Hello and Welcome to Captain Career Videocasts/Blog Series, a series of how-to videos and posts. I am Martin Buckland, a Global Executive Career Management Practitioner. This is a series of posts where I share my wealth of knowledge on executive career management. Today we are going to talk about … [Read more...] about 7 Common Cover Letter Mistakes
Executive Resume: Does Yours Stand Out?
Your executive resume is one of the single most important documents in your job search. Yet, so often, resumes fall short to definitively demonstrate one’s experience and expertise. Your professional resume is your chance to make a stellar first impression and set yourself apart as a viable … [Read more...] about Executive Resume: Does Yours Stand Out?
Hashtags to Use When Job Searching on Twitter
Today’s Recruiters and HR Professionals are socially savvy and your online presence (or lack thereof) provides great insight into your career history and cultural fit. Before you start your online job search, make sure all your social media profiles (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) are up to date, … [Read more...] about Hashtags to Use When Job Searching on Twitter
WHY JOB SEEKERS SHOULD USE TWITTER
While traditional job search techniques such as posting your resume on job boards or emailing your resume to recruiters may not be helping you to land that coveted interview with a potential employer, using Twitter prudently, as a platform for job seekers, can be a good way to connect directly with … [Read more...] about WHY JOB SEEKERS SHOULD USE TWITTER
The Human Connection Says It All
It doesn’t matter where you live in the world, at some stage in your job search, you must connect with a human. Despite the introduction in recent years of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), the final outcome is based on human interactions and decisions. Connecting with a real human being early … [Read more...] about The Human Connection Says It All
Salary Negotiations — Don’t Undersell Yourself! Know Your Options
With stock markets in flux and a growing uneasiness in the marketplace, researching your worth on the open market is a valuable exercise, even while happily employed. Don’t be misled into thinking there are limited opportunities for you to increase your salary – there are job vacancies and … [Read more...] about Salary Negotiations — Don’t Undersell Yourself! Know Your Options