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. Executive job search in general.

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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. What’s wrong with job boards?

2017 181

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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. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 134

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. job search sites for free or pay. self-assessments.

2013 170

7 Things That May Surprise About The Job Search Process

Career Realism

Unless you've been really lucky, you've probably discovered this simple fact about the job search process: It's not easy. By the time you achieve the ultimate victory — earning your dream job — you're probably ready for a nap. There Are Many Ways To Find A Job via GIPHY Wow!

2019 83

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 253

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 208

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.

2020 130

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. More About Today’s Executive Job Search.

2015 155

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. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

2018 220

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 228

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.

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.

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. Ready to give up that job search-killing resume template?

2014 105

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?

2014 114

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!

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.

2014 114

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

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! Use the job boards and company websites.

2012 114

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.

2013 109

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

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.

2012 79

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

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 133

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. Job Search Resumes Accomplishments Language Length Update

2011 222

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.

2016 253

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. 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

2017 193

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?" Take some time to give yourself an honest assessment of where things fell short. Use it to better prepare for future job interviews. Didn't get the job?

2019 82

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. a must before you seriously tackle job-hunting.

2017 206

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

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.

2016 70

The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet

Executive Career Brand

Differentiate your unique ROI for today’s executive job search. Determine what kind of work you want to do (job position and industry), and which companies and organizations will afford you the opportunity to work your passion.

2014 284

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. That is, they source and assess candidates through Google search, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media.

2017 206

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. Help employers connect with you and envision you on the job, having a positive impact.

2017 162

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. The main purpose of an executive resume is to land interviews.

2013 218

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 173

The Biggest Executive Resume Writing Mistake

Executive Career Brand

While these (and others) may all be bloopers that can sabotage your chances, the biggest mistake any executive job seeker can make with their resume – or LinkedIn profile , other online profiles, or any career marketing materials – is: NO CLEAR CAREER TARGETING.

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 162

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 126

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.

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – 10 Resume Do’s and Don’ts

Executive Career Brand

Here’s what you learned in the first 4 parts of this series: Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. Your resume needs to provide just enough information to accomplish that. More in How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market ?

2015 222

Does Your Online Presence Scream “DON’T Hire Me”?

Executive Career Brand

“Bill&# is a highly accomplished C-level executive in the technology sector. It became clear in our discussion, that he didn’t understand how important online reputation was and how his lack of online presence could sabotage his job search.

2011 254