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38 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
EP#038 Hannah Mason | How Can I Make My CV Stand Out In A Crowded Job Market?
Welcome to Episode Thirty Eight (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today our guest is Hannah Mason. Hannah is a CV Writer, Interview Coach and Job Search Strategist and Founder of The English Meeting Room. With a background in international recruitment, her passion is to help people land jobs they love. Hannah shares her job search and CV writing advice on LinkedIn where she has grown a following of over 590k. She was recently named a ‘LinkedIn Top Voice’ for careers and job search advice and can also be found sharing her knowledge on her YouTube channel.In this episode you will discover:What the ideal length of your cv should beHow to make recruiters take notice of your cv ahead of other candidatesHow to use and not overuse keywords in your cvHow to use your LinkedIn profile to help your job searchLinks:You can connect with Hannah on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannahmariemason/Or visit her website for loads more free resources, tips and advice: https://www.theenglishmeetingroom.com/
35 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
EP#037 Mark Badley | Why ‘Working From Home’ Could Spell The End For Our Cities...
Welcome to Episode Thirty Seven (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today our guest is Mark Badley. Mark is the Managing Director of Ronin who specialise in the recruitment of qualified Procurement and Sourcing professionals across the UK. Mark has worked in the recruitment industry for over 20 years and created Ronin to provide an innovative and progressive approach to traditional recruitment. In this episode you will discover:Why Zoom should never replace the traditional workplaceThe REAL impact of homeworking on our economy and our citiesWhat is the ‘jagged resume’ approach to hiring and being hiredHow to ‘move your cheese’ and manage changeLinks:Connect with Mark on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/procurementrecruitment/
27 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
EP#036 Jessica-Leigh Suffolk | How To Be MORE Authentic and Avoid Being Seen As Fake...
Welcome to Episode Thirty-Six (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today our guest is Jessica-Leigh Suffolk. Jessica is an Accredited Business & Personal Coach using her years of experience in search and selection to set up the People & Culture practice with Tessiant a Business Change and Transformation Management Consultancy. Jess is an advocate of both lifelong learning and the ‘People, Purpose, Profit Movement’ and has recently completed a Sustainable Business Strategy course with Harvard Business School online. Jessica advises business leaders on talent acquisition, retention, and team structure.In this episode you will discover:How the questions you ask during the interview are as important as the answers you giveThe most common missing element in most people’s LinkedIn profileWhy aligning ‘WHO you are with the work that you do is the only way to avoid ‘burnout’ and reduce stress in your life Links:Connect with Jessica on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicaleighsuffolk/Or you can email her directly: Jessicaemail@example.com
41 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
EP#035 Fiona Hathorn| How Women And Other Minorities Can And Must Get Into The Boardroom
Welcome to Episode Thirty-Five (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today our guest is Fiona Hathorn. Fiona is the CEO of Women On Boards UK – an organisation committed to accelerating women into non-executive director roles. In addition, Fiona is an Advisory Board Member to Spktral (a technology company that helps organisations simplify the gender pay gap reporting process), advisor to Peel Hunt (mid-cap stockbroker), and Chair of Hanx's Board Nominations Committee (FMCG start-up). She is an expert in the areas of Governance, Regulation, and Talent Management who has sat on both marketing and audit & finance committees. Fiona is also a Patron of Fight for Sight (a medical research charity) and was formerly a Director for Hill Samuel Asset Management. She has advised the board of the Thai Euro Fund and is a Judge for the Non-Executive Director Awards, sponsored by The Sunday Times. In 2020 Fiona joined King's College London's 'Global Institute for Women's Leadership' Advisory Board. More than a third of FTSE 350 board positions are now held by women, an increase of 50% over the past five years. Women on Boards UK has played a key role in this progress, but there is a long way to go before all boardrooms have equal gender representation. What’s more, progress outside of the FTSE 350 is glacially slow and women from ethnic minority backgrounds are still woefully represented. Yet, the evidence is clear that boardroom diversity is not just about fairness but that it delivers better business results.You will learn:Why UK Boardrooms still have a long way to go with diversityHow you can best position yourself in order to be considered for both Director and Non-Executive Director positionsThe steps you can take today to move towards your first Board roleLinks:Connect with Fiona on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fionahathorn/You can find out more about the work that Fiona and her team does by visiting their website: https://www.womenonboards.net
42 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
EP#034 Dylan Roberts | Insights Into The New World Of Human Resources
Welcome to Episode Thirty Four (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today our guest is Dylan Roberts. Dylan is NOT your ‘average HR guy’! Instead, Dylan works with founders of fintech’s and scaling technology businesses primarily to deliver a higher return on investment from their people. He works as a ‘Chief People Officer’ or ‘People Partner’ within these companies and provides them with proven expertise to realise their commercial potential through their teams whilst at the same time enhancing their peoples’ wellbeing and value. Dylan is an accredited platinum member of HRi, the UK body for independent HR & People Professionals (APHRi).Listen to Dylan share his expertise on the ‘new world of work’, and how you can make it work best for you. You will learn:The simplest description of the HR function you will ever hearHow you can immediately stand out from the crowd and get to the top of the shortlistThe #1 resource employers look at BEFORE they invite you in to interviewWhat you should do during an interview to position yourself as the BEST candidate for the jobQuestions the SMART candidates are asking in interviews today to guarantee a good fitLinks:Connect with Dylan on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chiefpeopleofficerhr/Or visit his website: https://www.ppl.io/
32 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
EP#033 Ben RainforthGott | Put The ‘HUMAN’ Back Into Human Resources...
