Tag: Personal Branding

Stop Rambling! How to Tell a Concise, Compelling Career Story in an Interview

When I first heard I had scored an interview with Glassdoor, I was thrilled. I wasted no time practicing for the interview, and it’s a good thing too, considering that my first few practice rounds were a wreck. There were so many different points I wanted to touch on — […]

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. There […]

Tips To Beat Ageism in Executive Job Search If You’re Over 50

Along with things like employment gaps and lack of skills or other credentials, age discrimination is the major concern for most of my job seeking c-suite and senior-level executive clients. No surprise. Although ageism can kick in as early as age 40, it really starts making an impact at around […]

Executive Resume Experts Weigh in on Best Resume Writing Practices

25 years ago when I was a newly minted resume writer, I included in my clients’ executive resumes the trite phrases most of us shun today, like “results-oriented” and “experienced professional”. With experience, mentoring and training, I quickly came to understand that a resume is a personal marketing document. I […]

How to Know If You Are Fit for a Career in Sales

The professional field of sales is one that covers many bases. Building a career in sales can imply promoting anything from cosmetics and pharmaceuticals to cars and houses. What is more, most actual sales-related positions are in telemarketing, advertising, or other corporate functions. It is a chameleon domain that adapts […]

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 […]