10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it. Resumes still matter, but they are not your primary tool for the job search anymore. Too many job seekers move from job to job.

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Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies appeared first on Ms. Are you actively seeking a job? Has your search been long, difficult, and frustrating? It’s free, and it will make you stand out from thousands of other job seekers.

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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 Unusual Job Search Strategies That Work

Career Realism

Out of the box thinking can speed up your job search and help you land a position quickly. Most job seekers get into the cycle of: go online, check job postings, apply, wait, and repeat. If you call and talk to 50 people each day, you will have a job in no time.

6 Executive Job Search Email Content Blunders

Executive Career Brand

Think of an email message in the same way you would a snail-mailed job search (or business) letter. Spell out industry-specific acronyms. Don’t assume that the reader is an industry expert. These things don’t belong in your job search documents anyway.

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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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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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Reactive Vs. Proactive Job Search Strategies

Career Realism

There are two kinds of job searches, reactive and proactive. Most people use reactive job search strategies , which means they look for job openings and then apply to ones that interest them. So, when you send your resume to recruiters and respond to job board postings, you are really at the mercy of what comes up. In a proactive job search, you pick the companies and the jobs you are seeking. Job Search career homepage

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

The 3-Step Strategy to Overcome Age Bias. Until recently, career professionals relied on a strategy to minimize age in our clients’ documents and online profiles – including only the past 10-15 years of career history and not including dates for education.

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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 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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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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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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Your New Degree is Not a Magic Wand for Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Incumbent graduates must reshape and reexamine the job search advice their parents are giving them. Your education is not a magic wand for your job search. In 2017, a degree doesn’t guarantee you a job. Can you make a job appear by earning a degree?

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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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7 Ways To Improve Your Failing LinkedIn Strategy

Career Realism

7 Ways To Improve Your Failing LinkedIn Strategy. Struggling to get serious job search mileage out of LinkedIn? If employers surf your Profile and then leave (or ignore your response to job postings), you might be missing simple strategies for presenting your brand on the site.

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.

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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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😤 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

If you're sick of looking for a job, this is for you. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more. My own long job search story.

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“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

As every job seeker is hopefully aware, when resumes are submitted to corporations or job boards, they are then filtered by Applicant Tracking Software.(ATS) These resources will be make specific keyword suggestions based on the position a job seeker is targeting. Now hit search.

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ResumeBear: 10 Industries Most in Need of Skilled Workers

Resume Bear

While the job market is making a recovery, it’s still hard to find a job in many cities in America, especially for new college grads who have little experience. Yet not all industries have been hit hard by the recession.

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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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Why You Should be Preparing a Job Search Strategy Before It’s Needed

The Undercover Recruiter

When I entered the recruiting field, I didn’t get my foot in the door by networking with key players in the industry. Why You Should be Preparing a Job Search Strategy Before It’s Needed. Job Search Career job hunt job search Networking Personal Brand Social Media

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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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New Jobs in the Social Media Industry

Resume Bear

Guest post by Barry Magennis - If you have a creative flare and are considering a career change then you could give the Social Media industry a thought. The social media industry has grown rapidly in the last decade thanks to the success and growth of websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Reduce Job Search Costs

Resume Bear

Remember the days when people would get a job right out of high school or college, stay with the same company for 30 or 40 years, then retire with a pension and a gold watch? Luckily, there are ways to save money, and maybe even take a tax deduction or two once you find a job.

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? Here are eight strategies to consider: 1.

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Do You Need a Job Search Marketing Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Don’t jump blindly into your job search! Here’s how to draft a strategy for success. Coming up with a marketing plan at the beginning a job search can sound a little intimidating, even for professionals and executives.

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Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility. 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.

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Job Search Tips When You Don’t Know Anyone

Career Realism

Whenever I talk about the importance of utilizing your network when looking for a job, I have people saying- but what if I don’t know anyone? Related: Is My Job Search Doomed If I Don’t Have A Network?

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Does ‘Luck’ Exist In A Job Search?

Career Realism

How is it some job seekers seem to attract career opportunities easier than others who possess the same qualifications and the same job search tools? Related: 7 Tips For Organizing A Messy Job Search. Unlucky Job Seeker Statements. Lucky Job Seeker Statements. I will do everything I can to speed up this job search process. Create A Job Search Road Map. Creating a job search plan is a pragmatic way to ignite your luck.

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Tips to Avoid Job Search Time Wasters: Part 1

Resume Bear

Looking for a job can be a full-time job in and of itself. Finding a job in today’s market is more than just posting a résumé and waiting for a call. Here are a few common time wasters job seekers fall into and how you can crawl out.

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How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I’ll talk about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and.

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Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move

Career Realism

Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move. Related: Job Seekers: Why You Should Try A Temp Job. Even a less-than-ideal temp job may be perceived as better than no job at all on your resume and LinkedIn profile.

Strategies for Job Searching In Our Current Economy

Corn on the Job

Liam Conduit is a HR Professional and has been writing industry related news and comment since 2006. Liam also has an interest in jobs, marketing and politics. This is a flawed strategy and it’s not hard for a HR professional to see desperation and a careless strategy.

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

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Use These Tips To Be Efficient In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most people think job searching comprises of simply sending out a resume and waiting for the interview call. However, for most people, job searching is tedious, time-consuming, and often more stressful than actually working. 3 Helpful Tips For Your Relocation Job Search.

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Chasing job search butterflies

Write Solution

They applied to all kinds of jobs online. Target determines strategy determines presentation determines content. Banking Industry Analyst. Without focus and strategy, these, job seekers burst out the job search backdoor expecting to catch all those butterflies at once.