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Job Search Questions Answered by an Executive Recruiter

Episode 166 - A Former Google Executive Recruiter Answers My Most Popular Job-Search Questions - with Ginny Clarke

Episode 166 - A Former Google Executive Recruiter Answers My Most Popular Job-Search Questions - with Ginny Clarke

Ginny Clarke has extensive experience recruiting senior leaders for Google and other sought-after employers. So, given we had her for a whole hour for this episode, I collated a range of questions from podcast listeners and clients, and I asked her those questions. There's nothing like learning from the expert!

Listen to this episode if you:

  • Want to learn how to answer the infamous salary question

  • Have wondered: "Can I apply multiple times for the same organization?"

  • Have been the internal candidate up for promotion

  • Need to explain a career gap

  • Worry about your references

  • And much more!

About our guest Ginny Clarke

Ginny was most recently Director, Executive Recruiting at Google, from August 2016 until November 2020. In this role, she led the Diversity, Non-tech Recruiting, and Leadership Internal Mobility teams. Before Google, Ginny was a Partner at Spencer Stuart, the global executive search firm, where she co-founded and led the firm's Global Diversity Practice. Currently, Ginny runs Ginny Clarke, LLC, her own talent and leadership consulting business. She is also an active keynote speaker, host, and creator of the podcast Fifth Dimensional Leadership and the author of Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work (2011). Click here to learn more about Ginny.

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About the Host

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals (corporate, non-profit, and public) the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress.

If you are an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, if you are looking to find your next job or promotion, or if you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running, then this podcast is for you.

In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, on my website, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients.

Contact Renata Bernarde

I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

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