10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Consider posting on a personal website or via LinkedIn Pulse. You could even offer instructional videos on YouTube, Instagram, or Snapchat. You will be memorable when you offer genuine help to your network and meet people’s needs as best you can.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. LinkedIn recommendations are important.

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4 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy Is Working

Career Realism

Here are four clues your LinkedIn strategy is working: 1. Your Search Appearances And Profile Views Have Increased This means your profile is circulating well in LinkedIn. career LinkedIn It’s easy to invest a lot of time and effort into social media.

Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Ms. Career Girl

The post Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Ms. If there’s one thing that is sure to make me place my head in my hands with despair and exasperation, it’s seeing a LinkedIn profile that is a carbon copy of a resume.

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4 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy is Working

Career Realism

This means your profile is circulating well in LinkedIn. You have enough connections, groups, and activity on LinkedIn that your profile is starting to reach (and interest!) People are reaching out to you—both on and off LinkedIn. Social Media clue linkedin social media

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

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. Why is LinkedIn SO Important?

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Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

Most of the strategies I recommend in them haven’t changed much over the past year but, as I got into LinkedIn particulars, I quickly realized that my content updates were going to take a lot longer than I anticipated. Because LinkedIn is such a robust social network.

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8 Reasons You Got Ghosted By A LinkedIn Connection

Career Realism

8 Reasons You Got Ghosted By A LinkedIn Connection. You connect with someone on LinkedIn, start a great conversation, and then when you reach out again, silence. Ouch – looks like you got ghosted by a LinkedIn connection. Are there problems with your current strategy ?

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5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game

Career Realism

5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game. Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. A bad (or lazy) LinkedIn strategy could hurt your personal brand, which can hurt your overall career success. Here are five tips for upping your LinkedIn game: 1.

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4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. Related: The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Job seekers receive all sorts of guidance including conflicting—and often contradictory–advice regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing strategies.

2016 62

5 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy Needs Help

Career Realism

So you signed up for your free profile on LinkedIn. Now you’re wondering if your LinkedIn profile and strategy are actually working. Here are five key signs that you need to re-think or re-energize your strategy. People are Confused About What You Offer.

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. During my first months of using LinkedIn back in 2007, it often seemed like I was trying to make my voice heard above others with MUCH bigger microphones! Related: 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

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How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks? Your strategy is up to you, of course. Who Should You Connect With on LinkedIn?

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4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. Related: The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Job seekers receive all sorts of guidance including conflicting—and often contradictory–advice regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing strategies.

2016 62

3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations. It is important to get recommendations on LinkedIn to build credibility. Here are a few tips… Related: 5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation. It is easy to miss a message when you receive a lot of them on LinkedIn.

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. During my first months of using LinkedIn back in 2007, it often seemed like I was trying to make my voice heard above others with MUCH bigger microphones! Related: 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

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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. I’ve found that many executives have a “build it and forget it” mindset with LinkedIn. Build Your LinkedIn Profile. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

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How To Make A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer

Career Realism

Related: How to Make a 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You the Job Offer. LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a fantastic source for company information. LinkedIn is a great place to search for the people who work (or have worked) at that company.

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3 Reasons LinkedIn Is Crucial During Your Job Search

Career Realism

I recently offered a presentation to a group of about 50 mid-career job seekers on the topic of social media usage while job hunting. The top three social media sites, at least for the moment, are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

2016 61

The Value of Blogging Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that LinkedIn offers a long-form publishing (or blogging) platform? Using LinkedIn’s Pulse, you’ll reap many of the benefits of having your own blog, with almost none of the headaches. Each time you publish a new Pulse post, your LinkedIn network is notified.

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5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. If you’re anything like me, then you probably set up a Twitter and/or LinkedIn account largely because other people were doing it, but had no real game plan on how to use it. Turn Twitter Follows Into LinkedIn Connections.

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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6 Bold Job Hunt Strategies to Try

Competitive Resumes

In 1990, this was a useful strategy but in 2015, not so much. If someone offers immediately to reciprocate then ask without inundating them (wash my hands, feet, clothes, and car please will get you block if you know what I mean). This article first appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.

