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How to Navigate the Online Job Search

It seems like every company is telling you to visit their website and apply online. Can you personally hand them your resume? Sure, but it’s best for you to see what opportunities are available and apply online. The truth is an electronic application and resume goes much farther than a paper one. In some cases [...]


Conquering Your Jabberwocky

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!” ~ Lewis Carroll (Through the Looking Glass) ____________________________________ Each of us struggles, in some way, with our journey to grow up and find our place in the world.  We may not want to admit it, but we have various insecurities, pressures, problems, and [...]


Advance Your Career with Community Contacts

You tweet. You’re on LinkedIn. You’ve got the online networking thing down. But what about offline? Are there some local networking opportunities to consider? Consider your everyday life. You shop, you vacation, and you dine out; in all of those situations, you are encountering people. Life is the original social platform–minus the 140 characters. I [...]


Who is Invested in YOUR Success?

Since my last post here I’ve had a lot of changes in my career, all for the better. This got me thinking about how some of these new opportunities came my way and I thought that might make a good post. A personal brand isn’t just about starting a blog, posting on twitter, and updating your [...]


Mobile Apps Help Job Seekers on the Go

You may be enjoying a cup of coffee as you read this post on your iPad. Or, you may be walking to class and reading it on a smartphone. Either way, it’s evidence that our society is becoming more and more mobile. In fact, it’s estimated that 77% of job seekers are using mobile devices [...]


Social Networks and Your Job Search (Part 3)

I started off by introducing some of the newer ways employers are using social networks in my first post, Social Networks and Your Job Search (Part 1). In my next post, Social Networks and Your Job Search (Part 2), I gave you some tips on what you can do with your profiles and networks to get [...]


Are You In My Circle? 5 Reasons Google Plus Is Great for Entrepreneurs

Still wary about committing your precious time to another network? Here are a few reasons it might be beneficial to jump into Google Plus


Standing Out During a Career Fair

Career Fairs can be challenging and overwhelming for students. At the same time, career fairs are great for students to find internships and permanent positions because there are so many employers in the same place at the same time. In order to ensure that you receive the most value from your career fair experience, consider [...]


Realize Your Full Potential

Are you a college student or recent grad who is ready to gain the clarity and confidence to unlock your full potential, so that you can live a life of meaning and purpose?  This week we received a great update from a live-your-dream-or-die-trying kind of gal who also used to be a part of our StudentBranding [...]


Online Application Forms – Hints, Tips and Tricks

[This post was brought to you on behalf of] Many large companies have recruitment sites online nowadays – rather than relying on CVs and job listings, they’re creating a hub through which keen applicants can learn more about their business, see what’s available in every region and at every level, and store their details so [...]


Are you learning everything you need to know?

Most students begin college thinking they’ll learn everything they need to know for their future careers in the classrooms on campus. While you’ll gain considerable knowledge learning facts and figures, theories and policies, you’ll also develop critical thinking skills, learn to work in teams, build leadership skills and begin to see the bigger picture as [...]

  • Dan Schawbel

    Dan Schawbel, the founder of the Student Branding Blog, is a world renowned personal branding expert, the international bestselling author of Me 2.0, as well as the publisher of the Personal Branding Blog.

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    Chelsea Rice is the editor-in-chief of the Student Branding Blog. She began her work for just before graduating from Boston University, where she studied journalism and minored in international relations.

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