Welcome to Episode Thirty Three (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast with your host, Andrew MacAskill!Today my guest is Ben RainforthGott. Ben is an experienced Human Resources Director with over 20 years ‘in the trenches’ on both sides of the table and across the globe. He is described as an ‘agitator’ in HR because of his progressive approach to how employees should be viewed and treated in the new world of work. Like many people, Ben found himself in recent months considering ‘contract’ and ‘interim’ HR roles and consultancy and having to adapt his own skills to win this work. Listen to Ben share his unique view on how you can best present yourself to potential employers to get hired and how the most successful companies are ripping up the rule book in order to attract and retain the very best candidates. You will learn:Why HR often gets a bad reputation and why that is often fully deservedHow the most successful HR leaders are adapting to the new world of workWhat we all need to do to put the ‘HUMAN’ back into Human ResourcesThe pitfalls you need to avoid to get hired by the best companiesLinks:Connect with Ben on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/transformationalhrd/
30 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
EP#032 Lola Brocklesby | Free Up Your Mind And Focus On What YOU Want...
Welcome to Episode Thirty Two (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is Lola Brocklesby. Lola is a Career Change Coach and works with mid-career professionals who are great at what they do but have reached a point in their career where they no longer enjoy what they’re doing and are now ready to find a career with passion and purpose! She helps people just like you to interview like a boss and land your dream job...If you are maybe stuck in a rut in your current job or not getting enough from your chosen career then this is the perfect podcast episode for you. Press PLAY now and listen to Lola share some of her best strategies and tactics with you in this episode. You will learn:How to free up your mind to get clarity in your next career move Why you don’t have to have a complete career change to be happyWhat the pandemic has taught us to ask of our employersLinks:You can connect with Lola now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lolabrocklesby-vivacareercoaching/Alternatively you can find out more about the work Lola does here: vivacareercoaching.comYou can also download her FREE Perfect Job Visualisation tool to get clear on what your perfect job is: https://mailchi.mp/36343403fe83/free-visualisation-download
28 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
EP#031 Alex Coates | How To Get The Best Out Of Your Recruiter!
Welcome to Episode Thirty One (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is Alex Coates. Alex is an experienced Sales Consultant, Recruiter an now an Account Executive for JobAdder in the UK. Alex works with recruitment agencies to make the hiring process easier for their clients and candidates through technology.Before Alex went to work with JobAdder he, like a lot of people, found himself without a job and back on the open job market. In this episode Alex discusses his experiences as a job seeker and transition to a different role within his industry. Press PLAY now and learn Alex’s perspective from Recruiter to job seeker, to selling to the recruitment professionals he previously worked with and for.You will learn:What recruiters look for in a potential candidate when searching LinkedInHow senior leaders navigate the hiring process and the biggest mistake you can avoidWhy ‘playing your cards close’ may not be the best strategy for youLinks:Connect with Alex now on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/alex-coates-recruitment-crm-atsAlternatively if you are interested in discussing recruitment technology with Alex you can email him: firstname.lastname@example.org
49 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
EP#030 Special Episode | What Is ‘The Great Resignation’ And What Does It Mean For You?
