Today’s topic is Showcase your strengths in your resume and your LinkedIn profile. Identify your strengths and talents leverage them to differentiate yourself you want to be apart from other people you want to be considered number one highlight what sets you apart from others and demonstrate your expertise in a particular field.
Who Should I have as References?
When it comes to job applications, we often focus on crafting the perfect resume and cover letter, showcasing our skills and experiences. However, there is one element that is often overlooked but holds significant power in the eyes of potential employers: references. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of selecting the right […]
Personalize Your LinkedIn Connections Requests
Today’s topic is Personalize. Personalize Your LinkedIn Connection Requests. Don’t send a generic or empty connection request on LinkedIn. Take a few moments. Just a few moments to personalize all requests. Give a reason why you want to connect with that person in that request. It’s courteous and raises the chances of acceptance.
Isn’t Personal Branding a way of showing off?
Today’s topic is, isn’t personal branding a way of showing off? No, it’s about being seen, being recognized. If you don’t step out from behind, you won’t be seen or be heard. It’s about showing up over showing off. Be seen, be known.
User Your Performance Appraisals
Today’s topic is use your purse your performance appraisals Use your performance appraisals. If you are struggling, you have little information or you’re not being able to articulate it in your mind. Look at your performance appraisals when you are constructing your resume, your CV, they can be a memory jogger to you. They probably […]
Knock, Knock. Who’s There?
This is not a joke So many people around the world cannot articulate on exactly who they are. This is very scary. You should know who you are. Can you succinctly tell me who you are? It’s part of your personal brand. Knock, knock. Who’s there?
I am receiving zero replies in my job applications
Today’s topic is “I am receiving zero replies in my job application.” There are many reasons that perhaps you aren’t getting the traction that you really want. So when a client or potential client calls me and says they aren’t getting traction in their job applications. I ask them to come forward to me with […]
Stay in touch with Executive Recruiters
Today’s topic is stay in touch with executive recruiters. This is a good career management tip. Once you’ve established a relationship, open dialogue with an executive recruitment recruiter, maintain that relationship. They want to know you when you are employed, not just when you’re unemployed. This is very, very important. They don’t want to pick […]
Don’t expect an instant call from an online job application
Don’t expect an instant call from a job application Jobs posted on job boards have an end date. That end date can be up to eight weeks. So if you post today or apply today, it might be eight weeks before you hear anything from the potential employer. So my message to you today is […]
I have missed out on promotions several times
Today’s topic is about missing out on promotions and feeling frustrated about it. It’s a common experience that can affect your career management and psyche. Here are some tips and tricks to help you overcome these challenges and increase your chances of success: Recognize the Reasons for Your Frustration There are many reasons why you […]
A Job Search is like a Minefield
Today’s topic is, a job search is like a minefield. There are so many components, it’s like a jigsaw, to a job search. One just one mistake and you could blow yourself up in a mine you have to navigate through the that minefield. Are you ready to void job search mines? If not, let’s […]
The Culture at Work is Toxic……I need to get out!
I am Martin Buckland and I’m an executive career management practitioner, and I manage and advance the careers of senior executives and those who are part of e business leaders across the world. So today’s topic is, the culture at work is toxic. I need to get out. So let’s start off with a very, […]
Have You Been with Your Employer Too Long
Today’s topic is have you been with your employer too long? Have you been with your employer too long? How long have you been with your same employer? If you’ve been with your employer six or more years, It’s now good career management to start looking for a new opportunity, a new job external to […]
Networking is Crucial to Career Management
Today’s topic, networking is crucial in career management. Follow over. 20, 20 20 networking rule, 20% nurturing your existing connections. 20% meeting new contacts and 20% helping others connect. Networking is a two-way street. Happy networking.
6 Months and I am still in a Job Search
Today’s topic and I can sympathize with many people is six months and I am still, still in a job search six months, and I am still in a job search while we go through this presentation, this podcast today. If anybody’s got any questions, any questions on executive career management, doesn’t have to be […]
Stimulate Impact with Action Verbs in your Resume or CV
Today’s topic is Stimulate Impact with Action Verbs in your Resume or CV. Use action verbs to add intrigue and capture attention. You want to wow the reader. For example, instead of “increased,” consider using “catapulted,” “propelled,” “elevated,” “uplifted,” or “raised.” Think about incorporating action verbs when writing your resume.
No Need to Take a Salary Decrease
Today we’re gonna talk about no need, no need to have to take a salary decrease. Recruitment is so strong, so robust, you don’t need to take a salary decrease in today’s economy. In fact, you should seek a large increase in your salary.
Sell Your Lean Methodology Knowledge.
Today’s topic is Sell. Sell Your Lean Methodology Knowledge. So many people leave out their lean methodologies in their resumes and their LinkedIn profile. Lean is a great skillset. It’s a great selling point. Break all your lean methodologies and your knowledge down on your resume and your LinkedIn profile. List them all. They are […]
When One Door Closes Another One Opens.
Today’s topic is when one door opens another one, when one door, sorry. When one door closes, another one opens. If you are terminated and people are terminated, even in good. It could be a very traumatic occasion. You get the anger, the rage, the why me? The questions are asked, why you. However, recruitment […]
I was told a resume or CV wasn’t needed anymore
Today’s topic is whether a resume is still needed in the current age. There are various opinions on this as technology and application tracking systems (ATS) have evolved. However, a resume is needed more than ever before. A resume is still very relevant, but it needs to be updated and ATS-friendly. It should be a […]