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Volunteer to Grow Your Business

The biggest challenge any business has is to find new customers. This challenge is even larger when a business is new. The reason why is that you do not yet have a substantial network  of client referrals or testimonials. Professional

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Five Tips to Improve Your Job Interview Skills

I remember going for job interviews and how scared I was. Isn’t everybody? But it can be minimized significantly once you get yourself prepared. Here are a few tips. Learn about the company By spending time to learn about the

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SEO Best Practices for Website Domains

One of the first things you will do when getting started with your website is register a domain name. You would think that the process of selecting a domain name would be straight forward. However, website owners often make common

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Ways to Improve Your WiFi Speed

WiFi is the technology that allows any PC, laptop, tablet or mobile device to connect to the internet without the need for a physical wired connection. With WiFi, you can connect to the internet wirelessly while in your home, office

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How to Make the First Impression in an Interview

“Nobody impresses me for the first sixty days on the job.” This was a saying that all of those working with me in the corporate world would hear me say over and over. I wanted to express that there’s a

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Tech for Travelers

Wondering what technology and gadgets to take on your next trip? You’re not the only one. Long gone are the days where a Walkman and film camera were the height of travel tech. At the very least, you’re likely to

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The Difference Between Spoofing, Phishing and Spam

Cyber criminals and scammers are very creative, artistic and inventive individuals. They seem to find a way to trick computer users into falling to their traps. For most of us, the terms Spoofing, Phishing and Spam seem to denote the

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How to Change a Career Not a Job

No surprise that in this economy more and more people are toying around with the idea of changing careers. For some, such a change represents an opportunity; for others, it may be a necessity because their industries are shifting, shrinking,

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3 Reasons Why LinkedIn is Important for Job Seekers

By definition, every job seeker is a seller of self. The recruiter and the hiring manager, on the other hand, are the buyers. Buyers are obligated to perform due diligence before making commitment to sellers. Now, I’m sure that you

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Networking with a purpose

People in transition know that 60 to 80 percent of job seekers get their next positions through networking. Consequently and whenever possible, they focus their daily activities on such networking. But despite their—sometimes admittedly awkward—efforts, nothing comes of it. The

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