Straight Talk

Straight Talk

Straight Talk on Executive Self Marketing

Executive employment search success depends upon many factors in addition to possessing a powerful set of self marketing tools (your executive resume, cover letter, etc.). This quote from the November 2003 edition of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly says it well:

“Regrettably, some of today’s less informed job seekers believe that the Internet has transformed the job search into a nearly effortless process. They hastily update their resumes and post them on several online databases. These jobseekers then sit back and wait for an employer to call. Most of them wait a long, long time–often in vain. Even in the age of the Internet, a job search still requires hard work. Having a plan, using multiple search methods, and asking for help all increase the chances of success.”

With more than 25 years of experience in executive resume writing and career transition assistance, your executive resume writer has an in-depth knowledge of executive resume writing tricks and techniques, do’s and don’ts, and common issues. Ms. Smith continually researches and reads about the latest hiring and economic trends, recruiting techniques, and employment search technologies, in order to provide her executive clientele with a competitive edge in the employment marketplace.

The informational articles on this site are provided free for your private use. Please feel free to click through to the articles listed in the Straight Talk drop-down menu at the top of the page, or simply click on “Explore This Topic Further” below. You may also wish to explore our “Ask an Expert” section and are welcome to submit your own question if desired. Answers to many of your questions may also be found on Laurie’s Executive Resumes & Career Transition Strategies blog.