Good Icebreakers For A Networking Event

Career Realism

After months of saying that you're going to strengthen your professional network, you've finally decided that it's time for the rubber to meet the road and attend a networking event. Getting up and going to a networking event is half the battle.

2019 74

Executive Networking is More Than Just Attending Events

Professional Resume Services

Still, some people make the mistake of thinking simply showing up at networking events is sufficient. You can get a good background of some of the attendees by looking at their LinkedIn profile ahead of time, but even if that’s not an option, consider these tips before your next event.

2019 173

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.

2019 190

Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Her company publishes resources for job seekers and help career professionals who advise them. Job Search

2017 195

Six Steps To Make The Job Search Less Lonely

Ms. Career Girl

What could be lonelier than the job search? It’s not often acknowledged, but the process of finding a job is lonely just by virtue of what it is. An autonomous search for one’s own job, based on one’s own passions, drive and aptitudes, is bound to feel isolating at times.

2018 232

How to Balance Your Job Search and Your Current Job

Professional Resume Services

One of the main benefits of looking for a new job while currently employed is you will generally be more attractive to employers. Here are some tips to consider for balancing your job search and your current job. Time Your Job Search Perfectly.

2018 185

How to Keep the Drive Alive in an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job searches are much different today than they were several years ago. It’s not uncommon for people to get burned out on the job search process after a few weeks and lose motivation as a result. Try Different Job Searching Strategies.

2019 176

5 Ways to Master the Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

There are many different approaches you can take when undergoing an executive job search. While there isn’t one guaranteed way to make your searching most effective, there are plenty of things you can do wrong to derail your chances of getting an interview.

2018 177

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Okay, so I admit it – I’m a fanatic with job search (and, therefore, this blog). When I’m looking for a job I’m obsessed. I use a tried and true process which enables me to more quickly find the right job for me. Be prepared for your job interview.

2015 198

Answering Your Job Search Questions (Podcast Season Finale)

Competitive Resumes

Thanks so much for listening to the award-winning “The Voice of Job Seekers” podcast! I’m Mark, your host, and I’m always Hacking and reimagining an easier job search process for you! An updated job search guide for 2019. Job Search

2018 161

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. Maybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). Job Search.

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.

2015 201

My Favorite Job Search and Career Sites

Career Alley

I’ve seen hundreds of career and job search sites over the years that I’ve been writing for CareerAlley. I’ve covered Job Search Sites, Career Advice sites and Career Resource sites. In any event, this is another good job search site.

2015 190

3 Strategies for a Successful Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Going through an executive job search today is much different than it was a decade ago. In fact, this is one of the first things anyone should do to help get their job search started correctly. Avoid Online Job Boards.

2018 137

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. The early bird gets the job. Job Search Careers Jobs

2014 213

4 Common Networking Event Fails To Make A Career Girl Blush

Ms. Career Girl

Fortunately, that’s where networking events can be a colossal boon to the career hungry girl. Nobody thinks you’re going to attend a networking event in a bikini or one of the most dazzling prom dresses 2018 has to offer. Remember that these events are a little like speed dating.

2018 141

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Ready for Today’s Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

One of the most important ways to use it is when you’re on the hunt for a new job. Whether you just created a new executive LinkedIn profile or you’ve had one for years, you need to make sure it’s updated and optimized for your job search.

2018 133

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

5 Small Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

Have you been looking for a new job longer than a month? Read below to discover ways you may be putting a halt to your new job opportunity—before you even land it! You NEED an updated resume to make an impact in today’s job market. Job hunting has been online only.

2018 178

3 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn During Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Whether you’re unemployed and searching for a job or if you’re ready to move on from your current employer, prioritizing LinkedIn profile development can be a great first step in getting into the position you want. Here are a few effective ways to make the most out of your LinkedIn profile during an executive job search. Your LinkedIn executive profile won’t help your job search if you don’t have the right amount of relevant keywords.

2019 100

Top 3 Ways to Succeed at an Executive Networking Event

Professional Resume Services

Attending a networking event is one thing, but succeeding at it is another. Everyone defines success differently when it comes to networking events. Whatever your reason is, there are things you should and shouldn’t do at these events to give you the best chance to succeed.

2018 141

The Most Common Executive Job Search Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

These five common job search mistakes could be costing you your next executive position! An executive job search can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Failing to Target Your Search. Searching for an executive job is a full time job itself.

2017 133

Working the Passive Job Search Campaign

Careers Done Write

You probably have heard that employers would rather recruit an employed candidate than an unemployed job seeker. A working candidate is more attractive because they are without a shadow of why they left their last job. Therefore, the best approach is the passive job search campaign.

