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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. That means that the content must be easily accessible to them, when they search relevant key words and phrases on Google, Bing, LinkedIn, etc. It works pretty much the same way in job search.

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? You might be surprised at how savvy recruiters and human resources professionals are when it comes to using social media for recruiting, sourcing, and workplace branding at your organization. Using Social Networking in Your Job Search.

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6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs.

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Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Those candidates are providing better “ social proof ” of their value, and they present as more up to date with the digital age and the new world of work. I’ve written two previous posts in this series of Executive Job Search FAQs: LinkedIn FAQs. Executive Job Search FAQs in general. whether or not you need to keep your search confidential because you’re currently employed. Posting LinkedIn network updates. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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. Here are some things you may be doing that can sabotage your job search, before you even get a foot in the door. 7 Ways To Tarnish Your Personal Brand in Executive Job Search. Poor SEO (Search Engine Optimization) reduces impact and authority.

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Building Actionable Relationships from Social Networking

Career Realism

I was asked to keynote at our Social Media Club. The topic, “social media in the boardroom.” I presented on “Building Actionable Relationships from Social Networking,&# a subject I have a lot of experience with the past three years. The job didn’t work out.

5 Tips For Engineering Resumes

Jennifer Anthony

Engineering is a very broad career industry, and it’s important to consider these key concepts for your resume to be considered. Many times the objective on a resume does not match the specifics of the job. Fit the resume to the job.

The Job Search that Time Forgot – Vol 1

Career Alley

Are you looking for a job using the same techniques you used 5, 10 or 20 years ago? If you answer is yes, you are in the job search that time forgot. It is time that you updated your job search to the 21st century. First, the basics: Top 17 Free Email Services – Email Accounts – Now I sincerely doubt that if you are reading this you need an email account, but you should consider using a separate email account for your job search.

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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. And you need to keep yourself and your personal brand top-of-mind with your ever-expanding network. This is not the place to put phrases like “Open to Network” or “Seeking Opportunities in XYZ”.

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Get Social Regarding Your Career

Career Alley

Socially speaking, a job in social networking is quickly becoming a viable career option for digitally savvy job-seekers the world over. From its marketing and customer service benefits to its undeniable popularity, social media is a must for businesses nowadays, which means its career potential is sky-high. Here are just a few reasons why a career in social media provides job stability for the foreseeable future: . Social Statistics.

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10 Best Ways to Get More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Unless you’re extremely lucky and interviews are flooding in, you need to do a lot of work to position yourself to land good-fit job interviews. The other day I was speaking with a CIO in healthcare who had been working with a few recruiters and networking a little over the past few months, but had only landed one or two interviews. To boost the number of job interviews you get, follow these guidelines, pretty much in this order: 1. Job titles.

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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. When recruiters and hiring decision makers source candidates, they search LinkedIn using relevant keywords and phrases, such as “Information Technology Executive, Enterprise Business Systems”.

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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. Only 4% of Recruiters Don’t Use Social Media in Hiring. LinkedIn is a Recruiter’s Number 1 Social Network. 50% of Candidates Are Considering a New Job in 2016.

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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

This executive job seeker had been an IT Project Management Consultant for 20 years. one that executive recruiters and hiring managers may search on LinkedIn to find candidates like him. I don’t know about you, but seeing “Director of Technology” or “VP of Information Technology” in someone’s LinkedIn headline would lead me to believe that person currently (or recently) held that title. What’s So Wrong About Stretching the Truth Just a Little in a Job Title?

2017 144

DECISION TIME! The shoe dropped, you are now in JOB SEARCH mode

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12 The Art of Job Search – Recruiters » DECISION TIME!

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5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for both passive and proactive executive job search. But, when you’re in networking and job search mode, you need to make use of the LinkedIn “active” features that help you connect and stay top-of-mind with people, and demonstrate your thought leadership and subject matter expertise. Most of my c-suite and senior-level executive clients are not actively job-searching.

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How Social Media Can Power Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Job seekers find a reliable resource in the Internet. This socially enriched space makes it possible to connect with people far and wide and to unearth viable job leads when looking for work. companies are using social media networks to recruit talent, up from 78 percent just five years ago. Social job sites have indeed revolutionized the online job space, leaving job seekers who are less technologically inclined and social media savvy with a major gap to mine.

