March 19, 2024

Executive Job Search 100: Who Needs to Know You Exist

EXECUTIVE JOB SEARCH 100: Who Needs to Know You Exist?

𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗿 𝗲𝘅𝗲𝗰𝘂𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗷𝗼𝗯 𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵?

If you haven't been tucked under a rock, you know that online job boards are unreliable sources of available positions. You are ready to find your next assignment through networking.

𝗕𝗲𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴, 𝗯𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗺𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝘁. Plus, be ready to prove you deliver results with success stories amplifying your value and reliability.

𝘸ℎ𝘰 you contact,

ℎ𝘰𝑤 you communicate,

𝘸ℎ𝘢𝑡 your message says, and

your follow-up activities must be on point.

Wait to update or revise your LinkedIn profile!

 

Let's get started.

𝗔𝗻𝘀𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝘀 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲—𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝘁𝗼 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻’𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀. 

Your responses to these questions are the foundation of a successful job search plan.

JOB CHANGE GOALS

What do you want to achieve through a job change, e.g., different responsibilities, increased compensation, a shorter commute, different residence location, more congenial coworkers, being appreciated by management, a seat at the table, more authority, new challenges, and learning opportunities, less travel- more time at your home base, a path to future promotions, what else?

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

What are your deal-breakers? What are your must haves in a new position? What are your negotiable terms of engagement? Do you have any non-negotiable employment terms?

JOB SEARCH TARGETS

Where are the opportunities that interest you? What industry ( ies?) Specific consumer or commercial markets? What are the challenges you address? What are the problems you fix? What do others rely on you for as their go-to expert?

Next up...

Be prepared with impressive success stories demonstrating your quantitative impact that proves how you get the job done. Be sure to include evidence of your knowledge and technical skills and references to 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘴𝘰𝘧𝘵 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯.

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I'm Debra, JobWhiz

More than a "reverse recruiter."

I scavenge the hidden job market to find unadvertised positions you want.

Email [email protected] to schedule a phone consultation. Mention that you are a Columbia alum, student or staff member for a special discount.

 

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  • Marui Lavinder
    published this page in Articles 2024-03-19 15:04:14 -0400