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My 90th Day. What’s It Like to Transition from Entrepreneur to Employee


There are a few more conference calls, conversations and red tape, but it has truly been a great experience for me. For employers who are looking to tap into the highly qualified talent pool of entrepreneurs there are so many amazing professionals who are highly qualified and can enhance your organization in ways you can’t imagine. Transition from entrepreneur to employee hasn’t always been easy. Life Work employee entrepreneur

How Entrepreneurs Can Face Today’s Job Market


My name is Andrea and I’m an entrepreneur.” ” You see, I am an entrepreneur in recovery. The support groups I go to aren’t really like AA meetings, they are more like conferences and networking events. Are other entrepreneurs facing similar challenges?

5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Big Conferences

Career Realism

We all know the importance and benefit of going to annual industry or career conferences. Authors, entrepreneurs, empowered women, career professionals, and journalists all using social platforms to advance their causes, brands, and benefits. How do you prepare for big conferences?

Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Here, you can see some pictures I have taken at the conference. The Conference Center.

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The Magic Formula for Entrepreneurs

Water Cooler Wisdom

As an entrepreneur, I face a significant challenge. Entrepreneurs, on the other hand, are on their own. I’m not the only entrepreneur with this issue, and in response, a. In-person conferences and meet-ups organized for entrepreneurs. For more on how an entrepreneurial conference can help your current or future business, check out my full post on the AMEX Open Forum. When you’re working in a large company, some form of mentorship is a. given.

Back from a Successful Cannexus Conference

Career Key

Monday, February 1, 2010 Back from a Successful Cannexus Conference After a fantastic CANNEXUS conference last week in Ottawa, Canada (photo left), I am finally getting back online.

An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants

Telecommuting Journal

Learning Virtually – An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants, Now in Its Sixth Year. ” This year’s Summit is specifically designed to help new and seasoned virtual assistants and other entrepreneurs grow and streamline their business.

Contact Conference

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Darren Hardy, Publisher of SUCCESS Magazine Twitter Job Search Tips and Tools | Landing on Your Feet - The Social Network For Recruiting and HR Professionals Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work.

Four Reasons Why Focusing on Goals Leads to Failure

The Job Quest

In addition to all the insightful presentations that are part of the TED Conferences, they are now including talks from other conferences. I hope the entrepreneur continues to use her authentic self!

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9 Tips to Transition into the Technical Sales Arena

Career Makeover Coach

How to Get Motivated After a Setback How to Fight Boredom and Become More Motivated at Work 6 Causes of Stress at Work Going From Employee to Entrepreneur: 5 Proven Tips to Turn Your Plans Into Reality 9 Tips to Transition into the Technical Sales Arena Meet Tai Welcome!

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6 Things To Do To Kickstart Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Ms. Career Girl

The innate love to do what they feel is worth doing and to find solutions to unsolved problems in the society has driven creative minds of today to become entrepreneurs. Check out these 10 books to read to spark the entrepreneur in you.

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We’ve Taken Part in the Global Startups Conference


On Wednesday, June 22, a historical first took place in the form of the Global Startups Conference. The conference took place in the historical area in the center of Prague, with participation from more than 30 projects. But there was so much interest in the conference that, in the end, the organizers had to set up strict conditions for taking part and some candidates had to be refused. An integral part of this was the location where the conference was held, in a cellar.

15 Conversation Starters That Make Networking Events Great


After a recent all-day conference, I was about to head home when a friend there, Natasha Shine of Rounds , said she was on her way down the street for the evening networking event at another all-day conference. Are Industry Conferences Useful for Job Seekers?

Control Your Chaos: Redefining Work-Life Balance

Ms. Career Girl

As a mother, wife, serial entrepreneur and life coach, I had to create a system that would help me control my own chaos and win at my goals. Stacia has contributed to various national media outlets such as Redbook, Forbes, Fox Small Business Center, Metro, Entrepreneur and Steve Harvey.

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New Job Opportunities with Financial Startups

Resume Bear

BillGuard, a finance security service that specializes in uncovering deceptive, erroneous, and fraudulent credit card charges, was a headliner at last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference.

Tips for Handling Video Conferencing Interviews

Corn on the Job

Polycom states that video conferencing can significantly reduce a business’s travel costs for business conferences and interviews. However, handling an interview through a video conference is not quite the same.

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It’s the #SHRM12 & #notatSHRM Carnival of HR


It’s not as bad as it sounds as I’m serving up this Carnival of HR near the sandy beaches of San Diego where me and my family are hunkered down after an especially fun, action-packed, and exhausted SHRM 2012 Annual Conference. Great insights from a first timer at the conference.

Workplace Trends: The Myth of the Intrapreneur


These entrepreneurs often times lay it all on the line risking their lives and financial future in order to save or change the world. An entrepreneur is defined as an enterprising business professional. Being an entrepreneur is a lot like playing black jack.

Baby Steps In Business. Story Behind Why I Do What I Do.


No more forced conference calls or impromptu visits. Business Life Social Media baby steps in business corporate recruiter entrepreneur HR Blogger human resource blogger human resource consultantNearly 2 years ago this October I walked out the door of my previous employer.

7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List


So in between the discovery meetings, late night emails, conference calls and leadership meetings, you’ll find my nose in a book. After hearing Brene Brown speak at Indeed’s Interactive Conference just before the Memorial Day holiday in Austin, I started this book.

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Ask Ms. Career Girl: How do I Transition to a Career I Have no Experience in?

