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LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I counsel them to create a fully-fleshed out, keyword-rich (and hopefully branded) LinkedIn profile, or revisit their existing profile – I know many of you slapped up a perfunctory profile months or years ago and then forgot about it – and get it up to snuff for their current search target.

Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

Career Solvers

Don’t get me wrong, LinkedIn and other social media websites are great tools, but they are just tools and should not replace picking up the phone and calling prospective employers or going to see them in person.

are you properly leveraging your references?

Resume Writing

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Find the Best Executive Resume Writer For You: Where and How to Search

Executive Career Brand

As I noted in Part 1 of this series, when I mention resumes and resume writing here, take that to also include LinkedIn profile creation and writing, and really any job search and personal marketing content writing.]. What kind of careers industry recognition do they have?

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Jennifer Anthony

Share Email Print Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit About Jennifer Anthony Learn more: [link] View all posts by Jennifer Anthony → This entry was posted in career advice , executive job search , job search , social networking and tagged LinkedIn , online networking , social networking.

Job Search – How to Get Your Linkedin Profile to Attract.

Jennifer Anthony

For example, I recently helped a jobseeker who was a city manager. “City manager good under pressure with an intact sense of humor.&# Which one is more likely to make him stand out from all the other city managers on linked in?

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : Add LinkedIn Power to Your.

Resume Writing

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Should I Be on LinkedIn?

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Should I Be on LinkedIn? LinkedIn is That Place! But that’s exactly what LinkedIn is. Most of this group is happily employed and uses LinkedIn for business contact networking. More on why you need to be on LinkedIn here.

7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

Jennifer Anthony

MANAGE YOUR JOB SEARCH DON’T LET IT MANAGE YOU There are great tools and resources out there to track the applications you submit, responses you receive and more. Of course I did and that’s how my career in human resources and recruiting started.

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How to Target Your Resume to the Job You Want

Jennifer Anthony

Hiring managers are too busy to try to figure out what you want to accomplish. You may benefit from a career coach at this point. Find out the industry keywords that are hot in your career field and put them into your resume.

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Facebook and Your Career

Resume Writing

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Don’t Let Fear Scare You Out of a New Job

Careers Done Write

Let hiring managers know you haven’t been sitting at home licking your wounds. Consider possible part-time volunteer activities that still allow enough time to mount a strong career search campaign. Use social media resources like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to connect with former coworkers and colleagues. Career Doctor Blog [link]. Quintessential Resume and Cover Letter Tips Blog, Career Experts Offer Tips for New Job-Search Realities: Job Action Day 2010.

Your Resume Has 30 Seconds — Fact or Fiction?

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on March 11, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony www.execresumeservice.com Recently, a question was asked on LinkedIn Answers that had some very interesting responses.

Ampicillin Drug – FDA Checked Pharmacy | Blue Sky Resumes Blog

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS 13 Ways to Jump Start Your Job Search 01 / 27 / 09 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 4 Tweet it! Get inside the head of the hiring manager – what is he looking for? Check my article on 7 LinkedIn Mistakes for some tips on what to do.

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Pro Bono Consulting: Is It Right For You? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Larisa’s career focus is on strategic planning and marketing – a good fit with two of Taproot’s key service areas. Her experience with scheduling pro bono service and managing a successful job search effort? You can read more about Larisa via her profile on LinkedIn.

Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

Jennifer Anthony

Social Media and Your Job Search → Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job Posted on April 29, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Peggy McKee Do you feel like you’re sending your resume down endless black holes?

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile → Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading Posted on April 23, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony When applying for employment, a resume is the tool that you use to sell yourself.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

This means that the next time you apply for a job or look for a new client, the odds are nearly 50/50 that the person whom you need to impress will look you up on Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or Twitter.

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

If they aren’t actively writing client projects, they can usually be found networking with hiring managers, attending job fairs, polishing their skills at industry conferences, or reading up on the latest employment trends. At the university level, there are career services offices.

