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1-Minute Strategies: Dec. ’09

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Skip straight to someone’s voice mail by using Slydial, a service that lets you leave a message for someone you know you can’t reach in person. Call (267) 759-3425, then punch a cell phone number and leave a message.

Take your job search to Twitter. Some companies are using Twitter to fill positions that tend to attract tons of applicants on job boards, such as administrative roles, one HR vice president tells The Wall Street Journal. Sign up via company web sites to receive job announcements, or for a service such as TweetMyJobs.com, which feeds job posts straight to you.

Put a meandering meeting back on track by addressing those who veer off-topic. Say, “You know, Joe, that’s interesting. I wish we had time to talk about it, but isn’t our objective to talk about ABC? Let’s put it on the flip chart, then circle back to it at the end of the meeting.” By writing it down, Joe feels his concern is being taken seriously. And ...(register to read more)

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