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Stop the Recruitspeak: Learn to Talk and Think Like a CEO

Of course, these individuals frequently call themselves "business partners" or strategic individuals. But the fact is that you could tell immediately that they are not like CEOs just by their talk alone. Even though few corporate recruiters have had the opportunity to meet and spend time with their CEO, only a very small percentage of recruiting professionals ever take the …

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Stop the Recruitspeak: Learn to Talk and Think Like a CEO, Part 2

CEO Measurement and Reward Criteria After money and sports analogies, the next element of CEO language to develop covers the board of directors' and the CEO's reward factors. CEOs are not unique in that everyone pays a lot of attention to what they are measured and rewarded on. But because the amounts of their rewards are so high, CEOs are …

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Stop the Recruitspeak: Learn to Talk and Think Like a CEO, Part 3

Risk Taking CEOs love to bet on almost anything for fun, to show that they are good at taking calculated risks. Some CEOs will literally say that they are "betting the future of their corporations" on some of their major decisions. CEOs get major kudos and bonuses when they produce business results. Unfortunately, it is difficult to produce striking results …

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Stop Talking The HR Talk If You Want To Be Heard

As seen on TLNT (May 5, 2017). One of the reasons why talent managers continually strive to become more strategic is that they want their ideas and problems to be noticed by their CEO. Because executives have a strategic focus, being viewed by executives as having a strategic impact helps individual talent functions gain more support and critical budget dollars. …

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Impress Your CEO By Focusing On The Things They Care About

As seen on ERE Media (May 2, 2017). Contrasting the Factors That CEOs Focus On, With Those That Garner Little Interest One of the reasons why talent managers continually strive to become more strategic is that they want their ideas and problems to be noticed by their CEO. Because executives have a strategic focus, being viewed by executives as having …

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