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    Stand Out in Your Email to an Employer

    Hiring managers are inundated with resumes. Before opening a resume, they critique the email that it comes with. This means your email address, your written communication, your spelling, and your attitude are all evaluated, before they even look at your resume.

    In reading Lazlo Bock’s NY Times Best-selling Book, WORK Rules, I learned some valuable …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Social Media, Workplace Success

    Communication is Key to Winning

    Everyone could use a little help with communications skills from time to time. The same is true for the work environment. Since we all have limited time to communicate, we should try to make the best of it.  When you talk with people, you define your relationship with them.  Choose your words carefully and you …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, management, People, Success Strategies

    5 Smartt Tips for College Students

    5 SMARTT TIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

    Getting the right job when you’re done with college starts during college. You’re competing against your college grads for those jobs!  How do you secure the job you want and beat the competition?  Here are my top 5 recommendations to get that job offer.  SMARTT TIPS!

    During college, work!…
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    4 Key Principles to Hiring The Right Candidate

    Hiring the wrong candidate gets costly. From costs incurred by drops in productivity, to reputation costs, hiring the wrong candidates can set your business back in deep and lasting ways.

    Being in the staffing industry for 13 years now in the high volume clerical and light industrial sectors, I’ve seen my fair share of right …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Interview, Job Search, management

    Building Trust at Work

    Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or you work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Trust is essential to maintaining the company’s brand as well as supporting a healthy and fun work environment.

    Here are five tips …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, management

    Attitude Edition: The 5 things that can help you succeed

    The Five Things That Can Help You Succeed: the Attitude Edition

     

    The information is ubiquitous: our attitudes color how we see the world, how we respond to stimuli, and can even affect our health. So how can we cultivate the kind of attitude that helps us succeed at work? Here are five attitude factors …

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    7 ways to WOW your customers

    At a recent outing in San Francisco, I stopped at Burberry to shop. Most experiences I’ve had shopping at places have been OK, some great; but rarely do I have an experience where I need to tell the world just how spectacular it was.

    By providing over the top, knock your socks off service to …

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    Win in Business like the Golden State Warriors

    I was born a Warriors fan. Having grown up in the Bay Area and in a household where sports were watched, played, and avidly discussed, the local teams were always a favorite. With basketball and specifically the Warriors, there was always a special feeling about watching them. From the Chris Mullin days to the Chris …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Marketing, Media Branding, Personal Branding, Social Media, Success Story

    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

    How to Brand Yourself to the Top

    If you want to get to the top of the career ladder, you need to build your brand!

    Being in the staffing industry, I’ve interviewed hundreds of people and am amazed by how many people tell me they want my job straight out of high school or college with no experience and no reputation. They …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Networking, Personal Branding, Social Media, Success Strategies
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