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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Networking for Your Entry Level Job Search? How It Works in Different Settings

How should you approach networking in your entry level job search?  It might just depend on where it takes place.  The following post provides advice on networking in different settings.

Networking. Some people call it a guaranteed way to meet influencers in your industry. Others believe it’s the best way to market your skills, brand and accomplishments. You may dread networking and try to avoid at it at all costs. Unfortunately for you, networking is still considered one of the top techniques not only

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Posted November 20, 2013 by

How to Increase Your Promotion Potential: 10 Tips

Two men shaking hands on a promotion

Two men shaking hands about a promotion. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You work hard at your job. You show up on time every day. You do what’s expected of you. So why aren’t you being promoted?

Unfortunately, you can’t expect a promotion simply by doing your job well. Moving up the corporate ladder usually requires a concerted effort to make yourself stand out. As human resources executive V. Jean Maye puts it, “Employers want to see passion, leadership, a ‘whatever it takes’ attitude and a solution-oriented team player poised for promotion.”

Don’t worry: This doesn’t mean you have to commit yourself to working 80 hours a week. There are a number of other ways you can make yourself stand out as a good candidate for a promotion and ensure you’re on the path of the upwardly mobile. (more…)