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Finish Strong: Your End of the Year Marketing Plan

The end of the year is busy with holidays, travel and gatherings. Many business owners get caught up in the busyness and become lax in their marketing. However, the end of the year is a great time to finish strong and prepare for a more profitable first quarter in the next year. Show More Summary

7 Social Platforms to Help Cement Your Personal Brand

Name one digital platform you expect all your key hires to have a presence on and explain why. The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

Which Blog Types Work Best for Your Personal Brand?

Having an active blog for your personal brand is an important marketing tool which can attract more visitors and provide more opportunity for sales of your product or services. Did you know that the style of content is just as essential...Show More Summary

Finding In-house Legal Jobs [Infographic]

According to BLS.gov: “Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation attracts many applicants, and competition for jobs will be strong. Experienced, formally trained paralegals with strong computer and database management skills should have the best job prospects.” [...]Show More Summary

How to Keep Remote Employees Enthused, Energized and Engaged

By Michael Lee Stallard and Colton Perry. As seen on SmartBlog on Leadership.  A 49-year-old father of two hits his alarm clock at 6:30 a.m., starts a pot of coffee and prepares for his daily commute. For the past three years, Bill Lewis has worked for a large company based in the heart of New [...]Show More Summary

Does Your Referral Program Provide the Right Candidate Experience?

My friend Tim Sacket was up over at CareerBuilder yesterday doing his thing - saying the whole concept of candidate experience in recruiting is Slim Shady at best. His point, and I think its a good one, is that as...

Is "Guy Love" From Scrubs Good or Bad for the LGBT Cause?

Backstory: I was at a client's HQ a few weeks ago and noticed one of the managers in our training class had on an unusual shirt. I asked him about the themed t-shirt and he informed me that it was...

DUDE VIEWS: On The Facebook/Apple Benefit of Covering Cost for Women to Freeze Eggs....

Hi Gals! Here's just what you've been waiting on. A guy to come in and analyze the recently decision by Facebook and Apple to cover the cost of women freezing their eggs. You live it, but I report it. Here's...

The Saga of the Jimmy John's Global Non-Compete...

In case you HR pros who long for legal catfights and PR missed it, your neighborhood Jimmy Johns is taking a PR hit based on the fact they mandate every employee in the company sign a general non-complete. Yes, even...

NOBNOM Winners and Other Updates

2008 pic, RV breakdown en route to Burning Man. Shit happens, but that’s OK. Ladies and gents! A few updates: 1) If you missed instructions for the three quick-start videos from Tony Robbins, or his morning breathing routine and Cryotherapy, I’ve added the links here. 2) I’m so very sorry for the delay in announcing […]

5 Types of People You Don’t Want to Become at the Office

Ever had trouble getting along with your coworkers at the office? Before you point fingers at someone else, take a look at this list to see if the problem is really your personality. The post 5 Types of People You Don’t Want to Become at the Office appeared first on Brazen Life.

Friday Woohoo: Ron Swanson on coworkers

Parks and Recreation is a funny show and this clip of Ron Swanson talking about his coworkers is hilarious:

How Hard Rock Cafe Hired 120 People in 30 Days Using Facebook

If you’re trying to find the next big thing in recruiting, stop; the solution is right at your fingertips. Need proof? It’s how Hard Rock was able to hire 120 people in 30 days. The post How Hard Rock Cafe Hired 120 People in 30 Days Using Facebook appeared first on Brazen Life.

Some team members resist happiness. What would you do?

I received the following email from a manager who reads my blog and I got his permission to post it here, to get input from all of you. What would you do? Here’s the email: I have a team of 10 people doing admin based work. The job can be busy but mundane and this can lower the “fun” […]

Smart Networking for MBA Students: How to Schmooze Your Way to Success

Making the most of business school is about meeting the right people. Learn how to strategically build your network as an MBA student. The post Smart Networking for MBA Students: How to Schmooze Your Way to Success appeared first on Brazen Life.

9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss

Live in Austin, Texas? Expand your professional and social circles with these networking opportunities. Who knows, you might find your next boss - or maybe just a new best friend! The post 9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss appeared first on Brazen Life.

Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate

Can you speak more than one language? Here’s why multilingualism is a coveted skill -- and why it could be key to landing your next job. The post Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate appeared first on Brazen Life.

5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview

An employee whose company has a selective interview process shares his best tips for hopeful job applicants. The post 5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview appeared first on Brazen Life.

Why performance reviews are so reviled

Lots of companies have an annual performance review that goes along with the calendar year, which means right now it’s probably on your mind. If you’re a manager, you’re dreading writing them. And unless you own the company, you’re probably dreading receiving yours — no matter if you’re a top notch employee. Even if your […]

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