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. But they often don’t know how to go about building an online footprint. Posting LinkedIn network updates.

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. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online. See my post, Does Your Online Identity Scream “Hire Me&# ?

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? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

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.

2017 187

Why Job Applicants Need Online Reputation Management

The Undercover Recruiter

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. The good news is that there are some steps that any job seeker can take to ensure that he or she has a clean online reputation.

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. A word of caution: NEVER post snarky comments on LinkedIn , or anywhere else.

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Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. Unless of course you have numbers on the deaths resulting from LinkedIn mistakes.” The not so funny thing is, his mean-spirited comment impacts his personal brand and may have tarnished his reputation.

2016 161

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. By ACTIVELY using LinkedIn to stay top-of-mind with people and draw new people to you.

2017 187

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

2016 205

The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. This executive job seeker had been an IT Project Management Consultant for 20 years. The Second Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistake.

2017 187

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.

2017 182

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. Which LinkedIn Sections to Use.

2017 161

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. Share the post on other social media outlets.

2016 185

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search Part – 4

Executive Career Brand

Two Little-Known Ways to Master The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Part 3 – Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Write Posts on LinkedIn’s Pulse Publishing Platform. Each post is searchable both on and off LinkedIn.

2017 151

5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Four years ago I published a post that became very popular – 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes – in which I described some of the worst things executives in job search do, or neglect to do, on LinkedIn. Marks you as out of date with social media. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 170

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. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 200

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

Executive Career Brand

I wrote an article earlier this year that outlines important branding tips, 3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips : 1. Building Personal SEO by Fully Populating Your LinkedIn Profile. Keeping Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind With LinkedIn’s Pulse Platform.

2017 204

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. 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. Social recruiting is now the norm.

2017 148

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. What’s so important about the LinkedIn Summary section? Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 174

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

Know what they will find about you, so you can assess and clean up your online presence, if need be. More in my post, Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete? Have you written a branded resume, LinkedIn profile, and other materials that position you as a good-fit?

2016 166

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. It seems that anytime you see any kind of online communication – on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. – As of September 2016, hashtags are back on LinkedIn, maybe for good. 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes.

2017 151

5 Ways to Keep Your Executive Job Search Confidential on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

How to successfully job hunt on LinkedIn without people knowing. on LinkedIn. or anywhere online. But, they’ll probably need to add to, or change, the content in their LinkedIn profile to position themselves as good-fit candidates for their target employers.

2016 198

3 Important LinkedIn Profile Housekeeping Tasks

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers have a “ build it and forget it ” mindset when it comes to their LinkedIn profiles. So, they scramble to get their LinkedIn profiles up to snuff. For help, read my post, When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

2015 180

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? I’ve even had quite a few men connect with me who treated LinkedIn like a dating site.

2017 151

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

Take Advantage of the New LinkedIn User Interface To Draw More People To Your Profile. Have you taken a close look at what’s happened to the very top section of your LinkedIn profile, with the latest User Interface? How’s the New LinkedIn Different From the Old One?

2017 130

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: No Professional Photo

Executive Career Brand

When I first viewed the LinkedIn profile of a recent client (a CFO job seeker), I knew something was fishy. He didn’t look anything like his LinkedIn profile photo. Think about how this discrepancy would impact his credibility and reputation. Choose your LinkedIn photo wisely.

2015 170

Get the Most Out of LinkedIn – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

At the beginning of last year, I published a compilation of posts about LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. I’ve written quite a few more LinkedIn posts since then, so it’s time for another roundup. Consequently, most of my business comes through LinkedIn.

2016 166

Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

This compilation of past posts about using LinkedIn for executive job search follows up a 3-part series of posts I wrote about a year ago, How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding. The 3 Most Important LinkedIn Profile SEO Places for Relevant Keywords.

2015 177

Help! My LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements Are a Mess

Executive Career Brand

A client of mine – a Chief Marketing Officer in global healthcare – had a great LinkedIn question for me recently. Is this detrimental to my SEO strategy with recruiters via LinkedIn? Luckily, LinkedIn lets you reorder and delete skills. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 177

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Neglecting SEO and Keywords

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is truly a powerful job search and career management tool. It may be the best place online to reconnect with your neglected network, expand your network to include new people (including recruiters), and demonstrate your subject matter expertise and thought leadership.

2015 155

7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. Somehow, because it’s right in front of you, online for all the world to see, you don’t think of it as stealing. LinkedIn frowns upon copyright violations, too.

2014 206

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

Social Media Job Search. Well-known and esteemed sites such as LinkedIn, GlassDoor, US News & World Report, AARP, Monster and Career Builder are included in her list, along with many lesser known sites that are well worth checking out.

2017 166

How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.). But LinkedIn isn’t enough.

2017 192

2 LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips You Don’t Know

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is undeniably the executive job-seeker’s most important and powerful online personal branding tool. As part of the program, each of us applied what we learned to improve and distinguish our own LinkedIn profiles.

2014 190

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

How can you write content for your resume, or LinkedIn profile, or biography, or any of your personal marketing materials without knowing what kind of content will have the impact you want? It’s your online presence that’s stabbing you in the back.

2017 187

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for both passive and proactive executive job search. But they wisely realize that things can change at any time, so they want their LinkedIn profiles to be in place, and their personal marketing documents (resume, biography, etc.)

2015 170

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Generic, Short Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Before I first speak with prospective clients, I take a look at their LinkedIn profiles. I want to determine whether or not they’re using LinkedIn to full advantage, and to find out more about them than what’s in the executive resume they’ve sent me. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 161

12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

Executive Career Brand

We all benefit from, and need, the support of the people who surround us – friends, peers, managers, staff, employees, clients, mentors, mentees, etc. – ” Brand evangelism comes about when you network well. Stay top-of-mind with your networks.

2017 151

When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

Executive Career Brand

All too many executives adhere to the “build it and forget it” strategy when building their personal brand online. They put up a perfunctory LinkedIn profile years ago – perhaps the last time they were job-hunting – and promptly forgot about it, once they landed a job.

2014 197

Yikes! My LinkedIn Profile Disappeared and I Don’t Have a Copy

Executive Career Brand

your LinkedIn profile could never go missing? Try Googling this phrase: linkedin profile disappeared. Did you know that LinkedIn can shut down your account, at their discretion? What happens to our profile content, when it’s attacked by hackers, or LinkedIn shuts it down?

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