Monthly Archives: October 2011

Get Social. Your Opinion Counts.

Let’s get social

We recently dipped our toes into the social waters of Facebook, started a Southworth Blog, and launched Product Reviews on our new website. I know it’s not polite to boast, but please humor me on this one because the feedback has been enlightening.

It turns out that given the opportunity, people love to voice their opinion. Happily, most have been positive. So read on to “listen in” on what people are saying.

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Avoid the Dreaded Resume Black Hole

5 Tricks to Avoid the Dreaded Resume Black Hole

Does this situation sound all too familiar?

You spend hours and hours applying for countless jobs online — a tedious and exhaustive process — and then you wait and wait… but get no response.

For many job seekers today this is an all-too-common reality. So common, in fact, that this phenomenon has been dubbed the resume black hole. Just as nothing — not even light — can escape a black hole, resumes — not even resumes of well-qualified candidates — can escape the dread resume black hole.

The best solution then is to avoid the black hole altogether. Here are some tips:

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Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

an excerpt from the Southworth archives

What would you think of a man who bought a beautiful brand-new Cadillac with air conditioning, white wall tires and all the built-in luxury extras which the Company manufactures, but neglected to take out one penny’s worth of insurance for liability, property damage, fire or theft?

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Revisit Your Business Plan

Revisit Your Business Plan

January will be here before you know it, and many businesses have their fiscal year on the same schedule as their calendar year. Get a jumpstart on your planning by evaluating your business for the upcoming year.

It doesn’t matter if you work at a large corporation or if you are a one-man show; everyone needs to revisit their business plan occasionally.

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