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You know you need to polish your leadership skills so you can gain respect in the workplace and start reaching for the next rung of the ladder. And if you’re already a mid-career pro with plenty of well-earned respect, a boost to your leadership skills can help you get things done and widen your sphere… read the rest »

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Are you about to take your first step into a career in sales? Maybe you’re an established mid-career professional in the midst of a job change. Or maybe you’ve been in the field for some time, you’ve gone as far as your current job can take you, and you’re ready to polish your interview skills… read the rest »

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If you’re like most of us, when it comes to your career, you probably don’t live with both feet planted firmly in the present. You step into your office or workplace every day and do your job with passion and commitment, but you probably don’t expect to be in this very place, completing these tasks,… read the rest »

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Sometimes moving your career forward and landing an offer means focusing on the people around you, not just on the job. And sometimes impressing an employer has nothing to do with your skill sets or industry knowledge and everything to do with your ability to read a scene, connect with others and form honest relationships…. read the rest »

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There are plenty of great reasons to hire you. You’re highly qualified, you know what you’re doing and any smart hiring manager will recognize your stand-out traits and immediately see you for the asset you are. You’ve studied hard and worked hard to get where you are, and you deserve the offer you’re looking for…. read the rest »

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Before you face the directors or hiring managers of your target company—those who will have the final say on staffing decisions—you’ll need to make your way past the first round of gatekeepers. In the sales field, these may include HR pros, company contacts and a very highly influential group: recruiters. As an experienced or aspiring… read the rest »

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If you’ve been immersed in the career marketplace for a while, then you understand the value of a strong elevator pitch. Your elevator pitch is a quick sound bite; a simple summary of your strongest credentials as a candidate. It’s a kind of mini-speech that can be delivered to a contact or potential employer during… read the rest »

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Your new job may have plenty to offer, including a decent salary, opportunities to learn, and exposure to new systems and industry developments. But in order to thrive in the role and leverage it to further your career, you’ll need one more indispensable thing: respect. If your managers, coworkers and clients trust you, respect you,… read the rest »

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On the surface, your career seems to be on track. Your resume looks fine, and you’ve been steadily toiling away in your industry since you finished your education. You may have one or two gaps or lateral moves in your history, but you’re working now, and you’re working every day in a field that’s relevant… read the rest »

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When you submit your resume and cover letter to potential employers, chances are they don’t immediately appear in an inbox and then in an open document on a hiring manger’s desk. Instead, your resume will likely be uploaded automatically into a database or HR system, where it will remain stored away with dozens or hundreds… read the rest »