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Rayanne Thorn

Forget About Resolutions! 5 Things to Remove Instead of Resolve

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Rayanne Thorn

Everyone talks about resolutions this time of year. Making changes, setting goals, remembering dreams we once had, and wanting to live better. But the only thing I see happening with resolutions is "adding" to the already secret mess that is my life.

12 Tips for Surviving Personal Crisis

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rayanne Thorn

When a crisis looms or drops in your lap, you will be better able to tackle it if you have been taking care of yourself -- giving back to you. Never forget how much you matter. You cannot fully give to others, including your work, if you haven't taken care of yourself.

Jobseekers: Understanding the Candidate Experience

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

There has been a significant amount talk about the candidate experience for the last several years among those responsible for hiring or those who are part of the hiring process. It is an ongoing discussion that never seems to yield a very good answer but always stirs up a bit of a response and then fades quickly to black.

I Survived Poverty: Fighting for Personal Success

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

A few years ago, I saw some scary writing on the wall. My job as a corporate recruiter was at great risk. The trickling fall-in of the latest recession and scraping through an uncharmed economy was taking its toll, seemingly one job, one house, one soul at a time.

5 Questions to Test Your Influence

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 12.02.2012 | Small Business
Rayanne Thorn

We spend so much time striving for more, wanting more. Working hard to get ahead seems like an endless race against the rest of mankind. Kind of like laundry at my house, it is never completely done.

The 4 Elements of Empowerment

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Think about why you are living, why you work, and what you really want out of both. Heart, Might, Mind, and Strength. Empower yourself.

Personal Growth From Failure

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

In 2007, I worked on a retention campaign within a small tech start-up. I loved my job and it was made even better by the fact that I hired most of the people on the floor that I daily walked.

8 Simple Things You Can Say to Prove Your Integrity

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Over the last several years, I have heard many stories of individuals who have done wrong by colleagues, peers and/or their clients/customers.

Using Social Media For Business Networking

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.20.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Would this reunion of sorts have been possible without social media? Not without the help of a private detective, for I only knew his name, state in which he went to school, and a sport he played. His advice has been priceless as has the business relationship we have developed.

Next Up To Bat? Motivation -- Function 3 Of Management

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

The desire to win, the direction taken to make it so, comes from within and it is achievable.

Planning Begats Organization

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Practice does make perfect. Preciseness breeds preciseness. Preciseness bears excellence. We're halfway there, don't give up on your plan, don't let laziness and lack of attention foil your ability to organize and stick to it.

Planning: A Vital Part Of Business Success

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

How do you plan for your day? Your week? Your month? Your year? For your business? For a particular project or departmental goal? For a company objective? Depending upon your job function, planning is most likely already a part of your work life.

Joblessness Takes Its Toll

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

What do you say to someone who has followed all your suggestions, done his homework, and is a good man... A good man who just can't seem to catch a break.