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Becoming the Captain of Your Professional Soul—Utilizing the Inspiration of Nelson Mandela

While we offer our condolences in the recent loss of ex-South African president, Nelson Mandela, we find applicable examples from his life that work in the business world. CEOs can learn a variety of lessons from this man’s seemingly simple, … Continue reading

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Why I’m (Sort Of) Reinventing My Blog

I love the association industry – it’s why I wrote a book about making it a career. However, after much thought, I’ve decided to make a change.  Over the last several months, I’ve wanted to write about a wider variety … Continue reading

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Is There Such a Thing as a “Quick” Job Search? Yes!

Moving at the speed of life can be difficult with all of the directions that we are pulled in; keeping up with family, friends, work, and recreation has pushed us to our limits as far as time is concerned. Add … Continue reading

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No Time For Career Management? 10 Things You Can Do In 10 Minutes

Ongoing career management – even when you’re happily employed – can go a long way towards advancement and security. But who has the time? On top of working a full day, we all have other things on our plate. The … Continue reading

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How to Hit the Professional ‘Refresh’ Button in 2013

January is a natural time to pause after the rush of the holidays and look ahead with renewed vision, personally and professionally. Whether you are a young professional or you’ve been in your position for several years, now is the … Continue reading

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Find Career Mentors – Today!

When thinking of the word “mentor” most of us picture a one-on-one relationship. Usually, many of us see this person as guiding us throughout our careers, giving us advice, and meeting with us regularly. While all that can – and … Continue reading

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Two Strategies for Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Network, Establish Credibility, and Build Your Brand

LinkedIn allows you to do so many things, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by its potential and want to abandon it altogether. Below I offer two areas of focus that are sure to expand your network and let people know … Continue reading

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Mix and Match to Find Your Dream Job

I often joke with my husband – an author of three Civil War books – that we could do a joint book tour. The target audience? People who want to find a job in a Civil War association. While it … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with the Changing Face of Business and the Technology Takeover

Rapid advances in technology force many businesses to continually adapt how they acquire, service and keep customers. These shifts create the need for new communication tools, ones that address the ever-growing virtual, global face of business. These three must-have technical … Continue reading

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Associations Lead The Pack When It Comes To Employee Benefits

While salary is important to everyone in the workforce, sometimes benefits mean just as much. An organization that provides robust healthcare, flexibility, and a good number of vacation days can sometimes mean more than a higher paycheck from somewhere else … Continue reading

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