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Dec
21
Many people do not realize that the holiday office party is not the same type of event as a social gathering with friends and family. There are different rules of engagement for the office party, and what is considered to be acceptable in one environment is not considered acceptable in the other. Follow these common sense guidelines for office party etiquette during all holiday office parties you will create a positive im...READ MORE
Dec
21
Holiday parties, events, and gatherings are excellent opportunities to strengthen existing relationships and to make new connections. Take advantage of holiday gatherings and events to strengthen your existing relationships and develop relationships with as many new contacts as possible. Follow these simple guidelines during holiday parties, gatherings, & events to meet new clients or learn about new business and employme...READ MORE
Aug
14
You are prepared to network anytime, anywhere, and you are regularly performing networking functions. Now, you must develop these relationships, so that you can ask for support, from the person who can provide it, whenever you need it, without feeling awkward. The first thing you must do is to connect with the contact immediately after seeing or talking with them. ...READ MORE
Jul
27
You are prepared to network anytime, anywhere. You are ready, so…just do it! Unfortunately, this is the point where many people get stuck and never actually perform any networking activities. The act of networking really is easy and empowering, when you follow these guidelines:...READ MORE
Jul
11
Networking can occur anywhere at anytime. You should ALWAYS be networking because 80% of employment and business opportunities are earned through the process of networking. Maximize each networking opportunity by ALWAYS being prepared to network....READ MORE
Jun
28
When preparing to attend a networking event or meeting use a military-style strategy to conduct a “networking recon mission”....READ MORE
Jun
15
What is the Real Goal of Networking? The ultimate goal of networking is to develop relationships where you can ask for help, from the person who can provide it, whenever you need it, without feeling awkward. ...READ MORE
Jun
08
There is so much information and advice written about the purpose and process of networking. However, all these networking tips and tricks won’t do you any good, if you don’t get out into the world and consistently network with others face-to-face. ...READ MORE
Apr
02
Your digital identity is more important now than ever before. To be hired--one must stand out in a positive manner both in person and online. Employers are using search engines increasingly as a type of ‘digital background check’, and 43% of employers admit to passing on an applicant based on information found during these online searches. Eighty-six percent of employers and recruiters polled agreed that if they found...READ MORE
Apr
02
The majority of employers will request professional references at some point during the selection process. Commonly, references are requested as a part of the formal application document. It is important to have between three to five professional references-which are immediately available to speak to a potential employer-to include on the application and with the job search documents. If a candidate omits references when ...READ MORE
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