Polish the Process


Cutting edge, risky work loses companies millions of dollars. But it also earns companies millions of dollars, hits homeruns, and finds the perfect chemical balance. Sometimes, repetition brings out the best and allows you to polish the process.

2011 119

Mastering The Job Search Process


Social networking websites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook are great places to meet people who share similar interests or who work in the same industry. Having a strong resume is a vital part of the job search process. Research the company and practice answering potential interview questions. The more information you have on the company the more prepared you will be to answer any tough questions that come your way.

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. Company names = 100.

2017 227

How to rethink the job search process

Career Brander

If highly successful marketing and sales people are mapping their selling process to their prospects buying process, shouldn’t job seekers map their search process to a company’s hiring process? When corporate management considers the need for a new position, there is a clear decision process framework. As a job candidate, most people wait for the process to reach the last stage or “the job to be listed”.

2013 113

Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

Once again LinkedIn comes to the rescue by offering several ways and places to post your comments on relevant topics. A word of caution: NEVER post snarky comments on LinkedIn , or anywhere else. LinkedIn Group Discussions. LinkedIn Pulse Articles.

2016 217

How to Rock Your Linkedin Profile in 8 Steps

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Rock Your Linkedin Profile in 8 Steps appeared first on Ms. In the professional aspect, you are either on LinkedIn or you don’t exist. LinkedIn has also caused a huge shift in the recruitment process. find YOU on LinkedIn.

2016 206

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Apply to positions using just the LinkedIn profile.

2016 211

The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. He had never been a Director or VP, yet the writer he hired to create his LinkedIn profile and resume had used both phrases in his headlines.

2017 188

3 Signs It’s Time to Pivot Your Hiring Process


Hiring is complex, which is why companies spend so much time creating an efficient, repeatable process for it. But how do you know when your current recruiting process needs an update or complete overhaul? Below are three indicators that it’s time to pivot your hiring process. Companies experience turnover for numerous reasons: lack of growth, poor management, better pay. When companies stop innovating, they fall behind.

2015 105

6 Ways to Own the Job Search Process and Kill the Game in Five Years

Competitive Resumes

Companies worldwide will modify the way they do business more quickly and frequently. Linkedin makes creating content easy and clean. Have you thought about how you’ll remain engaged in the job search even if you love your current gig?

2017 197

Clean up Your LinkedIn Profile This Summer With These Tips!

Professional Resume Services

While most companies are hiring professionals and executives throughout the year, the summer months tend to be a little slower. With people taking time off to go on vacation and spending time away from the office, the hiring process takes a little longer than usual.

2017 151

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

Today’s modern job search is about standing out, and not complying with old processes where you appear as one of the crowd. Today’s job search requires a little disruption, and following the job application process is hard. Linkedin. An online job application is yesterday’s tool.

Trust the Process

Learning Voyager

The answer is, once having set a goal, set it aside, and focus on the process you will use to accomplish it! This has long been known in the field of sports, where the savviest of coaches will focus on practice and process, convinced that such will lead to winning. The process is your plan of action. Keeping the KISS Principle in mind, here are two questions for a simple approach to process: What will I do each day to reach my goal? But the process is the key.

2018 40

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. 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Hunting Easier. Save a copy of your LinkedIn profile.

2017 188

What Not to Do With Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development is essential to your success. Setting up a LinkedIn profile can be just as tough as putting together the right resume, especially if you aren’t particularly savvy with the Internet. Don’t Confuse LinkedIn with Facebook.

2016 202

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. Here are some tips to consider when creating or updating your LinkedIn profile.

Why Shouldn’t You Treat Your LinkedIn Profile in Quite the Same Way as Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Your resume and LinkedIn profile should never be one and the same! Professional Resume Services can show you a better way to use LinkedIn. When you’ve finally got it just how you want it, you may be tempted to copy and paste the information into your LinkedIn profile.

2016 219

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. First of all, lose the mindset that LinkedIn is an online resume.

2014 242

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. By ACTIVELY using LinkedIn to stay top-of-mind with people and draw new people to you.

2017 192

Give To Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

or their LinkedIn profile. Why are LinkedIn Recommendations So Important? Executive recruiters and hiring professionals routinely source talent through LinkedIn. What Are the Best LinkedIn Recommendations? In what ways did I add value to the team and to the company?

How to Ace the Marathon Interview Process


Find out anything you can about them on LinkedIn , the company website, or other networking sites. Build on your increasing knowledge of the company to add whatever new elements you can. With some preparation and a positive mindset, you can ace the process!

2010 196

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. LinkedIn, the social networking website geared toward professionals and job-seekers, is the perfect place to hone your targeted approach to job searching. Learn How to Use LinkedIn and Soon You'll be Writing.

2016 193

3 LinkedIn Job Search Basics For Targeting Companies


So you’ve set up your LinkedIn account, you’ve connected with key people, you’ve even commented on a few discussions? But what should you actually be doing that can help you land a job via LinkedIn? Well, LinkedIn can help solve these niggling issues.

