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The One Conversation That Can Instantly Improve Your Career

June 27, 2017

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Do you generally prefer emailing, texting or talking on the phone? Do you love it when people write their whole message in the email subject line or does it make you cringe? How do you feel about voicemail? Emoticons? Infographics? What these types of questions reveal is commonly known as your “communication style,” that is, […]

Communication Is Essential to Engaging Millennials

April 17, 2015

Recruiting and engaging millennial employees is essential to companies that want to thrive today and grow in the years to come. Millennials value transparency and communication from employers, so to engage these young workers, companies need to learn to listen to millennials and communicate with them about company culture, business objectives, career paths and more. […]

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Communication Is Essential to Engaging Millennials

Millennials at Work: Instant Gratification and the Need for Speed

February 11, 2014

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The infamous traits of the Millennial generation have been studied, discussed and debated far and wide: they’re always connected, they’re ambitious, they’re approval oriented and more. In this series of blog posts, “Millennials at Work,” I’m diving into each of these stereotypes and discussing how they impact this generation and those of us who work […]

The Young Professional’s Ultimate Guide to Twitter

January 21, 2014

Based on the great feedback from my post on how to conquer LinkedIn in 15 minutes a day, I wanted to offer another simple but thorough social media guide. This time we’ll talk about Twitter. Twitter is another social network I use every day and find extremely powerful. With over 200 million active users and […]

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Quick Tips for Improving Your Elevator Pitch

November 19, 2013

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No matter where you are in your career, your elevator pitch is an essential tool in your “how to get ahead” arsenal. How well you describe yourself in those first few moments of meeting someone is immeasurably important. It takes only 7 seconds to make a first impression, so your opening lines need to be […]

3 Secrets of Non-Verbal Communication

October 29, 2013

It’s been said a zillion times, but it’s true: It’s not just what you say; it’s how you say it. The tone with which you deliver your words, the way you stand and the all-important eye contact connection express information that words cannot. The most successful people I know aren’t just great thinkers or creative […]

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Millennials at Work: Gen Ys as Digital Natives

July 9, 2013

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The infamous traits of the Millennial generation have been studied, discussed and debated far and wide: they’re always connected, they’re ambitious, they’re approval-oriented and more. In this series of blog posts, “Millennials at Work,” I’m diving into each of these stereotypes and discussing how they impact this generation and those of us who work with […]

How to communicate in the workplace

January 27, 2009

Figure Out When to Text, When to Call and When to Log Some Face Time Today’s wireless world offers an endless array communication choices, giving businesses and individuals a myriad of efficient options to keep in touch with the rest of the world. But in many cases, the proliferation of choices has also blurred the […]

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