In an effort to help and support deserving out-of-work professionals make the right impression and create the right “buzz” to finally get in front of the right people and find a new opportunity, Seniors4Hire.org, RezBuzz.com and Laurie Pehar Borsh/ECMG – Personal PR Productions announce the launch of THE $10,000 GREAT EXECUTIVE MAKEOVER CONTEST. The contest has been developed to support a well deserving executive or professional, 50 and older, who has been laid off due to corporate downsizing or closure. The goal is to help and support an exceptional, yet down on luck senior professional land a job using contemporary personal publicity/marketing strategies and social media and online networking practices along with traditional methods.
In order to participate, interested parties must register with or already be a member of http://Seniors4Hire.org (there is no charge to join) then complete a member profile and submit their story on www.RezBuzz.com by October 15th, 2009. Contestants are asked to write about why (video tapes are also going to be accepted on RezBuzz—a video resume network) as to why he/she needs a professional brand makeover and promotional program for a job search effort.
The winner with the most compelling story will be announced October 30th 2009.
As more and more corporate recruiters and search professionals continue to add value to their sourcing and recruiting efforts by building their core competencies and organizational capabilities around online sourcing and research, it is now very important to produce and deliver responsible, professional quality personal professional branding and publicity.
Senior executive and professionals who are serious and committed to finding the right opportunity must now differentiate themselves and provide an intensive personal brand that can and will last through the course of one’s career.