4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. Using Social Networking in Your Job Search. Having worked for a number of well-known Fortune 200 companies, I have often found that job seekers, particularly those that work in the digital space, place their personal online brand as a secondary need and focus putting their employer’s activities and social media properties first. LinkedIn, the Professional Job Search Network. Job Feeds.

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% Going to your employer with a competing job offer in hand involves some risk. But if you play your cards right and understand your company’s HR metrics , you might find yourself in a more lucrative and compelling role than before the new opportunity came along.

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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. Before dusting off your old resume (if you have one), merely updating it with your latest contributions and career history, and expecting that, when you put it out there they will come, you need to get a handle on today’s modern resume and what part it plays in the new world of executive job search.

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How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. While every new engagement is a chance to broaden your experience, that is not always conveyed when searching for the next new opportunity. Sales jobs, meanwhile, lend particularly well to metrics. Today, online resume solutions enable individuals to create a custom portfolio for each type of job application.

2017 130

7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview

Career Realism

Employers will often bring in candidates who don’t fit the job posting 100% to see what else they’re bringing to the table at this stage. Lack Of Match-Up Between Job Titles And Actual Responsibilities. If your last job was as a Director of Marketing, but the resume makes it seem like you were more of a Manager (and the interview did little to change this perception) that’s going to be an issue. What types of job titles do they have?

2016 63

Help! My Resume Is Dead On Arrival

Career Realism

Identify your ideal job target, and compile a folder of job postings that have piqued your interest. Evaluate job postings for common qualifications and requested attributes. Beyond job postings, checking out the LinkedIn Profiles of people who currently have the position you want is a great way to collect keyword information (you can find this in the “Skills & Endorsements” section of a person’s profile). My Resume Is Dead On Arrival.

2016 62

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

Career Alley

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. It may seem boring but it is creating more opportunities in the job market than many other social media outlets.

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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. In order to make a lateral move to another career, you’ll need to get to know the new career just as well as you know the old one, including the customers, products, metrics and process, among other aspects. Of course, you won’t have decades to get the job done.

2009 122

The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?

Workology

A recent Jobvite survey reported that of 1600 respondents, 60% had saved an average of $20,000 annually by using social recruiting tools – and 20% saved an average of more than $90,000. Perhaps it’s in the subtle shift of job boards and HR technology to add social capabilities to their offerings. and just not applying the old school method of “post and pray” All of these things play into the hiring and job search changes we have seen.

2013 115

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Surveys & White Papers. As a result, HR can also lead the way toward defining key results or performance indicators for every job description- hard and fast metrics by which the strength of your workforce can be analayzed. Blais began blogging in 2004, as he researched the value of social networks and new media for employers and job seekers.?e Recruiting / HR Jobs.

2011 54

I’m supposed to write 23 mini-essays in 24 hours before an employer will even interview me

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am in the early stages of job searching and have a situation that I’m not sure is abnormal or not. I received the following questionnaire to complete after I applied for a director level job in the nonprofit/association industry. If you would, please describe/explain the reasons for your career moves/job changes, including gaps of employment if applicable. Member Surveys Analytics/Survey Tools used.

2018 29

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. And many companies are taking advantage of the job market to pay as little as possible and get bargain priced talent. Is this your first time here?

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