networking

5 Quick Ways to Become a Better Networker Today

Before you can work your network you've got to build it.

How to Quit Your Job

Leaving your job is not as simple as yelling "I quit!" (even if that's what you want to do). Discover how to take the right steps to ensure your future success.

Putting a Value on Conferences

Conventions and conferences are great for networking and boosting exposure. But are they good investments of time and money?

Why Offline Marketing Still Matters

Internet and social media marketing have been a boon for small business. But that doesn't mean old fashioned people to people marketing can become an after thought.

7 Places to Hang Out and Build Your Business

Don't just hang out on your downtime -- hang out with people who can help you build your business.

The Upside of Mass Layoffs

Being a part of a huge layoff isn't fun, but it's a lot better than getting fired by yourself. Here are four positives that can come out of the experience.

The Best Free Gifts for Business Colleagues

Looking for thoughtful ways to say "thanks" to a colleague? These ideas are all valuable — and free!

13 Ways to Use Social Media in Business

You have social-media savvy that could benefit your company. Here’s how to work with your boss to get attention and results.

High-ROI Networking

Networking is one of the most cost-effective forms of marketing, but there is a potential dark side: It can become a huge time drain without producing proportionate results.

Book Review: The Twitter Job Search Guide

I’ve been reading, re-reading, and testing out Twitter techniques from The Twitter Job Search Guide. The book is densely packed with strategic and tactical advice t

Networking Basics for Regular People

Competition for jobs is fierce but networking is one way of differentiating yourself as a stellar candidate. Here are tips on networking basics as well as ideas on how to avoid see

5 Online Tools to Help You Land a Job

There are social media tools out there that — when utilized properly — are a great resource to build a personal brand and online portfolio, as well as to network for a job (unlike

Don't Go to College to Learn

There are good reasons to go to college. And, if you do go to college, you will no doubt learn a lot. But you can learn anywhere — and probably learn more, better, and fast

Having Fun at Work, Life, and Everything In-Between

Even though some of us may embrace the idea that one should not mix work and play, it turns out that having fun with your colleagues might have it’s share of benefits for our healt

Effective Networking in a One-Horse Town

Whether you freelance, run a small business, or just need some good, solid contacts for future career opportunities, networking can be the difference between being successful an

Fund Raising Dos and Don'ts

After accidentally finding myself taking on the work of an International NGO on the fly in a foreign country, I learned a few things about fund raising. Here are some dos and do

Seven Ways to be the Life of Every Party

Have you ever been to a party where there’s this one person who seems to make it around the room? They flit from group to group, leaving everybod

Tips for Joining an Excellent Startup Company

So you want to be one of the first employees at the next Google? Read on for some tips to finding a great startup company to join and have a glance into the startup culture

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How to Get High-End Electronics with One Simple Question

My friend Mandy became the proud owner of a Mac PowerBook G4 in perfect condition, without spending a single cent. [more]