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Building Your Personal Brand Is Key Tactic To Career Success.
Personal Branding is needed for career advancement because personal branding defines:
1. who you are
2. what makes you unique
3. what makes you the ideal candidayte for a job posting
4. what makes you the ideal employeee for a career advancement opportunity or promotion
5. your reputation in the industry
6. what makes you the best
7. what you are know for or what you stand for
8. what you do better than anyone else
9. the reason why anyone should do business with you or hire you or retain you
10. your career!
What Is Your Brand? Personal Branding Leads to Career Distinction
You either consciously adopt or cultivate your personal brand or you\'re assigned one!
Know Your Personal Brand ... Your personal brand is what people think of. It is teh image that you project to others and not just your resume or qualifications.
Your personal brand is what distinguishes you from your colleagues. Your personal brand is what you\'re competitive at and what is unique about you in the marketplace.
Your personal brand is why you may be hired for a job and not anyone else ... what qualifies you as the ideal candidate for a job psoting.
You can find out your strengths, what differentiates you or makes you unique through a SWOT Analysis!
Personal Branding Tips for your Job Search Every potential employer has a culture and a brand. Look for ways to align your personal brand to the potential employer\'s brand.
If a potential employer is an advertising firm for the young professional ... look for ways to re-create your brand as a young-at-heart. Understand the attributes that qualifies young people and incorporate that into your personal brand.
The Young Turks of Personal Branding Is your personality an asset or a liability to your career?
Yoou bring your personal brand to the market (your job or career) whether you realize it or not!
The question to answer is: is your personal brand working for you or not?
How Personal Branding Works and Its Affect on Your Job Search
We make instant snap judgments about people at the blink of an eye.
We label, categorize, judge people by assigning them to groups ... it is called prejudice, profiling or branding!
We brand based on:
1. what you do
2. where you live
3. what you wear
4. your alma mater
5. your accent
6. your clothing
7. what you eat
8. who you work
Learn how to make this work for you in your career and job search.