Archive for Category: "Networking"

5 perfect presentation closers

5 perfect presentation closers

So the hard part is over. It was smooth sailing throughout your entire presentation. The audience laughed at your jokes, they stayed attentive, and they even responded to your questions. Your speech is coming to an end, and you need the perfect way to leave your audience thinking.

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How to make friends at a new job

How to make friends at a new job

Making new friends is one of the greatest benefits of a new job.

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6 time-management tips for better networking

6 time-management tips for better networking

Networking is an important part of building, maintaining and advancing your career, but sometimes it can be hard to find the time to do it right.

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6 Methods for Making a Lasting Impression

6 Methods for Making a Lasting Impression

This post is by Nicole Smartt, vice president and co-owner of Star Staffing.  Nicole can be found on Twitter @StaffingqueenN. You went to a networking event, chatted with new contacts, and collected cards. Now what? There are multitudes of things you can do to make a personal and lasting impression past the first interaction. Now that [...]

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Pursuing success in public relations

Pursuing success in public relations

Shelley Spector is the president and co-founder of Spector & Associates, (spectorpr.com) a public relations firm in downtown Manhattan. She also teaches Public Relations in the Communications department at New York University’s School of Continuing / Professional Studies.   Public relations (PR) is one of the nation’s fastest growing fields. It’s also one of the [...]

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5 Rules for Navigating Social Media

5  Rules for Navigating Social Media

This post is by Phil La Duke, a partner in the Performance Assurance Practice for ERM. La Duke has over 20 years of training, performance improvement, and lean manufacturing experience. It seems like everything you read about social networking these days contains some dire admonishment about the importance of keeping your social outlets squeaky clean. [...]

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5 Time Management Tips for Better Networking in 2013

“Coffee Shopping” is how I describe loosely defined, networking meetings and business introductions — which mostly seem to take place in the neighborhood coffee shop. I like meeting new people, learning about their work and determining if we can support one another. Most of my business comes from referrals so the open approach to networking [...]

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College Students: 5 Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

College Students: 5 Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

You’re done with your fall semester, and now it’s time for holiday break. Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you’re up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn’t very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities [...]

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How to Network Like a Pro

How to Network Like a Pro

Go to any job fair, career event, mixer, or gathering and you’ll hear people murmuring about networking. Any headline offering advice about finding a job in a tough economy mentions networking as the best way to find a job. Career coaches, speakers, consultants and other experts all tout the value of networking.  Here are three [...]

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Networking Tips for the Holiday Season

Networking Tips for the Holiday Season

Mark Payleitner’s diverse background includes directing the 120-member tech-support team at the Arthur Andersen Development Center, managing in Baxter Healthcare’s network support, directing operations for Coleman Home Solutions, and supervising worldwide HR systems for Arthur Andersen. Currently, he teaches business at Computer Services Institute. Like many professionals, he recognizes the unique networking opportunities that the [...]

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