Dealing with Social Networking Burnout

Executive Career Brand

The more social networking commitments we have, the harder it is to balance them all and leverage each one well. Like many of my careers industry friends, I’ve drawn the line at Facebook. Here’s her 4-step plan to keep up with social media and get over overload.

How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career

The Undercover Recruiter

Traditional methods in searching for employment opportunities involved many time consuming consultations with CV agencies or browsing broadsheet newspapers… In 2014 the key method is social media. How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career.

showing up: gaining visibility with social networking

Threshold Consulting

Boldt: Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design (Arkana) Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More. Still, when a knowledgeable colleague asked about how to handle social networking decisions, I described my own journey from LinkedIn to Facebook and ultimately to Twitter. Decide on your objectives for using social networking sites.

2008 126

These 30 Social Networking Blunders Can Derail Your Job Search

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle “In this difficult job market, online networking is an important piece of the puzzle for workers wishing to build professional relationships, and ultimately, connect with their next great job,” said Liz Harvey, senior director of online products [.] Social Networking Sites for Job Search.

Social Media Strategy for Career Management

Position Ignition

Social media is impacting the world of work. It is here to stay, necessary and fundamental when it comes to managing your career. What is social media? Social media is about social science, not technology.

Social Networking Websites

Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Social Networking Websites These sites strive to bring people of similar interests together in a “meeting place” online. With social networking online, it becomes easier to visualize your personal network.

2008 52

How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market?

Executive Career Brand

The main reason is that sourcing and screening candidates online through social networks (especially LinkedIn) is more cost effective and less time-consuming than posting openings online and reviewing thousands of resumes, many of which are submitted by unqualified candidates.

2014 283

3 Ways To Make Your Online Networking Count

Executive Career Brand

The best way to land your next great-fit gig is networking – fortified by targeting and personal branding built around your value to target employers. Along with so many other aspects of executive job search in the digital age, networking has changed and expanded.

2016 170

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. More profile views means more people may be sending job leads your way, or otherwise help you with your job search and career.

2017 186

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: No Professional Photo

Executive Career Brand

Based on his career history, I knew my client had to be around 50. When I first viewed the LinkedIn profile of a recent client (a CFO job seeker), I knew something was fishy. A dashing 30-something man was smiling at me with perfect teeth, perfect hair, and a perfectly chiseled face.

2015 220

Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

My research and 25 years’ experience in the careers industry revealed that NOT having a cover letter may ruin your chances, but HAVING a strong cover letter will never hurt your chances. They come through networking into “ hidden” jobs at the companies and organizations you’re targeting.

Why You Need to Self-Google Once a Week

Executive Career Brand

Social proof. Social media engagement. Is your social media presence non-existent, dabbling, moderately active, or super-active? The vast majority of executive recruiters use social recruiting (social networks and social media) to source and assess talent.

2014 235

5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They’re often misguided about how to proceed, not knowing what specific steps they need to take to meet their career goals. That requires a marketing strategy and over-arching action plan to manage their time, relationships, and finances. all aided by a supportive network.

2015 213

Advance Your Career With A to Z Personal Branding

Executive Career Brand

N is for Network – Connect with professionals – and with a purpose. Personal branding is no longer optional in executive job search. Those who take the time to dig deep and differentiate the unique value they offer their target employers typically land faster.

2017 137

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. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. Develop a strategy and scripts to connect with people you don’t know, who will be important to network with.

2016 274

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Here are a few examples of good LinkedIn Professional Headlines: Senior Change Management Executive – Operational Excellence, Performance Management, Risk Mitigation, Compliance. Senior Technical Project Manager & Change Agent for Banking & Financial Services.

2017 210

Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Prevalent typos like “manger” for “manager” plague all of us, and should be forgiven, right? The “manger” for “manager” flub will pass right through Spell Check. It should read: Enterprise Architecture | Risk Management | IT SOX Compliance.

2016 232

Career Management Tips from Cube Rules: Introduction

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. This five-minute podcast talks about the type of career management tips you will hear about on the podcast series.

2008 130

C-suite Executives and Social Media: Are You Resistant or Engaged?

