The Career Transition Experts

Ep 47: Talking about Positives and Negatives in Your Career - with Ken Adkins

August 24, 2020 Jonathan Flaks Season 1 Episode 47
The Career Transition Experts
Ep 47: Talking about Positives and Negatives in Your Career - with Ken Adkins
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The Career Transition Experts
Ep 47: Talking about Positives and Negatives in Your Career - with Ken Adkins
Aug 24, 2020 Season 1 Episode 47
Jonathan Flaks

Ken Adkins joins us for today's episode! Ken is a headhunter with 47 years of experience working with top companies in the fashion industry; he has a lot of great insights to help you prepare for your successful career transition. You won't want to miss this episode!

Ken offers strategies to help you prepare for the whole process, including your interview. He'll help you present yourself in a confident, clear way - and to deal with both the positive and negative aspects of your professional history. He also gives strategies to help you convey your leadership style, team building philosophy, and experience in a convincing, articulate manner.

He also offers excellent insights regarding some of the current shifts in the business world that have been accelerated by Covid-19 - and he gives essential tips as to how to keep up with them. This includes the current shift to team members at all levels (including executives) working remotely.

There are a lot of opportunities opening up in many industries right now, but with companies pivoting, candidates will often have to present themselves a bit differently than in the past. Ken and Jonathan offer tips to help you set yourself apart - even if you have negative aspects in your work history that you'd rather not focus on.

Ken also has some great "what not to do" stories to share!

Be sure to subscribe to The Career Transition Experts so you don't miss our upcoming episodes!

Ken Adkins is the owner of Adkins & Associates Ltd., a headhunting firm that handles management to C-Suite searches for the fashion industry. You can find Ken on LinkedIn or email him at [email protected].

Thank you for listening to The Career Transition Experts! Be sure to download your free Resume Preparation Checklist and check out the Resume Building Resources to help you optimize and accelerate your job search.

Show Notes

Ken Adkins joins us for today's episode! Ken is a headhunter with 47 years of experience working with top companies in the fashion industry; he has a lot of great insights to help you prepare for your successful career transition. You won't want to miss this episode!

Ken offers strategies to help you prepare for the whole process, including your interview. He'll help you present yourself in a confident, clear way - and to deal with both the positive and negative aspects of your professional history. He also gives strategies to help you convey your leadership style, team building philosophy, and experience in a convincing, articulate manner.

He also offers excellent insights regarding some of the current shifts in the business world that have been accelerated by Covid-19 - and he gives essential tips as to how to keep up with them. This includes the current shift to team members at all levels (including executives) working remotely.

There are a lot of opportunities opening up in many industries right now, but with companies pivoting, candidates will often have to present themselves a bit differently than in the past. Ken and Jonathan offer tips to help you set yourself apart - even if you have negative aspects in your work history that you'd rather not focus on.

Ken also has some great "what not to do" stories to share!

Be sure to subscribe to The Career Transition Experts so you don't miss our upcoming episodes!

Ken Adkins is the owner of Adkins & Associates Ltd., a headhunting firm that handles management to C-Suite searches for the fashion industry. You can find Ken on LinkedIn or email him at [email protected].

Thank you for listening to The Career Transition Experts! Be sure to download your free Resume Preparation Checklist and check out the Resume Building Resources to help you optimize and accelerate your job search.