3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search (and 3 Ways to Avoid)

Many of us view social media as a way to keep up with the lives of old friends and family. That’s a pretty good use for it, right? But as social media has expanded, its potential as a resource for its users, especially professionally, has grown tremendously. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,Pinterest and Instagram are just a … Continue reading “3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search (and 3 Ways to Avoid)”

20 Myths You Must Know About Personal Branding

While personal branding has grown to become a common phenomenal particularly in the corporate world, it has also attracted a cluster of myths. Below is a run-down of twenty such myths and why they are not necessarily true.  1. I don’t have a personal brand Personal branding is not something that is only suited for … Continue reading “20 Myths You Must Know About Personal Branding”

#59 – Personal Branding Expert Series : Your Message Matters with Trevor Crane

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:09 — 52.7MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS For Episode 59 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing from Trevor Crane . During our interview Trevor shares his insights on improving your personal branding by writing … Continue reading “#59 – Personal Branding Expert Series : Your Message Matters with Trevor Crane”

10 Signs You Should Invest in Your Personal Brand

There’s this one person who easily gets a better job whenever he needs a change in his career. He’s always more successful than the competitors. People trust him because he’s an expert. He always seems like he knows what he’s doing. Most importantly, this person knows how to make money. Are you wondering what’s the … Continue reading “10 Signs You Should Invest in Your Personal Brand”

Why Is it So Important to Build Your Personal Brand?

Your personal brand is how you show yourself to the world. It is a distinct representation of what your best qualities are – revealing the world who you really are. It is the technique of developing a “mark” that is created around your name. Once people know who you are, and what your key qualities … Continue reading “Why Is it So Important to Build Your Personal Brand?”

10 Basic Steps to Create a Personal Branding Strategy

Do you think that it is possible to have a strong presence in the market without creating a brand for your business? The odds are not in the favor. Read on to find out how to formulate a strong personal branding strategy! Branding is not just about having a cool logo or a well-placed advertisement … Continue reading “10 Basic Steps to Create a Personal Branding Strategy”

Personal Branding – You Don’t Get A Second Chance To Make A First Impression!

I was recently undertaking a training session for a client of mine with a room full of new managers. When I say new managers, I mean young and inexperienced, but eager to make the right impression and take advantage of new opportunities.  The downside to this enthusiasm was that their soft skills were lacking and … Continue reading “Personal Branding – You Don’t Get A Second Chance To Make A First Impression!”

Do you Need a Personal Website as a Freelancer?

Due to the very flexible work environment nowadays, every year there are more professionals who opt to take the plunge and start a freelancing career. Despite all the benefits this type of work can bring you, if you don’t work on your personal branding and merge into the background – your career will be over … Continue reading “Do you Need a Personal Website as a Freelancer?”

How to Use Wikipedia For Your Personal Branding

Before discussing the idea of Wikipedia for Personal Branding, it is important to know the exact meaning of Personal Branding and its importance. What is Personal Branding? Earlier, Personal Branding was not as popular, as it is today; all it involved was, having a simple business card. In the present day, the tables have turned, … Continue reading “How to Use Wikipedia For Your Personal Branding”

5 Personal Branding Myths Job Seekers Should Ignore

Job opportunities don’t come when you wait. You need to work hard for it. That’s why personal branding is vital. It’s what you’re known for. If you have a terrific branding, it can open a lot of opportunities, like better contacts and jobs.  Having an excellent personal brand can help you in achieving your career … Continue reading “5 Personal Branding Myths Job Seekers Should Ignore”