Why Culture Fit Matters in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How to set the groundwork in executive job search to land a job that’s the right culture fit If you’ve read even a few of my blog posts about executive job search best practices, you know that the first steps to land an executive job that will be a mutual good fit are: 1.

2018 207

Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search. The post Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time appeared first on Master Executive Resume Writing Service.

2019 207

How to Create a Job Search Plan

Professional Resume Services

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of a job search is creating a comprehensive plan and sticking to it. Creating a job search plan you can stick with will help you not only efficiently land your next job, but also give you a higher likelihood of getting the job you actually want.

2018 192

Terrific Question for Assessing Culture in a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

In The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job , Grant says, Ask people to tell you a story about something that happened at their organization but wouldn’t elsewhere. A terrific question for cultural fit. If you have not articulated your values—what culture means for you—consider drawing a timeline of your career. (I I have more guidance in Manage Your Job Search , but the blog post is a good start.).

How To Revamp Your Job Search For The New Year

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re one of those women, saving more money may be changing your spending habits, but it might also take the form of a new job. January is usually considered one of the best months to look for a job. Refocus your search. What kind of company culture is right for?

2019 190

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

2018 216

The 5 Most Effective Job Search Strategies

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a new job doesn’t have to be as difficult as some people make it. Although it may seem like staying at your current job is easier than looking for another one, you owe it to yourself to continue to seek new opportunities and develop throughout your career.

2015 256

Job Search News, October 13, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! Well this video suggests it would improve workplace culture. What’s hot in job search? Research culture! Many job seekers ignore researching an employer. job search news Job Searc

2017 130

Job Search in 2017 is Marketing, PR, and Schmoozing

Competitive Resumes

There is a case for running your job search like a political campaign. There is a lot of communication to clarify your position, show the relevance of your experience, and show you can do a great job. All three reasons are much harder than just applying to jobs online.

2017 181

3 Ways to Prepare for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Too many executives today aren’t getting the results they expected as they go through their job search. Most of those times, the job seeker either didn’t prepare enough or prepared the wrong ways. Take note of the culture, the qualities, skill sets required and more.

2018 152

Facebook: Please Create a Job Search Mobile App

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers are active here as well – not all, but many of them. And we’ve all heard you are the next place to look for a new job, that you may be even better than a job board. I bet you would make an excellent job search app.

2017 130

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.

2016 207

Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? Then, you review your current job. You see how well your current job matches what you want. If you are stuck in jobs that don’t fit for you, and you have not tried the career timeline activity, which includes looking at your values and culture in Manage Your Job Search , do that. You need a job (and a career) that fits your values.

2014 124

Great Review of Manage Your Job Search

Hiring Technical People

I spoke about hiring for cultural fit at Communitech in Waterloo, CA earlier this year. She wrote a terrific book about knowing your value, Be the Smart Girl: Money and Your Value: Navigating the world of part-time and summer jobs for girls 12 to 17.). She wrote a review of Manage Your Job Search at How to ease the pain of your job search and thrive. Agile Job Search HTP kanban Manage Your Job Search

2015 146

Are You Prepared for an Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

One of the worst things anyone can do when searching for a new job is sending in resumes randomly. Not only will the chances of landing an interview at one of those companies be very low, but it’s only going to prolong the job search process.

2018 137

7 Things That May Surprise About The Job Search Process

Career Realism

Unless you've been really lucky, you've probably discovered this simple fact about the job search process: It's not easy. By the time you achieve the ultimate victory — earning your dream job — you're probably ready for a nap. There Are Many Ways To Find A Job via GIPHY Wow!

2019 83

How To Connect With Potential Employers During Your Job Search

Career Realism

It's hard to be passionate about a job when you have no connection to the company. How do you show enthusiasm in your cover letter and job interview if you don't absolutely love what you'd be doing, or where you'd be doing it? In other words, would you be a good cultural fit?

2019 78

How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview

Cube Rules

The post How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search corporate culture job interviewFinding a work environment that you enjoy participating in every day isn’t necessarily an easy task.

Job Search Trap: Spray-and-Pray

Hiring Technical People

In Manage Your Job Search , I discuss a number of traps. You are not perfect for every job. This is why I suggest you think about your career timeline first, and decide on the culture you want in an organization before you decide on your target market. I have suggestions for how to network in Manage Your Job Search (yes, more than what is on this blog right now). If you have fewer, you are in danger of not finding a job in a reasonable amount of time.

2014 174

The Ultimate Job Search Survival Guide for Women Executives

Professional Resume Services

However, the job search for women is still difficult, so here are some tips to consider. There are many different career websites specifically for women looking for jobs. Check The Culture of Companies You Apply To.

