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    Background Checks? These 7 Guidelines Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

    Failing background checks is a big concern for many job-seekers but that doesn't have to be the end of the road. Here are seven suggestions.

    Right now, failing background checks is a major concern for many. Last year’s pandemic has so many people out looking for work, many with lingering financial issues.

    Let’s face it…2020 was a year of tumult, boredom, and hysteria. It was a time of great uncertainty. Millions went through layoffs or applied for unemployment benefits. Others …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, Networking

    8 Ways to Build a Solid Referral Program

    8 Ways to Build a Solid Referral Program

    Many successful businesses are built on the backs of solid, scalable referral programs. These enterprises don’t always make headlines and may not even have great name recognition, except among those lucky enough to be referred. 

    But they succeed all the same because their referral programs are powerful, cost-effective lead-generation channels. Unlike the mass media advertising …

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    Mastering the Art of Networking: A Professional’s Guide

    Mastering networking will require stretching yourself, perhaps even attending or exhibiting at a trade show.

    Mastering the art of networking will do more than bring your brand an immediate bump in business. As you network, you’ll develop connections and find mentors who’ve gone before you. The best way to master the art of networking is by embracing the spirit of the endeavor. The goal isn’t just to line your own …

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    Posted in Career Development, Networking, Reputation Management

    7 Tips to Help You Network More Effectively

    How to network

    No man is an island, as the saying goes. Well, neither is a business! For your business to be successful, you need to build relationships with people. It’s those connections that can help you get leads, attract paying customers, and propel your company to success. To be successful, you should know how to network in …

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    4 Tips to Enhance Your Career in Media

    4 Tips to Enhance Your Career in Media

    Building a career in the media industry can be satisfying and rewarding. It can also be an enduring option in an age where other areas of the job market are impacted by a lot of uncertainty.

    However, this is also an incredibly competitive field. You need to go above and beyond if you want to …

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    How to Connect Outside Your Network Without Leaving Your Chair

    How to Connect Outside Your Network Without Leaving Your Chair

    The COVID-19 pandemic may have put a pause on in-person networking opportunities, but that’s no excuse to stop building connections entirely. In times like these, meeting new people and forming new partnerships is more important than ever — you never know who might be able to offer you a lifeline when you need it most, …

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    How to Grow a Professional Network That Supports Your Business Goals

    Successful Networking

    Your ability to network within your industry will be a factor in the success of your business. A strong professional network will afford you with business opportunities and insights that will help your company grow.

    Of course, I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know. Dale Carnegie was selling the same message in his …

    Posted in Networking

    4 Questions to Consider When Choosing the Right Mentor

    Choosing the Right Mentor

    A mentor can help you get ahead of your coworkers and increase your chances of getting promoted. However, you should be careful when choosing your mentor. Sometimes a person feels just right but in other cases, you need to make some evaluations before starting the relationship. Below are some questions that will help you choose …

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    Posted in Networking, People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    6 Tips for Doing International Business Branding

    International Business Branding

    Technology has connected our world more than ever before. Now we can enjoy easier international travel and exchange of goods and services overseas.

    If you run a company in the United States, it may be time to start thinking about expanding your global reach beyond the US and into international territory. That step may seem …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Networking, Success Strategies

    How to Attract Only the Best Job Candidates

    Attract Only the Best

    Need workers but not looking forward to combing through resumes from applicants who clearly didn’t read the job description? In a best-case scenario, an employer will recruit a talent pool of the most qualified candidates with a high aptitude and passion for the work.

    Traditionally, that involves reviewing endless data and choosing, at best, 10 …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Networking, Recruitment
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