Why You Should Read: “How to Optimize Your Online Presence for Job Hunting” presents 10 simple tips for creating and updating a great online presence during a job search to optimize the probabilities that the employers and search professionals who have the jobs you want will find you. Resumes and cover letters, which were the communication tools of the late 20th and early 21st century, are no longer the primary way to be recognized. As this article states, now it’s your online presence. At a senior level, most jobs are not on the job board. They are hidden and you must give the employer every opportunity to find you. This article shows you how.
Key Points: The article goes into detail on each of these points.
- Once you create your profile, update it periodically.
- Write original content or point to relevant content on the net and add it to our online presence.
- Use different approaches depending on the online system on which you are profiling yourself.
- Use your online presence to expand your network.
Bottom Line: When you are a member of Executives in Motion, your profile on the membership directory is part of your on-line presence but so is the Video Bio you will create and the way our Jobscan Premium tool allows you to customize and optimize what you are putting out there. At a senior level, most jobs are not on job boards. They are hidden and you must give the employer every opportunity to find you.
Robert Kaufman – EIM Central
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