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  • Wolverine Career Boot Camp: Getting the Best YOU on the Market Angela Hills Senior Vice President BlessingWhite
  • What is a Brand?
    • Image?
    • Reputation?
    • All in the marketing?
    • A promise to be delivered on?
    • A way to differentiate?
    • A perception of value?
  • Personal Branding
    • You, Inc.
    The public expression and projection of an individual's identity, personality, values, skills, and abilities.
  • Maximum Satisfaction Maximum Contribution Coasting / New Burn out / quit Quit & stay JOB JOB Organization Success Values, Goals, Strategy Success Values, Goals, Strategy YOU, INC.
  • Managing You, Inc.
    • Review and assess your current situation
    • Confirm Expectations and goals
    • Assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges
    • Explore ideas for moving forward
    • Take Action! Market YOU!
  • It all starts with knowing how you define success
    • Complete as many choices as possible
    • Are you . . .
    • More like ____ or ____?
    • 2 minutes
  • Choices Discussion
    • Exchange Papers with a partner.
    • Alternate items and ask:
    • Listen; take notes;
    • don’t compare.
    • 5 minutes
    K 6-2 “ You’re more like ___ than ___ . Why?”
  • Choices…Choices…Choices
    • In the middle section, check any values you feel may be important to your partner.
    • Look for themes.
    Achievement __ Family __ Order __ Fame __ Loyalty __ Wisdom __ 2 minutes    
  • Choices…Choices…Choices
    • Consider which values dominated the discussion (not only what he/she said, but how).
    • Guess 3 of your partner’s values and write them in the box.
    • Return books.
    • Discuss your reasons for your guess.
    • 5 minutes
  • What makes YOU stand out?
  • Your Brand = Your Strengths
    • Technical Skills
    • Organization & Job-specific Skills (“know-how”/“know about” skills)
    • Process Skills (planning, managing, communicating, working with others)
    • “ Build on Strengths. Think about what you’re good at. How can you do more of it and how can you do it better? If you work only on weaknesses, you’re going to die one of these days a perfectly mediocre human being.”
    • - Buck Blessing, Co-founder of BlessingWhite
  • Considering Options
    • What are your top three personal goals?
    • What limitations do you have?
      • Travel?
      • Relocation?
      • Compensation?
      • Hours?
      • Education?
    • What skills would you LOVE to have in a job?
  • Explore Ideas for Moving Forward
    • Find a coach, mentor, or supporter (at least one!)
    • Seek help in testing your ideas, confirming your perceptions, and keeping you focused
    • Consider all options and ideas, no matter how unrealistic they sound at first
    • No matter the pressures, maintain focus on You,Inc.
  • Take Action
    • Seek jobs that fit you, not the reverse
    • Leverage your network – a brand is created by word of mouth
    • Consider whether you are using all channels to promote You, Inc.
      • Media
      • Networks
      • Presence
    • Trust – in yourself, others, and the world in general
  • The New “Normal”
  • Thank You and Go Blue! Angela Hills 800-222-1349 x 8175 [email_address]