Student Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel The Student Branding Blog, part of the Personal Branding Network, is the #1 resource for career and personal branding advice for high school, college and graduate students.
A career in criminal justice used to be relatively straightforward: You went to school to study for a degree in criminology or law; or you joined the police academy; or you took extensive tests to join the FBI or CIA. Those days of relative simplicity are far behind us. Criminal justice — like almost everything [...]
If you’ve decided to enter a helping profession, making a real difference in the lives of others is an important life goal for you. That’s great — society needs more people who are ready and willing to dedicate their lives to helping others. But there are things every aspiring teacher, social worker, psychotherapist, or human [...]
Finding the right career niche is crucial to both your personal happiness and your professional success. But it’s not always easy to find the “sweet spot” where you can translate your passion, goals, values, and strengths into a paycheck. First, you have to spend some time thinking about what’s important to you and what you [...]
Even though the unemployment rate is down and the economy is again vibrant, many Americans are still feeling the effects of the Great Recession, which was officially declared over in mid-2009. Young people are still struggling to find good jobs, and job security has dwindled in too many industries. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t [...]
Myths and misconceptions about social workers are abundant within the general population, even among those who have never really interacted with social workers before. As a result, aspiring young social workers may carry false beliefs about their chosen profession into their graduate school internships and beyond. Letting go of your misunderstandings about the social work [...]
For most Millennials, job security is something their parents enjoyed, but not something they can hope to obtain for themselves. But that’s not true if you’re one of the many young people interested in a criminal justice career. Job security is still a possibility in the criminal justice field, and so are great benefits. A [...]
This Post is Sponsored By RHL.org Believe it or not your personal brand in college starts in your dorm room. Between your residence hall bedding, room decorations and cleanliness (or lack thereof), there are plenty of identifiers people will use to determine your personality. All of the people around you may become potential contacts and possible [...]