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Candidate A uses phrases such as, “saved the company money by streamlining the inventory process,” “fielded telephone calls with efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction,” and “managed a team of salespeople.”

The Power of the Words on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Passive terms like ‘Responsible for…’, ‘Worked with…’, and ‘Duties included…’ give the hiring manager the perception that you performed only at the minimum level expected of you-that you met your job requirements but fell short of delivering more.

TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Share Email Print Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit About Jennifer Anthony Learn more: [link] View all posts by Jennifer Anthony → This entry was posted in career advice , executive job search , job search and tagged TheLadders.

The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

Jennifer Anthony

I saved the post as a PDF just in case this “employee” decides it was career suicide to write that about an employer online and removes his/her post.

Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

Jennifer Anthony

You want them to know you are interested, but there is a fine line between pestering the hiring manager and showing your enthusiasm. Giving it a week to calm down before hitting them with the follow up is courteous because hiring managers are usually overwhelmed by the influx of responses.

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Tweet Job Tweet!

Jennifer Anthony

As a job seeker you primarily have two audiences: recruiters/hiring managers and colleagues who can refer you to openings. Fortunately for you, recruiters/hiring managers and colleagues have one very important thing in common.

How to Make Your Job Search More Successful by Improving Your Hire.

Jennifer Anthony

This improves your ability to find a career in several ways. It’s the perfect transition for those trying to switch careers, or those entering the professional world for the first time.

The One Question You Must Ask the Interviewer

Jennifer Anthony

You’ll find out, for instance, if the environment is a good fit, if you can work with this manager, and if it’s a place where you can advance your career. Hiring managers are going to have a “formula&# in their heads for what makes a great employee.

Unique Tips For Helping Executive Recruiters Find Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Make LinkedIn Your Friend It’s hard to over-stress just how great a tool LinkedIn is for those who are pursuing opportunities in the professional realm.

Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.23.10] View Comments Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch I’ve written before about big mistakes people make in job search. Big gaps in their career networking strategy. Career Girl Need a Career Expert?

Will Your Resume Survive the First Glance?

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on June 16, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony Imagine you are a hiring manager. Exactly how many people have you managed? The majority of hiring managers are completely turned off by misspellings and grammatical errors.

What You Must Do to Land a Job in a Hyper-Competitive Market

Jennifer Anthony

The fact that you want the job or need the job or think the job is a great career move or really like the company – none of those are unique points, and none will get the company to buy what you’re selling.

The Myth of the General Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Hiring managers are inundated with resumes, calls from job seekers, and new hiring requirements. Watered-down descriptions of your skills do little to help a hiring manager see the value you bring to the company.

Inspiration For Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

If you’ve been a reader of our blog for any length of time you’ll quickly realize that we’re very forthcoming with free tips, advice, and resources about how to improve your resume, cover letter, networking, LinkedIn profile, personal branding, interview, and job search.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

Jennifer Anthony

The ‘To Whom it May Concern&# intro just shows you don’t know how to pick up a phone and call to see who the hiring manager is, or you don’t know how to use Google. For example, if you’re applying for a sales job, try “Sales Team Hiring Manager&#.

Forget Outdated Resume Rules | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Different times call for different measures though, according to Atlanta Career Coach John Long. You have internet access so utilize this tool to your advantage in finding out the name of the hiring manager or human resources contact appropriate to the position that you are applying for.

September is International Update Your Resume Month

Jennifer Anthony

That’s right; Career Directors International has declared September as International Update Your Resume Month. 4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and Winning Job Search Now Did you enjoy this?

Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

LinkedIn Most professionals are already aware of LinkedIn and the benefits that it offers; however, it wouldn’t be right to not mention it as a great place to place your professional information.

Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

LinkedIn Most professionals are already aware of LinkedIn and the benefits that it offers; however, it wouldn’t be right to not mention it as a great place to place your professional information.

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Plus it gets you into that company’s database, where you may then be searchable to their hiring managers.