How To Work With A Recruiter

By: Jane Graybeal When I was getting ready to graduate from college, I had a recruiter contact me about an outside sales position. Even though I interviewed and got the job, I still remember feeling mystified by the whole process … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need to Meet in Person

By: Rene Shimada Siegel

When the daily avalanche of emails and voice messages gets overwhelming, it?s so tempting to retreat to my office and start typing replies and returning phone calls. That?s one of the biggest mistakes I can make.

No matter what industry we?re in, we?re all in the people business. We?ll only be successful if we really get to know our customers and colleagues. Many of my tech marketing clients are so busy that they now prefer texting to even emails or calls. Skype, WebEx and audio calls are convenient and create the illusion we?re actually having a meeting — but nothing beats the power of a truly personal, face-to-face connection… Continue reading

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P&G’s Stumbles Put CEO On Hot Seat for Turnaround

By: Emily Glazer On Sept. 4, Robert McDonald, chairman and chief executive of Procter & Gamble Co., finally met the hedge-fund manager who began making his life difficult this summer. William Ackman greeted him with a 75-page litany of complaints … Continue reading

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Top 3 priorities for your job search

By: Robert Half and Associates Priorities aren’t what they used to be. When people use the word these days, they often mean something like, “yet another item on a long list of things I have to do.” But a priority … Continue reading

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P&G has not had a blockbuster product in more than a decade.

Bloomberg Businessweek Procter & Gamble spends more than $2 billion a year on research and development, yet it has not introduced a blockbuster product in more than a decade. That’s a challenge for the company, which charges higher prices for … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

How CAN we ever fail to appreciate what we have??

This is very brief but will last indefinitely in your mind…

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How to Handle “You’re Overqualified” in Interviews

By: Robin Ryan It seems I continually hear this complaint, “They aren’t hiring me because I’m overqualified.” So what should you do if you’re credentialed with good experience and advanced education, are looking to become re-employed and are even willing … Continue reading

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Watch Out! 10 Interview Questions Designed To Trick You

By: Jenna Goudreau For the long-term unemployed or those workers looking for a change, getting an interview in today?s market may feel like a win in itself. But once you?re in the door, interviewers often put you through an obstacle … Continue reading

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The Secret To Answering “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

By: Elizabeth Lowman The question can strike fear in even the most confident candidate. Whether your answer is simple or complex, being asked to talk about it puts you on the spot, and it can be tricky to balance the … Continue reading

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10 Words and Terms That Ruin a Resume

By: Charles Purdy Your resume needs an update — that is, if your resume is like that of most people, it?s not as good as it could be. The problem is language: Most resumes are a thicket of deadwood words … Continue reading

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