In some circles, “branding” sounds more like something you do to an animal than a topic for a career column.Ã‚Â Others nod silently, recognizing the concept…Self branding, actually thinking of yourself as a brand like Coke, Disney or Nike, is a career strategy. If you recognize that a resume is nothing more than a marketing […]
Fortune announced its Best Companies to Work for in 2008.Ã‚Â Based on employee surveys, Google ranked #1, probably as a result of their unique company culture, benefits and work environment. What makes a great company?Ã‚Â Great pay and perks, training, job growth and flexibility are among the characteristics that employees appreciate in their work place.Ã‚Â […]
What are “Soft” Skills? “Soft” skills, otherwise known as emotional intelligence, may make a difference between an employee who can do the job and one who does it well. Soft skills include: leadership, written and verbal communication, problem solving, motivation, interpersonal skills and creativity. Soft skills are transferable to any position; they do not rely […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone who worked had the luxury of spending their work hours doing something that they enjoyed and was true to their values and skills? If you are considering a new career, have you done any thinking about how that career intersects with who you are (or want to be)?
It is so important for you to know what you have to offer when you are looking for a job!Ã‚Â Transferable skills are a great avenue for marketing yourself into a new job or career.Ã‚Â These skills, when used to your advantage, can open doors and present opportunities that may have seemed unattainable. Keppie Careers’ […]