Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

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Fortunately, more and more of my c-suite and senior level executive clients are aware of how important it is for them to have a solid online presence, to land a great-fit new gig. 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. But they often don’t know how to go about building an online footprint. Personal Branding FAQs.

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

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Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Whether you’re actively job seeking or think you may be in the future – few people aren’t facing this challenge these days, when no job seems to be permanent – you need a strong online identity. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online. Here’s what online job search expert Susan P.

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Online Reputation Management: Do You Self-Google?

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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? 46% of online adults have created their own profile on a social networking site, up from just 20% in 2006. Related posts: Does Your Online Identity Scream “Hire Me&# ?

Beware of Scam Resume Writing Services

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The post Beware of Scam Resume Writing Services appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Resume, Biography & Cover Letter Online Presence & Online Reputation Management Executive Job Search resume writing SEO

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Using Online Branding to Secure Your Dream Executive Position

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The post Using Online Branding to Secure Your Dream Executive Position appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Online Presence & Online Reputation Management Personal BrandingImagine getting a call for that senior-level executive position you’ve been longing for. It all goes well until the interviewers look at your social media profiles.

2019 142

12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

Executive Career Brand

You may feel that “Brand Evangelism” is a fussy term. It may even turn you off to the whole concept of personal branding. We all benefit from, and need, the support of the people who surround us – friends, peers, managers, staff, employees, clients, mentors, mentees, etc. – Successful executive job search is all about targeted marketing – communicating your unique value to your target audience across various channels, online and off-line. What Are Brand Evangelists?

2017 168

Why Job Applicants Need Online Reputation Management

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Statistics reveal that at least 1 in 4 employers use online search engines to check up on job applicants before they even make it to the interview process. There was a time when, in order to keep your nose clean and your reputation in check, you mostly just had to keep your name out of the headlines, and your mug shot out of the local paper. The good news is that there are some steps that any job seeker can take to ensure that he or she has a clean online reputation.

How to Balance Personal Branding With Personal SEO

Executive Career Brand

[This article was first posted for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Both personal branding and personal SEO are critical pieces for successful job search in the digital age, and they go hand in hand. But many people don’t know how to strike the right balance between them, as they write their personal marketing documents and online profiles – resume, biography, LinkedIn profile, etc. Spice Up Your Personal Brand Content.

2016 131

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

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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. Building Personal Brand Equity by Surprising Someone With a LinkedIn Recommendation.

2017 170

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

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Until recently, career professionals relied on a strategy to minimize age in our clients’ documents and online profiles – including only the past 10-15 years of career history and not including dates for education. 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.

2016 171

Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19

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The post Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19 appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Search Online Presence & Online Reputation Management

2020 136

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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Know what they will find about you, so you can assess and clean up your online presence, if need be. More in my post, Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete? Have you embraced personal branding in your job search? Personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your job search competitors. More in my post, How and Why Personal Branding Works. More in my post, How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search.

2016 164

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search Part – 4

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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. They’re online, looking for people like you.

2017 104

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

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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. especially if you’re neglecting personal branding, LinkedIn and your online presence. I’m not a brand, I’m a person.

2017 101

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

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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. They put up a bare-bones profile, maybe years ago, and rarely complete it, update it or take full advantage of all the networking and personal brand-reinforcing features LinkedIn offers. Here are a few strategies that I rely on to build my personal brand and promote my business. 3 Insider LinkedIn Tips to Build Your Personal Brand.

2017 151

Look, I Found My Personal Brand Doppelganger!

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Right away you think, “That guy’s personal brand is the same as mine!”. 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. It was right there online. But that’s just one of the many reasons not to copy another person’s brand content. You’ve lost the differentiating benefits of authentic personal branding. How and Why Personal Branding Works.

2016 165

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

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The not so funny thing is, his mean-spirited comment impacts his personal brand and may have tarnished his reputation. especially when they’re online for all the world to see. I don’t like to call them out or encourage them to continue snarking, and possibly further damage their reputation. I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. I’m very gratified when people take the time to comment. The vast majority of these comments are positive.

