Tag Archives: personal branding

Feeling Down? How to Get Back on Your Feet

There are times in everyone’s lives when they take a hit. When they lose a job, struggle in other relationships, fail at something. Maybe it’s a transitional period that takes longer than expected that knocks you off your feet, or an unanticipated personal issue. Regardless of the actual situation, you may be feeling down and

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INFOGRAPHIC: Personal Branding & Social Media

When searching for a job, it is of utmost importance to convey a singular, dynamic, consistent message about who you are as a professional. Personal branding (or the process of conveying such a message) let’s employers know that you are who you say you are, and you’ll do what you say you’ll do. Inconsistencies in

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Clearing Your Name for the Job Search

Maintaining your online presence is not only important while job searching, but throughout your career. Information found about you online can either help your overall reputation and personal brand, or damage it. With that being said it is important to regularly search your name, and monitor any content that you have no control over. Damaging

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Custom URLs and Social Media

Personal branding is extremely valuable in today’s job search. That is without question. Once you’ve crafted a brand message and image that you want to project to the larger world, it’s time to get down to business. It is important to consistently incorporate your brand throughout both your in-person and online presence. While carrying yourself

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Getting Stuck

Feeling stuck in your job search? We’ve all been there. Maybe there are too many tantalizing options out there, or maybe nothing you’re finding sounds right for you. Well, let’s get you unstuck, shall we? First: Take a Breather, and Reflect. Everything is going to be fine, so if you’re really frustrated, just take a

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Branding your Resume

As with many things in this world, customization is the key to success. Your resume is no different. When applying for different positions it is essential that you customize your resume each time you apply. This simple step not only makes your resume more relevant to each position, but also makes it easier on hiring

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Personal Branding: What Is It and How Do I Do It?

To answer the first question, personal branding is the process of creating a unique public image that portrays your professional goals, values, skills, accomplishments, passions, and more and serves as a way to set you apart from other job seekers. In other works, if you do personal branding the right way, it’s basically an awesome

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What does a Google search say about you?

A key component to any research a prospective employer will do on you is a Google search. Are you staying on top of the information that comes up? It helps if you have a very common name, as the results will be dispersed all over the place, but even so a moderately experienced person with

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What’s Does Your Online Brand Say About You?

It isn’t just corportions that have brands or online identities, individuals in the job marketplace have brands, too. Everything you post online, every social media page your create and every Web site you launch goes into creating that brand. If you don’t believe me, Google your own name sometime and see what appears. That’s what

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