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    4 Simple Ways to Use Periscope for Business

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    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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    How to Brand Yourself to the Top

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    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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    6 Tips for Connecting Well Online

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    As time passes, and comfort increases with being online, it’s good to expand your expertise by attempting new strategy. Upon willing to take a risk “to see what happens” you just might be pleasantly surprised. And in the process the reward is likely to be meeting remarkable people. Even better, as confidence increase, you may …

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    Strategic Partnerships Propel Career Professionals and Entrepreneurs

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    A nearly universal American high school experience is hearing a high school math teacher brag about the subject of math being far superior to English because, “math does not have exceptions like the English language; one plus one always equals two.”

    Higher level math teaches us that, in fact, one and one does not always …

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    Three Tools Will Give You A Huge Competitive Advantage

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    80% of open positions are never advertised, according to BH Careers International. Additionally, business owners often obtain lucrative company contracts through personal and professional connections. As a professional, your most valuable asset is your network. A strong network can mean the difference between a plethora of opportunities or long periods of stagnation.

    Signs of a…
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    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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    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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    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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    Attract New Leads with a Professional Gmail Signature For Your Personal Brand

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    In the what is now the long era of email correspondence surpassing snail mail correspondence, it is important to connect your personal brand to your contacts in a way that is professional and inviting. Think of it as your online stationary.  In order to keep your business emails from being missed you need to take …

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    Give Your Personal Brand More Visibility with Blogging

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    Having a great website and social media marketing strategy for your brand is a good start to building an audience. But in order to effectively build a list and establish authority in your market, it is important to have a consistent flow of content.

    Does your personal brand need a blog? Whether you are just …

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