Monthly Archives: June 2012

Do We Get What We Pay For?

Do We Get What We Pay For?

As a youngster, I spent a good bit of time pouring over my cherished collection of Richie Rich comic books. Mine, like most of that era, contained pages filled with incredible mail order toys and novelty items – everything from x-ray goggles to spy cameras. For just a few dollars (plus shipping & handling), you could have every gadget a future 007 agent could ever dream of. But did the product ever deliver on the “promises” advertised?

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Create Your Story to Advance Your Career

Build Your Personal Brand Through Your Signature Stories

How are you conveying your personal brand? With today’s sputtering economy, it’s even more important to have your own personal marketing plan, built around your personal brand. If you already have a job, do you feel secure in that job? Are you progressing at an acceptable pace? Are you doing work that is meaningful to you? If you’re a job seeker, are you reaching decision-makers in your chosen field, and can you articulate to them why they should hire you? If not, then you need to work on building your personal brand!

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Put Your Paper Resume to Work

4 Good Reasons Why You Still Need a Paper Resume

Yes, it’s true that most employers require that you apply for jobs online. However, if you’ve ever been through that process, you have probably come away with the feeling that your fate is being decided by a computer. It’s frustrating and dehumanizing to say the least.

Here are 4 ways that a resume printed on premium quality paper can help you win a job.

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Networking Dilemma: Next Move?

Networking Dilemma: What’s Your Next Move?

Let’s say you meet someone in the course of networking. You find them to be quite impressive. You feel good about the rapport you were able to build with this person in that first meeting. You sense that there could be potential business opportunities if you could manage to build a stronger connection and relationship with this person over time. What do you do next?

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