Career Advice

Career Advice May 03 2012

Eight Skills To Help You Land that Ad or Marketing Gig

Eight Skills To Help You Land that Ad or Marketing Gig

Whether you want a new ad or marketing job or you're just looking to accelerate your career, these tips from John Bell of Social@Ogilvy and Pete Stein of Razorfish, will help propel you to the top.

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Career Advice Apr 25 2012

Giant Tongues to Fancy Socks: How YouTube Can Boost Your Bottomline

Giant Tongues to Fancy Socks: How YouTube Can Boost Your Bottomline

Newly launched Google AdWords for Video helps marketers and small businesses drive sales through cheap, targeted advertising on YouTube.

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Career Advice Apr 17 2012

The Pitfalls of Sitting Too Close

While more companies are adopting open, collaborative spaces with few individual offices, it's driven as much by cost-cutting as the desire to create a non-hierarchical corporate culture. Most workers just don't like the noise and loss of privacy when barriers between desks are eliminated.

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Career Advice Apr 11 2012

How to Make Your Old Boss Want You Back

When you've given two weeks notice at your current job, you may think you can lay back and just coast before joining your next employer. Don't. Those last two weeks can be critical to ensuring you leave on good terms with your reputation intact.

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Career Advice Apr 06 2012

Confidence Key to Job Outlook

The sudden drop in jobs added in March belies a string of recent public and private metrics that had job seekers and recruiters betting on better prospects for the unemployed.

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Career Advice Apr 04 2012

Social Media Changes Work Habits

New social-networking applications aimed at the workplace borrow from Facebook in that they enable workers to set up profiles, form groups and "follow" each other's status updates. The goal is to boost productivity.

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Career Advice Mar 29 2012

The Top 25 CEOs

According to the first-ever ranking of the Top 25 CEOs from employer-reviews website Glassdoor.com, Meg Whitman's approval rating as chief executive is 80%, earning her the 24th spot on the list.Topping the list is Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook.

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Career Advice Mar 29 2012

When Your Career Needs a Plan B, Try Sales

An expertise in sales can provide a feeling of safety in a tight labor market, teach fundamental skills like fundraising, or in some cases allow job changers to remain connected to their original fields of interest.

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Career Advice Mar 27 2012

How to Use Pinterest to Sell Your Brand

Pinterest, the popular social photo sharing website fashioned around the age old concept of the pinboard, has become a valuable tool for marketers, who are using it to connect with consumers, drive traffic and increase brand awareness

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Career Advice Mar 15 2012

Six Steps to Clinching the Sales Job Interview

Being interviewed for a new job is always challenging, but interviews for sales jobs are in a class of their own. Not only must you pass the normal hurdles that all job seekers face, but you must demonstrate your sales skills by selling yourself as the best candidate.

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