LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Beyond personal branding and this post on LinkedIn FAQs, I’ll be writing posts on the FAQs that represent the major road blocks and/or job search strategies they have told me they need help understanding, across these topics: Executive resumes.

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. Consequently, their search may take way too long, because of their missteps. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside.

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5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

Executive Career Brand

In job search, there are many potential pitfalls that sabotage or prolong the search. Here are 5 challenges facing many executive job seekers, and ways to overcome them: 1. 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 113

16 Deadly Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 271

Stalled Executive Job Search? Get Busy on LinkedIn and Twitter

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 231

Design Your Job Search For Success

Professional Resume Services

A job search or career change is like building a home: both require thought, research, and careful planning to be successful. With a job search, there are similar problems that can arise. Our Job Search Resources list contains all you need to accomplish this goal, with links to many experts and tools. job search sites for free or pay. self-assessments.

2013 146

Twitter Turbocharges Executive Job Search and Personal Brand.

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 252

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I don’t need an online presence

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one. Ignoring online presence and social networks when you’re job-hunting is a big mistake. Executive recruiters and your target employers’ hiring decision makers have new, Internet-driven strategies to source and assess candidates. Most turn to LinkedIn first, and then other online platforms, to find and assess candidates based on what exists about them online.

2015 150

The Art of the Job Search


The job search is a process. The planning and strategy involved with your job search should begin no less than six months prior to when your job search begins. For your job search to be effective, one must start at the beginning. This involves an honest assessment of your skills, qualifications, and how you stack up against the competition. A process that involves training, strategy, and patience.

2011 102

Accomplishments and Goals

Career Tips Blog

Accomplishments and Goals I encourage you to spend more time tracking your accomplishments than your goals. Accomplishments are actions you have already taken. Make it a habit to log your weekly accomplishments and turn them into bullet points for your resume and power stories for reviews, networking, and interviewing. You may also want to add a space on your accomplishment log to mention how you felt while working toward each accomplishment.

7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested. Your life lessons matter in your job search. Although hardships are not a direct career accomplishment, it is part of the fiber of your career trajectory and success building blocks. Read Is Your Career Search Comfortable Yet?

2020 100

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. One particularly important new development you should know about: Using social media to stay connected, visible, and engaged in your network is critical to job search success today. Listen to How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair?

2018 172

Skills Assessment and Career Exploration

Career Tips Blog

Skills Assessment and Career Exploration O*Net is an excellent site for exploring occupations. They also have a skills search which I linked below. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

Why Resume Templates Are Job Search Killers

Career Realism

I equate resume templates to a Zebra’s stripes—really great for camouflage and blending into a “herd” of other job seekers. A quick and easy way to get the job done. Or, in this case, find a job. While job searching should never take as long as raising children (Lord, I hope not!), Using a resume template—while appearing “quick and easy”—really just prolongs the job search process, dragging it out by many more months.

2014 82

Expedite Your Job Search With a Dollar-Driven Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

→ Expedite Your Job Search With a Dollar-Driven Executive Resume Posted on December 15, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar Readying your resume for an executive job search? Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

2009 130

10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

O’Donnell, LinkedIn Influencer and founder of CAREEREALISM, recently wrote an article for LinkedIn called, “ How to Get a Job After the Military.” Many of them shared helpful job search resources for veterans. Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine , an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. Military Veterans Must Network When Job Searching.

JOB SEARCH! INTERVIEW, the prep, the questions you may get and the.

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Job Search » JOB SEARCH! Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. ” – Steve Jobs Author Byline: Authored by: Ron Cottick, CPC, CHRM Author Website: [link] Interviews are usually stressful events for candidates.

2011 227

Job Search First Steps

Career Tips Blog

Job Search First Steps Most people don’t land a great job or create a wonderful career by being open to anything, not at all. One lady has done a job for several years and is keeping her options open. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

2009 63

Job Search Self Esteem

Career Tips Blog

Job Search Self Esteem Nothing puts your self-esteem on the line faster than a job search. A single day of beggar mentality (“Please, somebody give me a job.”) Your motivation must be jealously guarded, protected, renewed, and nourished when you are job hunting. This is something you cannot afford while job hunting. Share/Bookmark Tagged with: confidence • motivation • unemployment Filed under: Job Search Like this post?

