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Many people that have followed their dreams and actually began their careers, have become disappointed only to realize it has led them to a dead end street.
Have you been considering switching jobs, getting a new career for the first time, or even getting a new job in your current company? If so, chances are you need career advice.
How many email addresses do you need on your email list to be effective? Even if you only have 30 or 40 email addresses, you can start building revenue from an effective email marketing program.
All of us have to network for most things in life. It’s how most business gets done. Many of us are very shy, introverted people who have a fear of networking – in person, by email, by phone, or in groups.
Are you unemployed, unhappily employed, or underemployed? If you are, this is the time to get your job search in gear. Below are some tips to help you get started:
Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch”? Same concept here.
Fear not. In a lot of ways, they are actually pretty easy!! But, there are some drawbacks: • It’s easy to take it for granted and not prepare or take them as seriously (a BIG mistake) • It’s hard to tell how you’re doing because you can’t see the other person’s facial expressions and body language.
In today’s highly competitive market, having a good plan of action for your job search makes all of the difference. Even when the economy is good, there will always be fierce competition for top talent. As such, it’s important to leverage all that you can to help with your job search, and to keep yourself visible even if you’re not in an active search.
As much as those of us not in sales and marketing hate to admit it, finding a new gig involves a great deal of sales and marketing – of ourselves. You’ve probably seen the blogs and articles about “Me, Inc.” and “Branding Yourself” and things along those lines. It’s true. And, it’s necessary – even in good times. This is the new reality of the employment arrangement and I don’t foresee it changing much over the longer term.
Article discusses common reasons for not getting hired and how to overcome the obstacles.