Category Archives: Employment Tips

5 ways to enhance your relationships while working remotely

Editor’s note: Kara Goldin is founder/CEO of Hint Inc., a producer of unsweetened flavored waters. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title “5 steps to being a rockstar while working remotely.” More … Continue reading

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5 practices to boost your personal and professional standing

Editor’s note: Margaret Page is founder and CEO of Etiquette Page Enterprises, a Western Canadian training organization, and author of The Power of Polite, Blueprint for Success and Cognito Cards – Wisdom for Dining & Social Etiquette. At one time, … Continue reading

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MR job prospects show promise of upward mobility

Editor’s note: Karla Ahern and Naomi Keller are market research executive recruiters at Evanston, Ill.-based Burtch Works Executive Recruiting. This post originally appeared as an article in the April 2014 issue of Marketing News under the title “State of the … Continue reading

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8 reasons why opportunity never knocks on your door


You’re a hard worker. You stay late at the office and never complain. You’re your boss’ go-to person on big projects and you never let her down. You’re always taking on extra responsibility even when your plate is spilling over. … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips for repairing your credibility

Has your credibility rating taken a hit lately? If you’re honest, you might have to admit to a slip-up or two. Perhaps you were late more times than you would like to admit, you missed several deadlines or you told … Continue reading

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The 5 Cs of recruiting, engaging and retaining staff

Editor’s note: Kim Seeling Smith is a human resources expert and author of the forthcoming book, Mind Reading for Managers: 5 FOCUSed Conversations for Greater Employee Engagement and Productivity. For more information visit http://igniteglobal.com. The war for talent is over … Continue reading

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17 LinkedIn profile must-haves

Editor’s note: Neal Schaffer is the author of Maximize Your Social: A One-Stop Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy for Marketing and Business Success. If you’ve been in today’s job market for more than five minutes, you know that … Continue reading

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The four benefits of investing in yourself

Editor’s note: Walt Grassl is an author, professional speaker and radio show host. For more information visit www.waltgrassl.com. Karl and Bob were good friends when they attended college. After graduation, life happened and they slowly lost contact. They reconnected at … Continue reading

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“His name doesn’t ring a bell” and other job-reference disasters

Many job seekers these days mistakenly believe that former employers are working under a gag order; that company policies prevent them from giving any employment information other than the standard “dates and title.” Unfortunately, this is not always the case. … Continue reading

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You CAN lead through change – 4 steps to help your staff adapt

Editor’s note: Chuck Inman is a leadership and emotional intelligence specialist and founder of Crystal Clear Motivation LLC. “Are you kidding me? Weekly meetings?!” Riley says, questioning why Clint, his boss, was calling for weekly staff meetings instead of the … Continue reading

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