20 Questions to Inspire Close Career Management

Competitive Resumes

Career management is that second job you’ll always have. If you want to prepare for the next bottom to fall out of the economy, you’ll need to manage your career as closely as your health (and many of us even closer). Career Management Job Search

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False Illusions in Career Management

The Job Quest

However, doing so now can set you up for a career management crisis. This means that hiring managers and recruiters are still being inundated with candidates. The rules for job seeking and career management have changed significantly.

Trending Sources

What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

The Job Quest

Here are just a few of his quotes that get you thinking about how you approach the management of your career: About attitude. So why do we oftentimes let ourselves get pulled into negative thinking that doesn’t benefit what we are trying to accomplish in our careers?

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Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose

Career Realism

In reality, career management is a very significant and specific process that, when done properly, helps to ensure long-term career success. In order to get the most out of your career, you have to put some effort into caring for it.

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100 Blog Articles That Every Job Seeker Should Read

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Career help Cover Letter CV CV/Resume Interview Job Interview Jobs Leadership and Career Management Networking Personal Branding Salary Self-Development Skills Skills Portfolio Social Media 100 Blog Articles That Every Job Seeker Should Read Background check Business Employment Job hunting Labour economics Personal Branding Blog Résumé UnemploymentTweet.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. LinkedIn Pulse Articles. You may not be aware that LinkedIn allows members to publish articles on its Pulse platform. How do you find Pulse articles to comment on?

2016 111

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

Posting articles on LinkedIn’s Pulse allows you to reap many of the benefits of blogging. Think about it, when you are reviewing someone’s qualifications, for whatever reason, reading a glowing recommendation from a peer, or manager, or business associate will probably reflect well on them.

2017 132

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

Executive Career Brand

I wrote an article earlier this year that outlines important branding tips, 3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips : 1. Senior Technical Project Manager & Change Agent for Banking & Financial Services.

2017 75

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Potentially influence people to help you meet your career goals. LinkedIn’s Help pages describe how to add hashtags, and explain: “Once you’ve added hashtags to your article, members will be able to find it by searching for that word or phrase on LinkedIn.

2017 89

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. It led him to read at least some of my article. With so many views to the post, it was quite possibly seen by recruiters, hiring professionals and others who could help him reach his career goals.

2016 119

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. More profile views means more people may be sending job leads your way, or otherwise help you with your job search and career.

2017 99

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

Executive Career Brand

They’re looking for social proof supporting the claims made in candidate’s career documents (resume, biography, etc.) Publish articles online. Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one.

2015 82

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn constantly adds new features and tools to help you advance your job search and career. Articles & Activity. and beyond, as you use LinkedIn for career management and ongoing networking.

2017 84

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

And, the more connections you have, the more people who are likely to share or like or comment on anything you publish on LinkedIn – updates, Pulse articles, comments, etc.

2017 98

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. Refresh the content in your profile regularly to align with your current job search/career focus, and to upgrade with current relevant keywords.

2016 121

How To Get Executive Recruiters’ Attention With The Right Email Messages

Executive Career Brand

For one thing, according to Lars Schmidt in a Fast Company article, Recruiters Explain Which Types Of Messages They Actually Reply To : “Show recruiters you take networking seriously enough to deserve their attention.”

2017 55

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

Executive Career Brand

Or they see my LinkedIn Pulse articles, comments, status updates, etc. and for anyone building their personal brand for job-hunting, business or career management. Colleagues in the careers industry often want to connect. even short articles.

2017 66

The Value of Blogging Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

But also, because they’re on LinkedIn, your Pulse articles will draw people to your LinkedIn profile and keep you top-of-mind with your LinkedIn network. People will see these at the top of your Pulse articles and be encouraged to jump over to view your profile.

2016 99

Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Some of them understand that, when recruiters and hiring managers source and assess talent, they’re more apt to reach out to candidates that have strong online presence. And they need help navigating their online reputation management.

How To Get a Direct, Secret Line to Executive Recruiters on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature allows you to share the specifics of your career goals – types of companies, roles you’re seeking, etc. with executive recruiters who may be able to help you meet those goals.

2017 80

5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They’re often misguided about how to proceed, not knowing what specific steps they need to take to meet their career goals. That requires a marketing strategy and over-arching action plan to manage their time, relationships, and finances.

