Why Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It)

Eagerly sending your resume to the perfect job posting or trying to contact executive recruiters – but not getting a response? If you thought your executive resume was strong, and your LinkedIn Profile was ready for prime time, it might seem that your application traveled into a black hole!  Many executives report similar experiences, with … Continue reading Why Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It)

Does Your LinkedIn Photo Look Like You Just Don’t Care?

You’ve already been told how important your photograph is to your social media identity – and you certainly understand that other LinkedIn users will be more likely to network with you when they can see your face. Even so, you may not have the time or inclination to suit up for a professional headshot on … Continue reading Does Your LinkedIn Photo Look Like You Just Don’t Care?

Networking for an Executive Career? Take Your Search Offline

One of my favorite job-search strategies is talking about WHERE you can find networking leads. Sure, everyone knows they should be networking... but if you've neglected to keep your circle "warm," then what should you do?Professional associations and user conferences are a great place to start, since you'll be tapping into others whose industry interests … Continue reading Networking for an Executive Career? Take Your Search Offline

If You’re Not Already on LinkedIn, Here’s Some Good Reasons to Start

And if you are already linked, you know that I wholeheartedly endorse creating a branded profile to accelerate your job search results.LinkedIn, as you may be aware, has become a hub for professionals engaged in all kinds of business activities, including job searching.Now, as they've added more features to support collaboration and connection activities, there's … Continue reading If You’re Not Already on LinkedIn, Here’s Some Good Reasons to Start

How Creating Your Own Network Can Accelerate Your Job Hunt

For job searching in today’s hotly competitive market, nothing tops networking to build your reputation and expand your centers of influence. Studies have shown that finding job leads through others outranks nearly all other methods, far outperforming the practice of responding to online job ads.However, the term “networking” throws off many good intentions by job … Continue reading How Creating Your Own Network Can Accelerate Your Job Hunt