Career advice in the midst of a pandemic

It’s difficult to find anyone whose job the pandemic hasn’t impacted in one way or another. As the fallout of Covid playings out in labor markets and workplaces worldwide, many professionals are re-evaluating their job prospects and goals.

Time for a Career revamp?

Updating your resume and optimizing your LinkedIn profile to meet the platform’s best practices doesn’t need to be difficult or time-consuming, here’s where to start.

Understanding the Power of Hashtags

Hashtags

The simple hashtag or pound symbol has been a part of the social media lexicon for long enough that we all know what it is. But not everyone understands why exactly it gets used and that using them correctly can skyrocket your brand’s social media awareness and engagement.

Key Qualities Of Great Brands

The truly good brands understand that the key to branding success lies in getting key factors right. It’s these qualities that distinguish successful brands from poor ones.

How to create a professional portfolio

A portfolio is more than just a collection of your work. For creatives and non-creatives alike, a portfolio is a calling card to the outside world. It’s a way for you to showcase your abilities while sharing your story.

Your Professional Profile: Social Media

We’ve talked before about how LinkedIn can be an important asset when it comes to the job application. But LinkedIn isn’t the only social media profile that can help or hurt your chances of landing the job you want.

Making The Most Of LinkedIn

Some parts of the job search are the same as they’ve always been – like your resume and cover letter. But technological advances have led to some marked changes in how we make ourselves stand out as job candidates.

What Are Brieffin Workshops?

What Are Brieffin Workshops?

When you think of the word “workshop,” many different images might come to your mind. Maybe, you take it very literally – you imagine your dad’s workshop in the garage.

Resume Writing Best Practices

Resume Writing Best Practices

In the sea of job applications received for any given position, your resume is an opportunity to set yourself apart from the others.

Cover Letter Do’s and Dont’s

Cover Letter Do's and Dont's

Yes, here we are talking about the dreaded cover letter. Just the name alone can be enough to send shivers down any job-seeker’s spine. For some reason, it seems easy to distill all the relevant information about our skills and experience into a set of clear and palatable bullet points.

A Different Perspective on Brand Personality

A Different Perspective on Brand Personality

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Dolly Parton Many people have heard of the famous Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, also sometimes known as a personality test. When I was in my first year of college – and an “undecided” major – I went to our campus career resource center to do a […]

Should You Include a Photo on Your Resume?

Should You Include a Photo on Your Resume

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Ghandi It’s one of the many questions that professionals and job seekers ask: should you include a photo on your resume or CV? The answer, of course – like so many things in life – is simply: it depends. It depends on so many different […]

Creating Your Personal Brand

Creating Your Personal Brand

At the center of your being you have the answer: you know who you are and you know what you want. Lao Tzu The first time I learned about building a personal brand was my last year of college. My communication-department senior seminar class was focused on preparing us for the “real world.” How to […]