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It’s your time and your year; this is when you found the financing, the friend, and family support is strong and the optimal office space is available. You have the tools, the time and the tenacity to go out on your own, be the one taking and giving orders and managing your own business, even […]

January 25, 2018

5 Skills for Entrepreneurs to Achieve Career Success in 2018


When an employer has hundreds of resumes to go through, you don’t want yours to be the one that’s just given a quick scan and then placed on the collection pile. These days, just having a resume isn’t enough. You need a marketing tool that is modern, fresh, and an accurate reflection of who you are. In certain situations, a […]

January 19, 2018

5 Occasions When a Professional Headshot Will Help Boost Your Resume


As a small business owner, you know the expenditures never stop, even when your income gets tight. You try to spend carefully, save where you can, cut corners where you think it won’t be noticed much and hope it doesn’t cost you in terms of service or clients. But some savings tactics backfire in multiple […]

January 10, 2018

Cheap Shots: When Good Employee Makes You Look Bad


How can your business attract customers and grow? We’d like to think that the quality of your product or service matters above all. Sure, it matters. It might even be the most important factor once your audience knows about you. But before that, first impressions can rank just as important as selling your products and […]

December 29, 2017

How Bad Business Headshot Can Drive Away Customers


As a small business owner, keeping the lights on, paying employees and keeping clients happy costs money. Most small businesses run on a very slim profit margin; many times between three and seven percent. As a small business owner, your natural inclination is to save money wherever possible – whether it’s buying office supplies in […]

December 26, 2017

Cheap Business Headshots Will Cost You


Hurrying through the mall and seeing the hordes of restless kids and anxious parents waiting for seat time on Santa’s lap reminds us that an important part of the holidays is creating memorable moments and recording them to look at (and laugh about) later. Whether you’re part of the photograph or the head rustler charged […]

December 14, 2017

Baubles, Bangles, Beads, Bling: Taking Your Best Holiday Photos


When it comes to looking for a job, Americans are working it, working it hard and doing a lot of both preliminary research and direct applying online: Fifty-four percent of Americans are going online seeking job information, and nearly half of job applicants have applied for work online. On average, every corporate job attracts 250 resumes, […]

December 8, 2017

Avoid These Red Flags During Your Job Search


There’s no getting around it, if you are searching for a new job, then you’ll be engaged in hiring interviews. Some people whiz through interviews with ease and grace, while others get a bit jittery and nervous before and during an interview. Whether you are the type of professional that flies through an interview with […]

November 21, 2017

Tips to Ace a Non-Traditional Job Interview


You know it’s coming. It’s the day the pink slips show up for the entire department. Or the manager calls you in and begins with “I’m really sorry about this outsourcing decision from Corporate…” Or you’re so bored and unchallenged on the job, you’re checking out employment websites, tweaking your resume and setting up interview […]

November 21, 2017

Displaced, Dismissed,or Done: How To Start A New Career