10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Many people want the resume dead – or they at least want to hold a funeral for it. It’s very sexy to proclaim the resume’s demise, and it brings major street cred. But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. More and more, the Web is your resume.

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6 Winning Executive Resume Writing Strategies

Career Realism

You may spend hours to perfect the resume to impress employers, but hiring managers and recruiters may only spend a mere few seconds on it. The resume is what will help pave the way to your next career opportunity. Related: 4 Quick Ways To Improve Your Executive Resume.

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Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

6 Resume Writing Strategies That Will Make You Shine In The Job Market

Career Realism

6 Resume Writing Strategies That Will Make You Shine In The Job Market. What is it about resume writing that sets people’s knees to knocking, anxiously sweating? Related: Improve Your Resume Results With These 5 P’s Of Resume Writing.

Spark Interviews With a Distinctive Resume Voice

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Distinctions Between Voice and Tone In a recent blog conversation with an admired colleague, Debra O’Reilly, job search strategist and certified resume writer, we discussed the distinctions between voice and tone.

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Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies appeared first on Ms. Never send your resume and cover letter to the HR department. In this economy, human resources departments are already inundated with more resumes than they can handle.

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Hidden Marketing Strategies for a Winning Executive Resume

Resume Writing

Take an honest look at your resume. The post Hidden Marketing Strategies for a Winning Executive Resume appeared first on Authentic Resume Branding. Executive Job Search Strategies Executive Resume executive resume Executive resume brand marketing strategies

3 Resume Missteps to Avoid

Career Trend

According to Dictionary.com, the definition for resume is “a summing up; summary;” and, “a brief written account of personal, educational and professional qualifications and experiences, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.”

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Is Your Job Search Strategy Languishing? Start ANEW!

Career Trend

The nuts and bolts of job search strategy in some instances have stayed the same for many years. For example, careerists still need … to have a great resume. to have a solid, focused resume cover or introduction letter. The post Is Your Job Search Strategy Languishing?

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Infographic Resumes: Are They Right for Executives?

Resume Writing

You are considering getting yourself one of those nifty new info-graphic resumes. The post Infographic Resumes: Are They Right for Executives? appeared first on Premium Executive Resume Writing & Coaching Services. I hear you.

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7 Strategies To Get More Recruiters To Read Your Resume

Career Realism

Did you know that you only have 5-6 seconds to capture the attention of recruiters and hiring executives in your resume? That’s how long they take to review resumes on average, and it’s not much time at all to interest them in your candidacy. Well-structured resume.

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3 Modern Job Seeking Strategies You Need To Know

Career Realism

3 Modern Job Seeking Strategies You Need To Know. Well, it’s the same situation when you apply for a new job… Yet, so many people use strategies that worked 10 years ago. Recruiters and employers have seen the same, boring resume and cover letter format for years.

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It may seem counterintuitive to take the focus off of YOU when writing a value-packed resume. The post Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice U.S.

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Separating the Wheat From the Chaff in Job Search Strategies

Career Trend

By focusing on the latest ‘trends’ and progressive strategies, self-anointed experts continue to use their megaphones to sell their own ideas. The post Separating the Wheat From the Chaff in Job Search Strategies appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

Transcendent Resume :: Beyond Your Threshold of Pain

Career Trend

via The Transcendent Rep While many career bloggers wring their hands about resume length, fonts and keywords, I get all ‘jazz hands’ over more enriching and meaningful details. […].

Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes

Career Trend

The post Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice branded resume career advice career strategy executive resume branding professional resume writer resume length unique value proposition

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Career Management for a Winning Job Search Strategy

Competitive Resumes

Demonstrate expertise towards the hiring managers needs not your past experiences as part of sound job search strategy. Donn recommends keeping a project log to keep an accomplishment record –an important facet of career management strategy.

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Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories

Career Trend

Your Resume Should be Written as a Story What does this mean, really, to write a story? The post Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility. Should I Remove My Volunteer Work From My Resume? Anish Majumdar, CEO of ResumeOrbit.com is an executive resume writer, LinkedIn expert, and interview coach. CAREEREALISM. Imagine that two people are playing basketball.

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Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity

Career Trend

The post Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Resume Advice Resume Story career advice Career Story executive resume executive resume branding Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job seekers professional resume writer resume strategy unique value propositions value propositionHow to Write Who You Are Marjorie Liebert, a former dancer, said, “We dance who we are.”

