59 results for tag: personal branding


I Don’t Need a Coach’s Help With My Job Search

"Most people need help in ways they can't even imagine when it comes to job search," said Don Weintraub in this excerpt from Job Search Myths and Realities, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Just because you've been in an executive role for over 20 years ...
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Communicating Your Brand through Online Networking and Social Media for Job Search and Advancement

As an executive, your time is valuable and opportunities to pursue personal goals can be limited. However, in today's social economy, developing, optimizing, and continuously maintaining your social network is critical to your professional reputation, your ...
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With LinkedIn, Who Needs a Résumé?

LinkedIn and the résumé are not the same. They have different functions, and those applying to positions via the Internet must consider the ATS. The design and content of a résumé does not match what an effective LinkedIn profile presents. LinkedIn has an ...
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Key Learnings from Members with Job Search Success

As the winter draws to a close and the spring hiring season brightens, we are happy to say that we are continuing to hear about landings from our members. While job search is never easy,  it's always interesting to hear the stories of success  – especia...
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What Does Your Brand Promise?

More and more attention is being placed in the career industry on personal, or executive, "branding." Branding is hardly new in the broader marketplace; it has been going on since the beginning of competition in free markets. Brands are a core part of life in ...
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7 Tips for a Compelling Executive Bio

Executive Bios take branding to another level, linking an executive's softer skills to their value proposition in a way that isn't possible to emphasize in a resume. To clarify any confusion around Executive Bios, let's look at a few points: Purpose: ...
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We are the Stories We Tell Ourselves

People make their own meaning. We become what we tell ourselves. "We string our situation together into some form of logical script," said Tom Asacker, acclaimed innovation & strategic communications expert. The problem with that is we lock ourselves into ...
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Personal Vision Statement: Necessary to Becoming a Great Leader

How does a personal vision statement factor into becoming a great leader? Too often we allow effectiveness to be mistaken for greatness. You need to come up with the key values and their descriptions which represents who you are and who you intend to be. ...
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Are You Prepared for an Effective Job Search in the Digital Age?

As you embark on your executive job search, you will quickly realize the digital age has vastly altered the way in which an effective job search at the executive level is conducted. With the introduction of social media and what appears to be the ease of ...
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The Verdict on the One Size Fits All Résumé

Should you tweak your résumé based on the position you’re applying for? This popular question can pull in very differing opinions. Interested to hear what our Career Strategists would say, ExecuNet Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked a panel of Career ...
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One of the Most Common Things Job Seekers Need Help With

My mother always told me not to worry about what people think of me. Good advice... except when in a job search! When in search, what people think of you is key, and what they think of you should be consistent and summed up in a personal brand statement... ...
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Résumé, Personal Branding and Job Search Strategies: An Expert Panel Discussion

Is your résumé opening doors or closing them? Are you not getting interviews for the executive roles you want, despite having excellent qualifications? During this roundtable discussion, our expert panel of executive career advisers, coaches and recrui...
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