How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Aside from your LinkedIn profile – if you have one – how many relevant search results will executive recruiters and hiring decision makers find when they Google “your name”? If you have no compelling search results supporting your executive brand, or your online footprint consists only of your LinkedIn profile, you may be sabotaging your chances of being noticed and qualified as a good-fit candidate. 5 Key Elements of a Strong Online Personal Brand.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search Part – 4

Executive Career Brand

Two Little-Known Ways to Master The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Check out the first three 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. Part 3 – Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Any book review posted becomes another powerful search result.

2017 104

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

Competitive Resumes

For segment one, I bring back Aaja Corrine, the show’s fashion expert and brand strategist. 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. Aaron Michel is the co-founder and CEO of Path Source , the company whose job search app focuses on career navigation.

2015 140

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Numerous aggregator sites pull information about us from various sources. Anyone can easily find your age within the first several search pages, unless you have a very strong, far-reaching online presence.

2016 167

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.

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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.

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5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

Executive Career Brand

In job search, there are many potential pitfalls that sabotage or prolong the search. Here are 5 challenges facing many executive job seekers, and ways to overcome them: 1. Anyone can easily find your age within the first several pages of search results for “your name”, now that such personal information exists about each of us online, on numerous aggregator sites. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 121

Job Search Tips from a Recruiter

Workology

Your resume looks great and you’ve been applying to all the major job boards. Automate Your Search Let the job […] Source. HR Effective job search networking job search tips personal brandingYou get some calls with recruiters, but it’s not really leading to anything. You know there are probably other opportunities out there but you’re not sure how to access them. What else can you try?

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LinkedIn Guide for Executive Branding and Job Search

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn Guide for Executive Branding and Job Search is a post from: Executive Career Brand. No question that LinkedIn is THE place for executives to re-connect with co-workers and colleagues, connect with new faces (including recruiters and hiring decision makers), extend their brands and ROI value, find job-hunting advice and resources, and uncover leads and opportunities to land their next great gig. Tap LinkedIn for Jobs and Company/Industry Research.

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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 156

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 102

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. Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers source candidates online, via LinkedIn mostly, but also elsewhere. On the other hand, job seekers need to be careful about what they put out there.

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2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

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? Tried and true methods still apply, but the impact of the Internet and our recovering job market require building a different kind of job search strategy and becoming much more proactive.

2010 166

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. 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. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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.

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If All Else Fails in Executive Job Search, Read the Directions

Executive Career Brand

The same holds true for executive job search. If you haven’t been in a job search for, say, 5 years or more, you probably don’t have an overall understanding of how it works today. You may think that step one in job search is dusting off your resume, updating it, and loading it onto as many job boards as possible. Personal Branding. How and Why Personal Branding Works. Writing Branded Content.

2016 161

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.

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Holiday Executive Job Search Tips

Executive Career Brand

Holiday Executive Job Search Tips is a post from: Executive Career Brand. So many executive job seekers think that November and December are dead months for job search. But this is a great time to lay some groundwork, make connections and possibly get a foot in the door, ahead of your competitors in the job market who are doing nothing right now and waiting for the new year to roll around. Related posts: Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit.

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 156

Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

How would you like to get free advice from job search experts. On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Job Search Focus. Includes career assessments (formal and informal), personal branding, informational interviews (for career focus), job shadowing, mentor relationships, internship, or volunteering.

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Without knowing what their target employers want and need, we can’t possibly define my clients’ brand and ROI value, and create resumes, bios, online profiles and other career marketing communications that will attract and resonate with their target audience, and clearly distinguish my clients as good fit candidates. Google Search.

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Top 4 Keyword Sources For Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

Top 4 Keyword Sources For Your Personal Brand. Your personal brand is crucial, but how do you know what keywords to use? Here is a simple list of great keyword sources for your personal brand. Job Descriptions. I always tell people job boards are good for at least one thing… finding job descriptions to mine for keywords. Find 5-10 related job descriptions (doesn’t matter what location) and pick out the nouns that seem to be recurring.

Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Do you have the same fear that many of my c-level executive clients have when I tell them they need a branded, 100% complete LinkedIn profile and to fully leverage all the social network has to offer? If they’re employed, they worry that their employer, or someone at work, will see their activity and know they’re looking for a new job. As an undercover job seeker, they may not be able to be as proactive as those who are not employed.

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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? Many of them are baby boomers who come to me never having needed a resume (or any career documents) to land jobs over their 30+ year careers. They easily slid into new jobs.

