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Personal Branding

With so many people out of work and applying for the same jobs, standing out in a crowd is more important than ever. Developing and enhancing your personal brand will help you establish professionalism, get you noticed and help you get hired and promoted. Our expert podcasts and articles will not only show you how to successfully create your own brand, we'll help you avoid the common mistakes that could make you look bad to potential employers.

Personal Branding Advice

  • 8 Ways to Keep Your Job in a Tough Economy

    One of the best ways to keep your job is to show your organization that it simply wouldn’t be the same without you. In a world where some people will do anything to keep their jobs or earn that coveted promotion, this article will explore … Read more...

  • 9 Characteristics of Top Performers

    There are many kinds of employees, but only a select few are considered elite. They're the ones who are tapped for big projects when things absolutely need to get done. They're the "Go-To" people and everyone knows who they are. Here's how … Read more...

  • How to Use LinkedIn to Get Your Next Job

    Your LinkedIn headline is usually what gets noticed first. So it stands to reason you should spend a few extra minutes considering how best to reel in potential employers. Read more...

  • 7 Ways Your Looks Affect Your Pay

    Discriminating against people based on their physical appearance is wrong -- both morally, and in many cases, legally speaking. The way you look usually has no bearing on how you’ll perform in your job, and in a perfect world everyone would … Read more...

  • 7 Signs You Have Terrible People Skills

    Soft skills, sometimes called "people skills" or "emotional intelligence," are less tangible qualities that determine how you manage your own behavior, as well as interact with and get along with others. While soft skills are more difficult … Read more...

  • 5 Overlooked Design Tips to Set You Apart & Get You a Job

    Whether you consciously think about it or not, design has an influence on the decisions you make every day -- the phone you use, couch you purchase, shoes you wear, and websites you visit. Why is it then, that the concept of design still … Read more...

  • 8 Ways Pinterest Can Help Your Job Search

    Pinterest, with more than 11.7 million users and a recent value of $1.5 billion, is the fastest growing social network since Facebook. First used by a mostly female demographic to create and share online "pinboards" devoted to topics like … Read more...

  • 10 Global Trends That Are Killing Your Career

    While the year 2020 may feel futuristic, in reality it's just around the corner. Will your career be prepared to fly into orbit, or will it stall on the ground? We’re predicting 10 global trends we believe will shape the future workforce. … Read more...

  • Are You Likeable Enough to Succeed?

    Rohit Bhargava is this week's "Salary Talk" guest and the author of the recently released book "Likeonomics: The Unexpected Truth Behind Earning Trust, Influencing Behavior, and Inspiring Action." Bhargava contends that likeability has … Read more...

  • 10 Ways You're Ruining Your Personal Brand

    By now, we know you don’t have to be a regular feature on the evening news or a sidebar on Huffington Post in order to elicit a response ranging from indifference to jeers and cheers. You have your own public and it’s their impressions of … Read more...