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When Employees Are Their Own Brands

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Mixing social media and job duties can be a win-win—or not. How professionals who cultivate their own online identity may pose a challenge for their companies, bosses and co-workers.
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Different Social Networks: personal vs. professional use [INFOGRAPHIC]

Different Social Networks: personal vs. professional use [INFOGRAPHIC] | Professional Development and Personal Branding | Scoop.it

The Mindset Divide – how people use different social networks is extremely interesting. In this infographic, we compare the use of personal and professional networks, and gain knowledge as to what some of the key differences are between how people engage, interact and use social media, whether for personal or business purposes.

A few key takeaways:


The emotions portrayed on personal networks include nostalgia, having fun and distraction – professional networks are concentrated on achievement, aspiration and success.People spend time on personal networks, where-as they invest time on professional networks.People use personal networks to socialise, whereas professional networks are used to search for career opportunities and stay in touch.Users expect personal updates on personal networks, and more career-based and current affairs updates on professional networks.


View the complete infographic for a better understanding of how personal and professional social networks compare and tips on how to optimize your social profiles to maximize results...


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Go Quantify Yourself: Five Lifestyle Metrics Entrepreneurs Should be Watching

Go Quantify Yourself: Five Lifestyle Metrics Entrepreneurs Should be Watching | Professional Development and Personal Branding | Scoop.it

Curated by Beth Kanter

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Being a networked professional means cultivating your network, but how do you measure your success?   Is social media and technology creating some productivity sappin bad habits?


Measuring can lead to knowledge. 


This article summarizes some apps and other tools from a site/movement called Quantified Self 


Time Use,  Networks/Relationships,  Sleep, Diet, and Mood.  Those last three are important to professional productivity and we so often ignore this  ...

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33 Social Media Career Tips [infographics]

33 Social Media Career Tips [infographics] | Professional Development and Personal Branding | Scoop.it

Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest and Google+ are all sites that are gaining popularity on the Web and employer know it, which is why it’s important to optimize Internet presence with some social media career tips.

As companies search for their next viable candidate, sifting through hundreds and thousands of resumes for the perfect one, a common deciding factor is their presence online. While it is important to make one’s presence known, some commit the seriously sinful acts online, consequently deterring any potential future with a company and even the dream job.

With a few online image-building tips and strategic planning, these infographics can help individuals fight off the status-sharing obsession as well as reveal what employers are looking for in candidates online-wise. The social media career tips also explain how people can Tweet, Like, Pin or Plus 1 to maximize hiring potential for their desired field...


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christa appleton's curator insight, February 18, 2013 2:50 AM

Social media has become an important vehicle for supporting the CV and therefore employability. Its important learners are educated about the importance of a postive online presence, Infographics are great for summing an idea visually making it easy to digest. 

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Success in a Connected World - Relationships, Visibility & Execution

Success in a Connected World - Relationships, Visibility & Execution | Professional Development and Personal Branding | Scoop.it

This infographic and piece is from Ross Dawson and what you'll find is a great framework for you to structure your business in a connected world.


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"For different people or organizations, there will be different priorities across the six elements of success in a connected world. However the real power comes when they are managed in combination to both generate and exploit opportunities.


The services referenced in the diagram are examples only, and there are many others in each category"


Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"


See full infographic and summary here [http://bit.ly/TvkIn8]


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