How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search

Competitive Resumes

She owns one of the largest blogs for basic blog tips in the world. If you are thinking about starting a blog, find solutions to your questions at BasicBlogTips.com. For this episode, as I have done in the past, suggest that you blog to help find opportunities.

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10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it. Resumes still matter, but they are not your primary tool for the job search anymore. Too many job seekers move from job to job.

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How to Breathe Life into Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Every day can’t be the same whether you have a job during your job search or not. If your job search lacks life, you must diversify your efforts until you yield results. Create a blog. Season your blog with your competencies but also with personality.

2017 108

10 Blogs for Job Search, Personal Branding and Career Help

Executive Career Brand

Prompted by the theme for this month’s Career Development Carnival , a showcase of the best blog posts from career experts, I’ve compiled a short list of excellent blogs and websites for job seekers and careerists. Joyce’s Job-Hunt.org and Work Coach Cafe.

2013 108

How Public Should Your LinkedIn Profile Be?

Professional Resume Services

The default privacy settings for your LinkedIn profile aren’t always best. Unfortunately, many executives never look at the privacy settings on their LinkedIn profile. The privacy of your LinkedIn profile is something many people aren’t sure how to handle.

2017 108

Crafting an Action Plan for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

You never want to start your job search without a solid plan. These four tips can help guide you toward job search success! An executive job search is often an arduous journey, which can take up to several months to complete. Determine Your Search Strategy.

2017 77

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. If You’re Job Hunting Undercover. People are searching online once you become someone of interest to them. The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes.

2017 53

Common Job Search Mistakes Anybody Can Make

Professional Resume Services

Kerry Hannon’s slideshow about 8 Common Mistakes Older Job Seekers Make is targeted to the older worker but actually could apply to all of us. Try blogging or consulting so when you resume your job search, you have evidence you didn’t stagnate.

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LinkedIn’s New Open Candidates Tool – Just What Your Job Search Needed

Career Realism

LinkedIn’s New Open Candidates Tool – Just What Your Job Search Needed. There’s an old adage that one shouldn’t put all of their eggs in one basket, and this is particularly true of conducting a job search. You will see a “Jobs” tab at the top of the page.

2016 59

The Why and How of Incorporating Social Media Into Your Job Search This New Year

Professional Resume Services

There’s a whole world wide web out there outside of your LinkedIn profile service. Here’s how it can help you with your job search! Traditional approaches to finding a new job are no longer viable options. The majority of executive jobs aren’t posted online.

2017 68

6 Ways to Own the Job Search Process and Kill the Game in Five Years

Competitive Resumes

Have you thought about how you’ll remain engaged in the job search even if you love your current gig? Few jobs offer security much less can promise stability. You only have one job? One job? What will rock your job search in five years?

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Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social media site created with business networking in mind.

2016 64

Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I’ve written two previous posts in this series of Executive Job Search FAQs: LinkedIn FAQs. Executive Job Search FAQs in general. whether or not you need to keep your search confidential because you’re currently employed. Posting LinkedIn network updates.

Executive Job Search: How Blogging Makes You Smarter

Executive Career Brand

For years I’ve been recommending blogging to my job-seeking c-suite and senior-level executive clients, to help them become highly visible, build credibility as industry thought leaders, and showcase their unique value to target employers (i.e., or guest blogging/article writing.

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15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results

Career Realism

You know that LinkedIn is a critically important job search tool, right? But do you know the specific ways LinkedIn can elevate your search results? Related: 7 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Make Your Job Search 1,000 Times Easier. LinkedIn.

2014 59

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers who take the time to reflect and dig deep will have the tools to excel beyond their competitors. Search your job title on LinkedIn to find others who do the same kind of work. Threats – What obstacles do you face that may threaten your job search?

2017 106

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. Job titles = 100.

2017 132

Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

I just completed updating my 3 executive job search ebooks. Most of the strategies I recommend in them haven’t changed much over the past year but, as I got into LinkedIn particulars, I quickly realized that my content updates were going to take a lot longer than I anticipated.

2017 96

What to Do When Your Job Search Efforts Don’t Work

Competitive Resumes

Today’s job search requires you to keep both hands on the wheel. My friend, Hannah Morgan, is back to talk what is not working in your job search. We discuss her article from last fall and recently on her blog and solutions to help your job search efforts.

