7 Ways To Revamp Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Are you a prime candidate for a mid-level or senior-level leadership role? The way recruiters and hiring managers look for leadership candidates is a bit different than the way they search for candidates in other roles. Before you apply to that leadership position, make sure you leverage these seven strategies to tailor your resume for maximum impact. More importantly, use these keywords in each relevant job listing you include in your document.

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position. Are you a prime candidate for a mid- to senior-level leadership role? As you (hopefully) know, the computer databases, or Applicant Tracking Systems, that store and analyze incoming resumes for job board, employer, and recruiter sites, count the number of times certain words are used in your resume. Even more importantly, use these keywords in each relevant job listing you include in your document.


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7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Are you a prime candidate for a mid- to senior-level leadership role? As you (hopefully) know, the computer databases, or Applicant Tracking Systems, that store and analyze incoming resumes for job board, employer, and recruiter sites, count the number of times certain words are used in your resume. Include a keyword section in your summary and stock it full of 12 to 15 keywords pulled from the job description of the role you are pursuing. Job Search Resume leadershi

How to Get Your CV Right [9 Top Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

When applying for a job, it’s important to get your CV right when you send it off. The CV is not what gets you the job, it’s what gets you the interview. Know Who Will Read It: Consider who is going to read it – what do you need to tell them in relation to this job? So what does the person recruiting for this job actually need to hear about? Another way of searching is to get a match between the responsibilities of the job and the CVs.

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Aligning Company Growth Goals thru Succession Planning, part 1


When job requisitions stack high, is it easy to have a “post and pray” approach – meaning posting to the various job boards, sitting back with a yawn, and waiting for excellent applicants / candidates to drop into the recruiter’s or talent acquisition leader’s lap. An interesting by-product of growing your leadership from within is the vested interest your workforce will build within themselves. Creating a Strategic Approach to Succession Planning. World 3.0

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Shift Happens and so do Rifts


There is talk about a movement , about new leadership, about change of focus, about a shift, dare I suggest of the paradigm kind? There have been those who argued the job board is dead – they didn’t die, but job boards did change. I have many friends in various industries who see change coming – some fight it, some wax their boards and ride the wave, just going where it takes them, without a real plan or strategy. “Change occurs slowly.

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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. And there are those who truly have job security, at least for the time being, but are dissatisfied with their job or their company. Is Google Plus Useful for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search?

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If All Else Fails in Executive Job Search, Read the Directions

Executive Career Brand

The same holds true for executive job search. If you haven’t been in a job search for, say, 5 years or more, you probably don’t have an overall understanding of how it works today. You may think that step one in job search is dusting off your resume, updating it, and loading it onto as many job boards as possible. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search. How to Network Your Way Into a Great-Fit Executive Job.

2016 173

?? Top Job Search Articles of 2020


2020's most popular job search blog posts from the most popular job search bloggers. At the end of every year, I reach out to dozens of job search experts to ask for their top job search-related articles from the past 12 months. Mandy Fard: Job Offer Acceptance Email.

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5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

When you’re in executive job search mode, landing a coveted interview is like hitting the jackpot. Sometimes you’re lucky, and job interviews come easily, despite your lack of focused and concerted effort. 2 Important Executive Job Search Caveats. Don’t spend a lot of time responding to job postings. Only a very small percent of executive job seekers land jobs through job boards, especially at the c-suite and senior executive level.

2017 113

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. Start by targeting your job search , and defining the true value you offer those particular target employers, so that you can position yourself as someone who will step in and take care of particular problems facing them right now.

2016 185

Landing a High-Paying Job in Tough Times


As the Australian job market is softening, finding a well paid job is becoming a more challenging task than before. Landing high-paying jobs in the current business environment requires not only education and talent, but also a lot of work invested by job seekers. Here are four solid tips to help you land a well paid job. So get used to the idea that achieving a well paid leadership position requires more than just being technically good at your job.

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Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Be diligent in the practices that sustain you as a leader; this is the version of you that you want walking into job interviews. Being a leader requires taking risks, creating opportunities out of problems, and venturing out onto the skinny branches; your job search is the perfect opportunity to practice these skills and sustain the leader you truly are. Stay up later surfing job boards. Perhaps you’d like to write five cover letters that week or go to three job fairs.

2019 184

Hiring Now.Square

Career Realism

Here's a snapshot of job opportunities at Square. The job interview process at Square includes an initial interview with the recruiter, then an interview with Square employees that you'd be working closely with if hired, and most positions require job seekers to take part in a project.

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Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search? Networking is the best way to land a job. What are some of the most effective strategies to build a personal brand to differentiate oneself in this competitive job market? Prepare to excel in job interviews.

Agility: A New Sign of Business Success – part 1


Job requisitions are stacked high, but gone are the days of post and pray – meaning posting to the various job boards and just waiting for excellent applicants / candidates to drop into waiting laps. An interesting by-product of growing your leadership from within is the vested interest your workforce will build within themselves. The same can occur with an engaged workforce – identifying leadership traits and potential early on changes how we hire and how we promote.

