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. Be specific with examples and metrics.

2017 200

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line.

2015 241

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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?

2010 268

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 134

How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Modernize Your Job Search. My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

2016 86

How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

2015 83

Are you positive about your job search?

Write Solution

Career Collective post: Once a month, a group of career professionals blog on a subject topical and timely for a job seeker. This month’s topic: Mid-year job search checkup. You’ve set up metrics to track resume send-out-versus-response ratios.

2011 87

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. and metrics?driven They both service different purposes in your job search.

2014 260

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 206

How to Write, Brand and Use An Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Although my focus is on the top-level executives I work with, the strategies and advice here also apply to most job seekers, at most any level. through dealing with job search and resume challenges. Executive resumes have changed with the new world of job search.

2013 202

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 242

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 237

If the Job Fits, Test It First

Workology

When it comes to the hiring process particularly pre-employment assessments and testing, there is much to discuss. Use a Validation Testing Process to Determine if an Assessment is Work Ready. Take time to read the questions and learn why the questions are relevant for the job.

2012 133

The World’s Best Executive Resume Is Not Enough

Executive Career Brand

if you’re not using it with executive job search best practices. It’s targeted, contains value-driven metrics and relevant keywords, and positions the job seeker as a good-fit candidate for the kinds of jobs he’s seeking. Yet the job seeker complains to me that he’s gotten ZERO RESPONSE to it. When I ask him how he’s using his resume, he says he’s responded to hundreds of job postings on the job boards.

2013 178

How C-A-R Storytelling Gives Executive Resume Branding Zing

Executive Career Brand

After all, if you’re job searching effectively, you’re getting your resume in front of human eyeballs, not just applicant tracking systems that scan and dump your resume into a database. Monetize the results and/or use metrics whenever possible – NUMBERS TALK!

2012 221

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.

7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. Just the other day I received invitations to connect on LinkedIn from two women employed at the same company, in similar jobs. This can also jeopardize your current job.

2014 270

Is the Executive Resume Dead or Dying?

Executive Career Brand

Resumes have morphed over time from being a career history document often leading with an objective statement – to a career marketing communication showcasing relevant achievements, branding and metrics, to link good fit with value proposition. probably much fewer for senior and c-level jobs.

2011 267

What’s Wrong with Copying an Executive Brand Resume Sample?

Executive Career Brand

Because strategic resume writing is always changing to meet the needs of people assessing candidates, it’s a good idea to take a look at up-to-date samples by top resume writers to get a handle on new trends in formatting and how to pull a good one together.

2011 207

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding

Executive Career Brand

Because he’s not in a confidential search, he wanted me to use his real name here. As you’ll see in his resume , with this strategy, the first page stands on its own, even if people assessing him never go to page two.

2011 187

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. Storytelling helps employers get a feel for the kind of person you are and how you make things happen, and envision you contributing on the job. This method of job search storytelling is a good way to start.

2015 165

ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site

Resume Bear

ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Less than a year after its official launch, ResumeBear has become a force in the online job board marketplace.

2012 278

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Most people have trouble distancing themselves enough to objectively assess and strategically position themselves. 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.

2011 220

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold

Executive Career Brand

It’s a marketing document designed to align your qualities and qualifications with your target employers’ requirements and needs, while differentiating the value you offer over your competing job seekers. Most recruiters and hiring authorities are busy sourcing top talent by searching relevant keywords on LinkedIn, and assessing candidates by what they find when they Google their names. Understand that search engines pay most attention to the top part of any web page.

2010 137

Make Sure This Part Of Your Resume Is Flawless

Career Realism

Readers make that decision based on their assessment of three questions: Is this resume relevant to the position I’m seeking to fill? Does it give me data, metrics, and outcomes, so that I know what this person can deliver? Take a look at the job description and highlight the keywords.

2015 114

How to Get a Job at Google

Blue Sky Resumes

For every job, though, the No. We assess that using structured behavioral interviews that we validate to make sure they’re predictive.”. Google attracts so much talent it can afford to look beyond traditional metrics, like G.P.A.

2014 64

How Do Executives Land Higher-Paying Positions?

Career Realism

They approach an executive search with this mentality. Searching for a new opportunity is a game of shadowboxing, and the more precisely you can place your punches the better the odds of a successful outcome. Salary details at your last job?

2016 76

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

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?

Unemployed 2009-Go to Market For You

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Career Brander Blog Jobs is a four letter word » Unemployed 2009-Go to Market For You Published August 7, 2009 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: go to market for you , job search , personal branding Over the past several months, I’ve had the opportunity to be the featured speaker to several different groups of unemployed professionals. Each individual is at a very different point in their job search.

2009 100

did my interviewer give my resume a numerical grade?

Ask A Manager

Some employers — not the majority, but some — do assess candidates numerically, assigning certain values to each of the qualifications they’re looking for. Of course, hiring well is a lot more than a numerical formula, but it’s not crazy to try to bring objective metrics to the process. A reader writes: I had an interview today and noticed that at the top of the copy of my resume the interviewer was holding was “97″ written in red pen and circled.

2014 61

14 Reasons I Won't Follow You On Twitter [Revisited]

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? If you haven’t already seen it, another Twitter post that may be helpful is Twitter Turbocharges Executive Job Search and Personal Brand Visibility — [link] Ciao!

2010 213

I’m supposed to write 23 mini-essays in 24 hours before an employer will even interview me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am in the early stages of job searching and have a situation that I’m not sure is abnormal or not. I received the following questionnaire to complete after I applied for a director level job in the nonprofit/association industry. If you would, please describe/explain the reasons for your career moves/job changes, including gaps of employment if applicable. Membership Year Over Year performance metrics.

2018 62

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. A company has a job and you have skills and experience that either match well or don’t match well. That’s our job for the hiring company.

2010 94

terse answer Thursday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

As this is a phone sales job, I am finding myself increasingly irritated and uncomfortably warm. My question is centered around the delivery of employee performance metrics. It doesn’t seem fair to me to give an employee specific feedback on metrics they were not previously informed would be tracked and monitored (although the metrics are for things that they should already understand are relevant to how their performance is assessed).

2013 56

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Testing & Assessment. We all know that supervisors and managers are all too human, and can sometimes put personal preferences ahead of company needs when assessing the value and competency of their direct reports, and when doling out performance improvement plans. Blais began blogging in 2004, as he researched the value of social networks and new media for employers and job seekers.?e

2011 54

3 Steps To A Dollar-Driven Resume That Grabs An Employer’s Attention

Career Realism

Readying your resume for a leadership or executive job search ? If you’re an executive in the midst of a job hunt, you’ll find that writing a dollar-driven resume will help gain more interest from employers.

2013 83

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. And many companies are taking advantage of the job market to pay as little as possible and get bargain priced talent. Is this your first time here?

2009 66