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25 Proven 'Success Words' You Should Use On Your Resume

This is not your parents' job hunting advice.<p>When it comes to making hiring decisions, including “team player language” on your resume makes it less likely you’ll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest …

Résumés

Three Ways Women Can Make Office Politics Work for Them

Raise your hand if you hate politics: The shady, behind-the-scenes deal-making. The tradeoffs where neither party is satisfied. The game-playing that …

4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo

Actress and producer Ellen Pompeo, the title star of “Grey’s Anatomy,” is now the highest-paid drama actress on primetime television, earning more …

Ten Things Recruiters Look For In Your LinkedIn Profile

Dear Liz,<p>I get updates from LinkedIn that tell me how many people have looked at my profile.<p>The number is climbing, so that’s good. I assume that some of these visitors to my LinkedIn page are recruiters. I hope so!<p>What are recruiters looking for in a LinkedIn profile?<p>Thanks Liz!<p>Yours,<p>Beatrice<p><i>Watch</i> …

Employment

Want to Be a Master Networker? Stop Making Boring Introductions and Do This Instead

You only get one chance to make a favorable impression for yourself, and for your colleagues and clients.<p>Whether you're hosting a conference, mingling at a networking event, or leading your team through a presentation to a new client, there's one step that's inevitable: introducing people to one …

University of Michigan

Sosu Architects completes brick-clad multi-generational house in Seoul

Apartments for three generations of the same family are stacked inside this multi-storey house in Seoul, which features brick cladding that is …

South Korea

7 Lessons About Networking People Learn Too Late in Life

Sometimes, you just have to learn the hard way.<p>There is an art to building strong relationships in business.<p>Unfortunately, most people never learn the art. Instead, they wear <i>Hello, My Name Is</i> name tags and attend big, fancy networking events. They get hundreds of business cards printed and hand …

Self-improvement

How to Be More Productive Without Burning Out

Like many of my classmates, shortly after college, I joined the ranks of a top strategy and management consulting firm. I knew I was signing up for long hours, but the reality of that didn’t really sink until a few months in, when I asked for a vacation day to go to a friend’s wedding. My request …

Time I

Your Resume Is Obsolete, Says This Hiring Expert

The business world is evolving in a direction where the resume isn't always necessary, and certainly not the best method a company has for evaluating a potential hire.<p>Absolutely no one enjoys making a résumé. It's a painful time-suck to come up with the best language with which to sell yourself, …

Employment

11 things you can say in an interview that kill your chances of getting hired

Over the years, I have interviewed hundreds if not thousands of candidates for jobs in a variety of industries, roles and countries. There have been countless memorable moments, both good and bad, which is why I am thrilled to share my insights into what I look for in a candidate during …

This Is What the Dream Home Bar Looks Like

Behind a concealed closet door, this home bar mimics the design of professional setups.<p>My parents raised me in my maternal grandparents’ sprawling Victorian home in River Forest, Illinois. The basement featured a plumbed wet bar with three sinks, plenty of shelving space to store glassware, and a …

5 Ways a Retaining Wall Can Rescue Your Yard

Create a sunken patio<p>Because her house near the Southern California coast is set in a hillside, Leslie Mannes was short on outdoor space for …

Landscaping

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's 3 Best Pieces of Career Advice

"What career advice do you give to business-school students?"<p>Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's CEO, has had nothing short of a successful career. After graduating from the Wharton School of Business, he went on to assume executive leadership roles at Warner Bros. and Yahoo and was appointed to the board of …

Ernst & Young

A Tiny House with a Unique (& Clever!) Bedroom Solution

There's a problem frequently encountered by designers of very small houses, which is that beds are very nice to have while sleeping, but, even when …

A Massive Adjustable Standing Desk From Scratch

Standing at your desk all day is healthier by far than sitting, but the commercial options tend to be expensive. [drivenbyentropy] had to contend …

Standing Desks

4 Salary Negotiation Tactics That Really Worked

Early in her career, Amanda Augustine figured her performance review was the appropriate setting to ask for a raise. But when review time rolled …

9 tricks to instantly appear more competent

We trust that you're a highly competent person. But it's normal to sometimes feel inadequate, especially when you're in a challenging work environment.<p>When those situations arise, it can help to have a few tricks up your sleeve to make yourself <i>look</i> more competent than you feel at the …

You Have 3 Goals the First Time You Meet a Potential Client. Popularity Is Not One of Them.

