5 Questions to Help You Brand Yourself During a Job Search
Let’s look at how to brand yourself during a job search and interviews with only five key questions.
Answer the following questions to help you discover who you are and incorporate the answers into your job search and interview strategy so you successfully brand yourself:
1. What makes you tick?
(Think: Why have you been successful in your career?)
2. What can I deliver?
(Think: What are your specific and relatable examples of how you made contributions?)
3. How do I improve my work environment?
(Think: What are your greatest & relatable strengths?)
4. Why am I in demand?
(Think: What’s in it for the employer?)
5. Why should you hire me?
(Think: What will I contribute? Hint: See your answer for question 2)
Mark James, CPC is the founder and president of Hire Consulting Services (HCS), established in 1999. HCS is a highly customized executive outplacement and career coaching firm for executive level professionals. Recently published in 2018, Mark is the author of the best-selling book Keys to the C Suite: Unlock the Doors to Executive Career Path Success. He is equipped with over 25 years of experience in Executive Career Management Coaching, Outplacement and Executive Search Consulting. He has been a Certified Partner with Predictive Index® Behavior Assessments since 2016. He focuses on providing a proven and successful strategy and a structured process to fully enable his clients to conduct a professional job search campaign and with the singular goal of securing their next career opportunity in significantly less time it would take without a career coach. Clients gain a new perspective of their marketing value coupled with executing a strategic plan and closing the deal on their new role in their next job.