Tag: LinkedIn

Summary Sunday: Finding A New Job Today Is Complicated

There’s more to landing your next job than swiping left or right. Finding a new job today is complicated. And while employers may be crying they can’t find the right talent, they still have the upper hand and set the rules (written and unwritten). If you plan to look for a […]

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Killing Your Job Search?

  Two of the most powerful job search tools you have at your disposal are your LinkedIn profile and your resume. Far too often, job seekers don’t take the time to sync these two materials together. Imagine submitting your resume to a job posting. The hiring manager decides to look […]

LinkedIn Experts Speak Up About the Biggest LinkedIn Executive Job Search Mistakes

This article came about because of a LinkedIn update I posted recently that included tagging people and hashtags. What my update accomplished reinforces the importance of this practice and other LinkedIn strategy for executive job search, as well as overall career management and business development. Are you posting updates on […]

Summary Sunday: Be Indispensable

One of the secrets to your career success is learning how to be indispensable. What is it that people who seem indispensable have? Confidence? The ability to talk about outcomes? Are they fixers and doers? Can they build relationships? Are they life-long-learners? Maybe it’s a little of all of these. […]

3 Ways to Bridge the Unemployment Gap

  How do you handle your employment status when you’re between positions? An issue you may run into when you’re on the hunt for a new position is your “status” dropping because you don’t have a “to present” position on your resume or LinkedIn profile. Simply by having an end […]

How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Here is an unfortunate situation for executive job seekers: Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for . . . especially if that gap is current. Employers are […]

How to Become a LinkedIn Influencer, According to (Everyday) People Who Did It

Building a strong social media presence requires much more than an impressive professional profile. If you know how to use it to your advantage, LinkedIn can help grow your status, your following, and your business. Here is everything you need to know to become a LinkedIn influencer. Read Complete Article

Smart Personal Branding: Posting LinkedIn Updates vs Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

If you’ve been paying attention, plenty of helpful articles have probably passed in front of your eyes about using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. I write about LinkedIn often right here on ExecutiveCareerBrand.com. In particular, you’ve probably seen lots of articles about LinkedIn updates, and how you […]