Executive Resume, LinkedIn, & Job Search Blog

Executive Resume, LinkedIn, & Job Search Blog

3 Ways You’re Wasting Space on Your Executive Resume

Getting a slow response when sending your executive resume? If so, you might be focusing on extraneous details – while starving employers of the facts they need to make a hiring decision. If you haven’t heard, the executive resume has evolved considerably as a...

3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake

Hoping to attract attention with your LinkedIn Profile? You'll have a better chance if you change the site’s most critical piece of information – your Headline – from the default option of your current job title. Too often, LinkedIn users don’t take the time to change...

3 Must-Use Social Media Sites for Job Seekers in 2015

In 2015 and beyond, your success in job search will depend on more than a stellar resume and sharp interviewing skills. The often-overlooked component?  Your social media presence. Whether you realize it or not, these top 3 social media sites (and your participation...

Is Your LinkedIn Photo a Joke?

Wondering why everyone else is getting great results off LinkedIn – while you’re waiting for your turn? I don't know you, but I'll take a guess – your photo is probably terrible. How could I possibly know this? I’ve talked too often with the frustrated job seeker who,...

An Easy Way to Express Your Personal Brand in Your Resume

Ready to convey your effectiveness and ROI to employers? Expressing your personal brand in your resume is easier than you might think. The trick? Think in terms of headlines. Headlines, or taglines, in executive resumes are a simple concept that can help you write...

3 Easy Networking Methods – Using LinkedIn’s Find Alumni Tool

Want to boost your networking power and job search results – and get more people to respond to you on LinkedIn? LinkedIn’s Find Alumni section is one of the site’s hidden gems that can make your networking activity much easier. Tucked under the Connections menu...

How to Stop Your Work Anniversary Notifications on LinkedIn

Annoyed with the flood of "Congratulations!" notes on LinkedIn every time your work anniversary rolls around? Try removing the Months on your jobs in the Experience section. Navigate to the job on LinkedIn, click the pencil icon to edit the dates, and select "Choose"...

How to Add Your Success Stories on LinkedIn for Better Traffic

Have you noticed that your resume content and achievements are often too long to fit into your LinkedIn Profile? Despite the ease of uploading content into LinkedIn, there’s no way around the limitations (2,000 characters - including spaces!) available for each job....

4 Things I Shouldn’t See In Your LinkedIn Photo

Putting your best foot forward on LinkedIn? Not if you're hunting through your phone or searching family pictures for your avatar. If your photo doesn't enhance your credibility, it CAN hurt your job search. This especially true if you're posting any old photo without...

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