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10 Advantages of Working at a Startup

10 Advantages of Working at a Startup

Working for a startup company can be the most adrenaline packed experience of your life. Opportunities for advancement abound. You might create the next household name. Nothing is set in stone, which means that the sky’s the limit. Here are ten reasons to work for…

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3 Strategies for Displaced Workers

3 Strategies for Displaced Workers

As we all know, the recent economy has displaced a lot of workers from career paths on which they had been for many years. At one time, my town had a lot of mortgage professionals; these days, my town has a lot of former mortgage…

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Ideas for Funding Your New Business

Ideas for Funding Your New Business

When it comes to starting a new business, there are many things to think about. What type of business you are going to start? Who is your target market? How you going to raise the start up capital you need to get going? And many…

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The 100 Day Challenge

The 100 Day Challenge

It’s been a fast, challenging and for some a painful year. And, if you’re… tired of struggling with debt, paralyzed by the pace of change, fearful of the current economic crisis, And if you…NEED to get it together and create better results quickly…then, I’ve got…

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RunFlyRun… Jetting for a Cause

RunFlyRun… Jetting for a Cause

Guest post by Ross Prout. When I heard that airline Jet Blue was bringing back their All You Can Jet Pass, or AYCJ, for the second year, I was thrilled and started thinking about how I could take advantage of the opportunity in a unique…

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How to Travel When You Can’t Afford To

How to Travel When You Can’t Afford To

If the thought of calling your travel agent to book a nice little getaway sounds enticing, but too expensive…or the very concept   of calling “your travel agent” sounds ridiculous simply because you’ve never actually had a travel agent, you’ll love this. Even if you don’t…

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Reminding Your Network That You’re Looking For a Job

Reminding Your Network That You’re Looking For a Job

Recently I spoke with a woman who has been looking for work for some time. She devotes a significant amount of time each week to networking activities. She said something that stood out to me: “I wake up every day and think about being unemployed,…

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Where to Use a Branding Statement

Where to Use a Branding Statement

You’ve been working on your resume, and you fashioned a fancy branding statement for yourself. Of course, you want to display it across the top of your resume, but where else should you be using it? Cover letter: Format your cover letter to match your…

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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? It Might Be Time For a Career Change!

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? It Might Be Time For a Career Change!

Ever feel like you’re on a highway that’s not moving?  Or maybe others are speeding around you and you can’t seem to keep pace? As with anything that gets stuck: keys, a jar, a car…sometimes you just have to try something new, jimmy it, or…

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Why I’m Going Back to School

Why I’m Going Back to School

Guest Post by Gary Hansen of Pounding the Pavement I’ll be honest with you: my favorite parts about my time within the hallowed halls of academia had very little to do with actually attending classes, taking notes, or pulling all-nighters cramming for exams. It might…

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The Best Time to Write a Resume

The Best Time to Write a Resume

Imagine for a moment that you’ve just heard the dreaded words, “We’re going to have to let you go.” A lot of people have heard this phrase over the last several years, and most have probably reacted with some degree of panic: How am I…

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How to Grow a Business Through Giving Back

How to Grow a Business Through Giving Back

Want to run a business that truly makes a difference? Then you have to ensure that your company culture focuses on making a difference. Last week we looked at a few of the reasons why we should incorporate a “giving strategy” in our business process, but it’s critical to also understand how to effectively implement “giving back.”

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Is Working For a Startup Company Right For You?

Is Working For a Startup Company Right For You?

When leaping into the realm of the “real world” you have to ask yourself a few questions.  What type of job do I want?  How many hours a week am I willing to work? How can I pay my bills?  All of these are important…

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9 Tips for Successfully Scheduling Meetings

9 Tips for Successfully Scheduling Meetings

Scheduling a meeting can be as challenging as herding cats. The key players are never reachable, someone is constantly off on vacation or there are too many other scheduling conflicts. With some diplomacy and the participation of the administrative assistants, your meetings can go off…

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How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

Oh my!  I can’t believe we’ve actually published two hundred issues! I still remember a friend questioning whether I’d have the discipline to commit to kicking a new newsletter out every week.  HA.  (If only I could remember who it was so I could forward…

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