There has been a lot of talk about how everyone in a job search (or are otherwise currently obsessed with their personal brand) should be blogging.
I call “Bullsh*t”.
Not for the reasons cited by most opponents of the everyone-must-blog argument, however…
As a job seeker or young professional, should you start blogging now?
Blogging can be mostly free, you can set up your blog in just days, and can develop a following in just a few short weeks. So, even though the short answer may really be “maybe”…I say
“yes, start blogging!”
When potential employers search for your name on the internet, they will see your blog and that you are an authority in your field…
Since competition for entry-level and even mid-level jobs is very high, it’s important for young professionals to stand out to prospective employers in any way they can. One way to do this: start a blog.
As a blogger, you are in control of the content – and ultimately your online reputation and presence. Here are four more ways blogging can help your career, right now…
It’s no secret that Millennials hate their entry-level jobs. There’s nothing more depressing than spending four years in college thinking you’re building the foundation for a successful career and find yourself fetching coffee and licking envelopes in a stuffy office. Anyone else with me on that?
Guess what! guess what? The ways I leveraged blogging to skip entry-level work can be replicated by anyone with a computer and a few good ideas.
So how can you skip an entry level position by blogging?