Executive Career Brand

The opportunity cost for executives who ignore social media is the loss of voice, and it enables others to shape the brand story and influence brand reputation. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

How to Network Into the Goldmine of Hidden Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

If you’re in any way involved in executive job search, I’m sure you’ve often heard and read that networking – face-to-face, on LinkedIn and elsewhere online – plays a key role in landing a good-fit gig. Most of my executive job-seeking clients understand the value of networking.

2017 131

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Online reputation management and online presence. LinkedIn is undeniably the executive job-seeker’s most important and powerful tool for online personal branding, networking and career management. Networking is the best way to land your next great gig.

2016 227

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Hiring managers and others at your target companies will check you out online, and they’ll see what you’ve put out there and judge you by it. Of the many missteps I see executives make with personal branding, their social media activity and online presence, these are the 3 most damaging ones.

30 Career Management Tips: Update your resume

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Hard to provide your manager a current resume if you don’t update it, right? The management challenge.

2007 130

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. Keep expanding your online footprint to build your personal brand and to provide social proof for those assessing you.

2017 213

Over 50? Is Personal Branding for Boomers, too?

Executive Career Brand

But, no matter what your age, personal branding plays a critical role in successful job-hunting, business management, and overall career health. If they’re embracing personal branding in their career marketing materials and job search, shouldn’t you do it too?

10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

Like it or not, getting involved with social media and building your personal brand online have become essential components of today’s job search. A single Internet destination for all your career and job search marketing materials is becoming a widely-used tactic.

2014 276

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. Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers.

2016 245

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

The vast majority of executive recruiters use social recruiting (social networks and social media) to source and assess top talent. 78% have made a hire through social media. What are executive recruiters looking for when social recruiting?

2013 198

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

They put up a bare-bones profile, maybe years ago, and rarely complete it, update it or take full advantage of all the networking and personal brand-reinforcing features LinkedIn offers. Your LinkedIn network gets an update about it, helping to keep you top of mind with them.

2017 215

Meeting Participation for Career Management

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Yet, participating in meetings is critical to your professional brand, visibility in the organization and networking.

2008 130

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

A few tips to modernize and optimize your resume, to show that you’re social media savvy and up to date with the digital age. Your other social media accounts in the contact information, if you’re active. How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume.

2017 196

30 Career Management Tips — Control Distractions

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Learning how to control or minimize distractions is critically important to getting things done in our career.

2007 130

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

Instead, create something like this: CEO, COO, President – Global Manufacturing Turnaround Management – Lean | JIT | Demand Flow Technology. Research shows that employers and hiring managers are more attracted to candidates within their own geographic area.

2017 130

How To Get Executive Recruiters’ Attention With The Right Email Messages

Executive Career Brand

The major piece in your job search strategy should be networking your way into the companies and organizations you’re targeting, so that you can tap into the goldmine of hidden jobs there. Avoid the typical emailing blunders too many executive job seekers make.

2017 188

30 Career Management Tips — find your mud

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. And it costs them in terms of their career and personal brand. Cube Rules: Career Management for Cubicle Warriors.

2007 130

5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. Find alumni on LinkedIn to connect and network with. Networking is by far the best way to land a new job.

2017 194

How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals. Which of your personal attributes have been most beneficial to you in your career?

2017 179

5 Career Management Practices for Cubicle Warriors

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. The consultant practices networking every day Communicating is done with their network of contacts every single workday.

2008 130

How to Network Your Way Into a Great-Fit Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

You’ll probably have to do a lot of networking to find and land your next gig. Then you’ll network your way into the companies you’ve targeted those job search marketing collaterals towards, whether or not they’ve posted openings for jobs you want. How to Build Your Executive Network.

2014 192

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search? Networking is the best way to land a job. These days, most of them are active on social media – LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Facebook, etc. – that is, networking?

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

2016 205

Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn, like all social media, is ever-changing to adapt to user needs, improve the user experience and, in this case, boost revenue for the site. Because LinkedIn is such a robust social network. I just completed updating my 3 executive job search ebooks.

2017 165

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Social Proof: Where Online Presence Meets Personal Branding.