You're anxiously awaiting your first day after nailing the interview and landing your ideal job. Skip to your start date at 7 a.m. and coffee spills on your white shirt, now pushing you one hour behind to your first team meeting. Or even worse, you've completely missed your first day because of a flight malfunction.
Employer branding is essential for companies looking to attract top talent and we recently touched on why it's going to be especially important in 2020.
But, like anything in life, employer branding has to be done well in order for it to be effective! There are certain mistakes that could make your employer branding efforts ineffective. Here are four of them:
Your resume is an amazingly important document. It not only speaks to your past accomplishments, but it also acts as a predictor of your future capabilities. However, your resume can't successfully complete this task if it isn't packed with quality information. This includes an outstanding personal branding statement.
In order to have a productive discussion about career growth with your manager, it is important for you to prepare and think through some key items ahead of time. You want to be in full control of your career path and the best way to do that is to approach your manager with confidence and conviction around your career growth goals.
To prepare for the discussion, start by answering some basic questions about yourself and your career: