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    Video Interviewing for the Unemployed

    Today’s fast-developing video technology does not skip over the unemployed. In fact, it just adds another challenge for them. More and more companies are trying to save on the expenses of recruiting by using video interviews for screening and selection purposes. Clearly, this represents another burden for candidates because it’s one more step to master …

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    Stoke Your Passion and Elevate Your Career

    Think back to the last thing you were passionate about. Not the thing (or things) you are passionate about right now. Rather something that you were wildly passionate about in the past. Now, think through the following questions:

    How much time did you commit to it? How many things did you skip for it? Was…
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    Get Hired: How to Appear More Confident

    When applying for a job today, it’s essential to appear confident in your communications with the hiring manager. Everyone knows that “looking the part” is important. That’s why job seekers wear nice clothes, style their hair professionally and obsess over the design of resumes.

    But even when they’re fixating on details such as the style …

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    Hard Close Loses to Selling Ethically

    Negotiating the fine line of exuberance for the service you are selling, versus becoming too aggressive in the sales process, is critical for establishing a sound sales foundation and future business. Knowing your boundaries and communicating them well is essential before getting started in all transactions.

    For example, an executive was recently heard advising his …

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    5 Tips to Create a Job That Doesn’t Exist Yet

    For every job opening, there are three people who are unemployed. When it comes to finding your dream job, this isn’t the best news for job seekers. However, this does present an opportunity: to create a job that doesn’t exist yet.

    Many job seekers are beginning to realize they can create their own opportunities. All …

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    3 Ways Guest Blogging Can Boost Your Personal Brand

    Your personal brand relies on many factors, but digital presence is probably the biggest.

    But sometimes, you can be so busy running a business that you simply don’t have time to handle the traditional aspects of personal branding (speaking engagements, for example).

    Content marketing is quickly becoming one of the biggest digital branding outlets, and …

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    Make The Most Of Your College Experience

    Deal with your emotions first.

    No matter where you go to college you can have a phenomenal experience and leverage your degree to get hired. Every college offers opportunities to broaden your knowledge base, expand your analytic abilities and gain real-world experiences through internships.  Adopting a proactive, positive attitude towards learning, meeting new people and …

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    Give Kick-Butt Public Talks—Even If You’re Terrified

    Simple tips for getting past fear, connecting with your audience, and having fun while you’re doing it.

    Whether you are a salesperson, aspiring public speaker, or college student, chances are you will have to speak in front of a group. Are you afraid of speaking in front of people? If so, you’re not alone. In …

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    The Response You are Searching for is NO

    One of the most difficult words for some people to say has just two letters. Yet, this one word can cause people to wince and feel guilty for saying it. There is no need to feel guilty for saying it if you have a reason. And, there is always a reason for deciding not to …

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    Own and Plan Your Career for Your Own Sake

    Many people expect that their companies plan their careers for them and everything is set and clear. However, in today’s environment, this is not the case anymore. You should watch your back and plan your own career. If not, then, no one else would do it for you.

    During job interviews, many people ask if …

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