As you know LinkedIn is the world’s largest online professional network. Therefore, you want to be sure your profile is a compelling and accurate portrayal of your professional brand. Whether you are actively seeking new opportunities or not, it’s important to maintain your LinkedIn profile to keep it fresh and up-to-date.
A few minutes a week is all you need to maximize your visibility and capture the attention o...
The executive job market continues to evolve.
Think about it.
The intro of social media and LinkedIn are top on the list.
But, changes to the executive job market don’t stop there.
Explosion of Executive Networks
There are many executive networks out there, too. For example, SeniorExecutiveNetwork.com (SEN) and ExecutivesNetwork.com.
A growing number of industry networks are online too. Consider Technol...
Whether you are a seasoned executive or a manager with an eye set on elevating to an executive level role, you need to be aware of how the below resume writing tips impact the effectiveness of your job search.
1. Profile section.
According to Dummies.com, “A career summary [profile] section should be a descriptive selling point distilled from your past accomplishments to emphasize your future value to the potential...
Well in case you haven’t heard, video blogging (aka vlogging) is the next best thing in the world of social media. Video blogging is a creative way to showcase your brand and reflect your skills.
Creativity, entertainment value and communication style are what make video blogs successful. Look at videos on YouTube. You’ll find a plethora of online … most of which aren’t tied to a “blog.”...
Writing eye-catching resume bullet points for your management resume aren’t a want. But, an ABSOLUTE need.
This is where many managers go wrong when writing their resumes.
HR managers and recruiters look for managers who make things happen.
In fact, you may too. If you’re a manager who recruits and hires, then you’re looking for the “movers and shakers” too. Right?
So, how do you go ab...
Marketing resumes are a favorite for me to write because the role of marketing has changed so much in the past years. For example, marketing professionals are now finding themselves nose-deep in social media strategies, customer value analysis, growth hacking, customer relationship management (CRM), split testing, and yes, deep-dive data analysis.
There are now job titles where IT and marketing are being mashed together too...
Resume and hiring trends can confuse even executives, especially when they are getting advice from multiple sources, and some information may contradict what others are saying.
So what data, specific to hiring and resume trends, can you depend upon?
Career Directors International (CDI) created a Global Hiring Trends report after surveying professionals worldwide for their insights and preferences and brought context and...
Even executive job seekers can’t escape the reality that applicant tracking systems (ATS) are used by companies and recruiters for all levels of potential candidates.
Because of their efficiency to track keywords and phrases, these ATS systems have an influence in the hiring process that is not likely to go away in the near future.
What is an ATS-friendly resume?
An ATS-friendly resume is formatted in such a w...
Companies with new budgets and new demands for products and services start posting new openings in the first quarter of the new year (and some companies have already begun).
Is your executive resume prepared for a 2017 job search?
Let’s state the obvious: your executive resume should be ready to go at all times, even if you’re not actively seeking a new position. You don’t want to miss out on a great op...
Do you think that sometimes you are getting mixed messages from a recruiter or potential employer?
Well, you may be right!
What’s not being said to spare your feelings or avoid a direct answer?
Here are 3 Examples of What Recruiters & Employers Really Mean — Help For Jobseekers Who Aren’t “Mind Readers”
“We’re still interviewing other candidates.”
When they are &l...