Today’s students hear frequent warnings about being careful with what they post on social networking sites, in consideration of the long term damage such postings can cause. But whether through Facebook, LinkedIn, or any of the social networking sites and forums out there, students would also do well to consider how to turn these types of online environments to their professional advantage. This guest post by Angelita Williams offers some great guidelines for doing just that.
Personal branding isn’t just for entrepreneurs and bloggers wanting to make it big. In today’s laterally mobile, globally collaborative economy, professionals are finding that their independent skill sets, experience and charisma can set them apart from the competition in a bold way, leading to exciting prospects in all kinds of fields.
Being able to market yourself to lots of different cultures, businesses and industries is one of the most effective ways you can create a stable professional and financial future for yourself, as you’ll demonstrate a wide range of abilities and a diverse portfolio, hopefully making you invincible to any future recessions.