Need a Resume or Rewrite?

Many times, your resume is your first introduction to a company. Which means...your resume will make you or break you. If your's sucks, so will your chances on scoring a great gig. That's just how it goes. 

If you're dreaming of the...

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What Are You Doing To Become Visible?

7 ways to stand out in a crowd

One of the strongest comments made about the average professional woman is their reluctance to step up, engage and make themselves visible. The creativity required to dream up the excuses I...

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Four Easy Ways To Get Press Coverage

As an entrepreneur whenever you craft a press release or submit a news item to a media outlet you have one goal in mind—to get the most exposure in that media outlet as possible. What your goal really should be is to get any exposure in...

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You Might Need A Super-Power To Get Hired

I recently began mentoring a college student. Like many other college students today, she wants to continue to graduate school.

Why? Because of the job market.

When I graduated a little more than a year ago, it seemed every...

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Tell Me a Story...And Get Media Coverage

If you want to get media coverage, there's only one way to get it: a press release. Media professionals expect and require it to get their attention. But, before you can create your release, you need something far more fundamental.

A story...

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Pinterest Does The Rest

I joined Pinterest in 2010. When I first started, I filled my boards with what I thought was my style.

We’re all eager to tell other people who we are.

Not long after...

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The 8 Things You Do Wrong On LinkedIn

Some years ago, I was chatting with a prospective employer, sharing tales of my experiences and selling him on the many reasons he should hire me, and doing it by using very specific examples. At one point in the conversation he turned quickly...

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How To Newsjack A Current Trend To Spotlight Your Business

At some point, we’ve all sent out that finely crafted press release with high hopes of some news outlet somewhere picking it up and running a story. We wait and then one day come to the conclusion that it is not going to happen. The business...

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7 Ways to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Business

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of Pinterest, one of the fastest growing social networking sites on the web. Pinterest is a virtual bulletin board that lets you categorize...

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You’ve Written A Press Release, Now What?

When I was a reporter I’d get dozens of press releases a day. I still remember the first time I got a really annoying press release. It stood out on my desk among the other faxes that were printed on that dull and curling fax machine paper...

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