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. Be specific with examples and metrics.

2017 174

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 224

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? They easily slid into new jobs.

2010 242

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.

2012 278

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. Think of your job search as a business.

2017 131

3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. At the start of The Hunger Games , Katniss finds herself on a pedestal looking out upon a massive cornucopia filled with weapons and resources. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this.

2016 83

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. 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 147

Job Search: Then and Now

Career Rocketeer

I’m often asked what changes I’ve seen in effective job search strategies from several years ago versus now. These days most any Applicant Tracking System (ATS), or means for a recruiter to search for someone is based on key words they use for the search.

Why a Recruiter is Necessary in Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

There are metrics that determine what makes a viable candidate, a team of personalities who will be a part of the decision making process and more tests than you ever took in High School Geometry just to determine if you are the employee for them. Better aptitude to do the job?

2013 114

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor? Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? Good Luck and Happy Job Hunt!

2011 73

5 Cover Letter Mistakes You Must Avoid

Career Realism

You've polished your resume to no end, especially after finding a job posting that precisely fits your skills. Many hiring managers use your cover letter to gauge your interest in the company, as well as your aptitude for the job.

Did My Resume End up in the Black Hole?

Resume Bear

I have often heard job seekers refer to the application process as a “black hole where resumes go, never to be heard from again”. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BOL), there are 6 job seekers for every opening. Today’s job market is about visibility and differentiation.

2011 256

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. You might be surprised at how savvy recruiters and human resources professionals are when it comes to using social media for recruiting, sourcing, and workplace branding at your organization. Job Feeds.

Tim Sackett on 7 Secrets Only HR Pros Know

Resume Bear

The information of why certain departments tend to get more (resources, staff, etc.) I was thinking of putting down: We cook the books on our metrics, but guess what? Career Advice Human Resource News Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Success Stories Why ResumeBear?

2012 225

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2% If you’re going to leverage a job offer, here’s how.

2019 130

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. It’s really no different for job seekers. Focus on Accomplishments Over Job Tasks.

2011 245

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

After all, people searching for viable candidates like you will likely see your LinkedIn profile before they ever reach out to you and request your resume. They spend a significant part of their days searching online for candidates, and a significant part of that time specifically on LinkedIn.

2014 200

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding

Executive Career Brand

Because he’s not in a confidential search, he wanted me to use his real name here. Top brand attributes – Fearless, confident, resourceful, passionate. President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

2011 165

The Real Reason Why Most LinkedIn Profiles Suck

Career Solvers

And everyone agrees that these references to personal attributes should be banned from profiles whenever possible in favor of tangible, accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven proof of professional performance. In other words, all the job descriptions sucked.

2011 90

Job Interview “Elevator Pitch”

Resume Bear

For example, being proficient in Microsoft Project can position a project manager as a candidate that gets the job done expeditiously and in turn saves time, money, and resources. Use accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven examples to support your strengths.

2011 247

Make Sure This Part Of Your Resume Is Flawless

Career Realism

Does it give me data, metrics, and outcomes, so that I know what this person can deliver? Take a look at the job description and highlight the keywords. Use the exact terms that are used in the job description. Include Metrics And Data. Job Search Resume

2015 114

The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?

Workology

And the social sharing of advice and ideas is blooming on every social corner – I love it and wish I had had these types of resources and networks when I was working in the trenches. Effective Metrics. Social Media is exhausting.

2013 150

Ace Any Executive Job Interview With A 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

How can you prove yourself in a demanding executive job interview and give yourself a blueprint to success in your new job at the same time? Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer. How Can A 90-Day Plan Help You Get An Executive Job Offer?

2015 83

How To Demonstrate To Employers That You’re The Best Talent

Career Realism

Each time a job posting goes up, the employer’s mission is to find the best talent for the position. As a job candidate, your job is to demonstrate that you are that person. By this we mean focusing on things that will demonstrate to an employer how well you did on the job.

2014 113

4 Tips On Backing Up Your Soft Skills With Hard Facts

Career Realism

Oftentimes soft skills are indicated with words such as team player, detail-oriented, creative, innovative , problem solver/critical thinker, visionary, responsible, dependable, flexible, effective communicator, resourceful, professional, and more.

