Increase Your Job Chances if You Have to Interview on the Phone

Face time, of course, is best if you’re interviewing for a job. However, headhunters and many companies schedule introductory telephone interviews. Pat yourself on the back. Even if it’s not an in-person meeting, a telephone interview is a good omen. The employer already thinks enough of you to schedule a discussion.

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Project Management — 7 Keys in Handling Change Requests

Project managers must know how to deal with change, if they want to successfully complete their projects. So, the consideration and implementation of requested changes need to be properly controlled. Requested changes have to be analyzed in order to accurately determine their impact on the project’s goals.

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10 Strategies to Shine and Make Ad Designing a Breeze

Designing simple banner ads without strategic planning no longer suffices. The click rates have declined significantly, especially in B2B. To shine in the clutter of Internet advertising, there are at least 10 tips to keep in mind. That’s true in your mobile or Web site strategies.

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Human Resources — Red Flags You’re Losing an Employee

In employee retention, you never have to be surprised again. There are common traits among employees who are likely to quit — even those who are secretive about their plans. Surprisingly, workers who are reading job listings in non-work hours, leave work promptly at the end of the work day or who start taking more vacations — aren’t necessarily going to quit.

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How Will Journalists Act After Obama’s Supreme Slap at the 1st Amendment?

Updated March 1, 2015 – A controversial study of the news media by the Federal Communications Commission has been put on hold. Many Republican lawmakers, media groups — and this business portal — complained that the study was a disingenuous attempt to influence journalists in their news coverage — a threat to freedom of the press, […]

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Worry-Free Health Insurance Is Possible in Washington State

The health-care nightmare of 290,000 uninsured residents might soon be over now that two bills have been introduced in the Washington State Legislature.

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To Become a Leader, Develop Strategic-Planning Skills in 5 Steps

A salient characteristic of leadership is strategic thinking. If you’re ambitious, the ability to be a strategic planner is critical for your success. Here are five ways to achieve your goal.

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4 Ways Marketing and IT Can Create Business Revenue

Businesses will generate more revenue if their information technology and marketing professionals strategize more effectively. Here’s how.

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Health Expert Refutes ObamaCare Claims by Washington Insurance Commissioner

ObamaCare continues to fail in Washington state despite claims by the state’s insurance commissioner, Mike Kreidler. That’s the conclusion from an expert analyst — a doctor — at the authoritative think tank, the Washington Policy Center.

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Don’t let Minimum Wage Mandates Ruin Your Business

Your cash flow, credit access, pricing and profit margins are all directly or indirectly at-risk with the proposed mandates to increase the minimum wage. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.