Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Fortunately, more and more of my c-suite and senior level executive clients are aware of how important it is for them to have a solid online presence, to land a great-fit new gig. Some of them understand that, when recruiters and hiring managers source and assess talent, they’re more apt to reach out to candidates that have strong online presence. But they often don’t know how to go about building an online footprint. Executive Job Search FAQs in general.

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Whether you’re actively job seeking or think you may be in the future – few people aren’t facing this challenge these days, when no job seems to be permanent – you need a strong online identity. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online. C-level Job Search: Blogging?

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Online Reputation Management: Do You Self-Google?

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? 46% of online adults have created their own profile on a social networking site, up from just 20% in 2006. Related posts: Does Your Online Identity Scream “Hire Me&# ?

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 187

Online Reputation Management For Executives

Career Realism

That makes their personal reputation almost as important as the company’s reputation, and even more important in certain situations. Online reputation management for executives is critical because anyone can check up on you online and then use that information in a variety of ways. For example, an executive’s reputation affects prospective employers’ hiring decision. Shareholders may look at your reputation before investing.

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Until recently, career professionals relied on a strategy to minimize age in our clients’ documents and online profiles – including only the past 10-15 years of career history and not including dates for education. 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.

2016 186

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

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

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And, once you reach the 500+ connections mark, your profile ranks higher in search results, making you more visible and findable. Why a Minimal, Anemic LinkedIn Profile Can Actually Hurt Your Executive Job Search. Your competitors in the job market may be more savvy than you, using LinkedIn to their best advantage. Loved your recent post, 5 Ways to Keep Your Executive Job Search Confidential on LinkedIn. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 167

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with haven’t faced a job search in 5, 10 or even 15 years or more. If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process. And there are those who truly have job security, at least for the time being, but are dissatisfied with their job or their company. Build Your Online Presence.

2015 191

Why Job Applicants Need Online Reputation Management

The Undercover Recruiter

These days, jobs tend to be fairly few and far between—so when a really good position becomes available, there is typically a long line of applicants waiting to fill it. Statistics reveal that at least 1 in 4 employers use online search engines to check up on job applicants before they even make it to the interview process. Certainly, search listings pose plenty of opportunities for disaster. Monitoring Your Reputation.

Why Job Applicants Need Online Reputation Management

The Undercover Recruiter

These days, jobs tend to be fairly few and far between—so when a really good position becomes available, there is typically a long line of applicants waiting to fill it. Statistics reveal that at least 1 in 4 employers use online search engines to check up on job applicants before they even make it to the interview process. Certainly, search listings pose plenty of opportunities for disaster. Monitoring Your Reputation.

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. That means that the content must be easily accessible to them, when they search relevant key words and phrases on Google, Bing, LinkedIn, etc. It works pretty much the same way in job search.

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. 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. A good-looking, well-written resume used to be king and, along with a strong network, just about all an executive needed to land a job.

2017 113

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. You’ll find websites focusing on these critical job search issues: Salary Research. Job Search Advice. Social Media Job Search.

2017 127

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search Part – 4

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Part 3 – Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. By now, most job seekers should be aware of the well-known places to build their brand and online presence – LinkedIn, a personal website or blogsite, Twitter, other social networks, etc. Here are 2 little-known, but powerful, strategies to add to your brand communications plan: 2 Little-known Tips to Master Online Reputation and Personal Brand Management.

2017 113

Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19

Executive Career Brand

This year’s Jobvite Job Seeker report looks at how people were finding jobs before COVID-19, and then during the pandemic. Initially, 1,500 employed adults and job seekers in the U.S. Executive Job Search Online Presence & Online Reputation Management

2020 147

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. Prevalent typos like “manger” for “manager” plague all of us, and should be forgiven, right? All of your job search content should be error-free. More About Executive Job Search and Personal SEO.

2016 193

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. Consequently, their search may take way too long, because of their missteps. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside.

2017 158

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding for job search is a method to differentiate the good-fit qualities and value you offer your target employers over those competing against you, by aligning your key areas of expertise, driving strengths, passions, and relevant personal attributes with your target employers current needs. There are many high-traffic sites you can leverage to build your brand online. More About Personal Branding and Executive Job Search.

