5 ways to use social media to promote your personal brand

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Identify your values

What are the things you stand for, no matter what? What are your pet peeves – the things that irritate you if they aren’t done right? Answer these questions to help you pinpoint what you value.

Promote your strengths

 What is it that you do better than others? Are you a fast learner, or can you recall information at the drop of a hat? Put these points out there on your social media pages, so potential employers can have a better understanding of what you have to offer.

Ask for feedback

Approach friends, family and employers for feedback on your character and performance. They’ll give you information to help you know where you excel and where to improve.

Research companies

 Your next employer is on your fingertips. So now start researching about them and what it is that they’re looking for in a candidate. See if the company culture and their values are in line with yours. 

Positive feeds

Make sure your post and what you write on social media accounts represents the person you want your future employers to see. It isn’t just Twitter anymore so make sure your profile is positive and be responsible.



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