Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Many people read them religiously and judge candidates by them as strongly as they do their resumes and online presence. Take the time to write customized cover letters for each job.

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5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

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Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version. An effective video resume is concise and to the point.

2013 208

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.

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Job Search Tips for 2016

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Search Tips for 2016 appeared first on Ms. Seeking out a quality position requires much more in 2016 than just sending out a few resumes. With that mindset, we’ve gathered the best tips and tools of the pros to help you search for and find the perfect position.

2016 161

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Let’s face it, job search can take a really long time. Looking for work is generally a frustrating experience, and after filling out multiple job applications and putting together who knows how many cover letters, it can feel like you’re just hitting a dead end.

2014 217

Do You Need a Job Search Marketing Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Don’t jump blindly into your job search! Coming up with a marketing plan at the beginning a job search can sound a little intimidating, even for professionals and executives. Here are the important concepts of a job search marketing plan.

2017 141

Reduce Job Search Costs

Resume Bear

Remember the days when people would get a job right out of high school or college, stay with the same company for 30 or 40 years, then retire with a pension and a gold watch? Luckily, there are ways to save money, and maybe even take a tax deduction or two once you find a job.

5 Ways to Make Yourself More Marketable in your Job Search

Cube Rules

According to a recent Forbes news article, at least one hundred applicants apply for any posted job advertisement. As a result, finding a job can be a stressful and frustrating experience. Job Search Job search; resume tips

2015 181

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Cover Letters

Career Alley

Why You Need a Cover Letter: Lets you provide your personal response to the specifics of the job opportunity and why you are a good fit. The hiring manager will know you took the time to read the job description and compare it to your experience and abilities. Job Search.

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I can skip networking

Executive Career Brand

Your executive job search seems to be going nowhere. Too many of the executive job seekers I speak with have neglected their network for years, while they were securely employed. Then, they’re suddenly thrown into a job search and have to scramble to build back up their network.

2015 208

Social Networking and Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Social networking is one of the fastest growing forms of communication and advertisement. In order to have the best odds at getting a job you need to take advantage of social networking as well as creating an impressive resume and acing the interview.

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage.

2014 158

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You may figure that connecting with a few executive recruiters is the only other thing you’ll need to do to make that job come to you. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

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5 Pitfalls Of Your Online Job Search

Workology

With 17,778 job searches made every hour and 164 job postings viewed per minute, online job searches are buzzing with job seekers. The Internet has become a common ground for job seekers frantically looking for jobs.

2014 151

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?

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5 Tips to Help Maximize Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many resumes, so few jobs. Let’s face it, job search sucks. In fact, there are upwards of several hundred applications for each job posted on a job search site (this is not a misprint). Maximize Your Job Applications/Submissions.

2013 216

Dirty Rotten Job Search Tricks – Advertise yourself on Google

reCareered

Want to be found when recruiters search Google for candidates? Why not advertise? Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment getting found getting noticed google headhunter Job job search job search 2.0 Planning recruiter resume search optimization unfair advantage web 2.0Want to have hiring managers contact you directly? Continued at [link].

Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

Millions of people are currently searching for jobs. These are people who were previously employed and lost their jobs; employed people who are searching for new opportunities and new graduates looking to get into the job market. Good luck in your search.

2013 176

Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Maybe you’re on the job market for the first time or you’ve been on the job hunt for awhile but are looking for strategies to shake up your approach. Here are 5 things every job searcher can do to make their process easier and dramatically increase their chances for success.

2013 176

?? Common Bad Job Search Advice To Ignore Every Time

JobMob

Job search going poorly? Everyone you ask – and some you don't – will have an opinion on what you need to do in your job search, and more so if your search is not going well, but some of that advice is just bad. 15 Bad Job Hunting Tips and Advice.

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5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Looking for work is generally a frustrating experience, and after filling out multiple job applications and putting together who knows how many cover letters, it can feel like you’re just hitting a dead end. Modify Your Resume for Each Employer. Look for Jobs in More than One Place.

2013 205

The Art of the Job Search

Workology

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.

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Use Your Dream Job as a Guide for Your Profile.

2016 192

Executive Job Search and Blogging: Perfect Together

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?

2009 198

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

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a job search for a while, and not much is happening, you’d be wise to re-jig your strategy, and start thinking of running your job search like it’s a business. That’s what wise job seekers do. Think of your job search as a business.

2017 131

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates.

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 227

?? How To Actually Job Search on LinkedIn in Secret

JobMob

It would suck to lose your current job before finding a new job. There is a lot of great advice out there for job seekers on how to use LinkedIn to build their personal brands and find new career opportunities. 2) Don’t openly advertise your job search.

2018 83

4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online

Career Realism

4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online. The process of job searching has nearly turned upside-down over the past decade thanks to the Internet and changes that have accompanied newer technology. RELATED: 5 Reasons Why Job Boards Aren’t As Effective Anymore.

2016 99

My Secret Job Search – Tips on Keeping Your Job Search Secret

Career Alley

So, looking for a job in many cases must be kept as a secret. Not from everyone, but certainly from your current employer (assuming they’ve not asked you to look for a job). And while you may set out, in all good faith (no pun intended), to keep your job search a secret from your employer, there are so many ways you might get caught if you are not careful. Also, don’t make job search related calls from work. Good luck in your search.

2011 135

Ugly Job Search – Horror Stories – Grim but True

Career Alley

A bad interview, a resume error (big time), insulting the interviewer. Whatever the reason, it’s not a bad idea to look at other peoples job search grief. ” incidents (like sending a virus infected resume). I remember the time I went on a job interview.

2012 199

Personal Branding and Executive Job Search Guide – Newly Revised and Updated

Executive Career Brand

Having trouble getting a handle on defining and building your personal branding, and navigating today’s executive job search? My popular executive job search readiness ebook will help you. Tapping into the hidden job market. Creating your resume and biography.

2015 151

5 Secrets To Create Job Search Magic

Career Realism

5 Secrets To Create Job Search Magic. Starting a job search can be confusing – perhaps you haven’t done it in a while, you may not know what you want, you may not be sure what to say, and you may be just plain stuck on what to do first. Job Search is not always linear.

2016 100

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

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? Maybe it’s time to consider shaking things up and innovating an unconventional search campaign to position yourself above the crowd. Know what job you seek and where you can get that job.

2009 152

2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

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 227

Will Employment Gaps Hurt My Executive Job Search?

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 180

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 227

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

2016 111

What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Many of them have never been in a job search or haven’t faced one for a number of years. You’ll note that I don’t discuss job boards here.

2016 237

Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

No advertising, no marketing plan. Isn’t your job search the same? So how does this compare to a job search? So too is your job search and, in this case, your marketing toolkit includes: Your resume. Today’s article will focus on Resumes.

2011 158

Knock ‘em Dead Secrets and Strategies for Successful Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Knock ‘em Dead Secrets and Strategies for Successful Job Search is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Not a typical how-to job search book, Martin’s latest effort offers advice that can change the trajectory of your career and life, and help you work your passion.

2011 164

Best Executive Job Search Tips for 2011

Executive Career Brand

Best Executive Job Search Tips for 2011 is a post from: Executive Career Brand. About.com’s job search expert Alison Doyle recently put out a query to a number of career strategists and founders of leading job sites for job search tips for an upcoming article. Go to her article, Best Job Hunting Tips , for the full tips: • Establish Goals – by Penny Loretto, Associate Director, Skidmore College and the About.com Guide to Internships.

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