• In a Career Rut?

    Do you feel like you are in a rut with your current job? Need/want to make more money? Feel overworked and underappreciated? There are a lot of people who are
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  • Is your Resume Converting?

    Have you sent out resume after resume without a response? Is your resume written properly to get you to the next step? Does your resume convey the right message about
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  • Honing Your Elevator Speech!

    Have you ever heard the expression honing your elevator speech?  The basic concept behind it is simple. 
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  • Career tips for college women

    The one thing I fear as an adult is to wake up every morning knowing that I will hate what I do. I fear the thought of knowing deep down
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"How To" Transform Your Resume in 14 Minutes!

You can transform your resume instantly, but first you must know what your resume really is about. It is all about marketing, marketing your skills properly to a hiring manager. The person that puts together the best possible marketing campaign wins in job searches!  

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Mystery Shopping: Can you Make Money?

You will see ads make money mystery shopping, so begs the questions:

  1. What is Mystery Shopping?
  2. Can you make real income with mystery shopping?

Let’s start with the first question, what is mystery shopping? Mystery shopping is when you go to a place of business like a retail store, bank, restaurant, as a few main examples, also this can entail calling a place of business to inquire about their establishment, like apartments. In a retail store, you may need to make a purchase to rate the sales associate, for a bank you may need to inquire about opening an account to rate the type of service that you received. At a restaurant, you will rate the service and your overall experience. With apartments, you may need to call and visit the apartment complex to be able to rate your entire experience from the initial phone call to the tour of the apartment complex. How does this work?

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Want to Get a Job? Think Like a Marketing Company!

Whether you want to admit it or not, marketing and advertising works! In fact the old saying: "Advertising is not a science, it is an art, the art of persuasion." There has never been a more true statement, especially in getting a job. Marketing and Advertising Companies everyday are persuading us to buy their product or service. It works, think about it:

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Jobs: What's Your Return on Investment?

ROI, it is a common acronym. ROI standing for Return on Investment. This is something that we all seek. Whether we are talking about retirement, investments, 401k, house values, whatever the case may be we want something in return when we give something! That is exactly how potential employers views job applicants, what is the Return on Investment.

Make no mistake about it, regardless of position or company they are investing in you, and they expect a payoff. They are investing in your training, health benefits, taxes, insurance, and of course payroll. Human Resources and all companies are seeking a return on that investment, so you have to present yourself that way in your resume!

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