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Is There Really Such Thing as a ‘Right’ or ‘Wrong’ Career Choice?

Michael Phelps is built for swimming. With an extended torso, giving him increased upper body strength, shorter legs for more effective kicking, an arm-span disproportionately large for his height, giving him more arm muscle and bigger hands for pushing water, and greater ankle flexibility for propulsion, his body is naturally suited to being an athletic swimmer.

The small factors that differentiate us all, both physically and mentally, can have a profound effect on our career success. Identifying and utilizing our personal traits, for our career, is key to successfully being able to leverage ourselves for new opportunities.
 
BlueSteps, in collaboration with the McQuaig Institute, have released a complimentary webinar recording, now available for download, in which you can learn how to harness your core strengths for career success.

McQuaig BlueSteps Webinar

With the 2013 BlueSteps Executive Mobility Report recording that 76% of senior executives worldwide are willing to change jobs immediately for the right new opportunity, this webinar aims to give critical advice to executives in need of self-assessment.
 
How Self-Assessment Regularly Affects Your Working Life:
1. Have you ever had feedback which surprised you, and made you realize that you were not being perceived by others in the same way that you previously thought?
2. Have you ever had a career move in which a trait that led you to success in a previous job, has now become a liability in your new role?
3. Have you ever had the realization that you need to consciously manage one or more of your stronger personality traits?
 
If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, you could benefit from our complimentary webinar recording today.
 
After listening to this webinar you should be able to:
  • Discover which careers are suited to you
  • Identify your ‘unique selling points’ to advance your career
  • Understand the three levels of interview assessment, and how to position yourself accordingly
  • Align your personal temperament with the demands of your current job to get noticed
  • Effectively showcase your past accomplishments
Self-assessment is a process that everyone can benefit from, whether they are in career transition or not. The MIT Sloan Management Review cited in their survey that “executives need to know where their natural inclinations lie in order to boost them or compensate for them.”
 
Start your career management self-assessment today by clicking here.
 
For more information about the seminar, click here.
 
About BlueSteps
BlueSteps is the exclusive service of the AESC that puts senior executives on the radar screen of over 8,000 executive search professionals in more than 75 countries. Be visible, and be considered for up to 90,000 opportunities handled by AESC search firms every year. Find out more at www.BlueSteps.com.

Complimentary Webinar Recording - Advancing Your Career: Executive Search

This webinar covered:

- How to appropriately contact and stay in touch with executive search firms

- How to make yourself more visible to researchers and executive search consultants

- What executive search firms are looking for in a candidate

- Where the greatest demands and job opportunities are for executives in 2016

- And more...

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About the author

This article was written by Lisa Marsh, Marketing Manager at the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).
 

About the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants

Since 1959, the AESC has set the standard for quality and ethics in executive search and leadership consulting worldwide. Because AESC members must commit and adhere to the AESC's industry and government recognized Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines, clients can be assured that AESC members are able to serve as trusted advisors for their most important engagements. As the voice for executive search and leadership consulting worldwide, today the AESC is comprised of more than 350 member firms, representing 8,000 executive search professionals in 75 countries. To learn more about the AESC and its membership, visit www.aesc.org.

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