Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) December 5, 2007
In her recently published book, "Career Smart: 5 Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand" (http://www.CareerCoaching360.com/personalbranding.htm), career coach Sherri Thomas provides five (5) career success strategies for professionals and executives who want to accelerate their career. As an international speaker, career coach, and President of Career Coaching 360, LLC (http://www.CareerCoaching360.com), Thomas offers proven strategies, best practices, and lessons learned to help professionals reach their career goals by strengthening their personal brand.
"By implementing a few career success strategies," says Sherri Thomas, "professionals can more easily stand above their competition, put themselves in high demand with clients and employers, and achieve a more gratifying and enriching career. Those professionals who know how to showcase their strengths, talents and accomplishments are the ones getting the job offers, promotions and higher salaries. The key is knowing the value you provide and creating opportunities to work with people who recognize and appreciate that value."
Thomas's new book "Career Smart: 5 Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand" offers a 5-step plan to help professionals successfully manage their career, and includes:
1. Defining the five core ingredients that make you unique.
2. Sending the "right" message to strengthen credibility and manage perceptions.
3. Building strategic relationships with career influences who can advance your career, and the four (4) types of career influencers who MUST BE in your personal network.
4. Leveraging and creating opportunities to increase visibility and advance your career.
5. Developing a career dashboard to measure success.
The book provides personal marketing and branding strategies, as well as advanced career techniques to help professionals and executives take their career from ordinary to extraordinary. This book is for professionals who have been laid off, passed over for a promotion, unsuccessful in transitioning to a different role, company or industry, or just want to boost their professional image.
About Career Coaching 360 and Sherri Thomas
Career Coaching 360, found online at http://www.CareerCoaching360.com , was founded by Sherri Thomas in 2006. Thomas has more than 15 years of management and leadership experience, and has had a successful career in the media, public relations, finance, retail, high tech and professional sports industries. Recently, she served a four-year term as President for the American Marketing Association's (AMA) National Council. Among other events, Thomas recently spoke in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the Annual Marketing Seminar sponsored by the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, as well as the American Marketing Association's Annual Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois, the Arizona Power Women's Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Career Development Seminar in Dublin, Ireland.