Suzette Baker

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How to get started on LinkedIn: Do this, not that

I am a bit of a social media-phobe in that I am a reluctant member of Facebook and rarely post updates on what I had for lunch and other <i>important</i> aspects of my life. While not being a "social sharer," I do really value LinkedIn as a professional tool, not just a portable Rolodex, but also as a way …

Employment

10 Tips for Part-Time Bloggers

Blogging is considered a passion nowadays. You may have already earned a lot of money or are trying really hard to raise a healthy income from your …

Marketing

Content Curation in Marketing: The Definitive Guide

Marketers in a content-driven landscape are responsible for producing huge amounts of content, day in and day out. But most of us don’t have the …

Marketing

10 content marketing tips for beginners

Content marketing is at the center of every digital marketing campaign. A website with good content is bound to succeed even without any SEO or …

What to do if a company asks for your Facebook password in a job interview

<i>How to respond when faced with “Shoulder Surfing” during a job interview.</i><p>Imagine you’ve been on the job market for about six months. You are paying …

Employment

10 examples for good ways to ‘Tell me about yourself’

You know it’s coming.<p>It’s the most feared question during any job interview: Do you think I would look good in a cowboy hat?<p>Just kidding. The real …

7 Ways to Move Up by Moving Over

<i>Over is the new up in many jobs and industries. Learn how to use lateral moves and other off-the-ladder opportunities for career catapults and avoid</i> …

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Blog Marketing

Blogging is more than creating and publishing posts. It is about sharing content with others who share your interest. It is about building …

Turn A Single Blog Post Topic Into 12

Years ago, magazines were published once or twice a month, and they contained serialized novels – a chapter or two in each edition. The goal of the …

Infographics

How To Create Content Marketing Your Audience LOVES

Over the past few years we’ve seen a fundamental shift in the way we create, consume and share content.Every single day:• <b>4.5 billion pieces of content</b> …

6 Healthier Habits to Adopt at Work | The Fast Track

As you rush around this holiday season trying to meet personal and professional demands, it can be difficult to focus on maintaining your own health …

Hall of Shame: The 9 Worst Marketing Fails by Retailers in 2015

By the time you see an ad from a retailer, restaurant, or consumer brand, it has been looked over and picked at by countless people at an ad agency …

Job Seekers, Follow These 5 Year-End Networking Tips

Over the course of the past several weeks, you've probably received a host of cards, newsletters and other communications from companies offering you …

Marketing Trends to Follow in 2016

As we move into the new year, you will need to know what is happening now to keep yourself and your company ahead of the competition. Some marketing …

Career Development

What You Need To Know About Changing Jobs<p>If you’re like a lot of people, you find a job and stick with it. You settle into your routine of going to …

How To Bring Your Google Plus Profile To Life

Google Plus gives you a blank slate to create a media presence with limitless text and link opportunities. It's a place to create a medium that will …

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees. In this case organization refers to C-level executives and key stakeholders; those at the very top of the …

The words to delete from your resume ASAP

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What are your least favorite resume words? My own is "utilize" — there isn't a single instance I can think</i> …

Employment

Avoid These Overused Buzzwords When Applying for a Job

It's easy to get lost in a sea of candidates when applying for a new job. One way to avoid this? Don't bother using words that are so overused, …

3 questions you should NEVER ask in a job interview

Then the hiring manager asks, "Have any questions for me?"<p>Your response: "Yes, I do. First, how many hours would I be expected to work?"<p>And just like that, you're out of the running.<p>Here are a few questions that can kill your chances of landing a job, according to Brian de Haaf, founder and CEO of …

Successful candidates never ask these questions

A few days ago, I wrote How Bad Companies Scare Off Perfect Candidates. It’s the story of how bad employers often frighten the best candidates for …

3 things not to say at work

As a lover of words, I'm admittedly biased in my belief that what you say is just as important as how you say it. But when it comes to workplace …

5 Career Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Career experts shed light on the missteps we make without even realizing, whether at the office or in the trenches of a job hunt.<p>Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re trying to do the best we can in our careers.<p>Of course we aren’t going to gossip about our boss, …

The Introvert’s Guide: How to Ask for a Raise

This is something I am wishing I had addressed in my eBook, The Introvert’s Guide to Success in Business and Leadership!<p>As I mentioned two years ago …

Make Your Mark: 10 Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

Whether you're applying for your first internship or your dream job, you need to make sure that you make a lasting impression on your interviewer. Keep in mind that there are hundreds of other people applying for the same position that you are striving to get. You have to leave your mark in a …

Employment

What the Boss Learns About You in Every Conversation

While you may not know this, that idea you bounced off of your manager the other day and your response to her questions on one of your projects both …

Set Aside a 15 Minute Block Every Day Devoted to Self-Improvement

We've talked before about how you can divide your time into 15 minute blocks to get a handle on your schedule. Chances are you can spare at least one …

Top 10 Ways to Find Your Career Path

If you're not sure which direction your career should go in, you're thinking about making a career change, or you just want to feel more fulfilled in …

10 Questions to Ask During Your Next Performance Review

Annual performance reviews can be terrifying or motivating. Depending on your company and manager, this annual meeting can be an opportunity to …