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15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

And you need to keep yourself and your personal brand top-of-mind with your ever-expanding network. This is not the place to put phrases like “Open to Network” or “Seeking Opportunities in XYZ”. Build a personal brand communications plan to leverage the LinkedIn features that will keep you top-of-mind with your network, and compel new people to view your profile. Keep expanding your LinkedIn network. Activities with your networks or LinkedIn Groups.

2017 136

Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

Part of the drill for successful executive job search is building online presence and brand evangelism , expanding your network, and staying top-of-mind with people who can help you meet your career goals. Lots of people on LinkedIn have lots to say, providing you plenty of opportunity to find relevant articles, on a variety of topics, where you can post compelling comments that drive the conversation and support your thought leadership. LinkedIn Network Updates.

2016 147

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How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

What you can do with a bio that you can’t do as well with a resume: Showcase your leadership and management acumen through softer skills and “good fit” attributes, and link them to your value proposition. How do you describe your leadership style? Break up long, dense paragraphs into 2 or 3 smaller ones to add more white space, drawing readers’ eyes down the page and compelling them to read the entire document or web page, if it’s an online profile.

2017 169

Online Presence and Personal Brand Management: 5 Things to Remember

Executive Career Brand

They want to know that potential leaders of their organizations are savvy with social media and technology. ? They want to see social proof of all the claims you’ve made in your career marketing materials. Your social media footprint provides them insight into your passions, interests, thought leadership, communication skill, potential culture-fit, and other valuable information, that fills out the resume you may have sent them.

2013 164

10 Characteristics of a Social Leader


On June 14, I had the great fortune to attend the Working Mother Media 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit on the Business of Social Media in New York City. The sessions were as informative as they were engaging, the panelists were bright, driven and compelling, and the networking opportunities were fantastic. ASTOUNDING STATS SHARED BY SOCIAL LEADERS. 20% customer satisfaction improvement by companies using social (Sandy Carter, IBM).

2013 103

Maximize Your Executive Brand Online with the 6 P's

Executive Career Brand

Maybe you’re doing a decent job of promoting yourself in person – at industry events and networking opportunities. Publishing Provide evidence of your subject matter expertise and thought leadership through: Your own blog Guest blogging on relevant sites Publishing white papers on relevant sites 2. Partnering Leverage social media – blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Ecademy, etc. – How Much Social Media Is Enough?

2010 150

Job Seekers Getting Googled, Volume and Relevance

Resume Bear

Depending on which areas need the most attention, apply the tips below: Volume enhancers: If you need more results that are about you, set up social networking profiles on many sites by editing your current branded bio and establishing accounts at naymz, ziki, ziggs and other sites. Find blogs related to your area of thought-leadership, subscribe and comment when you have something valuable to contribute. Publish relevant white papers to

2011 207

5 Tactics to Land a Green Industry Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

You can count on your leadership and management skills to serve you well, no matter what industry, but that may not be enough. Google relevant keywords to find resources, read relevant blogs, articles and white papers, and set up Google Alerts for relevant keywords. Go to each company’s website to find a wealth of information, such as Boards of Directors, C-suite company leadership, and news and press releases. Expand your network.

2010 121

10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Your LinkedIn URL along with links to other key social networking sites. Because resumes are highly specific and focused tools these days and are generally highlighting your qualifications for a specific role rather than a range of possible positions, they aren’t effective networking documents anymore. Depending on your job search geographic targets, you may or may not need to do local or regional face-to-face networking as part of your search.

2014 87

Top 10 Job Search Trends Of 2014

Career Realism

There are many innovative ways to structure work history on resumes or in social media profiles to ensure candidates can continue to put their best foot forward when external circumstances interrupt their career progression. LinkedIn as a Transition Tool to New Industries: Many job seekers do not have the network they need to land their next great gig. LinkedIn eliminates the excuse that job seekers can’t network because they don’t have one.

2014 76

15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results

Career Realism

Networking. Hopefully you are already aware that networking is the #1 way to land a job at any career level. Whether you are a new college grad or a C-suite executive, networking – when done right – will open doors to new jobs faster than any other strategy. Supplement your networking with these specific actions on LinkedIn and you’ll see even better results. Thought leadership: LinkedIn is a powerful ally in the quest to build thought leadership.

2014 87

VisualCV: The Social Media Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

It’s all about defining your executive brand and then creating your brand and value proposition messaging to express consistently across all your career marketing communications channels – paper/digital documents, online presence, and in-person interactions. Your career portfolio – link to PDF files of all your supporting career marketing documents: Executive Resume, Career Biography, Achievement Summary, Leadership Initiatives Profile, Reference Dossier, etc.