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How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates. That means that the content must be easily accessible to them, when they search relevant key words and phrases on Google, Bing, LinkedIn, etc. It works pretty much the same way in job search.

Why You Need Both Personal SEO and Personal Branding During an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Getting discovered online is a critical component of any job search. In fact, the best executive resume writers will sometimes tailor your resume to incorporate more SEO (search engine optimization) terms to help your name show up more frequently in search results.

2018 153

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LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Beyond personal branding and this post on LinkedIn FAQs, I’ll be writing posts on the FAQs that represent the major road blocks and/or job search strategies they have told me they need help understanding, across these topics: Executive resumes.

2016 202

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Check out the first two parts in this series: Part 1 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT, and How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. Part 2 – How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand and Make It Memorable. A good-looking, well-written resume used to be king and, along with a strong network, just about all an executive needed to land a job. I’m not a brand, I’m a person.

2017 115

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. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with. Whether or not you’re looking for a new job, are you doing all these things? Tell your personal brand story in the Summary section. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

2016 219

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. We based the interview on a popular post of mine, Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search , in which I outlined the things you need to concentrate on to take full advantage of this powerful social network: Build Your LinkedIn Profile.

2017 108

Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

For the past 5 or 6 years, I’ve recommended that my c-suite clients create a Google Profile, along with a brand-supporting, keyword rich LinkedIn Profile , to begin establishing their online presence or extend it. I explained that these two online profiles would form a firm foundation for their Google presence, providing people assessing them with diverse information about them and their personal brand. Out-compete job seekers vying for the jobs you want.

2013 182

Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! before you even begin the proactive process of networking your way into your next great-fit gig. 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. Consequently, their search may take way too long, because of their missteps. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long.

2017 157

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. Personal Branding FAQs. Executive Job Search FAQs in general. whether or not you need to keep your search confidential because you’re currently employed. I understand why job seekers confuse controlled online presence-building with haphazard blasting of personal information online. What are the best ways to build my brand online?

6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). Another reason to use alternatives is that some jobs posted on job search boards are not real jobs.

2015 241

7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. Other times, without considering the consequences, you may do one unfortunate thing, or get into bad habits, that will tarnish the good work you’ve done building your personal brand. And still other times, your lack of understanding of the new world of job search in the digital age can wreak havoc. 7 Ways To Tarnish Your Personal Brand in Executive Job Search.

2017 120

Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

I hope it goes without saying that typos, misspellings and grammatical errors in your job search personal marketing materials (LinkedIn profile, resume, biography, etc.) Such errors can actually tarnish your personal brand. People assume they’ll be better communicators and leaders on the job. All of your job search content should be error-free. This helps search engines find your profile, even when people misspell your name in a search for you.

2016 194

Is Google Plus Useful for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executive job seekers I encounter are not familiar with Google+. I suggest they create a Google+ profile , along with a LinkedIn profile , to form a base for online personal branding and building a diverse online presence. Public status updates on Google Plus are indexed by Google and can be displayed as part of organic search results through the Search Plus Your World (SPYW) feature. Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search.

2013 171

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. whether or not they must keep their search confidential because they’re currently employed. On the other hand, job seekers need to be careful about what they put out there. So it’s easy for job seekers to confuse controlled online presence-building with haphazard blasting of personal information online.

2015 175

Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Heavy.com recommends a number of job search apps, including one from a premiere job search engine, Indeed. Indeed.com is an aggregator which means it takes your job search criteria and searches a number of job boards.

2014 293

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

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. Running a successful job search is very similar to running a successful business, and LinkedIn is just as important to you ( the job seeker ) as it is to me ( the business owner ). Unfortunately, many job-hunting LinkedIn members have a “ build it and forget it ” mentality. Job titles = 100.

2017 189

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., their personal brand). I’ve blogged about blogging many times, comparing the way it impacts my own business marketing efforts to the way it will benefit job seekers’ personal and career marketing.

2013 186

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

Executive Career Brand

Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. I wrote an article earlier this year that outlines important branding tips, 3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips : 1. Keeping Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind With LinkedIn’s Pulse Platform. a must before you seriously tackle job-hunting.

2017 202

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?

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Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. If you haven’t been in a job search for more than 2 or 3 years, you may think that all you need to do to land a job these days is dust off your executive resume, insert any updates, post it to as many job boards as possible, then sit back and wait for the interview offers to come flooding in. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

2011 175

5 Tips For Engineering Resumes

Jennifer Anthony

Engineering is a very broad career industry, and it’s important to consider these key concepts for your resume to be considered. Many times the objective on a resume does not match the specifics of the job. Fit the resume to the job.

Look, I Found My Personal Brand Doppelganger!

Executive Career Brand

He seems to be looking for the same kinds of jobs. Right away you think, “That guy’s personal brand is the same as mine!”. I know firsthand that some job seekers have no qualms about “borrowing” content from others. Several times over the 20+ years I’ve been writing personal brand content for executive job search , I’ve come across people who stole content I wrote for a client of mine. Branding is all about differentiating yourself and being authentic.

2016 192

Personal SEO in Executive Job Search: What’s in a Name?

Executive Career Brand

In the digital age, because building an online presence is such an essential part of career and job search success, the more unusual your name, the more likely you are to stand out in search results for that name. Now, pretend you’re someone who has identified you as a potential candidate for a job at one of your target companies, and they’re Googling your name: Will they have a hard time distinguishing you from others with the same name?

