Avoid These Mistakes When Going Solo

Everyone starts with a brilliant business idea. However, your journey to entrepreneurship needs to include many more steps before you’re ready to launch a business.
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Clever Steps To Repair Your Company’s Online Reputation

The process of repairing your online reputation will not give you a result overnight. You need to exert some effort before you reap the rewards.
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5 Effective Marketing Ideas for Staffing Firms

by Robert Clough If you just started your staffing firm, your most important question is probably how to get new clients. Without a killer marketing plan, they won't find you. You have to make yourself stand out and become a resource that they come to for information.  Not sure where to start? We've made it easy for you by compiling this list of 5 effective marketing strategies that you can start using today to attract clientele.  1. Be Unique  To stand out amongst the competition, your...
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Is the Gig Economy the Best Future of Work?

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Breanne Dyck. I’ve seen a lot of articles popping up lately talking about the “future of work.” The exact details vary, of course, but the general sentiment is that in the not-too-far-off-future, we’re going to see a dramatic shift away from traditional employee-employer relationships. In the future, the story goes, we’ll embrace the freedom that comes from being free agents. Contractors, not beholden to any one organization, free to work when we want, h...
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How To Become More Unreasonable

No, this is not a manual to enable you to annoy your colleagues and friends. If you have not read Charles Handy’s great book ‘The Age of Unreason’ then now is the time to acquire or borrow a copy. Basically, Handy applies different modes of thinking to generate what some might call strange ideas e.g. don’t pay hospital consultants more, let them work less (you need to read the book to find out why). Anyway, the aim is not to apply reason to problematic situations but to apply the opposite – Unre...
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I Have No Patience for Reps Who Don’t Use CRM | Sales Strategies

I was recently with a group of sales leaders and one of them admitted that he had sales reps who didn’t use CRM. And this sales leader was from a top-performing company with around 40-50 reps who are consistently over …Read More »
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5 Hot Careers in Financial Services

Careers in Financial Services are some of the most challenging and rewarding careers. It is certainly one of the higher paying industries and the last few years has seen renewed hiring and plenty of opportunities if you know where to look.
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The Innovation Burnout Syndrome

Most newly launched organizational innovation initiatives have a dark side, a not-much-talked-about shadow side -- the metaphorical alcoholic-father-in-the-basement side. And it is this... fascinating new projects are conceived, senior leaders get excited, game plans are drawn up, but no one gives the "worker bees" any more time to devote to the newly launched projects. They are, in effect, expected to shoehorn their new efforts into their already overloaded schedules. Bottom line, aspiring...
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