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    Older People For Employees

    Even though the economy has improved lately, there’s still a large contingency of people who after long and successful careers find themselves not only blocked but also bewildered about their professional future because of their age. This is a serious problem because these people still need to provide for their families, and many are by …

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    7 Ways to Give Your Brand a Fresh Coat of Paint

    Brand Refresh What’s one tip for refreshing my digital brand without scaring away existing customers?

     The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start …

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    How Many LinkedIn Connections One Needs?

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    I’m a huge proponent of increasing the number of connections on LinkedIn. I voice that strong opinion every time I make a public presentation on a relevant subject or speak with anyone looking for advice on finding a job. At times, I find opponents to the concept, but mostly only up until I give them …

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    Make Meetings Matter: An Interview with Paul Axtell

    What is the most dreaded part of your work day? For many, it’s the seemingly endless stream of meetings to talk about other meetings that we have to set up. In the workplace, often times nothing gets done as a result of this bottleneck, which can stall progress for an organization and a career. Fortunately, …

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    David Grutman: Bartending in Aventura to the King of South Beach Nightlife

    Last week I got the opportunity to chat with David Grutman, one of the founding partners of Miami Marketing Group; the company behind the top Miami nightclubs LIV, STORY, and LIV Sun Life Stadium. Over the course of this interview we will get insight into moving up the ranks of South Beach nightlife, relationship management, …

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    Posted in Articles, Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, eBrand, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, events, Interview, management, Marketing, Media Branding, Networking, People, Personal Branding, Positioning, PR, Success Story, Success Strategies

    VA Secretary ‘Scandal’ ‘Tempest in a Teapot’

    I’m clearly on record as being a strong advocate for always telling the truth on one’s résumé, as well as when making any other statements or claims about one’s work history. (See Go Ask Brian: ‘Fudging’ Résumé Risky.) But in my opinion, the latest “scandal” involving VA Secretary Robert McDonald merely rises to the level …

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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 …

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    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 …

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    An Interview with Vincent Moore of the UCB NY Theater

    I recently had the privilege to sit down with UCB NY performer Vincent Moore. Vincent is a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater who currently performs on the Harold Team “Higgins”. You can see them perform Tuesday nights at the theater’s Chelsea location in Manhattan.

    Christian Roberts: How long have you been a performer …

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    Confessions Of A Casting Director: An Interview With Jen Rudin

    I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Casting Director Jen Rudin, author of Confessions Of A Casting Director. Jen has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry and provides insight on how to help actors have better auditions and work their strengths. From the pros and cons of the acting scene …

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