Category Archives: Employment Tips

Analyzing the current representation of minorities in market research

Editor’s note: Rill Hodari is the founding president of the Association of Minority Market Research Professionals (AMMRP), Chicago. As anyone who has done mass consumer research knows, although a U.S. Census representative sample solicitations is sent out, the final data … Continue reading

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Learning to connect with your audience as a marketer

Editor’s note: Upekha Makumbura is the digital marketing executive of London School of Marketing. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Mastering the art of presentations as a marketer. As Marshall McLuhan … Continue reading

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What to do when your trusted employees defect to the competition

Editor’s note: James Pooley is an attorney and the author of Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif. In today’s competitive global market, managers know that employees (including really valuable ones) are likely … Continue reading

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10 tips for newbie networkers looking to make hot connections this summer

Editor’s note: Alaina G. Levine is the author of Networking for Nerds and president of career consulting firm Quantum Success Solutions, Tucson, Ariz. School may be out for the kids but for adults, summer is one of the best times … Continue reading

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Attracting new talent to MR

As part of a Quirk’s-hosted and Deltek-sponsored Webinar in May, 2015, Joe Rydholm, Quirk’s editor, moderated a conversation with execs from three research firms that explored some of the issues they’re facing running their companies. Panelists were Jim Bryson, CEO … Continue reading

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9 quick tips for a successful interview

Editor’s note: Gimhani Gunasinghe is head of marketing and communications at London School of Marketing. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Start your career with a winning interview.” Every career starts … Continue reading

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Young adults look to experience more with their careers

Editor’s note: Paul Abbate is the senior vice president of Ipsos Public Affairs’ Omnibus Services business in the U.S. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Can’t get no job satisfaction? Think … Continue reading

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How to stop an unwarranted bad job reference

Leaving one job and moving to another can be a challenge but sometimes opportunity presents itself and you find the job that’s a fit. Imagine having successfully navigated the demanding pre-screening process: You nailed your interviews and perhaps even received … Continue reading

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Preventing the jerks at work from dragging you down

Do your co-workers inspire and motivate you or do they bring you down, making it a difficult to walk into the office each morning? It’s no surprise that dealing with jerks at work can be challenging on an emotional level … Continue reading

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Are you wasting time developing your strengths and weaknesses?

Editor’s note: Thuy Sindell is co-founder and president of Skyline Group International’s coaching division, a San Francisco-based human capital solutions company. Milo Sindell is president of Skyline Group. Popular culture is obsessed with extremes. Whether it is fast cars, bizarre … Continue reading

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