2010 48

7 Steps To Job Searching While Working Full-Time

Career Realism

Job search is a challenge on the best of situations, but it’s especially difficult to manage while you are working full-time. Related: How To Job Search While You’re Still Employed. What do you want to accomplish, and in what time frame? Many job seekers are hesitant to assign a time frame to their goals, but it is important in helping you to make short term plans. Search for job openings and apply.

2014 87

8 Tips For Conducting An Effective Job Search

Career Realism

If you’re conducting an active job search, you’ve probably realized the traditional methods used to obtain employment are no longer effective. If you only apply for job opportunities using job boards and wait for calls to roll in, it won’t get you very far these days. So, I’ve developed eight tips for conducting an effective job search that will make a noticeable difference. All of these are very important to your job search. Job Search

2014 87

50 Ways to Leave Your Job Search NOW


Time to jump start your job search. Pursue each job opportunity with fervor and especially during the interview, let them know you WANT the job. Whether it be me or another job search coach, get professional advice! This won’t be your last job search, begin today building a career that is going in the direction you want. Pursue a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life! Expand your job search territory.

2012 87

Job Search Tip: Think & Act Like A Gourmet Chef

Career Realism

Suddenly, as I sat there, I realized what many job seekers are failing to do in job search these days could be compared to cooking techniques. Their jobs are to identify talent capable of making meals that are tasty, one-of-a-kind, and well-executed. Job Seekers = Chefs. Now, the job seeker is the chef. assess her professional strengths), put them together in a way that is tasty to the hiring manager (i.e. Job Search career

2013 85

Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.22.10] View Comments Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search The following is a guest post by Meg Guiseppi, an Executive Branding, Resume, Online Identity and Job Search Strategist.

2010 107

What I Learned from My Job Search

Career Realism

In this interview about the Job Search Process , a teacher reveals how assessing your skill-set, building relationships based on character, integrity and trust, and broadening your job search focus can lead to rewarding and well-paid work. In my most recent job search , I scoured through a number of job boards such as Monster, Indeed, and Career Builder but eventually found the position posted on Craigslist. Job Search job lesson search

Is Your Résumé a Clunker?

The Job Quest

Does it use language like “responsible for&# and simply list your job duties? Able to defuse even the most frustrated end-user by calmly assessing the situation and then clearly explaining the solution. Now ask yourself — is an old clunker of a résumé holding your job search back? Job Search Resumes Accomplishments Language Length UpdateOur new refrigerator was delivered yesterday, and it was definitely time for the change.

2011 171

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Or, they haven’t looked for a job in several years. We discuss how job search has changed in the past several years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. I explain that most recruiters and hiring decision-makers source and assess candidates by what they find in online searches of candidates’ names and relevant keywords that lead them to job seekers.

2017 190

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

Executive Career Brand

Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. With just minor additions and tweaks, some pieces in your personal brand communications plan can be greatly improved, increasing your chances of landing a good-fit job faster. a must before you seriously tackle job-hunting. Current job title and employer (if you’re employed).

2017 201

How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals. For job search and career management, a bio affords the opportunity to reinforce your brand with storytelling in a way that a resume doesn’t allow. Help employers connect with you and envision you on the job, having a positive impact. More About Executive Job Search.

2017 200

3 Proven Techniques to Rock Your Next Interview

Careers Done Write

When it comes to job search and interviewing, I often administer a DISC assessment to my coaching clients in an effort to help me get to know them better. The information gleaned from the assessment is particularly useful especially if you are cognizant of how environmental influences affect your interactions and responses. In a situation where you are interviewing for a job, this ability can drive your success.

2010 155

Education vs. Experience: Where to Place What, Where on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

Even so, simply listing your academic and work accomplishments on your resume isn’t nearly enough since the order in which you place them can either help or hinder your career girl prospects. One: Assess your scholastic achievements and your work experience. So if you mentored peers, tutored other students, served as a teaching assistant, worked full-time or part-time job during the academic year, or accomplished something else, you can make up for the lack of work experience.

