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Crowdsourcing the Job Search with Social Media

Workology

But thankfully for Google+ and Chris’s post, I saw this great video and blog post from DJ Waldom (@djwaldom) and his Job Search Social Media Experiment , titled #projectawesome. Creative job search tactics have gotten good press since the recession in 2008.

15 HR & Recruiting Experts Share Social Media Job Search Tips #SXSW

Workology

Even in a healthy economy, qualified job seekers often struggle with reaching recruiters and human resource professionals due to in part to the increasing number of job applications from unqualified candidates. The average recruiter spends just 6 seconds viewing a resume and many job seekers get passed over because they didn’t fully articulate their skills and qualifications for the specific job opening. 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media.

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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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Using Social Media in Your Search for a Job: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Even during a recession, when the job market is particularly competitive, you can find work by seeking out, developing and cultivating job contacts. There are over 130 million blogs on Technorati and you can search through them to find people who work at your target companies.

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. QUIZ: Do You Have Social Media Career Power?

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. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with.

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Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

A Society for Human Resources survey reports that more employers have backed away from using social networking sites and search engines to screen employment applicants. Lack of job relatedness.

Social Media & Your Job Search: Act Like a Company, Not a Person.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.13.10] View Comments Social Media And Your Job Search: Act Like a Company A guest post by author and social media strategist Neal Schaffer You’re in transition. You, as a job seeker, are the same.

Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Some of them understand that, when recruiters and hiring managers source and assess talent, they’re more apt to reach out to candidates that have strong online presence. I’ve written two previous posts in this series of Executive Job Search FAQs: LinkedIn FAQs.

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. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2016 224

6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Why go to a job fair? jobs by.

2015 186

6 Shocking Job Search Statistics I’m Discussing at #SXSWI

Workology

Join Me at the 2016 SXSW Job Fair and Expo. On Sunday, March 13 from 11:00-12:00 PM CST I’ll be taking the stage with my speaking partner in crime Carlos Gil for our SXSW Job Expo Session, Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media.

2016 106

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. Traditionally, it’s been newspapers, industry publications, recruiters, and job boards that have provided the ‘lion’s share’ of new hires for employers.

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. Social recruiting is now the norm.

2017 136

Executive Job Search: How Blogging Makes You Smarter

Executive Career Brand

For years I’ve been recommending blogging to my job-seeking c-suite and senior-level executive clients, to help them become highly visible, build credibility as industry thought leaders, and showcase their unique value to target employers (i.e.,

2013 204

How to Recruit & Source Candidates on Twitter

Workology

As part of my mission in training and teaching people on how to leverage social media for their business including human resource professionals, I’m writing several foundation social media topics over time. It’s no secret that Twitter is an information search engine.

Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Google launched Google+ in June 2011, in a big attempt to outdistance Facebook, “ as a ‘social layer’ consisting of not just a single site, but rather an overarching ‘layer’ which covers many of its online properties.”

2013 208

7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. And still other times, your lack of understanding of the new world of job search in the digital age can wreak havoc. 7 Ways To Tarnish Your Personal Brand in Executive Job Search.

2017 140

Is Google Plus Useful for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executive job seekers I encounter are not familiar with Google+. Public status updates on Google Plus are indexed by Google and can be displayed as part of organic search results through the Search Plus Your World (SPYW) feature.

2013 198

Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Check on newly added jobs since your last search.

2014 225

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I don’t need an online presence

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one. You’ve heard that social networking and online presence are important, but they’re just not for you. More About Today’s Executive Job Search.

2015 158

The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

Career Realism

Greatly due to the explosion of social media, job sourcing and job seeker marketing has exponentially evolved. What’s advertised on your resume must be reinforced, complemented, and augmented by what you self-publish across various social networking sites.

2010 111

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Google+ in Your Job Search

Career Solvers

Most job seekers I talk to rely solely on LinkedIn as their main online tool for finding contacts for their job search and being found by decision makers. Google+ is a social network built by the company that’s held the rank of the #1 search engine for years.