Welcome to the extra special episode number Thirty (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! There are many people talking about a large wave of resignations due to how people are feeling in their work post-Covid. In this recording of our LIVE broadcast we are going to discuss this red hot topic, ‘The Great Resignation’. We have a panel of guests joining our host, Andrew MacAskill. They are:Helen Joy of People Spark, a management and leadership consultancyBusiness ‘Sat Nav’ coach - Gill Gayk.Diversity, Recruitment and Leadership thought leader, author and speaker- Jackie HandyWe are also very fortunate to have a number of our members and podcast subscribers join us to ask the panel their questions about the ‘Great Resignation’ and how it might affect them.Jump in and join us by hitting the PLAY button nowYou will learn:How people are realising there is a new, different and better way to work and they are getting to vote with their feet...and quit their jobs!How businesses and large organisations are getting ‘diversity’ wrong in the workplaceWhy 85% of people were dissatisfied with their jobs….BEFORE the pandemic even hit!What the smarter businesses are doing differently with their employeesLinks:Please click the following links to connect on LinkedIn with Helen Joy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helenjoyleadershipgrowth/Gill Gayk: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gill-gayk/Jackie Handy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackiehandy/
31 minutes | May 28, 2021
EP#029 Kat Reid | How To Speak To Yourself In A Better Way...Even If You Don’t Feel You Can Right Now!
Welcome to Episode Twenty Nine (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is Kat Reid. Kat has spent 14 years in customer service, sales, recruitment, and HR and is the Co-Founder of Throman Reid, an HR and Wellbeing consultancy in Manchester. Kat works with businesses to put better policies, processes, and practices in place that have wellbeing at the heart of how they operate their people management strategy. She trains managers and employees within organisations to be at the top of their game and helps to guide businesses into making workplaces that are fairer, more successful, without infringing on the employees, and to create a healthier and happier environment that helps prevent mental health deterioration.In this episode, Kat bravely shares some of her lowest moments. She talks openly about her personal battles including working in toxic environments and her journey to recovery. If you struggle with your mental health or have ever suffered with low self-esteem then this may be the most useful and timely podcast episode for you to listen to right now. If you’re a leader who is keen to engage more deeply with your people, then this is a must-listen episode. Press PLAY now and share Kat’s incredible personal journeyYou will learn:The 4 Cornerstones of ResilienceHow to create a healthier and happier work environment How to pick yourself up off the floor...when you’ve been kicked into submissionHow to ask for help when you really need itLinks:Connect with Kat now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kat-reid-thromanreidhr/Alternatively, you can find out more about the work Kat does by visiting her website: https://thromanreid.co.uk/
33 minutes | May 21, 2021
EP#028 Sarah Fitton | Making Bold moves To Fulfill Your Passion
Podcast summary:Welcome to Episode 28 (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is Sarah Fitton, career coach, CV expert, founder of Coach Me To Success, and also proudly one of my coaches working with me at ECJ. In this enlightening episode, Sarah shares with us her own ‘squiggly and twisty turny’ career journey through large-scale project management, HR, employee engagement, and career counseling and then the shock of finding herself back on the job market in the midst of the 2020 pandemic. Sarah reveals how by pushing herself to live outside her comfort zone and keeping true to her mantra of ‘feeling the fear but doing it anyway’ that she was able to finally turn her true passion of providing coaching and mentoring support to job-seekers and career changers into her own full-time business. If you're a leader in transition at the moment, or just thinking of making a career move or change, then this episode is essential listening! Press PLAY now and listen to Sarah’s incredible journey.Highlights to look out for:What people in transition can be doing on Linkedin to accelerate their job searchSarah’s top cv tips and what’s working nowHow to deal with one-way interviewsRecognising when it’s time to leave your jobWhy it’s so important to ask for helpLinks:Connect with Sarah now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jobsearchsuccesscoach/
