Perhaps one day the traditional resume will disappear as we know it today. Maybe LinkedIn or Google will replace it. Currently however, social media and Google mostly supplement resumes for some organizations. An online personal brand can either help or hurt a person’s chances of getting hired, landing a contract or sale, getting that book deal, being booked for a speaking gig and even getting into college. It doesn’t matter if you like it or not – it’s the world we live in today. Because of this you should actively sculpt your own brand so that it gives you the best chances for professional success.
Although the steps above are well known personal branding best practices, there are others left to be discovered. What techniques do you use?