great advice from top CEOs on how they juggle their own careers, relationships, and downtime.

More Experienced CFOs Are Increasingly in Demand

According to Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. Companies Looking for More Experience in Their Finance Chiefs,” the current average age of CFOs at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies is almost 53 years old – a number that’s been increasing each year – proving experience wins out in the current age of technological disruption.

How C-Suite Executives Can Leverage Compensation Programs After an M&A

When combining compensation programs after a merger, both company culture and business strategy must be taken into account. Read more about best practices for M&A transition in this Chief Executive article, “Compensation Programs After The Merger: Optimize Rather Than Harmonize.”

CEO Jobs: Powerful, Quick Tips to Accelerate Your CEO Candidacy

Landing your first, or second or third CEO role can be accelerated through understanding how to best market yourself in a way that most fluidly communicates your value points as well as gaining clarity on what the market best responds to. Here are a few quick tips to help you in your next executive transition:

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Executive Jobs to Be Found in the Booming Wellness Industry

If you are targeting growing industries as part of your next executive transition, you may be interested in this article on the booming wellness industry that includes spa economy, workplace wellness, fitness, apparel, organics, and beauty products.

These 10 market trends turned wellness into a $4.2 trillion global industry

If you want help tapping into this multi-trillion-dollar market – check out my hidden job market brief for executives.

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