Branding for Landing (9/16/17)
Branding for Landing
- Are you over thinking how to get that job?
- Did you know there are essentially two steps to getting a job?
- What does it take to stand out in the world of work?
Everyone has a personal brand. The question is, does your brand accurately represent who you are? It serves to reason that a strong brand is preferable to a weak one. In this session, Alex Freund, The Landing Expert, shares how to create a strong, compelling brand that will have companies wanting you for the position.
Companies spend millions every year building their brands. They are carefully crafted and vigorously defended. You need to put the same effort into your brand.
Looking at the job search process, hiring managers and human resource officials determine evaluate you quickly and based on few inputs. The good news is you have the opportunity to stand out.
Delivering your brand clearly and consistently is just as important, but first you need to understand what a brand is and isn’t. Alex explores “branding” and the art of creating a distinct brand for yourself. He will share which variables are most often used by Human Resources determining whether to call you in for an interview or not.
So whether you want to learn how create your own brand, become known in a new career field, or attract interviews, it may boil down to the quality of your brand.
During this event, you will:
–Look at the concept of brand is (and isn’t)
–Explore what it takes to build your awesome brand
–Learn what it takes to be the candidate
–Be taught how to position yourself to hear “Yes. It’s you we want.”
–Examine determinants of your brand
–Gain valuable insights to landing a job and doing the “happy dance”
- Saturday, September 16th, 2017 – Monthly Meeting
- FREE! All are welcome.
- Address: St. Gregory the Great Community Parish Center (rear of the parking lot), 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, New Jersey, 08690. Directions Website
UPCOMING 2017 MEETINGS
- September 16 “Branding for Landing” featuring Alex Freund
- October 21 “The Job Seeker’s Checklist” featuring Valerie S. Williams
- November 18 Abby Kohut
- December 16 Holiday Potluck Networking
ABOUT the CAREER SUPPORT GROUP (at St. Gregory the Great)
For 10 years, we have been a dynamic support group where job seekers and jobholders connect to move forward in their careers and where participants are willing and committed to providing help to one another in the job search process. We generally meet on the third Saturday of the month at 8:30am. Our meetings are FREE and primarily geared toward professionals. All are welcome including those actively seeking new positions, considering a career change, graduating or re-entering the market, and those who just want to stay abreast of current trends. We are an active, non-denominational group serving the greater Hamilton, Robbinsville, Princeton, Plainsboro, Freehold, the Windsors, the Brunswicks, and surrounding NJ/PA areas. www.careersupportgroup.org
Known as the “Landing Expert,” Alex Freund has focused throughout his career on helping people land new positions or promotions. A former director with Fortune 500 companies, such as Honeywell, Sanofi and Tyco International, Alex has been personally involved in the hiring of hundreds of people. During the past eight years as a career and interviewing coach, he has helped more than 600 clients across different industries and job levels succeed in the interviewing process. Prominent in several on- and off-line job-search networking groups, Alex frequently presents and conducts workshops on effective resume development and LinkedIn use in the job search process. In addition, he teaches a career development seminar and he writes a widely published blog specifically designed for job seekers. Alex is a graduate of Cornell University, has lived on three continents and speaks five languages. Alex maintains and publishes The Landing Expert List, a free directory of job-search networking groups via his web site at www.landingexpert.com.