The Job Search Podcast, with Amy L. Adler

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July 26, 2018 00:04:25
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Becoming a LinkedIn LION Balancing the Pros and Con for Your Job Search | The Job Search Podcast

Are you proud of the number of connections you have on LinkedIn? Is this a metric you wish to cultivate? If so, can you definitively explain the value of having a thousand connections? If you can, you should consider becoming a LinkedIn Open Networker, or LION. We all know that special person who just “knows everyone.” When we have a question about something specific, we ask that person for a contact, and he or she just pulls one up, having built a Rolodex of the right people. In this episode, I talk about how becoming a LION has its benefits. Topics covered in "Becoming a LinkedIn LION": - LinkedIn - Executive Job Search - Networking - Relationships ...

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July 23, 2018 00:05:06
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5 Ways to Measure Your Job Search Networking Success | The Job Search Podcast

Do you wonder whether you are really getting anywhere with your job search networking strategy? While you are in the midst of networking, the process can seem thankless. Did that connection you made a month ago turn into something? How do you know whether the presentation you attended was worth going to from a networking perspective? Although it is hard to pin job search success onto any one networking event, overall, you can measure your networking success with a few simple metrics. Topics covered in "5 Ways to Measure Your Job Search Networking Success" - Executive Job Search - Job Search - Career Change - Networking - LinkedIn ...

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July 19, 2018 00:05:53
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Fix the Worst Mistake in Your LinkedIn Headline in 120 Characters or Less | The Job Search Podcast

Did you know that including your employment status in the most important element of your LinkedIn profile, the one that convinces readers to click through to your profile? In this episdoe, you'll discover what your LinkedIn profile is really telegraphing if you state outright that you are an executive searching for a new opportunity. What message are you sending to those people looking at your profile? You don’t stonewall a potential lead with a sign that says, “do not enter.” Topics covered in "Fix the Worst Mistake in Your LinkedIn Headline in 120 Characters or Less" - Executive Job Search - Job Search - LinkedIn - Career Change ...

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July 16, 2018 00:03:57
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You Should Be Thankful You Didn’t Take that Job Offer | The Job Search Podcast

In the career management field, we measure our success by how well our clients succeed in the employment marketplace. This means we talk about and celebrate the number of interviews and job offers you, as an executive, receives. There are cases, however, in which we also value not accepting the job offer. Listen in to learn more about why not taking the job can be a boon to your job search. ...

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July 12, 2018 00:05:59
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Three Networking Myths that Hurt Your Career Growth | The Job Search Podcast

Do you know how to network for your next job? If you're thinking about how to get a job by maximizing your network, you need to network properly. When it comes to networking, executives tend to fall into two camps. The either love to network, or they . . . ignore it. Those executive who do not consciously maintaining their networks might believe one of the three top myths about networking that can negatively affect their job hunting success. ...

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July 09, 2018 00:06:22
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Stop Looking for Executive Jobs on Online Job Boards | The Job Search Podcast

If you’re looking for your next executive job on online job boards such as Monster and Indeed, you’ve got a lot of searching, reading, filtering, and applying to do. Every day, you have to log in, search, read, filter, and apply … and then do it all again the next day. Have you done this? Have you felt the frustration that comes with doing all of this for perhaps hours per day with few positive results? Listen to this episode to find out why job boards are not particularly effective for executives. ...

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