Events of all kinds are great opportunities to “get out there,” increase your professional visibility and enliven your personal brand. Whether it’s a conference, networking social, seminar, charity benefit or party, these gatherings are ripe environments to meet others, build new relationships and strengthen existing ones
Impressions matter, and your LinkedIn profile is often someone’s first (or second) impression of you when cultivating a professional relationship. Your profile is an important part of your personal brand and since you have complete control over what to include, it’s up to you to put your best foot forward in every section.
“You're wearing that?” How many of us heard this question when we were younger? Those wiser knew something important: first impressions matter. Even before opening your mouth, style -- and what you wear, specifically -- can impact the impressions you make on others and influence their expectations. While it alone doesn't ensure professional success, personal […]
If you’re considering a job change, there’s a good chance you’ll work with a recruiter or executive search consultant. These professionals are often gateways to opportunities because they evaluate talent to recommend to their clients (who are the companies with job openings, not individual job seekers), and so they can be vital to your job […]
A successful interview depends on how well you prepare for it, including how and what you research. A cursory review of topline information about a company may help kick-off a conversation, but not sustain it. Gaining in-depth knowledge not only conveys your level of interest in the position, it also influences what conversations you’ll have […]