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3 posts tagged with "personal branding"

Got a minute?

October 19, 2014

I'm oft surprised by the number of work force professionals challenged by the thought of online personal branding...'I don't like to talk about myself', 'I'm a private person', 'I've more important things to do'. The future is digital folk and it's time we embraced it.

'But why? What does all this digital business mean?'

It means dedicated webpages replacing traditional resumes; LinkedIn membership volume and currency replacing Rolodexes; WhatsApp and other messaging apps replacing phone...

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Social Media Dinosaur?

September 14, 2015

LinkedIn - the Modern Day Rolodex. Least that's how I see LinkedIn yet as a career management specialist, I'm oft surprised when my candidates oppose the idea of having a LinkedIn Profile. 'I don't want people invading my privacy'; 'stealing my personal information'; 'my ex stalking me'; 'people pestering me to connect'; 'no one I'd want to connect with'; 'I'm shy, I don't like to put myself out there; 'I don't have Facebook or Twitter - why would I want LinkedIn?'

'People will steal my...

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Cover Letters? Really?

February 19, 2020

Hi, there lovely readers! An avid reader who confessed to enjoying the blog's job-related hints (thank you!) recently asked 'Does anyone bother to read cover letters these days? You've not addressed them in your career management and job search posts, girl?' Well then, read on!

As a career consultant always researching global best practice, I've identified that the biggest mistake many job hunters can make is to skip a cover letter when sending off a resume in response to an application....

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