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.
People react to a job search in a lot of different ways:some are excited, many are a bit anxious, some see nothing but opportunity, and yet others get frozen by analysis paralysis. Wikipedia defines this as a situation in which “the sheer quantity of analysis overwhelms the decision-making process itself, thus preventing a decision”. I [...]
Imagine that you are at your favorite restaurant. The waiter comes to take your order and you select a specific entrée, provide your cooking/garnishing preferences, and choose the side dishes. After a few minutes of pleasant table conversation, your waiter returns and hands you a plate – but it doesn’t contain what you ordered. Instead, [...]
It happens about this time every semester – grad students hunker down for midterms, group projects, interviews, leadership roles, and extracurricular activities – all important elements for a commanding GPA and desirable resume. But something has to go to make time – and the first thing to go is FUN. Let me tell you why [...]
Want to drive a Career Services professional crazy? Just register for workshops – and then don’t show up. This is easily the most frequent complaint at any industry gathering. Many of my peers see “no-shows” as exhibiting a lack of respect or entitlement. But I see it in a different way – I see it [...]
You (and 520 million other people) have watched the video on YouTube, making “Gangnam Style” the third most watched video ever. Maybe you can do the “horsey dance” or have seen people ranging from British Prime Minister David Cameron to Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt show off the moves. Who would have predicted a cheesy video from an [...]