The Future of Work: Mobile Independents

“ Per MBO Partners at @gigaom Net:Work conference: there are 16 million independent workers in the US today; >20 million by 2013! #WorkConf Michael Dortch December 8, 2011 12:14:24 PM EST ReplyRetweet The future of work will require new thinking about approach and relationships. “ Key 2 success w remote working is building trust between […]

Wanted! Communication, Leadership and Technical Literacy

Employers unveil the most sought after skills in job candidates Today’s job market is more competitive than ever. Job seekers search for any competitive edge to stand out in a crowded field of well qualified candidates. So what do employers look for today? All employers will seek education, experience and technical skills for positions.  These […]

Support Small Business Saturday

Today is the  2nd annual Small Business Saturday®. The day, sponsored nationally by American Express, is designed to support small businesses during the busiest shopping season of the year.  According to the 2011 Small Business Saturday Consumer Spend Survey, 89 million people said they plan to shop “small” Saturday. According to industry experts there are approximately 27.9 […]

Giving Thanks

Today is one of my favorite holidays. The gifts we give and receive on this day are not wrapped in paper or placed under a tree. They require no money and are affordable for all. Today we give the gift of self as we spend time with friends and loved ones, and we give ourselves […]

5 Tips to Take Charge of Your Career

Your career is one of the most important aspects of your life.  It provides you with the economic means to live your chosen lifestyle, provides you with a sense of purpose and fulfillment, and is likely a large part of your overall social network.  Few things in business just happen.  Strategies are developed, tactics are […]

Your Resume Writing Checklist

Before You Write, Prepare Before you begin writing, it is a good idea to assemble the information you will need to write your resume. Do not be daunted by the amount of information you gather, you may need only bits and pieces from documents but it will be much easier to have it ready at […]

3 Tips to Build a Recruitment Ready Brand

Smart Blog on Social Media did a great Q-and-A with with Monica Pons, the head of executive recruitment forNBCUniversal. Pons discussed how the company uses social media and the role it plays in their recruitment. Social media is a great platform to connect with online communities and mobilize people. Our strategy focuses on creating and executing programs that […]

7 Tips to Get the Interview

Securing an interview for a job can be very stressful and time consuming. In a job market that seems to have greater demand than supply, it becomes even more critical to set yourself apart from the competition. While there are many creative tools and tactics you can use today, an attention to the right details […]

This is not Your Grandmother’s Job Search

While this may feel like the Great Depression of our grandparents’ era, today’s job search requires a thoroughly modern approach. Searching for a job requires a much more tailored approach that is customized to your desired employer and shows your talents and skills in action. To get noticed in this market, you have to be […]

Workers are Red, White and Very Blue Over August Jobs Report

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