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7 Deadly Sins of Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

If your executive resume isn’t doing its job landing you interviews, and you know it doesn’t present you well, it may need an intervention. If your only job search efforts have been posting your resume to job boards, there may be nothing wrong with your resume. When you use job boards and respond to job postings, your resume gets dumped into a database, to be parsed using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), and matched with job openings.

Analytics & Execution is Key to Be Taken Seriously in Employer Branding


I was struggling with justifying my recruiting actions and activity with my senior leadership team. I went so far as to publish my phone number in online job and newspaper ads because I was desperate for understanding in the type of recruiting ROI I was getting. Add in branding, messaging, storytelling across job boards, career sites, career fairs, social media and every recruiting channel in between.

2015 103

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. If you haven’t been in a job search for more than 2 or 3 years, you may think that all you need to do to land a job these days is dust off your executive resume, insert any updates, post it to as many job boards as possible, then sit back and wait for the interview offers to come flooding in. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

2011 173

How Recruiters Use Social Media to Find Talent & Hire Online


For Job Seekers: Online Job Search Tips & Advice. The old way of thinking about finding a job was actually quite simple. Wait for a job opening, then submit a resume. These days, organizations are looking for candidates long before jobs open up. In fact, many organizations are starting “ talent communities ” which is a database of candidates who’ve shown interest in their company, but are not attached to a specific job yet.

*Breaking News* Blogging4Jobs Acquires Job Seeker Talent Community


In 2007, the popular human resources and workplace blog, Blogging4Jobs.com was created with one goal, to help job seekers learn the unwritten rules of the job hunt. Nearly 5 years later, the blog’s focus has changed to incorporate job search, workplace, HR, and leadership topics boasting traffic of nearly 100,000 monthly visitors. And today, I’m coming full circle of sorts with the acquisition of the online job seeker talent community, Secrets of the Job Hunt.

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Xceptional HR Announces Partnership with Broadbean


We are happy to bring Xceptional HR on board.”. Xceptional HR Consulting is a global workplace technology consultancy that provides technology, mobile, and social media training, strategy, and analysis for HR, Recruiting and senior organizational leadership teams. Founded in 2009, Xceptional HR focuses on workology, the convergence of technology, company culture, and engagement for candidates, employees, and leadership in the workplace. Today is a very good day.

2012 128

Survival Of The Job Seekers- Interview Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Know

Career Alley

Everyone wants to know what the secret is to getting an edge on the competition while job searching. The best place to turn to when it comes to this is to the people who interview and hire for jobs themselves. How you can be the one that gets the job? Am I likeable and able to perform this job? As an introvert, you most likely think more before you speak and are a great listener so use that to talk about why that would make you suitable for a leadership position.

2012 215

5 Executive Job Search Tactics You Need To Try

Executive Career Brand

I liken this to executive job seekers who stick to the same one or two search strategies that may or may NOT be helping them achieve their career goals. If, like many executives I speak with, you’re limiting your search tactics to scouring the job boards, posting your resume all over the place and waiting for interviews to pour in, you’re sticking with tactics that yield dismal results. Maybe it’s time to try something new, and keep your job search interesting.

2012 166

Pick Me! How To Sell Your Soft Skills Online

Cube Rules

You’re having a hard time finding traction in today’s competitive job market. How can you set yourself apart from the zombie-like horde of job seekers applying for the same positions as you? After all, you’re not a job-hunting zombie looking for a position like a zombie hunts for brains. You have a brain, a good one, and now it’s time to get you a job to match! You can use that same branding power to really sell your soft skills in the job hunt. Job Search

2012 166

ExecuNet's 2010 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report

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? A new resilience is emerging in the 150K+ executive job market. More than ever, job board postings yield dismal results. Personal branding and online identity play a key role in executive job search.

2010 132

Lights, Camera, ACTION: Corporate Recruitment Videos


Since 2008, I have managed the Jobs at GEICO channel on YouTube. The big job boards offer production services, as do many recruitment ad agencies. Job seekers want to hear from real employees – not just some corporate talking heads. If you are working on a sales career video, bring in your Sales department leadership. Embed the video to your online job board postings (note: there may be a fee associated).

2012 110

Job Search Blogs

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Job Search Marketing Google Me: An exclusive interview with the CEO of Vizibility » Job Search Blogs Published January 12, 2010 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: blogging to find a job , career branding , career marketing plan , Job Search blogging , linkedin , personal branding , personal branding blogs We are in a world of constant connectivity and endless communities.

2010 113

5 Recruiting Trends in 2014 You Can’t Ignore #recruittrends


I’ve been personally preparing for this mass exodus since 2005 as experienced knowledge workers with business leadership experience will be in short supply, and I’ll be able to expect top dollar when it comes to my salary. In my mind it’s no longer about the skills gap but the leadership gap where an estimated shortage of 30 to 40 million educated knowledge workers will be a reality starting in 2020.

