They Know All About You

Posted by Tom Berger on Jun 27, 2019 2:16:57 PM

The old statement, “You can run, but you can't hide” is truer today than ever before. Two words explain it: social media. Couple those words with the now recognized lack of privacy that has engulfed us all and we have a situation that results in others, especially prospective employers, knowing more about you than you know about them.  The statement that everything that ever was or will be is “Googleable” is not far from the truth. Almost all of our deepest, darkest secrets can be discovered. It is a reality, and we all must learn to live with it. Today, we see public officials confronted with statements and pictures from their distant past come back to haunt them. In many instances, those ancient incidents are taken out of context.  Explanations are interpreted as excuses. It can easily happen to you!

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Topics: EMBA, Career Planning, Executive Recruiting, Interview Prep, Interview Preparation, Social Media

DNA Match? Assessing Culture Fit

Posted by Tom Berger on May 17, 2019 11:54:58 AM

Historically, both a candidate and the hiring company spend a considerable amount of time during the candidate selection process assessing the fit between the candidate and the requirements of the job. Today, an emphasis is also placed on the cultural fit of both parties which is probably more important in gauging the long-term success of a candidate than their actual performance.

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Topics: Executive Recruiting, Executive Interviewing, Executive Interviews, Cultural Fit, Culture Fit Assessment

Do you know your transferable skills?

Posted by GeniusMesh Team on Mar 29, 2019 12:50:40 PM

Daniel, a 2013 EMBA graduate, had been searching for a new role for over 8 months after he lost his job in a reorganization. Daniel had previously worked as the Director of Mechanical Engineering at one of the largest companies in his small, midwestern city. He had lived in the area most of his life – his house and family were all rooted in the city he called home. Finding new opportunities in the area for someone with his technical expertise, in his industry, was difficult (to say the least).

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Topics: EMBA, Career Planning, Executive Recruiting, Career Advancement, Transferable Skills

Meet Your Boss's Boss

Posted by Tom Berger on Feb 22, 2019 4:33:25 PM

There is an old corporate water cooler saying: “Your boss isn’t your boss; your boss’s boss is your boss.”

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Topics: EMBA, Career Planning, GeniusMesh, Executive Recruiting, Networking, Executive Interviewing, Career Advancement, Executive Interviews

How EMBAs Can Help Each Other

Posted by GeniusMesh Team on Feb 9, 2019 6:37:42 AM

Land your dream job connecting with EMBAs like you


At least 90% of executive-level jobs are never posted for open applications. How do people find and get placed in these roles? Networking.

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Topics: EMBA, Career Planning, Confidential Networking, GeniusMesh, Executive Recruiting, Networking