How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Executive branding encompasses personal and business attributes, and zeroes in on your leadership qualities that drive high-performing teams to deliver (or over-deliver) on goals, increase profitability, boost productivity, decrease expense, etc.

2015 237

16 Deadly Executive Job Search Mistakes

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? They easily slid into new jobs.

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3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. All around her stand competitors with the same goal in mind. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this. Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1.

2016 83

8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

Career Realism

You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search? Related: 6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress. So, how can you prevent or heal job search burnout? Keep your search in perspective.

2014 114

The Most Important Job Search Activity: Are You Tracking It?

Tim's Strategy

With all the job search activities a job seeker has to do in this employment marketplace to conduct a successful job search, it can easily become overwhelming. You ask, “What is this one metric, Lisa?”. I pose this question to job seekers often.

2013 114

Want a Successful Executive Job Search? Run It Like a Small Business

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a job search for a while, and not much is happening, you’d be wise to re-jig your strategy, and start thinking of running your job search like it’s a business. That’s what wise job seekers do. Think of your job search as a business.

2017 134

Money Questions and Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Jeff hates his job the way Sergio Garcia hates Tiger Woods. In his words, the job “dominates” him, “owns” him and often makes him feel “shockingly sorry for himself.”. My job as a coach is to help my clients make great decisions, to help them better evaluate the personal and professional decisions they face to get to the best possible outcome. I wish I hadn’t taken the job for the money.”. Your Career Goals career job resume resumebear

2013 127

The Art of the Interview – Three Ways to Nail Your Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Write out a response to anticipated questions and descriptions of your accomplishments, then search out and eliminate passive words and “we.” These micro explanations are facts, metrics, or statistics that specifically illustrate the macro results achieved.

2018 235

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. More in my post, Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search ?

2017 223

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2% If you’re going to leverage a job offer, here’s how.

2019 205

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Or, they haven’t looked for a job in several years. We discuss how job search has changed in the past several years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

2017 206

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You


This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. Using Social Networking in Your Job Search. LinkedIn, the Professional Job Search Network. Job Feeds. An ATS is the online portal where a candidate applies for a job opening.

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. Maybe they’re not actively job seeking, or just beginning a search.

2016 241

The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. A job search is like a marathon.

2016 80

How C-A-R Storytelling Gives Executive Resume Branding Zing

Executive Career Brand

After all, if you’re job searching effectively, you’re getting your resume in front of human eyeballs, not just applicant tracking systems that scan and dump your resume into a database. Did you meet the goal, improve things, and/or turn around the situation?

2012 218

9 Questions to Ask in Your Interview to WOW HR

Ms. Career Girl

By asking about metrics right off the bat, you show that you’re goal-oriented, and unafraid to be accountable for the work you do. Of course, success isn’t just about hitting the metrics. This question doesn’t just acknowledge that no job is smooth-sailing.

2016 207

The Kitchen Sink C-level Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

You may think a 20+ page, all-inclusive resume is a huge executive job search blunder. A kitchen sink resume is the place you dump ALL your experience, skills, qualifications, achievements, metrics, areas of knowledge, areas of interest, etc. Job Search Fizzling?

2012 219

7 Tips on How To Get Your Stagnant Career Moving

Career Alley

It gives a clear message to your company’s higher-ups that you’re serious about achieving your goals and you’re a man of action. Take time to reflect or assess where you’re at and what your goals are. It is when things are clear to you that you do not zigzag towards your goal.

2013 350

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. While every new engagement is a chance to broaden your experience, that is not always conveyed when searching for the next new opportunity.

2017 200

ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site

Resume Bear

ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Less than a year after its official launch, ResumeBear has become a force in the online job board marketplace.

2012 278

The 3-Step ‘Beat Unemployment’ Plan

Career Realism

Begin preparing now to limit the length of your unemployment and maximize your job search success. This 3-step “beat unemployment” plan works for job seekers at all levels of the spectrum, from entry-level workers to senior executives. Define Your Job Search Strategy. Before you can structure your job search, you have to define what kinds of positions you will search for – the titles, levels of roles, industries, and types of companies you will pursue.

2014 87

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

You need to know what’s working (and what’s not), and adopt the tactics used by people who currently have the job you want to maximize visibility. Click on the “Advanced” option next to LinkedIn’s search bar. Insert a relevant postal code to confine search results to a certain area.

2016 83

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

We discuss how job search has changed in just the past few years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. This post will help, Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers.

2011 217

3 ways to tell management just is not into you

Cube Rules

Rewarded, if not in monetary value, through recognition of a job well done. Not because it is something required to do, but because improving our job skills is a needed activity to ensure employment security. You build metrics around the methodology. You have your goals.

2012 188

Ace Any Executive Job Interview With A 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

How can you prove yourself in a demanding executive job interview and give yourself a blueprint to success in your new job at the same time? Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer. How Can A 90-Day Plan Help You Get An Executive Job Offer?

