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Create your brand What about social media in your professional life? Talent Tampere Network is the great example and tool how to use internet channels in career development. You have to inform the world about your existence. Let them know that you are here, a talent with skills and potential, ready to work. Do not wait. Brand yourself!

Personal branding is similar to branding the product on the sales market. Basically, every product needs a strategy and specification, needs to be suitable to sales environment. The same is with you. You are the product on Finnish job market. You want to “sell yourself” for a job so you need your perfect sale strategy – job application. From this point of view, your interviewer is your client. You have to present the best product he has ever seen – you are this product, looking for the purchaser of your potential and talent.

*Brand yourself: create your own, consistent working profile, use the same professional picture and the same code of key-words representing your mark. *If you are actively looking for a job, let your friends and colleagues know about it. Do not hesitate to ask for advices and recommendations. Fortune favours the brave!

Recommendation system in Finland: In Finland recommendation system usually means that you either write the name and phone number of the person to your application, or you are asked that information in the interview. Thus, if you have any recommendations from your former supervisors or co-workers– add it to your application.

Read the Social media guide in Finland about online branding for job-seekers: www.businessculture.org/northern-europe/finland/social-media-guide/ Use the social networking tools: - LinkedIn (Talent Tampere Network) www.linkedin.com - Facebook Work in Finland, Tampere Allbright, Tampere foreigners - Orava.co www.orava.co

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