Ms. Career Girl

I’m reading great books about entrepreneurs and feel inspired but I’m also starting to feel hopeless. Read books about, by and for entrepreneurs. Attend marketing conferences and tweetups. Submit your career and life questions to!

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Want To Change Careers? First, Consider All You Have To Offer

Career Realism

Building a clientele often requires putting yourself out there, going to meetings, conferences, events and talking to people, giving them a chance to see up close and personal what a great person you are to work with. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true?

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The BrandTwist: Are You Google, McDonalds, Or Rachel Ray?

Career Realism

Julie Cottineau left her position as VP of Branding at Virgin in 2011 not only to become an entrepreneur, but also to help other entrepreneurs. When we think about networking, we often think about mixers, events, conferences, and coffee meetings.

Too Legit To Quit: 9 Reasons To Stay At Your Job

Career Realism

Do you get education reimbursement, certification maintenance, and opportunities to attend seminars, webinar, workshops, or conferences? 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur.

Why You Should Support Industry Soloprenuers


I thought about how wonderful it would be speaking on a major conference stage and the credibility I’d have. I travel a lot especially to conferences and events. In 2007 I aspired to be a professional blogger.

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Snippets of the future from #SHRM15


I had the good fortune to attend the #SHRM15 annual conference held in Las Vegas from June 28 to July 1, 2015. It was by most accounts an excellent conference. Keynoter and entrepreneur Marcus Buckingham also talked about technology and its impact on the workplace and workforce.

Tips for Handling Video Conferencing Interviews

Corn on the Job

Polycom states that video conferencing can significantly reduce a business’s travel costs for business conferences and interviews. However, handling an interview through a video conference is not quite the same.

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7 Ways to Use Geography to Your Networking Advantage


Identify the major events and conferences that are coming to your city this year. Connect to speakers through email , LinkedIn in-mail or Twitter about a month ahead of the conference.

One Surefire Way to Stand Out in Your Job Search

Blue Sky Resumes

Think how it would feel to point recruiters to the speech you gave at a prestigious conference or your Masters thesis on your industry. If you’re not a well-know entrepreneur or senior executive, you might think that’s just a pipe dream.

Become a “Frugalista” with Me

Ms. Career Girl

I’m off to a speaking engagement today (Social Media for Business) for a professional association’s conference. Nicole's "Life as an Entrepreneur "JournalHappy Monday!

5 Tips to Curate Social Media Content That Gets Shared

Resume Bear

Over the past few years when I have discussed social media on radio shows or on panels at conferences, the topic of content curating has come up. The Smart Start-Up Coach for Lifestyle Entrepreneurs. Many people have no idea what it means and others are fascinated by the idea of designing their social media marketing strategy. Basically, it all boils down to one thing…. We live in a time where we are all involved in media.

Social Networking for Career Success, A CNN “Top 10 Job Tweeter”

Resume Bear

Use job descriptions, company and industry websites and blogs and information from professional conference materials to identify your field’s keywords. She teaches job seekers and entrepreneurs how to leverage social media, writes resumes and helps clients succeed with their goals.

Focus on What Career Interventions Work at CANNEXUS 2010

Career Key

Thursday, October 15, 2009 Focus on What Career Interventions Work at CANNEXUS 2010 One of our scientifically valid assessments, The Career Decision Profile , will be in the spotlight at Januarys CANNEXUS 2010 , the premier national career development conference in Canada.

9 Ways to Become An Empowered Career Seeker


No matter what industry you’re working in – or want to work in – my career advice is simple: Be empowered and approach your career as if you were an entrepreneur. Network through social media, events, conferences, etc.

US Job Satisfaction at Lowest Level since 1987: Our 8.

Career Key

Job Satisfaction at Lowest Level since 1987: Our 8 Recommendations for Maximizing Your Job Satisfaction According to a Conference Board survey released today, job satisfaction in America is at its lowest level since 1987 when the survey was first done.

Franchisees: Are You Getting Enough Support And Training?

Career Realism

One way this group might function is to have a standing conference call where folks can share stories and get support to help them deal with various issues. Another opportunity for professional development is at an annual or biannual conference.

Meerkat vs. Periscope: How Video Streaming Changes Recruiting


I’ve had the pleasure of meeting iJustine and have taken an interest in the increase of entrepreneurs also like myself who make their living blogging, consulting, YouTubing and sharing all online. Company announcements, press conferences and live broadcasted video responses.

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Practice makes perfect: I hate it when Mom is right

Career Key

Im preparing for my Career Key Canada presentation and exhibitor table at Cannexus 2009 , Canadas national career development conference, which starts on Monday. Back from a Successful Cannexus Conference ► January (9) Practical Advice for Setting up an Information Int.

How An Obvious Idea Guaranteed A Student’s Success

Career Realism

If you’re not familiar with the show, it’s basically a panel of five millionaire and billionaire investors – known as “Sharks” – who get pitched business ideas from aspiring entrepreneurs. If they believe in the business and the entrepreneur, they can choose to invest their own money and forever change that person’s destiny… Because the entrepreneur isn’t just getting an investment, they’re getting the guidance of a seasoned pro as well.

3 Ways To Get Noticed, Get A Promotion, And Get A RAISE!

Career Realism

As an employee, entrepreneur, or small business owner, you have to stay on the cutting edge of your industry and your area of expertise. Take every opportunity including company social events and industry conferences to connect with leaders who could influence your future promotion.

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