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Posted May 27, 2015 by

Major Tips to Create Dynamic Presentations

Businessman giving presentation on projector screen to colleagues in office

Businessman giving presentation on projector screen to colleagues in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In today’s world, no one has time to sit and read lengthy instructions or pages full of information. The emphasis is placed instead on convenience and efficiency. Individuals, be they students or professionals, are busier than ever. They have more on their plate than they ever have before. Students, for example, tend to be taking more credit hours, working more hours, and spending more time on extracurricular activities than in the past. They don’t have the time or desire to spend their precious free time on anything that is less than compelling. Professionals are in the same boat: today’s professional works more hours than in the past, in part thanks to the ever-changing methods of communication. They are almost always able to be in contact with customers, coworkers, and loved ones. (more…)

Posted August 11, 2006 by

How to find a job using new media (podcasts, blogs, etc.)

I’ve been a part of the hiring process here at the Student Loan Network for several weeks now, reviewing applications for technology and marketing positions. I am consistently shocked at how people who are supposed to be cutting edge in technology and new media fail to incorporate any significant technology in their self-marketing. Out of hundreds of resumes, exactly ONE has had a personal web site with it.
In today’s show, I talk about how you can use new media – podcasting, blogs, video podcasting/vlogging – to land yourself a new job and help you stand out from the crowd, particularly in today’s stagnant economy.
Check it out at:
The Financial Aid Podcast Web Site
If you have iTunes, visit:
As always, please contact me with any feedback, either here, on the show, or on the phone.