Personal Branding Blog — September 14, 2017 — September 14, 2017 Pixabay What is personal marketing for job search? When searching for a job, the job seeker must first prepare marketing collateral before stepping into the actual job search. Proper preparation is absolutely the key to success. Jumping into a job search unprepared will not … Continue reading Personal Marketing for Job Search
Amanda Clark — August 29, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — August 29, 2017 It’s hard to imagine anything more dispiriting than a job search rut. You desperately want new employment. You’ve made your resume and cover letter, you’ve reached out to your contacts, you’ve hit the pavement looking for openings—and nothing. You’ve not gotten any calls … Continue reading 5 Ways to Escape from Your Job Search Rut
Virginia Franco — August 4, 2017 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — August 4, 2017 geralt / Pixabay While most people who come to me recognize they need assistance in writing a resume, I’ve discovered that beyond that job search misconceptions are prevalent — even among the most successful professionals — and particularly if it’s been awhile since … Continue reading Been Years Since Your Last Job Search? Common Job Search “Truths” that Hold Water — And Those That Don’t
Maren Hogan — July 12, 2017 Follow @marenhogan — July 12, 2017 geralt / Pixabay Although the job market is way better than it was just a few years ago, it’s still no picnic trying to find a job that is a match for both your skills and the culture you want in a career. … Continue reading Dear Jobseeker: Navigating the ATS
Amanda Clark — May 26, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— May 26, 2017 Tis the season of college graduations. Eager younger adults with diplomas in hand are in hot pursuit of jobs that will let them put their years of education and training to use. However, they are still competing with more experienced professionals and the job … Continue reading New Grad + No Experience: What Does that Mean for your Resume?
Personal Branding Blog — May 18, 2017 — May 18, 2017 Finding a job is tough. It takes time and effort. You need to pay attention to tiny details, especially in your resume, and make sure everything is flawless. StandOut CV has recently put together a great infographic for candidates searching for a job. As … Continue reading 9 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Resume
Richard Sellers — May 11, 2017 — May 11, 2017 Clickbait is a hot word but not a new one. What may be new is how marketing (and other) executives need to add clickbait to their job search. Clickbait can simply mean getting readers interested so they take action to learn more. Clickbait Can Be … Continue reading What’s Your Job Search Clickbait?
Personal Branding Blog — May 3, 2017 — May 3, 2017 Job searching is very similar to playing a game of chess. Both activities have a significant element of strategy. But first, let’s agree about the word strategy. A simple definition found in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, which says, “the skill of making or carrying out plans … Continue reading How to Strategize Job Searching Like Chess Playing
Richard Sellers — April 21, 2017 — April 21, 2017 After you’re exhausted calling your executive search firm contacts, friends, peers, and receptive ex-bosses several times each, it’s time to go back to the future to get in front of more executive job opportunities. You need a “new” approach, direct mail job search, even if … Continue reading An Old Fashioned Direct Mail Job Search Campaign Can Land Your Next Job
Mary Lister — April 18, 2017 — April 18, 2017 The luxury of “working from home” is turning into an expectation from employers. According to Forbes, 68% of U.S. workers say that they expect to work remotely in the future. It’s rare to find a company that wouldn’t allow you to work from bed when … Continue reading 16 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Find & Keep a Remote Job