How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. Here are some strategies I use to elevate my clients’ LinkedIn Summary section: As you’re compiling and writing this content, remember to pack in plenty of your relevant keywords and phrases, which you uncovered in researching your target employers. Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers.

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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. As they pull together information for their resume, they should keep in mind that they’ll need to spread this information out across their other career marketing communications – biography, case studies, other documents, LinkedIn profile and other online branding. My first encounter with prospective clients is typically through an email with their resume attached.

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Personal Branding, Resume or Job Search Targeting: Which Comes First?

Executive Career Brand

That strategy may have worked even a few years ago, but job search doesn’t work the same way now. 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 a resume and other career marketing materials, that will contain the right keywords and other information to hit home with them. Show them the money using branded, metrics-driven accomplishment statements.

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Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

than the ability to publish your career history online. The old fashioned strategy of mailing a hard copy of your resume with covering letter is a powerful NEW differentiating tactic to capture attention and perhaps an interview, because so few people do it any more. Demonstrate your good-fit qualities and strengths through clear examples of past contributions, with value-driven metrics.

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What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story?

Executive Career Brand

Then Use t he C-A-Rs (Challenge – Actions – Results) Strategy. But you can take storytelling a few steps further, beyond the metrics-driven accomplishments the C-A-Rs method is designed to elicit. Here are some questions to prompt career brand stories around your personality and attributes. What are 2 or 3 defining moments for you as your career progressed? What 1 or 2 things are you most proud of accomplishing in your career?

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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. I’ve covered many insider strategies you may not read about elsewhere. A kitchen sink executive resume is the repository for ALL your career experience, skills, achievements, metrics, and qualifications. Dealing with gaps on your resume and other career marketing communications.

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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. Career marketing will always be about aligning your qualifications, skills and personal traits with your target employers’ needs. Is the Executive Resume Dead or Dying?

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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. Consider what Tom Peters, a business management guru credited with inventing personal branding 20 years ago, said in his article “ The Brand Called You “: “You’re branded, branded, branded, branded. ” His advice perfectly applies to job search and career management.

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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. A great strategy for gaining the confidence of the hiring manager is to prove your value-add through supervisor, client, and vendor testimonials. Manage Your Finances.

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. 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. How to Write a C-level Executive Career Brand Biography.

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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.

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How to Get More Than the Average 2.9% Salary Increase in 2017

Career Solvers

Keep track of all the projects you manage. Quantify your accomplishments with dollars, percentages, and other appropriate metrics. An alternative strategy is to become a subject matter expert in one specific aspect of the job so you are seen as the “go-to-guy” for a particular type of information. According to the 2016/2017 Mercer US Compensation Planning Survey, the average salary increase budget is expected to be 2.9%

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How to Get More Than the Average 2.9% Salary Raise Predicted for 2016

Career Solvers

Flat budgets have created more reliance on other reward methods like developing career opportunities and creating meaningful work experiences. Keep track of all the projects you manage. Quantify your accomplishments with dollars, percentages, and other appropriate metrics. An alternative strategy is to become a subject matter expert in one specific aspect of the job so you are seen as the “go-to-guy” for a particular type of information.

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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. A good strategy is to marry a strength with a specific example to prove that you are accomplished at what you do.

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Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

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. In order to make a lateral move to another career, you’ll need to get to know the new career just as well as you know the old one, including the customers, products, metrics and process, among other aspects.

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Could Your Executive Resume Actually Be Too Short?

Jennifer Anthony

Resume Writing – What Do Hiring Managers Look For in a Resume? He wanted to go after sales positions both inside and outside his industry, and possessed a solid history of wealth management experience, sales awards, and business-to-business relationship-building skills. His resume didn’t even do him the honor of providing metrics on his revenue performance, nor did it spell out how his career progression was tied to his ultimate goal, which was Vice President of Sales.

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How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

Executive Career Services Samples - Executive Resume and Biography Targeted Company and Industry Research for Executive Job Search Best of About Meg Master Resume Writer Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist Publications Testimonials Contact How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations by Meg Guiseppi on July 23, 2010 · 7 comments Why are LinkedIn recommendations so important? Two bonuses when you use this strategy: 1.

4 Things To Add To Your ‘Top 10? Accomplishments List

Career Realism

In my career as a marketer, I have had the good fortune to advise businesses on developing their brand and go-to-market strategies. In personal branding, your boss or hiring manager doesn’t care about the “responsibilities” you have at work. We are too busy working to manage our careers in an active way. Here’s my point of view: Look at your career to date and examine four specific things: 1. Many times, braggable moments come with metrics or stats.

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.

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Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

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

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

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

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Job Search / Looking for a Sales Job? Metrics are key!

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

Executive Career Brand

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. Everyone has their own purpose for tweeting, and they leverage different kinds of strategies. Speaking of strategy, you may find a post of mine useful, Twitter Personal Branding Strategy — The Beauty of a Re-Tweet — [link].

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

Penelope Trunk

Many smaller employers may not offer the benefits of the big boys but can give you tremendous experience and responsibility right at the beginning of your career. I know that would make it impossible to do the list, but it should be kept in mind while planning a career. The post that had me recoiling in disgust was one about managing women in their 50's. Both aim to empower but, the metrics, method and, scope of success are quite different.

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Frugality is a career tool Posted to: Money February 1st, 2010 Del.icio.us What I have spent money on was always intended to help me with my career. I am convinced that frugality is a key quality for a successful career. Here is why frugality helps your career: 1. My friends would say there’s a compromise: You don't need to invest everything in your career.

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

His book, Create Your Own Economy , is about how the information flow of the Internet allows us to manage our careers differently than before. You could even say we're all studies in the use of various strategies to become happy, some far more successful than others. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness?

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