Is this what executive job search in the digital age means to you?
Spending most of your time posting your resume to as many job boards as possible, then sitting back and waiting for all the interview requests to come in.
If you’re like too many executive job seekers I speak with, and this is your plan, you may be sabotaging your best efforts. You’re going about it all wrong.
Remember how you got your last job? Most of my c-suite clients tell me that the job came to them when they weren’t even looking, Or, when they were looking, they put out a few feelers to recruiters they used in the past and to people they knew within their target industry. “Putting out feelers” is networking.
Read about how the old and new ways to network come together to help you land your next great gig, in my Executive Career Brand post.
How to Build a Powerful Executive Network
How To Tap Into Hidden C-level Executive Jobs
LinkedIn Guide for Executive Branding and Job Search
Twitter Executive Branding Strategy: The Beauty of a Retweet
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