Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Networking

Career Alley

There are a number of ways you can leverage your network without calling people as the first step (although this is not a bad way to start). Networking Job Search Toolkit

2017 193

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Networking

Career Alley

Network, Network, Network – the most important three words in job search. According to a report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”and this could not be more true for finding your next job. Networking College Grad Job Search

2016 239
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Job Search During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

We all know that a job search can be stressful under the best of conditions. But in these current times of COVID-19, how do we stay in the right frame of mind to be successful in today’s job search ? Personal Networking. Job Search During Covid?

2020 215

Dealing with Depression and Negative Mindset in Job Search

Executive Career Brand

The pandemic, the heightened focus on racial injustices, and the overriding political divisiveness we’re experiencing pushes many people into a negative mindset, or even job search depression. Even in “normal” times, job search can be overwhelming and challenging.

2020 200

5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

As you add contacts (or renew old contacts) during your job search, you should also “refresh” your relationships on a regular basis while looking for a job. For friends, relatives and business acquaintances, it is as easy as reminding them that you’re out there looking for a job. If they know you they already know that you are looking for a job, so a simple email (or phone call) will usually suffice. Good luck in your search, Joey.

2014 250

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

For those trying to conduct a job search during the coronavirus pandemic, it may be tempting to throw up your hands and admit defeat — at least until a sense of normalcy returns. Be the job candidate who does not get distracted by all of the coronavirus updates.

2020 251

Smart Networking Tips from Job Search and Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

Smart networking continues to be the best way to land a job that you covet and deserve. Over the past 10-15 years, power networking has expanded to include connecting and communicating through social media. So many of us shudder at the thought of having to network, even if we know we HAVE to. The post Smart Networking Tips from Job Search and Career Experts appeared first on Executive Career Brand

2019 197

Twitter vs LinkedIn for Executive Job Search Networking

Executive Career Brand

are the best ones for them to use, to accelerate their executive job search. The post Twitter vs LinkedIn for Executive Job Search Networking appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search LinkedIn Twitter networkingMany of my clients consult me about which social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, etc. – LinkedIn and Twitter are the ones I recommend most.

2018 162

5 Transformative Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

In executive job search strategy sessions, my clients and I discuss all kinds of obstacles and issues they’re dealing with, or have concerns about. Previously, I wrote posts covering job search FAQs […]. The post 5 Transformative Executive Job Search FAQs appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search Executive Networking Executive Recruiters executive recruiters networking

2018 189

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Networking

Career Alley

Network, Network, Network – the most important three words in job search. According to a report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”and this could not be more true for finding your next job. While “who you know” has always been important, it has never been easier to leverage your network with services like LinkedIn and other social networks.

2015 185

Reset Your Executive Job Search: What Got You There Will Keep You on Top

Executive Career Brand

When you first meet a recruiter, you may think “I’m so perfect for the job. ” It’s time to reset your executive job search, if such a chasm exists between your expectation and a recruiter’s initial reaction to you. […].

2020 248

The Four Legs of Job Search

Career Alley

the "four legs" of job search are Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Networking (and Social Networks) and Company Career sites. Job Search Plan Company Career Sites

2016 287

8 Job Search Trends You Should Expect in 2020

Ms. Career Girl

The new year always brings some exciting new developments in the job market with it. New tech impacts the business world, and perhaps new job opportunities have arisen? . In 2019, about 7 million jobs were unfilled ! Which skills should you build up if you want to find a job?

2020 240

The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Leverage this powerful asset and use it both during and after your executive job search. The post The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Search Executive NetworkingSocial capital is the value of other people in your life.

2019 219

Who’s Your Daddy? – Leverage Your Job Search Network

Career Alley

In a prior post on this topic (Job Leads and Links from Friends – Did You Network Today?) I mentioned that I did not know the statistics of those hired due to Networking (versus job hunting). I still don’t know the stats, but I do know that Networking has the following going for it: Cost – […]. Networking

2017 222

4 Tips for Utilizing Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Not all social networking sites are equal when it comes to getting your name out there for a job. LinkedIn, however, bills itself as the 'world's largest professional network' and lives up to the name. Career Advice Networking Social Media Social Networks

2020 182

6 Tips for Expanding Your Job Search Network

Career Alley

The "build your network" concept is great, but how do you actually build a network? But networking can be tough, especially if you are not the "social" type. Career advice

2016 269

Best Tips for Leveraging Your Network in your Job Search

Career Alley

Your network of friends, coworkers, business acquaintances and family is one of your most important job search assets. How you leverage your network during your job search is equally as important and can often be the deciding factor in how quickly you land a new job. There are many ways you can leverage your network and there is a delicate balance between over-using your network and not using it enough. Good luck in your search.

2013 267

Executive Job Search Networking Lessons from Expert Connectors and Relationship-Builders

Executive Career Brand

You may not fully grasp the fact that networking is the most successful executive job search method. but you’re either not good at networking – for executive job search or anything else – or you dread the thought of having to do it. The post Executive Job Search Networking Lessons from Expert Connectors and Relationship-Builders appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search Executive Networking

2018 174

Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Business social network sites allow you to either reconnect or stay connected to current and past friends, college alumni, industry contacts, coworkers and former colleagues. Social Media Facebook Job Search LinkedIn Networking Social Networks Twitter

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Planning

Career Alley

There are some basic tips you can follow to target your job search that will minimize the time spent and maximize the results. Planning for you job search should be on the top of your list and you should have your plan (or a high level approach) completed before you start sending your resume to potential employers. How you spend your time during your job search is critical. You should also evaluate time spent on job search tasks versus results.

