Career Management for a Winning Job Search Strategy

Competitive Resumes

An opportunity to tap into of former hiring manager is a terrible thing to waste. That is why this conversation is a MUST listen to for your career management goals. What is the toughest part of your job search? It is a frequent faux pas in career management.

2015 191

Overcome Age Discrimination in Your Job Search by Changing the Perception of You

Executive Career Brand

Are you 50-ish, in a job search, and worried about age discrimination? Earlier in your career, doors were swinging wide open and now it seems virtually impossible to get your foot in one of them. Executive Career Management Executive Job Search

2019 182

20 Questions to Inspire Close Career Management

Competitive Resumes

Career management is that second job you’ll always have. If you want to prepare for the next bottom to fall out of the economy, you’ll need to manage your career as closely as your health (and many of us even closer). Career Management Job Search

2015 198

How to Face Down Job Search Obstacles

Career Trend

The successful job search requires no less of a commitment. Here are just a few of the obstacles job seekers face every day and some tips to overcome them. The post How to Face Down Job Search Obstacles appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2014 220

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. Online reputation management and online presence.

2016 217

How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Job search can wreak havoc with your emotional state and self-esteem. You’ll get your hopes up when you seem to be sailing through the interview process for a job you covet, only to learn they’ve chosen someone else. What a way to enter the job search landscape.

2016 266

Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with my c-suite and senior level executive clients for the first time, we discuss the job search issues concerning and impacting them right now. Online Reputation Management FAQs. Executive Job Search FAQs.

2016 198

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. Whether or not you’re looking for a new job, are you doing all these things? If You’re Job Hunting Undercover.

2016 281

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search. I guess no one is really ready for a job-hunt until they’re forced into it, but I’ve found that many new job seekers dive in before understanding how today’s executive job search works.

2016 197

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! You’ll find websites focusing on these critical job search issues: Salary Research.

2017 146

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates. Step one in job search is targeting.

Is Your Job Search Strategy Languishing? Start ANEW!

Career Trend

The nuts and bolts of job search strategy in some instances have stayed the same for many years. In other instances, job search strategies have metamorphosed. The post Is Your Job Search Strategy Languishing?

2017 153

5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

If you’re actively in a job-hunt, you know that it’s hard and takes a lot of time. I suspect that if you knew about ways to make it easier, and save time doing the job search things you need to do, you’d grab on to them. Networking is by far the best way to land a new job.

2017 191

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

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. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search.

2016 204

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with haven’t faced a job search in 5, 10 or even 15 years or more. If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process.

2015 199

Why Simplicity in Job Search Can Be Flawed

Career Trend

Unfortunately, many career experts and bloggers wield a powerful sword that pokes holes in job search strategy and touts sweeping simplicity. Imbibe the latest article on job […].

2016 167

Separating the Wheat From the Chaff in Job Search Strategies

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It’s overwhelming, discouraging, frustrating and exacerbating – the quantity of blogs and articles telling you how to job search. The post Separating the Wheat From the Chaff in Job Search Strategies appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

And, once you reach the 500+ connections mark, your profile ranks higher in search results, making you more visible and findable. Why a Minimal, Anemic LinkedIn Profile Can Actually Hurt Your Executive Job Search. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 162

Unlock Facebook to Discover a More Friendly Job Search

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter For some, Facebook is a natural extension of your career and personal brand, adding value to your story. The post Unlock Facebook to Discover a More Friendly Job Search appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Landing a great-fit executive job today – that is, one that mutually benefits both you, the job seeker, and the employer – does not work the way it did even a few years ago. Salary/benefits negotiation with job offers. Time to hit the job boards hard.”.

2015 201

Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. What’s wrong with job boards?

2017 173

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. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 130

Taking the Reins in a Stubborn Job Search Market

Career Trend

Are you reading the trade journals, business journals and such to see whose career is advancing, whose company is growing or where new shoots of growth and opportunity are […]. The post Taking the Reins in a Stubborn Job Search Market appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2016 161

Executive Job Search Networking: Remember the Telephone?

