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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


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


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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