Professional Development

How to Find Warm Leads During the Cold Winter Months

How to Find Warm Leads During the Cold Winter Months

By Erin Ollila / January 18, 2022
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Oh the weather outside is frightful…and what’s worse is your seemingly frozen list of leads! You’ve been in the business for long enough to know that winters tend to be a slow season for you, but this year feels different.…

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How to Audit Your Online Presence

How to Audit Your Online Presence

By Erin Ollila / January 15, 2022
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When people search for you online, what will they find? Does your online presence flatter your professional identity? Maybe, during a search a potential customer stumbles upon your social media account or your website. They might see pictures posted online…

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Make 2022 the Year You Focus on Professional Development

Make 2022 the Year You Focus on Professional Development

By Erin Ollila / January 14, 2022
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It’s a brand new year and you’re excited to make things happen. To say the past couple of years were unpredictable would be an understatement. But you’re really ready to take hold of your career and set the proper plans…

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Happy at Work? Decide Whether or Not to Stay in Your Current Job

Happy at Work? Decide Whether or Not to Stay in Your Current Job

By Erin Ollila / January 9, 2022
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In April 2021 alone, a record four million people quit their jobs. And their reasons were vast. Some sought shorter commutes, closer proximity to their families, the opportunity to explore different interests, learn new skills, concern over the safety aspects…

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The Most Important Questions to Ask When Reviewing Your Year

The Most Important Questions to Ask When Reviewing Your Year

By Erin Ollila / December 30, 2021
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You enjoy reviewing your year and planning for the next, but you’re tired of the ways you’ve analyzed your years past, like listing out your wins and losses or considering your year on a month-by-month basis. Before you set any…

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How to Take Holiday Time Off Without Returning to Chaos

How to Take Holiday Time Off Without Returning to Chaos

By Erin Ollila / December 15, 2021
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It’s the end of the year and you’re looking forward to your holiday time off. You have plans to spend time with your family and friends, and you also have plans to relax and unwind after another abnormal work year. …

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How to Deliver Constructive Feedback at Work

How to Deliver Constructive Feedback at Work

By Erin Ollila / November 12, 2021
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Whether you’re a manager or a team player invested in the growth of your colleagues, you’ve likely been asked to deliver constructive feedback at work. How does that make you feel? If you find the idea intimidating, you’re not alone. Many…

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Brand Photography: 6 Steps to Getting the Best Images

Brand Photography: 6 Steps to Getting the Best Images

By Erin Ollila / October 27, 2021
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How recent is your professional headshot? I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that any images you have are old and you haven’t invested in a professional brand photoshoot in quite some time.  Please don’t take…

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Ready for a Career Refresh? 4 Easy Ways to Get Started

Ready for a Career Refresh? 4 Easy Ways to Get Started

By Erin Ollila / October 21, 2021
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While you sincerely enjoy your job, there’s a chance that these past two years have left you feeling a bit burned out in general — and now, you’re considering a career refresh. Maybe you simply feel like shaking things up…

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7 Jobs in the Real Estate Industry for You to Consider

7 Jobs in the Real Estate Industry for You to Consider

By Tara Mastroeni / August 19, 2021
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When most people think about getting into the real estate industry, they only think about becoming a real estate agent. While that certainly is a viable career path to consider, it’s important to note that there are also plenty of…

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