10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it. Resumes still matter, but they are not your primary tool for the job search anymore. Too many job seekers move from job to job.

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Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

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Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Her company publishes resources for job seekers and help career professionals who advise them. Do you need coaching or instruction? Job Search

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How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search

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Optimizing your web content is imperative to be found by search engines for exposure. We talked about branding your blog, the look, and people who are searching for solutions. Do you need coaching or instruction? Do you need coaching or instruction?

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The Basics of Using Job Search Apps

Competitive Resumes

For this show, we have looked at a job search app and decided to give an overview of what to expect using it, and give some thoughts to consider it as part of your job search. Have you used a job search app yet? There’s no way to skip that process to search.

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How Volunteering Adds Value to Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

I also continued volunteering for the “Aim to Work” Job Lab. For this show, I wanted to share a podcast interview as a guest on “ Find Your Dream Job ” podcast hosted by Mac Pritchard! Brings confidence and hope to discouraged job seekers.

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What to Do When Your Job Search Efforts Don’t Work

Competitive Resumes

Today’s job search requires you to keep both hands on the wheel. My friend, Hannah Morgan, is back to talk what is not working in your job search. We discuss her article from last fall and recently on her blog and solutions to help your job search efforts.

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6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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5 Secrets To Staying Upbeat In A Job Search

Career Realism

5 Secrets To Staying Upbeat In A Job Search. Let’s say you’ve decided you just might possibly (maybe) want to look for a new job. I’ll have my dream job in no time!”. I’m the best person I know for that job! Let’s face it: finding a job is work.

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How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search

Career Realism

How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search. There is little getting around the fact that job search can be a soul-sucking process that eats at your self-esteem and sense of worth. Related: 5 Tips To Stay Positive And Motivated While Job Searching.

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3 Reasons Networking Is A Job Search Priority

Career Realism

3 Reasons Networking Is A Job Search Priority. One of the most common complaints I hear from job seekers today is they hate networking. They say to me, “I know 80% of jobs are gotten by networking, but I just hate begging people for a job.”

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5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search. Job search taking way too long? Related: 3 Signs You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search. Here Are 5 Big Reasons For Extended Job Search Times: 1. A polished elevator pitch is a powerful job search tool.

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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.

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How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday. Maggie Graham | Coach.

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Have You Ever Worked with a Career Coach?

WorkAlpha

I received a phone call from someone asking me whether I’m a career coach or a career counselor. But that caller was not in the minority, because almost everyone uses the two terms […] The post Have You Ever Worked with a Career Coach? Job Search Career Coaching Job Search Tips I reversed the question to see whether the caller knows the distinction between the two terms. As expected, the caller did not.

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search. For the job search, social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more) has become almost as common and expected as the resume. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search.

Get Ready for an Agile Job Search with Nissar Ahamed

Competitive Resumes

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is likely to give your job search a boost. He had to learn everything and solely relied on job boards, had to learn to write resumes and adjust on the fly.

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3 Reasons LinkedIn Is Crucial During Your Job Search

Career Realism

I recently offered a presentation to a group of about 50 mid-career job seekers on the topic of social media usage while job hunting. I offer a workshop on how to use LinkedIn during one’s job search.). 5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid.

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Online Executive Branding Advice From A Career Coach

Career Realism

Online Executive Branding Advice From A Career Coach. In the midst of a competitive job market, online branding is a very effective way for executives to convey to potential employers what is unique about them and what they bring to the table.

How to Use Blab or Periscope for Your Job Search

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Become an active participant to embellish your brand or as a strategic part of your job search. Jessica Miller-Merrell suggests that job seekers use it to connect with employers, share about your day, and even for informational interviews. Do you need coaching or instruction?I

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One Problem That Kills Your Job Search

Career Realism

One Problem That Kills Your Job Search. Related: 2 Odd Job Search Problems That Happen In January. Fear of not finding a job you like. For some reason, setting my iPhone timer is too hard for me, but tomato-timer gets the job done:)).

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5 Key Strategies For An Executive Job Search

Career Realism

Are you in the market for an executive job? No matter where you are in the world or what industry you’re in, VP, Director, Executive, and C-level job searching all require a high level of skill—not just in the job you do, but in the way you find jobs, get interviews, and get hired.

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Is Your Past Boss An Overlooked Job Search Resource?

