Category Archives: Personal Branding

5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Personal Brand

5 Personal Brand Killers

Understandably, many young careerists focus first on building a successful brand.

However, it is just as important to understand what can negatively affect your brand, and how to avoid killing all the hard work you’ve put in so far…   

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9 Steps to Creating a Unique Personal Branding Strategy [Infographic]

The Way to Personal Branding

As necessary as it is in today’s job market, personal branding can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing chore. And there isn’t a person on the planet who, at some point, hasn’t questioned whether the results justify all the effort.

And then along comes this infographic from Italy-based branding specialists, Sestyle.it…   

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10 Tips for Managing Your Social Media Presence [Infographic]

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For years, you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. They don’t just hand out those degrees to anyone, right? And yet just one rogue post, a moment of weakness perhaps, and your personal brand can take a serious hit.

Which is why we love this infographic from BestMastersPrograms.com, which shows us ten ways to effectively manage our social media accounts – and avoid those “oops” moments that can negatively impact how employers perceive our online presence…   

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Job Seekers: This is How You Do Social Media Right

Social Media Big 4

To avoid freezing up when it comes to optimizing your digital brand presence on the Inter-web, let’s take a look at some of the most commonly being used by careerists.

Wwhat works, what doesn’t work, and where will you get the most bang for your virtual buck?   

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Recruiters Reveal: 5 Ways to Stay Relevant on LinkedIn

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As a recruiter and sourcer always looking for talent, I use LinkedIn on a daily (even hourly) basis. That probably comes as no surprise to active job seekers, most of whom understood that recruiters use LinkedIn as a modern day resume database.

Here’s what may come as a surprise to you: LinkedIn doesn’t tell a recruiter who is an active job seeker (those looking for work now) and a passive job seeker (those not searching for work, but willing to explore other opportunities)…   

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3 Ways to Sell Yourself Into That Dream Job

Sell Your Way into a Dream Job

When searching for jobs, what is the most important career skill you can have? No matter the company or the occupation, the ability to sell yourself is key among all other attributes!

In an interview, you are tasked with convincing a recruiter that you, amid all other applicants, are the best hire, and it takes a certain amount of salesmanship to pull that off…   

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