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You Made it Through Your Interview—Now What?

February 22, 2014
You Made it Through Your Interview—Now What?

Tweet Congratulations! You’ve just completed an interview for a position that interests you, or perhaps you met with a networking contact that offered some insight into your job search. Now that the interview is over, it’s time to swing into action with some proactive follow-up activities. Depending on the nature of your interview, follow...
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6 Tips For Making A Strong First Impression

February 9, 2014
6 Tips For Making A Strong First Impression

Tweet Regardless of our business, profession or career choice, we all must be salespeople to some degree—mostly in how we sell ourselves to others through first impressions. Unfortunately, one of the biggest mistakes most professionals make when they first meet someone is overselling themselves. With the exception of impromptu first impressions, scheduled first impressions like...
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6 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Business Card

January 24, 2014
6 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Business Card

Tweet There are a lot of business people who feel that the traditional business card will soon go the way of the Dodo bird. The rationale is that business cards will be replaced by “bumping” smart phones for an exchange of information. That is, using the iPhone application “Bump” in a kind of fist-bump...
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Five Steps to High Volume Sales

January 20, 2014
Five Steps to High Volume Sales

Tweet Sales and marketing can be defined as the process of determining what it is that people want, what they need, what they can use, and what they’re willing to pay for. Then, providing a product or service in a timely and cost-effective manner that will satisfy those questions. Here are five steps to...
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An Approach that Appeals to Everybody

January 4, 2014
An Approach that Appeals to Everybody

Tweet Dale Carnegie was a master at appealing to a person’s nobler motives. He understood that every person you meet—including the one staring back at you from the mirror—has a high regard for them self, and likes to be fine and unselfish in his or her own estimation. J. Pierpont Morgan observed, in one...
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5 Tips for Acclimating a New Employee

December 6, 2013
5 Tips for Acclimating a New Employee

Tweet New employees generally feel overwhelmed with paperwork, computer passwords and log-ins, and remembering other employees’ names. But whether your company employs 5 or 5,000 employees, your organization can ease the transition for new hires. A facility tour and process overview is the best way to acclimate a new employee. Also pay attention to...
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Effective Leaders Don’t Give Orders—They Give Instructions

December 2, 2013
Effective Leaders Don’t Give Orders—They Give Instructions

Tweet Some leaders believe that giving constant orders equates to good management. This could not be further from the truth. Unless you are in a crisis situation, you do not have to give orders to get things done. Instead, you can provide instructions and encourage your team to meet goals creatively, helping team members...
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Tips for an Effective Employee Recognition Program

November 25, 2013
Tips for an Effective Employee Recognition Program

Tweet Whether you are an owner of a company or a leader in your organization, an employee recognition program is the perfect tool to help create a productive and innovative business atmosphere. In addition to thanking a staff member for an excellent job well done, you should also consider a formal employee recognition program....
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Tips for Achieving Success in Business

November 18, 2013
Tips for Achieving Success in Business

Tweet Many people in the U.S. workforce feel that hard work will bring great rewards, promotion and recognition; however, the key to a successful life is balancing your work and personal life, so you do not get burnt-out or have so much stress that it affects your health. Indeed, you never hear people say,...
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6 Rules for Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact

October 28, 2013
6 Rules for Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact

Tweet At one time or another, a manager or a team member who always seems to know what to say and how to say it in any situation has awed us all. These people know how to communicate with diplomacy, tact and confidence. The way in which we communicate with others can elicit positive...
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