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. Given two equal candidates, in terms of skill sets, education, work history, and all around good fit for the job, recruiters and hiring professionals are likely to choose the person with the more vibrant, far-reaching online footprint. They want to see social proof of all the claims you’ve made in your career marketing materials.

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Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

In today’s ever-challenging job market, job seekers must be on the hunt for new opportunities 24/7 to maintain a competitive advantage over other top job candidates. But to do so successfully, job seekers must have constant access, both at home and on the go, to their social and professional networks, up-to-date job postings and powerful tools that can help them make quick connections with new contacts and potential career stakeholders.

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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. ” Geoffrey Colon, VP of Social@Ogilvy, noted in an article in The Futurist last summer: “New job title creation happens every few years as technological shifts force changes in work functions.” Related posts: 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

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Searching for My One True Job: Why Job Searches Should Mirror Online Dating Expectations

The Undercover Recruiter

I am not a church officer, I am not a travel agent, nor am I a social media guru, a butcher, an IT specialist, a corporate finance intern, or a boutique manager. But according to the numerous job sites I’ve signed up for, this is who I am. Well I’ve got something to say job sites: you don’t know me ! Job searching is important – it is your future after all. So why do we settle with the job offers that pile into our inboxes?

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The Best Apps to Use in Your Job Search

Career Realism

With both the increasing number of graduates looking for jobs and the cuts in many industries, it’s important you use any available resources to find a job that’s right for you. Searching for a job has changed throughout the years, as it’s no longer possible to turn up with your CV and expect a job straight away. With huge amounts of competition, it’s vital that you make the most of social media and look for job vacancies online.

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Technology job shortages and rocket science

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review. Technology job shortages and rocket science Written by Scot Herrick on October 12, 2007 in management 4 Comments - Leave a comment!

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How to Make Your Job Search More Successful by Improving Your Hire.

Jennifer Anthony

So if you’re ready to kick your job search into high gear, here are some tips to consider… Start Your Own Blog One way to make yourself hire-able in the eyes of recruiters is to start your own blog. – Need a job?

2010 141

New Must-See Video: What Are You Looking For?

Tim's Strategy

Job seekers struggle to answer a very basic question. And sometimes they are incredibly vague with hopes that they’ll be considered for a lot of different jobs. But the truth is that social networking for a new job requires specifics.

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The Most Important Step In Your Job Search (That You Might Be Forgetting)

Career Realism

Job search encompasses a lot of dedicated time and effort to obtain that ideal job. The saying goes that looking for a job is a full-time job, and it is exhausting. The Most Important Step In Your Job Search Is… Research. Researching an employer before, during and after applying is crucial to the job application process. The information you receive will not only give you guidance but could also land you the job. Search Engines.

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Emerging Computer Science Career Opportunities

Career Alley

Technological advances in cloud computing, portable devices, social networking, and mobile applications are creating massive opportunities for computer scientists globally. million jobs in the sector by the year 2018. Moreover, students are already experiencing this boom in job demand, with 80% of computer science majors from the University of Texas, Dallas, having jobs lined up before graduation. Moreover, the rewards for these jobs are quite lucrative.

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15 Things to Take Care Of While Building Your Career Online

Career Alley

How have you engineered your online presence so far? Or you depending on job sites such as CareerBuilder or Monster to do your career building for you? Your career brand is not just a job application preceded by a cute letter and followed by a resume. The best part is the connections you can build with other members and expand your professional network. Make sure the domain name reflects your name to enable easy searches. Do A Professional Job.

2012 278

Bullet-Proof Your Executive Career in the New World of Work

Executive Career Brand

An edited version of this article was originally posted on Quintessential Careers as part of the fourth annual Job Action Day initiative, celebrated this year on November 7.). ?. Finding a job and staying employed today – two separate challenges – require more effort and strategic planning than ever before. If that’s how you spend most of your job search time, you’re setting yourself up for failure, and building a false sense that you’re working hard on finding a job.

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Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

Whether you like it or not, it’s important to conduct at least some parts of your job search online. Through the site, you are able to share your new Visual CV with recruiters via email, as well as through your social networking sites.

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The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

There are many career-related blogs that provide helpful information by seasoned professionals, recruiters, authors, career experts, and those who want to share their own job search experiences. To jumpstart your search, we’ve compiled 50 of the best job-hunting blogs out there.

