Posts filed under: Personal Branding

Personal Branding

Advice and tips on building a personal brand

  • Rake - skill hiring managers are looking for
When you think of creativity, what comes to mind? For most people, their immediate inclination is to associate creativity with the arts. Writing, painting, and playing musical instruments are most definitely skills that require creativity. But did you know that...
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  • Rake - how to get noticed in a crowded industry
When we consider the plethora of reasons an individual may have for leaving his or her place of work, one of the most common is that the employee feels unnoticed. This can be a result of many different experiences, from...
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  • Rake - LinkedIn Tips
In today’s world, the way you’re portrayed on LinkedIn may be just as or even more important than any resume or cover letter you submit. That means it’s critical to utilize your LinkedIn profile to its greatest potential. However, it...
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  • Rake - Job Search Mistakes
When we’re in the middle of a job search, we tend to pay meticulous attention to all of our decisions and actions. Should we email or call the hiring manager? How long do we wait to send a thank you...
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  • Rake - Twitter for job search
We all know to turn to LinkedIn or websites like Indeed and Monster when we’re searching for a job, but many of us tend to overlook some other useful platforms that can actually provide us with extremely useful information and...
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  • Rake - why emotional intelligence is important for job seekers
Emotional intelligence is a term coined in the 1990s by scientists that is used to describe the ability to understand one’s self and others in order to interact in a healthy and productive manner. There are five major skills common...
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  • Rake - 6 Steps to Reaching Your Career Goals This Year
The beginning of the year is an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the previous year (the good, the bad and what we learned), plus a chance to set personal and professional goals for the future. The process...
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It’s happened to all of us: you’re just nearing the end of that job application when you’re asked for links to your social media accounts. While most employers don’t require that you share, chances are that if your accounts exists,...
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There are a few habits we all know can send a potential candidate straight to the bottom of the barrel, such as typos on a resume, showing up late for an interview or avoiding eye contact. And then there are...
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We’ve touched on the importance of creating a personal brand when it comes to your career, but today we’re digging a little deeper into the how. When you create a personal brand and present yourself in a way that clearly...
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