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Why Employee Advocacy Fails and Personal Branding is a Crock

I’m going to keep this note is short and to the point. However, it has been on my mind for a while.

Here is why almost every personal brand and employee advocacy effort fails:

The employees that are most interested … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Known: Build and Unleash Your Personal Brand

Building a personal brand in the digital age can be a mystery to many people and companies. We all want what we want and we want it now, however creating a reputation of excellence take time and the right experience.… Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Known: Build and Unleash Your Personal Brand

Building a personal brand in the digital age can be a mystery to many people and companies. We all want what we want and we want it now, however creating a reputation of excellence take time and the right experience.… Read more

Personal Branding 201: Make Experience Work For You

Personal branding is a buzzworthy phrase that has significant applications to the corporate world. And when people discuss it, they typically are focused on an audience of college-aged or young professionals who are starting their careers. But what if you … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Growing Employee Brand Advocates

In today’s workplace, it’s important for people to stand out, and whether they are blogging, using social media or other venues, writing is a key way to share your own voice.

Employees are building personal brands that just may be … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Growing Employee Brand Advocates

In today’s workplace, employees are building personal brands that just may be attracting other employers – and that’s okay. Our guest, Roger Panetta, and his organization, Nimble at Work, builds careers, workplaces and businesses using performance and positioning.… Read more

Tweet Naked: Using Social Media to Build Your Brand

Social media is one of the best marketing tools available when it comes to building and a brand. However, people and companies are missing an opportunity to connect with consumers by not utilizing it effectively.

Today’s #WorkTrends guest, Scott LevyRead more

Before You Launch Your Resume Into Deep Space, Read This

Have you ever gotten a job by uploading your resume to an online application portal? I haven’t and I don’t know anyone who has. You could be the answer to an employer’s prayers, but if you don’t know how to … Read more

How Working Abroad Can Help Your Career

Working abroad is being recognised as a valuable asset to employees in increasingly competitive job markets. The White House recently held a summit with travel bloggers and digital outlets to discuss initiatives that would encourage American students to consider spending Read more

#TChat Preview: How Social Networking And The Job Search Pay Off

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015, from 1-2 pm ET (10-11 am PT).

Last week we talked about how employers can help bridge the great debt divide, and this week we’re going to … Read more

May Thine Own Personal Brand Be True (To You)

What do you think about the term “personal brand”? If you’re like most of us, all the brand this, brand that, brand yourself talk is beyond tired — it’s a cliché.

But let’s not hate on or disregard personal branding, … Read more

Modernize Your Resume For 2015: Part 2

If you haven’t written a resume in a long time, but are considering seeking a new position in 2015, it’s important that you are up to date with the latest trends in resume writing and styles. Recruiters are set to … Read more

Modernize Your Resume For 2015: Part 1

If you haven’t written a resume in a long time, but are considering seeking a new position in 2015, it’s important that you are up to date with the latest trends in resume writing and styles. Recruiters are set to … Read more

Find Your True Self And Run With It

“This above all: to thine own self be true.” – Shakespeare

How long does it take to tell a “brand” apart from an authentic person? From the first word out of his or her mouth, right? “Brands” tend to be … Read more

How To Use Social Media To Build Your Personal Brand

If you’re still only using social media to chat with your friends and family, then it won’t be landing you a job anytime soon. Companies across the world are creating social media strategies to promote themselves, showcase their brands, and … Read more

7 Turns To Take On The Road To Your Dream Job

Written By: Mary Isabale

“What do you want to be when you will grow up?”- a famous question we all have faced and had to answer in our childhood days. With starry eyes full of ambition and heart full of … Read more

Looking For A Summer Project? Start Networking!

Summer’s here and you’re probably getting ready to hit the beach or soak up some sun on a patio. Fair enough. But don’t let your networking routine go cold.

Building a strong professional network takes continuous time and effort. While … Read more

Ignore The Dream Stealers

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life he imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau

Do you have dream stealers in your life? … Read more

What Truly Motivates People? Is It Money, Or Something Else?

Dan Pink’s book “Drive: the Surprising Truth about What Motivates us” has thrown a major monkey wrench into how we think about motivation. For years it was assumed– and it certainly seems logical to believe– that the best … Read more

Developing The Next Generation Of Leaders

Good Day! I’ll be the guest host this Wednesday, May 21, on the TalentCulture #TChat – show which includes #TChat Radio and #TChat Twitter Chat – Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm EST. The radio show is from 6:30-7:00 pm EST and … Read more

Road To Reinvention: The 2.0 Of Your Career

“Come, my friends, ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world.” – Tennyson

For those of us who are not employed, life can quickly become a very unhappy place because being unemployed is a soul crushing experience. The misery … Read more

Dare To Be Different: 5 Reasons Geeks Get Great Jobs

Written by Bree Brouwer

Do you think of yourself as a geek? If so, you’re not alone. A recent Modis “Geek Pride” survey found that more than 87% of Americans proudly identify with their inner nerd. If you’re among … Read more

How Social Sleuthing Can Land You A Dream Job

Written by Paul Bailey

Is your job hunt stalled because employers don’t respond to your inquiries? It’s time to rethink your communications strategy. Are you sending generic letters and resumes? Do you emphasize your skills and achievements? There’s a better … Read more

The Social Workplace: Nowhere To Hide #TChat Recap

“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.”
–Dalai Lama

Excellent point. But the Dalai Lama’s quote begs a key question: In the social workplace, how much transparency is too much? Moreover, what does “privacy” Read more

TMI? Fresh Take on Privacy by an HR Lawyer #TChat Preview

(Editor’s Note: Want to see complete highlights and resource links from this week’s #TChat events? Read the recap: “The Social Workplace: Nowhere To Hide.”)

For better or worse, much of today’s world of work now plays out on Read more