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. Here’s how to pull it all together.

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4 More Tips to Answering Project Management Interview Questions About Metrics

Hiring Technical People

Some of you would like to know how to answer questions about the metrics you can gather and discuss when you look for a job as a project or program manager. I ask them, “What did you see or hear to make you think the project will meet last week’s date/not meet last week’s date?” ” This provides me data about how the team feels. Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management to understand why.).

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. I won’t sugarcoat it.

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How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Modernize Your Job Search. My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. They’ve always come to me.”.

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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 225

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. It’s enough to make your head spin, if you let it. Job Seeker: Not really.

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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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How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. They’ve always come to me.”. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

2015 83

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 245

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

Ms. Career Girl

In every interview, as we strive to share our authentic self, there is an element of a star performance. While the list is long, the following are my top three tips to nail your interview. The micros are the bullet points that support the macro statement, the how I did it.

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How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. 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. If so, it’s time to dust it off and take stock of your achievements to date.

2017 200

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

Executive Career Brand

7 Steps To Land a Great-fit Gig: Be the CEO of Brand You. 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.

2017 134

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on]. The content in your LinkedIn Summary needs to capture attention and compel them to consider you as a viable candidate, and want to reach out to you and learn more about you.

2014 260

3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. The countdown timer runs to zero, a noise signaling the start of the games sounds throughout the arena, and everyone runs towards the cornucopia. Related: How Bright is Your Beacon? Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1.

2016 83

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

Sourcing, how and where you recruit possible candidates is a great way to use small, safe-to-fail experiments. That’s because the recruiting landscape continues to change. That gave rise to specific job boards for specific kinds of jobs. (In

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

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? have to say about you.

7 Tips on How To Get Your Stagnant Career Moving

Career Alley

Just like majority of the people in corporate America, you probably want to climb up the corporate ladder as high as you can, don’t you? Let’s not forget about how GINORMOUS your new office is and the bigger paycheck you’re expecting at the end of the month! Good luck in your search.

2013 350

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. You may be unaware of how much resumes have changed in just the past few years. Prepares you to network and interview well.

2017 237

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. It often leads to cynicism, detachment, a lapse in accomplishments, and feelings of ineffectiveness.

2014 114

Transitioning to a New Role: How to Interview

Hiring Technical People

What should I do if I have experience relevant to being a program manager, but I haven’t been a program manager? How do I answer these questions? (I That question is the more specific question of “How do I transition to a new role. How do I interview for it?” ” You, as a candidate, have to be ready to answer those questions and show the hiring manager how your expertise fits. You have to show your value.

2014 185

How to Write, Brand and Use An Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Although my focus is on the top-level executives I work with, the strategies and advice here also apply to most job seekers, at most any level. through dealing with job search and resume challenges. How to Write An Irresistible C-level Executive Resume in 10 Steps.

2013 202

Job Search: Then and Now

Career Rocketeer

I’m often asked what changes I’ve seen in effective job search strategies from several years ago versus now. What has changed, is how to get noticed and how to get to an interview in the first place. Metrics are king!

5 Reasons Job Seekers Will Use Instagram Stories Not Snapchat for their Job Search

Competitive Resumes

In today’s day and age, social proof and timeliness are critical to standing out in the job market. If you’re looking for ideas on how to stand out to employers, I’ve got you! I know you’re tired of waiting for responses from job boards or referrals from friends.

2016 158

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.”. I can’t afford to,” he says, defeated. 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.”.

2013 127

5 Reasons You Should Continue Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on your job search during the holiday season, believing that no one hires at this time of year? You could be missing lucrative opportunities to snag a great new role. Related: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays.

2015 79

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Do you hate being ignored when you send your resume to countless employers? Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. In order to get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers, you must stand out from the Herd. Don’t Blend In – Be Different How to do this? Recruiters only want to see the last ten years of employment.

