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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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10 Signs You’re Not Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

This post is contributed by Daniel C. Steenerson Thinking about starting your own business? Beware! Below are 10 signs that you just may not be cut out to be an entrepreneur.   #10 You can’t stand the heat. Before you jump into self-employment, make sure you’re very comfortable being uncomfortable. Every day you’ll need to [...]Show More Summary

ZOOM: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career for #CareerSuccess

How do stories influence us? Stories have the incredible power to transform our thinking or our future. Often, we want to model our success stories based on the experiences and journeys of people we praise or look-up to. Our perception of success is that of glorified awe and admiration toward the achiever. It’s the outcome that is [...]Show More Summary

7 Best Technical Jobs in the Medical Industry

Medical industry is one of the rapidly growing industries best known for achieving tremendous breakthrough even in times of recession. It is best to explore the many career possibilities that the healthcare sector offers to best utilize your technical degree or work toward one upon careful skills analysis and your aptitude in the medical field. [...]Show More Summary

How to Stand Out During Your Entry Level Job Search [Infographic]

You’ve got a 4.0, created the perfect resume, and established a flawless network of connections, but it takes a lot more than these things to gain the attention of employers. Today more than ever before, competition is fierce in the entry-level job market. As an entry-level job seeker, you’ve got to go above and beyond [...]Show More Summary

Are You Prepared for Tricky Behavioral Interview Questions?

Behavioral interview questions are some of the toughest you may be asked by a potential employer, but they don’t have to be. We’ve answered some of the trickiest behavioral interview questions to make sure you don’t get stumped!   1. What did you like best and least about your previous job?   GAME PLAN: This [...]Show More Summary

3 Solutions to Confrontations in the Workplace

What causes confrontations?   Improving confrontations in the workplace is often a matter of understanding the origins or motivation for each type of confrontation, which often stem from specific circumstances.   Knowing the source of a given confrontation can often be key to understanding how to defuse it if you are a manager, or handle [...]Show More Summary

5 Ways to Become the Brand

Pop culture-celebrated CEO John Scherer, formerly of Video Professor Fame, offers wisdom on how business leaders can become ‘one’ with their brand image. To help other business leaders become an indelibly connected to their own company or product brand, Scherer imparts this business and marketing methodology wisdom:   1. Ignite a Personal Passion for Your [...]Show More Summary

10 Obstacles That Prevent Positive Transformation

This is a guest post by Chris Majer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Human Potential Project  Transformative learning is challenging and takes place only through practice, patience, and perseverance. Indeed, these three qualities are the hallmarks of a committed learner. The only way to embody a new competence is through recurrent practice, which takes [...]Show More Summary

Your Business may be at Risk – 7 Warning Signs and what you can do about them

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue shares the 7 silent business killers and what you need to do to get your business back in good health. High blood pressure is a silent killer. Combined with other risk factors it can lead to death. Similarly, in business, there are 7 silent business killers that if combined, can [...]Show More Summary

Top 5 Lessons on Best Hiring Practices from LinkedIn’s ‘How I Hire’ Series

This month LinkedIn polled the influencers on its columns on their hiring strategies. The result is an awesome compilation of ideas and strategies on recruitment and hiring.   The How I Hire series brings forth valuable lessons, inspiration and ideas on recruitment – a wealth of knowledge that new start-ups and entrepreneurs can use as [...]Show More Summary

What makes Accounting a Rewarding Career

Are you good with numbers? Do you think you have a strong head for business? If so, you may want to consider a career in accounting. Accounting is so much more than simply keeping the books – it is one of the most important functions in any well-run business, and the opportunities for people with [...]Show More Summary

4 Reasons Your Career-Specific Training makes you the Best Hire [Infographic]

Success comes to those who are prepared. This statement is valid at any stage in life and more so for career success. Career specific training can give you and edge over other candidates, and that’s an essential when you are competing against hundreds for one job. Here is an interesting infographic highlighting 4 reasons why [...]Show More Summary

Travel Jobs for Humanities Majors

Over the 2008-18 period, occupations such as hotel, motel and resort desk clerks, tour guides and escorts, and flight attendants are all projected to increase in employment. via bls.gov Not only for those with specialized degrees in travel and hospitality industry, travel jobs rank high on employing those with little experience or those fresh out [...]Show More Summary

High Tech Job Boom in Missouri

While Silicon Valley, and to a lesser extent New York, is still the nation’s undisputed high-tech center, it appears that there is a quiet revolution starting to happen in Missouri. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Missouri surpassed both California and New York for technology job growth in the first half of 2013, [...]Show More Summary

10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make and How to Avoid Them

Career Coach and Author Ford R. Myers Highlights 10 Little-known but Deadly Mistakes That Can Stop a Job Search Dead in its Tracks! Many people make significant job search mistakes and never even realize it. These blunders are easy to make … and they can end up costing you thousands of dollars. Ford R. Myers, [...]Show More Summary

4 Fundamentals of Creating Successful Customer Relationships

This is a guest post by Mike Muhney, CEO of vipOrbit and the co-creator of ACT! software. If businesses exist, as the father of Business Management Peter Drucker proposed, “to create and keep a customer,” then success is defined by the relationships you establish with your customers. Giving them the best experience possible goes a long way [...]Show More Summary

Stand out and Get Ahead – Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success

Promote Yourself is a book for millennials who want to build successful careers and will help older generations understand the true value of millennials.  The millennials are perhaps the most talked about generation on the web. Love them or not, there’re here making a huge impact and shape the new workplace and Dan Schawbel is [...]Show More Summary

The 5 Social Media Marketing Tips You Need to Know when Launching an Online Marketing Strategy

With all the tweets, posts, and new platforms popping up every three months, social media may appear intimidating. But if you want to take charge of your personal brand’s and/or company’s marketing strategy, you’ve got to sift through all the buzzwords and jargon and figure out what social media platform and practices are right for [...]Show More Summary

4 Ways to Healthy Relationship Boundaries at Work

This is a Guest Post by Van Moody, author of The People Factor. Success in the workplace depends on your ability to relate effectively to people. Research shows that 60-80% of all difficulties in organizations stem from strained relationships between employees, not from deficits in an individual employee’s skill or motivation.1 Difficult workplace relationships are far [...]Show More Summary

1 in 6 Jobseekers Tribute Social Media for Helping them in their #JobSearch [Infographic]

Social Media has changed how business is done and the future of work and business depends largely on how we leverage it in near future. The game is changing and those who adopt and learn fast from the new trends are the ones who will benefit most from these winds of change. Quoting Guardian.com: Social [...]Show More Summary

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