2014 96

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks? I’ve even had quite a few men connect with me who treated LinkedIn like a dating site.

2017 164

The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

FlexJobs has just released its annual list of the 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs , a list of companies that have offered the most remote job listings over the last year. Research the companies offering the most remote jobs. More people are working from home than ever before.

2018 159

What Companies Can Learn From the College Admissions Process

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, April 12th, 2010 What Companies Can Learn From the College Admissions Process I recently spent two weeks touring college campuses with my daughter. There is good and bad in every process.

2010 65

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors. It helps recruiters and hiring decision makers at the companies you’re targeting determine what makes you a good?fit

Why is the Hiring Process So Slow?

Evil HR Lady

After all, you simply tell your employees that you’re hiring and post the job on your company’s websites. Within minutes LinkedIn is buzzing with all that networking and your company’s servers are being overwhelmed with hundreds of applicants. So, Why is the Hiring Process So Slow You would think that with unemployment being so high that hiring would be super easy.

2011 130

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. LinkedIn is one of the last of the big social media platforms to join the hashtag party, although they briefly toyed with them in 2013. As of September 2016, hashtags are back on LinkedIn, maybe for good.

2017 145

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. Then, a savvy colleague told me I had to be on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups.

2017 172

LinkedIn Profile for College Students 2014


College students and new grads are the fastest growing demographic on LinkedIn. It makes sense because students now know that they need to be active on LinkedIn to create an impressive digital presence and to find internships and first jobs.

2014 147

What To Say When Connecting On LinkedIn

Career Realism

What To Say When Connecting On LinkedIn. Related: 3 Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Headline. Here are tips on how to approach people you don’t know, or don’t know very well, and what you can say to get them to connect with you on LinkedIn: 1.

2016 104

The 3 Most Important LinkedIn Profile SEO Places for Relevant Keywords

Executive Career Brand

How do executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at your target companies find good-fit candidates like you? They go to the LinkedIn search engine and type in various relevant keywords and phrases that match the qualifications they’re seeking. LinkedIn Name Field.

2014 280

The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist

Career Realism

million groups, and 77% of all published jobs, it’s easy to understand why LinkedIn is the #1 social networking site for professionals. Do you also know that it has generated more than 1 billion endorsements and that 48% of recruiters post their jobs on LinkedIn and nowhere else?

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

Take Advantage of the New LinkedIn User Interface To Draw More People To Your Profile. Have you taken a close look at what’s happened to the very top section of your LinkedIn profile, with the latest User Interface? How’s the New LinkedIn Different From the Old One?

2017 130

Ep. 36 – How to Centralize Recruiting Processes with Raj Sheth


With so many different HR technology products and options for all size businesses, it’s realistic for HR and recruiting teams to have multiple tools, tech and resources at their fingertips to drive a well-thought out recruiting process especially now in the small to mid sized markets. As more HR and recruiting technology companies have entered the space, there are more options than ever for every type of recruiter, company and industry.

2015 100

Don’t Be A Jerk On Linkedin

Tim's Strategy

Every once in a while I have an interaction on LinkedIn that I simply can’t explain. I wanted to meet someone on LinkedIn to ask them a question about a new project I’m working on. This person does business development for his company. Do you smell something?

What to Avoid on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

If you’re not using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to help you find a job, you’re missing the boat. companies by Jobvite, 89 percent plan to recruit through social media this year, up from 83 percent in 2010. But if you feel like you have to pick just one, make it LinkedIn.

Using LinkedIn: A Few Simple Reminders

Tim's Strategy

This week I was reminded of the simplicity of LinkedIn’s basic functionality. We get caught up in perfect profiles, keyword writing, collecting badges (too many groups, too many connections) and using LinkedIn as a place for promotion. Join LinkedIn.

Using LinkedIn to Enhance Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

While LinkedIn has become extremely popular with businesses and companies, it still seems to be lagging a bit when it comes to those seeking jobs. Many company hiring managers check LinkedIn before looking anywhere else for new employees.

Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?

The Undercover Recruiter

Sure recruitment companies can help you out depending on your career choice. LinkedIn is a hugely popular social media site, with over 150 million users and counting. But it’s now possible to take your job search online, and search for employment via LinkedIn.

Why is the Hiring Process So Slow?

Evil HR Lady

After all, you simply tell your employees that you’re hiring and post the job on your company’s websites. Within minutes LinkedIn is buzzing with all that networking and your company’s servers are being overwhelmed with hundreds of applicants. So, Why is the Hiring Process So Slow You would think that with unemployment being so high that hiring would be super easy.

2011 100

How To Get a Direct, Secret Line to Executive Recruiters on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature allows you to share the specifics of your career goals – types of companies, roles you’re seeking, etc. Need help with personal branding, your LinkedIn profile, resume and biography, and getting your executive job search on track.

2017 151