Using business cards effectively

Barbara Lopez joins Jennifer Armitstead to discuss “using business cards effective” on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11am PT. Call in with your questions, or listen from your computer. Call in number: (917) 932-1762.

Link to join the show: http://ow.ly/932CR

Information about Barbara Lopez:
BARBARA LOPEZ, Brightfarm Barbara Lopez believes that everything in business STARTS with a BRIGHT introduction.  A professional commercial writer since 2003, Barbara has helped countless business professionals explain who they are and how they serve others all across the country.  Barbara’s easy to implement steps for creating a high impact self-introduction are powerful in creating a focused introduction and/or networking commercial.  As a networking skills trainer, Barbara teaches professionals how to FARM for new relationships and customers by sprinkling seeds (spreading the word about who you are), cultivating those seeds (using follow up to build relationships) and harvesting new customers, clients, partners and business relationships.  You can learn more about Barbara Lopez at www.brightfarm.com and find her on Twitter @brightfarm

Fast Company article about “6 Ways Your Business Card Can Still Pack a Punch“.

Poll results:
http://polls.linkedin.com/vote/244202/bfaym

Kicking off 2011 with a career plan – Tues 1/4

Kicking off the 2011 line up of Job Club Radio shows, I’m going to be sharing some ideas for developing a career plan. The lines will be open, so call in and I’ll answer your career questions and get you going in the right direction for 2011.

Join me on Tuesday 1/4/11 at 11am PT | 12noon MT | 1pm CT | 2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Contact Jennifer at www.jacareercoaching.com.

Image strategies for successful professionals with Roberta Hughes – 12/7

Roberta Hughes will be my guest to discuss the topic of “image strategies for successful professionals“.

Join us on Tuesday 12/7/10 at 8am PT | 9am MT | 10am CT | 11am ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Ms. Hughes is the president of Avidere, LLC, an image consulting firm serving individuals and corporations.  Her expertise is sought after by Fortune 500 companies, apparel manufacturers and successful individuals.  Ms. Hughes is a national speaker, author, and television host. She has been featured in national publications including CNBC.com, Web MD, and Day Spa Magazine on image strategies ranging from dress code policies, uniform programs, and individual style and presence. She is a graduate of Conselle Image Management Institute where she studied visual communication.

Roberta Hughes, CEO of Avidere, LLC / image consultant / author / speaker / television & film host
www.avidereimage.com
866.4.AVIDERE
480.304.5506
Roberta@avidereimage.com
Find Avidere on Facebook: Avidere Image Fashion Consulting

PRODUCTS: Image Professional Dress Charts, Power of Image E-Book, Employee Image Training DVDs
INDIVIDUAL SERVICES: Performed by Avidere certified consultant. Image evaluation, wardrobe styling, personal shopping, color evaluations, figure profile.
CORPORATE SERVICES: Image Assessment, Dress Code Policies, Uniform Programs, Training Seminars & DVDs

Roberta is offering a special discount for Job Club Radio listeners to get a discount on image services offered through Avidere. Go to http://www.avidereimage.com for more information. To take advantage of this offer, send email to: info@avidereimage.com.

1) Use IMAGE20 – save 20% on Avidere “personal” image consulting services. Valid through December 31, 2010 only. We offer on-site (wardrobe) and virtual image services (image, color evaluation & shopping).
2) Use IMAGE100 – save $100 on any employee image training DVD. Valid through December 31, 2010 only.

Quote of show:
“A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers

Number of show: 3
Men should have a minimum of 3 suits.

Women in the world of trucking with Erin Wiersma – Mon 11/15

Erin Wiersma will be my guest to discuss the topic of “women working in the world of trucking“.

Join us on Monday 11/15/10 at 9am PT|10a MT|11am CT|12pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Erin is an entrepreneur at heart. She has been in sales for 5 years.   She is a Life, Health and Commercial insurance agent,  and a “girl with a truck.” She has used her diverse sales experience compete in the trucking world and other male dominated industries.   She is using her secrets in sales to launch a business to empower other women to unleash their sales potential in any industry. Erin is a hockey mom in Utah to two amazing tween boys,  and the owner of a yellow lab and “garage dog” that travels with her.

