Resume, LinkedIn, & Job Search Tips From a Former Recruiter
Resume, LinkedIn, & Job Search Tips From a Former Recruiter
How to create a compelling LinkedIn profile describing years of executive experience.
How to convert your CV into a resume that wins attention for a healthcare, academic, or scientific executive role.
Board of Directors resumes differ from “typical” executive resumes. Here’s how to write an effective Board of Directors resume that wins attention.
Get your executive LinkedIn Profile in top shape so you can be recruited for your personal brand and leadership skills.
Maybe you’ve heard that you should build an executive brand. Use these steps to define and leverage it.
Writing your resume for a 2024 job search? Be sure to tune it to the realities of the 2024 job market.
Ignore the myth that no one hires at the end of the year. You could still ring in the New Year with a new job.
You could waste valuable time needed to create a strong value proposition in your resume and LinkedIn profile.
Will you get what you need when using ChatGPT to write your resume? Here are the potential advantages and pitfalls.
Planning to request a raise in salary? Prepare a strategy to secure higher pay with these steps.
Putting off the task of updating LinkedIn? Waiting until you’re in the midst of a job search is too late.
Took a new job – but now you’re feeling worse about your career? Here are key steps to take next.
Employment gaps due to COVID, family leave, or other situations? Updating your resume may be simpler than you think.
Take these strategic steps when updating LinkedIn while you’re still employed – and looking for your next job.
Mentioning company sales metrics, revenue, or cost savings on LinkedIn? You may need to consider the impact first.
Make sure you’re not actually ADVERTISING your age, rather than your value proposition.
Recruiters and employers do notice job seekers who take the time to craft a powerful message. Here’s what your resume should look like now.
Is your LinkedIn Profile ready for a successful job search? Take a close look at your personal brand, settings, keywords, and strategy.
Here’s how to ensure your resume – and personal brand – can be easily read and understood by employers.
STILL using your current job in your LinkedIn Headline? Here are key reasons to remove it.
Here’s why uploading your executive resume to LinkedIn isn’t a good idea.
Your resume and LinkedIn Profile are begging for action words and power verbs. Why? So employers can see the energy you bring to your work.
Is your LinkedIn Headline strong enough to market your personal brand? Find out now.
Writing your own resume is a challenge. Be sure to convey your personal brand and career wins to fend off intense competition.
What your resume should contain now: powerful metrics – and even a focus on navigating COVID and the economic downturn.
Your next executive job search might require a virtual interview. Here’s how to get ready.
Over 50 and launching a new job search? Get up to speed on LinkedIn.
Update your resume by adding pandemic, shutdown, COVID, and business leadership skills essential to employers.
Hiring an executive resume writer? Here’s how to choose the best resume writer for your executive or Board search.
If your executive job search has stalled, your LinkedIn identity may need a second look.
How to assess your executive job search options during COVID-19, and map out a plan of action.
How to write your resume when you’re over 50 – while retaining your most critical personal branding information.
How your resume should look – if you want to make a striking first impression.
Not sure how to write your LinkedIn Profile for an executive job? Use these steps for strong LinkedIn content to attract employers.
Here’s how to update your executive resume – the right way, using your brand and refreshing your resume from a leadership (not mid-career) standpoint.
Should you use LinkedIn to build your resume? Consider these pros and cons first.
Need to write a great resume fast? Use these straightforward tips to quickly express your executive brand for a great opportunity.
Here’s how to ensure your value proposition (NOT your unemployment status) stands out.
Are you making this mistake in your executive cover letter? You might not realize how quickly you’re putting yourself out of the running for a great opportunity.
Get an edge in your search by viewing the latest listings of $100K leadership jobs.
Bring your executive resume and job search up to today’s standards with new ways of finding target employers and presenting your leadership brand.
Does a chart or infographic make a difference on your executive resume?
Get insider resume writing tips from a former recruiter.
Finding a resume writer who understands your CIO career is a critical step in your search.
If your executive job search has stalled, google yourself to check out your online identity.
Nothing says “outdated” more than a resume you’ve used for a decade. Here’s how to give your college resume a refresh.
Wondering what your executive resume should look like? Use these tips for a strong resume that hits home with employers.
Yes, your executive resume might need some help. Here’s a list of common problems and fixes.
Resume length is often a subject of debate. Here’s how to set the length of your resume based on who will read it.
Resume trends for 6 and 7 figure jobs have changed for the better. Strengthen your brand message with a few key changes.
Get educated on how executive recruiters work – before reaching out.
You may have chosen a great LinkedIn Photo – but can the right people see it?
Haven’t job searched in some time? Get familiar with the new reality for a successful executive job hunt.
LinkedIn’s Resume Assistant claims to help you write your resume. Should you use it?
Make your executive resume align with the latest trends in cutting-edge resume design and navigation.
Not using LinkedIn’s Publishing platform to support your job search? Here’s why you should reconsider.
Still rejecting requests to connect on LinkedIn? You may want to rethink this strategy.
Having a LinkedIn Profile isn’t enough. You’ll need to optimize it for SEO.
Stumped when writing your LinkedIn Headline? Try this formula for a powerful brand message.
Still think your resume must fit on a single page – or other myths? Think again.
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