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In some cases a need emerges overnight and a company quickly fills the position with whomever they’re already connected to. The hush-hush factors vary, but you can count on one thing across the board: It’s your reputation and relationships that get you in the door. Your credentials and application—no matter how stunning—won’t be enough on their own (Breuer, 2017).
Personal Branding has been practiced now for a bit more than ten years, is indeed founded on the idea that individuals (exactly like companies) should see themselves as “a business of one”. This is especially true for job seekers that evolve now in a global and very competitive job search environment. Or for entrepreneurs that should be able to sell themselves (to investors, banks, potential partners…) even before having the chance to actually sell their ideas.
Therefore, for many young professionals and individuals, there is a necessity to understand the key Marketing, Promotion and Branding concepts. And being able to apply them on an individual level is becoming an absolute requirement for ambitious graduates willing to increase their chance to succeed (both career and life-wise).
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Your personal brand is the version of yourself that most people will see. It’s the first impression you make to…
Your personal brand is the version of yourself that most people will see. It’s the first impression you make to anyone who hears about you before meeting you in person, including potential employers. Social media allows us to broadcast a mediated form of ourselves to the world, making the creation of a cohesive and impressive personal brand extremely important, especially during a job search or career transition (Scott, 2013).