4 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Enhance Your Career

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Springer publishes tips on stocks, what is currently going on in the market and his personal reasons for the ways he invests. If your business focuses on technology, you can connect with like-minded people on Google+ and LinkedIn, but Pinterest probably isn’t going to bring you a lot of traffic. Career & Learning career development networking social mediaThis is a guest post by LGL Community member Scott Huntington.

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Career vs Passion: What should you run after?

HR Digest

Follow your passion and earn or build a career just for earning? What should you run after in the career vs passion dilemma. The question of following your passion or career-building is an existential question. Is passion the difference between having a job and a career?

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How to Propel Your Career in 10 Minutes

Great Leadership By Dan

But what about career management? There’s a well-publicized notion that professionals spend more time planning a vacation than planning for their careers. That’s an unfortunate truth for many of us, even though a successful career is much more important to our happiness—a research-backed fact. The best way to remain marketable and achieve your professional goals is to practice consistency and discipline in managing your career. career advice careers Dawn Graha

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Top Careers for HR Professionals to Pursue

HR Digest

Are you seeking career growth in human resources? Here we have listed top careers for HR professionals to help you carve a niche in the industry you desire. If you want to follow a career in human resources, there are many options open to you. Careers for HR Professionals . Here are the various careers that you can diversify into under the HR umbrella. With the advancing role of technology in HR, it is a much sought after highly paid position.

Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? Over the past 25 to 30 years, technology has been zipping along the mainframe to desktop route and the entire tech institution has been riding along with it (and profiting greatly from it). How is technology changing for you?

45 Career Advice Experts Offer Career Success Secrets

Miles Anthony Smith

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success (Plus Leaderboard)​ Does your career seem to be a struggle at times? It’s why I wrote my book Why Career Advice Sucks™ … to share the stories of my own career success and failures and help you grow your career more quickly. Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

Industries That Provide Stable Careers

Strategy Driven

But you probably want to pursue a career path in an industry that can provide a stable long-term job. If you’re trying to find a career that both suits your personality and promises the possibility of financial stability (for as many years as possible) then here are some of the best industries to consider. The property market provides a very stable landscape for anybody looking to build a long-term career. It’s a career that can earn you a substantial income.

Seven marketing and business strategies for real estate agents

Strategy Driven

Being a real estate agent is no different to working within any other industry: you’ll need to market yourself and your brand so you can be successful. So what should you add to your marketing and business strategies to be a good real estate agent? Using technology as a device for your real estate business will show your clients that you have a fresh perspective on selling homes. Learn about your local property market.

Where Are All The Great Careers? Hiding Right Here.

Rich Gee Group

We all know the common and famous careers out there. Did you know there are many great career paths that are ‘hidden’ from the normal news mainstream? Careers we probably know exist if we really thought about it, but we tend to forget them when we look at the entire career picture. All the military benefits and living by the ocean or water your entire career with very few exceptions. Decent career path to management or senior tech.

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What Is Inbound Marketing, and Why Is Everyone Doing It?

Strategy Driven

While many businesses rely on traditional outbound marketing strategies to find new leads, this can be costly and even ineffective. Inbound marketing has emerged as an attractive complement to traditional advertising strategies. Whereas outbound marketing requires your business to cast a wide net to catch a few good leads, with an inbound strategy, you can lure potential customers who are already actively searching for the services you offer. What Is Inbound Marketing?

Women Ignoring a Growing Job Market

Women on Business

For a seemingly multitude of reasons women have failed to gain a foothold in the growing industries of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or more commonly known as STEM jobs. This number hardly improves when the job market is looked at where less than a third of all computer science jobs are held by women. STEM jobs are only going to increase as technologies are improved upon and the industries grow, so how do women break into industries dominated by men?

The Importance of Education in Furthering Your Career

Strategy Driven

Continuing with your education can lead to a more thriving career and financial security. While job experience plays a vital role in the job market, furthering your education gives you better opportunities to advance your career and lead a more comfortable lifestyle. Here are the benefits of education in advancing your career. Technological advancements have led to more downsizing trends in many companies across the globe.

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.

Career Development: Climb That Ladder in 8 Steps

Strategy Driven

As technology advances, so do the ways that many industries operate. So, how do you stay ahead of the curve and climb the career ladder? For example, someone wanting to progress in the social work industry could do an LCSW online program in their spare time to advance their knowledge and get better career prospects. For example, if you work in technology, your boss may want to build a team in order to implement a new facial recognition service.

The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career. Get Shareaholic Tagged as: Question , VOC , Voice of the Customer { 0 comments… add one now } Leave a Comment Previous post: Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

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Access to Digital Technology Accelerates Global Gender Equality

Harvard Business

In every industry, digital technologies are transforming the status quo. Recent research from Accenture, “ Getting to Equal: How Digital Is Helping Close the Gender Gap at Work ,” found that when men and women have the same level of digital fluency — defined as the extent to which they embrace and use digital technologies to become more knowledgeable, connected, and effective — women are better at using those digital skills to gain more education and to find work.