2010 174

3 sources to get business results on your resume

Cube Rules

Some of the goals are personal improvement goals — perhaps increasing your job skills for good ones or “watch me self-actualize” for the bad ones — but these goals are what your manager considers THE most important items to get done over the course of the year. If you are looking for business results in your position, these goals are a primary source. But status reports display your brand — your contributions — to your manager every single week.

Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They’ll almost always have a LinkedIn profile and, unless that person shares a name with others, LinkedIn will be the number one search result on the page, and it will be associated with the person I’m about to speak with. Most often, they’ve posted a bare-bones LinkedIn profile, with no summary section, no keyword-rich professional headline, and very little (if any) information under each job title. That issue can pose major problems for some job seekers.

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FREE Twitter Book From Job Search and Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that the vast majority of executive recruiters use social recruiting (including Twitter) to source and assess top talent? And that many employers tweet about their new product and service launches (great for researching your target companies and industry ), other business news, and job opportunities? So, are you ready to start using Twitter to accelerate your executive job search and build your personal brand? Network to Find Jobs.

8 Job Source Myths – Busted

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. Actually, it’s the best candidate who gets the job. Job boards are the best source of leads.

Why Your Personal Brand Needs LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Want to build your personal brand, accelerate your executive job search and land a good-fit job faster? Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at your target companies rely heavily on LinkedIn when they’re sourcing and assessing executive job candidates. The post Why Your Personal Brand Needs LinkedIn appeared first on Executive Career Brand. LinkedIn Personal Branding personal branding

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LinkedIn Has A New Job Search App

Professional Resume Services

I hope you have a presence on LinkedIn, because it’s one of the biggest sources of professional networking available right now. They’ve just added to their worth by introducing the new LinkedIn job search app for iPhone. According to LinkedIn’s research, forty percent of their members are looking for jobs on the site using a mobile device. The faster you apply to an opening, the more apt you are to be considered for the job.

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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? But LinkedIn also sits high on the list of best passive job search practices. So, how do you make your profile search-friendly and attractive to key hiring decision makers?

2010 164

7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads

Career Realism

7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads. If you’ve been job hunting for long, you’ve probably hit the online listings and maybe asked around your network. However, there are a few places you may not be thinking of that could be the source of the perfect job for you. Related: How to Find Hidden Job Leads on the Go. When you’re in a job search, the smart move is to call every boss you’ve ever had. CAREEREALISM.

No Summer Vacation From Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

No Summer Vacation From Executive Job Search is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Maybe you were recently laid off and, besides dealing with all the emotional upheaval, you’re worried that summer is the worst time of year to look for a new job. Or, maybe you’ve been job hunting for a while and figure you’re entitled to take a few weeks off, because no one hires in the summer anyway. Related posts: How To Land an Executive Job in 2011.

2011 146

3 sources to get business results on your resume

Cube Rules

Some of the goals are personal improvement goals — perhaps increasing your job skills for good ones or “watch me self-actualize” for the bad ones — but these goals are what your manager considers THE most important items to get done over the course of the year. If you are looking for business results in your position, these goals are a primary source. But status reports display your brand — your contributions — to your manager every single week.

How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals. A brand biography is a storytelling tool that breathes life into an otherwise flat rehash of your resume. For job search and career management, a bio affords the opportunity to reinforce your brand with storytelling in a way that a resume doesn’t allow.

2017 168

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. Ignoring online presence and social networks when you’re job-hunting is a big mistake. Executive recruiters and your target employers’ hiring decision makers have new, Internet-driven strategies to source and assess candidates. More About Today’s Executive Job Search. How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market?

2015 128

Brand New Year. New Personal Brand?

Executive Career Brand

Brand New Year. New Personal Brand? is a post from: Executive Career Brand. While you’re working on those resolutions, why not also take stock of your personal brand and brand messaging, to be sure they’re aligned with your career plans for this year. Times being what they are, you never know when a new job opportunity, a possible career change, or even a layoff may come your way. Maybe it’s time to re-brand.

How to Win at Holiday Job Search & Business Networking

Workology

Jump start your job search this holiday season and into the new year by downloading our free job search guide. And that reason is that I’m networking for a new job. Finding a New Job During the Christmas Holiday. As an entrepreneur I’m always looking for a new job. The master of my own universe, I am looking for a job like everyone else. No matter who you are or where you work, you are never safe in your job search.

2013 108

LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search

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? Download my free e-book if you need help, Executive Branding and Your LinkedIn Profile. They think it’s safer to limit their search campaigns to responding to job board postings.

2010 152

Stalled Executive Job Search? Get Busy on LinkedIn and Twitter

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? We also had a long consultation back then on the best job search strategies for him, working from his list of target companies and organizations.

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