2014 113

Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

Resume Bear

Men and women who have served our country possess qualities and skills that are of great value to employers, including a strong work ethic, leadership and problem solving. Get your own free personal dashboard to manage your job search. Search the ResumeBear job board for exciting job opportunities. Use our HirePatriots.com site for military information and short term jobs.

Stalled Executive Job Search? Get Busy on LinkedIn and Twitter

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? We also had a long consultation back then on the best job search strategies for him, working from his list of target companies and organizations. Relying on job boards – even the good ones – wasn’t getting him anywhere.

2010 178

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck. Get the diploma, send out a few “dynamite” resumes, and a job will follow. Job hunting in the adult world of work is more than sending resumes to job boards. Job satisfaction, fulfillment and life/work balance are secondary. A new college grad could pursue that sales job and make good money.

4 Ways Sourcers & Recruiters Can Show Recruitment ROI


that are offering recruiter free job boards it shows that people find recruiters and sourcers less lovable than stockbrokers. In addition do a short email once a week showing your thought leadership. Recruitment and Sourcing ROI. If you look at the trends within recruiting on sites like Angel.co Even though we are still more lovable then used car salesman its important that sourcers and recruiters put a little extra effort in communicating their value to their organization.

How To Find 6-Figure Jobs In The Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

Did you know hundreds of thousands of high five- and six- figure jobs are filled each month that are never seen on job boards? Meanwhile, the 15% to 20% of positions that make it to job boards are “jumped on” by 95% of job seekers! That sheds some light on why job seekers complain of never getting any responses from job boards. The truth is that the problem isn’t with you or your resume: Job boards yield an average 1% response rate.

2013 63

HR Technology Trendspotting: What’s Coming in 2014 #recruittrends


Nor are the litany of other recurring themes which constitute “thought leadership” in HR Technology. Replace “social” in 2009 with “mobile” in 2014 and you’ll see we haven’t really progressed, we’re just talking about different ways to distribute the same content – resumes and job descriptions, mostly. Sometimes, that requires a little rebranding – think: “professional network” instead of job board and you’ll get the idea. Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

2014 111

Military To Civilian: 3 Tips For Career Success

Career Realism

A chief concern of many transitioning military job seekers is putting military experience into civilian terms in order to adequately market their talents. Pinpoint the civilian job title that most closely matches your military experience and target your job search. Many companies in Corporate America value the military job seeker’s training, teamwork, leadership, and dedication. Job Search career

What is The Best Coding Bootcamp For Machine Learning and Deep Learning?

Imarticus Learning

They also provide quarterly career day that connects the hirers with the students to enhance job opportunities. Product school: A list of comprehensive courses including product leadership, UX design for product managers and more cover subjects including Data analytics for managers(SQL & machine learning), blockchain and cryptocurrencies and project management.

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A Look Into the Candidate Experience (Part 1)


The candidate experience doesn’t stop when a job seeker becomes an employee. Executive and senior leadership communication is just as important and should be frequent with human resources playing their part in employee relations and internal communication and benefit marketing campaigns. The path to candidate is different and unique for each prospect which makes it challenging to anticipate the actions that led the candidate to initiate a buying action by applying for a job.

2014 108

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Threshold Consulting

This is another post in a series of monthly advice in association with the Career Collective , a group of professionals who collaborate to provide guidance for job seekers and careerists. The questions this month are: What do you do when you're really, really, really discouraged about your unsuccessful job search? How do you overcome the negative aspects of job search? I think there’s something to that, especially when you consider job search.

2010 149

5 Tactics to Land a Green Industry Executive Job

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? Over this decade green jobs will open wide, as companies, organizations and all of us as individuals scramble to “go green&#. Do you have the goods to compete for top-level jobs in this emerging, sought-after industry?

2010 124

8 Low Cost Ways to Elevate Your Brand and Increase Job Visibility


According to many experts, employer branding is not what HR or your leadership think it is; it’s what your employees and job seekers say it is. Regardless of where you fall on this spectrum, here are some simple ideas for increasing awareness of your brand and job opportunities. In many ways, it’s their job is to deliver on your employment value proposition. LinkedIn Student Jobs: College students are the “fastest growing and most engaged” population on LinkedIn.

2013 113

Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011


Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – Fpnjobs.net - 8,565 people like this – Fpnjobs is a easy to use site for Film production resources, Here you can post a JOB, find a JOB, list your film services, or find Film services, and Put the CASTING CALLS and all this is for FREEEEEEEEEE. ZUMBEEL | A Telecom Career eTool – 10,230 people like this – mostly job listings for telecom engineering professionals.

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Age Discrimination Has No Bias – #TheCandidate


I see great value in a job well done. I recently made a job change and up until that final interview, I hadn’t yet considered that maybe my age would be a factor. A few even held senior leadership positions for most of their adult lives and now find themselves “over-qualified” and unemployable. Not long after this first encounter, my friend Nancy entered a sketchy job market and the painful process of a protracted job search that would last nearly two years.