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Two “Truisms” That Can Hinder Your Personal Brand

I am going out on a limb by saying that certain “truisms” in personal branding and career coaching can actually hinder your personal brand.  In general, these truisms provide reasonable advice, but I’m afraid that they can be used as …
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Asian-Americans Can Overcome Personal Branding Challenges: An Interview with Doreen Woo Ho

Doreen Woo Ho is a successful executive with a fascinating career. She is a former Time Magazine foreign correspondent and longtime banking executive with Citicorp, Wells Fargo and United Commercial Bank, where she served as President and CEO.  While retired from any …
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Fix the Fundamentals Before Personal Branding

Personal branding, done right, can deliver powerful results in visibility and differentiation.  But, if you have fundamental weaknesses in your skill set or experience, amplifying your message could hinder rather than help you. An old maxim goes: Nothing kills a …
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You Need to Reinvent Your Personal Brand

A tough job market and economy has increased the need to reinvent your personal brand. You may have 10 different jobs and multiple careers in the span of your lifetime. Adaptability is key to thriving in your career. We’ve seen …
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Job Seekers Rate Face-to-Face Higher than Online Networking

Note: This is the second in our 3-part series on findings from the BrandingPays Pulse Survey on current attitudes on mobility and social networking among professionals. Our BrandingPays Pulse Survey shows that professionals want to change jobs in 2012 (see …
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Survey: Professionals Seek Job Changes in 2012

Mindset Shift from Job Survival to Job Mobility Note: This is the first in a 3-part series on findings from the BrandingPays Pulse Survey on current attitudes on mobility and social networking among professionals. If you are looking to change …
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A New You for the New Year

The New Year is a great time for resolutions: exercise more, eat less, be kinder or get a new job.  If finding a new career opportunity is a priority, perhaps, reinventing yourself should be at the top of your To …
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