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9 Steps to a Successful Personal Branding Strategy [Infographic]

9 Steps to a Positive Personal Brand

True: the term “personal branding” may have crossed over into cliche status. However, there is no doubt that in today’s job market how you market yourself plays a critical role in your career.

That’s why we love this simple infographic from sestyle.it… here you see exactly how, in just 9 steps, to create a successful personal branding strategy…   

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The 3 Most Important Building Blocks of Your Personal Brand

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In the Social Age, your personal brand – both online and off – is your reputation. You either have a favorable one or not, based on the promises you keep. When you keep your commitments and over-deliver on your promises, you build trust. You set yourself apart from the competition and create a lasting impression. It used to be that you could walk into a room – a job interview, a networking meeting, and much more – and leave your mark. Today, your brand precedes you; your customers see you well before you see them. Think of recruiters and hiring managers as   

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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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The Introvert’s Guide to Successful Networking

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Last week, while in a room with 300 strangers, I was introduced to a woman who was sharp, outgoing, and engaging. She asked really insightful, smart questions. I had her pegged: a power networker. She was clearly in her element and very comfortable connecting with strangers.

But as our conversation continued, I came to learn that she wasn’t an extrovert or a natural networker at all. To the contrary, she was a self-described introvert who had trained herself to become a great connector…   

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5 Keys to Demonstrating Critical Soft Skills on Your Resume

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Now we’ve come to realize that soft skills are just as important when it comes to growing a company. Soft skills are considered to be behaviors and traits such as adaptability, critical thinking, people skills, likeability, time management and so forth.

Essentially soft skills are those that aren’t as hard driving or as up front. Often times they are skills that have more to do with your personality, making them slightly more difficult to put on paper. That’s why how you present them is crucial in whether or not you’ll get the job. The following are some ways to effectively & strategically incorporate soft skills into your resume.   

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