Creating Connections:: Utilizing Business Cards

So you have collected your network…now what? Take Notes-After each conversation write down a few unique attributes of this individual onto the card.  This could range from appearance to conversation topics.  Be sure to write down any unique facts that you think will be a common bonding premise, such as an interest in a similar hobby,… Read More

8 Simple Steps Towards Professional Success

Utilize Your Network Make sure you are maintaining your network, don’t just phone a friend when you are in a crisis, but instead be present periodically without ulterior motives.  Keep an ear out for any connections an acquatinance or friend may have in any particular career paths you may find interest in. Use your network to build up… Read More

The “School Marm” Moves up the Corporate Ladder Pt. 3

The Timeline of going from Sales Associate to District Manager in only 3 short years with an education degree goes a little something like this: June 2008: I’m hired as the only lowly sales associate in a store with no management. July 2008:  I tell my DM (1) at a store visit exactly what I… Read More