Personal Branding

I got a job

Official announcement: I got a job! I’m working at Cospace. More later. I have lots to talk about, but I’m eyes deep in all the super exciting stuff we have going on. If you’re in Austin come check us out. If you’re some place else and interested in co-working check out our site or send […]

Stories of a jobseeker vol. 3: Learn something

There’s not much positive you can take from a job search, especially one that goes on for an extended period of time. It’s often an endless roller coaster ride of emotions and highs and lows. More often than not, the lows linger if you let them. Your time is most often spent searching for and […]

TalentNet Live Dallas. My overall takeaway: authenticity is key.

If you follow me on Twitter at @marcmapes then you probably saw my flood of live tweets from TalenNet Live Monday, April 2nd at the JCPenney headquarters in the Dallas area. I should probably apologize for over-tweeting, but I’m not going to. There was a ton of awesome material being dispensed and it needed to […]

Personal(ity) Branding – 5 tips from a newcomer

I know it’s hard to believe, but personal branding did not start with Seth Godin, Dan Schawbel or William Arruda. According to Wikipedia the concept of personal branding was first introduced in 1937 in the book Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill in which he spoke about the “ways and mean of marketing personal […]