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MOVING ON

On January 23, 2010, Employaid partners with Pace University in downtown White Plains, NY for an information packed Entrepreneurship Event. Ten ...
Tags:  Small business, Starting a business


What to Do if You've Been Laid Off This Week

If you are one of the thousands affected by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and the acquisition of Merrill Lynch, here is ...
Tags:  Career strategies, Looking for work, Laid off


Returning to work

It’s time to return to work after a long absence from the job market. Though it might be tough, it’s not impossible, ...
Tags:  Returning to work, Working mothers


Woman business owner

What do you want to find out about women-owned businesses? Who they are? Why they exist? Heres just some of what you ...
Tags:  Women owned businesses, Women and work


Sales presentation

Whether you call it a sales pitch or a sales presentation, its all about developing a relationship and utilizing your communication skills ...
Tags:  Starting a business, Sales presentations


Contemplating a career change?

If you want a new career, go for it. And here are twelve steps to help make your career change a ...
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies, Leaving a job, Looking for work


Resume blunders

Check out some of the most outlandish resume blunders! - by Deborah S. Hildebrand
Tags:  Job interviews, Looking for work, Resumes


Office party at the spa

Mixing business and pleasure can have a positive effect on you, your team, your customers and vendors as long as you ...
Tags:  Management, Reputation, Co-Workers, Expenses, Socializing


Shaking hands

Understanding how to build relationships that will build your business is easy. Applying what you know is what takes work.
Tags:  Reputation, Small business, Starting a business, Networking


Candidate negotiating compensation

Before you jump up and down and shout, Yes, yes, yes! be sure the job offer youve just been given is really ...



Youve been let go. Laid off or fired, it really doesnt matter. What does matter is how you handle the explanation when ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Looking for work


Candidate answering tough interview questions

Interviews are not meant to be an obstacle course laid out so that job seekers have to bob and weave their way ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Job interviews, Looking for work


Greeting branch manager

Have you finally come to the end of your rope and decided its time to take the plunge into starting your own ...
Tags:  Starting a business, Financing, Small business resources


Woman being interviewed by jerk

Nothing can kill an interview like a rude interviewer. That is, unless you stay one step ahead of the game.
Tags:  Interview Skills, Rude interviewer


Gold Watch

No matter your age you should be prepared for unretirement, just in case you find retirement not all its cracked up to ...
Tags:  Returning to work, Financial security, Retiring, Economic trends


calendar

You've just been hired by a company and are told you are on 90-days probation. What does that really mean to you?
Tags:  Job offer, Looking for work


Document and pen

If you've just started a new job, you probably signed an offer letter. Do you know what you have agreed to?
Tags:  Job security, Offer letter, Financial security


Magnifying glass

Think you can run away from an annoying boss or performance issue by transferring into another department? Think again. Organizations evaluate internal ...
Tags:  Reputation, Performance reviews, Internet profiles


Office study marketplace declines for their industry

If you are working in an industry that has taken a hit lately, you may want to consider taking your skills and ...
Tags:  Job loss, Job stress, Looking for work


Swimming coach

Thinking of hiring a career counselor (or coach)? Be sure you know what to look for before making a commitment.
Tags:  Career strategies, Coaching, Job counseling, Career success


Fork in the road

Deciding to work in non-profit can be a rewarding decision. Find out what you (and everyone else) need to know about choosing ...
Tags:  Career strategies, Looking for work


Graduate receiving diploma on stage

If you have been considering getting your college degree, but are still not convinced you should, here are five reasons that may ...
Tags:  Financial security, Career success, College degree


Compass for setting career goals

Career success can be defined in many different ways by many different people. However, the one thing that everyone can agree on ...
Tags:  Career success, Goal setting


Woman, in thought

Grappling with the decision of whether or not to accept a counter offer? Ask these four questions before making a decision.
Tags:  Compensation, Career strategies, Leaving a job, Counter offer


Elevator speech

By learning to offer a compelling summary of you or your company in the time it takes to be on a short ...
Tags:  Reputation, Elevator speech, Career success, Branding


Men standing in line to collect unemployment insurance

If you are unemployed and wondering if you should apply for unemployment benefits, here is some basic information you need to know
Tags:  Laid off, Fired, Benefits, Unemployment insurance


Candidate in HR screening interview

Just because you've received a call to come in for a job interview with HR, don't think you are almost ready to ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Job interviews, Looking for work, Human Resources


Checking your own reference on the internet

For anyone who belongs to MySpace or Facebook or any other of the other social networking sites ...
Tags:  Career advice, Reputation, Social Networking


Woman posting resume online

Everyone posts their resume on-line. But not everyone does it correctly. Here are the ten things to consider ...
Tags:  Changing jobs, Virtual resume, Internet profiles, Looking for work


Entering key words on a resume

Keywords are frequently used in advertising and marketing campaigns to drive business. Here's how to use this same ...
Tags:  Job postings, Virtual resume, Key words


Deciding on a career coach

Thinking of hiring a career counselor (or coach)? Be sure you know what to look for before making ...
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies, Coaching, Job counseling


No entry sign

Many students who work in college never consider how this experience fits with their education. Here is a ...
Tags:  Career advice, Starting a job, Employment, Looking for work


Restaurant window

Interviewing for a job while eating a meal incorporates the same basic elements of other job interviews plus ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Lunch interviews, Job interviews


Candidate interviewing for a job

Understanding the connection between an employee's personal values and those of the organization is an important part of ...
Tags:  Job offer, Looking for work


ATM

It is important to understand there is a difference between an individual's worth in the job market and ...
Tags:  Job offer, Compensation, Salary levels


Employee job stress

Didn't go to college? Wondering how you will find a career that you love and still make your ...
Tags:  Job strategy, Job counseling, Looking for work


Standing out in a crowd

Successful interviews are based on successful interviewing techniques. Learn how to PREPARE for a job interview in order ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Job interviews, Changing jobs, Looking for work


Woman being interviewed

Going through a series of interviews with one organization can take a lot of time and effort. However, ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Job interviews, Changing jobs, Looking for work


Job interview

Don't jump blindly into any old job or company without first asking questions and getting the kind of information that will help ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Compensation, Looking for work


Compensation report

Thinking of asking for a raise? Then read further to understand the process behind determining the value of ...
Tags:  Interview Skills, Compensation, Salary levels


Reading job posting

If you're confused by what employers put in their help wanted ads, you're not alone. Read further to ...
Tags:  Job postings, Looking for work



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Winning the Sale When You're on Your Own

When you don't have a brand name on your business card, you'll need excellent presentation skills to close that big deal.


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Tags:  Starting a business, Sales presentations, Women owned businesses
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