2015 191

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. Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers source candidates online, via LinkedIn mostly, but also elsewhere. On the other hand, job seekers need to be careful about what they put out there.

2015 173

5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Landing a great-fit executive job today – that is, one that mutually benefits both you, the job seeker, and the employer – does not work the way it did even a few years ago. With more qualified candidates often competing for fewer jobs, and the impact of the digital age, job search requires focus, hard work, and new strategies. That requires a marketing strategy and over-arching action plan to manage their time, relationships, and finances.

2015 178

5 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Whether you foresee a layoff coming, have decided to move to another company, or you’re pursuing a career transition, chances are you’ll be conducting a stealth job search. You want to hang on to your existing job, while you’re looking for another one. If your search is found out by your employer, you may find yourself ushered out the door, before you’re ready. Maintaining confidentiality in a job search is a delicate thing.

2013 193

5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

Executive Career Brand

In job search, there are many potential pitfalls that sabotage or prolong the search. Here are 5 challenges facing many executive job seekers, and ways to overcome them: 1. Anyone can easily find your age within the first several pages of search results for “your name”, now that such personal information exists about each of us online, on numerous aggregator sites. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 116

If All Else Fails in Executive Job Search, Read the Directions

Executive Career Brand

The same holds true for executive job search. If you haven’t been in a job search for, say, 5 years or more, you probably don’t have an overall understanding of how it works today. You may think that step one in job search is dusting off your resume, updating it, and loading it onto as many job boards as possible. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search. Building Online Presence.

2016 173

Serenity Now! Simplify Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How much do you really know about today’s executive job search? It’s a given that job-hunting these days is a complicated process. You need to build a diverse, vibrant online presence that reinforces your personal brand and provides social proof , or risk being invisible to executive recruiters and hiring decision makers. Best-fit jobs for you – especially if you’re at the senior or c-suite level – may be waiting for you to uncover them in the “hidden” job market.

2014 144

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search? First, and foremost, senior executives need to have an online presence because recruiters and hiring professionals are Googling “their name” to assess their viability as candidates. reputable resources abound online.

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I’ll talk about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and. Why Twitter for Executive Job Search? They’re tweeting job openings at all levels and tweeting about their products, services, and company culture.

2014 209

Hot Button Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

Because today’s executive job search doesn’t look or work the way it did even 5 or so years ago, I advise executive job seekers to first learn about the new executive job search landscape , before diving in. To help you, I’ve compiled some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from my executive job seeking clients, along with winning strategies I offered them to deal with the various challenges and issues they faced. Online Reputation Management FAQs.

2016 107

5 Ways to Keep Your Executive Job Search Confidential on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

How to successfully job hunt on LinkedIn without people knowing. Something like 90% of my c-suite and senior-level executive clients need to keep their job search under wraps. or anywhere online. First, it needs to be stressed that, no matter how many safeguards you put in place, some people may notice if you’re making changes to your profile to gear up for job search, and suspect what you’re up to. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2016 158

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Aside from your LinkedIn profile – if you have one – how many relevant search results will executive recruiters and hiring decision makers find when they Google “your name”? If you have no compelling search results supporting your executive brand, or your online footprint consists only of your LinkedIn profile, you may be sabotaging your chances of being noticed and qualified as a good-fit candidate. 5 Key Elements of a Strong Online Personal Brand.

2013 176

Executive Job Search: How Blogging Makes You Smarter

Executive Career Brand

For years I’ve been recommending blogging to my job-seeking c-suite and senior-level executive clients, to help them become highly visible, build credibility as industry thought leaders, and showcase their unique value to target employers (i.e., I’ve blogged about blogging many times, comparing the way it impacts my own business marketing efforts to the way it will benefit job seekers’ personal and career marketing. Create a blogging strategy you can realistically manage.

