Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement

Career Realism

Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement. If you brand it will they come? Related: The Perfect Recipe For A Great Personal Brand. The top half to third of the first page of your resume should be BAM, POW, WOW!

2016 60

5 Key Areas To Target When Branding Your Resume

Career Realism

5 Key Areas To Target When Branding Your Resume. Customizing your resume for each position you apply to can be critical in today’s job search. It’s vitally important that your resume conveys you are a perfect match for the job. Job Target/Title At The Top Of Your Resume.

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10 Resume Tips That Will Enhance Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

10 Resume Tips That Will Enhance Your Personal Brand. Remember the days when you would find yourself sifting through hundreds of resumes and they all seemed to blend in together? Related: 8 Easy Ways To Put More Power Into Your Resume. Create a logo for branding.

2016 60

How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

They often want to know more about biographies — what they are, how they differ from resumes, and if they really need one. A brand biography is a storytelling tool that breathes life into an otherwise flat rehash of your resume. It’s less formal than your resume.

2017 121

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – What Is Personal Branding … Really?

Executive Career Brand

Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT. My mission in this 5-part series is to help you get inside the head of a personal branding strategist and professional executive resume writer. Today, I’ll discuss the next step – understanding personal branding.

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Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Build Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

Part 3 – Differentiate Your Unique Value Proposition and Build Personal Brand Content. Today I’m focusing on the steps you’ll take to define and communicate your personal brand, or unique promise of value to your target employers. Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT.

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

2017 73

Spark Interviews With a Distinctive Resume Voice

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Distinctions Between Voice and Tone In a recent blog conversation with an admired colleague, Debra O’Reilly, job search strategist and certified resume writer, we discussed the distinctions between voice and tone.

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5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try

Career Realism

5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try. You’ve probably heard it a million times: Personal branding is important to the success of a job search. Related: How To Be The Brand Manager Of YOU. Must-Try Personal Branding Techniques.

2016 48

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.]. 3 Places on LinkedIn to Express Your Personal Brand and Reinforce Your Subject Matter Expertise by Commenting: 1. Keep the tone and information on-brand and professional.

2016 111

Game-changing Executive Resume FAQs

Executive Career Brand

Personal Branding FAQs. 5 questions my clients ask me most often about resumes and other career documents. My resume stinks. Start by making your executive resume an interesting read. With targeting and personal branding. How many pages should my resume be?

2016 112

Frazzled by All the Resume Advice?

Career Trend

You rush to an all-purpose […] The post Frazzled by All the Resume Advice? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter RATTLED BY CAREER CRISIS?

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Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

This first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) focuses on two personal branding issues I’m asked most often. Over the next several weeks, you’ll see posts here on the other topics in this series: Executive Resume FAQs.

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Fired? Learn How to Rebuild Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

if you’ve been fired, writing a professional resume can be difficult. Moving on to another job is rarely easy, but when you’ve been fired from your job, regardless of the reason, you may feel like writing a professional resume is even more difficult.

2015 130

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. They dive headlong into their resumes first. Personal Branding. Resume Development.

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3 Resume Missteps to Avoid

Career Trend

According to Dictionary.com, the definition for resume is “a summing up; summary;” and, “a brief written account of personal, educational and professional qualifications and experiences, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.”

2015 67

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

Executive Career Brand

How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Pity the poor people they’ve been sending these resumes to.

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How to Craft an Eye-Catching Executive Resume Brand

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services is the best resource for writing an effective resume! If you’ve followed us for a while, or just have ample knowledge of how job searching and the professional world work, then you know the importance of crafting a personal brand.

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Consider Some of These Important Elements While Writing Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires certain elements. There are many common mistakes job seekers make throughout their searching process, especially where resumes are concerned. One of the most common is using the exact same resume for every position you apply for.

2016 112

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand. In Part 1 of this series, I covered: Personal Branding Hype and Myths vs. Reality. What Personal Branding Really Is. How Authentic Branding Makes You Stand Out. Ask them what your top brand attributes and core strengths are.

