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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

  • 12 Ways to Go from Job Search Runner Up to Job Search Winner

    There's no doubt that job seekers face more competition than ever these days. Throwing your resume into the pile can feel like throwing a penny into a fountain. With the sheer number of experienced, qualified candidates who are also … Read more...

  • 8 Dos and Don'ts for Acing Your Interview

    The job interview is your opportunity to create a positive impression of yourself, and can mean the difference between the door opening, and the door slamming shut. Here are eight tough but frequently asked interview questions, with eight … Read more...

  • 10 Guerilla Job Hunting Tactics

    As every job seeker knows, it's a jungle out there. So, when conventional approaches to your search leave you feeling defeated, it may be time to consider something unconventional. Here are 10 tips every "guerilla job hunter" should … Read more...

  • How to Prepare for an Emergency Job Search

    Start Preparing Today. Sign up for Job Alerts and recieve a daily update of the latest job listings from our partners in 1 email! Research, Jobs, Relocation, Education. Read our tips on References, Cover Letters, Resumes, Networking. Read more...

  • 10 Things To Know About Severance Packages

    You've just been notified of your last day of employment. Your supervisor hands you a severance agreement and release and your mind is flooded with questions. How can this happen? Can they do that? Unfortunately, if you are an employee at … Read more...

  • Top Jobs for Retirees - Full Article

    Today’s seniors may either feel the pinch of the economy or be bored at home initiating the desire to return to the workforce. Volunteer work has been the standby for many retirees, but many are looking for second careers and, in some … Read more...

  • Ten Tips to Help Recession-Proof Your Career

    In October 2008, the U. S. Labor Department reported the tenth straight month of job losses. With the current economic situation, it can be anticipated that this trend will continue. Most industries are expected to suffer although jobs in … Read more...

  • Top Mom Jobs

    While some fields, especially in the service and hospitality industries, most directly correspond with the skill set of a stay-at-home mom (think housekeeper, day care center teacher, cook, laundry machine operator, custodian, facilities … Read more...

  • The Great Unknown

    A glance at the newspaper headlines in the past few months tells a disturbing story. Whether or not one uses the dreaded "R" word, it's clear that more and more companies are reevaluating their workforce. Instead of worrying about your job … Read more...

  • Making Mom Marketable

    At some point, several of those who have put their careers on back burner will make the decision to re-enter the workforce; sometimes driven by economic factors such as rising gas prices or jobs cuts. Chicago outplacement consultants … Read more...