Career Realism

Is Your Past Boss An Overlooked Job Search Resource? Does the thought of calling your previous boss to help with your job search make you cringe just a little? I’ve had people that I fired that I would recommend for a different kind of job than the one I fired them from.

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Shave Time Off Your Job Search By Being A Smart Shopper

Career Realism

Shave Time Off Your Job Search By Being A Smart Shopper. Earlier today, I was speaking with a client who is finishing her bachelor’s degree and preparing to begin her job search. Related: How To Approach Your Job Search Differently.

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Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for. But is that where you need to be to get a job?

Think Like a Consultant: Win at Today’s Job Search

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And what does it have to do with finding a new job? Instead, find work during your job search by leveraging the mindset of a consultant. That’s right: be a consultant, not a job seeker. It is a current state report to help you sound more impressive than any job seeker can.

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3 Questions To Ask If Your Job Search Is Failing

Career Realism

When you receive yet another rejection notice (or worse, deafening silence) in response to your submissions, it’s helpful to take a big picture view of your search. RELATED : Need help with your job search? How many hours are you spending on your job search?

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Fall Fashion Advice and the Usefulness of Path Source’s Job Search App

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The second segment features Aaron Michel, co-founder of Path Source home of the job search app of the same name which helps you track your career interests, provides tools for you to find the career and resources for your job search. Do you need coaching or instruction?I

2 Odd Job Search Problems That Happen In January

Career Realism

2 Odd Job Search Problems That Happen In January. It’s probably time to get a new job, no? But here’s the problem: Most people who make sweeping resolutions that “THIS IS THE YEAR OF THE DREAM JOB, SERIOUSLY. Or alternatively: “That job is so GREAT.

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5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

RELATED : Need job search tips? What I have found is that as experienced, competent and even innovative as executives are in the job, there’s a lot you typically don’t know about getting a job, especially one that fits you and offers you what you deserve.

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The Best Free Job Search Apps

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Looking for a new job? In fact there are many free apps for your smartphone or iPad that can help you be as efficient as possible with your job search when you're away from your computer. If you're using Twitter during your job search (as you should be!)

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Career Management for a Winning Job Search Strategy

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You will clearly hear someone who is now an advocate for job seekers want you to know how to prepare for the job search. What is the toughest part of your job search? Don’t stop pursuing the job after the interview has ended.

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Working with a Career Coach

Careers Done Write

Despite a lifetime of earnings and ongoing job satisfaction on the line, many forge ahead without assistance from a professional career coach. A career coach can be of significant value. Many have not engaged a coach simply because they are not familiar with the process.

3 Reasons Coaching Can Improve Your Career

Professional Resume Services

You could think that since you have been in the workforce for years, you don’t need a coach. But isn’t that kind of like saying that a professional athlete doesn’t need a coach because they have been competing for years? A coach sees stuff you can’t see.

Top 8 Job Search Trends For 2015

Career Realism

Drawing key evidence from William Arruda’s Personal Branding Trends for 2015 and LinkedIn’s US Recruiting Trends: 3 Must-Know Talent Acquisition Trends for 2015 , here are eight critical job search trends you will want to leverage to maximize your career this year. Job Search

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Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) and those born post 2000 know that using social media is a given when they embark upon a job search. RELATED: Need some job search advice? Don’t waste space with your current job title.

B.S. Incorporated Will Make You Serious About Your Job Search and Career

Competitive Resumes

Finally, I read a job search and career book with the mission to entertain while making serious points. Much of what NOT to do in your job search and workplace is in the book, B.S. Jennifer shared a story of a job candidate who hurt his/her chances of getting hired.

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Are You Too Picky In Your Job Search?

Career Realism

A client recently connected with me because he’s finding himself cast adrift in his job search. RELATED : Need some job search advice? Write down your responses to these questions and use them to steer your search. 3 Great Activities To Keep Your Job Search Moving.

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Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know

Career Realism

Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know. You may be well-educated, incredibly talented and imminently qualified for the job, but you aren’t getting the interviews you want. Correct the mistakes and watch your job search activity pick up speed.

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How To Safely Job Search On LinkedIn

Resume Writing

Want to job search on LinkedIn without making people cringe or report you as a stalker? By now you probably already know that LinkedIn has become a vital passageway to a new job. The post How To Safely Job Search On LinkedIn appeared first on Authentic Resume Branding.

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