Employee Turnover Increasing | Navigator Newsletter #186

Chart Your Course

Others leave for better and more interesting career opportunities. Staff Speaks Newsletter. They have begun a Staff Speaks article in their monthly newsletter. Unique from other books on the market today, it provides tried and true practices that will quickly transform your place of business. The Navigator newsletter is received by over 35,000 subscribers in 49 countries, in addition to other websites and magazines. Employee Turnover on the Increase.

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The Importance of Testing in an E-marketing Campaign

Women on Business

The same principles apply to e-marketing: before rolling out a campaign to a large audience, test it on a small one. How does their e-marketing supplement their traditional marketing? Create a Benchmark Traditional direct marketing always uses a control piece as the benchmark, generally with an A/B split test. The same idea works for e-marketing. By testing your marketing campaign, you gain more time, money and experience for future projects.

A Christmas Newsletter from the Edmondson Family 2011

Ron Edmondson

Jeremy has proven to be a hard worker and is doing well in his new career in marketing and social media. Merry Christmas! It has been a great year for the Edmondson’s. We spent our first full year in our downtown condo. We love it. When weather and schedules cooperate, we walk downtown at night and through the campus of Austin Peay State University (our Alma mater and the fastest growing university in our state). We even dine on campus some nights.

How to Remain Relevant [in Today's Job Market] When You’re Over 40

First Friday Book Synopsis

To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Your earning potential pretty much tops out at age 40. Here is an article written by Penelope Trunk for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network.

StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 45 – Marketing & Sales: Closing the Value Gap

Strategy Driven

Episode 45 – Marketing & Sales: Closing the Value Gap examines the evolution of the business-to-business selling process and the gap between what customers want and what their service providers and vendors provide. Before joining the BTS team, Lou had a long career in sales for professional services firms. You just finished reading StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 45 - Marketing & Sales: Closing the Value Gap !

The Big Picture of Business- Flip Sides, Second Acts and Successful Careers

Strategy Driven

It used to be said that people have three careers in them. Bacharach started his music writing career by taking 'work for hire,' tailoring songs to particular performers. We benefit from going back and learning from our own early Body of Work, assuming that we stratregized our career to be a long-term thing, as Burt Bacharach did. A career is all about devoting resources to amplifying talents and abilities, with relevancy toward a viable end result.

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Career Advancement Opportunities. In today’s tough job market, workers want to be sure their career has a future that fits into the changing economy. Businesses that are clear about the possible career paths they offer are more likely to attract and retain top talent. Along with a clear career path and ongoing skill development, employees value the ability to advance their skills through further education.

Build Your Brand by Promoting Yourself

Women on Business

Marketing – all companies do it. Whether a television campaign, internet ads, radio spots or magazine spreads: companies market themselves in order to stay relevant and attract clients. As self employed women it is easy to forget how important it is to market yourself. You started your company or career because you have something to offer. Newsletters. Send out a newsletter to your data base full of tips and tools they can use.

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The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

They also provide more than double the market average in training time for entry-level employees, and offer clear paths for advancement into management. Another winner, supermarket chain Whole Foods Market maintains just 7 percent voluntary turnover, and receives more than one million applicants a year for its 600 average job openings. Too many workers, especially Generation Xers and younger, see changing employers as the only way to advance their careers.

How Loyal is Your Team?

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As the market heats up and it is, those companies must correct those behaviors soon or they are likely to be loosing their best talent according to a survey recently completed by Right Management. Right Management is the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions. Many employees will not take offers in down markets because of fear of it not working out. Business Newsletter Extras

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Be an Advocate for Yourself :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Mentoring is defined as career advice and guidance and sponsorship is advocacy. High performing women need to take control of their own career advancement. Communicate your intention to advance your career. Here’s the bottom line: you need to take control of your career.

3 Ways Remarkable Leaders Get Noticed

Tanveer Naseer

Being a good leader — or even a great leader — is just not enough if you want to keep moving up in your career. Is there already a product on the market that will meet their needs? When you consistently come up with innovative solutions to the company’s problems, you’ll gain visibility with the top executives, which can open up career advancement opportunities and help propel you into a top management position. The following is a guest post by Joel A. Garfinkle.

It’s Time to View Leadership as a Profession

Great Leadership By Dan

reprinted with permission from DDI's Directions newsletter): Leadership is a craft. engineers, pilots, sales managers, marketers, teachers, and bankers. He is responsible for launching DDI’s new products and services, leading DDI’s Center for Applied Behavioral Research (CABER) and its major research projects and developing and executing DDI’s global marketing strategy. careers Rich Wellins development DDI leadershipGuest post from DDI's Richard S. Wellins, Ph.D.

