Make Slow Times Grow Times Use Your Online Personal Brand

Use Your Online Personal Brand to Thrive in a Tough Market

Make Slow Times Grow Times: Use Your Personal Brand!Does a bear market directly affect your career? Depending on your line of work, it might determine your income. In uncertain times, your Online Personal Branding and Marketing may make the difference between starving and surviving.

Let’s discuss the Bear Necessities – the actions you must take to continue to grow and maintain your business. In a bull market, you need good marketing to grow. In a bear market, you’re going to need great marketing to survive. Continue reading Make Slow Times Grow Times Use Your Online Personal Brand

How Working From Home Can Make You More Productive

Working from home still gets a bad rap, even though it’s grown by 41 percent over the last decade, according to a Sept. 2012 U.S. Census Bureau report. We just can’t seem to shake the image of slackers in their pajamas eating chocolates and watching movies while they pretend to work from their couch. But the truth of working from home is that, rather than bringing out your inner slacker, it can actually make you a more productive professional. Continue reading How Working From Home Can Make You More Productive

15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders: Lessons for Hiring Professionals

It is a fact of life that some leaders have won their positions despite their lack of capabilities. Some leaders just cannot seem to put their skills to use.

It is simpler to identify the traits of a poor leader before hiring them to a leadership position. When hiring professional identify bad leaders, they often save themselves a ton of headache.

Here are the ways to identify bad leaders:

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The Single Most Successful Social Media Campaigns

Social media campaigns are the hot new way of achieving cost effective advertising, marking the move many companies are making from a few expensive campaigns to numerous smaller ones.

By marketing free content online, companies, political activists and advocates for other causes hope to share their message between social media networks. While the most successful campaigns of all have turned viral, many of those that have not reached such a status have still made a big impact. Continue reading The Single Most Successful Social Media Campaigns

How to Use Social Media Tools in Your Reputation Management Campaign

How to Use Social Media Tools in Your Reputation Management Campaign
Reputation management is critical to your success in the online world. The number of review sites and bloggers means you are open to ridicule and critique at every turn. What you do to minimize any damages will play a huge role in how your audience perceives you professionally. When constructing your reputation management campaign, you’ll need to include social media tools.

Here are the tools and tips to consider in your reputation management campaign:

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How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

The unemployment rates have been staggering through the roof in the recent past. This has many new graduates and job seekers worried for what their futures will become. For others, this lurking and deeming possibilities for getting jobs has also got new job seekers worried more-employers are just not as enthusiastic as they were a few years ago. However, even with these odds at play there are also statistics to the effect that there are some people who aren’t really struggling to get new jobs.

What is the reason for this? The answer lies in the effective use of social media – a strategy one employs to get work make contacts, new connections and advertise their skills. Continue reading How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

Resume Tips for Recent Graduates

On their way to obtaining a college degree, students write many important papers. Some write essays that determine whether they will be awarded scholarship money; most write themes or project reports that will result in either a passing or failing grade in required courses. While all of these documents demand a student’s best effort, the same time and care should be invested in writing a great resume. We have some resume tips for recent college graduates. While each resume should be crafted for a particular job, the following tips should apply to most: Continue reading Resume Tips for Recent Graduates

The Demand for IT Positions and Professional is on the Rise

The U.S. is currently experiencing a rising demand for IT positions. Individuals are finding jobs more easily than they have in recent years. This is good news for the economy, and particularly good news for IT professionals. An IT employment agency can help people get their foot in the door working for a company in the area.

Individuals interested in pursuing a career in IT should strongly consider entering the field now, as it is projected to continue to grow over the coming year. IT companies are hiring more people every month for fun and interesting opportunities. Continue reading The Demand for IT Positions and Professional is on the Rise

Building a Practice on Personality and Performance: Personal Branding and satisfaction guarantees—a powerful combination

Building a Practice on Personality and Performance
Personal Branding and satisfaction guarantees—a powerful combination

The common model for building an independent services practice is hardly individualized. Typical is the one-day-at-a-time entrepreneur who uses “special offer” or generic marketing, or no marketing at all. Marketing efforts are often minimal, since there’s little incentive to build relationships with clients who see the entrepreneur as identical to the rest of the pack in his or her industry. This route provides an income but little more. Continue reading Building a Practice on Personality and Performance: Personal Branding and satisfaction guarantees—a powerful combination

Use your Personal Brand to generate better results and greater profits.

The Personal Brand Connection
Use your Personal Brand to generate better results and greater profits.

Marketing the products you sell might seem logical, but your prospects do not make buying decisions based solely on logic. When it comes to close, people hire your services because they like you and relate to you, They have no relationship with your products or services, only the individual selling them. That’s why Personal Branding is so important. Continue reading Use your Personal Brand to generate better results and greater profits.