Executive Job Search Recommended Resources

Position Ignition

We often get executives asking us for help with their job search. Some seek one-to-one advice and others simply want to be directed to resources that will aid their thinking, boost their job search and move them closer to landing their next senior role.

Job Search Letter Help: Letter of Recommendation

Careers Done Write

Today I heard from a college student, Sarah, who is concerned about the letter of recommendation her college professor wrote. This is not a letter that I would advise Sarah to use in her job search. Sarah can turn this situation around to acquire letters of recommendations that will impress hiring managers. Here are a few tips for getting letters of recommendation that sing your praises and are relevant to your career goal. Letter of Recommendation job search

How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation appeared first on Ms. Do you have a letter of recommendation already? Having a letter of recommendation can provide your character backing and/or academic accomplishments to help a future boss understand what a superstar your are.

Six Steps To Make The Job Search Less Lonely

Ms. Career Girl

What could be lonelier than the job search? It’s not often acknowledged, but the process of finding a job is lonely just by virtue of what it is. An autonomous search for one’s own job, based on one’s own passions, drive and aptitudes, is bound to feel isolating at times.

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How to Feel Empowered Throughout Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

Much of this uncertainty stems from the inevitable career search, that hunt for stability and purpose. But job searches aren’t just for recent graduates. It is possible to feel empowered as you search for employment, no matter how long that search lasts.

2018 170

Give To Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve ever been in the position of assessing candidates for your employer (or as an employer), you know how impressed you are with those who offer stellar recommendations, whether on their personal marketing documents (resume, bio, etc.) Why are LinkedIn Recommendations So Important?

How to Write and Get Great LinkedIn Recommendations

Professional Resume Services

People have different opinions about LinkedIn recommendations. Your executive LinkedIn profile should support your own personal brand in many different ways, and getting recommendations from your network can help. What to Include When Writing Recommendations.

2018 141

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

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Executive Job Searching is More Than a Perfect Resume

Professional Resume Services

One of the most common misconceptions about an executive job search is thinking a flawless resume will guarantee you a job. Here are some important points to keep in mind during your job search. Develop A Job Search Strategy.

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Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Her company publishes resources for job seekers and help career professionals who advise them. Job Search

2017 195

The 5 Most Effective Job Search Strategies

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a new job doesn’t have to be as difficult as some people make it. Although it may seem like staying at your current job is easier than looking for another one, you owe it to yourself to continue to seek new opportunities and develop throughout your career.

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10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it. Resumes still matter, but they are not your primary tool for the job search anymore. Too many job seekers move from job to job.

2017 172

Reference Letter vs. Letter of Recommendation

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: What is the difference between a reference letter and a letter of recommendation? Does it have to do with the type of job you hold? Dear Arlene: In a letter of recommendation , the writer knows the candidate well enough to evaluate their abilities.

My Job Search Journey

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to write about my job search. However, I’ve received several direct messages and emails from other young professionals who are thinking of making a move from their current job. career job search

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with.

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Job Search News – March 9, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE JOB SCAM EDITION – – with curated articles and resources providing tactics to avoid scams! There are a few references regarding job scams I hope to help you to avoid. Identify job scams quickly. Job Scams Job Search

2018 136

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 to be Aggressive with an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Being aggressive with an executive job search doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be pushy or demanding. Aggressiveness actually means spending a significant amount of time developing the best resumes and cover letters tailored to the job and company you’re applying for.

2017 185

Job Seekers Guide to Referrals, Leads, Recommendations and Endorsements

Workology

I recently worked with a terrific young graduate who told me that despite going online every day and having many referrals, he was frustrated with his job search. Job seekers will dramatically improve their odds of success with referrals and recommendations.

Job Search News – November 4, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news with articles and resources so enjoy! Every job search episode has a struggle. They set you apart from the crowds if you can demonstrate them either through recommendations, references, or a recording of how you use them training others.

2017 130

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. Step one in job search is targeting.

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. How you spend your time during your job search is critical. You should also evaluate time spent on job search tasks versus results.

2015 226

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. I would love your feedback, especially if there are tools you need for your job search.

