5 Ways to Ruin Your Job Search
5 Ways to Ruin Your Job Search
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

If you’re a college senior, you’re no doubt up to your ears in career advice. It seems like everyone from your mom to your mail carrier is telling you how to land a job after college. But is anyone telling you what not to do? It seems pointless, but understanding what actions will result in…

Spotlight: WWE’s Stephen Owings is a Man on the Move
Spotlight: WWE’s Stephen Owings is a Man on the Move
/ February 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Stephen Owings sounds like he took to heart the simple advice from Alec Baldwin’s character in Glengarry Glen Ross: Always be closing. If nothing else, he certainly seems like a guy on the move. “I’m 24 years old now, and I’ve probably been through 16 different cars,” Owings said recently. “Even if it was just…

5 Words and Phrases Every Sales Professional Should Avoid
5 Words and Phrases Every Sales Professional Should Avoid
/ February 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Those personality traits your family and friends love so much? Yeah, those might not be so helpful on a sales call. Take humor, for instance. Your pals might appreciate your sharp wit, but it’s usually a smart idea to leave all sarcasm at the door when it comes to sales. Humor is incredibly subjective, and…

5 Tips to Help You Shine at Your Interview, On and Off Paper
5 Tips to Help You Shine at Your Interview, On and Off Paper
/ February 6, 2014 0 COMMENTS

There are so many steps in the job-hunting process, from searching for positions online to accepting an offer. Perhaps the most important aspect, however, is the interview. Hiring managers look for so much in a candidate, it’s no wonder than interviewees are so nervous. Fortunately, making a good impression on and off paper is simple….

8 Things Every Young Sales Professional Should Know
8 Things Every Young Sales Professional Should Know
/ February 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Every career field has its set of secrets that can overwhelm someone new to the industry. Here are eight things anyone interested in a sales career should know and keep in mind:

How to Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Job
How to Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Job
/ January 30, 2014 0 COMMENTS

The goal of any internship is to provide professional experience. Smart college grads, however, should realize that an internship could turn into one of their first jobs after college. Here are 10 easy tips to turn your internship into a full-time job.

WWE’s Swan Lee is a Performer, at Work and Play
WWE’s Swan Lee is a Performer, at Work and Play
/ January 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

When Swan Lee isn’t pounding the pavement as an account executive for Worldwide Express, you might find her in slightly more artistic arenas. The Los Angeles native was an illustration major at the Art Center of Pasadena (before transferring to California State University, San Bernardino), and still dabbles in the art on weekends (you can…

Crucial to a Sales Career: Just the Right Amount of Confidence
Crucial to a Sales Career: Just the Right Amount of Confidence
/ January 23, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Teddy Roosevelt had the right idea. Our 26th president once said, “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Confidence is crucial for a career in sales. No one wants to get a sales pitch from a nervous, shaky-voiced wallflower. At the same time, you don’t want to turn into an arrogant know-it-all (think Tom Cruise in…

Life Lessons to Carry Into 2014
Life Lessons to Carry Into 2014
/ January 21, 2014 0 COMMENTS

New Year’s resolutions are a tradition dating back to the ancient Babylonians, according to The History Channel. Unfortunately, they have become a bit of a joke in modern times. Of the three in 10 Americans who make resolutions each year, only 28 percent are successful. Resolving to improve your career, however, just isn’t something you…

20 Qualities That Every Entry-Level Sales Employee Needs
20 Qualities That Every Entry-Level Sales Employee Needs
/ January 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Starting your first entry-level sales job after college is exciting, but it can also be intimidating. That’s in part because, unless you worked your way through college, you probably learned a lot of facts in school but not very many of the so-called soft skills you’ll need in a competitive work environment. There’s an art…