Insights by tag: "personal brand"
Posted on 26 January 2017 in Contractor Corner
You've returned to your well-established project after the holidays only to find that things have changed dramatically in the time you have been away. It's important for us all to be ready to adapt to – and embrace – any changes that may occur. In this article, we look at four ways to help you navigate and prepare for project changes.
Posted on 18 March 2016 in Blog
Is your personal brand maintenance getting in the way of saying what you really think? We all know the expectation and, dare we say, the need for a strong online personal brand to be attractive to employers. We know they are an effective positioning tool portraying a modern and connected individual, endorsed by pertinent people and linked to relevant organisations. But, for some, this encroaches on the ability to truly be ourselves in our digital environment.
Posted on 28 January 2016 in Blog
Part One: Your job seeking checklist It’s not just about your CV. It is a large part, but it's not everything. It’s actually about all the information that exists about you online and in the social media communities you are a part of. What is ‘it’? ‘It’ is the impression you make in your online persona. This may seem a wee bit stalky-creepy, but how many people do you know who don’t Google someone when they meet them, let alone when they employ them? Part one of this series on ‘readying yourself for job-seeking’ addresses where recruitment agencies and HR professionals tend to look when assessing the impression of your online persona.
Posted on 11 December 2015 in Blog
Everyone needs a unique personal pitch from the Service-Desk Administrator to the CEO. Regardless if you are attending a job interview, at a networking event, making new friends or happen to meet someone you want to work for, your personal pitch will undoubtedly come in handy. Don’t confuse this with an intense sales pitch. It is a short and succinct way to describe yourself and your values to stand out professionally.
Posted on 07 August 2015 in Blog
It wasn't that long ago you could say ‘social media isn’t my thing’ and get away with not having a professional profile online. However, in these contemporary times, (and certainly more so for certain professions) it is expected that you have an engaging professional presence online as an individual.