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Worklife Round-Up for April 23th, 2018

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This week we have articles on personal branding, meeting strategies, SWOT analysis, and exuding confidence…



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Personal Branding & Your Career – StyleDispatch

The Wall Street Journal calls Personal Branding one of their “must have” job skills. As such, we want to share a few articles that will help you formulate and build your own personal brand. Not exactly sure what personal branding entails? Be sure to read the first article by Tom Peters.


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5 Professional Opportunities You’re Missing By Being Inactive On LinkedIn

With LinkedIn now home to over 500 million members worldwide and counting, most professionals I know have an active profile on the platform. However, somewhat surprisingly, in recent months, I’ve begun to cross paths with professionals, especially more senior-level executives, who question the value of being on LinkedIn.


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How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

Executive Summary It may not be a regular occurrence but when you’re put on the spot in a meeting, it can be an unnerving moment. Instead of keeping your eyes down and hoping you don’t get called on, prepare for these opportunities – and make the most of them.


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Conduct a Personal SWOT Analysis to Improve Your Career

A Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat (SWOT) analysis is a common tool in the professional world to evaluate the past, present and future position of a company. It provides organizational leaders a new perspective on what the organization does well, where its challenges lie and which avenues to pursue.


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6 Ways To Communicate Confidence As You Enter The Workforce

You know you’re smart. You know how to work hard. You know what you don’t know and what you need to learn. That’s a great start. Here’s how you can communicate confidence as you walk in the door at a new employer.

Chris Kidd is the owner of StyleCareers.com, StylePortfolios.com, StyleDispatch.com, FashionCareerFairs.com and MayoroftheMall.com.