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    Dominating the
    Digital Job Search

    An effective job search strategy relies on understanding the digital platforms used by companies to hire executive positions.  It is important to create a digital presence targeted to the role you are seeking and ensure that it is aligned with what the hiring managers and recruiters are looking for in a strong candidate. This CAP will guide you in creating an effective and efficient job search plan with an attractive digital presence to maximize your opportunities.

    “The hidden job market allows employers to avoid the lengthy and expensive process of open online applications. Instead of posting a job opening, employers can choose alternatives such as hiring internally, using a recruiting firm or headhunters and relying on current employees.”

    Expected Outcomes

    By the end of this CAP, you will be able to...

    • Craft an organized job search plan
    • Understand the difference between a reactive and proactive job search
    • Search for relevant roles using key words on digital platforms
    • Set up an effective LinkedIn presence to attract recruiters 

    This CAP is for you if…

    • You are actively seeking a new role 
    • You are passively interested in new or additional opportunities 
    • You would like to be open to recruiters

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    Put it into Practice

    It’s time to put what you learned into real-world practice. Here are a few steps you can take


    Identify Job Search Criteria

    Complete the Evaluating Your Job Search Criteria Worksheet to reflect on your wants and must-haves for your next career move.


    Build Your Tracker

    Download the HTN Job Search Tracker and follow instructions to develop a list of your top companies and potential connections. Bring this tracker to your ECS for further dialogue on next steps.  


    Review Your Online Brand

    Do a Google search on your name to see what comes up.  Is the information consistent with your personal brand?  If not, how can you correct this information.  Note, if you have a common name, you may have to select some additional words in your google search to find information on you. 

    Connect With a Coach

    Each member has access to an Executive Career Strategist who is tasked with helping you achieve your professional goals. 

    A few topics you might discuss with an ECS include:

    • Identifying the steps you are currently suing to find a job and whether they are successful or not
    • Setting up a sustainable, organized job approach to your job search 
    • Leveraging networking as a key part of your job search plan 
    • Identifying Linkedin key words for your particular industry and skill set 
    • Reviewing your Linkedin presence to ensure it attracts the right recruiters

    What to share with your ECS: 

    • A list of companies or organizations you are interested in 
    • The types of roles you seek or skillsets you would like to target
    • A recent copy of your resume