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9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Why more companies should encourage their employees to use social media

Meetings around the watercooler or over lunch are as traditional as the workplace suit and tie. But today, companies are looking for more innovative ways to bring employees together. Connecting people with different kinds of knowledge fosters new services and ideas, says Paul Leonardi, a professor …

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3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

New Grads, Here's How To Spend Your Money Every Month

<i>This is the second in a four-part series for new grads on managing your finances. (Read the first article here, the third article here and the final one here.)</i><p>The word “budget” gets a bad rap.<p>It often makes people think of having to be frugal (another unpopular word) or of not being able to do …

Eight Surprising Rules That Will Get You The Job

At 76 years old, Bill Ellermeyer is an elder statesman of the job search world. He founded an Irvine, Calif. outplacement firm in 1981, which he sold to staffing firm Adecco in 1990, then ran that office as a division of Adecco subsidiary Lee Hecht Harrison until going out on his own as an …

5 Things Highly Successful People Do To Stay Motivated

We’ve all been there. Something we worked hard for, put a lot of thought and effort into, didn’t go the way we’d hoped. A job, a promotion, a raise, assignment to a plum project.<p>What you do next is critical: response to failure and disappointment is one of the core differences between people who …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Jose Mourinho to Chelsea? Road to Special One’s second coming not straightforward

Jose Mourinho was yelling at his players. “I need more from you,’’ he shouted at Frank Lampard, John Terry and the rest of the Chelsea team being held 0-0 at Bolton Wanderers on April 30, 2005. Standing in the centre of the dressing-room at half-time, Mourinho demanded a “jersey” for himself.<p>“Give …

Madrid may struggle with Jose's legacy

When Jose Mourinho spoke after training on Friday morning he again claimed not to have decided whether or not he was leaving Real Madrid this summer. …

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How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions

I recently laid out the year’s most oddball interview questions. The Glassdoor list included queries from companies like Google, Bain & Co., and Amazon, which are notorious for their perplexing and unusual job interview questions.<p>In 2012, the search giant asked a candidate, “How many cows are in …

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

<i>Financial figures for 2011-12, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2010-11. All details from the published annual reports at</i> …

How to Ace Your Technical Interview

Whether you’ve been programming since your pajamas had feet on them or you’re facing down the barrel of your first post-school job hunt, the technical interview can be a terrifying hurdle between you and your dream job.<p>But don’t fear—just get ready to show off your skills. Below you’ll find some …

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10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicity

Here’s the thing about simplicity. It’s all relative. A developer’s idea of simplicity is different from a finance chief or a customer service agent.<p>I run across a variety of startups in my daily work at TechCrunch. But few have that innate sense of elegance or the capability to abstract complexity …

'Mad Men's' most memorable moments

Over five seasons and one tumultuous decade, "Mad Men" has delivered tears, laughter and one unforgettable bloodbath.<p>In anticipation of Sunday's sixth-season debut, here's a roundup of some of our favorite scenes from the critically acclaimed AMC drama.<p><b>'Zou Bisou Bisou'</b><br>Megan's surprise, sexy …

How to buy a laptop - CNET

Choosing a new laptop is a lot harder than it should be. Every major brand has multiple product lines with overlapping prices and features, and every description is filled with jargon about processors, types of storage, graphics capabilities, screen resolutions and a laundry list of ports and …

César Azpilicueta: 'English football is much more physical, much quicker'

César Azpilicueta stood up and took a deep breath, alone before the world. Well, the Chelsea squad anyway. It was the night before the European Super …

Adrian Grenier REGRETS Suggesting Bieber for 'Entourage' Movie

<b>Adrian Grenier</b> tells TMZ ... he wishes he NEVER named <b>Justin Bieber</b> as the ideal cameo for his upcoming "<b>Entourage</b>" movie ... but still insists the …