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Marketing 101: Top Qualities of an Excellent Marketer

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“As marketers, we should be changing the mantra from always be closing to always be helping.” – Jonathan Lister/ Transforming B2B Buying and Selling, LinkedIn Successful marketing doesn’t only come from smart-talking to customers. Grow your inner marketing executive by possessing these core qualities: Idealistic Great missions come from greater visions. To become a successful marketer, you need to have …

Five Effective Resume Writing Tips for Mid-Level Employees

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Mid-level employees are those with 5 to 15 years of professional experience in one or a variety of jobs. As job seekers and seasoned executives, mid-level aspirants face a unique set of challenges for resume writing. Is having a 10-year career enough to prove excellence in your chosen field such as sales? What should “regular” job-seeking pros do to sum-up …

Creative Things Job Seekers Did to Get Noticed

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Are you looking for tips to land a sales job other than good resume writing skills? Check out these creative ideas thought of by some ingenious job seekers. Rent a billboard. Photo courtesy of AdamPacitti.com Just like what the billboard says, Adam Pacitti spent his last £500 for a billboard rental to advertise his social media campaign called “Employ Adam.” …

Secrets to Building a Happier Sales and Marketing Team

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Hey, big boss! Is your sales or marketing team’s performance falling off? Sense their aura. Do they look happy? If not, maybe you could pause for a while, put aside your marketing strategies, and spend time considering their moods. Look at that writer in the right corner of your office. Does she look relaxed? How about that sales guy in …

How Important Effective Communication is at Work

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“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen Richards Covey/ American author, businessman, and keynote speaker Was there a time when someone got offended by what you said and you didn’t know why? We communicate every day but it’s puzzling to think that the majority of us still can’t …

Professionally Weak Handshakes You Must Avoid [Infographic]

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When you get invited to an interview, feeling nervous and anxious are inevitable. But if you let yourself be carried away by these emotions, you will likely end up giving a lousy handshake that might tarnish your professional image. Grab a copy of “Professionally Weak Handshakes You Must Avoid” infographic by clicking here. Source: Themuse, About.com, The Oatmeal

The Right Way and Right Time to Ask for Higher Pay

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In most cases, the longer you work in a company the more you realize you deserve a higher pay. But to ask for it is not as easy as one would think; it can be awkward and risky. So how can you show your boss you deserve it? Is your loyalty enough to get a nod? Just because you need …

On Accepting Career Failure and Moving on Afterwards

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Failure is the greatest challenge in life that tests a person’s patience, resolve, and spirit. Each person stumbles and falls, but sometimes a few receive harder blows. Recent graduates, neophytes, professionals, and regular Joes experience failure. While failure might mean countless things and apply to many facets of life, you can define it as not reaching your goals. Of the …

Bad Speech Habits to Avoid in Job Interviews

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You may seem confident on your resume, but can you show the same bravado in your job interview? Describing yourself as “confident” on paper can be hard to embody once your nerves kick in. It’s normal to feel anxious, but remember that it’s important that you keep your cool and nail the interview. It’s not all about how you look …

5 of the Most Effective Ways to Avoid Office Drama

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It’s normal for office work to cause stress and annoyance at times. But people who make a big deal of things only make the situation worse. It’s not bad to have small talk with your co-workers as it strengthens your comradeship. But when a conversation becomes toxic, you might be hanging around a wrong colleague.         Spotting …