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Exciting Announcement- New Job!

Well it’s certainly been a hot minute since I posted. I’ve been sort of in limbo, with things very much up in the air since I stopped writing. Last time I posted I was starting CaptivateQC, my own marketing consulting

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Posted in Business start up, job search, recent graduate

Pink Washing- Is Awareness Enough?

Well October has come and gone and Target’s moved many of it’s Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness items to clearance to make room for Christmas merchandise. When October rolls around you can’t escape the sea of pink ribbon products from

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Posted in Marketing Thoughts

Business start-up update: Moving ahead, slowly but somewhat surely

If I had it my way I’d already have my marketing tools (website, business cards, etc) and I’d be out working with clients. Unfortunately I’m learning that starting a business requires plenty of patience or lots of money to expedite

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Posted in Business start up, job search

Introducing: CaptivateQC

I finally landed on a name for my business. I went through a magazine and wrote down all the words that appealed to me, cut them out, and arranged them on a piece of paper then went through narrowing it

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Posted in Business start up, social media

Job Update – I’m Doing That Crazy Thing

I called the marketing agency I’d been waiting to hear back from on Tuesday afternoon and found out that they were “impressed with me but had made a strategic business decision to hold off on hiring for the position”. I

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Posted in job search, recent graduate

How Successful Social Media Marketing and Job Hunting Are Alike

Blogging regularly on the subject of social media and my job search has helped me realize some of their similarities. While they are two very different activities, doing them well can require some of the same principles. Know how to

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Finding your ideal job sometimes isn’t… ideal

For no good reason, I’m a little off today. I’m still waiting to hear back about the interview I had last week for just about my dream job. This should come as no surprise, I was told it would probably

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