2016 103

How and Why Personal Branding Works

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If you’ve read and completed my 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet , you may think you have a good handle on building your personal brand and using it to land a great-fit job. But there are many aspects to branding that you may not have considered, as you use it while navigating your job search. 10 Keys To a Memorable Personal Brand. Dare to Express Your True Personal Brand. What Authentic Personal Branding Is and Is NOT.

2015 139

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.]. Part of the drill for successful executive job search is building online presence and brand evangelism , expanding your network, and staying top-of-mind with people who can help you meet your career goals. Regularly posting comments online is a powerful, and fairly quick and easy, way to do this. Keep the tone and information on-brand and professional.

2016 147

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

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[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. Once you’ve worked on personal branding , and created your targeted, branded resume that includes a strong initial summary with specific relevant contributions, you’ll have a good foundation from which to create your LinkedIn summary section.

2014 171

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

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Personal branding for job search is a method to differentiate the good-fit qualities and value you offer your target employers over those competing against you, by aligning your key areas of expertise, driving strengths, passions, and relevant personal attributes with your target employers current needs. Build Executive Brand Content From the Inside Out. Complete personal branding exercises – define the personal and business attributes that make you a successful leader.

2015 165

How to Keep Your Personal Brand Alive During Unemployment

Executive Career Brand

[This article first appeared on Job-Hunt.org, for my Personal Branding Expert gig.]. This means continuously communicating your personal brand and unique value to the kinds of employers you would want to work for next, mainly through your LinkedIn profile. What can you do to catch up with branding your value to companies you’ll now have to actively pursue? Work on Targeting and Your Personal Brand Messaging. The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet.

2015 163

2 LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips You Don’t Know

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LinkedIn is undeniably the executive job-seeker’s most important and powerful online personal branding tool. To improve my LinkedIn profile-building skills, I’ve just completed Reach Personal Branding’s new Certified Social Branding Analyst program, which focuses squarely on LinkedIn training for executive branding strategists and executive career coaches. More content = better SEO = better visibility for your brand and ROI.

2014 173

Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

with so many personal brand-building features and opportunities to connect with people who can help us with our careers and businesses. LinkedIn has become so important for job-hunting and overall career management that your lack of presence and activity there would be foolish. My 3 executive job search ebooks are ready for purchase: 23 Ways You Sabotage Your Executive Job Search and How Your Brand Will Help You Land. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 112

10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

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[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. Here are 10 of the best ways to build your personal brand online.

2014 192

Over 50? Is Personal Branding for Boomers, too?

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Personal branding seems to belong to Gen-X and Gen-Y. Does that mean that personal branding works best for them, and not so much for you, if you’re a Boomer? Or that the process of defining and communicating your personal brand is different than for younger generations? If you believe some of what they have to say about personal branding, you may answer “yes”. Branding helps you do these things. Do the digging-deep, back-end personal branding work: 1.

Personal Branding and Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

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or anywhere online. If you decide to include a photo, as I advise my clients to do, here are some tips: As you’re branding your profile to showcase your good-fit qualities for the employers you’re targeting, keep in mind that your photo is also part of that branding. It personalizes and humanizes your brand-reinforcing content. Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section.

2014 156

What Happens To Your Online Personal Brand After You’re Gone?

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What Happens To Your Online Personal Brand After You’re Gone? is a post from: Executive Career Brand. But if you’ve spent any time working on building your brand and online presence across various channels, you have to wonder what will become of all those profiles and photos. The online profiles could be shut down. ” What do you want to have happen to your online presence? Does Your Online Presence Scream “DON’T Hire Me”?

2011 148

Twitter Personal Branding Time-Saving Tips

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Stay Focused on Your Job Search and Your Personal Brand. Keep the majority of your tweets relevant to your personal brand, industry, areas of expertise, and value to your target companies. Even if you do nothing else on Twitter, posting relevant retweets can be a powerful way to build brand evangelism, a quality Twitter following, and get on the radar and stay top-of-mind with people you want to notice you. More Information About Twitter and Personal Branding.

Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind with LinkedIn Updates

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[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. Along with reminding your network about you, these updates reinforce your brand, subject matter expertise, and value to your target employers. And your updates represent another opportunity to brand your profile with relevant key words, so keep your brand and ROI in mind when you post an update. An online article, blog post, or white paper you’ve published.

2014 160

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. Of course, if you’re in a confidential job search, be very careful not to post anything to Groups (or anywhere else online) that will “out” your search. Related posts: How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding.

2014 160

Your Personal Brand Online and the LinkedIn Privacy Dilemma

Executive Career Brand

Here is one of the most frequently asked questions by my c-suite and senior executive clients who are in a confidential job search, and need to complete and/or update and brand their LinkedIn profiles: “How do I keep my employer and co-workers from finding out I’m updating my LinkedIn profile, indicating I’m job-hunting?” You want people to find your LinkedIn profile — loaded with plenty of brand-supporting content — when they Google “your name”.

2014 164

How to Land, Brand and Ace Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Prepare to excel with market intelligence, personal branding and social proof. Research your target employers, know and communicate your personal brand, and polish your online presence to showcase your good-fit qualities, and provide social proof for the claims you’ve made in your executive resume. Get ready to answer the dreaded “Tell me about yourself” query, and brand the interview. How To Brand Your Executive Job Interviews to Land the Gig.

2015 120

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. It seems that anytime you see any kind of online communication – on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. – 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. Keep at hand your list of relevant keywords and phrases that support your personal brand.

2017 108

How to Write and Use An Executive Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

A career 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 through storytelling, in a way that’s more difficult to accomplish in a resume. What a Career Brand Biography Does Better Than a Resume. Personalize your C-A-Rs stories and use them to reinforce your brand attributes and key strengths.

2014 153

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. When you’re in job search mode, it’s time to put on a good face (online and in-person) so that the first, and each subsequent, impression of you is a positive one. Hiring managers and others at your target companies will check you out online, and they’ll see what you’ve put out there and judge you by it.

Social Proof: Where Online Presence Meets Personal Branding

Executive Career Brand

Are you an executive job seeker who resists having an online presence ? Social proof – your social media activity and the information that resides online about you – is a personal marketing strategy that lends credibility to the claims you’ve made about yourself verbally, and in your executive resume and other career materials. The more on-brand results they find that align with their needs, the more persuasive your candidacy is to them.

2013 168

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

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. The more relevant, diverse, and brand-consistent search results they find about you, the more likely you’ll be viewed as a valuable potential candidate, positioning you above those who are invisible online.

2013 153

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

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I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. Where else online (or offline for that matter) can you freely listen in on and learn from conversations they’re having to help you land your next gig? Twitter is a powerful place to: Build credibility, visibility, and evangelism for your brand and unique value proposition. Extend your online presence. Relevant industry and company online publications.

2014 177

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!”. Your branded LinkedIn profile helps position your promise of value to your target employers, advance your thought leadership, and expand your brand community. LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic.

2017 103

4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind

Executive Career Brand

Use LinkedIn to remind them of your unique ROI to those employers, reinforcing your personal brand and good-fit qualities. Read more in my post, Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind with LinkedIn Updates. LinkedIn offers this powerful platform to demonstrate your subject matter expertise, express your opinions, influence people, build your personal brand online, and stay top of mind with your network. Keep your personal brand top-of-mind.

2015 141

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. Fully populate every applicable profile section with content that supports your personal brand, generates chemistry and positions you as a good-fit for your target employers. Tell your personal brand story in the Summary section. Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind. 4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind.

2016 199

How Google-Friendly is Your Personal Brand?

Executive Career Brand

your personal brand ) over your competitors to these employers you’re targeting in your executive job search. Before you start networking in earnest, you need to build your brand online, so that the executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at your target companies will find qualifying information about you online, when they’re assessing and vetting candidates. Here are a few Google-wise ways to help you: Build your online presence with Google Plus.

2013 148