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Most of the resumes that I receive nowadays come from job seekers using a career coaching service during their executive job search. They may receive advice from an outplacement company hired by their employer, or they may have hired someone themselves.
We have always received unsolicited resumes, but it now seems like using an outside agency is becoming standard practice. That can be great for recruiters because it allows us to decide whether to hit the delete key with much more accuracy.
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This article comes from Ramon Greenwood, an Ivy Exec contributor.
If you are looking for a job, think of yourself as a product to be sold…for example, a box of cereal or a new service from a bank. Think of employers as buyers. You need a marketing plan to make the sale.
Such a plan contains three elements: (1) what you have to sell; (2) where to sell it; and (3) how to communicate the selling message to prospective buyers.
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This article comes from Pete Leibman, an Ivy Exec Contributor.
Right now is the best time in history to get any job you want. Seriously.
Before discussing why this is true, let me address the first objection you may have: the economy.
You don’t need me to bombard you with stats about the recession. The media has already done more than enough of that. All I will say is this: How many jobs do you need to get?
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I speak to many candidates during their executive job search and it’s amazing the things they tell me about their potential employers. I picked out the best insights from candidates to help hiring managers avoid some common pitfalls. Understanding the mindset of your candidates in addition to their qualification will make all the difference when recruiting the very best. What are the most important things you should be aware of? Read on and see how candidates really see you.
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