Executive Career Brand

Just as sending a hand-written, snail-mailed thank you note after a job interview trumps an emailed one, so does the effort and thought it takes to initiate an actual phone call. The Power of Qualified References in Executive Job Search.

How Important Are Thank You Notes in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers these days seem to pay less attention to good manners and etiquette through the job search process . I often hear stories about job seekers who didn’t get the job, but sent thank you notes anyway, and eventually landed the job when the first hire didn’t work out.

2015 222

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line.

2015 225

Hot Button Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

Because today’s executive job search doesn’t look or work the way it did even 5 or so years ago, I advise executive job seekers to first learn about the new executive job search landscape , before diving in. Online Reputation Management FAQs.

2016 133

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I can skip networking

Executive Career Brand

Your executive job search seems to be going nowhere. Too many of the executive job seekers I speak with have neglected their network for years, while they were securely employed. Then, they’re suddenly thrown into a job search and have to scramble to build back up their network.

2015 208

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers who take the time to reflect and dig deep will have the tools to excel beyond their competitors. That is, those who will benefit the most from your expertise, while bringing you career fulfillment. Threats – What obstacles do you face that may threaten your job search?

2017 166

5 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Whether you foresee a layoff coming, have decided to move to another company, or you’re pursuing a career transition, chances are you’ll be conducting a stealth job search. You want to hang on to your existing job, while you’re looking for another one.

2013 213

Career Management is strategy, jobs are tactics

Cube Rules

Career management is boring. Seriously, for as much written about career management, people don’t act on the writing. You might read about career management, but when was the last time you did anything more than think about your career?

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.

2015 196

Tame the Blame to Fire Up Your Job Search

Career Trend

The post Tame the Blame to Fire Up Your Job Search appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. attitude Career Advice Glassdoor.com Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Job Search Advice behavior career advice career management career strategy job search blame

2013 210

3 Executive Job Search Email Misconceptions

Executive Career Brand

More About Emailing and Executive Job Search. When Job Search Email Goes Missing. 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success. 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success. Personal SEO in Executive Job Search: What’s in a Name?

2016 133

Reviews – Top 5 Job Search Books

Career Alley

We can all use help looking for a job. All of that is very helpful and can help us fast track the job search process. There must be hundreds of job search resource books out there, which are the best ones to use? Can you find a job in 2 hours?

2014 237

5 Simply Positive Things You Can Do to Get Results During Your Job Search

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Job search, akin to moving to a new town often is unfamiliar, disconcerting and frightening. The post 5 Simply Positive Things You Can Do to Get Results During Your Job Search appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2014 210

Going Public: Why You Should Get Purposefully Uncomfortable in Job Search

Career Trend

It almost goes without saying that job seekers should be more visible online than in the past. The post Going Public: Why You Should Get Purposefully Uncomfortable in Job Search appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2015 233

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.) People assume they’ll be better communicators and leaders on the job. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2016 213

6 Executive Job Search Email Content Blunders

Executive Career Brand

Think of an email message in the same way you would a snail-mailed job search (or business) letter. Having a solid command of the English language will be important for most any job you may be seeking. These will typically be career documents (resume, biography, etc.).

2016 136

10 Blogs for Job Search, Personal Branding and Career Help

Executive Career Brand

Prompted by the theme for this month’s Career Development Carnival , a showcase of the best blog posts from career experts, I’ve compiled a short list of excellent blogs and websites for job seekers and careerists. Joyce’s Job-Hunt.org and Work Coach Cafe.

2013 252

When Your Job Search is in “Code Blue” You…

Competitive Resumes

Going into vacation mode, I wanted to offer some job search advice in what you can do in a pinch. Your job search is in “code blue.” This is critical, as it needs to be with your job search, and action is essential.

2017 142

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

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. Clearly, personal branding is a vital part of any job search.

2017 155

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. And they need help navigating their online reputation management. Executive Job Search FAQs in general.