How to Make a Lasting, Positive Impression in 30 Seconds

How to Make a Lasting, Positive Impression in 30 Seconds

by Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs published in ASAP First impressions matter – a lot! Whether you are interviewing for a job, networking at a professional event or meeting a C-level executive for the first time, making a positive impression can help pave the way for successful outcomes. Making

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How to Graciously Answer Nosy Questions

How to Graciously Answer Nosy Questions

We’ve all likely experienced someone asking us a nosy question. When are you going to settle down and marry? How much was that dress? Did you receive a bonus? And on and on. We’re caught off guard and perhaps even annoyed. How does one respond to such

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The Power of the Handwritten Note

The Power of the Handwritten Note

It’s easy to write-off a thank you note. We’re too busy, writer’s block, we forget, etc. Whatever the excuse, think twice. A handwritten note is a powerful tool. It’s what sets us apart from others, especially in the business world. Tune in as etiquette expert Nancy Schnoebelen

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Six Steps to Successful Negotiation

Six Steps to Successful Negotiation

by Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs published in ASAP June 24, 2020 Many of us are afraid to negotiate for a raise, more time off, better working arrangements, a promotion, whatever it is, we struggle with the process. Often, we will talk ourselves out of what we deserve for

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4th of July Decorations

4th of July Decorations

It’s nearly the Fourth of July, and what better way to celebrate America’s independence than by displaying the Stars and Stripes in front of your home. But there are rules to follow. To ensure you do things right, here’s a quick refresher by etiquette expert Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished. CLICK

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Virtual Job Interview Tips

Virtual Job Interview Tips

Virtual interviews have become the standard during COVID-19, and with more than 35 million people out of work, it’s more important than ever to be prepared. Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished joins Great Day St. Louis to offer essential interview tips to gain that competitive edge. WATCH VIDEO

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Don’t Just Listen, be an Active Listener

Don’t Just Listen, be an Active Listener

Communication is at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, work or play. It involves talking and listening – actively listening. Unfortunately, in today’s technology-driven, fast-paced world, studies suggest many of us are spending less and less time to really listening to one another. Nancy Schnoebelen

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The do’s and don’ts of resume building

The do’s and don’ts of resume building

Job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic is daunting, but not impossible GRACE GLANDER MAY 18, 2020 Published in VOX Magazine Unemployment rates across the U.S. have skyrocketed. In Missouri during March, 196,290 initial unemployment claims were filed. For comparison, during a one-week period from the end of March

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