Endeavor Agency is now hiring a Director of Executive Career Counseling for our growing team. We are looking for self-driven, passionate individuals for our successful team. If you love working hard, helping others improve their lives, and constantly strive to grow and learn, Endeavor might be the best place for you. The ideal candidate for … Continued

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, C-suite executives face immense pressure to deliver results, make critical decisions, and lead their organizations to success. However, this constant demand for high performance can take a toll on their mental and physical well-being, leading to burnout and potential serious health issues. Understanding C-Suite Burnout C-suite burnout … Continued

An Endeavor Agency agent introduced one of their clients to a key contact inside an organization the client was targeting for a job. Neither the client nor the agent knew anyone inside this organization. Unfortunately, our client just couldn’t bring herself to reach out to someone they didn’t know. The agent instigated a three-way introduction … Continued

Being let go from your job for whatever reason is never easy to deal with. But, that doesn’t mean you won’t be getting hired for another job. Terminations happen for a variety of reasons. Down sizings, acquisitions, company closings or just not fitting in with the team and the direction the leader wants to go. … Continued

Most people have job search anchors that limits their search criteria. For example, Endeavor’s agents regularly encounter this scenario or similar: “My daughter is a sophomore in high school,” the executive, a chief financial officer, shared in the introductory call. “I can’t move right now.” Job search anchors like this can have a big impact … Continued

A recent client, who was a COO, needed a new branding statement to win their next job. “I feel like my interviews get started a little slowly,” they said when we first visited. “I warm up later in the process but I don’t seem to get out of the gates well.” They needed help with … Continued

Going through a job change is never easy, especially if you seek out an entirely different environment. Endeavor recently helped a big company executive change their job to lead a small company. “I’ve always led divisions of large companies,” the client said on their first visit. “Big budgets. Lots of resources. A team of people … Continued

Ageism in the job interview and hiring process affects most candidates after the age of 50. Why do employers exhibit ageism? Do they just dislike people over the age of 50? No, it has little or nothing to do with a personal dislike of older people. It has everything to do with the four reasons … Continued

“You need to get out of your comfort zone,” the speaker says. But inside our heads, we tell ourselves something else. “I don’t know my way around this place.” “I’m going to get lost.” “I don’t know how to do these things.” “I’m going to make a mistake.” “Others will see me and I will … Continued

Needing a confidence boost for an upcoming interview? A new article of clothing, piece of jewelry, or accessory can have a tremendously positive impact on your confidence. Think about the last time you bought a new suit, dress, watch, signature shirt, etc. How did you feel the first time you wore it? The descriptor words … Continued

“I’ve exhausted my career network. There’s nothing out there for me,” is something we hear on a regular basis at Endeavor from prospective clients. Our Endeavor agents reply by asking the prospective client to clarify what specific outreach efforts to your career network have you done. “I’ve probably sent out 40-50 emails and made at … Continued

Courage is the ability to overcome fear to push yourself into taking the action about which you have fear. We all have fears. It’s a normal and necessary part of life. Fear is the emotional reaction to sensing danger. It’s a warning sign meant to protect us. Overcoming fear is the result of a mental … Continued

One trend that has exploded in 2023 that may become part of everyday life for several professions is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to create written content and idealized images. ChatGPT is one such AI that takes complex questions and answers them in a conversational manner. ChatGPT is like a search engine in that … Continued

In early interview rounds, a question about your three strongest traits or strongest things you could bring to the interviewer’s organization is usually asked. “I’m a people person. I have a strong work ethic and I have a commitment to integrity,” goes the common reply from someone who has not anticipated this question. This answer … Continued

Closing the deal in an interview is critical. Endeavor Agency teaches our clients how to close for a commitment to the next step in the interview process, whether that be finalist interviews or a job offer. All of our clients learn how to close, not just sales professionals. But, for the sales professionals, it’s even … Continued

Your career is like a ship on the ocean. Navigating from place to place and trying to avoid pitfalls. Career planning, like navigating a ship, takes work. Sometimes, the daydreams come along when you feel like you are marooned on an island. But, you’re stuck in a job that doesn’t ignite your passions, or worse, … Continued