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Posted June 16, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Found New Jobs for Your Careers? 11 Tips for a Successful Transition

College graduates who have accepted new jobs for their careers experience a time of transition that takes place, leaving one employer for another one.  In the following post, learn 11 tips for a successful transition in the workplace.

Have you decided that the best way to progress your career is to move to a new firm? Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’, shares 11 tips on how to not just survive, but thrive in your new firm. 1. Stop yourself from saying ‘when I was at….’ Given your career history,

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Working on Jobs for Recent College Graduates in 2014? 5 Career Resolutions to Consider

So, you’ve made your personal resolutions for 2014, but how about those for your career?  If you’re working on jobs for recent college graduates this year, think about making these five resolutions for your career found in the following post.

In this blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores 5 career resolutions everyone should make in 2014 1. Follow your passion and play to your strengths When we play to our strengths and do something that we are really passionate about our productivity and performance generally soars. But it

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Posted December 31, 2013 by

Have Career Goals for Your Entry Level Job in 2014? 7 Ways to Achieve Them

If you have any career goals for 2014, say for your entry level job, the following post shares seven ways to achieve them.

Heather Townsend, author of The Go-To Expert and How to make partner and still have a life, reveals in this article 7 ways of kick-starting your career in 2014 Many of us will start 2014 with good intentions to revitalise our career or go for the promotion that you know you deserve. However, very

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Posted December 13, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 2

Are you college recruiting at a networking event?  The key to finding success could all be in the way you think.  Learn more in the following post.

In this 2nd part blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores how your mind is often the biggest barrier to winning business from attending networking events. See here for part 1 of the blog. Challenge your self-limiting beliefs Very often

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

College Grads, Need Referrals for Those Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Approach Getting Them

At some point in their job searches, college grads may need referrals when it comes to learning about potential recent graduate jobs.  In order to secure these referrals, they must learn how to approach those who can help them.  Learn more in the following post.

Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, looks at the best way to actually ask for a referral from your contacts. You will probably be surprised about how easy and comfortable it can be, when done correctly… Do you

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Posted September 26, 2013 by

Why Isn’t Your Career Advancing from Your Entry Level Job? Here Are Some Reasons

If you’re an employee who has not advanced from his or her entry level job, the following post has some reasons that may be holding you back.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. I am often talking with people whose careers have seemingly come to a full stop in their firm. Sometimes this is fixable, and other times it isn’t. This

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

Graduates, Nervous about Networking in Your Search for Entry Level Jobs? How to Overcome Your Fears

As recent college graduates searching for entry level jobs, you may need to attend some networking events.  However, how do you handle your fears about meeting new people?  The following post has some tips.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Nerves can be helpful at times – after all, they can stop you wandering in where angels fear to tread. However, they can also jeopardise your performance –

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Posted September 11, 2013 by

Can’t We All Just Get Along? 8 Tips for Working with Difficult Coworkers on Your Entry Level Job

Sometimes, you may find it challenging to work with certain people on your entry level job.  In order to make the workplace less stressful, the following post has eight tips to help you get along with difficult coworkers.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. I think we’ve all been faced with this one. You are on an assignment or project with the colleague from hell. The question is, how do you successfully work

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Posted September 10, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Do Your Recent Graduate Jobs Require Travel? 7 Ways to Build Relationships Away from the Office

Being so busy at work may often leave you less time to connect with coworkers.  However, just because you’re away from the office, that does not mean you can’t build quality relationships.  For young professionals with recent graduate jobs and other workers, the following post has seven ways to create this time for networking.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. One of the most memorable quotes from the interviews I did for ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ was this one from Antoinette Oglethorpe: “From

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Does Your Employer Know You? 8 Tips to Enhance Your Company Profile on an Entry Level Job

It is probably safe to say that most employees don’t mind a little recognition from their employer.  However, if you’re not necessarily seeking attention but want to enhance your company profile on your entry level job, the following post has eight tips that can help.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. What does it mean by having a good profile in the firm? In a Big4 firm, having a good profile

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