Job Search in 2017 is Marketing, PR, and Schmoozing

Competitive Resumes

There is a case for running your job search like a political campaign. There is a lot of communication to clarify your position, show the relevance of your experience, and show you can do a great job. All three reasons are much harder than just applying to jobs online.

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Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. My research and 25 years’ experience in the careers industry revealed that NOT having a cover letter may ruin your chances, but HAVING a strong cover letter will never hurt your chances.

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Majored In The Wrong Industry? Do This!

Career Realism

Majored In The Wrong Industry? years learning about one topic, only to realize after graduation (or even years later), that you want to work in another industry? Try out some jobs, either as a volunteer or a freelancer (Use Upwork , Fiverr , Freelancer , or others).

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Crafting an Action Plan for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

You never want to start your job search without a solid plan. These four tips can help guide you toward job search success! An executive job search is often an arduous journey, which can take up to several months to complete. Determine Your Search Strategy.

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6 Ways to Own the Job Search Process and Kill the Game in Five Years

Competitive Resumes

Have you thought about how you’ll remain engaged in the job search even if you love your current gig? Few jobs offer security much less can promise stability. You only have one job? One job? What will rock your job search in five years?

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3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. 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. Are you qualified for the job? CAREEREALISM.

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5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers who take the time to reflect and dig deep will have the tools to excel beyond their competitors. Targeting and Company/Industry Research. Search your job title on LinkedIn to find others who do the same kind of work. How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand.

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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.

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Launching Your Job Search – Job Search 101

Career Alley

Welcome to CareerAlley’s Job Search 101 series , specifically focused for those who are launching a job search for the first time (or those that need some great advice). Posting Job Search website links (with brief reviews). Job Search.

5 Reasons To Follow Up In Your Job Search

Career Realism

5 Reasons To Follow Up In Your Job Search. Many job seekers miss the one step that can land them an interview and the job they’re applying for. Employers, regardless of industry, are looking for eager, proactive workers who go the extra mile.

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. I would love your feedback, especially if there are tools you need for your job search.

Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? Not Yet!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? It’s true what people say—looking for a full-time job really is a full-time job. With all the searching, prep work, resume tweaking, interviewing, and feedback, it can be an emotional roller coaster.

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5 Secrets To Staying Upbeat In A Job Search

Career Realism

5 Secrets To Staying Upbeat In A Job Search. Let’s say you’ve decided you just might possibly (maybe) want to look for a new job. I’ll have my dream job in no time!”. I’m the best person I know for that job! Let’s face it: finding a job is work.

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How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search

Career Realism

How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search. There is little getting around the fact that job search can be a soul-sucking process that eats at your self-esteem and sense of worth. Related: 5 Tips To Stay Positive And Motivated While Job Searching.

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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. Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs. jobs by.

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3 Reasons Networking Is A Job Search Priority

Career Realism

3 Reasons Networking Is A Job Search Priority. One of the most common complaints I hear from job seekers today is they hate networking. They say to me, “I know 80% of jobs are gotten by networking, but I just hate begging people for a job.”

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5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search. Job search taking way too long? Related: 3 Signs You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search. Here Are 5 Big Reasons For Extended Job Search Times: 1. What industry-to-industry jumps have they made?

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5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search

Career Realism

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search. It is a milestone to celebrate as you look forward to starting the next phase of your life, but it also means saying goodbye to your friends and finding your first job with that new degree.

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5 Industries with Serious Skills Shortages

The Undercover Recruiter

From the sheer number of reports and statistics being published about the current lack of opportunities in the UK job market, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the outlook was bleak for anyone wanting to embark on a new career. 5 Industries with Serious Skills Shortages.

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Job Search 101 – Launching Your Job Search

Career Alley

Welcome to the launch of CareerAlley’s Job Search 101 series , specifically focused for those who are launching a job search for the first time (or those that need some great advice). Posting Job Search website links (with brief reviews). Jobs by.

Are You Limiting Your Job Search Potential?

Professional Resume Services

Quite a few people struggle with their job search for months, only to visit professional resume writers and learn their resume is the majority of the problem! Many people think of their accomplishments from previous jobs as being the general responsibilities associated with them.

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6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search. For the job search, social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more) has become almost as common and expected as the resume. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search.

3 Reasons LinkedIn Is Crucial During Your Job Search

Career Realism

I recently offered a presentation to a group of about 50 mid-career job seekers on the topic of social media usage while job hunting. I offer a workshop on how to use LinkedIn during one’s job search.). 5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid.

2016 61

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Here is an undeniable truth too many job seekers dismiss or don’t understand: With the advent of the digital age, job search has become a whole new ball game, requiring personal branding and online presence for social proof. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

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How to Use Blab or Periscope for Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Become an active participant to embellish your brand or as a strategic part of your job search. Jessica Miller-Merrell suggests that job seekers use it to connect with employers, share about your day, and even for informational interviews. Are you in the hospitality industry?

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Think Like a Consultant: Win at Today’s Job Search

Competitive Resumes

And what does it have to do with finding a new job? Instead, find work during your job search by leveraging the mindset of a consultant. You have felt the passion for this industry for a long time. You’ve stalked the industry leaders. Career Management Job Search

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How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line.

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5 Key Strategies For An Executive Job Search

Career Realism

Are you in the market for an executive job? No matter where you are in the world or what industry you’re in, VP, Director, Executive, and C-level job searching all require a high level of skill—not just in the job you do, but in the way you find jobs, get interviews, and get hired.

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5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

RELATED : Need job search tips? What I have found is that as experienced, competent and even innovative as executives are in the job, there’s a lot you typically don’t know about getting a job, especially one that fits you and offers you what you deserve.

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7 Tips to Build Your Executive Job Search Target Companies List

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers resist targeting select employers, because they don’t want to limit their search. These job search materials are marketing communications. 7 Tips To Pin Down a Target List of Companies for Job Search.

2016 117

Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Since you began looking for work, people have been telling you there are certain job search rules you must follow. Well, I’m here to tell you: Break job search rules. In today’s job market, disruption is the way to get attention and be memorable. Job Search

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Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) and those born post 2000 know that using social media is a given when they embark upon a job search. RELATED: Need some job search advice? Don’t waste space with your current job title.

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.

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6 Job Search Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs

Resume Bear

Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. In the 35 years since the founding of Apple, Jobs contributed to many major advances in technology. The outpouring of sympathy and gratitude across the planet last Wednesday is solid proof that Jobs will be missed and remembered.

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The Best Creative Job Search Techniques

The Undercover Recruiter

You’ve got yourself a good degree, you’ve spent your summers completing up unpaid work experience at relevant companies in the industry and you’ve spent hours polishing off your CV. Finding a job should be a piece of cake right? The Best Creative Job Search Techniques.

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Will a General Resume Work for Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Due to this, industry-related keywords are an essential part of resumes that get you hired. Once your resume gets in front of human eyes, industry experts estimate it has about 10 seconds to capture the attention and interest of a hiring manager.

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