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Be Your Own Boss consulting freelancing Aug 27, 2020

By Catherine Byers Breet w/ ARBEZ

 Why do you want to be your own boss?

 36% of Americans participated in the Gig economy last year, according to a study sponsored by Small Business Labs, Gallup and the Freelancers Union. Contrary to popular opinion, only a small portion of them are...

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How to Make Networking Work For You in 8 Steps networking Aug 26, 2020

By Catherine Byers Breet w/ Arbez

Networking is small part science, large part art. There are plenty of social media platforms available with millions of people using them daily. So how do you make yourself stand out and get noticed?

This is an 8 point plan to help you identify who you want to...

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#1 Exercise for Rewriting Your Resume resume Aug 25, 2020

By Catherine Byers Breet

At some point in the hiring process people will ask you for your resume. Will they like what they see?  Will they bring you in for an interview?

Many people get caught up in writing the ‘perfect’ resume. Sometimes so caught up they miss their opportunity...

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College student will do anything for a buck. Aug 25, 2020

Super-inspiring edition of “How’d you get that job?”

When Annika Coyle got rejected after applying online for her dream job, she decided to try a little harder. When the hiring manager finally agreed to interview her, she was laughing: “I have never met anyone so...

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Top 10 Reasons Companies Hire Consultants consultant Aug 20, 2020

By Catherine Byers Breet w/ Arbez

She hired my consultant(Mary) to make sure Tom didn't miss the product launch date. Two weeks later, she fired Tom … but kept Mary. Mary called me in a panic, then I called my client (while trying not to panic). This is how that little chat went:

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The Most Important Job Search Advice No One Is Telling You job search Aug 20, 2020

To learn more about how to improve your job search check out our Job Search Toolkit.

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How to become a highly-paid consultant: What it really takes from someone who is living the dream. consulting contracting Aug 20, 2020

Want more money, freedom & fun out of life? Do you dream about having the freedom to pick which projects you want to work on, and the power to say no to the ones you don’t want to do? Working as a consultant (contractor/freelancer) can give you all of that … IF you learn how to...

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Working parents want to know: How can I make sure my kids succeed in school this fall? school working parents Aug 18, 2020

Back to school (plus work?!) this fall: They're dropping like flies! Yet another post on LinkedIn today about a parent who just quit his job, so he can help his kids succeed in school this fall. THIS IS HAPPENING! Even college kids are coming back to roost because of COVID19. None of us...

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3 Easy Steps to More Connections On LinkedIn networking Aug 17, 2020

For more information on networking check out our online class: The Networking Edge Kit for Consultants

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5 Steps To Crafting Connection Requests That Get Responses on LinkedIn linkedin networking Aug 13, 2020

Author: Cat Byers Breet

Do you know what to say when you reach out to people on LinkedIn?  Are your requests getting ignored? Are you too nervous to even reach out?

LinkedIn has 675 million members worldwide and 310 million of those members are regularly active. LinkedIn has made reaching...

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