Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing?

     Click the image for the full New York Times’ story This post is for you budding entrepreneurs. There is a lot of good information in this article about the following companies. I know you are familiar with Pinterest, but what about the other firms? Taskrabbit    Airtime   Square  Dropbox  Pinterest  Path  Quora  Pinwheel    […]

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13 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On LinkedIn

How well are YOU using LinkedIn? Do you have a strong summary of your core and differentiating strengths? Do you have at least 100 connections? Have you joined at least a half-dozen groups? To utilize LinkedIn as a highly effective networking and career vehicle, it is imperative that you optimize your LinkedIn page and engage […]

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Business Etiquette: 5 Rules That Matter Now

  Photo by shutterstock images. Click the image for the full story As Eliza Browning reports in Inc.: “The concept of etiquette is still essential, especially now—and particularly in business. New communication platforms, like Facebook and Linked In, have blurred the lines of appropriateness and we’re all left wondering how to navigate unchartered social territory.”

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What Makes Your Blog Good?

Here are some more tips on how to get the most out of your blog from a career perspective: Be sure that your blog is on a professional topic, which would encourage you to note the blog URL on your resume. Have a blog title that pertains to the blog’s focus. Include an “About” section at the […]

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Eight Free, High-Content Presentations: BE SURE TO LOOK AT THE LAST ONE!

 Click the image to register Presentation topics: Small Business WordPress Web Site in 1 Hour (beginner-intermediate): “Starting from an empty hosting account, we’ll create a professional Word Press Web site, using the Weaver theme (very professional and flexible free theme).” StudioPress theme family styling tutorial (intermediate): “StudioPress themes are extremely popular and accessible. Come to […]

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What Recruiters Look at During the 6 Seconds They Spend on Your Resume

How do recruiters QUICKLY scan your resume? Click the image for the the full story AND be sure to click on the links highlighted below the image for more good information! Is YOUR resume ready to do the job? The above images are based on an eye-tracking study that indicates the “hot spots” that draw professional […]

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Hold That Password: The New Reality of Evaluating Job Applicants

    Click the image for the full story According to Knowledge@Wharton: “Recent events only highlight a new reality: the identity that individuals create in the world of social media is quickly becoming an important factor in hiring decisions and in people’s broader professional lives. ‘The questions around employer access to social network logins reflect a broader […]

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