You are going to spend the rest of the day humming this beloved song from the Sound of Music in your head like me aren’t you? Today I want to say thank you to just of few of my favorite bloggers for their insites and inspiration they have instilled in my personal and professional life.
Diane Gottsman: Modern Manners and Etiquette Expert. Diane is also the owner of the Protocol School of Texas and author of Pearls of Polish. The devil is found in the details of life. Diane’s excellent advice stomps the devil out of poor manners and elevates professional etiquette to help today’s career manager truly excel. Diane’s guidance helps readers learn how to positively stand out in business by simply demonstrating respecful manners. Please follow Diane via Twitter @dianegottsman
The Savvy Intern by YouTern Anyone seeking an internship or seeking to hire an intern must subscribe to the Savvy Intern sponsored by YouTern. I found this blog of resources by following a Twitter chat recommended to me by a colleague. #InternPro can be found each Monday night. In addition to the chat, please add this blog to your daily reads to receive targeted advice concerning the internship job search. Please follow YouTern via Twitter @YouTern
Keppie Careers by Miriam Salpeter Social media heavily factors into an effective job search. In addition to reading Miriam’s blog, please search for her on the US News career blog. Creating a professional and branded online presence has become a key strategy for a successful job search. In addition to her overall stellar career coaching accomplishments, Miriam provides the best social networking guidance for job seekers and career managers. While visiting her website, please take a close look at the career books she has authored and co-authored. You can also follow Miriam via Twitter @keppie_careers
Bottom Line Ethics by Dr. Michael Shaub. Dr. Shaub is a professor here in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M. This authentic blog catches the eyes and hearts of each reader covering numerous topics that center around the same subject: Ethics! I invite you to read Dr. Shaub’s insights into the varying subjects and news events. I am amazed at the numerous POSTIVE comments he receives for each blog entry. His former students can easily be labeled as his fans. I promise you will subscribe and look forward to the journey of each blog post. Bottom Line Ethics will entertain you and teach you life-long lessons that you will never forget. You can find Dr. Shaub on Twitter @mikeshaub
Personal Branding by Dan Schwabel If you struggle with answering the question “Tell Me About Yourself” then you cannot afford not to check out Dan’s blog and resources. His book, Me 2.0, outlines a four step process towards creating an effective and results-driven brand for individuals. You can find Dan featured in numerous networks and blogs. Dan is a GenY expert; however, his message crosses generations. Please follow Dan on Twitter @DanSchawbel
I could go on and on listing other blogs and resources, but I thought I would limit my list today. This list of five excellent resources will provide information and guidance with etiquette, internships, social networking, ethical behavior, and branding. Best wishes!