Happy New Year! National Mentoring Month and BCM Announcements

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet – January 2019 Hello Everyone, It’s a new year with fresh beginnings and we’re very excited to announce some recent changes for Brand Career Management (BCM) below. However, before we get to that, I’d like to mention that January is National Mentoring Month (International Mentoring Day is on the 17th and #ThankYourMentorDay is on the … Read More

Happy Holidays! Job Search and Networking Tips for December

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet – December 2018 Hello Everyone, Happy holidays! No matter what occasions you honor this time of year, many people are celebrating. We send along seasonal wishes and hope you enjoy spending time with family and friends as 2018 comes to an end. An ongoing debate that continually comes up this time of year, is … Read More

Take Charge of Your Career Development; and More Tips for a Longer LI Headline – November 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,November is National Career Development Month in the US but no matter where you live, November can be a good month to start taking stock of your situation and set career goals for the coming year. Therefore, this month’s content focuses on career development issues.   Also, in the LinkedIn Tip of the … Read More

National Boss’s Day and Getting Along Better with Your Supervisor – October 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,Tuesday, October 16th is National Boss’s Day (in countries such as the US, Canada and Romania), so don’t forget to do something nice for your boss this month. It’s good to keep a strong relationship with your supervisor and the posts shared in this MTS issue are selected to help you do just … Read More

It’s Time to Update Your Resume and Your LinkedIn Profile

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet – September 2018 Hello Everyone, Happy September – I hope you’ve had a fun past few months. No matter where you are in the world, you’re likely seeing a change of weather. A new season is upon us and it’s time to get back into some familiar routines. One routine I suggest is conducting … Read More

Jazz Up Your Profile, and Make Smarter Connections on LinkedIn – August 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,I receive a lot of questions about making new connections on LinkedIn. Many people get stuck on what to say in their invitation, but personalizing your invitation can be the difference between someone accepting it or not. Don’t skip this step (and see the article below with some scripts for this)! There are … Read More

Interviewing Preparation Tips and Advice; Researching Companies and Potential Interviewers on LinkedIn – July 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,It’s summertime in the northern hemisphere, so I’m sure many of you are not thinking about interviews right now. However, please do remember that hiring happens year-round. In fact, some organizations do much of their hiring at this time, specifically, educational outfits looking to staff the next school year and companies on a … Read More

Happy Father’s Day, and LinkedIn’s New Profile Look

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,I receive a lot of questions about making new connections on LinkedIn. Many people get stuck on what to say in their invitation, but personalizing your invitation can be the difference between someone accepting it or not. Don’t skip this step (and see the article below with some scripts for this)! There are … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day & LinkedIn Trick to Expand Your Headline – May 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms out there (and to anyone who feels like a Mother in some capacity). In honor of this holiday, you guessed it. . .this issue is devoted to motherhood and careers. For the LinkedIn Tip of the Month, I share an exciting new discovery that could … Read More

Honoring Equal Pay Day; LinkedIn Salary Feature; and Salary Negotiation Advice – April 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,April is finally here, and hopefully it brings warmer weather to those of us in the northern hemisphere. April 4th brings us Equal Pay Day in the US. This is a very important topic and the more I learn, the more passionate I am becoming about the issue of equal pay.   One … Read More

Building Your Career and Confidence; International Business Tips; Creating LinkedIn Profiles in Other Languages; and FREE March 2 – 16 Webinars – March 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,As mentioned in the last issue, March is the month for International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the US. To honor these occasions, the articles in this issue will share stories about influential women in the US and around the globe. I hope this information inspires you to achieve greatness in … Read More

Honoring Women in Sports & Black History Month, and Free Virtual Series on Growing Confidence – February 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,The next few months you’ll notice that each MTS issue will focus on women, and incorporate topics related to official holidays. In February, we have National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Black History Month, so the articles in this issue will share achievements of women trailblazers and the stories of African … Read More

 

Time Management Tips for the Holidays and Beyond, and MTS Survey Results – December 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,December is a busy month for a majority of people and I’m sure lots of us are thinking “next year I’ll get a better handle on my schedule.” So, this issue is devoted to time management advice to help maintain productivity through the holiday season and into next year.   As promised, I’d … Read More

Honoring National Career Development Month, and LinkedIn Salary Feature – November 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,November is National Career Development (NCD) Month in the US. In line with that, this issue is devoted to career development / management related content.   Also, in honor of NCD month, Brand Career Management is offering 20% off of all career services delivered by November 31, to any individual client who mentions … Read More

