How to Survive Down Time As a Business Owner

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Running your own business is unlike any other experience. You’ll wear every hat, forget what a 9-5 schedule looks like and feel glued to your phone. You will chase down every lead, face every fear, build crazy confidence and even crazier faith. By pushing beyond your own boundaries, you’ll give new meaning to the term […]

10 Steps to “Working It” at Your Next Job Fair

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Traditional job fairs are still a major way many companies find the people they hope to employ. Employers and recruiters gather their banners, booklets, pamphlets, business cards, candy and other unique goodies and head to high school and college gymnasiums, auditoriums and other large scale venues excited about meeting talented career seekers just like you! […]

How Social Media Changed Pre-employment Checks

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Growing up, my mother always spoke about the importance of being on my best behavior and carrying myself well in public. She’d often say things like, “you never know who’s watching you.” This is something that stuck with me. It drilled in me the importance of a positive public presentation. It taught me about reputation […]

Ask For Raise On Tuesdays. Here’s Why…

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     #1 – You Need to Get Your Boss to Agree to the Idea of a Raise First I never suggest anyone go in and just ask for a raise. Why? It blind-sides the manager. You are a business-of-one who is selling it’s services to a customer (your employer). Announcing you want a raise is […]