How to Avoid Job
Search-Killing Frustration
Amy L. Adler
CEO
Evaluate Your Job-Search
Frustration
• Do you think hiring
executives hold all the
cards--and you have
nothing but a list ...
Avoid Sisyphean Job-Search
Frustration
• Stop all job search activity.
• Cut out practices that result
in anger and disapp...
Stop Looking On Job Boards
• How much time do you
spend looking on the
Internet for job
postings?
• How many job postings
...
Rewrite Your LinkedIn Profile
• LinkedIn is not working
if you’re not getting
profile views or new
connections.
• Re-craft...
Revise Your Resume
• Eliminate all versions
of your resume but
one, and focus it on
your unique brand
and proven expertise...
Apply Only for Positions that
Are Right for You
• Experience a greater
return on your effort by
focusing on the very
few p...
Start Getting Interviews
• Hone your branded
message.
• Eliminate the noise.
• Be recognized by your
specific audience for...
Do You Have Trouble Focusing
Your Job Search?
• Call Five Strengths
for a free evaluation
of your unique
executive job sea...
Face Your Career Change Fear
Get your complimentary
copy of
“3 Simple Steps to
Clear Your Career
Change Fear”

Amy L. Adle...
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Frustration is anger plus disappointment that results from a perceived lack of control. If you’re frustrated in your executive job search, it means that you think hiring executives hold all the cards–and you have nothing but a list of open positions and an executive resume.

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How to Avoid Job Search-Killing Frustration

  1. 1. How to Avoid Job Search-Killing Frustration Amy L. Adler CEO
  2. 2. Evaluate Your Job-Search Frustration • Do you think hiring executives hold all the cards--and you have nothing but a list of open positions and an executive resume? • Armed with only these two tools you feel jaded, cynical, angry, or frustrated about your executive job search. Image courtesy of Gualberto107 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  3. 3. Avoid Sisyphean Job-Search Frustration • Stop all job search activity. • Cut out practices that result in anger and disappointment and replace them with highimpact strategies. • Identify your unique brand. • Identify what you want the world to know about you. • Promote your message clearly, confidently, and consistently. Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  4. 4. Stop Looking On Job Boards • How much time do you spend looking on the Internet for job postings? • How many job postings were right for you in all of that searching? • How many of those resulted in interviews? • Was your result enough to justify your effort? Image courtesy of boulemonademoon / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  5. 5. Rewrite Your LinkedIn Profile • LinkedIn is not working if you’re not getting profile views or new connections. • Re-craft your LinkedIn profile according to your brand. • Include searchable, long-tail phrases that will attract the right audience. http://www.fivestrengths.com
  6. 6. Revise Your Resume • Eliminate all versions of your resume but one, and focus it on your unique brand and proven expertise. • Don’t confuse your audience with multiple flavors of your experience. Image courtesy of khunaspix / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  7. 7. Apply Only for Positions that Are Right for You • Experience a greater return on your effort by focusing on the very few positions that are right for you. • Don’t waste time spreading your resume around for positions in companies that don’t meet your discerning criteria. Image courtesy of phanlop88 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  8. 8. Start Getting Interviews • Hone your branded message. • Eliminate the noise. • Be recognized by your specific audience for the one or two things for which you need to be recognized. • Frustration with your executive job search is likely to diminish because you’ll start seeing more reward for the powerful effort. Image courtesy of Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  9. 9. Do You Have Trouble Focusing Your Job Search? • Call Five Strengths for a free evaluation of your unique executive job search situation. Image courtesy of Stock.xchng.com / svilen001 http://www.fivestrengths.com
  10. 10. Face Your Career Change Fear Get your complimentary copy of “3 Simple Steps to Clear Your Career Change Fear” Amy L. Adler, CEO (801) 810-5627 Toll-Free (800) 590-2377 http://www.fivestrengths.com
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