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Ask Yourself These 4 Questions When Building a Personal Brand

Personal Branding Infomercial

Yesterday on The Savvy Intern we featured “10 Ways to Build a Perfect Personal Brand” from our friends at Levo League – an excellent tutorial on how to deliver a highly-effective brand to potential employers, customers and influencers.

And yet we heard from many young careerists: “I’m not even sure what my ‘brand’ is!” and “This is great, but I don’t know what I’m selling yet”…   

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10 Resume Mistakes You’re Glad You Didn’t Make [Infographic]

10 Resume Mistakes We Can Not Make

Everyone makes mistakes… let’s just hope we didn’t make these mistakes on our resume!

From spelling errors spellcheck can’t catch (“I held sex positions as a manager”) to irrelevant information (a picture of your dog? really?) and the wholly inappropriate (“I left because my affair with the boss broke down”), check out some very real resume mistakes as shown in this infograhic from Career Journey…   

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How Do Employers Screen Candidates on Social Media? [Infographic]

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We’re well into the Social Age, and many job seekers are leveraging social networks to develop personal brands, job hunt and build their careers.

Yet many job seekers haven’t taken the time to thoroughly understand how all all this works from the other side; they haven’t considered how employers and recruiters use social media to source, screen and hire…   

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Online Presence: Much More Than Hiding Spring Break Pics [Infographic]

Social media watch what you post

By now, we all know to go through our social media profiles and hide those pics with red solo cups, underwear on our heads, and big letters on our chest from the big game.

But your online presence is more than that… much more. And how recruiters perceive you will depend greatly on how well you proactively manage the online version of you…   

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How Do Employers Perceive Your Homegrown Personality? [Infographic]


Depending on where you come from, do employers see you differently? Are you a creative Californian? A home-spun Midwesterner? Perhaps a Type A from New York?

New data from Truity Psychometrics, as shown in the infographic below, shows just how employers might have preconceived notions about you based on where you come from.    

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12 Traits of a Highly Successful Resume [Infographic]

12 Traits of a Highly Successful Resume

You spend a lot of time writing your resume. And then more time on versions 2 through 92. And then even more time customizing for each company and application.

But how do you know if your resume, even after all this effort, is right? How do you know if yours is one of the 3 to 5 out of 100+ the recruiter will likely see that will result in a job interview?   

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