Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stand Out in Business with Your Follow Up

Stand Out in Business with Your Follow Up

In many ways, standing out in business is easier than you think it is. It’s the basic things that still count for a lot. If you’re a handyman, return your service calls promptly. If you are plumber, wear pants that fit and clean up your job sites. If you are a job seeker, show up on time for your interviews and dress professionally. If you are a business owner, stay in touch with your key clients, prospects and networking contacts on a regular basis. If you an entrepreneur or sales professional, follow up, follow up, follow up. That’s where your fortune lies.

Why is follow up so important?

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Make a Personal Connection with Fine Paper

Make a Personal Connection with Fine Paper

Whether it’s that perfect pair of shoes or that “just right” piece of furniture in your home, the personal stationery you send communicates something special about you – your sense of style. Stationery continues to be one of the most elegant and distinctive forms of communication. Whether you are looking for personal correspondence cards or business letterhead, there are many paper options to help stamp your personality on your custom-made stationery.

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5 Wardrobe Tips for Interviews (Men’s Edition)

5 Wardrobe Tips for Interviews (Men’s Edition)

Since most of my clients are applying to work in conservative, professional environments like law firms, investment banks, and corporations, I advise them to wear conservative, professional dress when going on an interview. That means a dark colored suit, a white or otherwise light-colored dress shirt, and a tie. Even within those constraints, there’s plenty of room for error for the unwary or inexperienced job seeker.

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