Shortly after this article was published I received a call from Lisa Cabot, who want to do a similar story/feature for the local ABC affiliate in San Francisco. After trading some voicemails, I got her on the phone and we chatted about Online Personal Branding and how it applies to jobs and careers. Continue reading Wall Street Journal Article
A recent article about the troubled Real Estate Profession bring to mind some of my previous experiences with the Real Estate and Financial Services. It seems that these two professions for years where many people who were unemployed or were people in career transition would make an attempt. Not a knock on the profession. More just an observation based on my experience.
I dealt with tons on newcomers to the business who were attempting everything and anything in order to get clients. I’m sure you have seen some of the gimmicks and chatzkies that would inevitably end up in your mailbox or on your fridge… from the flyswatters, to the magnets to the paper dispensers- the ubiquity of the industry and the professionals who worked it was apparent to anyone with a pulse. Continue reading The Troubled Real Estate Profession and What it Says About Online Personal Branding