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A Guide to Getting the Most of Going to Conferences

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Jacqueline Wolven

Don't leave it up to memory. Take a moment to reflect on the goals you made for the conference and decide if it is something that you want to repeat next year. If you really didn't get something awesome from it maybe your time and money would be better spent in another way.

Talk to the Shield!

Michael Goldberg | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Leave your shield (and sword) at the office when attending events and you'll absolutely generate more prospects, more referrals, and more business. That is, if you're into that sort of thing.

16 Ways To Network Like A Boss

College Magazine | Posted 09.19.2014 | College
College Magazine

If a person you work with continuously starts negative conversations about the company, stay clear of them.

8 Reasons Why the Only Person You Can Truly Rely On Is You

Danny Rubin | Posted 09.18.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Success depends on us and what's on the inside. Same goes for your career. If you wait on other people to bring you good fortune... you'll be waiting a while.

How To Win Friends And Influence People In The Digital Age

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Michael D. Simmons

Throughout human history, the predominant way we've built relationships is through real-time conversation. This throne is about to be taken over if it hasn't already been.

United We Stand: A Message for Today's Female Entrepreneur

Penina Rybak | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

I believe that women are hardwired to see teamwork as byproduct of change. I also believe that women make a real effort to present their authentic selves when trying to balance work/life, humanity/technology, and Me/We.

When Your Networking Is Not Working

Ellevate | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Ellevate

In today's society, networking is considered one of the most crucial steps to getting ahead, both professionally and personally. The problem is, for most of us it feels inauthentic and we wind up slapping a nametag on, and milling about a room aimlessly with no plan.

Accidental Networking

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Everyday activities are often the best channel for networking, and a few small changes in how you approach these daily interactions can add value to your relationships.

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software Defined Networking [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.04.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software-Defined Networking from Vala Afshar Open source software (OSS) now has a permanent role in the enterpris...

6 Surefire Ways to Ensure Your Job Search Fails

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

As a coach who helps people find jobs, I frequently see people engaging in behavior that makes me think,"...are you absolutely determined to guarantee that you never get hired? Because if so, thumbs up, Kid! If so, you're aces! If not... oy vey."

The Coolest Networking App You've Never Heard Of

Melanie Curtin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Technology
Melanie Curtin

There are many, varied, and well-known advantages to networking. But let's be honest: sometimes it can be a real pain in the a**. There should be an app for that.

Stop Wasting My Time: Being a More Powerful Part of a Professional Network

Kathleen Long | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Kathleen Long

n all cases where I connected with these I folks, I knew up front before we met what the meeting was about and whether it was time sensitive, so I could choose how to prioritize my time as I get meeting invites from prospective employers and other career-influential colleagues.

Why Creating Content Trumps Face-to-Face Meetings

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
Michael D. Simmons

What makes this story scary is that it could happen to any us. Our society is quickly moving from the broadcast era to the social media era and viral shaming is just one of the results.

The New Way Ahead for Women at Work: Don't Be a 'Queen Bee'

Ellevate | Posted 08.21.2014 | Women
Ellevate

I've worked with some terrific women during my career. But I've also been "Queen Bee'd," and it was one of the great surprises of my professional life.

The Art of Meaningful Mixing: How to Network Before, During, and After an Event

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Ever feel queasy about going to an event where you don't know other guests? Talking to strangers does not come naturally to many people, but it's important to learn to do so. Social events are your opportunity to make new friends and business acquaintances.

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

Katie Donovan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

Did school teach you the skill for the job and the career center teach you how to get the first job? Yup, but most likely no one taught you about all the things that can happen in the first job. Here are five tips to help negotiate the early part of your career and beyond.

7 Networking Tips for Introverts, Extroverts And The Socially Awkward

| Christina Desmarais | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business

When it comes to making new connections, introverts get a bad rap, in spite of the fact that introversion and shyness are not the same thing. While ex...

Networking: The Good, the Bad and the Extremely Awkward

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 08.14.2014 | Business
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Although networking events will never be like a comfortable night out with friends, they are still extremely important in this social workforce we are going into. You never know what the connections you make at these events can take you!

I Want To Quit!

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Taking your foot off the accelerator and coasting in neutral for a bit can go a long way to knowing whether to proceed and how to do so or whether to redirect your energies to something else altogether.

The 6 Networking Mistakes We Women Make

Ellevate | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Ellevate

Friends are great. We all need friends. But research shows that your next business opportunity is much more likely to come from a loose connection than a close connection.

7 Ways to Make a Killer First Impression

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Small Business

"We judge books by their covers, and we can't help but do it," according to University of Toronto psychology professor Nicholas Rule. Not only do we m...

Pilgrimage to the Holy City of Copán

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Marco Cáceres

I would like to add the town of Copán Ruinas, Honduras, to the list of holy cities. Strange, you might think.

How Colleges Can Produce More Career-Ready Grads

Jessica Pliska | Posted 08.04.2014 | Education
Jessica Pliska

The value of college is more and more frequently linked to career outcomes for students, and that is creating shockwaves in higher education. It's h...

Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8...

Wake Up Call to the Honduran Diaspora

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.03.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

I've heard about all the corrupt governments. I've heard about the destabilizing role of the military. I've heard about the inept tax system that fails to collect needed revenue from people of influence.