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    Growing your Network is your Job


    Everyone talks about networking.

    But who is doing it right?

    Is there a right way to network?

    Networking just to Network does NOT make Sense

    This is the title of an article I wrote for Entrepreneur Magazine. The point of the post was that when you network you should have a reason and a purpose. …

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    Networking Is Art and Science Combined


    Networking has two purposes: (1) to get you your next job, and if that’s not right now, (2) to prepare for when you need to. Networking is the most effective way to secure a job nowadays. Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads—human resources consultant to the largest companies in America—says that if you network your way into …

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    Do You Fail the Invisible Job Interview?


    Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but the Disney store is not. The miserable experience of that retail environment at Santa Monica Promenade in California is remarkable for its consistently angry retail clerks and harsh restrictions on purchase. Nothing about the Disney brand gets you ready for it.

    As a business owner and …

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    Posted in Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Feeling Nostalgic? How to Become a Boomerang Employee


    Not burning a bridge is taking on new meaning in the current job market as many companies are welcoming back former employees with open arms.

    With skill shortages and talent wars breaking out in many industries, companies are forced to overhaul their thinking.

    Consider this: a new survey of 1,800 human resources professionals by WorkplaceTrends.com …

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    Posted in guest post, Networking, Personal Branding, Skill Development

    3 Ways To Make Your Personal Brand Newsworthy


    Guest Author:  Phoebe Chongchua is a multimedia Brand Journalist who teaches: Think Like A Journalist, To Increase Your Bottom Line.


    Even in this era where we’re told the formula: EC=MC, ( “every company is a media company”) developing a personal brand that’s newsworthy and attracts traditional media attention has merit.


    But the question …

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    Posted in Networking, news, Personal Branding, tv

    What to Do with Labor Day Blues


    Going back to work after the Labor Day holiday brings up all kinds of feelings. It’s evocative of going back to school, after summer vacation. It’s the return to normal. Normal is not necessarily a good thing.

    The workplace is a lot like high school. It’s fraught with angst about being in or out, being …

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    Keep Sales Fluid Using These 5 tips


    If you have ever felt repelled by someone then you will appreciate the idea of magnetic communication. The style of attracting interest first in you and then in the business services you provide. The concept stems from observation of the demeanor of others and how welcoming they appear upfront.


    It is the facial expressions …

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    4 Simple Ways to Use Periscope for Business


    Periscope is the popular live video streaming app purchased by Twitter in March 2015. It’s the Instagram of live video streaming, offering users the opportunity to see the world through the eyes of someone else. Users have the capability to share their stories and perspectives to add value to their viewers in the form of …

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    5 ways to help yourself grow professionally


    Why does your growth and development matter? It’s essential to challenge and stretch yourself often, and not let yourself get stuck in a job where you don’t feel like you are growing or learning.

    There is more potential inside each person than even they know. In a fast-paced world with everyone wanting it now, in …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Education, Networking, Skill Development

    6 Ways to Search for New Job & Not Risk Current One


    If YOU ALREADY HAVE A JOB, BUT FEEL THE NEED OR DESIRE TO SEARCH FOR A NEW ONE, HOW IN THE WORLD WILL YOU EVER CONDUCT AN EFFECTIVE NEW JOB SEARCH WITHOUT UNDULY RISKING YOUR CURRENT POSITION? Admittedly, it takes some careful planning and precise execution, but it certainly is possible—if you go about it …

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