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10 Steps to Starting a Business

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more. Step 1: Write a Business Plan Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide… Continue reading 10 Steps to Starting a Business

Career Advice, Job search tips

Did Social Media Mistakes Just Cost You Your Dream Job?

Did you ever wonder, "Why haven't I been hired?" After applying for countless jobs, you waited…and waited...but no response? Maybe you even landed an interview but didn't get the job offer. Why? According SHRM Human Resource experts, candidates are often passed over because of social media mistakes and poor judgment in what they post. Over… Continue reading Did Social Media Mistakes Just Cost You Your Dream Job?

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Screenwriting tip of the day; Read 1 Script A Week

Screenwriter and blogger Scott Myers created a simple formula for success that involves completing 4 goals per week.  Scott Myers 4 magic numbers for you to remember:  1, 2, 7, 14. 1: Read 1 screenplay per week. 2:  Watch 2 movies a week. 7: Write 7 pages per week. 14: Work 14 hours per week… Continue reading Screenwriting tip of the day; Read 1 Script A Week

Career Advice, networking

NETWORKING Follow-up Tips

You have attended a networking event and met valuable contacts. Now what? It is important to follow up and develop your professional relationships. Always follow-up within 1 or 2 business days Connect on LINKED-IN and social media Follow up with an EMAIL Add new network connections to your CONTACTS database RESEARCH your new connections. Get… Continue reading NETWORKING Follow-up Tips

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Networking Essentials

Make Your Mark! With thoughtful preparation and research, you are sure to make any networking event a huge success. Here are tips to maximize networking opportunities: BEFORE THE EVENT Prepare:  Identify your goal for this event Update all aspects of your social media Update/print multiple copies of your resume Review and prep your portfolio Rehearse your elevator pitch Research:… Continue reading Networking Essentials