If you’re thinking about starting a business or hanging a shingle, you’ve probably considered how to improve efforts to tap into social media and to use social networks to help promote your business, product or service. Statistics detailing social media business opportunities via social networking The statistics are pretty compelling. GrowingSocialMedia.com featured these numbers in a recent roundup: According to Statistica, […]
No matter where I go, I find myself talking to business owners about social media. Literally, I can’t shut up! They ask, “What’s with Twitter, I can’t figure it out?” Or, they say, “I don’t have time for social media. How do you do it?” That’s all it takes, and off I go, explaining how […]
Today is a special day. My friend Laurie Ruettimann started it a few years ago to honor someone who’s made a difference in the HR and recruiting industries. Laurie notes they’ve “honored good folks like Tim Sackett, Paul Hebert and Kelly Dingee.” This year, the honoree is the Recruiting Animal. When I heard the news, I jumped […]
You’re starting a business on the side while working full time? Join the club. You’re in good company. MBO Partners research shows “30 million Americans (are) already…self-employed — either as a main source of work (17.9 million solopreneurs) or by using self-employment as a way to augment other income (12.1 million side-giggers).” Running a business on the […]
Are you looking for a way to differentiate yourself from the competition to help land a job faster? Or, perhaps you are thinking of starting your own business, and you could use a way to help you stand out from the crowd of other consultants.