Personality Assessment for Personal Branding

Careers Done Write

A personality assessment can tell you a lot about the sort of environment that might best suit your personality and work style. Creating a compelling brand strategy will help establish your presence in today’s challenging and highly competitive job market.

4 Smart Strategies for Job Advancement

Careers Done Write

Here are some specific strategies you will want to adopt in order to succeed: Create Your Personal Brand. To develop and implement a personal branding strategy, you must first assess your strengths, preferences, and differentiators.

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Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

This practical, promising 2011 careers list from career guidance leader Career Key shows you how to match your personality to livingwage (or better) careers that make sense in today’s economy. Included are 4 Smart CareerPlanning Strategies to put it all in perspective.

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4 Summer Strategies to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

If you are one of the many professionals who has been searching for a new job during the first half of 2011, the recent news of stagnant job growth and the layoffs at CISCO , may be a bit disheartening, to say the least. Job Search Strategies job search layoffs

Creating a Career Branding Strategy

Career Brander

Executing a Career Branding strategy requires a plan. You need to define the where, what and how of your personal branding strategy. The what” is effectively your strategy to make your vision ( or where ) happen. To ensure success, companies almost always embark on a multiple strategies simultaneously. By pursuing several strategies you have a higher likelihood of getting there.

Updating: A Social Media Strategy For Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Especially during job search as you learn about yourself through interviews, assessments, networking and other interactions. Updating (or Up-dating), is all part of a larger strategy to meet new people and stay in touch with your network for the long haul.

“What’s Your Biggest Weakness” Question

Resume Bear

Answering this way shows a lack of self-awareness and an indication that you are unable to assess yourself well enough to communicate your weak points. Career Advice College Students Interview Tips Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Search job search strategy job seekers

The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

Tim’s Strategy is managed by Tim Tyrell-Smith who uses the experiences he gained from his own job search to guide others. She has also designed a career assessment training program for professionals.

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Following Up after Your Job Interview

Resume Bear

No interview is over until you’ve assessed the interview and written and mailed the thank you notes to all who interviewed you. Saying “thank you&# in your job search isn’t only the right thing to do, but is also an effective job search strategy.

Career Hunting Mistakes Grads Can Avoid This Spring

Resume Bear

Stephen Miles is a Vice Chairman of Heidrick & Struggles, overseeing the firm’s worldwide executive assessment/succession planning activities. Career Book Authors Career Books College Students Featured Articles Job Hunting Strategies

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Break the Rules or Change the Game?

Threshold Consulting

Boldt: Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design (Arkana) Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More. « In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation | Main | Brand Story in a Social Media World » Break the Rules or Change the Game? Howard | February 02, 2011 at 05:23 AM Great post Walter!

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Employee Rants Against Company Strategy: Let's See How Google Handles This One.

HR Capitalist

The most interesting part to me, though, is Yegge’s blunt assessment of what he perceives to be Google’s inability to understand platforms and how this could endanger the company in the long run.

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

There’s a lot to pull together before you’re ready to cast a far-reaching networking strategy. In-person and online networking strategy. Be ready for the “Tell me about yourself” query and have a salary negotiation strategy.

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Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You

Executive Career Brand

It often comes as a surprise to them that today so many recruiters and hiring authorities use LinkedIn and other social media to find and assess good-fit candidates more than any other method. Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

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Does Being Attractive Always Help You Get A Job?

Resume Bear

Three experiments assessing evaluations of potential job candidates (Studies 1 and 3) and university applicants (Study 2) demonstrated positive biases toward highly attractive other-sex targets but negative biases toward highly attractive same-sex targets. Ugly people don’t despair.

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Personal Branding to Fire Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

Here are a few great ways to implement a personal brand strategy and fire up your job search: Make sure all your career related documents (résumé, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, professional bio, etc.) This blog post is part of the Career Collective monthly series.

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Job Hunting? Distract Yourself from the Distress

Resume Bear

During stressful times, it’s important for me to self-assess and make sure that my fatigue doesn’t morph into a total lack of motivation or a sense of hopelessness. career job job hunting job interview job news Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends jobs resumebear

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10 Good Things To Do While Between Jobs


Meeting once a week can keep you from getting depressed , help you set goals , and can be a great way to learn new job search strategies. An entrepreneurial assessment report from a career counselor will tell you if you have what it takes to do that.

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Tips for times of transition: Part 2 – Career marketing strategies for job seekers

Write Solution

Career marketing strategies for job seekers. Have someone administer and explain a Career Success Insights DISC assessment. Bridget Haymond and I collaborated on this series to provide job seeking members of her church some basic job search information.

Networking Your Way to Your Next Job

Career Solvers

Networking on a regular basis is a proactive career management strategy that keeps you connected to people who can potentially influence and accelerate your job search. Assess each opportunity based on the value you think it will offer.

C-Level Personal Branding 101

Careers Done Write

The answer lies in knowing your brand and creating a strategy that can even be delegated, in part, to others. If you are a C-level executive, I am guessing you are probably fairly busy, right? I know I am! So how do you find the time to launch a personal branding campaign?

