Although the year has progressed in a way that no one could have foreseen, our shift to remote work has meant that people are spending more time online than ever before. With the normalization of things like work from home and video conference meetings comes more time spent networking online as well.
For the millions of Americans searching for a job, networking platforms like LinkedIn are becoming more and more relevant. But how can you stand out amongst the rest when applying to jobs online?
Personal branding is a combination of your skills and experience that defines how people see you. If used right, personal branding can help you build recognition, improve your network, and give you access to more opportunities than ever before. Personal branding gives you the tools you need to stand out to recruiters and make your mark, especially in an age where remote job markets are so prevalent.
Take it from entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, who is just as famous as his mega-successful companies, Tesla and SpaceX. Musk is a personal branding mogul who has made his brands synonymous with himself and, in the process, made himself nearly a household name across the nation.
Looking to get started branding yourself? For a complete guide to making your mark with personal branding, check out the infographic below.
The internet has become an important tool for professionals, especially when it comes to finding jobs, networking, and staying up to date on the latest industry trends. But having a successful online presence requires more than creating a few profiles—stand out by treating yourself as a brand and promoting your skills and experience.
When it comes to using social media to advance your career, we all know that LinkedIn is the go-to, the gold standard of social networking. But LinkedIn isn’t the only tool out there with solid career content, inspiration, and advice—Instagram has a thriving career community of people who want to get a leg up on their career journeys and support those who want to make the most of their work lives.
It’s widely known that LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool that can help you broaden your contact list, set up informational interviews, search for job openings, and apply for new positions. But within LinkedIn, there’s a specific tool that’s not well known, and so many people aren’t taking advantage of it.
The journey to becoming an attorney is a windy road filled with late-night study sessions, high-pressure exams, and tough competition—all of which can contribute to mental health challenges. With an estimated 40% of law students experiencing depression by graduation, it is important to understand that you are not alone if you are suffering from depression.