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Chris Zane: Business Success Through Customer Care

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February 27, 2014
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How are you differentiating your business from the competition? Are you trying to beat them on the quality of your product? How about on pricing? What about good old fashioned customer service? Today's business success story is Chris Zane, a man who's business model is all about creating lifetime customers through the ...Continue Reading

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How to Survive a Job You Hate

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February 26, 2014
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When you hate your job, I mean hate it like Hippies hated the draft, then it can start to take a toll on you. You may find yourself withdrawing a little more with each passing day: digging up your "Sad Music Mix" from the bottom of your iTunes library, strapping some headphones on and letting the work day pass before ...Continue Reading

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Entrepreneurial Success from the Feet Up: The George Vlagos Story

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February 25, 2014
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This week on the HireMojo blog, we're sprinkling in some business success stories among the usual informational stuff to remind everyone of the importance of believing in your ideas. When you take an idea from the theoretical space in your head into the real world, a lot of complications usually arise. There are ...Continue Reading

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Evaluating Your Career

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February 24, 2014
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Are you where you thought you'd be in your career by now? Are you even in the same industry that you were in 10 years ago? With the tumultuous nature of the 2008 economic collapse, chances are that you aren't exactly where you expected to be after the dust settled. Just take my dad for example. Five years ago, he was ...Continue Reading

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How Sarah Blakely Went from Scraping by to Billionaire Entrepreneur

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February 23, 2014
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Photo: caleaders2013.wordpress.com This week on the HireMojo Blog, we're going to be talking about some of the most inspiring business stories that we can track down. It's pretty easy to get embroiled in the ups and downs of your work, even mores so if you're an entrepreneur. While it might just be a job to your ...Continue Reading

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Hiring Hack: Job Descriptions

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February 21, 2014
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Writing a good job description can be tough. A successful job posting must be specific enough with your requirements to deter unqualified candidates, but also engaging enough to stand out from the crowd and snag those star candidates. It’s a fine line to walk, but, luckily the majority of businesses set the bar pretty ...Continue Reading

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Resources for Job Seeking Veterans

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February 20, 2014
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For veterans, re-adjusting to civilian life has never been easy. Besides the stark difference between the structure of military life and the freedom that veterans return to after their tour of duty, few return completely unscathed by the horrors of combat. Our veterans have served their country, but, unfortunately, ...Continue Reading

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How To Delegate More Effectively

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February 19, 2014
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Do you ever wish that you could have a bunch of clones of yourself? You know how you want your job done better than anyone else. I mean, who better to pull a crunch-time-all-nighter with than Bob 2, Bob 5 and Bob 6? When you delegate a task to one of your employees, you trust them to get that job done, the right way....Continue Reading

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Integrating Interns Into Your Business

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February 18, 2014
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If I asked you to picture an intern, what sort of person would pop into your mind's eye? Would they be carrying a tray of coffees, searching in vain for the owner of a double soymilk latte? Would they be staring, brow furrowed in concentration, at a Photoshop tutorial on Youtube? There are a lot of expectations and ...Continue Reading

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The Pitfalls of Overconfidence

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February 17, 2014
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With confidence, there's a fine line between being sure of yourself and being way too sure of yourself. While you might not ever get hurt or discouraged if you go through life in a bubble of self-superiority, being overconfident (especially in leadership positions), is by no means an advantage. If you think that your ...Continue Reading

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Team Building in Your Small Business

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February 16, 2014
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When was the last time that you and your team saw each other outside of work? Did you all go out for sandwiches last week? The movies the week before? Have you ever been able to organize a social or team building event outside of the work environment? If you answered "heck no" to this last question, then it might be ...Continue Reading

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How To Dump A Co-Worker on Valentines Day

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February 13, 2014
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So it's come to this, you're breaking up with your co-worker... on Valentines Day. You would have done it sooner, but first it was his birthday two weeks ago (and you really can't break up with someone on their birthday) and then he was dropping all these hints about what the present he'd already gotten you for your ...Continue Reading

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How To Hire With Twitter

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February 12, 2014
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When we think of online recruiting, it's usually the heavy hitters in the industry like Monster, CareerBuilder, Craigslist (the largest job advertiser by volume) and even social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook. These sources are tried and true, vetted and tested...you get the point. But, then again, it never hurts ...Continue Reading

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How to Hire With Facebook

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February 11, 2014
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No matter how big or small your hiring needs might be, utilizing social media can both increase the exposure that your job ads get and be valuable candidate source. The "can" in that last sentence is pretty key. With social recruiting, you pretty much get out what you put in. That means the first step to utilizing ...Continue Reading

How to Hire With LinkedIn

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February 10, 2014
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Whatever industry you work in, you want to hire the best people possible. The employees that you bring on board are the lifeblood of your company and, in today's competitive marketplace, getting the right person for the job can mean the difference between staying competitive and slipping behind your competitors. A ...Continue Reading

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Navigating LinkedIn Effectively!

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February 09, 2014
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The social media landscape has definitely undergone some serious seismic activity in the past few years. To say that social has exploded is a bit dramatic. I'd compare it more to a massive mountain range that sprung up over night, a feature that has inserted itself wholly into both the business world and our private ...Continue Reading

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How Do You Stay Above the Stress?

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February 06, 2014
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Everyone gets stressed. I don't care if you have a trust fund the size of most people's mature 401k plans or actual combat experience, there will be times when the butterflies in your stomach come alive and start to flap flap flapping away at your nerves of steel. So, stress is part of life, so what? You're used to ...Continue Reading

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How to Know When You Should Change Jobs

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February 05, 2014
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Sometimes it's hard to know if you should quit your job. If you do anything for long enough, you're pretty much guaranteed to get sick of it at some point. I don't care if your job is playtesting jetpacks or taste tester at the Cadbury Cream factory, there will be a day when the jet-pack jokes go stale and the sight ...Continue Reading

The Top 3 Qualities Millennials Want in Their Next Job

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February 04, 2014
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Generation Y has gotten a pretty bad wrap. Articles like "The Me Me Me Generation," have portrayed the millennials as narcissistic, lazy and even unqualified to function in the workforce. While having your parents make you a Facebook while you're still an infant has got to have some lasting effects on a person, ...Continue Reading

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The Advantages of Internal Recruiting

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February 03, 2014
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When you lose an employee (be it to a competitor, their bad behavior or their sudden desire to become a street performer), your first move is probably to start looking for somebody to fill that newly vacant position. Whether your first step is to sift through some of the more qualified resumes from your last round of ...Continue Reading

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Improving Employee Loyalty

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February 02, 2014
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When you make a long term commitment with a person, be it personal or professional, you kind of expect the duration of your time together to be...well, a long time. I mean, you get to know them: their strengths and weaknesses, their likes and dislikes or even their thoughts on whether Justin Bieber should be deported. ...Continue Reading

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