Growing Your Career Using Facebook

LinkedIn is often seen as the go-to social networking platform when it comes to professional networking. But how about Facebook? When utilized in a professional and methodical manner it can be a powerful tool in helping you grow and develop your career. Unlike LinkedIn, you can let your guard down and enjoy what social mediaContinue reading “Growing Your Career Using Facebook”

5 Ways to Grow Your Professional Network (From Your Smartphone)

It’s important to get out and meet people in order to grow your professional networking. Nothing really beats connecting with people face-to-face. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t connect with people with meeting them face-to-face. In fact, using your smart phone is a simple and effective way to build your network relatively quickly. Here areContinue reading “5 Ways to Grow Your Professional Network (From Your Smartphone)”

How to Grow Your Network in Two Weeks

Meeting people and building your network is easier than you think! First off, design and print at least 500 business cards–it can be simple and nothing fancy. This is your ultimate marketing tool when you contact with other professionals. Meeting people You don’t have to go far to start building your network. Give your businessesContinue reading “How to Grow Your Network in Two Weeks”

How to Survive and Thrive in A Tough Economy

When there’s an economic downturn jobs become scarce and life becomes tough for a lot of people. One of the most stressful outcomes from a bad economy is the possibility of losing one’s job. So if times are tough how can you thrive? Advertise your services Are you really good at doing something? Advertise yourContinue reading “How to Survive and Thrive in A Tough Economy”

5 Online Sites to Advertise Your Career Expertise

1. Craigslist Although mainly a place to sell and buy items, Craigslist is still a great place to advertise job postings, resumes and gigs–thus an amazing online area to post your career expertise. It’s free and despite a high chance of attracting spam, you can still yield some potential contacts by showcasing what you know.Continue reading “5 Online Sites to Advertise Your Career Expertise”

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 inContinue reading “How to Utilize Social Media to Showcase Your Skills”

How to Find Your Niche on Social Media (and Develop your Brand)

It doesn’t take long to explore social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to find out where you can fit in. There are a lot of opportunities to find your niche and to grow your skills and career via social media. Lets take Instagram for example. In the last few years this smartphone-first socialContinue reading “How to Find Your Niche on Social Media (and Develop your Brand)”

The Art of Joining Facebook Groups (And Getting the Most From Them)

Facebook groups can be an important addition to your job search arsenal. There are simply too much up-side to ignore them. However, an important thing to keep in mind is that there are so many groups out there on Facebook; you need to be proactive in finding ones that fit your goals. One of theContinue reading “The Art of Joining Facebook Groups (And Getting the Most From Them)”

5 Ways to Land a Job Quickly

Finding a job that suits your personality and strengths is one of the major goals of establishing a healthy career! However, if you need a job here are 5 great ways to land you one now: 1.Personally Hand-out your Resume One of the easiest ways of getting a job ASAP is printing your coverletter/resume andContinue reading “5 Ways to Land a Job Quickly”

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”