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“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

LinkedIn continues to gain momentum as a resource utilized by both internal and external recruiters to find well qualified candidates. A quality LinkedIn profile is quickly becoming an essential element of a complete career marketing package.

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Oops! What NOT to Do While Networking on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

I am forever grateful to my LinkedIn network and love doing whatever I can to help my connections in their networking efforts. Here are 10 of the most common LinkedIn networking mistakes that I see: 1. Instead, use the “ Introduction Request &# feature on LinkedIn.

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5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. Along the way, Gowel used LinkedIn to achieve each step; an experience, he says, that has made him into an expert on how to use LinkedIn to become a master networker.

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. I now rely heavily on social media to market and promote the services I offer. LinkedIn Groups.

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3 Solid Strategies For Changing Careers

Career Realism

Your industry may not be quite as liberal, but see if you can apply or modify these strategies to achieve your dreams: 1. For you, making an impression could mean mailing in a unique package that showcases what you can uniquely offer and why they should hire you.

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7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not

Career Realism

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not. As a Job Search Coach, one of the most common mistakes I see professionals making is spending too little time on LinkedIn. Yet, not only is LinkedIn a powerful job search adjunct; it’s also a formidable career management tool. Consider these statistics: LinkedIn is the #1 candidate sourcing tool used by recruiters. 96% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates for open positions.

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3 Modern Job Seeking Strategies You Need To Know

Career Realism

Well, it’s the same situation when you apply for a new job… Yet, so many people use strategies that worked 10 years ago. And in a market where only 1% of resumes lead to a job offer – doing things the same way as everyone else isn’t going to get you noticed.

ResumeBear: The Missing Manual on LinkedIn Discovered

Resume Bear

The LinkedIn Rockstars, Mike O’Neil and Lori Ruff have been at it since early 2005. People asked “How can I get out of LinkedIn what YOU get out of LinkedIn?” Their solution: A LinkedIn Training Program to be held at the University of Denver sponsored by LinkedIn.

3 HUGE Problems With Your Networking Strategy

Career Realism

If you’re struggling to make more career friends and professional connections, you probably need to take a second look at your networking strategy. The key is offering value. Before you ask, you should always offer. Whether it’s a relevant connection or simply a relevant article, offering your support early in the game will prove you’re going to be a valuable connection in the future. You can do this using LinkedIn’s “Relationship” Tab.

ResumeBear: Help Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

By now, most people know that LinkedIn is an excellent resource for improving a job search by allowing job hunters to make new contacts with recruiters and companies that might not have found them otherwise. career job Job Search job seekers jobs linkedin resumebear

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters. I’m sure you’re already well aware of the great resource that LinkedIn can be to your job search, but did you know there are actually a few things you can do on LinkedIn that will help you to be noticed by recruiters?

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5 Key Strategies For An Executive Job Search

Career Realism

Here are 5 key strategies to win an executive job search: 1. Yes, some leadership qualities and strategies are universal, but there’s no substitute for knowing a lot about the company you’re interviewing with. Are you in the market for an executive job?

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ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Today, we’re exploring LinkedIn for new grads.

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7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

Resume Bear

With 100 million members in over 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. It offers great opportunities to network, seek recommendations, and connect with people in your industry — that is, if you use it correctly.

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3 Ways To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

Just how important are LinkedIn recommendations? Related: 3 Ways To Get Discovered On LinkedIn: The Thought Leadership Strategy. Input that example in the search line at the top of your screen on LinkedIn. Q&A Quick Tip: Include Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline.

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

Your LinkedIn summary is 2,000 characters of prime real estate to genuinely differentiate yourself among the three million member online community. This strategy is far superior to looking at the company’s website, which likely doesn’t keep up with the news. Job Search LinkedIn

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4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind

Executive Career Brand

Use LinkedIn to remind them of your unique ROI to those employers, reinforcing your personal brand and good-fit qualities. As shown in this screenshot, the “Share an Update” button appears at the top of your LinkedIn home page, below your name and photo.

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