How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Executive branding encompasses personal and business attributes, and zeroes in on your leadership qualities that drive high-performing teams to deliver (or over-deliver) on goals, increase profitability, boost productivity, decrease expense, etc. Executive Brand Essential Content.

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Personal Branding, Resume or Job Search Targeting: Which Comes First?

Executive Career Brand

It may seem obvious that the first thing to do, when you’re about to start an executive job search, is locate, dust off, and update your resume. In my experience, many executive job seekers do just that. Personal Branding. Land a great-fit new job.

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The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

2013 191

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. that is, Your Personal Brand.

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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 242

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.]. Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors. and metrics?driven

2014 236

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

Executive Career Brand

7 Steps To Land a Great-fit Gig: Be the CEO of Brand You. 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. Define Your Personal Brand.

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What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story?

Executive Career Brand

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. Start with Targeting and Personal Branding. First, before you can write your resume, LinkedIn profile, biography, and other job search collaterals, you need to know who will be reading these things, so your content will speak directly to that target audience.

2015 162

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.

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3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this. Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1. Concrete metrics are crucial- the more you have, the more credible you seem.

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

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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. Top 10 Executive Resume Branding Tips. Job Search Fizzling?

2013 177

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

5 Reasons Job Seekers Will Use Instagram Stories Not Snapchat for their Job Search

Competitive Resumes

In today’s day and age, social proof and timeliness are critical to standing out in the job market. I know you’re tired of waiting for responses from job boards or referrals from friends. Read: Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search.

2016 147

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

Executive Career Brand

What’s Wrong with Copying an Executive Brand Resume Sample? is a post from: Executive Career Brand. He said that one or two of the opening brand bites described him to a tee and he wanted them in his resume. A great resume uniquely brands that specific job seeker.

2011 184

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

Executive Career Brand

On the other hand, in order to brand yourself in your resume, you need to differentiate the value you offer your target employers over your competition. Using the C-A-Rs method, I ask them to keep their brand and value proposition in mind, while working on the following exercise: 1.

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President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding

Executive Career Brand

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Because he’s not in a confidential search, he wanted me to use his real name here. Top brand attributes – Fearless, confident, resourceful, passionate.

2011 165

5 Reasons You Should Continue Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on your job search during the holiday season, believing that no one hires at this time of year? Related: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays. Downtime from work can provide more time to formulate your brand message.

2015 81

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

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. With targeting and research , you’ll know how to define and communicate your personal brand.

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Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold

Executive Career Brand

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold is a post from: 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. Define your executive brand and develop your targeted resume and bio , and you’ve got the foundation for all your online and offline marketing materials.

2010 121

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. Maybe they’re not actively job seeking, or just beginning a search.

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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 186

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. A “personal” brand is just that.

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Analytics & Execution is Key to Be Taken Seriously in Employer Branding

Workology

Join me as we talk employment branding analytics on our next webinar, March 26th at 1 PM EST. Click here to register. . Do You Remember a World Before Employer Branding? Long before employer branding was even invented, recruiters struggled with justifying their hiring efforts especially when it came to source and quality of hire. I really don’t understand how it is an acceptable source of analytics in employer branding as well as recruiting.

2015 103

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

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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. Branding is not optional anymore.

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2 More Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

I recently shared 2 favorite tips that can help elevate the value you offer and catapult your job search forward in my post, 2 of My Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing. . Remember that numbers and metrics pack a powerful punch.

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. It may not showcase his personal brand and may need some tweaking but, in my opinion, it should generate SOME response when put into action. Yet the job seeker complains to me that he’s gotten ZERO RESPONSE to it.

2013 161

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Generic, Short Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

And, I want to see what executive recruiters and hiring decision makers see when they search for this candidate on LinkedIn, and land on their profile. Here are some things to remember to optimize your LinkedIn Summary section: Personal branding generates chemistry.

2015 174

The Biggest Executive Resume Writing Mistake

Executive Career Brand

The Biggest Executive Resume Writing Mistake is a post from: Executive Career Brand. That is, not determining at the start of your job search which companies and positions within them are a good mutual fit. Resume and Brand Story for President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds.

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

After all, people searching for viable candidates like you will likely see your LinkedIn profile before they ever reach out to you and request your resume. They spend a significant part of their days searching online for candidates, and a significant part of that time specifically on LinkedIn.

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Is the Executive Resume Dead or Dying?

Executive Career Brand

is a post from: 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.

2011 241

5 QUICK TIPS FOR RE-LAUNCHING YOUR BRAND ON LINKEDIN

Call to Career

Your LinkedIn metrics tell the story. Here are five quick tips: career advancement job search Career Coach Find a job Find a job with social media Job opportunities LinkedInDoes your profile need a refresh? Here is an easy way to find out. If you take a look at the number of people who have viewed your profile, and the number is low, that is probably an indication that you need to make your profile more attractive so that you get more visitors.

2017 40

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. 26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. The field of employment branding is leading the way. Using Social Networking in Your Job Search. Job Feeds.

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume is a post from: Executive Career Brand. . 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 188

8 Ways To Get Your Resume Noticed By Recruiters

Career Realism

Recruiters can receive hundreds of resumes to review for a single job posting. Thoroughly read the job descriptions and requirements and make sure you understand what the job entails. Avoid lengthy and irrelevant descriptions and include quantitative metrics.

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The Kitchen Sink C-level Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

You may think a 20+ page, all-inclusive resume is a huge executive job search blunder. A kitchen sink resume is the place you dump ALL your experience, skills, qualifications, achievements, metrics, areas of knowledge, areas of interest, etc. Job Search Fizzling?

2012 186

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

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?

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. Create a Personal Brand. It’s really no different for job seekers. Focus on Accomplishments Over Job Tasks.

2011 245

A Personal Branding Lesson from Arnold Schwarzenegger: Would the Terminator get Terminated

Guerrilla Job Hunting

So your subject line in your email does its job and the email gets opened. For more creative job search tactics , go to the Guerrilla Marketing for job hunters blog and download the free audio CD Used wisely, email is a great tool.

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Personal Branding lesson from : Would the Terminator get Terminated

Guerrilla Job Hunting

So your subject line does its job and the email gets opened. It can’t be like this: As a senior sales and company executive, I have developed, mentored, and managed high performance sales teams, installed sales metrics and created sales plans and strategies in highly competitive markets. For more creative job search tactics , go to the Guerrilla Marketing for job hunters blog and download the free audio CD Used wisely, email is a great tool.

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. This has not escaped our careers and job searches.

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