Category Archives: Blog

This Holiday Season: Re-Connect

This Holiday Season: Re-Connect The holidays may be a time to take a break from your hectic professional career and spend time with family and friends. However, this time of the year, also provides the perfect opportunity to re-connect with your established network. Our society views the holiday season as a time of joy, reflection…
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Interview Tips: Master Your Elevator Pitch

Interview Tips: Master Your Elevator Pitch The current entrepreneur tech-culture has popularized the elevator pitch. Its usage and importance, however, pervades all aspects of business and serves as a valuable tool for the interviewing process. An elevator pitch is a concise, well rehearsed summary. An interview may seem the wrong place to rehearse precise answers;…
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LinkedIn Post 3: Connections and Groups

LinkedIn Post 3: Connections and Groups As I have tried to impress in the prior posts, a LinkedIn account is a long-term career investment; building a large connection pool, furthermore, is the best means to maximize this investment with LinkedIn's connections and groups. To begin, connections make the basis of searches and your visibility. Searches…
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LinkedIn Post 2: Creating a Distinguishable Profile

LinkedIn Post 2: Creating a Distinguishable Profile Creating a professional LinkedIn profile is a simple task that can take under 15 minutes.  Many LinkedIn users, however, fail to put in this minimal effort and place themselves at a disadvantage to their wiser, LinkedIn-engaged, colleagues and peers. A weak profile has immediate disadvantages: it detracts recruiters…
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LinkedIn Post 1: Is it Worth My Time?

LinkedIn Post 1: Is it Worth My Time? The new wave of web and technology advancements has amazed and overwhelmed society. With mobile devices and an infinity of social media sites clamoring for your attention, the distinction between a powerful technology platform and a time-waster can be a thin grey line. Yet, when it comes to LinkedIn-the…
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Building a Productive Work Team

Building a Productive Work Team Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Texting. Skyping. Words with Friends. Draw Something. All of these are daily distracters that become addictive and time-wasting. While it’s efficient to connect with people on these different platforms, it may hinder your team’s ability to focus on everything from daily routine tasks to the project proposal…
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Positive Work Environment

Positive Work Environment Your employees are like family. Chances are, you see them just as much, if not more, than your loved ones.  And, as with your home, you want to give your employees a positive environment that not only cultivates success, but also harmony. There are several things you can do to create a positive…
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5 Tips for Motivating Employees

5 Tips for Motivating Employees A large part of creating a successful business is having employees who are motivated.  Sometimes even the top performers and best self-starters can experience a lull in motivation. Whether your business just needs a little pick-me-up, or a motivational overhaul, these 5 tips for motivating employees will enhance your workplace! Tip#1:…
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Top 10 Hiring Tips

Top 10 Hiring Tips All highly successful companies have one thing in common; skilled, ambitious, responsible employees. Finding quality people to work at your company does not happen over night; in fact it can (or should) take months to fill one position with a trained and trusted candidate. Here are 10 hiring tips to help…
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