“I am highly impressed by Dan’s professional, results-oriented approach and his personal commitment to meeting and exceeding client objectives.”– Former EVP of Marketing & Sales, Holland America Cruise Lines
As an entrepreneur, Schawbel has founded three companies between the ages of 18 and 31. When he was 18, he launched a website development firm called “DS Consulting”, where he designed websites for small businesses. When he was 27 years old, he launched “Millennial Branding”, which started out as a personal brand coaching business and later became his speaking and consulting company focused on helping companies better engage with his generation of millennials. When he was 31, he launched “WorkplaceTrends.com”, a research and advisory membership service for HR professionals, that was acquired by Future Workplace after only ten months. Now, with Workplace Intelligence, Dan seeks to uncover the biggest trends impacting today’s workplace, distilling the most important insights to leaders around the world. Dan’s passion to add value, build connections, and make an impact on the world drives his entrepreneurial endeavors.
Founded on January 30th, 2010, Workplace Intelligence (formerly Millennial Branding) is an award-winning thought leadership and research agency focused on the world of work. We help companies, and their executives, tell their workplace story in a meaningful, relevant, and impactful way using primary data, insights, and interviews. We work with our clients to develop, publish, and promote content that generates publicity and marketing leads, and positions them as industry leaders. We’ve worked with leading companies like Oracle, Deloitte, Amazon, and American Express to conduct dozens of research studies that have impacted the future of work.
“Workplace Intelligence never fails to amaze me with their passion, intensity, commitment to quality, and relentless focus on achieving the desired results and delivering the best value for their clients.”– SVP, Oracle Cloud HCM
Acquired by Future Workplace on October 29th, 2015
Founded on January 12th, 2015, WorkplaceTrends.com is a research and advisory membership service for HR professionals. We have a large database of research covering all aspects of HR, from recruiting to employee benefits to training and development. Through our primary research studies and collection of secondary surveys, we are following the most important trends and then sharing them with our member companies as they happen. Our corporate members have access to a wealth of knowledge at their fingertips, with real actionable advice. Our goal is to help our members prepare for the future of work, today.
“It saves me time from doing my own research.”– Chief Human Resource Officer, Intuit
Personal Branding Blog
Acquired by Readwrite on June 5th, 2019
Founded on March 1st, 2007, PersonalBrandingBlog.com is the #1 source for personal branding advice, tips, and inspiration online. It’s a Forbes ”Top Website for Your Career” and ranked as the #1 Job Blog by CareerBuilder. Over 6,800 blog posts have been read by over 5 million people in 228 different countries. Content from the blog has been syndicated by major media outlets including Yahoo!, AOL, Biz Journals, Glassdoor, Small Business Trends, Business2Community, Young Entrepreneur Council, The American Marketing Association, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Business Insider.
“Ongoing tips on marketing yourself”– CareerBuilder.com
Advisory board positions
Workforce Institute at Kronos
The Workforce Institute is a think tank that helps organizations drive performance by addressing human capital management issues that affect both hourly and salaried employees. Through education and research, we empower organizations with practical ideas for optimizing the 21st-century workplace. My role as a board member is to provide the millennial perspective on the trends that are impacting the 21st-century workplace.
“Dan is a great partner and collaborator.”– Senior Marketing Director, Kronos
EMERJ, based in Israel, is an on-demand internal employee mentoring platform that connects employees to the most relevant mentors, right when they need advice but without the logistics. Establishing a culture of mentoring is one of the best ways of engaging and retaining employees.
Merged with Remote.com
branded.me is a personal branding platform that enables professionals to brand themselves through personal websites. Our platform automates the process of building a personal website through pulling relevant information from Linkedin and generating beautiful, mobile-friendly websites in seconds. branded.me empowers users to take control of their online brand and showcase their skills, work experience, personality, and more.
“Dan has been a tremendous help and we wouldn’t be where we are without him.”– CEO, branded.me
Freelanship.com connects people looking for professional work experience with companies looking for quality, affordable freelancers. Freelanship believes internships should be financially feasible and provide valuable major-related experience.
“I really value his time and guidance.”– CEO, freelanship