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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? They easily slid into new jobs.

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3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. All around her stand competitors with the same goal in mind. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this. Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1.

2016 83

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

Career Realism

You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search? Related: 6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress. It often leads to cynicism, detachment, a lapse in accomplishments, and feelings of ineffectiveness.

2014 114

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. More in my post, Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search ?

2017 203

The Art of the Interview – Three Ways to Nail Your Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Write out a response to anticipated questions and descriptions of your accomplishments, then search out and eliminate passive words and “we.” Frame your key accomplishments in the macro and the micro.

2018 235

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 191

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. While every new engagement is a chance to broaden your experience, that is not always conveyed when searching for the next new opportunity.

2017 204

3 ways to tell management just is not into you

Cube Rules

Rewarded, if not in monetary value, through recognition of a job well done. Not because it is something required to do, but because improving our job skills is a needed activity to ensure employment security. You build metrics around the methodology. You have your goals.

2012 188

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

We discuss how job search has changed in just the past few years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. This post will help, Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers.

2011 192

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

You need to know what’s working (and what’s not), and adopt the tactics used by people who currently have the job you want to maximize visibility. Click on the “Advanced” option next to LinkedIn’s search bar. Insert a relevant postal code to confine search results to a certain area.

2016 83

How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. ” Start there to understand your values so that you can establish your goals. Look at business goals, strategy and start to identify what it is you want to accomplish.

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

If so, it may be time to perform a checkup on your resume to improve the overall health of your job-search campaign. The job description. These resumes list job responsibilities galore and often look like the writer literally cut and pasted their job description into the resume.

2011 89

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. Of course, you won’t have decades to get the job done.

2009 158

The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard

Career Realism

Instead, put a job title at the top of the resume and follow with an impressive career summary. Statements like excellent written and verbal communication, ability to multi-task, fast-paced environment, professionalism, and so on, are all overused and can apply to any job seeker on the market. Be specific to your accomplishments within the summary use numbers, metrics, and answer questions like how much, how many, and how often.

2014 88

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.

2013 133

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

If your PIP is truly a Plan to help you Improve your Performance , then these “Indicators of PIP Fraud” should not be present in your Plan’s objectives, procedures, timetable, operation, mechanics or goals. Are others being given credit for your accomplishments? Omission of Positive Achievements, Goals Reached and Difficulties Overcome. Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description.

2016 100

6 Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting A Response

Career Realism

It can be hard to ascertain if it’s your resume, the job market, or who knows what else when you’re job searching and your phone just isn’t ringing. Many job seekers have called us and said “I think it’s my resume, but I’m not sure ….” An objective is a statement that expresses your goal of securing a future position. Ditch the objective statement and utilize a job target/job title and personal branding statement instead.

2014 88

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » RESUME & COVER LETTER » Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

2010 114

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. Whereas Twitter and Facebook still receive lower marks from many job seekers. That a job seeker has taken the time to get them.

2010 113

On Being A Good Fit For The Job | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.16.10] View Comments On Being A Good Fit For The Job This is an interesting topic for me. We can all choose to give candidates more or less credit for accomplishments. And we’ve all been second place for a big job.

2010 94

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

And if anyone reading this sees themselves in this guy, now is your chance to repent and reform, and start doing your job as a manager.) As a related question, what do you do when the Boss/Manager is the one who tends to ramble on and on about things not related to your job?

2011 96