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Advice for job seekers: Managing reference checks after being fired

It is important to leave a former employer on good terms and not burn bridges that one may need to cross in the future. Most job seekers know the importance of good references. Even if they give a mediocre performance … Continue reading

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Six Rules For Networking at Work

When we talk about networking, we often focus on connecting with people outside our organizations. But networking with colleagues is just as crucial. Well-networked people bridge the organizational silos that plague all organizations, and make their firms more collaborative and … Continue reading

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Online Networking

“In today’s digital era you can find hundreds of ways to use online social networks to market your business and yourself. Here are some of them: Research your market. You can use abundant resources the World Wide Web provides to … Continue reading

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7 Things That You MUST BRING To Every Networking Event

“Networking events can be incredibly more productive for you if you just know what to do. I know, you are probably thinking “”what is so hard about going to an event and handing out a bunch of business cards?”” Well, … Continue reading

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The Networking Disconnect

“To some people, ‘networking’ is a dirty word. They cringe when thinking about going to a networking event. The reason for that is that most people do it wrong. I was at a large networking event with more than five … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know about a Business Lunch

“1. As soon as everyone at the table is seated, that napkin goes in your lap. If you need to get up at some point, the napkin should be folded and placed on your chair. (Not the table — no … Continue reading

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Your Guide to the Perfect Business Lunch

“The term “power lunch” went out after the 80s along with awesome phrases like “gag me with a spoon,” but meeting for a meal with a potential client, investor, or business partner remains an excellent way to network and connect … Continue reading

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