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Networking Tips for Starting up!

So now you’ve chosen a career that right for you. What’s next? Our networking tips can help you! It feels great to know what you want to do, but how do you make sure that the opportunities will be there for you when the time comes? The answer is simple… Networking! Relationship building and networking are the key to getting your foot in the door to many careers. Have you ever heard the expression “It’s not what you know, but who you know”? While we’re not saying that your knowledge …

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Giving it away for free: the business benefits (and pitfalls) of volunteering your services, products and expertise

Giving it away for free

Entrepreneurs and business owners are often approached by charities, groups and associations to give free expertise, services and guidance.  There are many benefits to volunteering help and these include expanding your contact and client base, enhancing a CV and giving further credibility to your professional standing. But whilst there are benefits, there are also a number of pitfalls. Lose sight of why you’re offering this support, or the parameters you want to keep within, and you could soon be

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