2016 182

How to Write and Use An Executive Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

For job search and career management, a bio affords the opportunity to reinforce your brand through storytelling, in a way that’s more difficult to accomplish in a resume. Help employers connect with you and envision you on the job, having a positive impact. Provide your bio for corporate board or association work, to give those assessing you a more personal 360 of your value.

2014 159

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. Before dusting off your old resume (if you have one), merely updating it with your latest contributions and career history, and expecting that, when you put it out there they will come, you need to get a handle on today’s modern resume and what part it plays in the new world of executive job search.

2017 194

What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story?

Executive Career Brand

Capturing the attention of people assessing you through your resume, LinkedIn profile, and biography – typically rather dry, business-oriented content – can be a challenge. In job search, storytelling works similarly. Building stories around your skill sets, accomplishments, and good-fit qualities helps attract people to you and differentiates the unique value you offer. This method of job search storytelling is a good way to start.

2015 167

7 Steps to Achieving Your Career Goals

Career Alley

Stuff happens along the way and we lose focus, get stuck in a dead-end job or can’t seem to find the right opportunities. Self Assessment: Before you can begin to plan and and achieve your career goals, you need to take a self-assessment. Following are a few examples of what you should consider when starting your self assessment: Where are you on your career path? What have you accomplished in your career and your job(s)? jobs by.

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5 Lessons on Career Success I Learned in College

Competitive Resumes

I was not one of those mass communications majors, but when I saw a job posting for a reporter position with a radio program, I decided to apply. I got the job, beating out the dozens of mass communication majors who applied. That job had everything: flexibility, fun, and adventure.

2018 180

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Whether you’re actively job seeking or think you may be in the future – few people aren’t facing this challenge these days, when no job seems to be permanent – you need a strong online identity. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online.

How To Use Failure To Your Advantage

Career Realism

Whether you're seeking a new job, promotion, or proposing a new idea at work, you have to take a shot because asking "what if?" If you fail on your first few attempts at a goal, instead of dwelling on it as a failure, pat yourself on the back for the attempt and celebrate the fact that you had the courage to put yourself out there to accomplish a goal. Take some time to give yourself an honest assessment of where things fell short. Didn't get the job?

2019 63

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Identify Your Goals

Career Alley

This is your “audition” for the real world, treat it as an opportunity to get a job offer when you graduate. Self-Assessment – Take a hard look at yourself and make a list of your strengths and how you might leverage those strengths in your career. Internship Goals – Make a list of what you would like to accomplish during the internship. Good luck in your search, Joey. job title, keywords or company. jobs by.

Pinpointing Achievements on Your Resume: The Importance of Getting Noticed

Career Alley

A resume can be an effective way of persuading an employer to hire you for the job that you desire. All this is well and good, but you know that you are not the only person applying for the job. For you, therefore, the big question will be: How can I persuade this person to hire me rather than any of those dozens of competitors for the job? Start with your first job and work up to your most recent ones. What to include among your accomplishments.

2013 259

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. You learn how to translate your top career accomplishments into an indication of what you will do for your next employer. The main purpose of an executive resume is to land interviews.

2013 192

5 Steps to Landing the Right Job – and How to Master Them

Career Alley

Most of us spend more time working at a job than looking for one, so when it comes time to embark on a job hunt , you may feel a little rusty and out of practice. How long will they be out of a job? You can regain control over the job hunt by keeping it simple. There are really just 5 basic steps to job search success, so take a look at them one at a time. You don’t want just any job (even if it might feel like you do!). Good luck in your search.

2014 268

2016 Career Planner From Career Solvers

Career Solvers

Are you happy with your job? You have very likely accomplished a lot in the past year, even if some days it doesn’t feel like it. The exercises in this guide will help you assess your accomplishments – both professionally and personally. career management career solvers news career goals career planning job searchAre you happy with your life?

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