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


Two hundred thousand military veterans are exiting their lines of service each year according to a Maryland’s Workforce Exchange. This makes for a huge opportunity for employers who are excited to hire and employe military veterans. “There is no easy place to find veterans.

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

And most of them have at least one of four major problems related to content, style, and form. 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. I review a lot of resumes.

2011 89

How to Get a Job at Google

Blue Sky Resumes

For every job, though, the No. It’s the ability to process on the fly. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information. We assess that using structured behavioral interviews that we validate to make sure they’re predictive.”.

2014 64

How To Demonstrate To Employers That You’re The Best Talent

Career Realism

Each time a job posting goes up, the employer’s mission is to find the best talent for the position. As a job candidate, your job is to demonstrate that you are that person. But the question remains: “How do I do that?”. How much?

2014 112

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

It’s a serious word, not to be used lightly, and never where unjustified. A fraud is commonly defined as “an intentional misstatement or mischaracterization of fact intended to induce action by another person to his or her detriment.” Simple: a Plan to help the employee to Improve his or her Performance. Most often, a Performance Improvement Plan is an exercise designed and supervised by Human Resources to assist management in terminating an employee.

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

Executive Career Brand

How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. But they usually haven’t deleted any information to accommodate the new stuff.

2017 226

If the Job Fits, Test It First


How to Hire People and Improve Candidate Quality. When it comes to the hiring process particularly pre-employment assessments and testing, there is much to discuss. When it comes to skills testing and pre-employment testing one size does not fit all.

2012 133

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Often, they’ve written their own resume and state upfront that they’re embarrassed by how bad it is. Many of them have never needed a resume, as they progressed through their careers to the senior or c-suite level. Or, they haven’t looked for a job in several years.

2017 206

2 More Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

I recently shared 2 favorite tips that can help elevate the value you offer and catapult your job search forward in my post, 2 of My Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing. . With adjustments, both of these also apply to writing your LinkedIn profile: 1.

5 Cover Letter Mistakes You Must Avoid

Career Realism

You've polished your resume to no end, especially after finding a job posting that precisely fits your skills. Many hiring managers use your cover letter to gauge your interest in the company, as well as your aptitude for the job. Taking the time to locate a name (vs.

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You


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.

What a Personally Branded Executive Resume Does For You

Executive Career Brand

The main purpose of an executive resume is to land interviews. But it can do so much more for you, as you navigate an executive job search. When you add personal branding to the mix, a resume becomes an even more powerful positioning and job search tool.

2013 242

4 Tips for Preparing for a Project or Program Manager Interview

Hiring Technical People

Some ask how to answer the questions. If you are a project or program manager and you want to know how to answer these questions, do this: Think about your most recent project or program. Define the value you provided to your organization. Use Four Tips to Defining Your Value. As part of this story, use data to explain your value. Did you do something to help the company retain or acquire customers?

2015 203

The World’s Best Executive Resume Is Not Enough

Executive Career Brand

if you’re not using it with executive job search best practices. It’s targeted, contains value-driven metrics and relevant keywords, and positions the job seeker as a good-fit candidate for the kinds of jobs he’s seeking. Yet the job seeker complains to me that he’s gotten ZERO RESPONSE to it. When I ask him how he’s using his resume, he says he’s responded to hundreds of job postings on the job boards.

2013 178

The Biggest Executive Resume Writing Mistake

Executive Career Brand

You sit down to put your resume together and ponder what should go in, and what should NOT go in. You want to make an excellent first impression. You want your email inbox to be flooded with requests for interviews. don’t have time to sift through irrelevant information.

7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. It speaks to you. You want your profile to be as good as that. You see no reason not to use some of that good writing in your own profile.

2014 270

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Build Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

To help you prepare to write an executive resume that will help you compete in today’s job market — or help you collaborate with a professional resume writer — I’ve written this 5-part series, from my insider’s perspective. Link Vibrant Branding to Your Value Proposition.

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