4. Build your personal brand within your company

A company's brand helps to communicate its value proposition and stand out from the competition.  A personal brand does the same for individuals, helping to communicate a unique identity, and clear value to potential employers and hiring managers. 

If no one in your company knows about your accomplishments, they may not distinguish you. It’s important for you to have an edge that helps you stand out from others. Be as vocal about what you do and how important your work is to the company as a whole.  

Building a successful career is not just about ramping up experience, you also need tobe able to show your impact within a business. Whether you want to advance internally or convince a new employer of hiring you, having a strong presence within your business can open doors internally and externally. 

  1. By saying yes to relevant opportunities - when projects come your way ensure that you take them. This will help demonstrate your strengths and build your reputation. 

  2. Speaking up in meetings, being heard. 

  3. Showcase your ability to help your wider team and company. 

  4. Share your voice with influencers & engage with what your company is saying. 

Advice from DSJ Global: Your personal brand helps you stand out to recruiters by creating a unified and succinct summary of who you are and what you can do. Our consultants can help you build your personal branding by helping you set a clear career path and goals.