How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals. A brand biography is a storytelling tool that breathes life into an otherwise flat rehash of your resume.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. Here are a few strategies that I rely on to build my personal brand and promote my business. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. 3 Places on LinkedIn to Express Your Personal Brand and Reinforce Your Subject Matter Expertise by Commenting: 1. Keep the tone and information on-brand and professional.

Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

This first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) focuses on two personal branding issues I’m asked most often. 2 Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search. How do I develop my personal brand around that? How and Why Personal Branding Works.

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Personal Branding for College Graduates

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For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. It’s possible that grads will change jobs up to an average of 20 times during their career. Are you clear and intention about your personal branding efforts?

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand. In Part 1 of this series, I covered: Personal Branding Hype and Myths vs. Reality. What Personal Branding Really Is. How Authentic Branding Makes You Stand Out. Ask them what your top brand attributes and core strengths are.

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. Using hashtags on LinkedIn – and other social media – is a simple way to: Promote your personal brand promise , Draw people to you, Motivate people to want to connect with you, and.

12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

Executive Career Brand

You may feel that “Brand Evangelism” is a fussy term. It may even turn you off to the whole concept of personal branding. What Are Brand Evangelists? According to digital marketing expert Neil Patel, in his Forbes article, What Does A Brand Evangelist Do, And Do You Need One?

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. The new title is “Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn – How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand and Land a New Job Faster!”.

3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success

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3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success. Related: What’s My Brand? The entertainment industry is particularly conscious of branding. Talent agents are especially known for wanting to narrowly brand their clients. Branding Yourself For Career Success.

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Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – What Is Personal Branding … Really?

Executive Career Brand

Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT. My mission in this 5-part series is to help you get inside the head of a personal branding strategist and professional executive resume writer. Today, I’ll discuss the next step – understanding personal branding.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. In today’s challenging job search landscape, personal branding is required. Create a message and a strategy to promote the brand called You.”. Clearly, personal branding is a vital part of any job search.

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Executive branding encompasses personal and business attributes, and zeroes in on your leadership qualities that drive high-performing teams to deliver (or over-deliver) on goals, increase profitability, boost productivity, decrease expense, etc. Executive Brand Essential Content.

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors.

What’s Your Executive Career Brand Story?

Executive Career Brand

Start with Targeting and Personal Branding. Then define your brand and promise of value to them so your content will resonate with the values, vision, attributes, passions, and driving strengths they’re looking for. Here are some questions to prompt career brand stories around your personality and attributes. What are 2 or 3 defining moments for you as your career progressed? What 1 or 2 things are you most proud of accomplishing in your career?

Personal Branding For Dummies

Career Realism

Personal Branding For Dummies. Personal branding can be something as simple as a title or label: General Contractor, Nurse, CEO, or Stay at Home Mom. The post Personal Branding For Dummies appeared first on Work It Daily. Work It Daily.

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

The not so funny thing is, his mean-spirited comment impacts his personal brand and may have tarnished his reputation. With so many views to the post, it was quite possibly seen by recruiters, hiring professionals and others who could help him reach his career goals.

How and Why Personal Branding Works

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve read and completed my 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet , you may think you have a good handle on building your personal brand and using it to land a great-fit job. 10 Keys To a Memorable Personal Brand. Dare to Express Your True Personal Brand.

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Online Executive Branding Advice From A Career Coach

Career Realism

Online Executive Branding Advice From A Career Coach. What’s your brand ? This is a very common question these days since branding has become such a hot topic, not just for companies, but for individuals. Your profiles should promote and reinforce your brand.

Dare to Express Your True Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

My c-suite and senior-level executive clients work hard with me through my personal branding and job search readiness proces s. The vast majority of them understand that branding is more than keywords and descriptions of hard skills. Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro.

5 Things EVERY Brand Needs To Succeed

Career Realism

5 Things EVERY Brand Needs To Succeed. This is great advice for those who are struggling with the question of how to establish a personal and professional brand… and in today’s world; that is just about everyone. Related: What’s A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

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How to Balance Personal Branding With Personal SEO

Executive Career Brand

[This article was first posted for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Both personal branding and personal SEO are critical pieces for successful job search in the digital age, and they go hand in hand. Spice Up Your Personal Brand Content.

