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    Can a ‘Headhunter’ Help You? Maybe, Maybe Not.

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    When you hear the term “headhunter” what is the first thing that comes to mind? How would you describe what you think a headhunter is, what role he or she plays in the job market? Chances are, if you’re at all like the typical job hunter, here is probably how you would describe a headhunter:…

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    Posted in Career Resources, Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding, Recruitment

    Why Networking is an Overrated Career Tool

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    Critical thinkers are a dying breed and logic is becoming a lost art. Ironically, we have more access to information than any generation. Whether it be at the gym, office or on the couch, we can readily access information, however we question the validity of what we read and hear less and less.

    If I …

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    Genuine Friendships and Integrity in Nightlife with Jesse Waits

    I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jesse Waits, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of XS and Tryst. Waits led XS to repeat appearances as the number one club on Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100 list in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In the interview we cover topics such as relationship management, ethics, and event …

    Posted in Articles, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Interview, management, Marketing, Networking, People, Personal Branding, PR, Reputation Management, Skill Development, Social Media, Success Story, Success Strategies

    An Interview with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners. Rachel has been with the company for five years, and discusses the ins and outs of being a successful Casting Director in New York City.

    Christian Roberts: How long have you been a CD at Liz Lewis Partners?…

    Posted in Articles, Interview, Networking, People, tv, Video

    Use Pictures to Build Your Personal Brand

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    Pictures have the ability to tell our stories better than written word. A resume may list your volunteer work with a non-profit that creates urban gardens for low-income communities, but a picture of you, elbow-deep in earth, showing others how to plant vegetables is more likely to connect with future employers who value community-minded team …

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    Posted in Job Search, Networking

    Email is a Relationship and a Conversation

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    3 Tips to Get Started

    As a small business owner, you are always on the lookout for affordable ways to spread the good word about your business to potential customers. More importantly, you want to connect and maintain healthy relationships with customers, as this is how you guarantee good business referrals and word of mouth. …

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    Posted in Marketing, Networking, Personal Branding

    You, Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, and Seth Rogen?

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    “We made up all our lines,” Seth Rogen remembered of Apatow’s 2005 flick, “The 40-Year-Old-Virgin.” A lot of the stuff was just us talking to each other and trying to make each other laugh, knowing that we had the freedom to say whatever we wanted. It looks very natural, because we honestly didn’t know what …

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    3 Ways To Focus Your Networking For Success

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    Having to run a business can take someone through the mufti-tasking Olympics on top of being an emotional roller coaster.  How do you stay on top of all the marketing you’re doing?

    I hope you’re measuring your marketing.

    Be it for yourself as a personal brand or for your small business which is often an …

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    A Simple LinkedIn Strategy For Career Change Success

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    Ten years ago during the infancy of LinkedIn, I created my profile and waited to see what happened. You can guess, right? Nothing happened!

    At some point I realized that the system wasn’t producing any useful results for me. I was at a crossroads and had to make a decision. Should I give up and …

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    Posted in Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding, Skill Development

    Create A Simple Social Media Strategy In Fifteen Minutes

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    It’s a New Year and a new you! Or, at least, that’s what most of us are in the habit of saying. We create resolutions and set goals and are determined to follow through. However, somewhere around February 1, the new shine of the year wears off and, for most people, the commitment to achieving …

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