Contact information:
c70trucking@gmail.com
801-513-ERIN (3746)

Quote of the show:
“There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.” – B.C. Forbes, Founder of Forbes Magazine

Number of the show: 166,000
The U.S. Census Bureau data compiled through 2008 cites “drivers/sales workers and truck drivers” totals at 3,388,000 individuals.  This document shows only 4.9 percent of the category is women, or approximately 166,000 female drivers. (Link: http://www.thetrucker.com/news/stories/2010/8/25/Findingdataaboutwomeninthetruckingindustry.aspx)

Websites referred to on the show:
http://realwomenintrucking.com/
http://womenintrucking.org/

“Catapult your career by becoming an author” with David Haslam – Mon 11/1

David Haslam will be my guest to discuss the topic of “catapulting your career by becoming an author“.

Join us on Monday 11/1/10 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

David Haslam moved to Michigan from England in 1988.  Having held technical, sales, and marketing positions, he authored “The Twitter Workbook” in the first half of 2009 and co-authored “A Bird in the Hand” in 2010.  David is the Publisher at HMSI Publishing L.L.C.  Twice awarded the Volunteer In Public Schools, he is a Toastmaster, Rotarian, a member of The Mars Society, and is on the board of the Oakland County Employment Diversity Council.

David’s new book “Right Here, Right Now” with information for new authors and self publishers is coming out in Spring 2011, go to: righthere.eventbrite.com to preregister for your own copy. Should be available in January 2011.

Contact info for David R. Haslam:
info@PublishHMSI.com
www.PublishHMSI.com
1.734.259.0387

Quote of the show:
If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

Number of the show: 176,00
Over 176,000 books were published in USA. (Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Books_published_per_country_per_year)

The Skinny on Networking with Jim Randel – Tue 10/26

Jim Randel, author of “The Skinny on Networking” will be my guest to discuss his book and the topic of networking.

Join us on Tuesday 10/26 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jim Randel, a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, has made his living as an entrepreneur. During his 30-year career, Randel has been the lead investor in many real estate and business deals. In 2008 Randel retired from his investment activities and formed a new media company, RAND Media Company, to create books to help people understand critical financial and personal principles for success – presented in a concise and entertaining format. These books, called The Skinny On Books are receiving enormous nationwide, critical acclaim from educators, reviewers, bloggers and journalists.

Website: http://theskinnyon.com

Quote of the show:
“The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.” ~Bob Burg, author
Number of the show: 5360
5360 respondents to a BNI unofficial survey about how networking meetings do you attend each week.
Number of meetings attend each week:
0 18.2%
1 44.5%
2 23.7%
3 7.2%
4 2.3%
5 or more 3.0%
Total Votes: 5360 (Link: http://www.bni.com/Default.aspx?tabid=53)

Book Review with Jean Tobin – Thur 10/21

Jean Tobin, author of “Help! My company’s going out of business! What do I do now?” will be my guest to discuss her book.

Join us on Thursday 10/21 at 10am PT|11am MT|12pm CT|1pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Ms. Tobin is employed as a Human Resources Consultant. Her experience has been in manufacturing, nonprofit, and other industries. Working in Human Resources has included developing strategies for organizations, developing infrastructure for start ups, Human Resources Audits of an existing business, and many other Human Resource functions. Because of her understanding of the subject; she is able to provide insight to the human resources area and its functions. Also, with her expertise she has been able to make a complex subject understandable for everyone. Ms. Tobin’s education entails graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Spring Arbor University and a Master of Science in Administration with a Human Resources concentration from Central Michigan University. As of June, 2010, she has received a certificate in Organizational Development.

Quote of show:
“Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.”  ~William E. Barrett

Number of show: 15
15 companies expected to go out of business (Link: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/flowchart/2009/2/6/15-companies-that-might-not-survive-2009.html)