Job Search Tip: Timebox Everything

Hiring Technical People

In Manage Your Job Search , I suggest the job hunter timebox everything. In Manage Your Job Search , I’m a big fan of work that takes you under two hours to complete. I recommend you timebox your work to less than two hours. You can progress through your job search every single day, using timeboxes like this. Agile Job Search lean Manage Your Job Search project management sticky target network timebox

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The Ultimate Job Search Survival Guide for Women Executives

Professional Resume Services

However, the job search for women is still difficult, so here are some tips to consider. There are many different career websites specifically for women looking for jobs. You don’t want to waste your time applying for a job if the company culture doesn’t fit your views.

2017 169

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. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 130

3 Elements to Increase Your Usefulness During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search efforts will struggle if you lack conviction. When you don’t have your reasons and a purpose for your job search, you can wander aimlessly for years. At times, you can even find jobs you later regret taking because of your lack of reasoning.

2017 178

Privacy Tips For Your Online Job Search

Professional Resume Services

When you are searching for a job, remember that your privacy is still a concern. Instead of blasting your information on every site out there, be particular about which sites you choose to use and go with job search resources recommended by experts.

Reasons Why Your Executive Job Search Could be Taking Longer than Expected

Professional Resume Services

Many executives don’t have to look for a new job very often. So if it’s been several years since you last conducted a job search, things could have changed drastically. Some job seekers are still surprised it takes them so long to find a job.

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How Important Are Thank You Notes in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers these days seem to pay less attention to good manners and etiquette through the job search process . I often hear stories about job seekers who didn’t get the job, but sent thank you notes anyway, and eventually landed the job when the first hire didn’t work out.

2015 227

Forget A.I.: 8 Never-Changing Job Search Tactics to Use in Years to Come

Competitive Resumes

is taking over industries , pushing people out of jobs , and reshaping the hiring process, I’m here to tell you that as long as “human” remains a central element of “human resources,” you can rely on a few surefire job search tactics that reach people.

2018 160

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. LinkedIn, the social networking website geared toward professionals and job-seekers, is the perfect place to hone your targeted approach to job searching. Image: Got a Job Tamra.

2016 192

What Do Recruiters Think of LinkedIn Recommendations?

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the things that recruiters look at on LinkedIn is the recommendations section of a prospective job candidate. Unlike the one-click skills endorsements on LinkedIn, a recommendation is a written statement. View Article What Do Recruiters Think of LinkedIn Recommendations?

12 Best Job Search Engines and Aggregators

Workology

Check out my recent article on the best niche job boards? I think it is pretty safe to assume that we all know what a job search engine is. However, it seems that it is less common to know what a job aggregator is. Finding the Right Job Search Engine and Aggregator.

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.

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Job Search – Take the Plunge

Career Alley

Job search is much the same, sometimes you just need to commit yourself, kick it up a notch and take the plunge. Today’s post is a collection of recommended job sites from readers. Dice.com – This site provides technical job opportunities.

2014 176

How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Optimizing your web content is imperative to be found by search engines for exposure. We talked about branding your blog, the look, and people who are searching for solutions. Job Search Online Reputation Personal Branding blogI’ve known Ileane Smith for several years now.

2016 208

How to Ask for an Introduction or a Recommendation for a Job on LinkedIn

Hiring Technical People

So it’s not surprising that I receive requests from people for introductions or recommendations for a job. And, there is a huge difference between asking for an introduction and asking for a recommendation. I introduce you, the job seeker to the job owner.

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation

Career Realism

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation. Let’s face a painful truth: Most of us are totally ineffective when lining up our personal cheering sections during a job search. Related: 3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations.

Job References: How to Get the Best Recommendations

Jobacle

You’ve bought the latest designer suit for upcoming job interviews. There’s only one problem; you don’t have any job references to offer potential employers. The following are tips for getting the best recommendations and how to ask for references with ease.

Personal Marketing for Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Personal Marketing for Job Search is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Continuing with my mission to introduce job hunters to bloggers they may not know about — but should — I’m focusing today on Tim Tyrell-Smith (@ TimsStrategy on Twitter). C-level Job Search: Blogging?

The Best Free Job Search Apps

Life@work

Looking for a new job? In fact there are many free apps for your smartphone or iPad that can help you be as efficient as possible with your job search when you're away from your computer. If you're using Twitter during your job search (as you should be!)

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Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If they’re employed, they worry that their employer, or someone at work, will see their activity and know they’re looking for a new job. As an undercover job seeker, they may not be able to be as proactive as those who are not employed. The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search.