Advancement

Advancement

The Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon and Your Job Search

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One of the most powerful and important things you can do to get a job or achieve anything in life is learn how to just get your foot in the door. Once you are able to get your foot in the door, everything changes. My entire life, I have seen firsthand...

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Love Your Work and the People Who Give It to You

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From the time I was 19 until I was about 27, I spent a good portion of my summers doing asphalt work around Detroit. That included asphalt sealing, hot tar crack filling, and asphalt patching. It was seasonal work and most people in Michigan only seal...

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The Secret Career Tactic of “Lock In”

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In my experience, some of the smartest and most dangerous people in the world are insurance salesmen, copier salespeople, and auto salespeople. They have a secret called “the lock in” that you can use to seriously enhance your career. Insurance Salespeople...

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The Use of Testimonials and Endorsements in Your Job Search

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When I was in my final year of high school, one day the English teacher handed me back a paper I’d written and it had a B+ on it. While there were a lot of classes that I would have been incredibly happy if I received this grade in, English was...

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Abraham Lincoln, Bringing People Together, and Your Career

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Several years ago, after September 11, 2001, I was speaking with the founder of an internet consulting firm in San Francisco. The firm was getting ready to close its doors and go out of business because all of its work had gone away. During the several...

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You Need to Be in Favor with the Right People

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When I started my first company, back in 2000, I and the other people who were with me at the time sat down and had a three-day meeting during which we discussed what we wanted the company to be then and what we wanted it to become. It was an incredible...

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You Need to Stop Competing and Seeing Differences Between You and Others

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If you are looking for a job, trying to improve in your current job, or simply wish to experience a better life, there’s one thing you need to do: You need to be friends with everyone you meet in business, and stop competing and seeing differences....

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In Defense of Long-Term Employment with a Single Employer

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If you go into any business that’s been around more than twenty or thirty years, you will inevitably find a handful of people who’ve been there from the very beginning of their careers. These well-adjusted souls will typically report to work...

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The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

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I’ve been going to conferences for one thing or another at least a couple times a year for the past several years. I’ve spent thousands of dollars attending marketing-related conferences. If I go to one more conference...

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It Is Better to Be Known for Something than Nothing at All

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When I was 20 years old, running an asphalt business in Detroit, I purchased a fax machine and a couple of business phone numbers, as well as some lists of companies and businesses I thought would have big asphalt parking lots I could work on that I got...

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The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

By on Sep 20,2022

Just as a Unique Selling Position (USP) is important to sell a product, your own USP is vital for marketing yourself to potential employers. You must define your USP before even creating your resume, as it comprises the basic product that you are trying to sell in your interview. Focus your USP on a specific niche, for which there is market demand, and make it thoroughly persuasive.

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