2013 184

NEW BOOK! 20 Little-Known, Insider Tips to Accelerate Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Is your executive job search taking too long? If you answered “Yes” to both questions, it’s time to turbo-charge your search with the advice in my new ebook: 20 Little-Known, Insider Tips to Accelerate Your Executive Job Search. and Land a 6 Figure Job Faster! How sending a thank you note can help you land a job at a target company. even after they’ve rejected you for another job?

2014 187

Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

I just completed updating my 3 executive job search ebooks. LinkedIn has become so important for job-hunting and overall career management that your lack of presence and activity there would be foolish. My 3 executive job search ebooks are ready for purchase: 23 Ways You Sabotage Your Executive Job Search and How Your Brand Will Help You Land. 20 Little-Known, Insider Tips to Accelerate Your Executive Job Search.

2017 139

The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

So you’re suddenly in an executive job search or planning one – by choice or by circumstance. If you’re just starting out or, if your job search is lumbering on and you’re getting few or no interviews or action, you may not know how to job search well. Or you may be lazy – thinking that if you put out a few feelers and get your updated resume onto plenty of job boards, you can sit back and wait for interviews to roll in.

2012 176

Personal SEO in Executive Job Search: What’s in a Name?

Executive Career Brand

In the digital age, because building an online presence is such an essential part of career and job search success, the more unusual your name, the more likely you are to stand out in search results for that name. Now, pretend you’re someone who has identified you as a potential candidate for a job at one of your target companies, and they’re Googling your name: Will they have a hard time distinguishing you from others with the same name?

2016 152

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 2

Executive Career Brand

This two-part series on Twitter for personal branding and executive job search is the culmination of an interview and communications with a journalist writing an article for Money Magazine. In Part 1, I talked about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and. Google will email you links when those keywords show up online. Get going with Twitter well in advance of starting your job search.

2014 186

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. We based the interview on a popular post of mine, Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search , in which I outlined the things you need to concentrate on to take full advantage of this powerful social network: Build Your LinkedIn Profile.

2017 107

Updated for 2016: 101+ Top Holiday Job Search Tips eBook

Executive Career Brand

Yes, the holidays are one of the BEST times to land a job, or make strides toward landing first thing in the New Year. mostly because so many job seekers think it’s one of the WORST times. If you job hunt during the holiday season, you’ll have much less competition. Guide To Help You Land a Job During the Holidays. A few years ago, online job search guru and publisher of Job-Hunt.org Susan P.

2016 119

Personal Branding and Executive Job Search Book — Second Edition

Executive Career Brand

I’ve just completed the second edition of my ebook, 23 Ways You Sabotage Your Executive Job Search and How Your Brand Will Help You Land. A practical guide to executive branding, marketing your ROI value and navigating the new world of job search. Updates to the content reflect the ever-changing nature of social media and job search in the digital age.

2013 155

Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

For the past 5 or 6 years, I’ve recommended that my c-suite clients create a Google Profile, along with a brand-supporting, keyword rich LinkedIn Profile , to begin establishing their online presence or extend it. I explained that these two online profiles would form a firm foundation for their Google presence, providing people assessing them with diverse information about them and their personal brand. Out-compete job seekers vying for the jobs you want.

2013 180

Personal Branding and Executive Job Search Guide – Newly Revised and Updated

Executive Career Brand

Having trouble getting a handle on defining and building your personal branding, and navigating today’s executive job search? My popular executive job search readiness ebook will help you. First published in 2011, I’ve just finished revising and updating “ 23 Ways You Sabotage Your Executive Job Search and How Your Brand Will Help You Land ( A practical guide to executive branding, marketing your ROI value and navigating the new world of job search ) ”.

2015 143

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. Here are some things you may be doing that can sabotage your job search, before you even get a foot in the door. 7 Ways To Tarnish Your Personal Brand in Executive Job Search. Online INvisibility. Online Snark.

2017 119

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I don’t need an online presence

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one. You’ve heard that social networking and online presence are important, but they’re just not for you. I don’t have time for social networks and I don’t like the idea of putting myself ‘out there’ online. Ignoring online presence and social networks when you’re job-hunting is a big mistake. Publish articles online.

2015 147