Disclosure: This post and the chat are sponsored by Secret Deodorant (but written by your regular blogger Kat Griffin).
Thank you so much to everyone who turned out for the Twitter party #CareerChat yesterday — we had some great discussions with Secret’s Career Confidence Coach Nicole Williams. Nicole gave us insightful advice on the topic of personal branding, how to get your LinkedIn profile noticed, what to wear to client dinners, how guys can show personality in a suit, whether perfume is ok at the office, and more. Additionally, four lucky participants won a Secret “#BeFearless in ’14 prize pack” — congratulations, ladies!
Some of my favorite discussions from the hour-long conversation are below…
Nicole had a great take on how NYFW differs from office style:
I did not know that your LinkedIn profile is 11x more likely to be looked at if there’s a photo — perhaps we should revisit the post on corporate headshots? Readers, do you have a photo on your profile? (For more career confidence advice and inspiration, visit Secret’s LinkedIn page: http://bit.ly/1fawdZQ.) [Read more…]