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The 6-second resume scan is hogwash

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hat tip to Dawn Lennon and Dawn Bugni for unwittingly spurring me (via our chat over at Google Plus) to write this post discussing a recent survey on resumes. I admit to being highly concerned about TheLadders’ survey and the sweeping comments encouraging ‘minimalist’ resumes, asserting that resumes are only reviewed for [.]

Storytelling As A Resume Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Karen is an approved career expert here at Tim’s Strategy. She is a top notch resume writer and blogger at Resume Confidential. So, what are the critical success factors to making a story-telling strategy work? What is their strategy?

Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Two years ago while applying for jobs, I spent hours worrying about my resume. Thinking about how to improve my resume kept me up at night because I knew that document was my chance to get noticed for an open position. career job jobs Online Resume resume resumebear

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5 Unusual Job Search Strategies That Work

Career Realism

Here are five unusual job search strategies to help you get out of this rut, connect you with decision makers, and start you on a proactive job search. Emotion is conveyed and you become a real person, not just another resume in a stack of hundreds.

The 5 Most Effective Job Search Strategies

Professional Resume Services

Professional resume writers can help get you hired. When you are ready to make the leap into a new job opportunity, many professional resume writers recommend taking these steps. Add these to your resume’s executive biography and be prepared to show off what makes you you!

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14 Powerful Networking Tools and Strategies to Implement Now

Competitive Resumes

To quote Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard & Associates : “It doesn’t replace the resume, but in particular environments [it can] go before it.”. Talking with the right people can yield relevant intel for your resume, interview, or partnership.

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6 Strategies For Surviving In A Job You Hate

Career Realism

6 Strategies For Surviving In A Job You Hate. Unfortunately, under current conditions few have the luxury of simply quitting, so here are several strategies for coping in a job you just can’t stomach. Work It Daily. How do you survive in a job you hate?

2016 58

3 Tips for a Resume Recipe Revamp

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The struggle when revamping a recipe is akin to the angst when rebuilding your resume. Recently, in a lively Facebook discussion, I learned how to make a better egg dish.

Are Resumes Withering?

Career Trend

The post Are Resumes Withering? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Advice Career Advice Myth executive resumes career advice career strategy executive resume branding Is the resume dead? job search resume writing

Infographic: Resume & Career Services

Careers Done Write

We recently conducted a survey of how professionals were using resume writers and career services in their job search. Job Search Strategies career coach networking resume

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Disrupting Your Resume

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “I feel like the resume is a good book I want to read again. Dawn Bugni Disrupt Your Resume executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Miriam Salpeter Whitney Johnson executive resume executive resume branding professional resume writer Resume Story resume strategy resumesIt looked great the first time, but I know I’ll get more out of it when I read through it several more times.”

QUIZ: Is Your Job Search Strategy OUTDATED?

Career Realism

Job search is hard, but it’s even harder when you don’t have a solid strategy in place. Without a job search strategy, you can send out hundreds of resumes and not get a single interview. So, how does your job search strategy measure up?

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In Person Interview Strategies That Will Make You Shine

Careers Done Write

Your traditional resume, digital presence, and in-person persona all act in unison to demonstrate your qualifications. Here are a few interview strategies that can help set you apart from your peers and competition in a positive way.

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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. Recruiters and employers have seen the same, boring resume and cover letter format for years. The 3 Modern Job Seeking Strategies You Need To Know.

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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. How many times have you tweaked your resume to no avail? I hope you can pick one of these strategies today and focus on a career that will have a longer-term return for you.

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume

Jobacle

Construct your resume with the assumption that hiring managers will have reservations about hiring a mature worker. Your resume needs to convince them that the value you will bring to their organization should override all their concerns. Career Advice Resume Templates Age resume

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What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Often these lucky job seekers haven’t needed a resume, and have missed the boat on the new resume strategies. What about executive resume length?

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Interested in Hiring an Executive Resume Writer? Here’s What You Should Look For!

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume writer can improve your resume. Most people don’t think they need an executive resume writer when they’re searching for a job. It’s easy to blindly throw your resume out to employers and see which one bites.

3 Common Job Search Strategies That Don’t Work

Career Realism

As a certified career coach, I can recommend many job search strategies that will complement your resume and increase your chances for finding that perfect job. But the following strategies won’t work: 1. Using resume creation software. Job Search job search strategy