Here’s a link to a GREAT primer from Portland’s Neighborhood Notes blog that’s titled, “How Small Business Owners Should Be Networking.” It’s really all about the basics of networking for everyone and even covers how to utilize new school tools
What do you want shelved in 2012
It’s time to start your “What I Need to Shelve for 2012” list. Every Thanksgiving over our turkey dinner my husband and I start to talk about the things from the current year that we do NOT want to carry
What I Don’t Want to See Again in 2010
A leave behind list is something I usually start over Thanksgiving weekend. It includes all the things I would like to leave behind at the end of the year so I can start the next one with a clean slate.
Thank You Notes 101
“Thank You Notes 101” is the title I decided to give this blog post because it’s better for SEO, but I really wanted to name it “Why Bother With Thank You Notes” or “Thank You Notes and then some…” I
Learning to Love LinkedIn Tip #10
My #10 and final tip for 2010? Read this blog post titled, “20 LinkedIn Case Studies for Personal Branding” from Kyle Lacy. I spotted it on the Personal Branding Blog. I’m grateful that Kyle culled these stories and saved me
Oh, by the way, give me some referrals even though I’ve done nothing to deserve them
Okay, so that was not exactly what the sticker said on the outside of the handwritten note (not a thank you, btw) we received from what I’ll just call a “grey collar” worker we have in our lives right now,
Learning to Love LinkedIn Tip #3
LinkedIn is a great tool for doing follow up after meeting someone at an event, for coffee or when you’ve exchanged business cards after a long flight back from the east coast. I often send LinkedIn invites as my follow
Pay It Forward Networking – Denver style
What a great experience I had in Denver last week while co-presenting (along with SMPS board member, Stan Wagner) to the Denver chapter of the SMPS during a 3 hour workshop on the importance networking plays in truly effective business
How do recruiters find you?
How do recruiters find you? They find you by networking with you. I thought I’d share this list of responsibilities from a job description for a recruiter because anyone looking for work needs to know HOW recruiters “source” talent. I
Job hunting? It’s good to be in the west!
Career Builder released its 2010 U.S. Job Forecast and it indicates that employers in the West are planning to increase their headcounts more in 2010 than the other regions of the country. Nearly one-quarter of employers (24 percent) in the
Adding value is key to networking
Lots of good advice in this Bankrate.com article titled, “5 Networking Strategies to a New Job” which includes a contribution from yours truly as a result of being interviewed by freelance writer Donna Fuscaldo in Nov 2009. As she summarizes,