NEXTCHAT: "Why Personal Branding Is Important for Career Development in HR"

If someone were to ask you to write what you believe your "personal brand" is today, what would you write? Are you excited about it? Does it really describe your character, personality and passions?

In today's competitive labor market, building a personal brand with a strong online presence is critical to your career, so it's important to prioritize and identify ways to get noticed inside and outside of the office. There is tremendous value in personal branding and in understanding -- and being able to communicate -- your value and what differentiates you from others in your field.

Whether you know it or not, people have a perception of you -- and you need to take control of that.

Join @weknownext on Twitter, or at 3 p.m. ET on 9/12 for #Nextchat with Jennifer McClure (@JenniferMcClure) of Unbridled Talent. We'll discuss the ways a busy HR pro can accomplish building their personal brand.

Q1. Why is personal branding so important for career development in HR?
Q2. How can developing a personal brand aid an HR pro’s career?
Q3. How can HR pros use social media to help create and promote their personal brand?
Q4. Is face-to-face networking still important to creating a personal brand? Why?/Why not?
Q5. What are the best ways that busy HR pros can develop a personal brand with limited time and on a limited budget?

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