2017 106

Should You Include Hobbies and Volunteer Work on Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Is it worthwhile to record your hobbies on your professional resume? A question that comes up periodically that I wanted to address is people wonder whether they should include any hobbies or volunteer work on their resume.

2017 93

Dare to Express Your True Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

My c-suite and senior-level executive clients work hard with me through my personal branding and job search readiness proces s. They’re eager to open up and dig deep so that I can differentiate their unique ROI in their LinkedIn profiles , resumes , biographies , etc.,

2015 89

Resume Branding Works!

Resume Writing

What is your personal brand? Your personal brand is your online and offline image, which conveys your reputation and distinction supported by your differentiating qualifications, talent, and drive. In this highly competitive job-search market, a personal brand is instrumental, empowering you to outdistance those vying for the same career opportunities you are [.]. Resume Writing & Branding executive resume Resume Brand Resume Branding

Executive Resumes Don’t Brand Themselves

Professional Resume Services

At least twice a week clients will ask me if their resumes have enough branding –specifically, executive branding. Does their resume accurately reflect their expertise and what they are recognized for? Can I tell what their brand might be?

2014 40

The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding has come a long way since Tom Peters ignited the business world nearly two decades ago with his personal branding manifesto on Fast Company, THE BRAND CALLED YOU. You’re every bit as much a brand as Nike, Coke, Pepsi, or the Body Shop.

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Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It may seem counterintuitive to take the focus off of YOU when writing a value-packed resume. The post Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice U.S.

2013 104

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. A great resume alone doesn’t cut it any more.

2017 73

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.

2015 117

Why Legislating Resume Writing Is Wrong

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While I write resumes for a living, I realize (and prefer) that it isn’t “my way or the highway.” ” How bland of a career marketing world would it be if every resume was written by some formulaic approach?

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. There could be many reasons why your resume isn’t working for you.

2017 102

How and Why Personal Branding Works

Executive Career Brand

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. 10 Keys To a Memorable Personal Brand. Dare to Express Your True Personal Brand.

Branding: How to Differentiate Yourself on Your Resume & LinkedIn

Careers Done Write

Here are five simple ways to brand yourself as an ideal candidate for your target job. The appearance of your resume and LinkedIn profile are usually the first impression of your brand. Don’t be lazy and use the default headline, write a headline that encapsulates in your personal brand. When crafting your new resume, use a contemporary design with plenty of white space. Align with Power Brands. Be sure to mention those power brands in your summary.

2015 66

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. 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.

2017 87

3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously

Career Realism

3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously. Related: 3 Effective Ways To Quickly Brand Yourself Online. you need to start polishing up your personal brand – and your strategy for promoting it to employers. How To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously.

2016 60

Personal Branding FAIL: 4 Errors Job Seekers Make

Career Realism

Personal Branding FAIL: 4 Errors Job Seekers Make. For those interested in finding work or advancing their careers, establishing a personal brand is essential. Related: 5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try. Work It Daily.

2016 59

Resume Branding Works!

Resume Writing

What is your personal brand? Your personal brand is your online and offline image, which conveys your reputation and distinction supported by your differentiating qualifications, talent, and drive. In this highly competitive job-search market, a personal brand is instrumental, empowering you to outdistance those vying for the same career opportunities you are [.]. Resume Writing & Branding executive resume Resume Brand Resume Branding

How to Land, Brand and Ace Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Prepare to excel with market intelligence, personal branding and social proof. 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 106

10 Resume Tips That Will Enhance Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

Remember the days when you would find yourself sifting through hundreds of resumes and they all seemed to blend in together? Related: 8 Easy Ways To Put More Power Into Your Resume. Time to bring your resume up to 2014 standards! Create a logo for branding.

2014 60

Why Personal Branding Is Essential For Getting A Job

Career Realism

Why Personal Branding Is Essential For Getting A Job. This post was written by Pamela Paterson, author of the Amazon bestseller, Get the Job: Optimize Your Resume for the Online Job Search on behalf of the Happy Grad Project. Related: The Perfect Recipe For A Great Personal Brand.

2016 62

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.