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. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside. Be specific with examples and metrics. What’s wrong with job boards?

2017 157

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

In the late 90’s, with the internet boom, Monster and other job boards started advertising electronically. Suddenly, a job ad could be large and all-encompassing because employers were no longer restricted to some number of inches of newspaper. That gave rise to specific job boards for specific kinds of jobs. (In In Manage Your Job Search , I wrote about how to find the right kind of job board for you.).

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Lower Recruitment Costs and Time to Hire with Broadbean

Workology

I really didn’t have a moment to waste which is why I really love the ease of Broadbean’s job distribution platform. When posting a job within your applicant tracking system or ATS, Broadbean let’s you avoid the hassle and time posting your job opening and openings to multiple job boards individually. Social Media Recruiting and Job Distribution. Quality of Hire and Cost Per Hire Metrics.

2012 119

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. They know that, when you’re job hunting, you’re essentially a solopreneur. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.” ” His advice perfectly applies to job search and career management.

2017 105

The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?

Workology

Social Media is exhausting. Let me restate, doing social media right is exhausting. The dark circles were not brought on by conference parties, as many might suspect, but by late night blogging and creations of the next day’s social media strategies. Someone in the circle looked up from her phone and said, “Is anyone else tired of social media?” Is Social Media Hurting HR? Effective Metrics.

2013 115

The World’s Best Executive Resume Is Not Enough

Executive Career Brand

if you’re not using it with executive job search best practices. and you don’t back it up with social proof. 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. His only job search activity, he spends dizzying hours every day perusing job listings.

2013 182

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

Social recruiting has become the norm for executive recruiters. The cost of social recruiting is minimal (compared to posting on job boards) and opens them to a much larger pool of potential candidates. So, if you have a strong online presence, with a LinkedIn profile (and other online profiles, personal website, web resume, social media activity, etc.), There’s a lot more going on at LinkedIn – social branding, networking, curating content, etc.

2014 188

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. To continue to augment their user experience, ResumeBear has added more robust job board functionality for both the job seeker and the employer.

2012 214

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

Workology

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. Employment Branding is Not Social Media. Social media especially Twitter for recruiting is only one facet of the complexness that these employment-branding pioneers face. This fact in is part to our candidate’s preferences and habits in how they manage their job search.

2015 103

Recruiters: Don’t Expect a Return on Investment from LinkedIn!

The Undercover Recruiter

I am a massive fan of Return of Investment (ROI) when using social media, and I’m not talking about silly “like”, “follower”, ”share” metrics. Now if you are a good boy / girl, you’ll know that what you find on social media in terms of leads needs to be recorded on your lovely CRM (no excuses, it’s your job!) Most of the recruiters I work with are working on that metric (phew), but many more out there are not.

2013 78

How LinkedIn Has Changed Recruitment in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

Well, for one it gives companies access to ‘passive’ candidates , or those not actively looking for a new job but who make up the vast majority of professionals. As someone who started their career in recruiting before LinkedIn, I know what an impact it has had on the actual day-to-day recruiter job. How has the job of the recruiter changed? Like many brands, entering the social space is a considered decision and initially entered through a trialled period.

2014 81

Recruiters are Looking, What Do You Need To Do To Be Found?

Career Alley

Recruiters are getting savvier each day with social media. We all know that the job market is difficult at the moment and so people are branching out to new ways of connecting so it is vital that you have a social media profile that is up to date and up to scratch. A recent US survey stated that around 94% of recruiters are using social media platforms to recruit for vacancies and the majority of them are using Linkedin.

2012 235

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

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. She suggests starting simple using social media chats and Facebook groups to be able to build relationships with military veterans who are transitioning. Measure at periodic intervals like quarterly metrics. It’s easy to overmeasure and be focused on the metrics. You want to make sure that while you are aware of the metrics, it’s not your number 1 focus.

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? Many of them are baby boomers who come to me never having needed a resume (or any career documents) to land jobs over their 30+ year careers. Some haven’t been faced with job search for 5 or 10 years, or longer.

2010 208

Human Work in a Digital World

Workology

Do you utilize job boards, your own career site or otherwise? Do you tweet jobs out to a community? Do you post on job boards? Do you tweet out your jobs? Keeping solid metrics to measure efficiency and validity will help ascertain whether or not to continue those practices. Taking advantage of social media seems to be the modern solution to all problems, but is it, truly? Human Work.

2013 100

Measuring Recruiting’s Impact Beyond Source of Hire

Workology

Armed with numbers and percentages, you allocate dollars to job boards, social media, employee referral bonuses, agencies, and maybe even radio and billboards. Susan LaMotte, CEO and founder of exaqueo, doesn’t hang her hat on a source of hire metric either, but instead looks at “source of influence.” So, why no love for the source of hire metric? For example, you can’t look at employer branding metrics in a vacuum.

Hot Healthcare Recruiting Trends: Trend #1 – Capitalizing on Technology

Workology

Among the key metrics that technology can help improve? Industry-specific and niche job boards, easy posting distribution, automated candidate sourcing, employee referral and social media programs smash old and staid notions. Bonus Track HR Sourcing "Rayanne Thorn" 5 Hot trends in healthcare recruiting @Ray_anne blogging4jobs Broadbean technology healthcare system jobs healthcare systems hospital staff hospital staffing nurse recruiting nursing shortage

How Jagex Games Studio Saved £1 Million in Recruitment Fees

The Undercover Recruiter

We believe that our world-class online representation through social media channels, a comprehensive global events calendar, our refined and personable careers site and our highly trained industry specific recruitment team have made us one of the pioneers of truly successfully direct talent sourcing. At Jagex we invest in LinkedIn Recruiter, a state of the art ATS , a number of social media aggregators and an extensive and global events calendar.

2013 68

How In-House Recruiting Saved Epsilon £430,000 & Improved Staff Retention

The Undercover Recruiter

Job Board Advertising – A couple of generic sites (Monster & Totaljobs mainly), but I make use of many niche sites dependent on the positions such as Only Marketing Jobs , Marketing Week , Jobserve & Design Week to name a few. Social Media – Basic use of Twitter. This has significantly improved since using the various niche boards as it helped to increase brand awareness in the sector.

2013 73

7 Features Of Effective E-Cover Letters

Career Realism

Well, this trend isn’t limited to how we consume the news or social media status updates. Gone are the days when we could wax poetic in paragraph after paragraph in our job seeking correspondence. Using e-notes, or electronic cover letters, can give you an even bigger leg up, especially when applying via job board, e-mail, or company website. Include the job title and a branding statement here.

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. To make the most of your job search, you want to put your skills and career acumen where they will be viewed by your network, potential new connections, recruiters, hiring managers, and companies. I know you’re tired of waiting for responses from job boards or referrals from friends. Read: Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search.

2016 122

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. Social entrepreneurship is stupid. It’s stupid because you don’t’ need to be calling yourself a social entrepreneur in order to save the world.

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