There’s so much hype in the IT marketplace these days about the competitive talent pool, the need to differentiate yourself, the flood of resumes coming as the economy loosens up and people start to job shop. The reality is; all of this hype is true. How you decide to handle these realities and separate yourself from the rest of the available IT talent pool is up to you.
This is exactly where developing a personal brand comes into play. Is it important to have one? Absolutely. Personal branding is what makes you unique to an organization and gives the prospective employer a better understanding of the value you might bring to their organization. It’s a fact: personal branding will set you apart.
Thompson Technologies offers the following three exercises as a start to developing your personal brand:
Once you have your brand development underway, take charge. As you add accomplishments to your bailiwick, make sure you update your brand accordingly. It’s up to you to keep things fresh, alter personal branding strategies according to the marketplace and stay abreast of opportunities to refresh your own personal brand.
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