Author Archives: Mike Dwyer

Social Media For Personal Branding

Last week I was fortunate enough to be asked to speak at the first Chicago Social Media Breakfast.

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LinkedIn Poll: A Pay-It-Forward Success Story

I have been using LinkedIn as a business development, personal brand management, and recruiting and research tool for years.

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40 Days and Nights WITHOUT Facebook

We have our very own junior marketing ninja at Paladin by the name of Elizabeth Stiles. Ms.

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Paladin’s Marketing Ninja Guide

Challenge: I conducted an experiment to see exactly what effect I could produce with one blog and thirty minutes of time spent posting on social media tools.

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Paladin’s Guide to Networking in Chicago

Eating, drinking and networking your way to a new job for $25.00 a day!

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Creating Your Own Personal Brand: 1997 vs. Today

I’ve been in staffing for over nine years, four of which I spent working with mid and senior level marketers within Fortune 500 companies.

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Why Don’t We Change Our Name To Citigroup?

Unless you are a marketer at Citigroup and have received billions in bailout money from the Federal Government:  you have a lot of work to do in 2009.

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Social Media Tools for Executive Development

The Human Resource Management Association of Chicago teamed up with Deloitte to host the Young HR Leaders Summit last Thursday I was lucky enough to speak on a panel with…

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Chicago Innovation in Marketing and Social Media

Innovation from New York and Los Angeles? Sure, but what about Chicago?

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Your Personal Brand

I recently spoke to a great advertising and sales executive in NY. This executive had worked for multiple large advertising agencies and several start up organizations.

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