Finding Opportunity at Your Current Job

Whether you like your job or don’t, have a career path or trying to find one–you always must find opportunities in any position you are in. It might be about finding like-minded co-workers or taking some points from a training session and running with them. The key is to always keep your eyes open forContinue reading “Finding Opportunity at Your Current Job”

How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 3)

When executed properly and with patience and consistently a professional meet-up group can give you many professional opportunities! You can discover new connections, build your brand, help the local economy and gain real-world practice by putting together an event. However, one of most unique features of a meet-up is the fact that it is anContinue reading “How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 3)”

How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 2)

There are many great benefits to starting and maintaining a professional meet-up group. If you are willing to take time to build one up you will definitely reap the benefits sooner than later. Promote the Benefits It might be a bit tough in the beginning to attract professionals to the meet-up you just made. FocusContinue reading “How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 2)”

How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 1)

A professional meet-up group is a powerful knowledge-based event that can build invaluable connections, find mentorship opportunities and learn from other professionals. For example, if you are in sales you can start a meet-up group that focuses on sales professionals from your immediate area or region. You can start with professionals in your niche likeContinue reading “How to Create, Host and Promote a Professional Meet-Up Group (Pt. 1)”

How to Blueprint a Company You want to Work at

First off, what’s blueprinting? Blueprinting is method in building a network at a company you don’t work for. It is certainly a time-consuming endeavour and before embarking on this project you have to weigh the pros and cons. Is it worth spending time learning and connecting with employees and key figures in the company? IsContinue reading “How to Blueprint a Company You want to Work at”

3 Free Sites to Advertize Your Freelance Services

While you hunt for a job, it’s a good idea to keep things rolling in regards to your speciality. These days it’s extremely easy to post an ad up advertizing your freelance business. Do you do landscaping? Do photography? Write? It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to post. Now where do you advertise? If you don’tContinue reading “3 Free Sites to Advertize Your Freelance Services”

6 Ways Graduates can Build Experience

If you have recently graduated from college or university you don’t need anyone telling you it’s going to be tough finding a job in your area of study. Many companies are looking for experience even with an entry-level position. So how do you build your experience? Here are 6 ways you can: 1.Volunteer It isContinue reading “6 Ways Graduates can Build Experience”

The 2-week Networking Challenge

If you are on the hunt for a job, you know that you have to explore every option that is available to you. Whether it is utilizing social media or simply handing out resumes, you have to be patient, confident and loyal. One of the most important ways of finding a job is through yourContinue reading “The 2-week Networking Challenge”

How to get the Most from a Networking Event

Networking is an essential part of your job search. If you are serious about getting a job–you should be using every opportunity to network and going to networking specific events. There are many organizations that set up networking events which include your local chamber of commerce. It’s also a good idea to create your ownContinue reading “How to get the Most from a Networking Event”

How to Think like a Sales Pro during Your Job Search

If you are a sales professional you have might have already worked your selling magic during interviews and while your were networking for your next career opportunity. For the rest of us selling might not come as naturally, but that shouldn’t stop you from thinking like a sales pro during your job search. In fact,Continue reading “How to Think like a Sales Pro during Your Job Search”