How Technology Can Help Close the Gender Gap

Harvard Business

The good news is that all this is changing, driven in large part by technology. Broader technology trends have reduced the cost of starting a new business for all entrepreneurs, such as the move from servers to cloud computing, from long-term leases to shared workspaces like WeWork, from business travel to video conferencing, and from employing all full-time employees to hiring some freelancers. What is the experience of a woman in corporate America today?

How an Analytics Mindset Changes Marketing Culture

Harvard Business

The most significant culture shift today for marketing teams is adopting an analytical marketing approach. The problem is that while marketers are thinking differently about their data, in many cases they’re not acting differently based on what the data is telling them. But if the technology to help us exists and is not price prohibitive, then why are most marketing teams lagging behind other functional areas in adopting an analytical mindset? HBR STAFF.

Marketing Success | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Those of you familiar with this blog know that I’m generally a strong marketing advocate. That said, my typical pro-marketing position assumes that certain key fundamentals are in place to insure that the lunatics don’t somehow become in charge of the asylum. I have watched companies spend tremendous amounts of money, time and energy debating logos, taglines, color pallets, font styles, ad campaigns, positioning strategies, marketing messages, brand promises, etc.,

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6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

Harvard Business

We are now in the era of “do-it-yourself” career development. Unfortunately, organizations today are unknowingly leaving employees with skill gaps and blind spots that can derail careers and organizational effectiveness. Here are six things you can do to take control of your own career. Your company may be grappling with a disruption from a new technology such as the “internet of things,” artificial intelligence, or cloud-based computing.

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

Harvard Business

Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. Two careers are better than one. And by committing to two careers, you will produce benefits for both. Instead, a more revealing query would be, “Why do you have multiple careers?” My corporate job paycheck subsidizes my record producing career. Career Transitions. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition.

How Deloitte Consulting LLP and Salesforce Are Using Technology to Transform the Employee Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE’S CONNECTME AND SALESFORCE

Harvard Business

And today I’m talking with Michael Gretczko, Principal, National Offering Leader, Human Capital as a Service at Deloitte Consulting, LLP, and with Jody Kohner, Senior Vice President of Employee Marketing and Engagement at Salesforce. We’re focusing today on how new challenges and new technologies are changing human capital management, and how to ensure that this key resource becomes a sustained competitive advantage for your company.

To Boost Your Career, Get to Know Your Boss’s Boss

Harvard Business

But there’s another person who often has just as much influence over your career: your boss’s boss. “The more you are known and respected by people above you, the better off you are from a career standpoint,” says Priscilla Claman, the president of Career Strategies, a Boston-based consulting firm and a contributor to the HBR Guide to Getting the Right Job. ” Show that you care about your company and that you are serious about your career.

Four Innovative Initiatives to Attract and Retain Diverse Women

First Friday Book Synopsis

Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” Here is an article written by Tina Vasquez (Los Angeles) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. What makes this article especially valuable is the wealth of [.].

Technological Know-How Is a Job Requirement

Harvard Business Review

billion , entrepreneurial companies with technology at their core have disrupted entire industries and threatened or eliminated incumbents. A 2011 IBM study of over 3,000 CIOs revealed that CIO-CEO alignment is stronger than ever, with traditional companies aggressively investing in technology innovation. Studies confirm that technology skills will be crucial for future employment prospects. Be an end user: The best way to understand new technologies is to use them.

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The “Four P’s” of Marketing a Law Firm Online

Strategy Driven

In the course of my years partnering with web developer and SEO specialist Sagapixel, I’ve learned a lot about how to market my firm. I am a busy Philadelphia appeals attorney and had to learn the hard way that running and marketing a law practice has nothing to do with the practice of law. Hopefully this synopsis of what I’ve learned will help anyone starting their own law practice, or anyone who has trouble marketing their law firm and needs more clients.

4 Ways Millennials Can Boost Productivity and Fulfillment at Work

Michael Lee Stallard

While popular belief holds that Millennials can’t get enough of technology, when global marketing firm McCann WorldGroup surveyed 7,000 Millennials in 2010, it found that 90 percent of respondents rated meaningful relationships as their greatest need. Technology might work quickly and simply, but human beings notoriously do not,” she writes. Kate Otto Speaking. Kate Otto has a message for fellow Millennials.

85% OF COMPANY SHORTFALLS ARE CAUSED BY INTERNAL BREAKDOWNS

Coaching Tip

A new report from Bain & Company, Barriers and Pathways to Sustainable Growth: Harnessing the Power of the Founder’s Mentality , finds that 85 percent of the barriers to profitable growth for the average company are internal and manageable – not external and uncontrollable, such as unfairly advantaged competitors, government regulations, inaccessible technologies and market conditions that do not offer growth opportunities. .

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I started my career in executive search right out of college over 13 years ago, so recruiting is work that I’ve always done and always loved. While in the second year of my profession the great recession hit and had a significant impact on my area of expertise including venture capital, and private equity-backed technology companies. General expectation setting and maintenance is paramount to any recruitment process and especially so in a tumultuous market environment.

