Tag: Career

How to Utilize Social Media to Showcase Your Skills

Social media can be a powerful tool in your job search ans building your career and professional brand. It can equally be an exceptional tool when you are showing people and potential employers your skill sets. For example, if you an experienced manager you can use social media like LinkedIn to detail your experience in

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How to Sell Your Education to Hiring Managers

Having a strong work history is important–it’s also great having a decent education. However, did you know that your education can somwtimes work against you? Too much education may reflect a focus on more theory than real world application. Ok, so you have a degree or a few certificates. However, the bottomline is if it’s

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The Importance of Learning more about Your Local Community

Learning more about your community is a vital part of your personal and professional growth. Of course its not an obligation on your part to do it–the pros simply out weigh the cons. Connecting with your community can give you an increased awareness of the people, businesses, organizations and non-profits. Getting a better understanding of

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Blogging Your Way to Specialized Knowledge (Pt. 5)

Blogging isn’t simply a space to write some wishful thoughts or post your thoughts about a local band. A blog can be an amazing opportunity for you to build an amazing career. As discussed in this 5-part blog series, blogging can be a fantastic journey that will take you to places that you never thought

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Blogging Your Way to Specialized Knowledge (Pt. 4)

After getting into full-blog mode you will notice that ideas for blog entries will come easier to you. However, the complexity of the posts depends on how far you want to take your blogging career. As noted, one of the major reasons blogging is such a good idea is to increase your knowledge of a

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Blogging Your Way to Specialized Knowledge (Pt. 3)

What starts as your first blog turns into 4 posts and then your at 20 blog posts! Blogging becomes a habit like anything in life. You have to do it. It isn’t a chore, it becomes something you just do everyday. And another amazing thing happens..you start to learn alot about what you write about!

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Blogging Your Way to Specialized Knowledge (Pt.2)

One of the easiest ways to share or expand your knowledge is by blogging! Blogging has been around for a while. By writing a blog you not only give yourself a great opportunity to learn more about your subject matter but you extend your knowledge of maintaining and growing it. Social Media By utilizing social

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4 Ways to Invest in Your Career

When we are doing something that we loved it’s an amazing feeling! Whether its working at a great company or being an entrepreneur, it’s always wise to continue to invest in your career. Here are 5 ways that you can invest in your career: 1. Education. Expanding your knowledge is an amazing thing that you

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