2017 148

Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? Then, you review your current job. You see how well your current job matches what you want. If you are stuck in jobs that don’t fit for you, and you have not tried the career timeline activity, which includes looking at your values and culture in Manage Your Job Search , do that. You need a job (and a career) that fits your values.

2014 100

Crafting an Action Plan for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

You never want to start your job search without a solid plan. These four tips can help guide you toward job search success! An executive job search is often an arduous journey, which can take up to several months to complete. Determine Your Search Strategy.

2017 141

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You may figure that connecting with a few executive recruiters is the only other thing you’ll need to do to make that job come to you. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

2011 210

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

Executive Career Brand

It may seem obvious that the first thing to do, when you’re about to start an executive job search, is locate, dust off, and update your resume. In my experience, many executive job seekers do just that. In all likelihood, you’ll be facing a protracted job search.

2014 219

Why You Need Both Personal SEO and Personal Branding During an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Getting discovered online is a critical component of any job search. In fact, the best executive resume writers will sometimes tailor your resume to incorporate more SEO (search engine optimization) terms to help your name show up more frequently in search results.

2018 145

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand. For a successful executive job search campaign, plan to spend some time researching – unless you already have plenty of in depth company and industry information. Google Search.

2011 222

Don’t Give Up Your Job Search In December

Professional Resume Services

The holidays are a hard time to be looking for a job, aren’t they? The added pressure to spend money when you don’t have regular income is stressful, and the cultural expectation to have a good time when you are worried about the future is a double whammy.

2013 180

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.

2013 192

How to Boost Your Self Confidence During a Job Search

Life@work

It's ironic when during a job search, just at the time when you need to feel your most confident, you're feeling your most deflated. Earlier this year I met with a client who had been searching for a new job for over five months.

2011 248

7 Things To Do To Get Ready For Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

If your goal is to get a new job this year, here are seven things you need to do to prepare yourself for your job search. While ideally your résumé is customized for a specific job, having an up-to-date résumé targeted for a specific “type” of position is the next best thing.

2015 265

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I’ll talk about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and.

2014 256

How Kaizen Can Help Your Job Search

Life@work

It's tempting to take a "weekend warrior" approach to a job search in hopes that going all-out in a sprint will let us be done with it already. A continuous improvement, or kaizen , approach to your job search ensures you build momentum without burning out.

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Aside from your LinkedIn profile – if you have one – how many relevant search results will executive recruiters and hiring decision makers find when they Google “your name”? Best of Blogging Your Personal Brand for C-level Executive Jobs.

2013 184

4 Tips to Help You Research a Company’s Culture Fit

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While the ‘culture fit’ topic in job search is important, many job seekers avoid it because of angst to simply find a job – ANY job! So, how can the average job seeker in today’s tougher-than-nails economy balance ‘fit’ with their desire and need to quickly land a job? The post 4 Tips to Help You Research a Company’s Culture Fit appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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

Competitive Resumes

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.

2016 142

Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. Loose connections will say, “Oh, I heard about that developer job (or tester job or project manager job or engineering job or whatever job) in that company last week. ” You can search job boards.

2014 140

Job Search Trap: I Can Do Other Things Before My Job Hunt

Hiring Technical People

As I give my talks about Manage Your Job Search , I ask people, “What traps have you noticed in your job search?” And, it’s probably you , not your spouse, which reduces your available job-hunting time. A job, a good job that will make you feel great about going into work every day. How will you get that job? By knowing what your purpose is, by know what culture you need. I suggest you focus on your job search.

2014 184

Twin Twitter Executive Job Search Tips

Executive Career Brand

Twin Twitter Executive Job Search Tips is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You’ve got a good handle on today’s executive job search. You know what you need to do to land your next job, and you’ve set about doing it.

A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story

Workology

When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume.

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. Image: Got a Job Tamra.

2016 192

Executive Job Search– Not For The Faint Of Heart

Professional Resume Services

Searching for executive jobs in today’s world can be tougher than ever. It’s imperative that executive-level job seekers stand out from their competition and prove to their potential employer that they offer a high return on investment.

2014 167

Instagram & Your Job Search: Answering Your Top Questions

Careers Done Write

Does the thought of using Instagram for your job search seem ridiculous? Instagram is yet another way to leverage social media to enhance your professional brand and accelerate your job search. You can search for companies by name or a product brand.

2015 204

Three Interview Questions That Don’t Gauge Cultural Fit

Hiring Technical People

Oh, maybe we do have questions that address cultural fit. Let’s review what corporate culture is: how people treat each other, what’s rewarded, and what’s okay to discuss. Do the questions address how a person can do the job at work? I know basket weaving isn’t part of the job, but it’s the learning part I wanted to highlight. None of those things are related to your ability to do the job.