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Why Twitter is Great For Executive Job Searches?

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Youíve probably been hearing people rant and rave about how great Twitter is for job searches for a couple of years now But itís hard to imagine that this one site could make a difference when you only get to use 140 characters to post your thoughts On the contrary, the site has made adjustments to accommodate job seekers - and those job seekers have found innovative ways to be noticed with limited resources...

Creating a Web Presence For Your Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Many people donít realize just how important it is to create a positive web presence when in the midst of a job search Unfortunately, it is almost inevitable that a major employer will spend some time Google-ing you before they decide whether they want to consider you as a candidate So instead of avoiding creating a web presence, itís good to just dive right in and get started...

What Should be Included in Your Executive Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Writing executive resumes can be a challenging project, especially when you donít write them on a regular basis One reason this is the case is because they are so much more entailed than other resumes Indeed, there are more key components that should be included in executive resumes to increase your chances of being considered for a top-level position...

Surprising (And Not-So-Surprising) Things That Hurt a Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Jobs

A job search can be a complicated beast, partially because technology and individual industries have evolved to an extent that we donít know how to keep up with their changes Unfortunately, some of those changes, whether surprising or not-so-surprising, could hurt us along the way if we arenít aware of them As you conduct your job search, itís good to keep track of everything that could have a negative impact on its progress...

Why Formatting Your Resume For Technology is Crucial

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

As you know, conducting a successful job search is an ever-evolving process In the past, you needed to make sure you rounded up plenty of newspapers, found some good resume paper and had plenty of stamps and envelopes in order to apply for jobs Then as technology changed, the process of applying for jobs changed too...

How to Supercharge Your Executive Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Itís not always easy to know what to do with your executive resume when you realize that itís not getting you jobs, but you donít exactly know why Sometimes your resume requires a few minor tweaks and sometimes it needs a complete overhaul Then there are times that it just needs a boost to make it interesting to more recruiters...

Saving Time in Your Job Search is Easier Than You Think

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Donít you sometimes wish that you could just cut out hours in your job search Sometimes it seems to take so darn long to research and apply But the good news is that it really doesnít have to take very long if you know how to fine-tune your job search...

Are You a Determined or Desperate Job Seeker?

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

When youíre anxiously awaiting your next job opportunity, sometimes itís easy to walk the fine line between being a determined job seeker and desperate one Of course, itís not uncommon to feel desperate when youíre ready to get a job, but being desperate is something that should be practiced in the privacy of your home Ė not where others, namely prospective employers, can catch wind of it If youíre not sure whether youíre giving off an air of determination or desperation, here are some ways to make sure youíre coming off as a determined job seeker...

Give Social Networking Some of Your Busy Executive Time Daily

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Youíve probably heard over and over again how important it is to get yourself on the Internet and begin the process of social networking when youíre in the middle of conducting an executive job search Well, even more than keeping a social networking profile alive during this time is doing it all the time Getting on board with social networking definitely requires a commitment, which is why some just donít like to do it...

Is Hiring a Resume Writer For You?

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Are you ready to write your next resume only to realize that youíre really not that ready It may be that youíre not sure what to add to the resume Or it could be that youíre now sure how to pull together all of the information that you do have in a way that shows youíre the right person for the job...

Are You Ready to Build Your Executive Network?

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Sometimes the most difficult part of the job search is finding the right people to help you out along the way As an executive, having help - also known as an executive network Ė is very often vital to getting your next big opportunity But how do you go about building your executive network...

Unique Tips For Helping Executive Recruiters Find Your Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

With more people than ever vying for the same executive job opportunities, itís important that you take every unique step possible to make sure that recruiters can find your resume among the many others out there But how exactly can you get this done Here are some tips to make sure to help your resume stand out among the rest...

Avoid Making Your Resume Look Unprofessional

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

It can be frustrating to put a lot of work into a resume only to realize that it is not bringing back any interviewing opportunities While this feeling isnít a good one, it is good to know that there are a number of reasons that this could be occurring One is that there is a large pool of candidates applying for virtually every job you apply for...

How to Overcome the Frustration of Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Thereís nothing more frustrating than being in the midst of a challenging job search When you first leave a job and begin your new search, it always feels that the process will flow smoothly and that in a few short weeks you will have a new job While every blue moon, the search occurs this way, more often than not, the search can take months to complete...

Does Your Executive Resume Scream Visionary?

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

It seems that when it comes to being an executive, some ideas should be already understood For instance, people should understand that youíve worked very hard to get to where you are in life Also, people should understand that you intend to continue your journey in the same direction as you have for many years...

