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by Vault Careers | September 01, 2020


Although the year has progressed in a way that no one could have foreseen, our shift to remote work has meant that people are spending more time online than ever before. With the normalization of things like work from home and video conference meetings comes more time spent networking online as well.

For the millions of Americans searching for a job, networking platforms like LinkedIn are becoming more and more relevant. But how can you stand out amongst the rest when applying to jobs online?

Personal branding is a combination of your skills and experience that defines how people see you. If used right, personal branding can help you build recognition, improve your network, and give you access to more opportunities than ever before. Personal branding gives you the tools you need to stand out to recruiters and make your mark, especially in an age where remote job markets are so prevalent.

Take it from entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, who is just as famous as his mega-successful companies, Tesla and SpaceX. Musk is a personal branding mogul who has made his brands synonymous with himself and, in the process, made himself nearly a household name across the nation.

Looking to get started branding yourself? For a complete guide to making your mark with personal branding, check out the infographic below.