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Navigating Through Company Culture and Management Styles

One significant challenge faced by millions of people every day is the inability to communicate effectively in the workplace.  In reality, communication is the foundation for success and failure in nearly every aspect of life.   Over the next four weeks, Brand Expert Latrice Collins will conduct a four part series that will enlighten you and strengthen your communication skills. We are excited that Tisha Lucero, Senior Vice President for the Wells Fargo Consumer Lending Group will be our special guest this week.  If you are understanding company culture, conflicts with your manager, or growing in your career, you don’t want...

Job Hunting Mastermind Series: Networking – Finding Leads

Finding a job is rarely an accident.  It requires hard work, a solid plan, and coaching from proven leaders in the field.  Over the next four weeks, Brand Expert Latrice Collins will host a four part series that will provide tips and techniques for enhancing your job search strategy. This “Networking- Finding Leads” episode is the first in the series. Our guest, Mark Schor, PhD, is the Senior Vice President with Right Management.   (Right Management is a global leader in talent and career management workforce solutions within ManpowerGroup. Their clients include over 80% of the Fortune 500 and over 70%...

I just got laid off! Now what do I do?

You can’t believe it!  You were just informed that YOU were being laid off.  You have spent years dedicating countless hours working hard and delivering results and now you find yourself in an unusual situation.  Where do you go from here? Brand Expert Latrice Collins hosts a four part series that will provide tips and techniques to point you in the right direction.  This is the second episode in the “Job Hunting Mastermind Series”. This week’s guest, Foster Williams, is the Founder of Search 4 U Inc. and Co-founder Career Search Network. In this episode, Foster will help tackle difficult...

Emotions VS Logic, which one will win in a battle?

One significant challenge faced by millions of people every day is the inability to communicate effectively in the workplace.  In reality, communication is the foundation for success and failure in nearly every aspect of life.   Over the next four weeks, Brand Expert Latrice Collins will conduct a four part series that will enlighten you and strengthen your communication skills. We are excited that Tisha Lucero, Senior Vice President for the Wells Fargo Consumer Lending Group will be our special guest this week.  If you are struggling with emotional communications conflict with one or more individuals in your life, you don’t...

Recognizing Communication Styles

Brand Expert, Latrice Collins, will conduct a four part series especially crafted to enlighten you and strengthen your communication skills.  This episodes focus is “Recognizing Individual Communication Styles.” We are excited that Reggie Carney, President and CEO of Lead Strong Inc., will be our special guest this week.  Reggie will share powerful tools and insight for recognizing different communication styles and tips for improving your communication effectiveness. This show includes techniques from leadership development, change management and conflict management training. If you are struggling with communicating with one or more individuals in your life, you don’t want to miss this...

The Power of Emotion Intelligence

Click Image to Hear Blog One significant challenge faced by millions of people every day is the inability to communicate effectively in the workplace.  In reality, communication is the foundation for success and failure in nearly every aspect of life.   Over the next four weeks, Brand Expert Latrice Collins will conduct a four part series that will enlighten you and strengthen your communication skills. If you are struggling with communicating with one or more individuals in your life, you don’t want to miss these programs. 3/25/2015        The Power of Emotion Intelligence 4/1/2015          Recognizing Individual Communication Styles 4/8/2015          Emotions VS...

Distinguishing Yourself in a Crowd

In this episode of The Career Brand we will discuss Distinguishing Yourself in a Crowd:  Exploring Your KSAs. Explain KSA Define the difference between Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Evaluate and Validate Your Personal KSAs These are essential tools to building your career brand.

Introduction to the Career Brand – Blog Talk Radio

Latrice Collins launches her new radio blog titled, The Career Brand. In this episode she will share with you the four elements of her personally created Career Brand model. This is ideal for individual striving to grow in their career.  By the end of this session, Ms. Collins will unveil her new PRIM series made especially for individuals’ on-the-go. This powerful episode is high energy and packed with information to help you launch your career success. Whether you are a busy mom, graduating student, unemployed, under-employed or proven professional, THIS IS FOR YOU!

Control Your Brand in Four Simple Steps

There is no question that branding one’s self is essential to a successful career in the digital age; many prospective employers now Google people they are looking to hire before deciding whether or not to even interview them. The reputation you craft for yourself and the image you present via social media is more relevant than ever to the hiring process—it can make you, and it can break you. It’s therefore vitally important to take control of this process and actively brand yourself, creating the right impressions and attracting the right employers. To do so, follow the four steps below:...

Qualified Does NOT Equal Hired

Don’t Get It Twisted:  Qualified Does NOT Equal Hired. Yes, you have years of experience.  Yes, you are more knowledgeable then your peers. Yes, you have the education required for the role.  But, don’t get it twisted. While you may have the experience required for a role, employers still ask the question, “What will you do for me?”   In this post we will quickly discussed the fourth element of The Perfect Fit for Careers brand formula.  IMPACT! As a quick recap, The Perfect Fit for Career program is built on four brand elements:  Expertise, Image, Character and impact.  Each element...