How to Expand Your Job Search Nationwide

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Are you looking for a job but just arenít having too much luck getting what you want in the area that youíre living in You may want to consider expanding your job search beyond your city Of course, before doing so, youíd have to determine that moving is something that both you and your family could handle...

Itís Time to Increase Your Chances of Executive-Level Employment

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

As an executive-level job seeker, you probably know more than anyone how difficult it has been to try to find work in a recessed economy Everyone is gunning for the same position, which means you have to work overtime to get your hands on the job you want Of course, as an executive, you have your resume to impress potential employers with...

Ways to Make Your Online Executive Brand Come Alive

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

As you probably already know, creating an executive brand that flourishes online is just as important as developing your brand in the offline world More and more recruiters are making their way to the Internet to find their next great talent Ė and of course, being that talent, you want to make sure that they find you in the easiest way possible Here are some ways to get this doneÖ Get LinkedIn ASAP Signing up for a LinkedIn account is a fantastic way to ensure that professionals you do and donít know find you online...

How to Create Your Own Job Position Without Being an Entrepreneur

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Are you looking for the next great position, but canít seem to find a job that matches your qualifications Ė or what youíre looking for in a position This can feel like a tough spot However, itís not the end of the world...

How to Get More Exposure From Your Executive Resume Online

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

As you may know, the Internet is now a major factor in any executive job search From deciding where to post your resume information to being tracked down from executive recruiters, itís important to have at least some aspect of your job search conducted online With that said, there are a number of great places to get your resume information out there so that if recruiters are looking...

How to Protect Your Executive Brand During a Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Jobs

Itís not easy to come up with ways to remain relevant as an executive who is in between jobs It's very important for executives to constantly work on their brands, and this is especially true for executives that are currently between jobs While itís not exactly easy to build and nurture your brand, itís easy as pie to ruin it...

Why Job Seeking With Your Child Can Shorten Your Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Are you and your children out of work at the same time In bad economies, it's not a rare case for several members of a household to be out of work at the same time Still, there are certain tangible benefits to an out-of-work parent and recent graduate child working as a team...

How to Update Your Executive Resume Before Leaving Your Position

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

The standard protocol for working on a resume is to work on it when youíre ready to find your next job Hey, it makes sense Why would you work on your resume when youíre not looking to move on from your current employer...

Things That Shouldn't Appear on Your Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Many job seekers are tempted to include as much information as possible on their resumes More information always means a better shot at the job, right Wrong...

Asking a Professional For Help on Your Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

When you're planning your job search, it can sometimes seem like you've got an overwhelming amount of things to do You must find your own job leads, conduct research on companies and write your own resume and cover letter However, the truth is that there are plenty of professionals out there to help you if you feel that youíre not quite getting the job done on your own...

How Making Public Appearances Helps an Executive Resume and Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

As an executive, you're often required to think of unique and unusual ways to get noticed and hired You have to venture out to functions when others donít have to Itís recommended that you not only create your own professional blog, but also get on board with other blogs and write for them...

Improving a Job Search by Customizing a Resume to a Profession

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

You may think of a resume as a minor introductory document that shows an employer who you are and why you're the right applicant for a certain job However, you'll want to put considerable time and energy into that document, because a resume can make or break your chances of getting a certain job Job seekers in various professions have found this out when using standard resume templates and basic information...

How Considering Trends Can Help Your Executive Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

The New Year has brought on many new trends in the job search world Ė and the same is true in the executive realm As an executive, itís always good to stay in the know so that you donít fall behind on great ways to find jobs that may not have been available just a few months ago If youíre just getting started on your executive job search, or are continuing one you started months ago, you may be able to learn something from the executive job search trends of 2010...

Writing A Problem-Solving Resume That Can Get You A Job

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

Sometimes it feels that your resume is supposed to introduce you to a company that will solve all of your problems When youíre hired, you will be able to pay your bills, work in an environment you enjoy and take another step in the right direction toward creating the career of your dreams Yes, itís true that if youíre hired with a company, it could very well solve your problems...

How to Get Recruited For Executive Level Jobs

Author: Heather Eagar

Category: Career

According to a December 2009 survey from ExecuNet, a networking organization for recruiters and executives, 54 percent of executive recruiters expect a 19 percent rise in executive-search assignments during the first half of 2010 This is great news for executives in the midst of a job search But this doesnít mean you can just kick back and relax...

 
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