Displaying All Posts from December, 2011

3 Ways to Efficiently Make Your Resume Work for Everyone

The job search is a lot like dating. As a job seeker, you research, improve, and put yourself out there through your resume so that the company of your dreams will find you. After a meeting or two, you either part ways or join in a mutually beneficial relationship called gainful employment.

Just like dating, the company you’re wooing wants to feel special and wanted, not just for the money or perks, but for the overall experience.

In both situations, the best way to do this is to learn about them and approach them in a tailored way. In your job search, this all begins with your resume. Click Here to Read Article …

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5 Tips and Tricks to Consider before Relocating

There is no question that certain places have a better economy than others. If you live in one of the not- so-great economy states, chances are your business lives there as well. This is where one can consider relocating.

A not-so-great economy makes starting a small business much more difficult, and for this reason many businesses fall short of success. In this up and down economy, you want every advantage you can get when it comes to the success of your business. For many, this means relocating.

Most business could thrive in a different location, but many company owners are too afraid to take the risk. Relocation is a never a sure thing, and moving a family or away from family can be tough. However, there are steps a business owner can take to make sure that they relocate to a city with potential for the company. Click Here to Read Article …

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Beat the Fear and Build Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

Presentation skills aren’t something that you’re born with. They are something that you can learn. Even that elusive quality called charisma can be nurtured and developed.

After all, Barack Obama didn’t begin life making flowing speeches and Winston Churchill started out with a voice impediment. So there is hope for each and every one of us.

Increasingly, presenting is something which we all have to tackle as part of our working lives. Whether it is direct presenting to a room full of expectant people, or remote presenting to a far off business partner via Skype or WebEx, or even one to one presenting at a job interview or sales pitch – presenting is a fact of modern life. So we really do need to learn to like it and build relevant presentation skills. Click Here to Read Article …

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3 Hidden Energy Vampires That Kill Productivity

Productivity is the key to high performance, and this depends heavily on your energy levels; and sometimes your energy levels can be affected seriously by energy vampires.

Every animal has its fair share of parasites…including human beings.

Whales for example, accumulate algae and barnacles around various areas on their rubbery skin. These parasites live off the whale, and if it weren’t for smaller fish that feast of these parasites, the whale would eventually get covered by them. Click Here to Read Article …

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5 Ways to Lose Clients and Alienate Prospects

How often have you found yourself thinking it’d be much easier to work if it wasn’t for clients? Answering the phone like a robot, or rolling your eyes at a complaint?  It is so easy to fall into the trap of unhelpful routine behaviors that actually limit your prospects.

The reality is that despite any unreasonableness you might be receiving from the people you deal with in business, there are very basic steps that you could take to avoid the majority of it. If you notice yourself doing any of the following, take a step back and try to introduce more positive alternatives. Click Here to Read Article …

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