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How are you doing on price? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

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Five Mistakes We Make at Networking Events

Women on Business

Marketing – It’s Simple! Jody Gabourie, the recently retired Canadian “Marketing Plan Queen”, knew. Categories : Networking Leave a Comment Subscribe to and Follow Women On Business Subscribe to the Women On Business Newsletter Sponsored by Tradepub.com Connect with Susan Gunelius Publish Your Press Release on Women on Business Submit your press release to be published in the Business Women News section.

AARP – The Last Membership Card You Will Ever Need!

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I remember when I was at the beginning of my career and calling on AARP as a direct marketer to do their work. You know, first time you walk, get your hair cut, ride your bike, graduate from high school then college, first job in your chosen career, first plant or pet you share with your girl friend to ready yourself for a domesticated life, get married, the purchase of a home, the birth of your children, their graduation from school and now a membership to AARP !

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Harvard Business Review

Are you raring to change careers? But how do we use it to help change careers—to make sure we’re found by the right recruiters, hiring managers, colleagues—not ones from our past, but from our future careers? Instead, focus your profile on your new career direction, just as you’ve tailored your resume to specific jobs. Kristi Sullivan’s been a successful marketing executive for over 15 years. Kenneth Andersson.

Salespeople have questions. Jeffrey has answers.

Strategy Driven

Jeffrey, I’m new to the mortgage business after a 10-year career as a professional athlete. You say you must become an expert at what you’re trying to sell to have any hope of future success but what I’m selling requires loads of previously acquired knowledge and the ability to implement that knowledge in a world where the market is constantly changing.

Three Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Making Prospecting Calls

Strategy Driven

Not only can this affect your ability to succeed at your job, but it can also affect your overall sense of career satisfaction and fulfillment. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales cold calling cold calls Connie Kadansky marketing and sales Practices for Professionals sales call strategydriven

How’s your networking working? Better if you follow the rules.

Strategy Driven

HISTORY: I began my networking career more than 25 years ago, so I consider myself a relatively sophisticated meeting attendee. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales Practices for Professionals buy gitomer buygitomer Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales networking personal network professional network strategydriven

The NEW TRUTH about closing the sale.

Strategy Driven

In my career I have learned two powerful words that complete the selling process. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales business management buy gitomer buygitomer closing the sale Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales strategydriven

The risk of 9 to 5. And the reality of BEFORE and AFTER.

Strategy Driven

The key point of understanding is the difference between a job in sales, and a dedicated, relationship based sales career. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales Practices for Professionals business networking buy gitomer buygitomer Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales networking personal assessment Personal Performance Improvement strategydriven

Using Instagram is not an option; it’s an opportunity!

Strategy Driven

I’m certain that in a Facebook research-marketing lab someplace in Silicone Valley they’re talking about Instaface or Facegram. ’ For your photos, your travels, your creativity, your career, your achievements, your cute kids, your passions, and your family. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

Sharon Drew Morgen, NYT Business Bestselling Author, Writes Column for StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

Sharon Drew imparts invaluable advice to executives and managers at all levels: helping them solve problems, become more effective, and realize a higher measure of business and career success. We believe a clear, forward-looking strategy, translatable to the day-to-day activities of all organization members, is critical to realizing success in today’s fast paced market environment. How Sales, Marketing and Social Can Facilitate the Decision Path.

The overlooked power that may be your sales kryptonite.

Strategy Driven

How does what you see impact your world, your education, your sales, your career, your success, your family, and your life? If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales Practices for Professionals buy gitomer buygitomer Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales strategydriven I see, therefore I learn. I see, therefore I think.

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The Big Picture of Business – Cut the Weeds: Focus on Priorities and Strategy, Avoid the Time Zappers

Strategy Driven

What types of ‘wild goose chases’ have you pursued in your networking career? Power Stars to Light the Business Flame , by Hank Moore, encompasses a full-scope business perspective, invaluable for the corporate and small business markets. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. One of the by-products of being high-profile is that you get hangers-on.

A Survey for Trainers, Consultants and Coaches

Kevin Eikenberry

This post is specifically for external trainers, consultants and/or coaches – or those considering this as a career option. Unleash Your Remarkable Potential Newsletter Video Insights Connect With Me Ask Me A Question Public Workshop Dates Bud To Boss – Indianapolis, In Public Workshop Information Special Reports Online MBA Rankings This site runs on the Thesis theme for Wordpress

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The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

In it, Bogey reprised the 1930’s Broadway hit and movie that launched his career. Power Stars to Light the Business Flame , by Hank Moore, encompasses a full-scope business perspective, invaluable for the corporate and small business markets. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

Your sales voice. What is it saying to you? What is it saying to others?

