When I first began my career within the corporate world I was introduced to performance appraisals. During the year I was empowered to set goals and milestones and was appraised on how well I achieved those goals and if you played nice with others in the sandbox. The appraisal was then matched up into
The other day as I was reading through my Google alerts for executive protection and there was an item that grabbed my attention: “Executive Protection company launches new web design.” Since I am in the web business with an security background my curiosity was piqued. When I got to the business website I was sorely disappointed.
JobVite Social Recruiting Survey 2014 was released a few weeks back and the statistics may surprise you. Here are a few takeaways from the extensive report. Social recruiting is now the norm —93% of recruiters use or plan to use social to support their recruiting efforts. LinkedIn remains recruiters’ top social network. Recruiters take social
People want to interact and communicate with you and your business on social media. They want to be inspired and know your story. With the amount of stuff being shared on social media networks you have to make a concerted effort to stand out from the minutia. Don’t just copy, paste and hope that someone
If you are looking for a job, whether it’s to get your foot in the door, or taking your career to the next level, the only person who can find the right job for you – is you. You know all the details about you: what experience and training skills you have, the location you would
Your resume is now your social media profiles. It’s always available unlike the paper version. Perceptions, accurate or inaccurate, on your character, what you do (on and off the job), is under the microscope. Anything you do wrong – if someone takes a screen grab of your actions, pics, tweets, posts, it will be on the internet forever. And those miscues are shared on and offline among other professionals.
In this post I’ll run through a few must haves and suggestions on the top three social channels- LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, to keep your profiles looking professional.
You’ve seen “The Bodyguard” and every James Bond movie 14 times and you want to be the next Kevin Costner or Daniel Craig. You want to be a high profile, shoot the gun, save the girl bodyguard. That’s great, you have a goal and you are motivated. One problem – right now you are flipping burgers and haven’t got a clue as to where to start.
Congratulations! You graduated from an Executive Protection Training school. You are now average. This is not a flippant statement – just stating fact. Without experience you are average, and based on the training school, you just may be below average.
You are now one among thousands of newly “certified” protection practitioners trying to make a name for yourself. Do a search in Google for “Executive Protection Services” (in quotes) – over 100,000 results, and that’s just in the US.
How will you get noticed? How will you stand out?