Candidates who send thank you cards after an interview earn valuable extra credit. This extra credit could be the difference maker in determining whether you win the job offer or receive a rejection letter. This article highlights the importance of sending thank you cards as well as emails. Additionally, it offers concrete action steps to … Continued

Recruiter Referrals There’s a secret to getting recruiters to call you for jobs that most people don’t know. Instead of asking your peers for information about job openings, ask them for recruiter referrals. What’s that? Recruiters typically reach out to their lists of qualified candidates asking if they are interested in their opportunity. When that … Continued

The Advantages Offered by Letters of Reference versus a contact sheet Written letters of reference provide candidates many advantages versus using a list of references with contact information. Letters of reference require more work on the part of the candidate but the return on the investment of time and effort is more than worth it. … Continued

Endeavor Agency is Hiring! Endeavor Agency, located in Fayette, MO, is growing and looking to hire for our team. Founded in 2011, Endeavor gives an advantage to executives, professionals, and physicians in the job market. We partner with leaders in multiple industries, including healthcare and technology. We are looking for self-driven, passionate individuals for our … Continued

Executives and professionals often struggle to manage their emotions during a job search. It’s lonely. You feel isolated. Your confidence takes a hit. There is no one to whom you can readily turn for guidance. The process of looking for a new job causes many emotions to surface. Executives and professionals who were previously strong, … Continued

In visiting with thousands of executive and professional job seekers over many years, the Endeavor Agency team noted a pattern of predictable mistakes made time and again. These job seeker mistakes cost them dearly in lost opportunities, significant frustration, and likely millions of dollars in earnings. All of these are avoidable with the right guidance … Continued

Reasons Candidates Fail to Get Interviews There are many reasons candidates fail to get interviews. We speak with prospective clients every day who express their frustrations with the job search process. They need help with many steps of the process to gain an advantage in the marketplace. There is one specific part of the process … Continued

How to Win in the Current Job Market Job seekers are experiencing a lot of nervous energy about the job market considering the Covid-19 pandemic and the contentious election. While this is understandable, there are many good signs for executives actively looking for a job today. Here’s our perspective of the job market based on … Continued

Big sudden changes thrust upon us offer a chance for meaningful change in our own lives. Will you seize the opportunity and make the most of it? GET the picture This picture spoke to me when I first saw it. Substitute one letter in the word “Change” and you get “Chance.” Big changes provide a … Continued

The Covid-19 outbreak offers opportunities for your job search. Time to do new things is suddenly available. time for job search now abundant curring in the world, is this a good time to begin a job search? This question is being asked quite a bit right now by people considering making a move but uncertain … Continued

Covid-19 brings an interesting long-term effect to the job market. Employers will accelerate the movement to shift more workers out of the traditional large office building to work from home. Yes, this occurred as a reaction to a health crisis, but it presents new challenges. Are you prepared to work from home? Work from home … Continued

A CHRO client recently shared why he values the Endeavor Agency partnership model for job search help. our client’s story “Glad to connect,” I said to the CHRO at the beginning of our call. “My associate shared that your organization might be in need of outplacement services. How can we help?” “Well, it’s actually not … Continued

Your job search outcomes depend on you staying organized. Staying organized in your job search “This is really pretty,” I said to a former employee many years ago as I walked by her cubicle. Multi-colored Post-It Notes adorned seemingly every available space. I was new to the organization and wanted to try and meet everyone … Continued

Executive coaching helps Endeavor clients prepare mentally and emotionally for the hard work ahead in taking the external action to land their new jobs. executive coaching for the job search “I loved the whole team approach from Endeavor,” our client shared in his post placement debrief. “The external process of networking and starting conversations, interviewing … Continued

Executives who hold the title of “interim CEO” must compete effectively if they want to win the permanent role. compete to win the permanent role as interim cEO “The board asked me to be the interim CEO about 3 months ago,” she shared. “I agreed and let them know I would be interested in the … Continued

Physicians in most specialties find plenty of job openings. There are more opportunities than there are physicians to fill them. However, this is not the case in most major metro areas. Supply and demand is inverted so there are more candidates than there are jobs. Employers don’t need to advertise their positions as aggressively, if … Continued