2015 67

The Benefits of Recruiting & Sourcing with YouTube Videos

Workology

Is YouTube a Viable Sourcing Tool for Recruiters? Any social media platform, chat room, or forum is game to recruit, hire, and source from including the second most popular search engine, YouTube.

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates.

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 Much Social Media Is Enough?

2010 228

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for both passive and proactive executive job search. Most of my c-suite and senior-level executive clients are not actively job-searching. A bare-bones profile with only job titles and education will do very little for you.

2015 223

How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.). Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2017 164

7 Things You Need to Know About LinkedIn Search

Workology

You’ve built your LinkedIn profile, updated your work experience and education and you’re all set to launch your job search , land new clients and/or grow your business. It all comes down to knowing more about the search algorithm and optimizing your LinkedIn profile accordingly.

2013 171

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. 26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. While social media seems to be infiltrating nearly every bit of your lives, what about work? Job Feeds.

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

More profile views means more people may be sending job leads your way, or otherwise help you with your job search and career. To get more views on LinkedIn – and more potential job leads – your profile needs to be highly visible and findable. Pump up your job titles.

2017 170

Help! My LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements Are a Mess

Executive Career Brand

He was just starting his job search, had posted the new LinkedIn content I had written for him, and was aggressively leveraging all LinkedIn features: “I have had quite a few people ‘endorse’ me on LinkedIn, but they often endorse me for skills I did not list.

2015 191

6 Pro Tips For Job Searching on Online Websites & Job Boards

Workology

This post is from our sister site, Secrets of the Job Hunt which is re-launching in February 2013. Click here to visit the original published post and learn job search and career secrets. . TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING ON CAREERBUILDER, MONSTER, ETC. Successful Job Search.

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

If you’re actively searching for executive jobs, you need to pay attention, and adapt, to the subtle changes in how your profile content is displayed. Let’s talk a little about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and job search.

2017 130

How to Save Time in Your Job Search [5 Top Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s no denying searching for a job these days is trickier than it used to be. A decade ago if you wanted a job you’d go into your local job centre, have a look in the local newspaper or ask around your network of friends and family – these days the picture is very different.

2013 114

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 now rely heavily on social media to market and promote the services I offer. Other than that first static website and using email, I had no involvement with social media.

2017 148

Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete?

Executive Career Brand

Some job seekers just don’t get how much executive job search has changed over the past several years. A spot-on, value-driven executive resume alone probably won’t land you the job you want. Like it or not, the digital age has impacted job search.

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. The new title is “Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn – How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand and Land a New Job Faster!”.

2017 143

Chicken Little — The Job Boards Are Failing

Workology

The Job Boards Are Failing. There’s been a lot of banter , discussion , and revelation about job boards and their impending failure and doom as an effective source for employers to hire qualified candidates and post openings. Bottom line is that job boards serve a purpose.

Online Presence and Personal Brand Management: 5 Things to Remember

Executive Career Brand

Your online presence, or lack of it, matters in senior-level executive job search. It matters for most every job seeker, at any level. They want to know that potential leaders of their organizations are savvy with social media and technology. ?

2013 222

How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

This 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search includes: Part 1. Tapping into LinkedIn’s Jobs Pages. LinkedIn and Confidential Job Search. ?. Whether or not you’re willing to accept and embrace them, the digital age and social media will impact your job search. Even used well, the job boards typically yield a dismal estimated 3-5% success rate. that people sourcing candidates like you.

2013 198

100 Executive Job Search Tips From Top Recruiters

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 Much Social Media Is Enough?

2010 143

Job Searching at SXSW? Here’s 5 Tips

Workology

Job Search Tips for SXSW & Career Tech Expo. If you’re eyeing out jobs at SXSW, you’re not alone. Conferences are amazing places for recruiters to source for talent but are equally important for job seekers who are in the market for a job. Building relationships and contacts through networking by far is the most productive way to job search either online through social media or in person. Update Your Social Profiles.

2012 98

The New C-suite Jobs

Executive Career Brand

Signaling the new trend, in February LinkedIn Jobs ran this listing: Chief Human Resource Officer- A new “C” suite role Job at An Architectural Engineering Consulting Firm. Related posts: 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

2013 162