3 Ways You Can Reach Your Audience Better Than Trump

Kristen Klempert

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PR master or nightmare that is Donald Trump has been the discussion the past few weeks here on the Come Recommended blog. Being in the PR and content marketing field, I have to (begrudgingly) acknowledge the man knows his audience. Throughout this year’s presidential election campaign, Trump has managed to go from a political outsider to the front-runner for the Republican … Read More

This is How to Start Your Own Business While Working

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If you spend your days fantasizing about being your own boss, now is the perfect time to make it happen. If you’re no longer satisfied with your existing role, consider freelancing or starting your own company without quitting your full- or part-time employment and eliminate a lot of pressure and risk. Here are a few tips for starting your own business … Read More

3 Media Relations ‘Strategies’ You Need to Avoid Like The Donald

Amanda Brenci

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Trump is nothing if not a media mastermind. Not to say that I agree with his outlandish (and that’s putting it lightly) methods of attracting media attention, but there’s no denying that the Republican presidential front runner is a media magnet. Of all the ways Trump continues to shock and disrupt the political system, perhaps the most notable is his … Read More

How To Know If That Salary Offer Is What You’re Worth

Heather R. Huhman

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Salary negotiation can be such an intimidating process that most job seekers jump at the first offer they’re given. Whether it’s due to not knowing if it’s fair and competitive against the current market rate, or not being confident enough to challenge for what they’re worth, many job seekers settle — and then struggle — with dissatisfaction over pay. In fact, … Read More

This is Why You Need to Follow These 3 PR Rules

Aimee Simone


Last week, Marikaye tackled some of the public relations concepts Trump has mastered and what we can learn from them. But there’s two sides to every coin. She was right when she said “Donald Trump is both a PR master and nightmare.” Here’s the thing: Trump plays by his own rules. And when you’re a household name with decades of … Read More

How To Be A Discreet Job Hunter And Script Your Own Success Story

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  The amount of time and effort that you have to put into finding a new full-time employment opportunity can be a full-time job of its own. Not to mention, you have to keep the whole thing from showing up on your current boss’s radar. Carrying out a job search while still being employed can prove to be something of a double-edged … Read More

Donald Trump Has Mastered These 4 Things

Marikaye DeTemple Kane

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One of my favorite courses in college was journalism ethics. I loved the discussion of what was wrong, what was right, and how to handle things differently. I enjoyed the challenges of managing a stressful situation in the crisis communication courses I took, preparing for the best and the worst in everything we studied. In the day-to-day at Come Recommended, … Read More

Jobstart Is The Liaison For You And Your Dream Job

Heather R. Huhman


Everyone knows one quality connection can take any person from job seeker to employee. That’s where Jobstart comes in. Jobstart matches job seekers with a personal coach who understands their field and aspirations and shows them the tricks of the trade to blow away their competition. How Jobstart Works When people think about getting ahead in their field, one word … Read More