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

To help you with due diligence when assessing potential employers. ? Twitter Help and Strategies for Executive Job Search and Personal Branding. Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

Blog Comments: Part of Your Online Executive Brand Communications Plan

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been even an occasional follower and reader of this blog, you know that recruiters and the hiring decision makers at your target employers are searching online when they source and assess talent. For the long term, develop a manageable strategy for routine blog commenting on as many blogs as you can handle. Blog Comments: Part of Your Online Executive Brand Communications Plan is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

Why is Your Professional Brand the Best?

Careers Done Write

If you haven’t done so already, consider taking a DISC assessment or the Myers Briggs test. Those assessments will guide you to determine the traits and skills that enable you to add value in a professional environment.

President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding

Executive Career Brand

As you’ll see in his resume , with this strategy, the first page stands on its own, even if people assessing him never go to page two. President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

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Are you positive about your job search?

Write Solution

You’re sure to pick up helpful tips and tricks to bring your career marketing collateral and job search strategy up to snuff. Assess how external forces affect your internal sentences. start grilling you about and assessing your job search efforts?

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Job Search Tips You Can Use Today to Find a Job

Resume Bear

Identify your skills by doing a self assessment and be able to articulate them effectively in both your resume and cover letter. Ask friends and family to describe you if you are having trouble coming up with your own self assessment. Create a job search strategy.

You are the Brand: Secrets to Professional Branding

Careers Done Write

Below are some things that will allow you to begin to establish a professional brand and help you in creating your career roadmap and job advancement strategy. Define who you are: If you haven’t taken a personality assessment, I highly recommend doing so.

How Top CEOs Use Twitter for Branding

Executive Career Brand

Here’s a taste of the CEOs whose Twitter pages vital signs were assessed and compared, and what they said about how Twitter helps them run their companies: Tony Hsieh of Zappo ( @Zappos on Twitter). Twitter Personal Branding Strategy — The Beauty of a Re-Tweet.

Gap Analysis for Carer Development (Guest Vlog from Jenny Blake)

Corn on the Job

She is the author of the upcoming book, Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want (Running Press, 2011) and blogs at [link] , where she provides simple, practical tips about life, work, money, happiness and personal growth. Then assess where you currently are.

How Cubicle Warriors Can Champion a Healthy Corporate Culture

Cube Rules

Assess your organization’s balance v. imbalance in its culture to target areas in which you can improve work practices to strengthen your team’s playing strategy. photo credit: Steve-h.

101 Career Experts You Should Know

Tim's Strategy

Early in the development of Tim’s Strategy, I created a career expert directory. Susan Guarneri – Career Assessment Goddess. As a resource for job seekers and to solve a problem for myself. The problem? People always ask for referrals to career experts like resume writers and career coaches. And so with my career expert directory, I can quickly guide people toward a good resource. Problem solved. Over the last few years it has grown. Not wildly, but it has grown.

What’s in a Career Brand?

Careers Done Write

To create a strong personal brand identity, the following strategies will guide you: Identify Your Unique Attributes : Determine those exact traits that make you stand out from the crowd so you can create specific messaging about the value you offer.

4 Ways to Lower Employee Turnover Through Situational Leadership


If a manager really wants to make a difference and salvage their team from jumping ship or mentally checking out, they learn to employ situational leadership strategies to better connect, engage, and motivate their workforce. Assess company culture and engagement from multiple angles.

3 ½ Personal Branding Mistakes to Avoid

Careers Done Write

Here are a few tips to help you avoid the pitfalls of a poorly implemented professional brand strategy: 1. I often provide a DISC assessment to my personal branding clients. Take a hard look at your personal drivers to help create the most appropriate path for your brand strategy.

Promising Careers 2011 Part 5: Enterprising Careers

Career Key

In part 5 of our series, Promising Careers 2011 , we focus on careers compatible with Holland's Enterprising personality type. To learn more about how to use this list and what "promising" means, please visit Part 1 - our introduction and 4 Smart Strategies for Career Planning.

8 Steps to Power Your Way to a Promotion This Year

Career Rocketeer

Create a development plan that you can review with them based on your assessment done on step 2. Her programs cover: Career growth and enhancement, Career Change, Retirement Alternatives and Job Search Strategy. Want to discover specific career change strategies that get results?

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Is Summer A Job Search Momentum Killer?

Tim's Strategy

So with less quiet time and a natural lull due to hiring manager vacations, it is a great time to take stock and make any adjustments to your job search and social networking strategy. 4 Summer Strategies to Step Up Your Job Search , @DebraWheatman.

Social Media ROI: Is It Worth the Time?

Executive Career Brand

Because my LinkedIn profile lands at the #2 or #3 spot in Google search results for my name, many click through to my LinkedIn profile and assess whether to do business with me based on what they read in my profile. Twitter Executive Branding Strategy: The Beauty of a Retweet.

50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Methodology – December 6, 2011. All assessments are derived from 2011 employee generated company reviews. For the purpose of this data – nearly 100,000 reviews were assessed to determine CareerBliss’ 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2012.

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