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6 Things to Never Say During an Interview

Believe it or not, it only takes one sentence to turn a great interview into a lost employment opportunity. After 10 years of running a recruiting firm, I can tell you that interviewers actively seek out the negative traits in the job...Show More Summary

5 Tips to a Stress-Free Holiday in Your Business

The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of gratitude and spending time with loved ones. But running a business during the holidays can lead to stress and burnout. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be hectic and overwhelming. You can enjoy the holiday season and still keep your business humming along. Show More Summary

Why Your Personal Brand Needs a Video Presence

For years it’s been known that in order to really establish a trusted personal brand, you need to have an online presence. Websites, professional social media accounts and blogs are integral to establishing your expertise in your industry...Show More Summary

Attract More Website Visitors for Your Personal Brand

A professional website presence that reflects your brand is the start to showcasing what you have to offer. Engaging in social media and posting content on other sites is important as well – but, the goal is to have a web design that...Show More Summary

How to Get Your Spark Back

One of the biggest mistakes people make is they stop attempting new challenges in their career. They coast and then start to hate their job. The key to getting the spark back in your career is to look at how you view your work. I had...Show More Summary

Been Arrested? How to Survive Background Checks and Land a Job

Worried your past arrest might interfere with your job search? Get familiar with what’s on your records -- and how you can stay calm and get employed. The post Been Arrested? How to Survive Background Checks and Land a Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

How to Use Social Media to Impress Employers and Land a Job

Recruiters are looking at your social media profiles to make hiring decisions. Use these tips to get their attention -- in the right way. The post How to Use Social Media to Impress Employers and Land a Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

Want to Get Promoted at Work? Learn How to Manage Up

No matter where you work and in what industry, learning this skill is a surefire tactic to excelling in any job. The post Want to Get Promoted at Work? Learn How to Manage Up appeared first on Brazen Life.

5 Ingenious Ways Businesses Can Use Smartphones to Drive Profit

No matter the product, service or industry, mission or corporate philosophy, nearly every business is bottom line-driven. And, there is no shortage of ingenuity as to how companies try to glean more profit out of existing processes. Every so often, a new technology emerges that radically changes the productivity landscape and industry’s related profitability potential [...]Show More Summary

3 Reasons Overqualified Candidates Don’t Get Job Offers

Just because you’re qualified on paper doesn’t mean you’ll get the job. Prove to a potential employer that you’re more than just a laundry list of skills and qualifications. The post 3 Reasons Overqualified Candidates Don’t Get Job Offers appeared first on Brazen Life.

Top 5 great quitters

If you gotta quit your job, why not go out in style. Here are 5 of my all-time favorite quitters: #5: With a brass band #4: With cake #3: Live on the air #2: With interpretive dance #1: With a beer in hand Steven Slater, a flight attendant, announced over the plane’s public address system that he had […]

Hispanic Talent Is the Future for Big Companies

By 2050, Hispanics will represent over half of the U.S. workforce.

Can You Make the 10% Social Media Commitment

How many followers do you have on Social Media? Would you be willing to make the commitment to meet 10% of them in person? How about 20% or even 50% of them? Would you be willing to make the time, the effort and the commitment to goShow More Summary

Find the Passion In Your Career [infographic] – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. Show More Summary

New rule

New rule for managers: If the way you lead your employees makes them unhappy, you’re doing it wrong.

Habits of Successful People [Infographic]

Which side do you relate to?   via successstory.com   Follow @careerbright Related Posts: Succeeding in the Job Search Today [INFOGRAPHIC] Career as a Sound Engineer Dashing Through The Winter Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC] ATS Still Being Used to Scan Resumes – Here’s… Top Interview Question – Why do you want to join this…

Welding as a Career

Welding can be an extremely lucrative career. You can do all kind of things when you have this skill under your belt. You could work as a pipe fitter, fabricator, or even own your own gate design company. If this is something you’re interested in, you don’t need to spend years and years getting qualified. [...]Show More Summary

4-Day webinar with Penelope: Make money selling your ideas

The course will be Mon. Dec. 15 through Thurs. Dec. 18 at 8pm EST. It’s $195. But if you sign up before Dec. 21, you get a $50 discount. The course includes four days of live video sessions, live chat and email-based course materials. If  you miss the live sessions you can view them on demand.  Sign up now. You can judge if...

Personal Brand Rebrand or Evolution?

Why should a business get your services? Why should a company hire you? What makes you so special? Think of yourself as a product that you’re marketing to an audience – why should they buy you? Though you may have defined your personal...Show More Summary

Force them to fire you!

Seriously, people, force your employer to fire you. It’s rarely to your advantage to resign under pressure rather than being fired. Recruiters are going to ask why you left without a new job lined up anyway. Read these: Forced to resign, what are your options? My employer says I have to resign, now what? And […]

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