Author Archives: Kirk Baumann

Leveraging a 6 to 11 Side Hustle to Pursue Your Passion

side hustle

Sure, we all have a 9-to-5, but what about a 6-11? You might be thinking, “what in the world is this guy talking about??” Let me explain. The concept of a 6-11 is based on the growing trend of twin-track career paths, commonly referred to as a side hustle.   

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Job Offer Questions: What to Ask Before You Accept

job offer questions

It’s very exciting to receive a new job offer, but there are still many job offer questions that must be answered before actually accepting and starting a new job. Certain information may not have been discussed in an interview, and are critical for a new employee to successfully adapt to a new job and environment.   

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Want to Make Better LinkedIn Connections? Get Personal

Get Personal

Nearly every day, I receive (and send) many connection requests through LinkedIn. And I continue to be surprised that the large majority of those who wish to connect fail to personalize the message!

Now, let me first explain first that I don’t normally get too upset with this. I’m fully aware that LinkedIn mobile apps don’t let the user provide any personalization…   

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Is Your Resume Just Good? Or Great?

Good or Great

I’ve seen a lot of résumés. And I know the person who wrote it probably worked hard to create or update that résumé. Fact is, most of those resumes are good.

In today’s market, however, “good” isn’t good enough anymore. We must take your résumé from good… to great! Here’s how…   

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