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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. In my experience, many executive job seekers do just that. They often neglect targeting, and narrowing their search to several select companies, because they want to keep their options wide open. That strategy may have worked even a few years ago, but job search doesn’t work the same way now.

2014 198

Want a Successful Executive Job Search? Run It Like a Small Business

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a job search for a while, and not much is happening, you’d be wise to re-jig your strategy, and start thinking of running your job search like it’s a business. That’s what wise job seekers do. They know that, when you’re job hunting, you’re essentially a solopreneur. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.” Think of your job search as a business.

2017 106

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Job Search Tips for Employees of RadioShack and Others Facing a Layoff

Career Solvers

Even if you think your job is not in jeopardy today, you should always be proactively managing your career because stuff happens…quickly. Review your resume to see if your document reads like a laundry list of job tasks or an accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven self-marketing tool. Do it now, before you are in “I need a job yesterday” mode. Manage Your Finances.

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. Maybe they’re not actively job seeking, or just beginning a search. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. No job is permanent these days. More About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

2016 193

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Many of them have never needed a resume, as they progressed through their careers to the senior or c-suite level. Or, they haven’t looked for a job in several years. We discuss how job search has changed in the past several years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. This post will help, Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers.

2017 190

How to Write, Brand and Use An Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Although my focus is on the top-level executives I work with, the strategies and advice here also apply to most job seekers, at most any level. through dealing with job search and resume challenges. I’ve covered many insider strategies you may not read about elsewhere. As you’re gearing up your job search, spend some time prepping to write your resume by reading these posts: How to Write and Use Your Executive Resume. Job Search Fizzling?

2013 161

What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story?

Executive Career Brand

In job search, storytelling works similarly. Storytelling helps employers get a feel for the kind of person you are and how you make things happen, and envision you contributing on the job. First, before you can write your resume, LinkedIn profile, biography, and other job search collaterals, you need to know who will be reading these things, so your content will speak directly to that target audience. How did you use those lessons in your career?

2015 167

Is the Executive Resume Dead or Dying?

Executive Career Brand

is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Resumes have morphed over time from being a career history document often leading with an objective statement – to a career marketing communication showcasing relevant achievements, branding and metrics, to link good fit with value proposition. A traditional “paper&# resume seems to have less value in job search today. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs come through job boards.

2011 207

The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. If you have spent the last eight hours posting for jobs online, you have wasted seven hours and 50 minutes. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. Job postings represent the open market; the jobs everyone gets to see. A job search is like a marathon.

2016 62

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding

Executive Career Brand

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Because he’s not in a confidential search, he wanted me to use his real name here. What stood out most about Bruce was his unwavering success, throughout his career, with companies in distress – exacting operations-wide change fast, and leaving the organization healthy, with manufacturing operations improved by 5 to 10 times and employees with a secure future.

2011 150

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold

Executive Career Brand

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold is a post from: Executive Career Brand. If you’re not working from research you’ve done on the needs and challenges of a short list of target employers, you can’t possibly create career marketing documents that will hit home with them. Remember that a resume is not meant to be a long document outlining every bit of your career history. Which brings me to “above the fold&# resume writing strategy.

2010 145

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

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? The true measure of your executive brand and promise of value to future employers is reflected in what those who know your work the best – co-workers, peers, top management, team members, customers, etc.

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. So to help you on your journey, here are some tips to consider as you make your attempt to switch careers at the executive level. Know the New Career Like You Know the Old One As an executive, you know how important it is to know your industry inside and out.

2009 122

Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Select an identity that best relates to your past experiences or future career direction. For example, being proficient in Microsoft Project can position a project manager as a candidate that gets the job done expeditiously and in turn saves time, money, and resources. Use accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven examples to support your strengths. Just like the resume, the pitch must include proof that you have successfully completed job relevant tasks.

2010 62

Could Your Executive Resume Actually Be Too Short?

Jennifer Anthony

Resume Writing – What Do Hiring Managers Look For in a Resume? Posted on November 5, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony Guest Article by: Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar Most job hunters remember the days of single-page resumes, when hiring professionals warned them that any document daring to breach this “rule&# would be quickly eliminated from consideration. Job seekers have more information than ever before to incorporate into an executive resume.

2009 100

Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

Career Realism

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2010 87

Know Your Value: Don't Undersell Yourself on Your Resume

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Many job seekers, especially those who don’t work at a job where metrics are directly involved with their role, will often fail to promote the difference they have made.

2010 58

Looking for a Sales Job? Deal With the Elephant in the Room.

Career Rocketeer

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2011 44

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY?

2010 87

14 Reasons I Won't Follow You On Twitter [Revisited]

Executive Career Brand

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? Working from a Twitter strategy will save you time and allow you to get the most value from it. But to some people, that’s an important metric, and that’s perfectly fine.

2010 214

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. I know that would make it impossible to do the list, but it should be kept in mind while planning a career. There are 5 management positions: 5 men.

2009 67