Tag Archives | online presence

2012-08-25 Self-employment

Self-Employment Is On the Rise [Chart of the Week]

Each Saturday, #we publish our Chart of the Week. It presents interesting trends and data, usually related to the U.S. labor market. Entrepreneurs and solopreneurs are a special breed of #CareerGravity practitioners. There are two main reasons for this. First, their online presence is usually critical to their ability to acquire and keep customers. Second, […]

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invisible man statue

Entrepreneurs Need Gravity, Too

If you’re a start-up and you don’t have a sophisticated and teeming presence online, you don’t exist. Yes, yes, you exist, but you’re invisible. You’re kind of like a tree falling in the forest, with nobody there: You might as well not exist. Perhaps you don’t want to seem to exist. That’s a legitimate strategy, and […]

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R. William Holland

New Rules for Getting Hired

“1.8 million holders of bachelor’s degrees find themselves in grim job market.” So begins an interview this morning on CNBC with R. William Holland, author of Cracking the New Job Market:The 7 Rules for Geting Hired in Any Economy. Holland is asked why the job market is new and responds, “It’s new because there’s a worldwide […]

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