Here is some good advice if you want to build your online presence.
Today you must have an online presence, if you want to achieve more in your career. You know this. The most important question for you to think about is: are you building a STRONG online presence right now?
After you have worked on the development issues you identified in Part One of Fast Forward Your Career, you can now start to build your online presence.
Well, what did happen when you lost your job? How did you
feel? Were you expecting this to happen or were you taken completely by
surprise? Depending on your answer, you might be distraught, overjoyed,
sanguine, disappointed or something else.
Are you working too hard? Yes or no. Do you know for certain? Are you guessing? Do you believe people at your workplace know whether or not you work too hard?
It is worth knowing the correct answer to the question because you want to know if you are an employee who works intelligently and gets things done or if you are just coasting along, letting others do the difficult work.
Most people know that when you are thinking about applying for a new job, you don’t tell your plans to every one. The trouble is that, if you really do keep things secret, you can’t gather feedback from managers and colleagues about your readiness and suitability for posts you may be considering and posts for which you seriously want to apply. Continue reading “Ssh! Don’t Tell”
Most employees do not think much about building their online presence and their personal brand. That is understandable. Twenty years ago it did not matter that you rarely used the Internet, but it does now.