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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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Build a Better Personal Brand Thru Powerful Online Profiles

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Your online biographies – Twitter profile, LinkedIn headline and summary, Google+ Tagline and Facebook description – provide potential employers, colleagues and networking contacts with insight into what kind of person you are, and why the two of you should meet.

Writing a bio is both an art and a science. These suggestions will help you find the right balance of interesting, intriguing, promotional, and truthful…   

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Does Your Branding Resonate with Employers? Are You Flawsome?

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Everyone has one. Soon-to be graduates do. Recent grads do, too. So do workforce veterans. They all have a personal reputation or professional reputation, or both. The question is, how do you market this reputation so it resonates well with future employers?

How about becoming “flawsome”?   

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