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The Perfect Cover Letter Template to Show Off Your Skills. When it comes to writing a cover letter, you often hear the advice to walk through the highlight reel of your career path, showing why your background and experiences make you an ideal fit for the position in question.

The Perfect Cover Letter Template to Show Off Your Skills

But, well, what if you don’t exactly have that perfectly trodden path? For many of us, tying together three tangentially related experiences, a side gig, and some outside-of-work interests or volunteer work to explain why we could do the gig is more the norm. 3 Easy Ways to Position Yourself as an Expert…Fast! Do you want more and better opportunities to find you?

3 Easy Ways to Position Yourself as an Expert…Fast!

Many of my clients come to me to grow their business and one of the first things I recommend to them is that they position themselves as an expert. What is positioning yourself as an expert exactly? Simply put, it’s making yourself the go-to person in your area of expertise and a thought leader. Which of These New WordPress Themes is Right For Your Audience? How to Build Your Brand as an Emerging Leader: Free Four-Part Video Series. Doing the First 90 Days. “I like work: it fascinates me.

Doing the First 90 Days

I can sit and look at it for hours.” ? Jerome K. Jerome Have you read The First 90 Days, by Michael Watkins? Maybe you’ve you read The First 90 Days, but the real question is, how do you “do” The First 90 Days? The First 90 Days is basically a survivor’s guide for leaders in how to hit the ground running when they start a new job. The beauty is, The First 90 Days really helps you thrive on the job whether you are new to the job, or have had the job for a while. I planned to share what I’ve learned in applying The First 90 Days at Microsoft at our book club at work, affectionately named, “Tribal Word.” I figured that what I put together would be helpful for a broader audience, so here is my playbook for actually putting The First 90 Days into practice.

Note that even with my cheat sheet, I still need to regularly dive deep into the book so I can really understand the “why”, the “how”, the “when” and make the most of the habits and practices. Enjoy. Starting A New Job? Follow ‘The 30/60/90 Plan’ Starting a new job comes with a multitude of emotions, some good and some bad.

Starting A New Job? Follow ‘The 30/60/90 Plan’

Fortunately, the wonders of organization come to the rescue, yet again, as the transition is eased through the 30/60/90-day plan. An unfamiliar routine, or lack of a routine altogether, can cause for added stress as well as the growing pressures to impress and succeed at the new position. Although your stress may build for a variety of reasons, getting organized always alleviates the nervous tension at the hip of getting started.

A plan of any sort provides us with a tangible version of where we are going and where we want to be, all while tracking our progress and achievements along the way. The Sales Recruiter Presents the 30/60/90 Day Sales Plan w Video. For non-sales people only — in sales?

The Sales Recruiter Presents the 30/60/90 Day Sales Plan w Video

Check out the 30/60/90 Day Sales Plan "If you give me 10 minutes, I’ll give you a job interview secret weapon your competition doesn’t want you to have… a simple, easy, genuine way to show why YOU should get the job. This is the ONE job interview tool I would NEVER be without… It gets you hired every time you interview. " Saturday, 1 November 2014 Dear Job Seeker, 11 Assets Every Business-Of-One Needs To Survive. This post is part of the Professional Independence Project series.

11 Assets Every Business-Of-One Needs To Survive

I had a dream that I wanted to have my own business. That dream has come true several times since graduating college. I went into the entertainment-band business full time after I graduated. I had my own group/business, a manager, a booking agent for three years. That was my first business-of-one. Time managementorganizationbrainstormingsalesmarketingpromotioncooperationinterpersonal communicationcreativitynegotiationresponsibility These have carried me and served me well through my careers in entertainment, broadcast media and my current career branding and social media consultancy.

We never really are solo. 5 Excuses That Are Killing Your Online Brand. 10 Ways To Build Your Brand Reputation Online. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.

10 Ways To Build Your Brand Reputation Online

If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” (Warren Buffet) Related: Protect Your Digital Reputation: 10 Useful Tips Great quote from a very wise and successful man, who has seen this play out in many different ways over many years! The questions I get asked most frequently when working with people on their brand marketing and social marketing strategy are, “How do I build a following and build my reputation?” I have been a student of the social space and platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for about awhile now. There are people who have huge fans and followers, but they are not authentic to me and I have no interest in their “shtick.” The social media mentors I respect come from different arenas and all kind of say the same thing: Be authentic and real, create useful content, be consistent, engage in the conversation, and give more than you ask.

The Perfect Recipe For A Great Personal Brand. In the last three years, the term “personal branding” has gone from buzzword to must-have career requirement.

The Perfect Recipe For A Great Personal Brand

We’re now expected to be able to convey our uniqueness in a powerful way that validates how we save and/or make companies money. Personal branding is about being memorable for the value we can bring to an organization. Easier said than done, right? 3 Effective Ways To Quickly Brand Yourself Online. If you’re just starting out, your goal as an individual (or organization) is to get your voice heard as quickly as possible.

3 Effective Ways To Quickly Brand Yourself Online

Here are three effective ways to quickly brand yourself online: 1. Pillar Content. How To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand. There’s a common misconception that your company’s brand is bigger and more important than your personal brand.

How To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand

When you’re a top-tier company like Coke, that’s completely true.