Marketing Yourself in Your Job Transition

Reality can be harsh. For every job you would be interested in there are many candidates and some will be as or more qualified than you. That is why it is essential that you sell yourself and the first part of sales is marketing.

Marketing during a job search is how you package yourself so that people will want to refer you to others, give you testimonials, interview and hire you. It’s not what you say during an interview [that is more like sales] but it is everything else. By the way, during the interview your efforts to package yourself might just get you to the next interview or offer.

As an EIM member you will get tips and advice on how to do this most effectively whether you decide to run your own search independently or use the services of an executive career coach.

How to Successfully Market Yourself in Your Job Search

  • Build Your Personal Brand
  • Dress to Impress
  • Get Physically Fit
  • Invest in Your Social Presence
  • Grow Your Network
  • Develop 5-15 Proactive Angels
  • Get Testimonials and Referrals
  • Volunteer
  • Send Your Resume to Potential Employers
  • Develop New Skills

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