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6 Things You Need to Stop Telling Yourself in 2016


things you need to stop telling yourself in 2016The negative self-talk I hear executives use to talk to themselves is often mentally destructive.

Most negative self-talk in the context of a job search comes in the following 6 forms:

* “He/she is too busy to talk to me.”

* “What I have done is not important enough to reach out.”

* “I have nothing to say on social media.”

* “My credentials should speak for themselves. I shouldn’t have to say it.”

* “I sell myself best in person. I just need the meeting.”

* “I hate networking.”Continue Reading…

2016 Executive Resume Trends


2016 executive resume trendsJust like 2015, 2016 brings new and innovative ways to present resumes and tactics to utilize the information captured in the resume building process. In some cases the 2015 Trends are still very prevalent and still need to be incorporated into designing and writing a new executive resume document.

In addition to an eye-catching design layout, achievement-driven bullets and strong word choice to define your brand, as demonstrated in these executive resume samples, these 7 executive resume trends will help you ensure you are ahead of the competition and viewed as the leader of your field.

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Expanded Must-Do LinkedIn Updates: Part 2

Must-Do LinkedIn UpdatesIn this two-part series, you will learn how to customize in-depth, the 10 DIY Steps to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile. This is for intermediate and advanced LinkedIn users. Check out Part 1 here.

As you know, your LinkedIn profile is one of the most important resources you have to reinforce your personal brand and candidate appeal. Now that you have the working elements in place, it’s time to make your profile even stronger so it stands out against the competition.

Part 2: Must-Do LinkedIn Updates, Steps 6-10Continue Reading…

How to Make Sure Recruiters Contact You with New LinkedIn Design

New LinkedIn DesignLinkedIn recently rolled out a new profile design for Premium members. In a few months time all LinkedIn members will have the new design which includes a larger profile picture and customizable header image.

This may present new challenges in terms of people contacting you. After all, new changes means new features to keep up with. If you’d like to make sure recruiters are contacting you on LinkedIn:Continue Reading…