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Who Is On Your Team?

By: Jenifer Wonn

As you examine a professional baseball game, you realize a successful business is much like a sporting team. Every player is given a position, much like each person contributes in a department to an organization. Everyone is striving for two goals; one, to win, and two, to have fun doing it. For this to happen, every teammate is going to have to walk on the field fully aware they are going to get dirty. Players truly need to put in their blood, sweat, and tears to prove their hard work and dedication to keep a spot on the team.

Networking for Work?

Networking Your Way to Your Next Best Job
By Wade Meyer


When I am at networking events, I cringe when I hear, “My name is … and I am seeking my next opportunity.” I look around the room. Few people if anyone are fooled by this language. You’re looking for a job. Networking can be an excellent tool in job-seeking though. Just showing up at networking events to cruise the crowd to see who is hiring is not the best use of your time. If you want to do that, have a stack of professionally-prepared resumes in hand and visit selected job fairs. What is really meant by networking for your next best job?