To stand out as an employee and as a job candidate, knowing what talents, abilities, gifts and skills (TAGS) you have to offer is vital. Do a self-assessment and really reflect on what unique value you bring to the table. Make a list off all your TAGS – don’t limit yourself here, just free flow with this. Need help with doing this – try the Skills Profiler on CareerOneStop.org’s site – http://www.careerinfonet.org/skills/default.aspx?nodeid=20
Then to help you determine what your unique value proposition is, pick the top three areas that you feel you excel in. As you reflect on those create a single sentence that encompasses those three areas. Yes, this can be tough – but it is worth it. Being able to brand yourself and stand out will make a difference. Here is a blog on personal branding I highly recommend following – http://www.thepersonalbrandingblog.com/
Remember to that the Career Services Team is here to assist you – just contact us!!