2015 83

Does Your Cover Letter Get An A Or F? Here’s The Test

Career Realism

But the core goal remains the same: make a powerful connection with the reader, and compel him or her to bring you in for an interview. Purpose #2, you’re responding to a job posting or some other notification about a position that has opened up.

13 Common Remote Job Titles Without Location Requirements

Ms. Career Girl

As job seekers enter a promising job market and a historically strong hiring season, it is a prime time for many to start or expand their efforts to find remote work. However, it is a misconception that all remote jobs can be done from any location.

2020 188

How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16


Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. ” Start there to understand your values so that you can establish your goals. Look at business goals, strategy and start to identify what it is you want to accomplish. Measure at periodic intervals like quarterly metrics.

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2009

Learning Voyager

Maker Your Search Lights Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (60) ► October (3) The Power of HOPE Making Sense of Change On Natural and Un-Natural Change ► September (7) Using the CASE Method: How HR and OD Can Improve P. Where's My Job?" Listening Leaders How to Get and Keep Customers ► June (6) In Search of Meaningful Work Telling Your STORY Becoming Something Very Important Living the Mission, Vision, and Values Can't We All Get Along? Here We Are.

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How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

If so, it may be time to perform a checkup on your resume to improve the overall health of your job-search campaign. The job description. These resumes list job responsibilities galore and often look like the writer literally cut and pasted their job description into the resume.

2011 89

Premiere Resume Writing Services at Resume Advisor

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Resume Advisor offers a full suite of services to better assist candidate’s in their job search lifecycle. They would often inform me that they ended up getting interviews, and even job offers, crediting me for their victory. Premiere Resume Writing Services - Resume Advisor.

3 Tips For A Persuasive Executive Cover Letter

Career Realism

As an executive, a cover letter is a crucial part of your job search package. Don’t hesitate to use performance metrics when possible, especially if they’re relevant to the needs of the company and show how you can add value.

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. Of course, you won’t have decades to get the job done.

2009 158

The 12 Days of Christmas Job Hunting 2010: Day 1

Guerrilla Job Hunting

On the first day of Christmas - Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0 "   Click HERE for FREE DVD that gets you hired - “New Job Search Secrets" The best advice you'll ever receive is  start your job hunt with absolute clarity.

2010 87

The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard

Career Realism

Instead, put a job title at the top of the resume and follow with an impressive career summary. Statements like excellent written and verbal communication, ability to multi-task, fast-paced environment, professionalism, and so on, are all overused and can apply to any job seeker on the market. Be specific to your accomplishments within the summary use numbers, metrics, and answer questions like how much, how many, and how often.

2014 88

Could Your Executive Resume Actually Be Too Short?

Jennifer Anthony

Fast forward to the rapid-fire job market of today, and you’ll find that things have changed considerably. Job seekers have more information than ever before to incorporate into an executive resume. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

2009 130

3 Quick Tips For Keyword Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

LinkedIn can be a great tool for business networking—and even for getting hired and finding job leads. By using the right words and phrases, you make it easier for your name to come up in searches for people seeking your specific skills, qualifications, or position.

2014 114

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

If your PIP is truly a Plan to help you Improve your Performance , then these “Indicators of PIP Fraud” should not be present in your Plan’s objectives, procedures, timetable, operation, mechanics or goals. Omission of Positive Achievements, Goals Reached and Difficulties Overcome. Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description. Goals without Agreed Meanings.”

2016 100

Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

However, if it’s been a few months and you still have a bare-bones profile , the less likely it will generate any results for your job search , and even if it does attract visitors, they’ll quickly leave to find someone more interesting. that represent your career goals.

2012 114

14 Reasons I Won't Follow You On Twitter [Revisited]

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? Follow people based upon your own goals for communicating your personal brand and leveraging Twitter. I know lots of people who do very well meeting their own Twitter goals and connecting with lots of people in this way.

2010 213

Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. It involved first identifying, and then weighing, her personal values, career planning, life goals and difficult choices. On the job? Do you have a job and another one offered to you?

2018 130

The 12 Days of Christmas Job Hunting - Day 1

Guerrilla Job Hunting

On the 1 st day of Christmas Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters revealed to. me: “A plan with a very clear goal.”. Clever - That’s because the most qualified job hunter is rarely the one who gets hired. Join the LinkedIn Guerilla Job Search Group. Day 1.

2010 62

The 12 Days of Christmas Job Hunting 2010: Day 1

Guerrilla Job Hunting

On the first day of Christmas - Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0 "   Click HERE for FREE DVD that gets you hired - “New Job Search Secrets" The best advice you'll ever receive is  start your job hunt with absolute clarity. All of the best job search advice in the world can be boiled down to three steps: decide what job you want; tell the right hiring authority about it; prove to them you’re the one to hire.

2010 40