Companies spend a fortune annually increasing their online visibility in exactly the manner they want to be perceived, whilst paying attention to several dos and don’ts of online marketing for a corporate brand. However, what about your personal brand? Should it not equally require your devout attention as a professional?
I have had the opportunity of interviewing quite a number of people since I started out as a recruiter. I have chatted with professionals of different levels – entry, middle level, Managers, Executives and MD’s and sometimes they still stumble when they are asked these 4 words; TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF?
Unless you are above the age of 40 with no kids nor responsibility, and greatest desire is to in the year 2016 drive a Peugeot 504 or 505 (I don’t believe they still produce those), you had better wake up from the slumber of the misdirected civil servant.
Have you worked for any team where every team player pitches in and all the team players work together in perfect harmony? Team work plays such an important role in completing projects that it’s worth refining and developing the skills. These skills will subsequently help you make invaluable contributions to your team and work environment.
By now everyone knows networking is key to a successful employment search; and that networking has gone digital. Most Recruiters use LinkedIn so it’s imperative to put your best foot forward there.