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Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. The reality is that plenty of people will be expecting a cover letter (or covering email message), and favor candidates with well-written ones that convey personality.

Cover Letter Debate: Are They Necessary in Executive Job Search?

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?

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Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’re seeking an executive-level position and you’re not on social media, you need to be. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. How Do Employers Use Social Media?

3 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Interview

Career Alley

When I started to job search in college I knew I needed to have my resume and portfolio in perfect condition. What I didn’t realize is that it’s not uncommon for an employer to do a Google search of a candidate before they even look at the applicant’s resume.

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search. I guess no one is really ready for a job-hunt until they’re forced into it, but I’ve found that many new job seekers dive in before understanding how today’s executive job search works.

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10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with haven’t faced a job search in 5, 10 or even 15 years or more. If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process.

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Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Hannah is a nationally recognized author and speaker on all things job search, with a weekly column in U.S.

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. What’s wrong with job boards?

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Cover Letter Your Way to an Internship or First Job

Workology

Do you dread writing a cover letter? You shouldn’t be applying to fifty jobs using fifty standard cover letters. Instead narrow your focus on the best internship and job opportunities for you. Customize Your Letter.

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. So, we’re agreed that it’s worth your time to write a cover letter to accompany your resume (see Why Cover Letters Count ). Now you’re facing the daunting task of making your cover letter worth reading.

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates. Step one in job search is targeting.

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. whether or not they must keep their search confidential because they’re currently employed.

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5 Secrets to Building the Perfect Resume & Cover Letter

Workology

Build your perfect resume in 5 minutes. Check out their wide selection of templates to create the perfect customized online resume. . Assuming that every employee that applies for a job is imminently qualified – and many often are – the thing that will set you apart and get a chance to tell your story in person is a set of personalized marketing material. What is mean by that is the perfect resume. A recruiter spends on average 6 seconds reviewing a resume.

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

This means that the next time you apply for a job or look for a new client, the odds are nearly 50/50 that the person whom you need to impress will look you up on Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or Twitter. But I’m not looking for a job,” you might be thinking.

10 of the Worst Executive Job Search Email Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In job search, that email message will probably be sent to someone who can help (or hinder) you in reaching your career goals. Emailing is an integral part of job search communications. Do I Really Need a Cover Letter for My Executive Resume?

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If All Else Fails in Executive Job Search, Read the Directions

Executive Career Brand

The same holds true for executive job search. If you haven’t been in a job search for, say, 5 years or more, you probably don’t have an overall understanding of how it works today. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search.

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Social Media Spins Too Fast

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?

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

Executive Career Brand

I hope it goes without saying that typos, misspellings and grammatical errors in your job search personal marketing materials (LinkedIn profile, resume, biography, etc.) People assume they’ll be better communicators and leaders on the job.

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Seeking a Social Media Internship This Summer?

Ms. Career Girl

I received this info last week from InternMatch , “an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers” and wanted to share it with those of you looking for a Social Media Internship this summer. Homepage Features Job Search

Using Social Media to Get Hired?

Resume Bear

If you’re not using social media to help you land your next job, you’re not getting on the radar of recruiters and hiring managers. It’s becoming the new job search secret — 37 percent of employers currently use social media to research job candidates, and an additional 11 percent plan to start doing this in the future. Since it focuses on your professional history, it’s a live resume that many people see.

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Executive job search in general.

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How Can Job Seekers Improve Their Social Media Presence?

The Undercover Recruiter

When most people apply for a new job, their main interest is to complete the perfect resume and cover letter. Some of them pay attention to the LinkedIn profile, and that’s where their focus on social media stops.

Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Resume

Career Realism

You've identified an amazing job opportunity and decided to apply for it. Your resume has been updated and the cover letter is written, everything seems to be in order. Depending by how active you are on social media, you may want to take some time to review your activity.

How Much Social Media Is Enough?

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?

Social Media: Never on Sunday?

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?

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line.

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3 Executive Job Search Email Misconceptions

Executive Career Brand

More About Emailing and Executive Job Search. When Job Search Email Goes Missing. 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success. 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success. Personal SEO in Executive Job Search: What’s in a Name?

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5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

Executive Career Brand

In job search, there are many potential pitfalls that sabotage or prolong the search. Here are 5 challenges facing many executive job seekers, and ways to overcome them: 1. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

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How Technology Can Improve Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Resumes and cover letters are made better with technology. This goes not only for casual conversation, such as through social media, but through the way customers and businesses interact and even how people seek out jobs. Social Media.

Hot Button Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

Because today’s executive job search doesn’t look or work the way it did even 5 or so years ago, I advise executive job seekers to first learn about the new executive job search landscape , before diving in. Executive Resume FAQs.

2016 137

5 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Whether you foresee a layoff coming, have decided to move to another company, or you’re pursuing a career transition, chances are you’ll be conducting a stealth job search. You want to hang on to your existing job, while you’re looking for another one.

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5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Landing a great-fit executive job today – that is, one that mutually benefits both you, the job seeker, and the employer – does not work the way it did even a few years ago. Personal marketing content creation (resume, bio, LinkedIn profile, etc.).

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Social Media Week in NYC: Breaking Down the #smw140resume Event

Workology

Social Media Week 2013 Talks Twitter for the Job Search. What a lineup of organizations … all on one stage to serve up some job hunting advice with a twist of social media. How Should You Use Twitter and THE 140 CHARACTER RESUME?

NEW BOOK! 20 Little-Known, Insider Tips to Accelerate Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Is your executive job search taking too long? If you answered “Yes” to both questions, it’s time to turbo-charge your search with the advice in my new ebook: 20 Little-Known, Insider Tips to Accelerate Your Executive Job Search.

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Serenity Now! Simplify Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How much do you really know about today’s executive job search? Do you know which comes first – resume writing, personal branding or targeting ? It’s a given that job-hunting these days is a complicated process. Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers.

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6 Executive Job Search Email Content Blunders

Executive Career Brand

Think of an email message in the same way you would a snail-mailed job search (or business) letter. Having a solid command of the English language will be important for most any job you may be seeking. These will typically be career documents (resume, biography, etc.).

2016 143

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. A good-looking, well-written resume used to be king and, along with a strong network, just about all an executive needed to land a job. A great resume alone doesn’t cut it any more.

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The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

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How to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

If you are ready to begin the search for a great job, chances are you have a lot on your mind! You have to get your resume up to date and impressive , create the perfect cover letter , find out who is hiring and prepare for those tough interview questions.

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search?

10 Social Media Mistakes To Avoid During Your Job Search

Tim's Strategy

By this time, we should know that wild party photos are not really suitable for posting online during a job search. Beware of these mistakes in using social media during your job search. Doing these things may really halt our job search.

Updated for 2016: 101+ Top Holiday Job Search Tips eBook

Executive Career Brand

Yes, the holidays are one of the BEST times to land a job, or make strides toward landing first thing in the New Year. mostly because so many job seekers think it’s one of the WORST times. If you job hunt during the holiday season, you’ll have much less competition.

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