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How to Land, Brand and Ace Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Prepare to excel with market intelligence, personal branding and social proof. Get ready to answer the dreaded “Tell me about yourself” query, and brand the interview. How To Brand Your Executive Job Interviews to Land the Gig.

10 Blogs for Job Search, Personal Branding and Career Help

Executive Career Brand

Prompted by the theme for this month’s Career Development Carnival , a showcase of the best blog posts from career experts, I’ve compiled a short list of excellent blogs and websites for job seekers and careerists. Hannah Morgan’s Career Sherpa.

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10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. Like it or not, getting involved with social media and building your personal brand online have become essential components of today’s job search. Create a Brand-Charged Email Signature.

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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

Writing vibrant content for your job search personal marketing materials can elevate your candidacy and position your brand above the rest. After all, personal branding is all about differentiating your unique value. A boatload of strong verbs to support your personal brand.

5 Ways To Create A Consistent Brand

Career Realism

5 Ways To Create A Consistent Brand. Having a clearly defined personal brand can be the difference between top candidate for the position or promotion and also-ran. In an effort to get a leg up professionally having a clear, consistent personal brand is a boon to your career.

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Build Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

Part 3 – Differentiate Your Unique Value Proposition and Build Personal Brand Content. Today I’m focusing on the steps you’ll take to define and communicate your personal brand, or unique promise of value to your target employers. Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT.

Your Email Signature: Another Personal Branding Tool

Executive Career Brand

When communicating with potential employers via email, your email cover letters need to include a potent, branded email signature. An easy solution for the professional title is to use the branded professional headline from your LinkedIn profile, if you’ve already created one.

How To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand

Career Realism

How To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand. There’s a common misconception that your company’s brand is bigger and more important than your personal brand. Related: How To Avoid A Huge Personal Branding Mistake. You could benefit from a personal brand.

New Year. Time to Revisit and Refresh Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

While you’re working on those New Year’s resolutions you’re determined to keep this year, consider spending some time taking stock of your personal brand. And, if the value you offer has changed or grown, you probably need to re-brand. Reaching a career milestone.

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

After learning a bit more about it, I gathered my little list of resume experts that quickly expanded to experts throughout the careers industry. Whether you are new to Twitter or have been using it for a while, count these experts among your favorite go-to’s for career advice.

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The Value of Blogging Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

that is, your personal brand. Just like running your own blogsite, you’ll be building your personal brand. This article was first published for my gig as Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse.

Over 50? Is Personal Branding for Boomers, too?

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding seems to belong to Gen-X and Gen-Y. Does that mean that personal branding works best for them, and not so much for you, if you’re a Boomer? Or that the process of defining and communicating your personal brand is different than for younger generations?

The Best Ways to Build Your Brand Online

Professional Resume Services

When many people think about building a brand, they think about actual companies promoting their brand to drive business. However, executives today have to build their own personal brand as well. Here are some of the best ways you can build your brand online.

3 Examples Of Great Personal Branding

Career Realism

3 Examples Of Great Personal Branding. Personal branding can be a real stumper for many people. With personal branding, you are not only thinking about your assets, you are thinking about what you want to be known for. Great Personal Branding Examples.

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Where Should You Be Promoting Your Personal Brand?

Career Realism

Where Should You Be Promoting Your Personal Brand? Everyone has a personal brand, but some people aren’t sure how or where they are—or whether they should be–promoting it. Here are some places you can be promoting your personal brand on a regular basis.

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Seasoned Professionals: Brand Or BE Branded!

Career Realism

Seasoned Professionals: Brand Or BE Branded! There’s a little saying we have here at Work It Daily called “brand or BE branded.” Are you branding yourself effectively as a seasoned professional? Personal Branding Test. Describe your brand in three words.

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Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Targeting

Executive Career Brand

You’ll get the inside scoop here, in my 5-part series on personal branding and executive resume writing. Then, I’ll follow with: Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT. Part 3 – Differentiate Your Unique Value Proposition and Build Personal Brand Content.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Check out the first two parts in this series: Part 1 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT, and How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. I’m not a brand, I’m a person.