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You brand yourself even if you don’t try to brand yourself. Is it true?

If you’re searching for a job, your resume is your personal brand, like it or not. I’ve talked to candidates who have refused to brand themselves – They felt branding was for products, not people. While I can appreciate that candidates don’t like the idea of marketing themselves like a cheeseburger or insurance policy, you … Continue reading

A Guide to Getting a Graduate/Vacation Job

A Guide to Getting a Graduate/Vacation Job   What is a graduate/vacation job? A graduate job is usually an entry level job you start in after you finish your university degree. Most of them don’t require you to have much related work experience and it’s a good place to start your career. You usually apply … Continue reading

These are powerful social media websites to achieve one’s personal brand. i swear that it takes lot of time to build one’s personal brand, and it needs lot of dedications. but once one’s start dedicate time daily, it is engaging. one’s can’t give up after that.

cover letters are dead?

Fortune writer Denis Wilson was kind enough to quote me and review my research on cover letters in his recent article, “Are we killing off the cover letter?”. It’s a great discussion (I’ll publish excerpts below) of the pros and cons of cover letters. In the article, I gave a variety of reasons cover letters … Continue reading

job search tips

Most executives didn’t start their careers after college as an executive. Well, unless you are Mark Zuckerberg or one of the other software industry giants. So that leaves a lot of you who rose to the top through hard work that achieved results, earning promotional steps to become an executive. Now you may be at … Continue reading


Building A Solutions-Based Resume by CM Russell Skills-based resumes are a deeply ingrained habit that worked during times of skills/candidate shortages. But what do you use during job shortages? We were taught how to write resumes that focused on our skills and qualifications, but today there are many qualified candidates. And while we’re not technically … Continue reading


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