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7 Job Search Stunts to Get You Noticed by Employers

Stunts like these may not be right for jobs outside of media and marketing. But if resumes and LinkedIn updates aren't working, why not give one of them a shot?

6 Simple Steps to Discovering Your True Salary Potential

Before you ask for a raise, be sure to ask these six probing questions that uncover what you're actually worth.

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise

You deserve a raise and a promotion. Here's how to get your boss to agree.

These 10 Words and Phrases Are Keeping You From Getting a Raise

What you say and how you say it really matters to your career. Cut these troublesome words and phrases and bask in the accolades that follow.

Why Generosity Is Key to Everything — Including Your Career

Everybody knows a generous spirit is its own reward. But it's rewarding here on earth, too, and especially in your career.

14 Career-Threatening Work Habits That No One Will Tell You About

Just can't seem to land the promotion and get ahead? It's not them — it's you. The good news is you really can do better.

12 Ways to Finally Get That Promotion This Year

Don't just sit there at your desk being competent. Get out there and make management notice that you are the person they need to keep and promote.

7 Ways to Ace Your Next Performance Review

Turn your next one-on-one with your boss into a promotion or raise with some common-sense preparation and a willingness to shine.

25 Free or Cheap Ways to Market Your Business

Lack of funds is no excuse to slow or stop your marketing efforts.

7 Ways to Self-Promote without Selling Out

You can't afford to wait for clients and customers to notice you. But you can't afford to alienate them with questionable pitches, either.

How to Write a Sales Pitch That Sells

Copy a few tricks from a copywriter and create compelling copy -- and compelling sales.

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.

3 Things to Consider Before Launching a Groupon Campaign

Do your homework before launching a Groupon campaign. If you don't, a social media money-maker may become a social media monster.

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.

11 Ways to Stand Out at a Trade Show

Follow these trade show basics and make your next event memorable -- and profitable.

Find Your Point of Difference and Promote It

To get your small business noticed by potential customers, give them something to take note of.

Sometimes, "Too Good To Be True" Is Not True

How many times have you heard people say “if it look’s too good to be true, stay away from it” or words to that effect? Well, I know I’ve said them often myself. But sometimes, rar

Congratulations on Your Promotion… Or Maybe Not!

Believe it or not, it turns out that getting a promotion might in fact be bad for you because of the increased workload and stress, but it doesn’t have to be this way.

Bit of fun turns into $10,000

In my recent post about eBay Motors, I recounted the story of a seemingly worthless car that sold for over $226,000. But this next story is bizarre. What turned out as a sarcastic