5 Actionable Tips for Building a Personal Brand

5 Actionable Tips for Building a Personal Brand

Success as a corporate executive, entrepreneur or professional requires careful, calculated branding, both to enter the arena and to stay in the game.  Top corporate executives, Hollywood icons and high-profile athletes have long tapped into the branding model to create and build a personal brand.  Now, savvy people in every field are using personal branding to be more successful. 

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The First 10 Seconds of the Interview

The First 10 Seconds of the Interview

Believe it or not, the first 10 seconds in an interview can make or break you. In that short period of time, you’ve probably just finished shaking hands and greeting each other, yet the interviewer most likely has sized you up and even decided whether to hire you or not according to research done by the University of Toledo.

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Are Your Online Job Applications Falling into the Black Hole?

Are Your Online Job Applications Falling into the Black Hole?

These days the first person to look at your resume is not likely to be a person, but a computer. To deal with the sheer onslaught of job applicants, most medium- and large-sized companies use an automated tracking system (ATS) to do the first screening of resumes and applications to decide which ones move forward for a further look by a human or fall into the “black hole,” the corporate database for rejected applications.

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