Tag: jobs

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!
Walking through my office building today, I met Alvin from the Chipmunks who served me my grande iced coffee with soy. Thor rode up the elevator with me. And, Betty, who works in the office and always was a fan of Halloween, was wearing a pumpkin on her head in the spirit of the day!... Read more »

The Importance of a Great Résumé

The Importance of a Great Résumé
  Having been retained by a company to find them some great sales people, I have been on the receiving end of some poorly composed résumés. I have seen many versions of résumés from a chronological format to a skill based, to a cluttered first page filled with too much information and others that have... Read more »

The Facts on Packaging & Selling a Reality Show

The Facts on Packaging & Selling a Reality Show
These days it seems that every other person you talk to is attempting to create, package and sell a reality show! It is the quickest way to achieve “stardom” by using your creative talents. And, it is fun to see your idea on TV.  Yet, packaging and selling a TV show is one of the... Read more »
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How to Find a Job on LinkedIn

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn
  LinkedIn has been garnering more attention lately as the job market continues to stall and many are still looking for work or a better company for their skill set. Many people have had  a presence on this site, yet did not use it much for postings or on-line conversation. This has all changed, of... Read more »

Free 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey Reveals Critical Results for Job Hunters

Free 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey Reveals Critical Results for Job Hunters
It is a fact that with the competition for quality jobs remaining fierce in today’s market using social media to connect and as a career-building tool is a must to stay current in your career. And those not using these trends are at risk for falling beyond the curve, making it even more difficult to... Read more »

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 »
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Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?

Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?
As Bernanke prepares to make a decision this coming week about the U.S. monetary policy, the world is watching as if he is going to “save the day.” Can pumping more money into our monetary system really create new jobs? I say No, as many analysts have concurred. Obama & Bernanke’s economic plan has not... Read more »

U.S. Job Market Continues to Struggle as China Economy Maintains its Workforce

  U.S. Job Market Continues to Struggle as China Economy Maintains its Workforce
 The latest job figures show that the combined rate is 25.2% for both unemployed and underemployed workers in the U.S. This is based on unseasonable adjustments for adults over 18 years old. It is clearly the worst employment period since the Great Depression which has left many struggling to survive in what has proved to... Read more »

(5) Traits of a Great Salesperson: Do You Have What it Takes?

(5) Traits of a Great Salesperson: Do You Have What it Takes?
So do you think you can sell? Have you had success in the past in sales positions? Or, are you looking to take on a position in sales? Do you have what it takes to become a great salesperson? And, what attributes do you need to possess to become an effective sales person? Ask anyone... Read more »
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Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?

Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?
The November election is heating up with much at stake for the United States future. Presidential hopeful and republication candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his VP running mate. Will this ticket be the right choice for job creation? Or will our current President Obama be the one who leads... Read more »