Entrepreneurship, and BCM’s 1st Annual Reader Survey – October 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.This issue is devoted to entrepreneurship so the articles, resources and LinkedIn Tip of the Month will all reflect that theme.   As an entrepreneur myself, I have learned that you need to know your audience and listen to their feedback, so I’d like to get yours. September marked the one-year anniversary of … Read More

Time to Update Your Resume, and Searching Connections on LinkedIn – September 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,September is Update Your Résumé Month, so I encourage you to take a look at yours to see what has changed since the last time you reviewed it. It’s a great idea to take a peek at your résumé every so often, even if you don’t have an urgent need for it to … Read More

This summer get your LinkedIn on, and Creating Your Career Clarity -August 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.I hope your summer is going well and that you have taken some time to relax, be outside and enjoy the sunshine. To help you continue to do more of those fun things, I’ll keep this issue short.   In preparation of September being International Update Your Résumé Month, I’d like to get … Read More

Seek Ways to Enhance Your Work / Life Balance; Enhance Your Background / Cover Image on LinkedIn (LI) – July 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.Well, as you can imagine, it’s been a hard month. I want to thank everyone who wrote to me and sent emails and cards, to let me know they were sending comforting thoughts to my family after recently losing my Dad. As I’ve said before, I am grateful for having had my Dad … Read More

Happy Father’s Day, Fatherhood and Careers; and Get More Recommendations on Your LinkedIn Profile – June 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.Happy Father’s Day to all of the fatherly folks reading this! In keeping with this theme, the links shared in the articles below focus on fatherhood and careers. In this issue, I’d also like to honor two very important father figures – Dick Bolles (often called the grandfather of career counseling) and my … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day, Motherhood and Careers – May 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.May brings colorful flowers and a very special holiday. Happy Mother’s Day to every mother figure reading this! I am lucky enough to be spending May 14th with my Mom and I’d like to briefly share her story because she is such an amazing woman. After getting married at the age of 18, … Read More

An International Focus on Jobs, Careers and Our LinkedIn Tip of the Month – April 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.This issue, I’d like to take an international view on jobs and career management, so I’ve shared some of the global posts I’ve read lately. Learning about other cultures has always interested me, and I love when that interest collides with my profession.   As we move into April, I have to be … Read More

Ways to Improve Your Profile Picture and Career Management Tips for Women – March 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.Unbelievably, it’s already March. Have you started working on some of your career goals for the year? If not, start this month and you can still make great strides in 2017.   As you may know, March celebrates International Women’s Day (March 8th). Because of this, I’ve filled this issue with links, resources … Read More

More on LinkedIn Changes and Ways to Give Your Career Some Love – February 2017

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.Welcome to February, which bring us Valentine’s Day and the theme of romance. In that regard, this issue will share some ideas to give your career some love. I always say that nobody will ever care about your career as much as you, so it’s up to you to keep the flame alive. … Read More

New LinkedIn Job Search Feature, Career Management, Time for a New Job? Holiday Job Search Tip -December 2016

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Happy Holidays.At this time of year, we often reflect about many things, including our jobs and our career satisfaction. It is good to ask ourselves every so often, am I happy in my job? Am I good with where my career is going? If not, it’s time to take some action – or at … Read More

Viewing LinkedIn Profiles Anonymously, Blogging and More – November 2016

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.In the US, it’s the month of Thanksgiving so I am going to share some thanks. All of the technology for the MTS is working well now (thanks to CVNI who handles these technical tasks), and I thank all of you who replied back after the October issue and continued to share positive … Read More

Edit your LinkedIn URL, Optimize your Job Search, Live your Dreams – October 2016

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone.Wow! I was overwhelmed by all of the positive responses to my first Monthly Tip Sheet (MTS). Thank you for your great feedback. I really appreciate the support and inspiration! Please continue to share any feedback and I will continue to send these monthly communications, trying to keep the content at a manageable … Read More

Inaugural Issue of Paula Brand’s Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet – September 2016

HAPPY (almost) LABOR DAY!This is Paula Brand saying “Welcome” to the inaugural edition of the Monthly Tip Sheet. If you are receiving this, we have had some previous contact, you follow my blog or you signed up to receive my proposed monthly newsletter. Brand Career Management only wants to send this to people who want it.… Read More