This is business. Stop worrying if they like you.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever tried to make someone like you? Turns out, relationships evolve over time. Seller attempts to accelerate the process can be awkward because sales is a profession …

Stereotypes

21 Wedding Invitation Wording Examples to Make Your Own

Now that you've picked out your stationary, it's time to take on wedding invitation wording -- whether you want to keep the wording classic and traditional or creative and whimsical is up to you, but whatever route you choose, there are still basic elements that should be included no matter …

Why the Future of Mobile Apps Must Speed Up to Stay Competitive

Apps will only become a more flooded market. Here's how to stay afloat.<p>Whether it is a utilitarian enterprise app, a beautifully designed meditation app or popular game, apps without a doubt are the best way to get the most out of mobile phones or tablets.<p>Nielsen's most recent analysis found that …

Apps

How to Get a Raise

If you want a raise, you should ask for one. Follow these tips, though, in order to increase your odds of succeeding.<p><i>If you think you deserve a</i> …

3 Aspects of Work-Life-Balance You Won't Find in Company Presentations

Balance means different things to different people.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the more memorable presentations that I attended during the time I worked for an international corporation was a lunch-and-learn on work-life balance. The top 50 senior …

Work-life Balance

7 Salary Negotiation Tips From Women Who’ve Been There

<i>NerdWallet is here to help you achieve your goals for the new year. Whether it’s saving for an epic vacation, ditching debt, or launching that side</i> …

Employment

Mentoring Matters: How More Women Can Get The Right People In Their Corner

It’s well established that the economic empowerment of women isn’t just good for women, it’s good for everyone. Likewise, there is a growing body of evidence (including the latest report by McKinsey & Co) showing that when more women sit at the decision-making tables, better decisions are made.<p>Yet …

Leadership

13 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

Okay, you've wowed your potential employer with your résumé and cover letter. Now, they actually want to talk to you — over the phone, via Skype, or in person.<p>You can rest assured, you're definitely qualified for this job. Now, it's up to you to seal the deal and ace the dreaded job interview.<p>Some …

Five Things A Job-Seeker Absolutely Must Not Do

Dear Liz,<p>Two weeks ago I got a call from a recruiter named Patrick, and I sent him my resume. I sent the resume last Tuesday.<p>I hadn’t heard from Patrick by Friday so I started doing some research based on the information Patrick sent me about the job opportunity. I knew the company name and the …

Be Prepared to Answer This Job Interview Question

It's a take on a classic that's designed to get you to make a mistake.<p>For a long time, people interviewing for jobs went in prepared to answer the …

3 Reasons to Own Your Career in 2017 (If You Don't, Research Shows, It'll Own You)

Why those who stay on autopilot can expect to fall behind, or maybe even crash, in their careers.<p>As we head into the final quarter of 2016, the team and I at WorkItDaily.com are already studying the changes and challenges professionals will face in the coming year. The research is making one thing …

Employment

How to Kill the Rumor That You're Slacking Off While Working Remotely

If you work from home, do these 3 things to help your on-site team recognize your value.<p><i>How can remote employees dispel the myth that they're not working as hard as they would if they were in the office? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to</i> …

Remote Working

How to Ask For a Raise: The 1 Strategy Guaranteed to Work

Want to ask your boss for a raise? Then you definitely should -- but only if you take the right approach to asking for an increase in pay.<p>If you have to work, why not make as much money as you possibly can? That perspective alone is why some people consider asking their bosses for a raise. If …

Employment