Strategy Driven

I was recently at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, giving a seminar sponsored by Sales & Marketing Executives International. I had an informal logistics meeting with some of the association members before the event when Jamie, the young woman who directed me to my preparation room, talked to me about her career. Jamie was seeking to gain control of her self and her power first, and find her career path second.

Recommended Resource – Act Like a Sales Pro

Strategy Driven

and published by Career Press. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing and Sales – Some Sales Are Simply Not Worth Making. Marketing & Sales Recommended Resources act like a sales pro julie hansen marketing and sales recommended resource strategydriven

Mistakes That Hinder Sales

Strategy Driven

This principle applies to sales representatives if they want to be successful in their career. Written to appeal to youthful professionals seeking to grow in their careers, the book provides applicable advice that can easily be remembered as a result of the book’s sports theme. The market is filled with self-help books promising to propel one’s sales career to the top. Marketing & Sales allen guy marketing and sales playing to win strategydriven

The biggest thing sales leaders overlook: SALES!

Strategy Driven

You seem to be doing the right thing – INCREASING SALES, and having the best year of your career. Let me address sales leaders… REALITY QUESTION FOR SALES MANAGERS: Why would you, as a leader, take an improving salesperson who is having the best year of their career, and tell him or her they’re “not making enough calls”? REALITY: Maybe by spending more VALUE time with each existing customer it will increase their wallet share and your market share, and referrals will go UP.

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Salespeople have questions. Jeffrey has answers.

Strategy Driven

The second time I was in the market to buy. How would you approach the market of sales professionals and sales management? Search LinkedIn by keyword to see who may be “looking for career offers.” If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales buy gitomer buygitomer Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales strategydriven

LinkedIn is great for business – er, I mean SMART business.

Strategy Driven

How are your connections helping your sales or your career? increase their interactive marketing ROI. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales Tools for Professionals buy gitomer buygitomer Jeffrey Gitomer LinkedIn marketing and sales strategydriven I am NOT a LinkedIn expert, but I do have more than 15,000 LinkedIn connections.

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What do you do EVERY DAY to build attraction and brand?

Strategy Driven

JUST DO IT: You’d think that with all these career building, low-cost or free opportunities, benefits, and life building assets, that every salesperson on the planet would be the MASTER of these outlets – and you would be wrong – drastically wrong – and most likely, PERSONALLY wrong. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

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A celebration of consistency. A legacy of insight.

Strategy Driven

Mark Ethridge, then-publisher of the Charlotte Business Journal, novelist, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and my good friend and supporter, said that publishing Sales Moves was his most impactful marketing decision of 1992. It was the turning point in my career. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. This is the 20th anniversary of my first column.

3 Tips on How to Become a Magnetic Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Shift your mindset People don’t start out their management career with the intention of being anything less than a stellar leader. Roberta Matuson , The Talent Maximizer® and President of Matuson Consulting, helps world-class organizations like General Motors, New Balance and Microsoft achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of talent. Sign up to receive her free newsletter , The Talent Maximizer.

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What keeps me up at night? None of your business!

Strategy Driven

Career issues. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Relate Articles: “Dead”-On Business Rules: Ten Tie-Dyed and True Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead, part 2 of 2. Dead”-On Business Rules: Ten Tie-Dyed and True Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead, part 1 of 2.

What’s the reason beyond BLAME? Maybe it’s YOU!

Strategy Driven

If you’re allocating too much time to watching TV, or other nonsense activities, you’re wasting valuable career-building opportunities. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Marketing & Sales buy gitomer Jeffrey Gitomer marketing and sales strategydrivenI overheard sales dialog on the airplane this morning. “He

Better to Give than to be Grateful :: Women on Business

Women on Business

However, when truly connecting with others (in conversation, in a sales situation, in an email newsletter, etc) it is much more about how they feel than how you feel. So, in keeping in this spirit and following those much wiser than me, I offer to you today a holiday gift that I hope will help with your marketing in 2011. It is a tool that allows you to keep all of your marketing activities organized so you can implement systematically. Has Email Marketing Become Obsolete?

Drill or hole? What are they buying – and what are you selling?

Strategy Driven

Now you may have heard some version of ‘drill-hole’ in your career, but you have never heard what the situation is, how to address the buying motive, how to take control of the sale, how to gain trust, and how to create a vision of “outcome” in the mind of the buyer. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

In it, Bogey reprised the 1930’s Broadway hit and movie that launched his career. Power Stars to Light the Business Flame , by Hank Moore, encompasses a full-scope business perspective, invaluable for the corporate and small business markets. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.