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Job Hunting? Avoid This 60-Second Mistake

The job hunt isn’t easy. Talk about an understatement, right?<p>But, seriously, in today’s tough job market, even the most innocuous things can make or break your chances of nabbing that plum gig. Don’t believe us? Check out what these two HR experts had to say about the eight biggest interview …

Get The Job You REALLY Want

Throughout my career I have made sure that I assess my own performance at regular intervals and I will also use the opportunity to ask myself whether …

4 Ways to Take Your Career to the Next Level

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its 2014 projection for U.S. growth by 0.3%, there are a host of other indicators that suggest that the …

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Powerful Habits To Build Your Career Every Day

Aristotle might as well have been doling out career advice when he said that “we are what we repeatedly do.” This aphorism has taken on contemporary resonance in books like Charles Duhigg’s <i>The Power of Habit</i>. The hope is that if we sculpt our daily to-dos, we sculpt our workdays, and we can sculpt …

How to Get a Job with Your Dream Employer | Official LinkedIn Blog

<i>Editor’s Note: Last week, we announced LinkedIn’s 100 Most InDemand Employers, a set of rankings based on our massive professional dataset. We are</i> …

Successful Founders Share 4 Must-Have Skills To Bolster Any Career

Every career is different. But some skills cut across all of them. Here are four.<p>Some skills may be awesome but not in demand: While a sonnet might take your breath away, iambic pentameter doesn’t have a high market demand. But some skills by any industry are wanted just as sweetly–and as founders …

How To Turn A Job You Hate Into A Job You Love

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book,</i> <i>How to Get the Job You Want. She blogs at</i> <i>Career Blog</i>. Her other articles for FORBES include, “How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place.”<p>Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs—for days, …

How To Turn The Job You Have Into The Job You Want

You don’t have your dream job, but the position exists at your company. What do you do? Learn the basics of job crafting and get on the path to doing what you love. It’s not as hard as you think.<p>My first gig after college was a year-long internship on the op-ed page of <i>USA Today</i>. My official job …

How Do I Find The Motivation To Get To The Next Stage Of My Career?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman answer our first reader question.<p>The office can be an overwhelming and tricky landscape. To help you navigate the often uncertain terrain of work-life, we’ve tapped a panel of experts to answer your trickiest questions. In this new weekly …

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How to Write a Professional Bio For Your Social Media Profiles

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Talking about yourself is hard. Doing it in 160 characters or less is even harder.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>That’s probably why so many of us end up stressed about crafting the perfect professional bio for Twitter – or …