If you’ve been a manager + tech leader for a large company, what’s the best way to find a similar leadership job elsewhere?

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm a coach who helps people in a variety of
different ways with career development, job search advice, coaching for hiring
more effectively, managing and leading, you know, workplace related issues
that'll surface in the course of your career. Someone asked the question . . . I
abbreviated it into the title . . . "if you've been a manager and tech leader
for a large company, what's the best way to find a similar leadership role
elsewhere? Fun question, right? Everyone wants the easy way. Everyone wants the
shortcut, right? You do; I do. You know, I'm not kidding anyone when I say I always
prefer things easy. People who work with me well know we'll always talk about, "I
want to do it easy," because I know everything is gonna wind up being harder
than what I'm told. So, the best way is by using your network of relationships to
be interviewed, introduced to a hiring manager who wants to hire someone like
you. That's the simplest way to do it because you wind up with an endorsement
walking in the door from someone who they believe knows their stuff and then
you're interviewed by someone and thus who advantaged. You move toward the front
of the line. You have to substantiate what they're
what they've been told, obviously, but that's the easiest way because you cut
the line. Cutting the line is the ideal approach and that really comes from
to using your connections to do so. Statistics I've
seen for many years. LinkedIn says the numbers are even
higher these days, but work with mine. 70% of positions are filled as a result
of networking; of those 70%, 70% of them or 49%, comes as a result of
introductions to people that your network knows who you don't.
It's an enormous number of people. That can be your advantage and you have to be
patient. It's not as simple as applying for a job through an ad that you see
online or by contacting 500 recruiters, sending them resumes and all of them,
trying to place you in a job that they may or may not have that would suit you.
Your friends, your former professional relationships, these are people who are in
other organizations doing well, they can introduce you at the right time.
You just have to reconnect with them and not be a nag. Just remind them from time
to time that you're still out there looking. If they hear of something they
should put you in touch. I'm Jeff Altman hope you found this helpful my website
is TheBigGameHunter.us; there's a lot that you can do there. You can
schedule time for a free discovery call with with me there or for coaching. No
pressure.. I'd love to help you also at my website
the blog is great-- more than 8,000 posts that you can watch, listen to or read that
will help you find your next role. Also you know, at the website, you know it's
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter | Job CoachJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1800 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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