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Diving into real estate head first can be a much greater challenge than some would think. If you’ve been considering a career change for some time and finally passed your exam and decided to pull the trigger, make sure you take a breath and survey your situation. When you switch careers and get a long-term job in a field such Public Relations, or a trade such as working as an electrician, you rest somewhat assured that you will receive enough monthly income to pay the rent and purchase groceries. Even if you end up in a short term contract position,…

It often takes a long time before companies secure their top sales representatives, with much trial and error. The turnover in sales is incredibly high because it takes real analysis and understanding of the position in order to fill it properly. Not every hiring manager has done this work, or knows where to begin, and without deciphering what the true needs of a given role are, the job will continue to be tackled haphazardly by hires who aren’t well-suited for it. Thankfully there are ways to avoid making hiring mistakes or putting the success of your present team in jeopardy.…

Self-storages, also known as public storages, are in high demand throughout the US. In 2014, self-storages outnumbered the combined sum of McDonalds and Starbucks in America. As a self-storage business owner, this stat might entice you a lot. However, this stat also means that there is A LOT of competition in the market. So, how do you set yourself apart? Two words: Social media! Social media can be very fruitful for your business IF you play your cards correctly. To know which cards are right, you can use the infamous sales funnel! This is the journey of a customer from…

When was the last time you went on a job interview? Did it turn out to be a positive or negative experience? For countless job seekers, the interview can prove both exciting and nerve-wracking. As a result, some people nail their interviews and others feel as if it is one more nail for their coffin. So that your job interview experiences don’t end up getting the better of you, prepare as much as possible. No, this does not mean for weeks on end. That said don’t try either to do well on the spur-of-the-moment at an interview. By taking the…

Canadian businesses, like virtually every company that’s ever graced the planet, require proper brand promotion in order to ensure that customers become aware – and stay aware – of their product or service. This is especially true if your business is located in a large, major city like Toronto or Calgary, because there are many other companies competing for your customers’ attention. Having a unique marketing campaign, therefore, gives you the competitive edge,and will improve your chances of getting noticed this summer. One way to boost your business’ exposure is through promotional clothing, technical gadgets, and other branded items. Often…