34 minutes | May 14, 2021
EP#027 Trish Mullen | Leadership And Transition - How 22 Years In Military Intelligence Can Help You Get The Job You Deserve
Welcome to Episode Twenty Seven (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is Trish Mullen, an award-winning Career Coach, and a distinguished military veteran. She proudly served her country for 22 years as a leader in military intelligence.Since 2000, Trish has worked as a certified Coaching Professional helping people reach their full job and career potential.In this episode Trish shares some of her best strategies and practical tips on how you can boost your personal brand and use your existing skills, knowledge, and experience to transition into your new career. Hit the play button now and hear Trish speak about her experience as a military leader and how she now uses that leadership experience to help others in their career journey.You will learn:How to transition from your lifetime career into a brand new oneWhy discovering ‘WHO you are’ should be the first step in your job search What you can do right now to improve your cv and attract more hiring managersHow to win at interviews using the skills, knowledge and experience you already haveLinks:Connect with Trish now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/trishmullen/Alternatively you can find out more about the work Trish does by visiting her website: https://trishmullen.co.uk/
39 minutes | May 7, 2021
EP#026 Ian Moyse | How To Push Back On Recruiters And Hiring Managers To Get On Their Shortlist
Welcome to Episode Twenty Six (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my esteemed guest is Ian Moyse. Ian is a Sales Director, Cloud Expert, and Public Speaker. A popular social media influencer, Ian regularly blogs for several companies including Oracle, SAP, IBM, Huawei, Commvault, HP, and Sage.Ian is often invited by 3rd parties (Vendors, Resellers, etc) to speak on Cloud, GDPR, Transformational Change, Sales Leadership, Social Selling & Personal Branding as a keynote to their customer and staff events. He was awarded the accolade of BESMA UK Sales Director of the year and in 2019 & 2020 was listed in the top 50 Sales Keynote speakers by Top Sales World.In this episode Ian shares some of his best strategies and practical tips on how you can position and sell yourself to land your next dream job. Press play now and enjoy listening to Ian’s unique perspective and practical application.You will learn:How you sell yourself better by NOT becoming too emotionally attached to outcomesWhy SALES often has a ‘tainted name’ and why this simply isn’t trueThe role you must adopt in any interview and the role of the hiring managerThe biggest mistake people make digitally and how to avoid itLinks:Connect with Ian now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianmoyse/See Ian speak on his Youtube channel: youtube.com/c/IanMoyse1And you can follow him now on Twitter: @imoyse
34 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
EP#025 Elaine Weir | Craft Your CV And LinkedIn Profile To Generate More Interviews And Attract The Best Recruiters
Welcome to Episode Twenty Five (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today my guest is a CV and LinkedIn profile writer and coach, Elaine Weir. Elaine helps Senior Managers and Leaders to get their profiles fully optimised so that they can land their ideal next roleElaine’s experience as a CV/LinkedIn profile writer and coach gives her a unique insight into what you need to do to stand out in an increasingly busy market. In this episode, Elaine shares her best strategies and tactics on what you need to write in your CV and your LinkedIn profile to attract more recruiters, generate more interviews and receive offers for your dream job. This is an episode you really don’t want to miss out on. Switch off the distractions, stick your headphones on or in, press play now and prepare to learn loads as you listen!You will learn:How to optimise your CV/LinkedIn profile with a few simple tweaksThe #1 reason people aren’t visiting your profileWhere to use (and not use) ‘Unicode Text’ in your LinkedIn profileWhat you must have in your headline to instantly grab attentionThe ROI of Comments to start conversations Links:You can connect with Elaine on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elaineweir/Get loads more tips at https://cvfriends.co.uk/blog/ or simply drop her an email: email@example.com
17 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
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35 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
EP#024 Jenni Hallam | Unlock Your True Potential and Achieve Your Career Goals... Even IF You’ve Just Been Made Redundant!
