Posts Tagged ‘C-Line Products’

The Number One Reason Why Self-Adhesive Business Card Holders are Cool

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019


You all have been to networking events. Or if not that, then to formal conferences where people introduce themselves. Often these places use a self-stick name tag. There is nothing wrong with self-adhesive name tags. One of C-Line’s original products is the Hello My Name Is self-adhesive badge, created back in 1959, which just celebrated its 60th anniversary and is still widely used. However, you know from using these badges that they typically don’t have much information on them. Usually the person’s name and sometimes their company.

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13 Tips to Creating a Professional Portfolio

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

by Frank Moriarty

Frank Moriarty has worked for several international consulting companies including RSM McGladrey and FIS International. He is a professional presenter and has helped many executives during their job transitions with his ‘Building a Professional Portfolio’ session. Along with that, Frank is a beekeeper and has won national awards for his honey and creme honeys.

Today, Frank explains how to create a Professional Portfolio.

1. Start with a strategy. What do you want this collection of information, your Professional Portfolio, to say about you?

2. Determine which program you will use for your portfolio (e.g., PowerPoint or Word). Your document will eventually be turned into hard copy. It is not meant to be posted online. It is meant to be your “talking” portfolio, the one you bring with you and use during personal conversations. If necessary, you can provide it electronically to an interviewer, but it loses impact without the verbal component.

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Stick-to-itiveness: One Great Solution for a Meeting Room Dilemma

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

C-Line has so many great items that sometimes I feel like the poster boy for their products. Many C-Line products are usable in your daily lives, too. Just think outside the box, and viola you will find all your solutions!

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3 Step Overview on How to Create a Personal Portfolio

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019


If you’re like me you’ve attended networking events where presenters train participants on a multitude of different topics. At a recent event, the presenter, Frank Moriarty, suggested everyone in attendance create a personal portfolio. He recommended we all create a portfolio that included work experience and other background information, plus lots of images to visually highlight those experiences. All of this would be kept in a binder to be used at an interview.

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Checking My List Twice: Creating a Christmas Card List and Folder

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Okay, it’s time to fess up! How many of you stopped sending Christmas cards years ago? You don’t know why. Perhaps you just got too many “return to sender, address unknown” cards back in the mail. It felt a bit like a waste to buy a card, write a note, and mail it, only to get a bounce back. You and me both!

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The Cubs Game

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

My name is Bill Hicks and I’m the Digital Marketing Content Manager at C-Line Products. It was the end of August 2019. I had been on staff for one short week. To celebrate C-Line Products 70th Anniversary they had rented out the Budweiser Bleachers at Wrigley Field for a Chicago Cubs baseball game. They were playing the Milwaukee Brewers.

C-Line Products. It was the end of August 2019. I had been on staff for one short week. To celebrate C-Line Products 70th Anniversary they had rented out the Budweiser Bleachers at Wrigley Field for a Chicago Cubs baseball game. They were playing the Milwaukee Brewers.

You might not believe it, but I had not attended a baseball game in over 10 years. That was the   Chicago White Sox in the newly rebuilt Comiskey Park circa 2002. Don’t get me wrong, I am a north sider through and through, having always loved the ivy-covered walls of Wrigley Field. But I’m a Chicagoan and harbor a hometown spirit for all our teams.

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60 Plus Items to Check Off — The Home Maintenance List

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

My sister called the other day and rattled off a list of things she needed to do around her house before winter settled in around Chicago. If she got these done, she could feel confident her house was in good repair before it snowed. I realized that, although I live in a condo, I also had maintenance items I needed to finish. That’s when I decided a list was in order. While many lists are just a piece of paper, I decided it would be a good idea to create a list (with several copies for future use) that would get housed in a binder, along with repair and maintenance contacts that I used and trusted. This way I could refer to my list seasonally with all my important documents in one place.

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The Holidays are Almost Upon Us, Not Those Holidays

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

During my research on National MFG Day I found out about the MOST important and under celebrated holiday in the universe. National Doughnut Day. Once I read about it, I couldn’t stop thinking about it, and I was sure you would want to learn more. So, I Googled for more information.

National Doughnut Day is celebrated on the first Friday in June. Many doughnut shops give away free doughnuts on this date. I love doughnuts. I want a doughnut right now. While I’m sure I heard about it in June, somehow, I didn’t mark my calendar. I can’t believe, especially for anything as important as doughnuts! Damn it. As I read, I realized that there are TWO, yes that’s right, TWO National Doughnut Days. The second date is right around the corner on November 5.

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Product Sighting: Hospitals Store Reference Guides with Shop Ticket Holders

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Pop quiz time! Do you know when C-Line Products first started producing Shop Ticket Holders, also known as Job Ticket Holders? 1954. Over 60 years, C-Line has created different Shop Ticket Holders and each has its own unique features. (more…)