Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn, like all social media, is ever-changing to adapt to user needs, improve the user experience and, in this case, boost revenue for the site. Because LinkedIn is such a robust social network. I just completed updating my 3 executive job search ebooks.

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Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

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A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. When you’re in job search mode, it’s time to put on a good face (online and in-person) so that the first, and each subsequent, impression of you is a positive one.

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

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Here are a few examples of good LinkedIn Professional Headlines: Senior Change Management Executive – Operational Excellence, Performance Management, Risk Mitigation, Compliance. Senior Technical Project Manager & Change Agent for Banking & Financial Services.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

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They put up a bare-bones profile, maybe years ago, and rarely complete it, update it or take full advantage of all the networking and personal brand-reinforcing features LinkedIn offers. Your LinkedIn network gets an update about it, helping to keep you top of mind with them.

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12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

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We all benefit from, and need, the support of the people who surround us – friends, peers, managers, staff, employees, clients, mentors, mentees, etc. – ” Brand evangelism comes about when you network well. Stay top-of-mind with your networks.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

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Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. A good-looking, well-written resume used to be king and, along with a strong network, just about all an executive needed to land a job. Social recruiting is now the norm.

2017 136

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

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Put the majority of your job search efforts into networking – making connections with people at your target companies, and others who can help you meet your career goals. It’s your online presence that’s stabbing you in the back. Things happen in a heartbeat online.

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15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

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And you need to keep yourself and your personal brand top-of-mind with your ever-expanding network. Keywords typically represent your key areas of expertise, or “hard skills”, such as Change Management, Product Development, Emerging Technology Launch, etc.

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

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before you even begin the proactive process of networking your way into your next great-fit gig. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside. They come through networking. You Have Little To No Social Proof To Back Up Your Personal Brand Claims.

2017 178

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

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You appear to be out-of-date with the new world of work, and not social media-savvy. You need to bring all kinds of people into your LinkedIn network.

2017 170

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

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I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Social Media Job Search. How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

2017 145

The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

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This executive job seeker had been an IT Project Management Consultant for 20 years. His titles as a consultant had ranged from Project/Program Manager and Development Lead to Lead Architect. How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs.

2017 165

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

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I now rely heavily on social media to market and promote the services I offer. Other than that first static website and using email, I had no involvement with social media. and for anyone building their personal brand for job-hunting, business or career management.

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How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

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Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.).

2017 161

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

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With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. That makes LinkedIn one of the best places to be found online by recruiters and hiring decision makers. LinkedIn is the most important place for professional social networking.

2017 142

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

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As you’re researching each of your target companies, you’ll identify the most important keywords to use in your LinkedIn profile and other online communications. Research shows that employers and hiring managers are more attracted to candidates within their own geographic area.

2017 130

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

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It seems that anytime you see any kind of online communication – on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. – LinkedIn is one of the last of the big social media platforms to join the hashtag party, although they briefly toyed with them in 2013.

2017 135

7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

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Do you know what people assessing you for jobs are finding about you online? Will they mistake you for someone with the same name who has a less than stellar online presence? If you have a common name, you need to clearly distinguish yourself online among the sea of same-named people.

2017 139

5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

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Balance personal branding (soft skills) with Personal SEO (hard skills or areas of expertise) to: Build online visibility in your LinkedIn profile (and elsewhere online), Be found by executive recruiters and other hiring managers, and. Stay top-of-mind with your network.

2017 136

5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

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Anyone can easily find your age within the first several pages of search results for “your name”, now that such personal information exists about each of us online, on numerous aggregator sites. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 130

Advance Your Career With A to Z Personal Branding

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N is for Network – Connect with professionals – and with a purpose. Personal branding is no longer optional in executive job search. Those who take the time to dig deep and differentiate the unique value they offer their target employers typically land faster.

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Want a Successful Executive Job Search? Run It Like a Small Business

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Consider what Tom Peters, a business management guru credited with inventing personal branding 20 years ago, said in his article “ The Brand Called You “: “You’re branded, branded, branded, branded. ” His advice perfectly applies to job search and career management.

2017 132

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

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We based the interview on a popular post of mine, Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search , in which I outlined the things you need to concentrate on to take full advantage of this powerful social network: Build Your LinkedIn Profile. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. People are searching online once you become someone of interest to them. How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs.

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