Do your homework before getting to this phase, but when in doubt, the truth is a great fallback position. If they ask, give a straight answer, but offer some context as well, said one recruiter.
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November 16, 2012
Question: Some of my executive peers are working without written employment contracts. Should I insist on one?
Sterling Martin Associates
Generally, the only executive positions for which we see written employment contracts in associations or nonprofits are at the CEO or executive director level, not senior staff.
November 16, 2012
By Lori Sharn
Dozens of Washington’s foremost lobbyists will take time from their lame-duck labors Dec. 3 for some lunch, learning and high-level networking. The event is the latest program sponsored by the Government Relations Leadership Forum, which brings together senior government affairs executives from business-related trade groups, corporations and lobby shops.
Keys to a productive workplace include common objectives, constant communications and team players with an entrepreneurial bent, say successful association executives. And don’t forget flexibility and fun.
Association chiefs share the single decision they've made in the past year that improves their management style.
Experts advise association managers to strike a balance: Be sensitive of legalities, but strive for high-quality office environment.
From showing up in bedroom slippers to dealing with loose-lipped search committees, people on both sides have seen it all.
A bad interview alone may not be enough to cost a candidate a job, but it wont help impress a potential employer either.
Oct. 19, 2012
Question: How much personal information should I include in my LinkedIn profile?
Recruiters should give all job hopefuls a fair shot; still, promotion-minded staff should build relationships throughout career.