My name is Martin Buckland, I am an expert in job search and I’m here to help you in your job-search process. This blog is entitled: Eight jobs search myths. The truth is nobody likes job searching. Here are eight myths that will help you on your way to getting gainfully employed. Myth number one: […]
So today’s topic is I am frustrated in my job search! HELP! As an executive career management practitioner, people engage me to help them transition through this difficult period in their life. I know it’s very, very difficult. You need to have a champion. Somebody who can be there with you, nurture coach guide you. […]
A resume is a very particular document. It’s a synopsis, it’s a summary of your career. It highlights your career in reverse chronological order talking about your soft and your hard, your personal brand, your accomplishments, and your education.
They cannot, as it’s just not feasible, call everybody and tell them, or even email them that you aren’t the perfect candidate.
Let’s review the top 3 cover letter mistakes that people make when applying for a job.
A job post is a critical element. You need to look at it in detail and ensure that you address these 4 elements.
Social media is a great medium for you to market yourself and it is virtually free. Be polite, be professional, and be purposeful.
You might be surprised to hear what the best times of the year are for job search.
It’s important to avoid these 6 job search mistakes in order to have a Successful job search.
Today’s topic comes from someone who says, ‘I believe I am making these mistakes in my job search…’ Hopefully, after this post, you will know some mistakes not to make in your job search strategy. Building Relationships So, number one is relationship building with executive recruiters. You need to build, and this is just as […]
There are many reasons to have your picture on LinkedIn. I know that many people find it daunting; they don’t want to put their picture in front of a global audience of 675 million people on LinkedIn.
A resume or LinkedIn profile is hopeless without keywords. It’s what people search when they are trying to find you. So you have to know your own functional buzzwords specific to you.
I applied last week! Why haven’t they called me Back? So the question today is, ‘I’ve applied on LinkedIn or Indeed last week, why haven’t I heard anything?’ If you’ve applied on Indeed or LinkedIn, the reason why you aren’t receiving that call immediately is that jobs are posted for a set length of time. […]
…to Get YOU the Interview Today’s question is about how to refresh your outdated resume for 2020 to get YOU the interview. If you’ve had a resume for a long time, 10 or so years, and never updated it, that is a huge mistake because like everything in this world, things change and resumes from […]
If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, you are committing career suicide.
When you send your resume to an HR department or to an executive recruiter, rarely are they read. Here’s what happens and how to optimize your chances
I am Martin Buckland. I’m an executive career management practitioner and I help senior executives across the world, reach their career goals. The question that I’m answering today is, “How many references do I need?” I would suggest you have five. Why five? It’s always good to have an odd number and the five should […]
The question, today, is, “I’m not particularly good on social media. I hardly ever use it. Can you help me? Does it help my career management?” I am Martin Buckland, and I help senior executives manage and advance their careers. Plus, a lot more. The quick answer is yes, it does. You need to get […]
My name is Martin Buckland and I help senior executives reach their career goals. Today’s question is “I’ve applied for over 120 jobs, and I’ve never received an answer.” Sadly, this is very common. I can totally understand that you are frustrated after 120 and no reply. That would frustrate me. To allay that frustration. […]
“I was lucky. I received a very generous severance. So I’m just going to start my job search just before my severance expires.” I’m Martin Buckland and I am an Executive Career Management Practitioner and I help my clients across the world, reach their career goals. The question today is regarding receiving a generous severance […]