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The Quick-Start Guide to Social Media for Time-Strapped Execs

<i>This post was originally published on Fast Company.</i>Last month, I wrote an article here at <i>Fast Company</i> pointing out that more than half of Fortune 500 …

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First 10 Things You Should Do When Launching a Website

Launching a website can be stressful and overwhelming. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a personal blog or a business website, the issue is still the same: you need to start promoting your site so real, human visitors can find you and enjoy your content.<p>Over the past month I’ve been working on my …

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9 Vital Customer Analytics Every Manager Should Know

To succeed and grow, a business needs to be able to acquire, retain, satisfy and engage their customers effectively. Customer analytics are vital for assessing how well your business does this. Let’s look at some of the key customer analytics in use today.<p><b>Customer satisfaction analysis</b><p>Customers who …

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13 bad money habits you should break in 2016 to build more wealth

Getting rich is a long-term game.<p>The good news is that starting to accumulate wealth is almost entirely under your control — all it takes is patience, the right mentality, and smart habits.<p>If you want to master your money and build wealth, start by ditching these 13 costly habits as you head into …

Skype Interview: How to Ace a Job Interview Remotely Online Using Video Chat

More and more, companies are using Skype to suss out job candidates. Even in 2012, 63 percent of companies reported interviewing prospective employees via video, according to a survey by the staffing firm OfficeTeam. Interviewing from home might feel like a relief at first, but conveying your …

Science says your success in a job interview is determined in the first few minutes

Research analyzed by Monica Harris and Christopher Garris in "First Impressions" suggests that the opening minutes of an interview can make or break your chances at landing the job.<p>"A famous set of studies established that the success of an employment interview hinges on what transpires in the …

8 Revealing Interview Questions to Hire Standout Staff

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The divorce rate is high in private companies: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the monthly turnover rate -- which includes corporate separations and voluntary leaves -- is about 3.5 percent per month.<p>The interview process is …

How to Answer "Why Do You Want to Work at This Company?"

When you're preparing for an interview, there are a few questions that you absolutely must know how to answer (like "tell me about yourself") because …

This is How You Write a Perfect Post-Interview Thank You

Make sure it includes these 4 things<p>In my recruiting experience, I came across very few thank you notes—which is a shame.<p>A thank you note is one more …

20 Embarrassing Things Never to Say in a Job Interview | Inc.com

We all have to do job interviews--either as the candidate or as the boss interviewing candidates. (We've all been the candidate at one time or another, regardless of where we sit now.) Lots of different topics come up in job interviews, and conversations go all over the place, but there are 20 …

Employment

The 10 weirdest job interview questions for 2015

Job interviews aren't easy — you have to look the part, research the company and then sell yourself as the best candidate for the position.<p>And just …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

What to say when an interviewer asks, ‘How much money do you want to make in your next job?’

One email we received said: <b>"I'm currently interviewing for a job and the hiring managers asked me how much money I'd be comfortable making. I wasn't sure how to answer this. Any advice?"</b><p>Salary discussions are never comfortable — but like it or not, they usually come up at some point in the …

5 words you should never use to describe yourself in an interview

Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they’re typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might get, “How would your colleagues describe you?” or “Use three words to describe yourself.” Either way, your overall approach would likely be the same. The …

Employment

5 Ways To Standout and Get That Promotion

So you’ve been working in your job for years and finally that opportunity for promotion which you’ve been waiting for comes along but it’s not going …

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Job Interviews Are Two-Way Streets: How to Ask Your Questions, Too

Job interviews are your best opportunity to make sure you’re not walking into a minefield if you get an offer. Unfortunately, most of us spend the …

3 Content Marketing Tactics to Turn Traffic Into Sales Leads

Content.<p>We can’t escape it.<p>Even that little communication device we store in our pocket, or the big one on our desk.<p>They’re swarming with it.<p>No …

50 Sales Habits to Eliminate | Inc.com

When it comes to bad sales habits, I've had them all and still struggle to have mastery over them. In fact, this list was compiled from the things I've done wrong and my personal observations of thousands of salespeople. It's fascinating that everyone has a tendency to fall into similar patterns of …

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Top Ten Paid Social Media Advertising Hacks of All Time [New Webinar!]

<i>June 22, 2015</i><p>This year, marketers worldwide will spend a whopping $23.68 billion on paid media to reach social network users… and I bet you’re one of …

3 Simple Ways to Build Your Personal Brand With Content | Inc.com

Personal branding: It sounds like a lot of work, right? Who has time to add another thing to the list?<p>Stay with me, here. Building your personal brand is a great marketing tool. And it also happens to be a lot of fun. If you’re doing it right, it can enrich your social life, teach you new things, …

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How to Budget Your Paycheck Like Elizabeth Warren and Jean Chatzky

Financial experts give different suggestions for how we should divide up our paychecks. With so much varying financial advice, it can be hard to …

How to Reach Your Unreachable Sales Goals - Quickly!

When we set unreachable goals that require us to stretch beyond what we think we're capable of achieving, we're forced to consider new options.

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