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How to Communicate Your Brand Through Your Online Bio

For entrepreneurs, the elevator pitch is everything. Your digital elevator pitch is your online bio, whether it’s your social media profile or website tagline. What do you do to be sure your online bio captures the essence of your brand? Young ...


Get More Brand Visibility with Instagram Stories

A well-planned mobile marketing strategy is important to building your personal brand online. Leveraging the right features for each social network is also important for visibility and word-of-mouth marketing. Instagram is still one of the top ...

Need Effective Visual Branding? How to Vet Designer Candidates

What vetting steps do you take with visual designers to determine whether they are able to create effective visual branding components that are reflective of your brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an ...

Recapture Your Brand Focus With These Simple Techniques

A lack of time and over scheduling are roadblocks to having more focus and moving forward for your personal brand. In order to grow your business it is important to recognize that the right mindset and discipline are two key factors to success. ...

How to Increase Your Interesting Factor

Recently, a colleague walked into my office looking refreshed with a great tan, relaxed physical demeanor and big smile, yet he hadn’t gone on vacation. He started playing baseball in what he described as “an old men’s league.” “When we were kids, ...

What Employers Look For In New Graduates

September is usually a busy month for graduates or college seniors who are about to graduate. Many schools invite employers and recruiters during September in order to help their students get hired. However, finding that very first job is not ...

Ways to Make Your Commute Time More Productive

According to studies, as the commute gets longer, individuals become more stressed, anxious and less happy. Commutes affect our wellbeing because we cannot control how our commute will be. Will there be any delays? Will the subway be crowded? ...

5 Ways to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

An interview is a business transaction wherein the objective of the hiring manager (the person who has the authority to hire) is to make a selection among job candidates called in for interviews. A candidate has two challenges: first, to convince ...

8 Tips for Increasing Your Social Network

Disclaimer: Social networking is not a substitute for attending social events, talking with others on the phone, or having lunch with someone. To me, there is no question of the growing importance of social networking for people in transition who ...

6 Ways AR and VR Can Elevate Your Brand

Text-based content is no longer enough to make even a strong personal brand stand out from the crowd. In what way do you use or are you interested in using VR and/or AR to elevate your brand in today’s crowded environment? These answers ...

A Few Tips for Frustrated Job-Seekers

Most if not all job seekers reach at some point a heightened level of frustration with their job search process. It’s easy to understand, and it might be justifiable to blame the complex and convoluted job search process. It’s difficult to improve ...


3 Personalities Who Ruin Meetings

In every office, there are types of people that make the meetings miserable. This week I combined the 3 most frequent types of personalities that ruin meetings, enjoy! Multi-Tasker: The multi-taskers bring their laptops and cell phones to the ...

Use The Pinterest Search Engine to Drive More Traffic

Pinterest is not only a large social network but also serves as a powerful search engine that can provide valuable links to your personal brand’s website – and it works much like Google search. Would you like to attract more subscribers? It ...

16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Personal Branding Idols

What public figure is your personal branding idol, and what about their branding strategy inspires you the most? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of ...

8 Tips to Evaluate Cultural Fit

Many articles point to the fact that the job interview is really all about the so-called cultural fit of the candidate, provided the skill and experience requirements are met as well of course. The thing is that in addition to the hiring manager, ...

How to Stand Out From the Crowd

It is important to distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd if you want to find a job which you are really excited about. You need to make an impression that will make people remember you. This impression both needs to be on paper such as ...

Corporate Cultural Responsibility

The pillars on which you build the foundation of your brand are truly important. Another essential consideration regarding that fact is some pillars are more complex than others. Culture is one of those sophisticated systems of support successful ...

How to Overcome Challenges at Work

No matter how prepared or organized you are, obstacles will always come along your way and force you to get out of your comfort zone and do something to solve them. When you face a challenge, the first thing you need to do is to stop and take a ...

(En)Counter Culture

Whether you realize it or not, we are at a pivotal juncture in the marketing and advertising industry. This industry is one that is (and always has been) located at the point where information, entertainment, politics, technology, society & ...

Use Scrum in Agile Marketing to Bring More Visibility to Your Brand

It’s important for your personal brand to be prepared for the latest marketing trends online. In order to accomplish this we need to have specific systems and instructions in place. Scrum methodology and agile marketing both help you to prepare ...

10 Best Job Search Recommendations

Please also keep in mind that job search by someone who is employed differs significantly from job search by someone who is unemployed. The latter is, typically, more motivated, the person can devote more time to it, and the unemployed job ...

How Small Business Leaders Can Use Google’s Teamwork Study

In 2012 Google began studying teamwork in the company. Called “Project Aristotle,” results were released in 2016. Google in-house researchers studied 180 teams at the company and analyzed over 250 team attributes through more than 200 interviews. ...

11 Reasons to Be a Lifetime Learner

After more than a dozen years in school, it can be tempting to take a break from learning. Of course, you can’t completely avoid picking up new skills or tidbits of knowledge as time progresses. But you should actually make a point to do so for ...

Beat Stress and Be a Happier Person

Many things in your life can cause your stress levels increase. Especially unexpected events at work or in your personal life make changes in your body and when your body try to make adjustments, stress happens. Unfortunately, stress has many ...

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