2015 72

How to Manage Career Disappointment

The Undercover Recruiter

There will always be a point in our career where regardless how hard we try, how much we commit, and how successful we feel, things just do not progress at the pace we desire or in the direction we are hoping. View Article. How to Manage Career Disappointment.

2016 49

12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

Executive Career Brand

We all benefit from, and need, the support of the people who surround us – friends, peers, managers, staff, employees, clients, mentors, mentees, etc. – According to digital marketing expert Neil Patel, in his Forbes article, What Does A Brand Evangelist Do, And Do You Need One?

2017 62

15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

Executive Career Brand

If something comes at you from left field – a question you’ve never heard anyone ask in an interview – rely on telling a short career success story. Jeff advises: “Highlight a reason that the hiring manager cannot be concerned about.

2017 65

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

Executive Career Brand

Any articles, publications or media coverage you’ve noted anywhere in the content. How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them.

2017 83

How Important Are Thank You Notes in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

This article was originally posted on Work Coach Cafe. What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story? Executive Career Management Executive Job Search Executive Personal & Career Branding Mastering the Executive Interview executive job interviews personal branding thank you notes

2015 129

How to Balance Personal Branding With Personal SEO

Executive Career Brand

[This article was first posted for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Both personal branding and personal SEO are critical pieces for successful job search in the digital age, and they go hand in hand.

2016 110

How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes it helps to have ready answers for those awkward, embarrassing questions about your career situation. suggested in a Psychology Today article to sing your thoughts or say them in a funny voice: “Try singing your thoughts to the alphabet song or to Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

2016 99

10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. A single Internet destination for all your career and job search marketing materials is becoming a widely-used tactic.

2014 145

Is Your Executive Resume Still Partying Like It’s 1999?

Executive Career Brand

So they manage to locate that 10+ year old resume and begin updating it. They don’t understand that today’s resume is a marketing document, designed for the digital age – not a career history merely outlining job responsibilities, with a few achievements thrown in.

2016 106

6 Tips for Adjusting to a New Boss

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s often said “you don’t quit your job, you quit your manager.” View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Career manager new boss

2016 49

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

Tom Peters introduced the phrase “personal branding” to the world in 1997, in his Fast Company article The Brand Called You, in which he stated, “We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. Make no mistake.

2017 87

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process. Here is the linear path to prepare for and navigate a successful executive job search, with links to articles I’ve written on these topics: 1.

2015 117

Can I Land My Dream Executive Job Even If I’m Under-Qualified?

Executive Career Brand

They’ve made one or more lateral move in their careers, instead of moving up. In a Mashable article , recruiter Richard Moy confirmed this strategy. Richard goes on to reveal 3 things he and hiring managers consider when a good candidate is under-qualified.

2017 49

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. This article was first published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers.

2016 96

3 Ways To Make Your Online Networking Count

Executive Career Brand

You’ll have a harder time staying top-of-mind with your network and people who can help you reach your career goals. In a Harvard Business Review article, Dorie Clark suggests these 3 powerful ways to connect online , beyond LinkedIn.

2016 76

Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

I encourage both men and women to listen to this episode to universally make the most out of your career trajectory. Aubrey Bach ( @aubreybach ) is the Senior Manager, Editorial and Marketing at PayScale and we are going to dive deep into Payscale’s 2016 Salary Negotiation Report.

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How to Keep Your Personal Brand Alive During Unemployment

Executive Career Brand

[This article first appeared on Job-Hunt.org, for my Personal Branding Expert gig.]. Wise people understand that we’re all always in perpetual job search, whether or not we’ve been steadily employed throughout our careers. Here are 4 ways to get your career back on track: 1.

2015 104

Executive Job Search Success After 50: How to Overcome Age Discrimination

Executive Career Brand

In a Forbes articl e, Kerry Hannon interviewed John Tarnoff, both career coaches, and asked him “ What do you tell people about not being able to get job interviews after 50? How can you keep ageism from jeopardizing your career goals?

Why You Should Seriously Consider Working Abroad

The Undercover Recruiter

Launching a career overseas could not only improve your quality of life, it’ll make you a company’s most valuable player – thanks to the life-affirming qualities it brings. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.