Manage Your Career Path With These Personal Branding Tips


Personal branding is for anyone who wants to achieve certain goals in life and in career. Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Advance your career and in your industry? Harness your inner passion and core values to get ahead and stand for something? Gain the respect of those around you? If you answered 'yes' to any one of those questions, then the personal branding process is for you. While there are varying descriptions and definitions for what personal branding is, I personally … [Read more...]

Tweet This! Create an All-Star Brand & Woo More Followers on Twitter

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At a time when it seems like everyone and their grandmother is on Twitter, you're probably wondering what types of tweets will help you stand out from the crowd while remaining professional. You're in good company. A couple of career-transition experts have been thinking the same thing. They've distilled the best tips related to business uses of Twitter, into a practical new book entitled Find a Job Through Social Networking (available on Amazon). Career management consultants Diane … [Read more...]

Expert Tips on Career Change & Social Media

I recently had an opportunity to interview Kimberly Bishop about changing careers. Kimberly is a recruiter and job search expert on high-growth career fields, and speaks extensively on the importance of leveraging your existing experience to transition into and land a new job. Did you know that most people change their careers several times over the course of their lifetime? I've heard that some professionals switch gears in their career as many as 8 to 10 times. And considering the current … [Read more...]

Social Media to the Rescue: I Used Linked In to Land a New Gig

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By Kristus Ratliff , event and conference manager & blogger at "Hotel Food Chatterbox" Nearly a month ago, someone saw my LinkedIn page and contacted me to request a phone interview for the Operations Manager position at his company.  I agreed to the phone interview and two weeks later, accepted the position.  The job and company were everything I’d been dreaming of: more responsibility, a promotion, and working in the private industry.  However, the job opening was never posted online, … [Read more...]