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Entries for November, 2014

The right way to get a favor – networking

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] This and other tips and techniques can be found in Larry Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication. Check out Litwin’s website. Effective networking is the proactive solution. If you think ahead and network well, asking for a favor can be an easy, natural thing to do. Sometimes you may […]

Calming those interview butterflies

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] This and other tips and techniques can be found in Larry Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication. Check out Litwin’s website. Many prospective employees get  ” butterflies”before a job interview. Here are tips to stay calm and present yourself in the best way: Get a good night’s sleep and […]

Techniques to Succeed: Recovering from a crisis

This “Tip” and dozens of others come from Larry Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication (available on www dot larry litwin dot com). [To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com.] Executives believe it takes companies slightly more than three years – 3.2 years – to recover from a crisis that damages their reputation. The top 10 crisis […]

Organize better for networking

This “Tip” and dozens of others come from Larry Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication (available on www dot larry litwin dot com). [To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com.] Organize your contacts to make the most of your efforts. Author Andrea Nierenberg, a nonstop networker, divides her list into three different categories: A, B and C, […]

5 phrases you should NOT use on your resume

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] Hanna Hamilton write for Monster. Her entire column appears in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. These are the five words and phrases NEVER to be used in a resume. Hard Worker Out-of-the-Box Salary references Available Upon Request Objective The full column is a must read. […]