Welcome to Episode Twenty Four (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today I am joined by Jenni Hallam who is a Personal Development Coach and Trainer. Jenni helps Senior Directors, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Professionals in the transition to succeed in their life, career, and business goals.Jenni’s knowledge and experience enable her clients to become more effective leaders & team members, be more engaged with their work & company goals whilst managing emotions, change, and challenge. In this episode, Jenni shares some of her best mindset tips and helps leaders in the transition to unlock your true potential and achieve your goals.You really don’t want to miss this episode. Switch off anything that may distract you, press play now and enjoy the journey!Things to listen out for:How Jenni was made redundant THREE times and turned it into an OPPORTUNITYGetting past the ‘grieving process’ of being ‘let go’ What the ‘Kubler-Ross Change Curve’ means for youHow to position and present yourself better at interview The #1 Rule when writing your CVLinks:Go reach out to and connect with Jenni on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jennihallam, go meet her at: jennihallam.co.uk or drop her an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
38 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
EP#023: Caroline Foster | How to think, prepare and interview like a CEO
Welcome to Episode Twenty Three (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today I am joined by Caroline Foster who is a Group HR Director, CPO, CHRO/ and International Transformation Leader. Caroline works alongside organisations to help elevate and transform the employee experience to drive an increase in top-line gains and bottom line profitability.Caroline’s experience as both a Senior HR Director and as a successful interim who has been through the peaks and troughs of acquiring her next contract on a regular basis gives her an enviable view of both sides of the hiring process. In this episode, Caroline shares what Senior HR professionals are looking for you to demonstrate in your interview and her top tips on how to WOW them when you are there. Seriously, you do not want to miss this episode. Switch off any distraction, press play now, and get ready to learn! :-) Things to listen out for:How to prepare yourself to WIN at interview, not just COPEThe #1 thing you must do BEFORE any interviewWhy underestimating HR’s role is a critical mistake How to think and interview like a CEO to get your dream jobThe biggest mistake you can make with your ‘elevator pitch’Links:Go reach out to and connect with Caroline on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinefoster41/
40 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
EP#022: Duncan Strachan | How You Can Be More Authentic With Your Personal Branding
Welcome to Episode Twenty Two (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today I am joined by Duncan Strachan who is a PAYG (Pay As You Go) Marketing Communications Consultant & Expert Copywriter. Duncan helps SME and Corporate business leaders to drive revenue & connect with more customers. He has helped brands including Barclays, Jaguar Land Rover, npower, HomeServe, McKesson and Unity Trust Bank to drive revenue and connect with their target audiences by developing effective marketing communications and strategies.Duncan’s experience as an ‘in the trenches’ business marketer gives him a unique understanding and much sought after perspective on how we can all use personal branding and LinkedIn in a much more effective way. In this episode Duncan shares how creating shareable ‘value adding’ posts and taking time to comment on other peoples posts can shortcut your search for your next career move. For this and so many more reasons you won’t want to miss this episode. So press play now, and fill your boots! :-) Things to listen out for:How to consistently maintain your ‘authentic’ voiceHow to convert people in your network into your biggest ‘Brand Advocates’Why LinkedIn is not just a broadcast platformHow not to be afraid of the ‘haters’The best performing LinkedIn posts right nowHow to easily create video posts to position yourselfWhy ‘commenting’ on other peoples posts will boost your job searchLinks:Go meet Duncan at https://www.paygmarketing.co.uk/ or reach out to him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/duncanrstrachan/
28 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
EP#021: Christian Bibow | How Companies Hire...From Both Sides Of The Desk!
Welcome to Episode Twenty One (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today I am joined by Christian Bibow who describes himself as a ‘corporate chameleon! Christian helps business leaders when they need someone to lead large global programs and corporate restructures. He’s the ‘go-to’ person that companies call when they have huge project deliverables and need somebody to manage the project from start to finish.Christian’s experience as both a hiring manager and most recently as an active job seeker and member of the ‘Executive Career Jump Club’ means that he has seen recruitment from both sides of the desk and offers a truly unique perspective. For this and so many more reasons you simply must listen to this episode. So go ahead, hit play, and get ready to take some notes! Things to listen out for:Discover how Christian turned last year’s redundancy into successHow you can use the GROW model to coach yourselfChristian’s strategies and tactics to rewrite your CVHow you can deliver exactly what ‘hiring managers are looking forWhy Christian loves the ‘Executive Career Jump Club’!How you can leverage LinkedIn more effectively by creating content and making new connectionsLinks:Go connect with Christian on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cbibow-programme-director/
22 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
EP#020: Chris O’Connell | How To Work With A Purpose-Led Business That Reflects Your Values
Welcome to Episode Twenty (Season Two) of the Executive Career Jump Podcast! Today I am joined by Chris O’Connell who following a very successful career as a recruiter by day, now coaches leaders on how to build purpose-led businesses that perform.Chris’s experience gives him a unique insight into what it takes for you to work with companies and bosses whose values reflect your own. This is a ‘must listen’ episode, full of top tips for any leader considering their next move, so go ahead, hit play, and dive in now! Things to listen out for:The pros and cons of being employed versus doing your own thingThe importance of purpose within businessHow mindset, mind frame, and objectives have changedHow to question employers before you work for themHow your ‘soft skills’ are actually your ‘hard skills’Links:Go connect with Chris on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/itschrisoconnell/
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