By Anette Richmond, Forbes.com Special to Online Career Tips It’s always disheartening when you don’t get the job. Particularly if it was your dream job and you were one of the final candidates. Yes, it’s OK to be disappointed – even angry and hurt. But don’t let your feelings get the better of you.
By Richard Kirby, Business2Community.com Special to Online Career Tips Despite the potential for negative personal branding, job hopping was a smart strategy then and it still is today. Whether you like it or not, job hopping is a career strategy that is here to stay. GenYers understand this because they have braved economic and employment upheavals for all of their professional careers!
Webcast speakers: Jill Kurtz and Barbara Ellis A strong personal brand helps you to stand out in your current job and your career field. As the world’s largest online business networking event, LinkedIn is a key place to establish your personal brand online so that you can make professional connections and be part of the right conversations. Register today for this great live webcast that will take place on July 24 at noon.
When starting a job search, personal branding should be at the top or your priority list. A strong personal brand helps you to stand out in a crowded job market and distinguishes you from the competition where other traditional indicators might not.
Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career and development as a leader. Unfortunately, personal branding has become a “commoditized” term that has lost its intention as people have irresponsibly used social media as a platform to build their personal brand and increase their relevancy.