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Five errors that immediately get your resume rejected at Google

• You can easily get busted. The internet, reference checks, and people who worked at your company in the past can all reveal your fraud.<br>• Lies follow you forever. Fib on your resume and 15 years later get a big promotion and are discovered? Fired. And try explaining that in your next interview.<br>• Our …

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Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

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Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

How Aligned Is Your Organization?

Understand your mission? Check. Create a vision through strategic thinking? Check. Get alignment and superior execution? Not so fast.<p>A good portion of a leadership team's time is spent creating a strategy to solve business problems that delivers on the organization's mission. Often these well laid …

Which Citizens Are Under More Surveillance, U.S. Or European?

The disclosure of of previously secret NSA surveillance programs has been met by outrage in Europe. The European Parliament even threatened to delay trade talks with the United States.<p>Yet U.S. officials have dismissed much of the complaining as hypocrisy. Before the House rejected legislation that …

The Markets' Worst Kept Secret

Here’s what your stockbroker and the media aren’t telling you: the world is more indebted now than it was at the height of the financial bubble in 2007. That’s right. Despite the extraordinary government intervention of the past six years. Despite continuing optimism of a recovery. Despite the …

Why a Social CEO is a Trusted CEO

Across 4 commercial sectors studied by <b>McKinsey & Company</b>, results show that <b>Social Media</b> could potentially contribute between <b>$900 billion</b> – <b>$1.3</b> …

Leadership: The Issue of Acceptance

<b> <br>One of the essential steps to increased leadership effectiveness and more productive interactions is “acceptance” (both of ourselves and others)</b>. …

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How to Ace an Internal Interview

You’ve put your hat in the ring for a new position at your company and you just got word that you’ve been selected for an interview. What could be easier than chatting with managers you already know? Piece of cake, right? Wrong. Internal interviews require the same rigor as interviews with an …

How Lego Clawed Its Way Out Of Near Bankruptcy

<i>Few toys have caught the imagination of children everywhere more than LEGOs -- the multi-colored plastic blocks that can snap together to construct houses, castles, space ships or fantastical imaginary figures.</i><p><i>The Danish company (whose name roughly translates to "play well") traces its roots to a</i> …

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