Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Her company publishes resources for job seekers and help career professionals who advise them. Job Search

2017 88

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. The reality is that plenty of people will be expecting a cover letter (or covering email message), and favor candidates with well-written ones that convey personality.

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Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search. I guess no one is really ready for a job-hunt until they’re forced into it, but I’ve found that many new job seekers dive in before understanding how today’s executive job search works.

2016 106

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Executive job search in general.

2016 112

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. Having a solid command of the English language will be important for most any job you may be seeking. These things don’t belong in your job search documents anyway.

2016 106

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. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

2016 58

5 Tips For Staying Motivated During A FRUSTRATING Job Search

Career Realism

5 Tips For Staying Motivated During A FRUSTRATING Job Search. Let’s face it: job search can be challenging, and staying motivated during a FRUSTRATING job search can seem impossible sometimes. So, how can you get past your job search struggles?

2017 61

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?

2016 99

2016 Cover Letter Trends

Career Realism

Let that sink in for a minute…What influence does our ever-shrinking attention span ultimately have on our job searches—and our cover letters? It means the cover letter as we know it traditionally is dead. Related: 11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters.

Job Search: Practice Redefined

Career Realism

It clearly relates to interviews – but I also see connections to preparing a resume, or a cover letter, or a LinkedIn profile. Will job seekers use these new arguments to ignore the importance of practice as part of their career search? RELATED: Need some job search advice?

2015 53

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Hannah is a nationally recognized author and speaker on all things job search, with a weekly column in U.S.

2017 58

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.

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. whether or not they must keep their search confidential because they’re currently employed.

2015 116

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.

2016 60

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.

2015 117

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. So, we’re agreed that it’s worth your time to write a cover letter to accompany your resume (see Why Cover Letters Count ). Now you’re facing the daunting task of making your cover letter worth reading.

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.

2017 73

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates. Step one in job search is targeting.

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

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.

Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

I hope it goes without saying that typos, misspellings and grammatical errors in your job search personal marketing materials (LinkedIn profile, resume, biography, etc.) People assume they’ll be better communicators and leaders on the job. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2016 106

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.

2017 43

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.

2016 60

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. A polished elevator pitch is a powerful job search tool.

2016 57

How Important Are Thank You Notes in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers these days seem to pay less attention to good manners and etiquette through the job search process . I often hear stories about job seekers who didn’t get the job, but sent thank you notes anyway, and eventually landed the job when the first hire didn’t work out.

2015 130

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.

2016 61

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Use Your Dream Job as a Guide for Your Profile.

2016 74

6 Tips For Staying Sane During Your Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Staying Sane During Your Job Search. If you have been unemployed and looking for work for any length of time, the chances are good that you are: Frustrated at not having a job by now. Tired of hearing the “How’s the job search going?”

2016 55

15 Job Search Etiquette Tips

Career Realism

Minding your Ps and Qs is always important, but good etiquette becomes even more essential during a job search. Do not address your cover letter to a generic “Sir or Madam.” Never provide your current work email or telephone number as a contact means during a job search.

2014 58

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. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

2015 50

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.

2016 66

Get Ready for an Agile Job Search with Nissar Ahamed

Competitive Resumes

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is likely to give your job search a boost. Not only about resumes and cover letters, but also the workplace and productivity too. Job Search Job Advice

2016 63

Should You ‘Stop Writing Cover Letters?’

Career Realism

“Stop Writing Cover Letters! RELATED : Need some cover letter advice? Less than 100 words into the article, a study is quoted that says “only 18% of managers think cover letters are important.” Moreover, there are other supposed reasons for not writing a cover letter. “…a

7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. And still other times, your lack of understanding of the new world of job search in the digital age can wreak havoc. 7 Ways To Tarnish Your Personal Brand in Executive Job Search.

2017 77

Executive Job Search Email Mistakes: Careless Email Address and Subject Line

Executive Career Brand

Take a look at the email address you’re using for job search. or that the letters come together to convey an unintended meaning. If your ideal email address is taken, try adding your zip code or the zip code of the area in which you’re job-hunting. Think about this.

2016 117

Job Searching at 50+: A Guide for Older Employees

Professional Resume Services

Executive resume services can help older job seekers. Some older people believe they should easily be able to get a new job because of their extensive experience. Here is a quick guide for older employees embarking on a new job search. What to Put In a Cover Letter.

2016 106

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for. But is that where you need to be to get a job?

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. That’s right: be a consultant, not a job seeker. It is a current state report to help you sound more impressive than any job seeker can.

2016 64

How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Many of my executive job seeking clients ask me that question when we first connect. We discuss the fact that, by far, networking is the best way to land a job and that job boards yield dismal results. But don’t rudely burst into a request for them to help you get a job.

2016 87

How To Write A Cover Letter That Practically Guarantees You An Interview

Career Realism

How To Write A Cover Letter That Practically Guarantees You An Interview. How difficult is it to write a cover letter that makes a great first impression on a potential employer, highlights your best qualities, and makes you stand out? A bad cover letter can be even worse.