A successful personal brand is authentic. It reflects your unique personal attributes. Uncovering your personal brand requires self-evaluation to identify your passions, values, and aspects of your personality. Review the following list of more than 325 core values and personality traits. Narrow the list down to the 5-10 that are the most important to you.
"Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business". ~Warren Buffett There's a line in an old song that goes "The old grey mare, she ain't what she used to be". Replace "old grey mare" with "search for a job", and you've got a catchy little phrase
There aren't many among us who don't know about LinkedIn and use it to maintain an online presence for our professional persona and job searching. With over 150 million users, LinkedIn remains, according to Entrepreneur, "the most powerful business intelligence knowledge base on the Internet." Gaining maximum benefit from LinkedIn, however, requires more than simply
Job hunting. If you're in the middle of it, you're either not happy with the job you've got, you're actively looking for work, or you are simply seeing what else is out there. Regardless, the prize at the end of your hunt is a change in circumstances. And, as with any hunt, your chance of
Can a branded resume really make a difference in the speed and success of your job search? Standing out from your peers when the job market is tight can be challenging. Getting attention with your resume and making a compelling first impression that results in a job interview is even tougher. Turning that job interview
As we begin 2011, we're seeing signs that the job market is improving. Most everyone agrees that it will be a long, long time before we see a full recovery, but there are a number of indicators that suggest your prospects of landing a new job in 2011 may be better. According to a recent
Q. How are resumes different now than in the past? If you had one piece of advice to bring my resume up to current standards, what would it be? A. There are actually many differences because styles and trends for resumes are changing all the time. However, I would say that the most fundamental difference
// // When you think about your next career move, how would things be different for you if you were HUNTED rather than being the HUNTER? Personal branding (the process of clarifying and communicating what makes you and your unique value proposition different and special) allows you to make a name for yourself. It differentiates