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Posted August 08, 2014 by

Steps on Building a Career in a E-Commerce Jewelry Store

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Green diamond with positive online results in business. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The Internet has completely changed the way business is done in the modern world.  Over the last 20 years, more and more businesses have embraced the world of online marketing in order to tap into the growing market.

The E-Commerce Numbers

In 2012, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) predicted that 2.5 billion people will be using the Internet by 2015, indicating rich opportunities on this platform. According to a study by Nielsen, U.S. e-commerce sales in 2012 accounted for 5.2% of total sales. What’s more U.S. Census Bureau’s statistics indicated that 77% of shoppers are influenced by online recommendations. (more…)

Posted July 29, 2014 by

Attention Millennials – This is Not Your Parents’ World

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Young relaxed successful businessman in the city. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Much has been said about the generation known as the “Millennials.”  Baby Boomers see them as lacking in commitment, reflective of instability in lifestyles, and not focused enough on career, family, and long-term goals.  Many even call them the “Lost Generation,” a reference perhaps to the “Lost Boys” of Peter Pan.  But take heart, you Millennials – this is not the world of your parents nor will it ever be again.  You are a generation that is coming into its own and adjusting to a very different global mindset.  As members of this generation, you have a much better handle on how your world will “work” during your lifetime and how best to navigate it.  Consider the following: (more…)

Posted July 02, 2014 by

Advance Your Career In Web Designing To Engage In Challenging And Creative Pursuits

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Website development drawing. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you work as a web designer, you must realize that designing web pages is more than creativity. It supports the business ends of your client. It plays a crucial role in driving e-commerce and building a company’s brand. At times, an impressive and good website is more effective than a brochure. It can influence the target audience and can capture relevant user-data easily. Through targeted marketing, it can improve a firm’s business. The main role of a web designer is to make a product functional and beneficial for a client.  If you are working as a web designer in a company’s ecommerce site your main responsibility is to make buying easy. (more…)

Posted June 26, 2014 by

College Graduates, Bringing Certain Career Skills to the Jobs You’ve Applied for? How to Make Them Important to an Employer

While college graduates may bring career skills suited to the jobs they have applied for, it’s essential that they show potential employers how important these skills are.  Get some examples of how to do so in the following post.

Us career gurus often tell you to veer away from those “overly common” skills thateveryone puts on their resume: creativity, good communication skills, team player, independent thinker, goal-oriented, and the list goes on. Because here’s the thing guys – nobody ever gets hired because their resume states that they’re “creative”. The

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

Trades Are Cool Again

Carpenter at work on industrial job site

Carpenter at work on industrial job site. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For some, the “college experience” is an exciting prospect that starts with trying out subjects that will hopefully lead to a career and ends with the rude awakening of abundant student loans and no job post-graduation to pay them off – or potentially worse, being stuck in a career you’ve discovered just isn’t right. When you need a career path re-evaluation, or when you can’t secure a job (or even an interview) post graduation, use this game plan to determine options. (more…)

Posted June 03, 2014 by

Want to Show Creativity When Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 3 Tips for Success

If you want to be creative in your search for recent college graduate jobs, there are three tips in the following post that could help you find success.

Once a week on Mashable, Tech Crunch or Huffington Post I read about someone’s creative promotional approach to marketing themselves as a job seeker. Whether it’s a funky infographic resume, a physical promotional package, or an innovative digital portfolio, many of them are legitimately cool and sometimes successful (like this one). Other, however, more closely

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

5 Qualities of Top-Tier Bosses

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement

The best bosses are the ones who can turn a good organization into a great company.  They are the individuals who consistently push their employees to become better, more engaged and enable them to adapt to oncoming changes in the corporate landscape.

Instead of suppressing employees, top-tier bosses encourage smart ideas, open conversation and creativity.  They reward the employees who deserve recognition instead of promoting those who simply agree with them.

Regardless of industry or size of company, studies have showed that the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success.  Below, you’ll find 5 of them. (more…)

Posted May 01, 2014 by

Top tips to help you have a fulfilling career in mobile graphic designing

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High angle view of artist drawing a graphic on a tablet at work. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

People are slowly realizing the lucrative nature of the web and graphic design industry and therefore, there is a sudden demand for good quality, professional graphic designers to cater to the various designing needs of the people. There are excellent career opportunities in store for a graphic designer. To be successful, you need not limit yourself to working in large design studios. You can take up projects on a freelance basis as well. Graphic designing not only offers excellent compensation but also makes sure that you let your creative take the forefront and come up with interesting designs. (more…)

Posted April 22, 2014 by

Millennials, Do You Want to be Leaders on Your Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips to Help You Move Ahead at Work

Millennials have the opportunity to show that they can be leaders on their entry level jobs.  Learn five tips that can help them do so in the following post.

Only 13 percent of employers say they do an excellent job developing leaders at all levels. As a millennial, this leadership development issue presents you with an opportunity. According to Psychology Today, more than 40 percent of millennials expect to be in a management position within two years of landing a job. It’s time to show your boss how you can

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

Have Interviews for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 4 Unusual Types of Questions to Prepare for

When going on interviews for jobs for recent college graduates, you might be surprised at some of the questions that you’re asked.  In the following post, learn four unusual types of questions that potential employers might ask you.

You can’t prepare too much for a job interview. Ironing your shirt, researching the company, having a map with directions to the interview location… even practicing answers to likely questions should be part of your interview preparation. You should expect to answer a variety of questions; some of which will be difficult and even weird.

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