The Great Resignation and The Purple Parachute

Brand Career Management Newsletter August 2022 Hello Everyone,  We hope you’re enjoying your summer if you’re in the northern hemisphere. The warm weather might make you wish you didn’t have a job tying you down. Apparently, these feelings are becoming the norm. If you have been following workforce trends, you no doubt have heard and seen much about The Great … Read More

Championing equal pay with salary negotiation resources

Brand Career Management Newsletter – April 2022 Hi Everyone,  This is our first newsletter issue for 2022. As a reminder, our communications schedule has changed. This year, you will receive three career-related newsletters. The next two will be in August and December. I am also writing a monthly travel blog for those who sign up. If you would like to … Read More

Personal Branding and Career Videos

Brand Career Management Newsletter – November 2021 Hi Everyone,  November is Career Development Month and personal branding is a great career management tool so this issue will be devoted to resources and tips on how to share your brand. This is the last topic from the audience-generated, top twelve subjects we have been covering the past two years. As I … Read More

Résumés Again!

Brand Career Management Newsletter – September 2021 Hi Everyone,  We are about to enter another change of season. In my area, the warmth is coming to an end, but the pandemic lingers on. As summer winds down, it’s time to send the kids back to school (maybe). Also, take time to give your career some love because this is Update … Read More

Leveraging Your Strengths To Achieve Professional Success

Brand Career Management Newsletter – July 2021 Hi Everyone,  It’s summer in the northern hemisphere and it’s getting quite hot in my surroundings. With the pandemic easing in some places but getting worse in others, I hope you are safe and well wherever you are in the world. As you may know, since January 2020, I have been covering the … Read More

Celebrating Moms, Women and Leadership

Brand Career Management Newsletter – May 2021 Hi Everyone,  Happy Mother’s Day to all, and congratulations to new graduates taking the next step of their career journey! Our last issue was devoted to women in honor of International Women’s Day (IWD). This month we will continue to recognize women by saluting those who feel like a mother in some way. … Read More

Celebrating Women, #IWD2021 & a Free Event on Imposter Syndrome

Brand Career Management Newsletter – March 2021 Hi Everyone,  With the arrival of March, we will see a change of seasons. For many of us, that means spring is coming, and I, for one, am looking forward to warmer weather. March also brings Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (IWD). To celebrate ladies all around the world, this month’s … Read More

Happy New Year! Networking Advice and BCM Gift Cards

Brand Career Management Newsletter – January 2021 Hi Everyone,  BCM wishes you a Happy New Year! We hope that 2021 is better for everyone across the globe. With the new year, it’s a good time to reach out to folks to find out how they are doing (yes, this counts as networking!). With that in mind and the fact that … Read More

National Career Development Month and managing your career well

Brand Career Management Newsletter – November 2020 Hello Everyone, I know with so much going on right now, it can be hard to focus on your career, but you could say that managing it well is more important now than it ever was. November is National Career Development (NCD) Month and November 18th is NCD Day. To honor this holiday, … Read More

Update Your Résumé Month and BCM’s YouTube channel update

Brand Career Management Newsletter – September 2020 Hello Everyone,    Many things in the world have changed but one thing you can count on is that September is still Update Your Résumé Month. Even though many people claim that the résumé is dead, I believe it will always be a handy, and sometimes necessary, tool in your career management box. After … Read More

Times are changing, spotlight on LinkedIn and BCM turns 5

Brand Career Management Newsletter – July 2020 Hello Everyone,    As some places start the recovery process from COVID and unrest stirs throughout the US and the world, many people are trying to determine how they can be a part of the solution.  I urge you to read one of the most powerful blog posts I have read lately from Daisy … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day and Coping with Coronavirus

Brand Career Management Newsletter – May 2020 Hello Everyone, So much has happened since our last newsletter and we have all been affected by Coronavirus in some way. I hope that you are healthy and safe as you read this. We wish you and your families the best during these tough times. Just so you know, Brand Career Management is … Read More

Salary negotiations and tips for women

Brand Career Management Newsletter – March 2020 Hello Everyone, I hope January provided a great start to your new year! In honor of two significant and upcoming women-focused anniversaries, this March issue is devoted to salary negotiation with specific tips to empower women with this challenging task. The articles shared tie to this theme and the LinkedIn Tip of the … Read More

Interview Strategies and Advice

Brand Career Management Newsletter – January 2020 Hello Everyone, Happy New Year – I hope you had a wonderful holiday season! My gift to you was not sending an additional “season’s greetings” e-mail during the busiest time of the year.  Joking aside, I do want to take a moment to thank you for your ongoing support of Brand Career Management … Read More

Update Your Résumé and Take Our Reader Survey

Brand Career Management Newsletter – September 2019 Hello Everyone, It’s September, a time when we all experience a change of season and many people go back to school. This month also marks the third anniversary of this newsletter and it’s Update Your Résumé Month. To honor this “holiday” we will devote the LinkedIn Tip of the Month to Résumé Assistant … Read More

Branding Yourself: Tips and advice on how to do it

Brand Career Management Newsletter – July 2019 Hello Everyone, For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, I hope your summer is going well, that you are getting outside more and having an enjoyable summer. And while you’re relaxing, you might have some quiet moments to reflect on your brand. I’ve been thinking a lot about branding lately. Maybe it’s because … Read More

Happy Mothers Day

Brand Career Management Monthly Newsletter – May 2019 Hello Everyone, Happy Mother’s Day to everyone who feels like a mom! I know that my mom has helped my career immensely. Early on, she taught me an important lesson – that it’s never too late to start a professional career (in fact I wrote a post sharing this tip a few years ago).  … Read More

Happy New Year! National Mentoring Month and BCM Announcements

Brand Career Management Monthly Newsletter – 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 25th), … 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

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

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

Here’s to Your Success! Setting Goals for 2018 – January 2018

Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet Hello Everyone,Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season went well. Now it’s time to get rolling into 2018, so this issue is devoted to setting goals for the coming year.   I would like to share follow-up on one of my goals for 2017. In the MTS December 2016 issue, I made a … 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

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

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

Major LinkedIn Changes, Managing Your Career and Setting Goals for 2017

Happy New Year! Here’s to hoping each of you had a very happy holiday season. Welcome to the New Year! This issue of the MTS offers some resources for planning the year ahead in your career and life. What will you accomplish for your career management in 2017? Take time now to set some goals for yourself, while you still … 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