𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗝𝗼𝗯 𝗛𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗶𝗽: 𝗕𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝗮 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 You might not think about it, but your personal brand is already forming. What do people see when they Google you? Do they see the resume you put together? The cover letter you wrote? Or do they see all of the other information out there about you, like your social media profiles and what people say about you online? The answer is probably some combination of all three.
𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗝𝗼𝗯 𝗛𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗶𝗽: 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝟮𝟬 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗲𝘀 Create a list of 20 companies you admire. Consider companies that might not be having their doors knocked down by throngs of people looking for a job, and where it might be easier to find someone who will talk with you. Using LinkedIn tools, search for things you might have in common with those 20 companies, such as college alumni or contacts who work there.
My friend, Bogdan, told me a story about his client who wanted to get a job as a Blog Writer. 🕵️ After doing some research, he realized he’ll most likely need to get the attention of the Director of Marketing or the Content Marketing Manager. 🤔 Sam realized that one of the biggest pain points of either of these two roles is fixing broken links and making sure that there aren’t any SEO problems. 😤
🤔 Think outside the box. 🤯 Be creative. 😤 Do what’s never been done. Sounds…exciting…intriguing…confusing. Whatever you hear, know this as a job seeker: there are other things you can be doing outside of just applying (spraying) and waiting (praying) for a call. 🏃Be active! That, I will say, is effective. 🤝 Put yourself out there. Effective. 🧐 Execute deliberate outreach and messaging with key decision-makers. Effective. This picture is just one of the many backdoor
“I post and no one reads it. I don’t know how to network.” – Are you this type of #jobseeker? 📺 Like that old #SuperBowl Ladders commercial where they emphasize not everyone is allowed into their fold. Being inclusive sometimes is smarter. 🤝 This rings true with your relationship cultivation. 🏗️ When building your network, it’s imperative to be strategic. 📅 Grab this solution and implement it into your calendar today: 1️⃣ Reach out to