Author Archives: KeriLynn Engel

5 Reasons You Should Learn To Code

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There’s no denying that web development is one of today’s most sought-after careers. With a median salary of more than $60,000 and demand expected to grow 27% from 2014-2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, web development is a smart career path for many individuals.

But even if you’re not planning on becoming a full-time programmer, learning how to code can have substantial benefits for your career. In today’s competitive job economy, the smartest workers are those who are able to leverage technology to their advantage — no matter their job title.

Not sure if you want to tackle the challenge? Here are five reasons why cashing in your coding chips will add serious value to your career.

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4 Everyday Sales Techniques (For People Who Hate Sales)

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Whatever your notion of sales and sales people, the reality is it’s impossible to survive in business without making sales. But all sales tactics don’t have to be pushy, or take advantage of the gullibility or ignorance of others. In fact, the best ones do neither.

Sales, at its core, is all about connecting to those who need what you offer, and building mutually beneficial relationships. You can do this without being sleazy or unethical; you just have to find sales techniques that are comfortable for you. Here are some you can start putting into practice today.

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