2014 191

6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search appeared first on Ms. I moved across the country without a job. I began my job search earlier this year and had a solid idea of the type of company I wanted to join and the skills I have to offer.

2016 207

5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

As you add contacts (or renew old contacts) during your job search, you should also “refresh” your relationships on a regular basis while looking for a job. A phone call or email letting them know that you are actively looking for a job should suffice.

2014 194

8 Tips For Your Holiday Job Search

Jobacle

With holiday parties to attend and gifts to buy, does that mean you should take a break from your job search? Hoping to land a new job before the New Year? Update them on your life and your job search. Holiday Job Search Your Job Search find a job holidays

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead. Regardless of the length and format, it is an essential part of your job search toolkit and many times is the opening line in an interview.

Putting Your Job Search Plan to Work – Lesson 3

Career Alley

Job search is much the same. Implementing a job search plan is key to finding a job. With any of the resources listed below, there is always the danger of focusing on one job search channel at the expense all of your other resources. Job Search Boards.

2014 225

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Kickstart Your Job Search. Job Search.

2014 190

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. Join LinkedIn groups and attend professional events in your area related to your industry of interest. There are many different career websites specifically for women looking for jobs.

2017 148

How To Effectively Expand Your Network For Job Search Success

Career Realism

Networking is vital to job search success. Networking can lead to referrals, identifying jobs that aren't yet posted, and securing informational interviews. There are thousands of chats and groups for a wide variety of industries, specialties, or job searching in general.

2019 75

Five Ways to Break the Ice at Networking Events

Professional Resume Services

An executive bio isn’t the only thing you’ll need to bring to a networking event! Networking events can be intimidating, especially if you are an introvert by nature. But for executives, networking is crucial to landing the job you want in the future.

2017 155

Reasons Why Your Executive Job Search Could be Taking Longer than Expected

Professional Resume Services

Many executives don’t have to look for a new job very often. So if it’s been several years since you last conducted a job search, things could have changed drastically. Some job seekers are still surprised it takes them so long to find a job.

2019 133

Do You Need a Job Search Marketing Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Don’t jump blindly into your job search! Coming up with a marketing plan at the beginning a job search can sound a little intimidating, even for professionals and executives. Here are the important concepts of a job search marketing plan.

2017 141

The Executive Job Search Burnout Guide: How to Recover

Professional Resume Services

So you’ve been hit by job search burnout. Searching for a new job is a full-time job on its own. But if you spend 30-40 hours each week on your job search, burnout is going to happen quicker than you think. Attend Networking Events.

2017 133

Holiday Executive Job Search Tips

Executive Career Brand

Holiday Executive Job Search Tips is a post from: Executive Career Brand. So many executive job seekers think that November and December are dead months for job search. There are always things to do when you’re looking for a job.

Job Search Trap: To Much to Do

Hiring Technical People

Today’s job search trap is something we can all identify with: biting off a big chunk of work and not getting it to done fast enough. You know what the problems are in a job search: you have interruptions, such as phone calls; your family needs you to drive them or do laundry or something else; you want a perfect resume. Are you researching a job fair? Look at the job fair and decide if you want to go.

2014 141

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech Volume 2

Career Alley

If you’ve been job hunting for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the “Elevator Speech” It is your short marketing speech (your job search objectives) and can be used in a variety of situations such as cold calls, job fairs, meeting someone at a networking event, yes – even an elevator! Job Search Toolkit elevator speech Interviews

The Secrets on How to Conduct a Confidential Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a new job while being employed presents plenty of challenges. You have to be extra careful when you’re conducting your search, because you don’t want to burn any bridges or seem untrustworthy. Conduct Your Job Search On Your Own Time.

2017 177

The Art of the Job Search

Workology

The job search is a process. The planning and strategy involved with your job search should begin no less than six months prior to when your job search begins. For your job search to be effective, one must start at the beginning.

3 Facts You Need to Know Before Starting an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

This is true in many aspects of life, but when it comes to an executive job search, how you start will have a significant impact on your success. Here are some of the most important facts you need to know before beginning your job search. Most Job Openings Are Hidden.

2018 137

Job Search-Stories Matter

Career Brander

The events of that day forever impacted the history of the world. As impressive and amazing as that is, there are two lesser known subplots to William’s feat that offer job seekers a moment to ponder their own plight. Despite, setbacks how will you make adjustments and persevere in your job search? . Uncategorized career branding Interview preparation job search job search stories linkedin

18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events

Career Realism

18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events. I think one of the hardest things about networking events is just getting a conversation going with someone – without being awkward about it. Here are some ice breakers: “Man, these networking events can be so crazy.

2016 111