2016 152

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

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one. You’ve heard that social networking and online presence are important, but they’re just not for you. I don’t have time for social networks and I don’t like the idea of putting myself ‘out there’ online. Ignoring online presence and social networks when you’re job-hunting is a big mistake. and when networking.

2015 151

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. Using hashtags on LinkedIn – and other social media – is a simple way to: Promote your personal brand promise , Draw people to you, Motivate people to want to connect with you, and.

2017 159

7 Things That May Surprise About The Job Search Process

Career Realism

Unless you've been really lucky, you've probably discovered this simple fact about the job search process: It's not easy. By the time you achieve the ultimate victory — earning your dream job — you're probably ready for a nap. As difficult as the process may be, the lessons that you learn from it will come in handy if you ever find yourself on the job market again. There Are Many Ways To Find A Job via GIPHY Wow!

2019 63

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 ]. Like it or not, getting involved with social media and building your personal brand online have become essential components of today’s job search. Your goal should be to continuously build diverse online content about yourself, to provide those assessing you with plenty of information supporting your brand. Don’t write or do anything that will “out” your search.

2014 217

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. The new title is “Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn – How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand and Land a New Job Faster!”. I can’t stress enough how important LinkedIn is for executive job search, and here’s why. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must.

2017 125

LinkedIn Groups and Personal Branding: Showcase Your Subject Matter Expertise

Executive Career Brand

One of the ways LinkedIn adds value to overall career management and job search is that, when leveraged to full advantage, it can help keep you and your executive brand top of mind with your network. To help you land faster, your network on LinkedIn should include recruiters and hiring decision makers at your target companies, and others who can help you reach your career goals. Related posts: How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding.

2014 183

3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making by Nicole Crimaldi on March 24, 2010 I’ve received lots of great emails from college seniors and recent grads this week. Many of you are making 3 serious job search mistakes.

2010 276

Fantasy Job Search

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Outplacement: Measuring value for job seekers? » Fantasy Job Search Published April 11, 2010 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: choose your next job , fantasy job search , job search process , job search radar , linkedin , where to find jobs Welcome to fantasy job search? » Recent Posts Does your personal brand convey a competitive advantage?

2010 109

A New Job Search Engine Just for Green Jobs | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 A New Job Search Engine Just for Green Jobs I recently caught up with online job search expert and entrepreneur, Chris Russell , to learn more about a new site he has launched called Green Job Spider.

2010 74

How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

This 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search includes: Part 1. Getting Your Personal Brand Into Your LinkedIn Profile. Expanding Your Network with Quality Connections. Updating Your LinkedIn Network. Tapping into LinkedIn’s Jobs Pages. LinkedIn and Confidential Job Search. ?. Whether or not you’re willing to accept and embrace them, the digital age and social media will impact your job search.

2013 210

100 Executive Job Search Tips From Top Recruiters

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 166

Online Presence and Personal Brand Management: 5 Things to Remember

Executive Career Brand

Your online presence, or lack of it, matters in senior-level executive job search. It matters for most every job seeker, at any level. Given two equal candidates, in terms of skill sets, education, work history, and all around good fit for the job, recruiters and hiring professionals are likely to choose the person with the more vibrant, far-reaching online footprint. Get busy on social networks like Twitter, Google+, Facebook, etc.

2013 189

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online. Stay on-brand and relevant while being visible to your target employers.

Networking in Your Job Search: How to Utilize Twitter Chats

Corn on the Job

Kaitlin is passionate about career development and is particularly knowledgeable about the job search, social networking, personal branding and interview preparation. So how about using the network to land your dream job? Think about it: Twitter is a space on the Internet where you can really brand yourself. My campaign to claim my name and brand myself sure didn’t happen overnight, but it might have had I discovered Twitter Chats sooner.

5 Tips to Boost Your Online Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

One of the main benefits of LinkedIn is it gives you a platform to demonstrate your personal brand. Too many executives believe they don’t need to focus on their online brand since they have a good reputation within their company. However, you still have to maintain a good online reputation in the event of a job change or to even look good for your current company. Your profile header should contain terms employers and recruiters will search for. Expand Your Network.

2019 100

Executive Job Search: 6 Ways to Get Good With Google

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: 6 Ways to Get Good With Google is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Because running a business parallels running a successful job search campaign, many of the Google features I use are ones that can help you, too. Here are just 6 ways I use Google that work for executive job search, too: 1. In job search, you’ll want to know when your name pops up online. Google Search.

2011 157

How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

In Part 1 of this 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search I covered: Why All Executives Need to be on LinkedIn. Getting Your Personal Brand Into Your LinkedIn Profile. Expanding Your Network with Quality Connections. Updating Your LinkedIn Network. Tapping into LinkedIn’s Jobs Pages. LinkedIn and Confidential Job Search. . You want their recommendations to reinforce your brand and the value you offer.

2013 174

College Grad Job Search Resources – What You Think

Career Alley

10 Worst Work-Study Jobs in College – Obviously with the college student in mind and, at first glance you might not think there is any relevance, but think again. Having jobs while you are in college has an impact on how easy it will be for you to find a job when you get out.

2010 257

Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.22.10] View Comments Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search The following is a guest post by Meg Guiseppi, an Executive Branding, Resume, Online Identity and Job Search Strategist.

2010 107

?? 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. However, I am often asked how professionals who are currently employed can leverage LinkedIn effectively, yet discreetly, without compromising their current job security. 2) Don’t openly advertise your job search.

2018 63