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How to Build Your Personal Brand

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Professional branding is important for anyone who is job searching or building their career. It's important to create a personal brand that portrays you in a professional light and which provides employers and contacts with a strong positive impression of you as a high-caliber individual who would be an asset to their organization.

Building Your Professional Brand
How to create a professional brand, along with an online presence to help with your job searching and career building.

Tips for Building Your Brand
Building a professional brand is necessary in this competitive job market. Job seekers need to have a professional online presence that can easily be found by hiring managers, recruiters, and career contacts. Here are some tips on how to notch up your online presence.

The Benefits of Branding
Establishing a personal brand allows you to differentiate and position yourself from the competition and claim your job.

Creating Online Profiles
When you're looking for a job or positioning yourself for career growth, it's important to have an online presence where you can showcase your skills and experience.

Sample Online Profiles
Review sample profiles for LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and VisualCV.

Use Your LinkedIn Profile for Branding
How to use your LinkedIn profile to increase your visibility, so employers and recruiters can find you.

Use Your Brand so Employers Can Find You
Part of building your professional brand is to build a presence that hiring managers and recruiters can find easily find online. Here's how to get started.

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