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What Are Professional Development Goals?

Strategy Driven

With the advent of technology, many careers have been created, and others are destroyed. That way, you will be up-to-date with the knowledge and skills needed in the market today. Professional development plan to aid you in achieving your career goals.

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Craft a Sustainable Career

Harvard Business Review

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. You are confident that your skills and competencies make you valuable and marketable and that you can access opportunities through your network. Economic stagnation and unequal access to opportunity keep a sustainable career out of reach of many. Even among the socioeconomically privileged, investment in education, hard work, and commitment to a company is no guarantee of career success and fulfillment.

Employers Checking Social Media

Career Advancement

If you’re in the market for a new job, you may not want your boss to see your flurry of activity. You want social media to help your career, not harm it. Information Technology Job Search Perception Q&A with Joel“There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”. Brian Koslow~. Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are.

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There Is No Career Ladder

Harvard Business Review

Reaching the apex of the career ladder by gradually getting promoted to the top is a thing of the past. From my experience as a career coach, career ladders in most organizations have not existed for at least fifteen years. Career ladders are an artifact of the Mad Men era, when you signed onto an organization at age 21, followed the rules, were incrementally promoted, and retired with a gold watch. There are better ways to think about career moves.

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How Technology Has Affected Wages for the Last 200 Years

Harvard Business Review

Today’s great paradox is that we feel the impact of technology everywhere – in our cars, our phones, the supermarket, the doctor’s office – but not in our paychecks. We work differently, communicate with each other differently, create differently, and entertain ourselves differently, all thanks to new technology. Over the last two hundred years, technological advancements have been responsible for a ten-fold increase in wages.

The Rise of Alternative Online Businesses

Strategy Driven

Dropshipping and affiliate marketing. With affiliate marketing you create websites, posts on social media, and other digital marketing campaigns which promote another brand’s products or service. Influencer marketing.

The Market that Needs a Market Maker

Harvard Business Review

The job market simply doesn't function the way a market should. That's why at ManpowerGroup we believe that investment ought to focus on youth, who are now entering the market and who most need training. Still, while I cannot overstate the importance of training, it alone will not solve the labor market's structural dysfunction. labor market become more efficient? The dysfunctional labor market is too big a problem for any one sector to address alone.

Why Marketing Needs More Introverts

Harvard Business Review

If I had to bet, the best marketers of tomorrow will likely be far more introverted than the average marketer is today. I would even argue that marketing needs more introverts—people who will spend more time listening than talking, reflecting deeply on meaning, and building fewer, deeper relationships. In a world where consumers are increasingly proactive, introverted marketers may have the edge. The New Marketing Organization. Marketing

Change is What You Make of It

Lead Change Blog

My wife recently became a licensed real estate agent, a career for which she has been preparing most of her adult life and one that fits her like a glove, uses her considerable knowledge and skills artfully, and is simply the best work choice for her that I can imagine. Well, I know technology and social media, so I volunteered to help her become the successful real estate agent that I know she will be … my “small” contribution to helping her shine.

Lessons from a Career, Interrupted

Harvard Business Review

It's not news to anyone who's looked for a job recently that the days of a monolithic career spent at one company or in one well-defined field are over. Many of us have had to — willingly or out of necessity — rethink our career paths. In her HBR article, "Disrupt Yourself," Whitney Johnson discussed how Clayton Christensen's theories of disruptive innovation can be applied to changing one's career path in a competitive job market.

Why Job Descriptions are a Dying Art

Let's Grow Leaders

Pricing jobs for fair market value makes sense. ” Once the lawyers got involved, the higher job was eliminated, and the career path disappeared, and really great people were disappointed, and stopped trying. What I do know is the hundreds, at this point likely thousands, of people I’ve met over the years in reasonable paying jobs, whose fear of working outside their job description absolutely damaged their careers and sabotaged their long-term earnings.

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Structural Economic Shift and Unemployment

Coaching Tip

The two-year limit, in use for 33 years, made it difficult for economists to compare the recent recession's damage to the job market with other downturns in the past. The new method is being implemented because of the fact that there has been an unprecedented rise in the number of persons with very long durations of unemployment during the recent labor market downturn. Business Coaching Career Current Affairs U.S. A big part of the U.S.

How to Craft an Agile Marketing Campaign

Harvard Business Review

Meticulously designed marketing campaigns are a relic. As research on disruption and market transitions suggests, you’re better off these days if you can quickly identify and adapt to changes in your environment. So marketers must develop the same mind-set and skills that allow agile tech and product-development teams to manage complex projects with many unknowns and moving parts. Marketing Product development Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

Hate Your Job? Start Your Own Business.

Rich Gee Group

Corporate life is uncertain and with technology and the market’s ever-increasing needs, you have to get out there. Unless you have a lot of money to market your business — YOU will have to get out there and sell. A lot of people out there HATE their job and wish they were more in control of their life and career. Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Ways & Tips Chuzpah Entrepreneurship small businessI know — it’s scary.