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The Dirty Little Secret Baby Boomers Need To Know

A guest post by Marc Miller Yes, there is a dirty little secret around personal branding and baby boomers. First, let me digress. I was born in the mid 1950s. I started my career with IBM in the late 1970s. This thing we call personal brand did not exist. What did exist was your reputation. [...]

Build Your Brand By Sharing Content

Build Your Brand By Sharing Content @careersherpa

Whether you share your own ideas or great idea from others, posting content online is one way build your brand. Is this something you should care about? It's a long-term strategy for online visibility! You don't have to spend every waking moment glued to social media. You just need to put some thought into it and [...]

4 Templates for Infographic Resumes

Don't wait to build an infographic resume. You don't need a fancy graphic design package- these templates make it easier. From online design to good old PowerPoint, there's a solution to fit your style and needs! Canva debuted their infographic templates recently and some would work really well for your infographic resume. No design skills required, [...]

You Need More Than A Paper Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

If all you have is a paper version of your resume, you're missing opportunities. Over 90% of employers are searching for potential talent online. Will you show up? Today's modern job seeker is aware of how important online visibility is to their marketing campaign and "findability".   Every day you have successes (small and large), but [...]

These three tools easily convert your LinkedIn profile into a visual, sharable online portfolio. Great for your personal brand and online visibility!  According to Jobvite, 93% of recruiters will review a candidate’s social profile before making a hiring decision. Isn't it important that they find the best stuff possible? Quickly creating an online portfolio or page summarizing your [...]

Summary Sunday: Personal Branding and Leadership

This week I shared many articles about personal branding and leadership. Naturally, I shared information about using LinkedIn too, so you'll find an article about how to connect with recruiters, because it is such an important resource for active and passive job seekers. I tweet these types of posts daily so if you are interested, you [...]