Posts tagged "business"

Social Media Week- “The Changing Face of Employment”

Social Media Week- “The Changing Face of Employment”
Social Media Week kicks off today around the world.  It will occur simultaneously in Barcelona, Bogotá, Chicago, Glasgow, Hong Kong, Judah, London, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Seoul,  Shanghais, Torino and Vancouver. It brings together area companies, international brands, academic institutions, non-profit groups and governmental agencies to discuss the state of social media and how it... Read more »

Stop the Solicitation E-Mails. Please!

Stop the Solicitation E-Mails. Please!
Over the past year, I have been receiving an increased amount of e-mails from people I do not know and companies I do not care about! It seems that marketing experts have been teaching others how to mass market via social media optimization, causing me a huge headache! What a time-waster and an invasion of... Read more »

Help for Women in Healthcare: Event

Help for Women in Healthcare: Event
Changes in healthcare are happening at a rapid speed as we get closer to the implementation of the “Obama-care” plan.  These changes will greatly affect those working in the healthcare field.  With change, there is opportunity, but you will need to face these challenges to find opportunities, for furthering your career. The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association... Read more »
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Hot Job for 2012: Personal Assistants

Hot Job for 2012: Personal Assistants
Say good-bye to 2011, where jobs were scarce and hiring slow!  It’s a new year, filled with opportunities for those that target areas that are in demand.  One of the biggest growth areas in hiring is as a Personal Assistant, or better known as a PA.  With small companies cautious about hiring full-time workers, yet... Read more »

Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%

Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%
In what surprised economists, the unemployment rate for November went down to 8.6% from a stubborn 9%.  This is the lowest unemployment rate since March, 2009 and two months after President Obama took office.  The unemployment figure has been hovering around 9% for 2.5 years. The start-ups and small business that were skittish about hiring... Read more »

Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You

Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You
We have all gone through the waiting period, where we finally get in for an interview for a job.  We meet with four or five people in the company.  They seem to like us and we are hopeful that we are going to get an offer for the position we applied for.  Then something happens... Read more »
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Are You Addicted to Facebook? The Signs.

Are You Addicted to Facebook?  The Signs.
Are you one of the millions of people that check their messages on Facebook before they even make their coffee in the morning?  Do you find yourself checking your Facebook account many times a day to see if someone in your network sent you a message or “liked” your comment?  Are you obsessed with constantly... Read more »

Networking: The New Way of Doing Business!

Networking: The New Way of Doing Business!
How many networking events do you go to a week? How many are you invited to? The answer is probably more than you can keep up with.  With the advent of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the amount of networking opportunities is amazing!  Social media has given us all the opportunity to meet people that can... Read more »

Protect Your Professional Network!

Protect Your Professional Network!
With so many people out of work, underemployed or trying to get into the workforce, many of us who are gainfully employed are asked to help others set up introductions for them with our professional contacts.  With social media being the rage and our Facebook “friends”, LinkedIn associates and Twitter contact database expanding faster than... Read more »
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Don't Let Viral Marketing Destroy Your Personal Brand

Don't Let Viral Marketing Destroy Your Personal Brand
There’s so much happening in social media these days with umpteen networking opportunities on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and You Tube, it’s difficult to stay up on the trends to make these sites effective.  Most of us do our own posting which takes more time than we can afford, yet if we don’t stay in the... Read more »