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Consider these three steps when looking to sell, rather than tell, your skills.
Brand You
randing is a concept best understood by looking at companies and products. However, in the digital age, it’s not just CEOs that should be concerned with branding, you too have a personal brand.
Looking for a new job, and not sure where to start? Here are five easy steps you can take to land your dream job faster!
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What do you do if you “bump into” the perfect networking opportunity? Having a quick “pitch” prepared for those surprise moments can help you make connections and find new opportunities.
The simplest and most effective solution is to unpack your soft skills and other transferable skills—proficiencies that easily translate from industry to industry and are just as highly sought in your new potential field.
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Going above and beyond is a great trait to have. It will make you stand out as reliable and driven, but while being that ‘yes’ person can be beneficial to you and others, no one can be that person all the time and sometimes it’s necessary to say ‘no.'
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Feedback is an important and inevitable part of the professional journey. Knowing how to digest suggestions from a colleague is necessary for a successful career.
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Think you’re the only one being interviewed? Think again. When you meet with a potential employer, be sure to ask these five questions to learn more and see if the job is the right fit for YOU.
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No matter your industry or position, promotions can influence your short and long-term job satisfaction - from career progression to future opportunities. Use this two-part approach to make the most of internal advancement opportunities.
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Organize your thoughts, then script your response and practice. This isn’t a question you should be tackling off the cuff, no matter how experienced you are interviewing.

 
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