Employees and Social Media: The best way to present yourself online

Source: http://www.findajob.ie/Career-Advice/Career-Management/employees-and-social-media-the-best-way-to-present-yourself-online.cfm Social Media is now playing a significant role in aiding employers in interviewing and recruiting their staff. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc. may play an important part in influencing what your prospective employers think of you, and could even be the make or break factor in that dream job. New US research carried […]


The Complete Guide to Building Your Personal Brand

Source: http://www.quicksprout.com/the-complete-guide-to-building-your-personal-brand/   Introduction WHAT IS BRANDING? My parents like to tell a story from my childhood. When I was a toddler they would put me in the backseat of the car in child’s car seat when they would take me somewhere like to the store or to a friend’s house. When we would drive down […]


The lazy person’s guide to personal branding

Source: http://mashable.com/2014/11/10/personal-branding-lazy-guide/ You have a personal brand, whether you like it or not. Thanks to the Internet, everyone can present a shiny, online version of themselves as a quick way to cash in. Personal brands are no longer just for stars like Oprah or Beyoncé. It’s an important way to set yourself apart from the loud […]


Are You Good Enough For Google?

Exactly one month ago I gave up the golden handcuffs keeping me at Google. I left to build full-time, and I haven’t looked back. Except when people have asked, and it happens almost every day. To be exact, 118 people have questioned why I quit and just as many have sought my guidance on getting in. If you want a job at Google or other top companies, here’s my take.


Are you on/ offline?

Social media profiles are important for building a professional personal brand. Social networks have large communities and you should be active in the ones that are important for professionals (LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, etc.) Having your own website is just as important, if not even more important. It is something that can really differentiate you from […]

Profile pictures, worth a thousand words

Profile pictures you choose to have across your social networks, resumes and portfolios are highly important for your personal brand. They can influence it in either a good way, or a very bad one. Making the effort to use professional headshots in your profiles may prove to be the one action, decision, choice to have […]

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