2017 81

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Here is an undeniable truth too many job seekers dismiss or don’t understand: With the advent of the digital age, job search has become a whole new ball game, requiring personal branding and online presence for social proof. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 73

How Your Avatar Can Impact Your Job Search Plans

Career Realism

How Your Avatar Can Impact Your Job Search Plans. Related: 5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Photo Is Terrible. Consider these tips below to help you select the appropriate avatar, as well as tips on what’s not appropriate to help with your job search plans: 1.

2016 53

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 117

5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

If you’re actively in a job-hunt, you know that it’s hard and takes a lot of time. I suspect that if you knew about ways to make it easier, and save time doing the job search things you need to do, you’d grab on to them. Save a copy of your LinkedIn profile.

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

In today’s challenging job search landscape, personal branding is required. Executive recruiters and other hiring professionals may review the LinkedIn profiles and resumes of thousands of candidates for any given job. How do job seekers know what to believe?

2017 89

16 Must Haves for Job Seekers to Use a Job Search Mobile App

Competitive Resumes

It is not too much to ask that a job search mobile app be simple to navigate and to engage. If the name of the app does not have a memorable job/career/employment name associated with it, then it will continue to float without an oar on screen. How about career blog?

2016 85

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. They check out sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and even Twitter to learn more about who you are as a person. Here are some tips to consider when creating or updating your LinkedIn profile.

Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Ms. Career Girl

The post Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Ms. If there’s one thing that is sure to make me place my head in my hands with despair and exasperation, it’s seeing a LinkedIn profile that is a carbon copy of a resume.

2017 72

How To Automate Your Job Search On LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Yes, their stock price crashed by 40%, but LinkedIn still remains the most popular professional networking site. It’s no surprise that LinkedIn’s most important revenue stream comes from Talent Solutions, used. How To Automate Your Job Search On LinkedIn.

Get Ready for an Agile Job Search with Nissar Ahamed

Competitive Resumes

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is likely to give your job search a boost. I would love to hear what you think about his blog. He learned to navigate the job market by doing.

2016 63

Your Job Search Is a Personal Marketing Campaign!

Professional Resume Services

A professional resume writing service can help you network for future jobs. Searching for a job is hard work. Think of your job search like running your own marketing campaign. This is an essential element in the job search process as well.

2015 51

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.]. Once again LinkedIn comes to the rescue by offering several ways and places to post your comments on relevant topics. LinkedIn Group Discussions. LinkedIn Pulse Articles.

2016 111

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Professional Resume Services

A LinkedIn profile service can help you stand out. LinkedIn profile development is an often overlooked aspect of the job search or career change. You may not need a LinkedIn profile writer to find value throughout the social network.

2016 112

5 Data Driven LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search [SLIDES]

The Undercover Recruiter

With nearly two and a half million job opportunities on LinkedIn, it can be difficult to know where to start. Focus on the facts – these tips backed by data from LinkedIn prove that […]. 5 Data Driven LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search [SLIDES].

2015 41

How to Use Blab or Periscope for Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Become an active participant to embellish your brand or as a strategic part of your job search. Jessica Miller-Merrell suggests that job seekers use it to connect with employers, share about your day, and even for informational interviews. Also, join our Linkedin community!

2015 63

What Not to Do With Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development is essential to your success. Setting up a LinkedIn profile can be just as tough as putting together the right resume, especially if you aren’t particularly savvy with the Internet. Don’t Confuse LinkedIn with Facebook.

2016 111

5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game

Career Realism

5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game. Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. A bad (or lazy) LinkedIn strategy could hurt your personal brand, which can hurt your overall career success. Don’t risk losing out to another job candidate because of a bad profile.

2016 62

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. Unless of course you have numbers on the deaths resulting from LinkedIn mistakes.” The funny thing is, although he complained about my choice of title, it seems to have done its job.

2016 120

Fall Fashion Advice and the Usefulness of Path Source’s Job Search App

Competitive Resumes

The second segment features Aaron Michel, co-founder of Path Source home of the job search app of the same name which helps you track your career interests, provides tools for you to find the career and resources for your job search. Also, join our Linkedin community!

Top 8 Job Search Trends For 2015

Career Realism

Drawing key evidence from William Arruda’s Personal Branding Trends for 2015 and LinkedIn’s US Recruiting Trends: 3 Must-Know Talent Acquisition Trends for 2015 , here are eight critical job search trends you will want to leverage to maximize your career this year. Job Search

2015 58

Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Since you began looking for work, people have been telling you there are certain job search rules you must follow. Well, I’m here to tell you: Break job search rules. In today’s job market, disruption is the way to get attention and be memorable. Job Search

2016 73