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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Between current economic conditions and the technological evolution of the Internet, the traditional approach most job seekers have taken in the past is no longer viable. The approach — developing a resume and cover letter, locating jobs on and submitting your resume to corporate sites and job banks, and crossing your fingers in hopes of receiving a call from a hiring manager — is, for the most part, a thing of the past. job seekers per each job.

Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

Whether you like it or not, it’s important to conduct at least some parts of your job search online. Through the site, you are able to share your new Visual CV with recruiters via email, as well as through your social networking sites.

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Are Your Online Job Applications Being Dumped Before Any Human Ever Reviews Them?

Career Alley

Applying for a job online means that your application is entered into a database of applications, sometimes called the automated applicant tracking system, or the online application repository. Think about it—how many online job applications have you submitted without hearing back from the company that you submitted to? Your online job application is sorted and processed by the automated systems. Locate jobs that are matched closely to your skills and abilities.

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25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year

Resume Bear

Industry: Engineering. Open positions: Geologists, environmental scientists, engineers (civil, geological, geotechnical and transportation). Industry: Technology. DISH Network. Open positions: Finance, risk, treasury, audit and IT jobs.

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Congratulations to Zumeo.com!

Career Key

If you havent checked out their Generation Y career discovery tool and professional social network, you should. They are the ONLY job search and networking website to use a scientifically valid test and career theory to match users with jobs and fellow networkers.

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Job Hunting in 2010? Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000

Jennifer Anthony

Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000 Posted on January 1, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar With 2010 upon us, professionals everywhere are gearing up for the job hunt, with the usual energy that accompanies a January job search.

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How to get a job at a startup

Cube Rules

If your hoodie is your best friend, you survive on ramen and coffee, and The Social Network is top watched on your Netflix account, you’re getting there. In their list of jobs with future growth , the US Department of Labor predicts that computer software engineers and related jobs will grow by 34% in the next 7 years. Getting a job at a startup takes specific skill sets that vary company to company. Follow your passion, and the job will come.

2011 144

How Entrepreneurs Can Face Today’s Job Market

Workology

The support groups I go to aren’t really like AA meetings, they are more like conferences and networking events. And, I’m not ashamed to call myself an entrepreneur because in the past decade I have created jobs for myself and for others, provided value to the marketplace that spurs the economy and I have gained more experience and education than any university could provide. Here’s a glance at my job seeking journey. Power of the Network.

Personal Branding For Dummies

Career Realism

As adults, most of us identify ourselves by our jobs or what we do. With the technology and communication outlets available to us today the elevator speech is raised to new and exciting levels. The Internet, in general, and social networking sites in particular have made it almost too easy to communicate anything. Be Branded Job Search Personal Brand career advice job search personal brandingPersonal Branding For Dummies. Work It Daily.

How to Turn Your LinkedIn Profile into a Compelling Career Video #resumevid

The Undercover Recruiter

The good news: recruiters use LinkedIn to find candidates for jobs. You then get a unique URL to share on social networks. Below is a screenshot from my video: Resu-ME is developed by Adecco Group, the world’s largest provider of HR solutions, specifically for IT, Engineering and Finance professionals although the tool can be used by anyone that has an English-language LinkedIn profile. Do you think it will give you the edge when looking for a job?

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Featured On Mashable, Aol Jobs and more: The Perks of Working at Google, Facebook, Twitter and More [INFOGRAPHIC]

Resume Bear

It’s no secret that Silicon Valley has a problem finding the talent it needs to fill all the high-tech jobs available in the region. The area expects jobs in information and communications technologies to grow 15 percent during the next two years, Menlo Park Patch reports. Google, LinkedIn and Tagged, another social networking site, each offer yoga classes at their workplaces.

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5 Tips to Find Your Next Job at #SXSW

Workology

7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media as part of SXSW’s Job Market Expo. If you’re eyeing dipping your to into the job market at SXSW, you’re not alone. Conferences and events like SXSW are amazing places for recruiters to source for talent but are equally important for job seekers who are in the market for a job. JOB SEARCH TIPS TO TAKE FROM SXSW CONFERENCE Job Market Expo. Job Search SXSW sxsw job market expo Sxsw jobs

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