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Six Keys to Dominating Your Profession

Are you a server? Athlete? Salesperson? Recruiter? Doesn’t matter. I’d like to share something I’ve learned during my almost three-decade career, much of which has been as a business owner. These lessons will help you dominate in your profession irrespective of your particular vocation. Before we get to that, there is one

Your Social Media Platform: 7 Steps to Building a Strong Reputation

Social Power. Klout Score. True Reach. Network Influence. Amplification Probability. Does any of this really matter? It only matters to people who blog or tweet for a living. If you have no idea what I just said, feel free to give me an eye roll and keep reading… What can matter, however,

Ace Your Telephone Job Interview in 8 Steps

I’ve written dozens of blog posts related to job interviewing, but I thought it was time to focus on what has become very popular in our time-compressed world—the telephone interview. Companies are using them more often with job candidates and not solely for their first screening attempt. Beyond introductory Human Resources or

9 Worst Job Search Mistakes by Recent College Graduates

As young adults about to enter the day-in-and-day-out lifestyle, you’ll quickly discover there are basically three types of people in this world: those that don't, those that do, and those that do effectively. You’ll need to be part of the latter group to succeed at your very first professional job search. The

Time for a Social Media Shower?

Social media is fun! You can stay connected with your friends, laugh at the funniest videos, post the most outrageous pictures, find a job, locate a restaurant, and reconnect with old friends. The list is endless! Another thing that’s endless—is its memory. Unfortunately for you, the Internet and its social playmates have

The Ultimate Resume Template for Any 22-Year-Old #ifiwere22

How confused are you right now? How many resume samples have you reviewed? How many different opinions can there possibly be regarding this ridiculous piece of paper required to facilitate an over-in-a-blink-of-an-eye moment? Unfortunately, the answer to the last question is too many. Before we get you un-confused, let’s have a little fun