Seeking a job in digital marketing? There are things young people or recent college grads can do in the absence of professional work experience. Check out this article from Databox where I shared my advice, “No Degree Needed: Do These Things to Get a Job in Digital Marketing.”
From the article:
Beth Adan of NisonCo agrees, which is why they recommend that “all PR-hopefuls to treat their job hunt like doing PR for themselves.”
“Brand yourself by creating a personal website or portfolio where you list relevant experience and professional skills/accomplishments. Grab your online domain (example http://www.YourName.com) and create a brand for yourself – make sure your resume, social media, and application material are consistent with your personal brand, right down to colors and images chosen.”
“Even if you don’t have vast work experience, you can still stand out from other applicants simply with your personal branding. When faced with a well-branded, professional applicant, recruiters will take notice and advance you to the interview stage – they are looking for people who go above and beyond,” Adan adds.
Read the full article here.