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    3 Things Wannabe Writers Should Know About SEO

    As a wannabe writer or blogger, you may have heard the term “SEO” be bandied about without really knowing what it means.

    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization – essentially, making search engines display your web page high up on their rankings. Google (we could talk about other search engines, but let’s be honest, how …

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    5 Tips to Speed Up Your Writing Without Compromising Quality

    All good writers know that quality is an essential component of success. Without fresh ideas, engaging content and grammatical rigor, nobody is going to want to read, share or publish your content.

    Most bloggers and content writers also understand the merits of maximizing quantity. The more guest posts you can produce, the wider your exposure …

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    REACH OUT AND TOUCH SOMEONE — APPROPRIATELY!!

    Touch is human, has been for multi-thousands of years. Sure bad people do things in a bad way. That’s not what we are talking about here in the use of good, effective touch.

    Physical touch is a communication tool few people take advantage of. It can help you bond with people, not just communicate. Yes, …

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    Soft Skills in the Age of Automation

    For my first post of 2018 I wanted to start you off with three things that will help you more in your career than possibly anything else you’ve read in the past five years that I’ve been writing these posts.

    Let’s talk about soft skills.

    Soft Skills are critical for career success in the Age …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Gender Difference When Negotiating Salary

    For both genders, anxiety before the interview may be present, but studies show that women handle it better. Women adapt more proactively than men do. Women seek social support from colleagues and friends more than men do. And women are more prone to do mock interviews with those colleagues and friends more than men are. …

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    The Truth About Annoying Coworkers

    This week I want to share with you an interesting infographic titled “The Truth about Annoying Coworkers”. This infographic has shared with me by the graduate school at Olivet Nazarene University. Most of us work at least 40 hours a week and this means that we see our coworkers more than we see our family. …

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    Posted in Career Development, People, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    How to Choose Between Two Outstanding Candidates

    The need to choose between two outstanding candidates is an interesting and a desirable dilemma for employers. However, as an employer, you need to act fast and decide which one to hire. If you don’t know how to decide between the two, below you can find some ideas.

    Try to Find Out Who is More…
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    Do You Embrace Change?

    It was astonishing to learn that a previously successful speaker could not easily transition to the newer way of doing business. Ironically, the newer way includes being social online, and we all know that is no longer new. You can guess he is rapidly moving backward and doesn’t know what to do.

    “Recognizing a problem …

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    Posted in Career Development, entrepreneurship

    Develop Leadership Capability by Taking Responsibility

    Have you ever been in meetings where someone backs away by essentially saying ‘that’s not my job’ although it is? Taking responsibility for areas related to your job is essential for maintaining credibility. At the very least, offer to make an introduction to the person in charge. When you wish to advance your career or …

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    Admit It… You NEED Help

    For some the very idea of asking for help is tantamount to admitting failure.

    Hint: It’s NOT!

    There is no shame in asking for help.

    Whether it’s asking for directions or asking for clarification.

    Just Ask!

    When you ask for help you will stand out in your career. People will know you take the time …

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