Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

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March 02, 2011 by

Are You In Auto-Tune Regarding Your Career?

If circumstances have “distorted your voice” don’t add to it by shortcuts. Work on every aspect of how you communicate your distinctive voice.

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February 07, 2011 by

Are You Desperate?

If you really want to know what most people broadcast loudly in their career transition or job search it really comes down to about one word. In every quality relationship, think about the value you provide and the value that other person can provide to you. In everything that you do you must indicate your value not quiet or loud desperation.

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February 03, 2011 by

Delete Your Linked In Account

Just because I have a lot of recommendations, post a good many questions and seem like an all-in Linked In person I am not. It’s not for everyone. It’s not a place to play the fool if you are serious about your career brand. It’s not where you need to be if you want to be unproductive, sloppy, and careless. You waste my time and yours. So get going.

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October 10, 2010 by

ROR or ROI – Why ROR Matters More

Remember that you may work with numbers as an accountant or sell things as a sales representative but what matters most in this business and career life? I contend that you make a bigger impact when two parties agree to focus on building trust, helping each other and try to work on a long-term give and take relationship vs. a transaction. This is especially hard to do when you need “a fix” to your job search, your marriage, your job, your boss or your friend. But finding out the win-win benefit, long-term, in any relationship matters most.

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Employee Referrals – Approach This Networking Tactic with Care

One of the most overlooked aspects of networking are employee referrals. Sadly, many eager networkers who are in career transition don’t take time to build the relationships needed to secure a positive referral from a friend, a former colleague or even a new relationship. Handle this networking approach with care.

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March 14, 2010 by

As Hiring Picks Up Watch These Trends

Watch these three trends as hiring picks up. Even if rates of unemployment fluctuate companies and other organizations will continue to demand the best talent. If you want to be recognized as the best candidate pay attention to what employers will do within the next year to ensure they have what it takes to handle any setback. Remember also that it is not always the person who is the most qualified who gets hired it’s the person who knows how to get hired.

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January 28, 2010 by

The Confidential $100,000 Job Search? Watch Your Step

When you have decided to make a career move at the executive or $100,000 plus job level issues impacting your search may be different than other jobseekers especially if you are still currently in an executive position. You must know the special issues that surround this kind of search.

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January 13, 2010 by

The Definition of Insanity

Everyone seems to want to define insanity as “doing something over and over again and expecting the same results” so I thought I would like to go on record with Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary help. This really is the definition.

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January 03, 2010 by

2010 Careers Outlook – Adds to My Comments in Business Week and the Charlotte Observer

It looks like Business Week picked up and published the Kristin Valle’s December 27, 2009, Charlotte Observer article where she interviewed me.

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