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The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

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What a Personally Branded Executive Resume Does For You

Executive Career Brand

But it can do so much more for you, as you navigate an executive job search. When you add personal branding to the mix, a resume becomes an even more powerful positioning and job search tool. Copyright, 2013, Meg Guiseppi.

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Stack ranking, reviews, and Cubicle Warriors

Cube Rules

” Not the greatest employee, but did the work, accomplished goals. And here’s why: my crowd was really good at their jobs. I told my manager I wasn’t willing to do it and if it came to going to HR (like they would help…right…) with the justifications (and, oh-by-the-way, we had GREAT metrics to measure people and their goals…), I had the goods that would prove this was all b t. photo: Inha Leex Hale.

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When Your Resume Is Useless And When It Is Useful

Tim's Strategy

I smile and ask: “What job are you applying for?” I give it a cursory look for achievement metrics and style points and usually say, “It’s fine as is; but I could give you a better critique if you were applying for a specific position”. This is a guest post by Randy Block.

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7 Phrases To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Phrases that are taboo on resumes like, “Self-motivated team player,” are creeping back into lists of job hunter credentials on LinkedIn. Unfortunately, these mundane, dry, and redundant phrases can make it difficult for you to maximize the power of LinkedIn in a job search.

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3 Quick Fixes For A Lackluster Executive Resume

Career Realism

Does it seem like an uphill battle to convey your leadership value during your job search? If you use language copied from other resumes or LinkedIn Profiles (or even worse, your job description!), Focus On Single Accomplishments.

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Want Stronger Results? Try A Networking Resume

Career Realism

Trying to engage high-level decision-makers in your job search? A Networking Resume — a powerful sound bite that encapsulates your career in a single page and gets more traction in your search by supplying a quick picture of your bottom-line brand value.

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4 Tips On Backing Up Your Soft Skills With Hard Facts

Career Realism

While soft skills are important to employers, simply labelling the resume with these words or saying it at the job interview won’t produce much results. Here’s what you have to do on the resume and at the job interview: 1.

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