How to Negotiate Salary with Less Experience

When it’s time to negotiate with a prospective employer over pay, even people with decades of experience in their field can crumble from pressures of fear, perception, expectation, and self-doubt. So it’s no surprise that those with less—or no—experience often undercut their own value and fail to get the salary they deserve. It’s a mistake […]

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Diary of a Soon to be College Grad: Entry 1

Spiffing up the LinkedIn Profile My LinkedIn Profile was meh. It was a bare bones version of my resume with almost nothing about any of my accomplishments, aspirations, or interests. I admit, I was guilty of the “why bother with LinkedIn” mentality. Thankfully, that viewpoint has changed. I’m taking a Social Media and Content Marketing […]

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Personal Branding on LinkedIn: Why your profile photo is so important

If we have to see an inappropriate LinkedIn Profile photo one more time… Everyone knows someone who has that inappropriate profile picture. You know, the eye-roll inducing trying-to-be-funny-and-ironic photo, the dirty mirror selfie, the peace signs, the dark sunglass mystery-man mug, the semi sexually suggestive glamour shots… the list could go on. If your LinkedIn […]

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A Holiday Thank You from Gina

Before we all flip the calendar page over to 2016, I want to thank you — my friends, colleagues, and loyal readers — for all you have done and all you have given over the past year. We are all only as good — and only as successful — as the people who support and assist […]

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The Worst Business Etiquette Mistakes

  In the business world, there are several practices that are important in building and maintaining professional relationships. Professional etiquette is something that has seemed to be slipping in recent years as more casual practices have started to become popular. Don’t let yourself make these five mistakes!   Limp Handshakes A firm handshake with eye […]

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Holiday Hiring is Not Dead!

In her years as an executive recruiter, Gina has come across many individuals who ease up on their job search during the holidays. These people think that businesses shut down their search during the holiday season, but that is not the case. Many companies are in fact still hiring, and many are looking to hire […]

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