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

The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

2013 191

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

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

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. Maybe they’re not actively job seeking, or just beginning a search.

2016 229

Job Search Tips for Employees of RadioShack and Others Facing a Layoff

Career Solvers

Even if you think your job is not in jeopardy today, you should always be proactively managing your career because stuff happens…quickly. Review your resume to see if your document reads like a laundry list of job tasks or an accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven self-marketing tool.

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. 26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. While social media seems to be infiltrating nearly every bit of your lives, what about work? Job Feeds.

7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. Just the other day I received invitations to connect on LinkedIn from two women employed at the same company, in similar jobs. This can also jeopardize your current job.

2014 245

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 90

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. More in my post, Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search ?

2017 199

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Generic, Short Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

And, I want to see what executive recruiters and hiring decision makers see when they search for this candidate on LinkedIn, and land on their profile. More Information About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search. 5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search.

2015 174

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.

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

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 83

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. Provides social proof to publicly back up the claims you’ve made in your resume. and metrics?driven They both service different purposes in your job search.

2014 236

Are you positive about your job search?

Write Solution

Career Collective post: Once a month, a group of career professionals blog on a subject topical and timely for a job seeker. This month’s topic: Mid-year job search checkup. You’ve set up metrics to track resume send-out-versus-response ratios.

2011 87

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. Social recruiting has become the norm for executive recruiters.

2014 200

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. no LinkedIn profile, no meaningful, relevant web pages, no social media presence.

2013 161

The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. A job search is like a marathon.

2016 80

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.

2013 150

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

5 Reasons You Should Continue Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on your job search during the holiday season, believing that no one hires at this time of year? Related: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays. Job Search career advice holiday job search job search

2015 81

Should Recruiters Use Klout?

The Undercover Recruiter

A little while ago, there was a lot of chatter in the blogosphere when the CEO of Klout , a social media analytical tool which attempts to measure ‘influence’, tweeted a Salesforce job post that required a Klout score of 35 or above.

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

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

2011 73

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. HR Social Media

2015 138

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

5 QUICK TIPS FOR RE-LAUNCHING YOUR BRAND ON LINKEDIN

Call to Career

Your LinkedIn metrics tell the story. Here are five quick tips: career advancement job search Career Coach Find a job Find a job with social media Job opportunities LinkedInDoes your profile need a refresh? Here is an easy way to find out.

2017 40

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. Many surveys show that the vast majority of them social recruit. Include 3 or 4 value-driven bulleted statements with metrics.

2017 203

8 Ways To Get Your Resume Noticed By Recruiters

Career Realism

Recruiters can receive hundreds of resumes to review for a single job posting. Thoroughly read the job descriptions and requirements and make sure you understand what the job entails. Avoid lengthy and irrelevant descriptions and include quantitative metrics.

2019 52

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. Whereas Twitter and Facebook still receive lower marks from many job seekers. That a job seeker has taken the time to get them.

2010 113

Measuring Job Hunt Success: The Unsolicited Call

The Job Quest

While on Twitter last week, an interesting tweet by recruiter and social media strategist Steve Levy caught my eye: The first part of his tweet makes perfect sense and is something that I have talked about here , but the second part — the “unsolicited call” — intrigued me.

2012 194

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. This has not escaped our careers and job searches.

2017 99

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.

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.

2012 179

5 Reasons Why Mentorships Help Attorneys Advance Their Careers

Career Realism

The short-term metrics of individual billings, billable hours and associate partner leverage ratios rule, and mentoring doesn’t have a metric. Job Search careerHow can mentorships help attorneys advance their careers?

2013 106

6 Ways to Re-Invent Your Résumé with a VisualCV

Careers Done Write

The traditional résumé is not destined to be a thing of the past any time soon; but there is a new kid in town that is giving candidates a huge boost with their job searches. Gather metrics.

2010 207

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

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? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

3 Flexible Day Jobs For Actors

Career Realism

That is why having a day job with growth potential – or even a parallel career path – in place before that decision needs to be made is so valuable. So with that in mind, here is my list of three jobs which can be done as day jobs or as alternative careers, or even developed into businesses.

2013 82

7 Phrases To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

An interesting practice seems to have cropped up among self-written social media profiles. Phrases that are taboo on resumes like, “Self-motivated team player,” are creeping back into lists of job hunter credentials on LinkedIn. Job Search career

2013 83

Career Management: It Takes a Village

Career Solvers

They focus on the fit for their child based on school size, location, academic rigor, social life, and perhaps most of all but least talked about… “street cred&# or how good or bad it will sound to tell others where your kid goes to school.

2010 63

14 Reasons I Won't Follow You On Twitter [Revisited]

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? I generally shy away from politics all together on social networks, except if it’s an issue very near and dear to my heart. But to some people, that’s an important metric, and that’s perfectly fine.

2010 205

“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