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LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years. The best way to spend your time is to use on or more of the many online resume services.

2015 96

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. Are you as qualified as your resume states you are?

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. why do you need a resume at all?

2014 106

Stop! Before You Write Your Executive Resume or LinkedIn Profile ???

Executive Career Brand

The other day I was speaking with a senior-level executive job seeker in the healthcare industry who said she was not getting much response to her resume. We reviewed it together, and I asked her what kinds of jobs she was targeting, and in which industry.

2014 121

How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for. Employers are typically more attracted to employed candidates. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 130

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that 89% of recruiters report having hired someone through LinkedIn? Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? Related: 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn.

2016 61

Branding: How to Differentiate Yourself on Your Resume & LinkedIn

Careers Done Write

What makes you a top candidate? 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. On your LinkedIn profile, use a professional headshot. When crafting your new resume, use a contemporary design with plenty of white space. Additionally there are desired skills that a top-tier candidate may possess.

2015 66

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. What’s so important about the LinkedIn Summary section? Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 96

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn. Millions of job seekers who previously worked with recruiters to land great jobs are now finding that those same recruiters are overwhelmed with great candidates. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2016 61

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates? Some organizations, attempting to deal with shortages of candidates and much needed skills, are implementing “fast track” hiring. But because it’s now an emerging trend, it’s important to examine the implications for candidates.

2016 60

4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn. Whenever I speak at an event about job search, I always recommend creating a list of target companies and then connecting with recruiters directly on LinkedIn. Related: 3 Ways To Get Noticed By Recruiters On LinkedIn.

2016 62

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that 89% of recruiters report having hired someone through LinkedIn? Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? Related: 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn.

2016 61

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

Today’s job seekers need to take a more proactive and interactive approach called job networking – and LinkedIn is a resource to help you do it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Personalize your LinkedIn Profile URL.

2015 62

How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline?

Career Realism

With 120 characters of space available, your LinkedIn headline can make you or break you. Standing out amongst 400 million LinkedIn users is tough. What about when 94% of recruiters are sourcing job candidates on there? Related: What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?

2015 60

10-Minute LinkedIn Makeover

Career Realism

With the New Year upon us, now is a great time to brush the cobwebs off your LinkedIn profile. Get your 10-minute LinkedIn Makeover NOW! Nothing says “new you” quite like a new photograph – Is it time to freshen your LinkedIn photo? Quick Fixes To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile.

Three Things That Make Your Resume Skippable Instead of Successful

Professional Resume Services

The job market and its requirements are constantly shifting, so much so that what would have been fine to include on a resume years back is considered far less passable today. Below we’ve gathered a list of items you should exclude the next time you update your resume.

2016 106

Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. After browsing the board, they spam some resumes and call it a day.

2016 64

3 BIG Mistakes That Screw Up Your LinkedIn Professional Headline

Executive Career Brand

Many of the LinkedIn profiles of potential c-suite clients I review have not been touched by human hands. The LinkedIn member has not changed the default headline automatically populated for this spot, based upon their current, or most recent job title. Send someone a LinkedIn InMail.

2014 115

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. I hope it provides you with some much needed encouragement and optimism as you take a good look at your resume and start making changes for 2017. Work It Daily.

2017 58

13 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking Finance Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If your interview process is lacking strategic thought, you’re likely to miss out on valuable insight — both positive and negative — on your finance candidates. Here are 13 questions you should be asking your finance job candidates today: 1. Looking for better finance hires?

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. I can certainly vouch for that, given that I recently spent hours capturing LinkedIn screenshots for a workshop, only to have many of them out-of-date by the time I presented them… only a week later.

2015 53

3 Ways To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

Just how important are LinkedIn recommendations? Related: 3 Ways To Get Discovered On LinkedIn: The Thought Leadership Strategy. Input that example in the search line at the top of your screen on LinkedIn. Weave industry-specific keywords into each recommendation you receive.

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Targeting

Executive Career Brand

Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. Want to get inside the head of an executive resume professional, as she strategizes and creates content for an executive job seeker’s resume? Part 5 – 10 Executive Resume Do’s and Don’ts.

2015 122

3 and 1/2 Non-Linkedin based sources on finding candidates

Blogging4jobs

When your Linkedin InMails run out, your inbound applicants just are not cutting it, and you need some additional resources to try an find candidates here are a few ideas to try that just might help you find some great people. Run Twitter & Linkedin parallel.

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

Your LinkedIn summary is 2,000 characters of prime real estate to genuinely differentiate yourself among the three million member online community. Another possibility is uncovering the interviewer’s whitepapers and articles about the future direction of the company or the industry at large.

2014 59

“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

LinkedIn continues to gain momentum as a resource utilized by both internal and external recruiters to find well qualified candidates. A quality LinkedIn profile is quickly becoming an essential element of a complete career marketing package.

ResumeBear: Help Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

By now, most people know that LinkedIn is an excellent resource for improving a job search by allowing job hunters to make new contacts with recruiters and companies that might not have found them otherwise. Choose the right industry.

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors. Remember that a branded LinkedIn profile doesn’t replace your resume. It serves several purposes in conjunction with your resume, including: ?

How to Hire International Candidates [3 Tech Solutions]

The Undercover Recruiter

You need to find a way to personally connect with a candidate without spending an arm and a leg. You need to be sure that, once hired, the candidate will actually pull up stakes and move to your company. What technology do you use to connect with international candidates?

4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn

Career Realism

After you’ve set up your LinkedIn account and properly completed your profile information, there are some things you should know in regards to maintaining it. Related: What You Can Do To Help Recruiters Find You On LinkedIn. 6 Ways To Give Your LinkedIn Profile More Power.

2014 61

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. Your experience is by no means static and your resume shouldn’t be either.

2017 46

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Millions of job seekers who previously worked with recruiters to land great jobs are now finding that those same recruiters are overwhelmed with great candidates. Indeed, recruiters themselves report that they have a superabundance of great candidates and too few jobs to place folks into.

2014 61

How To Get A Recruiter’s Attention On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Job searching can be a lengthy process, especially if you’re just depending on the submission of your resume to job postings through job boards. Related: How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Improve Your Job Search Efforts. How To Get A Recruiter’s Attention On LinkedIn.

2014 61

The Pain-Free Guide To Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Is LinkedIn an active part of your job search? Related: 10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift. According to LinkedIn, 5.7 This means that recruiters in your industry are hopping on the social media giant any time they need to locate new talent.

2014 60

LinkedIn Endorsements: How They Can Help And Hurt You

Career Realism

Ever wonder what having LinkedIn skills endorsements say about you to employers? WATCH: 9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS. Yet, in some instances, it may be hurting your efforts to come off as that “perfect” candidate for the job. 5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn.

2014 56

Why Social Media Is The New Resume

Career Realism

Why Social Media Is The New Resume. Resumes are no longer about a two page piece of paper updated only when you’re looking for a job. Today’s resumes, particularly in creative and digital fields, are dynamic portfolios that might encompass several different social media platforms.

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

Some organizations, attempting to deal with shortages of candidates and much needed skills, are implementing “fast track” hiring. But because it’s now an emerging trend, it’s important to examine the implications for candidates. The post What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

2015 51

Give To Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve ever been in the position of assessing candidates for your employer (or as an employer), you know how impressed you are with those who offer stellar recommendations, whether on their personal marketing documents (resume, bio, etc.) or their LinkedIn profile.