How to Find Your Next Job with Informational Interviews

If you are a career changer, applying for jobs via the traditional career website submission process is like trying to get found via your Wi-Fi signal in the middle of the Amazon.

Informational interviews are one of the most effective methods for landing your next job for two reasons. They are a great way to get in front of people to expand and nurture your network. And they also help you to actively fill the knowledge gap career changers often come across, especially the kinds of gaps that a formal education won’t fill but experience does. Here are some steps to get you started.

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Negative Externalities Can Be Opportunities

Have you ever thought about the negative impact your business or industry has on the environment or community? Pollution, waste, over consumption of limited resources, habitat destruction, improper disposal practices, time away from families, standards of living declining, etc all effect our world. You want your kids to thank you, not blame you, for the world you leave them. Don’t be a part of the problem, be part of the solution. Many companies are seeing these negative externalities as opportunities to position themselves against them which can bring about good press and increase sales. Here are 15 Ways to Turn Your Negative Externality into a Positive Impact.

How To Stand Up on Your Own Two Feet After Getting Laid Off

This day will come where you suddenly find yourself out on the doorstep of your company with the door shut behind you. To give you direction, here are some day by day steps to get you through your first week unemployed and back on the right track.

Ten Tips for Presenting to Senior Executives

Senior executives are busy people. Not only are they doing work like everybody else, but they’re managing teams and being held to performance targets. When it comes to presenting to a group of senior executives, here are some tips for an effective presentation.

From Employee to Entrepreneur – The Reality

Welcome to the life of an entrepreneur. As glamorous as it sounds, there are a lot of hidden unknowns along the way to stress you out and second guess yourself. It is not for the faint of heart. Here are recommendations for frustrated entrepreneurs to get through those tough times.

What Changes in the Digital Entertainment Industry mean for Advertisers?

Current analytics is giving our industry insights, which are so profound, that they are impacting and changing content creation, its accessibility, as well as the way we are monetizing it. What does this mean for the future of digital entertainment and advertisers who market through it?

Is Your Stand-Up Meeting Getting Boring?

By taking a step back and “standing down” my team’s StandUp meeting, I was able to re-assess it, and then build on the traditional Agile Methodology to make it a more effective tool for my team. As a result, I turned around my team’s perception of the concept and improved their performance. If your StandUps are bland or dreaded, try incorporating this new approach to your StandUp and invite feedback from your team to see if they like it. It can bond teams and improve their performance if you dare to innovate.