2015 114

Receiving 100s Of Rejections To Your Applications? Read This!

Career Realism

I am sure you must be very frustrated when you receive 100s of rejections to your job applications. Related: How To Turn Job Rejection Into An Advantage. Fake Jobs! Yes, I just said it; fake jobs! I used to work for S&P so I do know a few things about metrics.

2016 83

Does Your Cover Letter Make These 5 Critical Mistakes?

Jennifer Anthony

You’ve polished your resume to no end, especially after finding a great job posting that seems tailor-made for your leadership skills. Many hiring managers use your cover letter to gauge your interest in the company, as well as to measure your aptitude for the job. Here are 5 of the most crucial mistakes made in cover letters—including those that can quickly knock you out of the running for a leadership job: 1 – Your opening line was boring. By Laura Smith-Proulx.

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

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. Set Up an Affinity Group to begin engaging and providing resources and information for retired and activity duty military veterans who are need resources and support as they begin transitioning.

6 Punctuation Tips For A Sexier Resume

Career Realism

With all of the emphasis on loading your documents with keywords, accomplishments, and metrics that make the case for you being the perfect fit for the position you’re after, have you overlooked proper punctuation? Job Search Resume punctuation

2014 114

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2009

Learning Voyager

All Things Workplace Beyond Blinking Lights and Acronyms Developing Leaders Employee Engagement Zingers Endless Knots FEARLESS LEADERSHIP Gautam Ghosh on Human Resources Gautam Ghosh on Organizations 2.0 with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Manager Tools Mass Bay ODLG McArthurs Rant - Human Resources, Organisations and HR 2.0 Where's My Job?" ► May (8) The Five Stories Every Job Hunter Must Be Ready to. Here We Are. Now What?

2009 43

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

If so, it may be time to perform a checkup on your resume to improve the overall health of your job-search campaign. The job description. These resumes list job responsibilities galore and often look like the writer literally cut and pasted their job description into the resume.

2011 89

7 Phrases To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Phrases that are taboo on resumes like, “Self-motivated team player,” are creeping back into lists of job hunter credentials on LinkedIn. Unfortunately, these mundane, dry, and redundant phrases can make it difficult for you to maximize the power of LinkedIn in a job search.

2013 83

Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, May 13th, 2010 Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview Everyone needs an elevator pitch which is a quick overview of who you are and the value you can bring to an organization.

2010 80

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. Of course, you won’t have decades to get the job done.

2009 158

Career Management: It Takes a Village

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 25th, 2010 Career Management: It Takes a Village Last week I attended the first of many college planning meetings at my daughter’s school.

2010 63

Could Your Executive Resume Actually Be Too Short?

Jennifer Anthony

Fast forward to the rapid-fire job market of today, and you’ll find that things have changed considerably. Job seekers have more information than ever before to incorporate into an executive resume. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

2009 130

Be a Lean, Mean, Creative Recruiting Machine in 2015

Workology

Our jobs are extremely challenging thanks to a good economy combined with an increase in the number of candidates who are looking to make a move in 2015. These candidates are smarter and more secretive than ever about their 2015 job search.

2015 138

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most often, a Performance Improvement Plan is an exercise designed and supervised by Human Resources to assist management in terminating an employee. Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description. Goals without Measurable Metrics.” Insufficient Resources Provided (most often staff.) I was once retained by a client who worked for Human Resources in a large insurance company.

2016 100

“Kiss Me I'm Irish” Carnival of HR

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | HR , Networking “Kiss Me I’m Irish&# Carnival of HR Posted on 17 March 2010.

2010 85

“Kiss Me I'm Irish” Carnival of HR | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | HR , Networking “Kiss Me I’m Irish&# Carnival of HR Posted on 17 March 2010.

2010 79

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

Know Your Value: Don't Undersell Yourself on Your Resume

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Many job seekers, especially those who don’t work at a job where metrics are directly involved with their role, will often fail to promote the difference they have made.

2010 58

Meet Steve… Tired Of Being Led On By Employers

Career Realism

For the next three weeks, we will share stories of job seekers who have applied for a scholarship ( see the application form here ), so you can see how important it is that we get them the help they want and deserve, but can’t afford. Want to know how you can help job seekers like Steve?

2013 82