Failure is a negative word. No one wants to fail. Many of us do all we can to avoid the risk of becoming ‘failures.’ But have you ever considered what ‘failure’ actually is? Let’s think about it from a different perspective - as another step in life that takes us towards whatever we do next. Related: Is Your Lack Of Confidence Holding Your Job Search Back? Not everything we do is going to work out exactly as intended. But if you are failing you must be the kind of person who is prepared to take some risks. And that means you are far more likely to ultimately achieve your potential. Failure isn’t the problem. Fear of failure is. You need to change your perspective and recognize failing can be the key to achieving success.
By now, you understand finding the perfect job requires more than simply writing a resume and posting it online. In fact, if you are going to take the “apply online” approach, you should spend no more than two hours per week at it. Less than 5% of jobs are ever posted online, so if you are going to find your next job fast you need to spend your time elsewhere. Related: What’s A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One? The successful and savvy job seeker will develop a compelling personal brand and spend 75% of their time (or more) promoting it. Here are seven key ways to promote your personal brand: