Does Your Personal Brand Reflect Your Authentic Self?

Does Your Personal Brand Reflect Your Authentic Self?Does Your Personal Brand Reflect Your Authentic Self?

Today’s business leaders need to understand the importance of branding and how it allows them to get ahead in a cut-throat marketplace. While personal branding has grown and evolved over the years, its primary focus is still on the inner person, their strengths and beliefs.

What is Personal Branding?
Personal branding is a creative display that intentionally allows a glimpse into the inner workings of an individual. Whether you like it or not, the world is going to form an opinion about you. It’s important to actively shape how you’re perceived by taking command of your personal brand and allowing it to resonate with your intended audience. Continue reading Does Your Personal Brand Reflect Your Authentic Self?

Make Money Work For You – Common Q and A’s For Starting A Small Business

Make Money Work For You - Common Qs For Starting A Small BusinessMake Money Work For You – Common Q and A’s For Starting A Small Business

While saving money in the bank is good, you should know that the money you have saved up will only dwindle to nothing if you do not invest it in something that will give you great rewards later. After all, when you retire from work, you will be living off of your retirement fund. There is no more regular money coming in, unless, of course, you invest it in something worthwhile.

Below are some common Q&As that will help you start a small business. Continue reading Make Money Work For You – Common Q and A’s For Starting A Small Business

Starting A New Business Is Expensive. Here is What You Need To Spend

When a brand new business is in its infancy, there are many things that you may need to spend your money on. If you are serious about the success of your business, you can’t afford not to make certain investments, and these will serve you well. When you are considering which expenses are essential and which are not, reading our guide may help you narrow down your options.

We’ve outlined two very important expenses below, and then tell you how on earth you pay for them! Continue reading Starting A New Business Is Expensive. Here is What You Need To Spend

5 Guidelines To Follow To Get Your Dream Job

5 Guidelines To Follow To Get Your Dream JobGetting a job is the first official step you take into the often dreaded “real world”. We often see ourselves as the greatest person alive, doing efficient work and being indispensible to the company. We also delude ourselves into thinking that we can negotiate with people like Don Corleone, unfortunately we forget that we are not, a) Marlon Brando and b) the head of the Italian Mafia. Thus, we lesser beings have to work real hard in order to get the job we think is our destiny, and grin and bear most of the obstacles on the way.

To make the process easier, here is a list of some guidelines you can use: Continue reading 5 Guidelines To Follow To Get Your Dream Job

How to Assemble Your Public Relations Plan

Every business wants to maintain a favorable look with the general public, but that image does not happen automatically. Your customers may be fickle, loving your business one moment and hating it the next, as outside forces shape the opinion of your enterprise. You cannot always control what others say about your business, but you can respond intelligently and shape those sentiments to your favor.

An effective public relations campaign can do that provided that your PR plan is always a sound one. Continue reading How to Assemble Your Public Relations Plan

Five Lesser Known Business Strategies You Aren’t Probably Utilizing (but should be)

Five Lesser Known Business Strategies You Aren’t Probably Utilizing (but should be)

Employing the right business strategy at just the right time can make the all difference in a company’s success. Astute entrepreneurs recognize the need to evolve and change, adopting new game plans as needed.

Below are a few noteworthy techniques that have proven viable for some companies.
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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

Tips for Branding Your Business

When it comes to just starting a business or needing more recognition for your existing business, branding your business name is an important part of your success. You need to get your name out there whether it is new or has been around for a while. The only way to get customers and grow your business is if people know it exists.

Here are a few tips for branding your business and getting your name out there. Continue reading Tips for Branding Your Business