2015 293

Making Networking and Informational Interviews Part of your Job Search

Career Alley

There’s a 90% chance your next job will come through networking, even more so if relocation isn’t part of your job searching plan. Nationally , 80% of all jobs are found in the hidden job market. You find the hidden job market through networking. The hidden job market is composed of the positions that open in organizations that are never advertised and are usually filled via word-of-mouth. Good luck in your search. Job Search.

2013 245

How to Harness the Power of Positive Thinking During Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re miserable in your job, first realize your unhappiness is likely a signal to you that something isn’t right, that now is the time to move on. Your job search will thank you! Negative self-talk during a prolonged job search is a vicious cycle.

2020 226

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Used in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I’ve found that many executive job seekers don’t know anything about ATS, and are in the dark about how ATS and AI work together. The post How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Used in Executive Job Search appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Interviews Executive Job Search Executive Networking Artificial Intelligence (AI) executive job interviews

2019 205

5 More Tips for Leveraging Your Social Networks in Your Job Search

Career Alley

You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” While I don’t believe the first part of the saying (because what you don’t know will eventually catch up with you), the second part could not be more true with today’s social networks. While “who you know” has always been important, it has never been easier to leverage your network with services like LinkedIn and other social networks. Jobs by.

6 Tips for Expanding Your Job Search Network

Career Alley

” (see 6 Links to Networking for Job Search – It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You). While it’s crucial to have the proper experience and knowledge on how to do the job, take a step back and think about the sheer number of resumes that an average employer receives along with yours. So, even if your resume is in tip-top shape and you have the perfect qualifications for the job, there’s a chance that your resume may never even get looked at. Job Search.

2015 278

6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs.

2014 239

How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

4 Steps to Revive and Expand Your Network. 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. They’re concerned, and rightly so, that they neglected their network once they landed their current or most recent job. 4 Steps to Revive and Expand Your Network. Reconnect with your existing network.

2016 153

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Okay, so I admit it – I’m a fanatic with job search (and, therefore, this blog). When I’m looking for a job I’m obsessed. I use a tried and true process which enables me to more quickly find the right job for me. We are going to provide everything you need to organize and build you job search toolkit over the next few posts. Your “plan” is essentially to create the lists you will need to get your job search started.

2015 255

Top Tips and Techniques for A Successful Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a job is a crucial part of your professional career. Because of the ever-growing influx of job seekers everywhere and the impact of the internet in our society, the process of job searching.

2020 141

Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. ” You can search job boards. What passes for job descriptions these days is a horror show.

2014 164

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. Beyond personal branding and this post on LinkedIn FAQs, I’ll be writing posts on the FAQs that represent the major road blocks and/or job search strategies they have told me they need help understanding, across these topics: Executive resumes.

2016 202

5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. This post presents some useful strategies for effective job search. Industries are getting competitive day-by-day and getting a lucrative job has become immensely difficult. Wider and immediate networking. Jobs by.

2014 284

Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1

Career Alley

A friend of mine (let’s call him Phil) just started his job search and he asked me to review his resume. When I started talking with Phil about his resume, I realized that he had not given any thought as to the type of company he wanted to work at, the types of jobs he was considering, where he would start his search (recruiters, job search sites, etc.) or any other aspect of his job search other than his resume. Jobs by.

2014 311

Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product. Great marketing campaigns yield great sales (in this case, you finding the job of your dreams). So how does this compare to a job search? Network. Good luck in your search, Joey. Job Search.

2015 285

Utilizing all Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

These days if you do not have a computer or e-mail address, good luck hearing back from anyone for a job. According to a study by Reppler , 69 percent of employers have hired or rejected a potential candidate because of their social network profiles. One of these resources is the Internet and access to candidates’ social networking profiles. Twitter and Facebook are different concerns when seeking a job. Networking through Friends. Good luck in your search.

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I can skip networking

Executive Career Brand

Your executive job search seems to be going nowhere. You probably should be networking more, but it’s a challenge for you. I’m terrible at networking. Too many of the executive job seekers I speak with have neglected their network for years, while they were securely employed. Then, they’re suddenly thrown into a job search and have to scramble to build back up their network. It may only exist in the hidden job market.

2015 160

10 Resources for Intelligent Job Search

Career Alley

You know what they say – “If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well” The same is true with job search. We all think we know how to look for a job (and that is true to a certain extent), but more important is “knowing what you don’t know” about job search. So what exactly is intelligent job search ? Spin Strategy provides a number of resources for job seekers. Good luck in your search.

2014 288

?? Top Job Search Articles of 2020

JobMob

2020's most popular job search blog posts from the most popular job search bloggers. At the end of every year, I reach out to dozens of job search experts to ask for their top job search-related articles from the past 12 months.

2020 83

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. causing missteps and possibly prolonging the search process in unproductive, anxiety-ridden ways. 7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search.

2016 189

Reviews – Top 5 Job Search Books

Career Alley

We can all use help looking for a job. Knowing which resume formats to use, how to network, leveraging the Internet, etc. All of that is very helpful and can help us fast track the job search process. There must be hundreds of job search resource books out there, which are the best ones to use? Following are some reviews of the top 5 job search books to help your make your selection. Can you find a job in 2 hours?

2014 309

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. College Grads College Job Search Internships Interviews Networking ResumesBut why wait until you graduate.

2016 255

14 Job Search Resources for 2015

Career Alley

There are four basic categories of job search resources – Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites. You should be allocating your the time you spend on job search across these resource types. But rather than just finding whatever comes up when you do an Internet search, you will have a more efficient search if you focus on a few select resources (you can expand your list as you go). Job Search.

2015 245