Archive for the tag 'Self promotion'

Mar 23 2009

Networking Almost Everywhere; It’s Almost Never A Bad Time To Network

For many people, introducing one’s self to a complete stranger is a very painful experience.  Believe me, I know!  It’s much easier for me to address a room full of people (strangers or not), than to introduce myself to someone I don’t know!!  But to overcome my discomfort talking with strangers took commitment and determination.  [...]

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Nov 05 2008

Clarity In Hiring

Employers have to be clear about what they are looking for when hiring.  It is a difficult thing!
The intro to so many job listings these days includes a blurb extolling the virtues of the company filling the position.  This is important information, it’s part of a good promotion campaign, it helps applicants to know a [...]

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Sep 07 2008

Attitude Is Everything

Recently I was asked to review a cover letter from a bookkeeper/accountant who for many years had been an independent contractor (IC), and who is now seeking a full time position. Luckily for her, she has had a number of very long-term clients, who have kept her very busy, and she has not been [...]

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Jul 13 2008

You’re Facing a Layoff: What Are You Waiting For?

Got a call recently from a former associate who told me he was being laid off at the end of the month. At the time of his call, he had 2 weeks remaining on the job, and he was just starting to reach out to his network. Because he works for a nonprofit organization, [...]

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