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Jul
31
Do you know if your current salary compensates you fairly for the skills and contribution that you make in your existing job? Would you know how to appropriately price yourself during a salary negotiation? Could you determine if a compensation package is actually a good offer? Understanding the current market value placed on a specific position and your unique talents & capabilities are critical to securing a fair compens...READ MORE
Jul
18
Be a JOB FISHERMAN rather than a JOB HUNTER. Most job seekers refer to the job search process as ‘job hunting’. When a candidate is a ‘job hunter’ what they usually do is behave like a hunter --choosing one location, one type of type of bait, & one weapon. They hunt for one type of prey at a time. The hunter hides, sits silent, and waits for the prey to come within range of them. This strategy limits potential opp...READ MORE
Jul
13
The resume is a personal marketing document that provides a compelling reason for the hiring manager to decide if they want to meet with you for an interview. Your resume is a valuable asset. When you invest time, effort, and focus into creating a targeted document; you are guaranteed the maximum return on your investment. Follow these ‘10 Resume Writing Tips’ to design an effective resume that includes all the inform...READ MORE
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
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