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How Executives Get Better Jobs More Quickly

How Executives Get Better Jobs More Quickly Relates occupational personality profiles of 101 redundant seniorexecutives to their success in obtaining new jobs. Executives wereassessed using a broad spectrum personality questionnaire 16PF, aninterpersonal relations inventory FiroB and the SHL managementinterest inventory. The measures of jobhunting success were time to beplaced in a new job after first being made redundant, new salary andincrease in salary over previous level. Average age of the sample was42.4 years, most were males and had spent an average of 11.8 years withtheir last organization. Time to get a new job ranged between one and 12months and averaged 3.9 months, new salary averaged 35,670, andchanges in salary ranged from a decrease of 25,000 to an increaseof 67,000, and averaged 3,430. Findings suggest thatexecutives who were intelligent, resilient, assertive, yet sensitive toothers, and who were relatively more experienced and wellmotivated weresignificantly more effective at jobhunting. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

How Executives Get Better Jobs More Quickly

Journal of Managerial Psychology , Volume 7 (3): 6 – Mar 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-3946
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001738
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Abstract

Relates occupational personality profiles of 101 redundant seniorexecutives to their success in obtaining new jobs. Executives wereassessed using a broad spectrum personality questionnaire 16PF, aninterpersonal relations inventory FiroB and the SHL managementinterest inventory. The measures of jobhunting success were time to beplaced in a new job after first being made redundant, new salary andincrease in salary over previous level. Average age of the sample was42.4 years, most were males and had spent an average of 11.8 years withtheir last organization. Time to get a new job ranged between one and 12months and averaged 3.9 months, new salary averaged 35,670, andchanges in salary ranged from a decrease of 25,000 to an increaseof 67,000, and averaged 3,430. Findings suggest thatexecutives who were intelligent, resilient, assertive, yet sensitive toothers, and who were relatively more experienced and wellmotivated weresignificantly more effective at jobhunting.

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Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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