This is why I like branding statements. This short sentence that sits atop your resume boils down who you are and what you are about in easy to understand language. While the main purpose is to allow a potential employer to be able to view you in a certain position, an added benefit is that the writing of the statement gives you an excuse to really spend some time thinking about your own talents and goals. Additionally, you can add your brand to all of your social media profiles to create a unified presentation of yourself.
Another added benefit of thinking long and hard about what you want from your career is that it will save you time in the long run. You won't waste time looking through or applying for positions that really are not a good match for you. Better to focus on jobs that will get you where you want to go than to create a career composed of regular job hops.
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I seem to remember a pretty smart person once said that the most import thing was to "know thyself." Sounds like good advice to me.
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