Link Roundup 9/18/2013

Career Personal Branding for Introverts.  Some advice if you’re introverted that’s rather nice, straightforward, and smart. Psychology Do our children have a play deficit?  An interesting thought.  I think fandom often plays a role in being, well, play for people. … Continue reading

The Job Search: Start Judging Yourself

Lately, when I talk to people about their job searches, it seems that a lot of them are worried they're being labeled in their job searches by recruiters.  They worry these labels are at best limiting, and at worst, detrimental.  … Continue reading

Personal Branding For Progeeks #4 – Putting It To Use

So you've figured out your personal brand as a professional geek. Now, how do you actually use it and communicate it? My philosophy of this is pretty simple – you have a core way to define yourself and refer to … Continue reading

Personal Branding For Progeeks #3 – Kinds of Progeeks

Last column I discussed brainstorming techniques to help you come up with your "Progeek Personal Brand".  It was a case of self-examination and defining yourself with less and less words so you got a good handle on how you want … Continue reading

Persona Branding For Progeeks #2 – Finding Your Brand

Last week I discussed just why Personal Branding is important for geeks in their careers – and in some ways more important than usual for information-driven folks like ourselves.  So the question comes down next – how do you do … Continue reading