Posts for "Career Development"


The End of Giving ‘Til It Hurts

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
May 14, 2013 at 5:30 am
You’ve heard there’s no “I” in team, right? Career coaches, bosses and the people you work with have told you never to take credit. Never say: “I did this project! Came ... (more)

Being in a Team is Like Being in a Band

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
May 13, 2013 at 3:30 pm
We are always a part of some group with a common purpose – a family, a community, or a team at work. As a flute player and as someone who appreciates beauty and excellence, I ... (more)

Personal Branding Weekly – 13 May 2013

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
May 13, 2013 at 5:30 am
Celebrations often take an entire weekend to travel to and from so the following Monday you sometimes feel more tired that going into the weekend.  Here’s your chance to ... (more)

5 Standout Things to Bring to Your Next Interview

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
May 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm
It may seem obvious. You were invited to an interview with the hiring manager or recruiter. They beckoned you because they like your resume and believe you are qualified for the ... (more)

4 Career Decisions That Highly Successful People Make

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
May 12, 2013 at 5:30 am
As I become more experienced and more successful in business, I’ve begun to realize that most successful people don’t make a lot of money because they are lucky or ... (more)

The New Recruitment Strategy: Jobs that Hunt You

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 30, 2013 at 5:30 am
Your LinkedIn profile and resume may soon disappear or diminish in importance when it comes to recruiters finding you and approaching you with a great job offer. There’s something ... (more)

5 Intangibles Brand You as a Premium

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Are you searching for your next job, or are you seriously preparing for the next part of your career path? There’s some very good news this year for finding a job.  “eEmployers ... (more)

Personal Branding Weekly – 29 April 2013

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 29, 2013 at 5:30 am
It seems that more people are using the buzz words “personal branding” as describing it as designing your brand or perhaps the visual imagery of your brand. Personal ... (more)

Success Is More Than Just Showing Up

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Ninety percent of life may just be showing up, but oftentimes it’s those who stick around who get the greatest benefit. One of my favorite things to do whenever I go see ... (more)

Sheryl Sandberg Boosts Her Personal Brand: So Can You!

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 27, 2013 at 5:30 am
Every group of people that has been systematically told they were supposed to play a limited role internalizes that role.”  Gloria Steinem “We have to fight against ... (more)

What Cycling Culture can Teach us About Personal Branding

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 26, 2013 at 1:30 pm
I am an avid cyclist and even my own personal branding work combines cycling imagery with branding strategy. I often say that being your brand is “just like riding a bike” ... (more)

To the Givers Go the Spoils: The Hidden Dimension of Networking Success

From Dan Erwin
April 18, 2013 at 5:05 pm
Shift your networking orientation from getting to giving and your long term success is assured. It’s a proven fact that those with the best networks usually get the most job ... (more)

The Strange Rejection of Career Competencies

From Dan Erwin
March 14, 2013 at 2:18 pm
Rejection may be too strong, perhaps rebuff. But it is weird how little, with the exception of the Harvard Business Review and Wharton folk, is blogged about the fundamental competencies ... (more)

3 Rules for Mastering New Skills

From Dan Erwin
March 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm
How do you start something new? Whether it’s an exercise program, a simple task you’ve left on the back burner, or creating a new business from scratch—how do you get started? ... (more)

Do You Have a Good Side?

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 8, 2013 at 6:30 am
Having a career first in modeling and then in business media, I am acutely aware of which side of my face is my “good side.” It’s the one with a small scar under my eye. ... (more)

Introducing The Promote Yourself Podcast: Episode 1

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 7, 2013 at 10:21 am
Welcome to the first episode of the Promote Yourself Podcast (Subscribe on iTunes). It will be a weekly show airing every Monday, giving you the best career advice, the latest ... (more)

Branding Your Resume So Age Is A Non-Issue

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 7, 2013 at 6:30 am
Age and experience used to be a good thing on a resume. At least that’s what everyone over 40 was taught. It was a good thing until a few years ago, because age and experience ... (more)

Don’t Bring Excuses. Bring Solutions

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 4, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Just in case you are wondering. Your boss hired you to reduce their workload. Not increase it. The more you can take off their plate the more they can do. Yes, that is delegation ... (more)

Personal Branding Pledge for 2013

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 1, 2013 at 6:30 am
This year my destination is a matter of manifestation I become a GPS for achievement and success I finally reveal the true nature I possess I am Mighty like an ox Smart like a ... (more)

What I Learned When I Lost My Job

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 29, 2012 at 6:30 am
No one likes to admit they’ve lost a job. It could be performance issues, personality issues, or even the company performing mass layoffs. Everyone loses a job now and then, ... (more)

How to Start the New Year Strong

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm
First, let’s start with a question … Why should you start the year off with a bang? Something to Consider … The early bird gets the worm. Also a bit of a disclaimer: ... (more)

Unexpected: What Happened 6 Months Since Publishing My Ebook

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 28, 2012 at 6:30 am
6 months ago on June 12, 2012, I published my multimedia ebook Camera Ready: How to Present Your Best Self and Ideas On Air or Online. After having two kids and “leaning back ... (more)

Personal Branding for Voice Actors

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 22, 2012 at 6:30 am
Voice acting is such a specialized niche that it’s hard to stand out in the field. Not because there are so many, but because the field is so small and most of the people ... (more)

Learning to Ask Questions Like a Contrarian

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Looking for the other side of the story may not always be easy or fashionable. However, sometimes looking for the other side of the story can lead to breakthroughs and insights ... (more)

Success at Work or Failure? Make the call

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 20, 2012 at 6:30 am
Recently I was working on an initiative for my job that involved getting some feedback from an Executive Director at my company. I had emailed him, asking a couple of questions ... (more)