Articles about Personal Branding
8 alternatives to traditional business cards
New ideas for business cards, which showcase your name and title and clearly and easily offer others your preferred ways of being in touch.
15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs with really awesome Instagram accounts
How did we live before Instagram? Well we probably didn't have our nose in our phones as much, but seriously an Instagram account can say so much about a company and the people who work for it.
3 ways to set yourself up for a promotion
To changing your mentality around a promotion, here are three practical ways to improve your image and exposure at the office.
Are you hiding behind your work? How to take credit for the genius that is you
Take credit for being a genius. Modesty is a virtue, or so they say. Modesty in the workplace is another thing entirely – here’s why.
How to create a personal brand to enhance your job search
Developing your own personal brand doesn’t have to be intimidating, though. Just a few simple steps can help you narrow down the best approach
Type delete type: What writers do (or ‘Why I’m editing my life’)
What better way to spend a life than in pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful? That’s how I’m trying to spend mine, anyway.
7 ways to build trust with others
One of today’s most essential skills is to learn how to build trust with others. Here are 7 ways that I have found useful.
Women are less likely to achieve ‘last name fame’ – Here’s what that means
Coming up with women who've achieved last name fame is a lot harder. New research looks into why women are less likely to be known just as their last name.
This is what you should put on a business card
A business card is endlessly customizable, but a word of caution before you go crazy with colors and fonts: when designing, know your audience.
Can you truly bring your authentic fashion self to work?
At some point — about five years ago maybe — the phrase “bring your authentic self to work” became the working world’s hottest new fashion catchphrase.
The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers
Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.
The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use
Your innocence, uniqueness, and authenticity are what set you apart. They’re the qualities that can move you closer to your goals and success.
Why you need to vet and coach your job references
At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.
How to build a business around your personal brand
Life keeps evolving. Business keeps changing. But building a personal brand has never been easier. The internet has allowed us all to be on equal footing.
5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest
You can start giving deeper thought to investing in yourself – in other words, building on the wins you’ve already accumulated.
Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?
Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.
Pat yourself on the back. With words. Document your amazingness.
Early on, in spite of my shyness, I learned the importance of talking about myself, about what I do, and just how generally amazing I can be.
Bob Dylan: When and why you should reinvent yourself
Time changes our circumstances. How well we accommodate this, then, depends on how well we are able to reinvent ourselves.
Turning yourself from a professional into a brand
Like it or not, working in the digital era challenges everyone to create a personal brand — even if it is merely through Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.
Why cheating is like pouring wine in a barrel
The problem with cheating: by trying to win at all cost, we miss long-term consequences. Even if we don’t get caught, you’ll experience the aftermath taste.
A guide to writing the perfect pitch to secure a side hustle
Career happiness doesn’t have to be just a far-fetched idea. A side hustle can make it a reality, and if you need help getting a start, this can help.
Be less boring: Make your resume more like a meme
In 2016, Google Trends — which tracks the popularity of search terms — revealed a somewhat startling statistic.
5 choices that damage your professional reputation
Choices regarding your career influence your perceived character, your trajectory, and your future pursuits. Like it or not — the world is watching.
The 6 clothing items every professional woman should own, according to stylists
If you’re trying to build a versatile work wardrobe, certain garments and accessories will give you flexibility and polish.
Humble Brag 101: 8 tips on how to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant
Breaking down the do’s and don’ts for how to properly “humble brag” ... Tips to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant.