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  • 3 Ways to Pin Your Way to a New Job

    Pinterest is red hot right now, with millions of people visiting the site every day. While many of those visitors are looking for recipes, home decorating and craft ideas, it’s safe to assume that at least some of them are, if not actively looking for employees, in a position to hire new...

  • Tips for More Effective Networking

     We’ve all heard about the “old boys’ network.”  How well are you using your “successful women’s network?” 

    Sure we all admire the person who got to the top on their own but if we took a close look we’d realize most everyone has help on their success...

  • How to Get the Most from a Conference

    It’s that time of year again when conferences are starting to populate the business calendar.  Conferences can be great educational and networking tools but to get the most from them requires planning.

    Before you leave for the conference set goals. Be specific. Goals...

  • Women on Top: How to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

    Despite the great strides for equality women have made over centuries of struggle, an imbalance still exists in the workplace. The "glass ceiling" refers to these barriers that can be seen but are difficult to overcome. Traditionally this term was geared toward women and minorities, but it can...

  • 10 Tips for Networking Success by Ford R. Myers

    Leverage your relationships and maximize networking opportunities

    International Networking Week(R) (www.internationalnetworkingweek.com) will be held February 6-10, 2012. An initiative of BNI, International Networking Week(R...

  • Are You Networking By The Rules?

    In the current social media revolution, it’s getting much easier to be kicked out of social media networking if you neglect the rules. At present, two of my favorite social media crimes are “SEO spammer and Link Dropper. ” You get caught for this if you crawl...

  • Make Yourself Through the Use of Online Social Media Networks

    In today’s computer-technology dominated world it can be difficult to make a name for yourself in your field of business, especially if you are a freelance entrepreneur. It’s crucial for all freelancers to understand and utilize the web and all its properties.

    Starting Out:...

  • How do you ask People in your Network for help with a job?

    You must ask a specific person for specific help, in as specific a manner as possible. Examples of how to be specific:

    "You in the green shirt, call 911 and let them know there's a woman with an accident at 5th and Main"

    "Jason, please help me by donating $15 to my marathon...

  • Laid-off? Now What? 5 Steps to Moving Forward

    There is no stigma or shame associated with your layoff. It happens, and now it's time to look for a new job, either as a permanent employee, a contract employee, consultant or independent contractor. Perhaps your efforts will turn into a full-fledged new business. The main thing for you now...

  • Lessons in Success: #10 Expand your Network

    This is one of a series of "lessons on success". This particular lesson is very important to me and ties in with the idea that we all work, live, and share in concentric circles of community.

    Your current circle of friends determines to a large extent:

    1) your ability to find...

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