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These are the uniquely human skills that employers say robots can’t do

Fear not, robots aren’t coming for your work. Ninety-one percent of employers globally say they’re keeping their workforce as is, or plan to hire more people in the next two to three years as a result of automation.<p>This is according to a new report from ManpowerGroup that surveyed 19,718 employers …

Employment

This Is How You Prepare to Nail the Interview for Your Dream Job

They know you're nervous. They want to see how you deal with it.<p>5 min read<p>I’ve talked with a lot of hiring managers over the years and most of them say they hope every interview goes well. The faster they find the right person for the job, the sooner they can move on to tackling other pressing …

Employment

7 Resume Mistakes that Might be Hurting Your Job Hunt

A good resume should be clear and concise. As a rule of thumb, hiring managers typically take fewer than 10 seconds to scan an entire resume, so it's …

Employment

7 ways to impress hiring managers in the first 5 minutes

• <b>An interview for a job is a chance to showcase your unique skills and stellar personality.</b>• <b><br>The first few minutes of an interview are key for making a</b> …

How to Instantly Become More Confident, According to Tony Robbins

It's a simple tweak.<p>For Tony Robbins, confidence and success isn’t a mentality—it’s a physical state of being.<p>Fixing your posture and taking care of …

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Public Relations

5 Huge Career Mistakes Millennials Always Make (and How to Avoid Them) | Inc.com

<i>What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dandan Zhu, career coach, CEO and founder of Dandan Global, on Quora:</b><p>As a …

Time I

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

These are the business schools to get an MBA from if you want to earn the highest pay

Pay data from nearly 11,000 professionals holding an MBA degree has been analysed to get a definitive list of which business schools' alumni receive …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

For the third year in a row, data scientist has been ranked the best job in America.<p>According to rankings by job site Glassdoor, the data scientist position has the highest overall job score of 4.8 out of a possible 5.<p>To determine its job rankings, Glassdoor takes into account the average salary of …

Employment

How CEOs Without College Degrees Got to the Top

Employers are continually upping the ante on academic credentials. Nearly a third of jobs that once required only a high-school diploma now demand a four-year college degree, while one in four jobs that used to require a bachelor’s degree now require a master’s degree. Meanwhile, 75% of Americans …

CEOs

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

These are the 25 magic resume words that will land you the job: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

Grew, increased, augmented: The trick to writing the perfect resume is choosing the perfect resume words. That is, making good verb choices without a …

Employment

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

How to Apply for a New Job After You’ve Been Fired

After you’ve been fired, getting back into the job market can be difficult. How should your résumé reference the previous position, or should you even include it? What should you say in an interview? And how can you go into the application process feeling positive about your prospects?<p><b>What the</b> …

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

How to Write an Awesome Resume With No Job Experience

It’s a problem that has stumped generations of entry-level workers. How to get a job without experience? And how to get experience without a job?<p>This …

The Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude and Silence | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Job Hunting While You're Employed? Don't Make These Six Mistakes

Imagine this: you’re at your desk working hard on a project, and your manager’s boss walks up to you with a pleasant smile on his face.<p>In this movie, your name is Nick and you’re a software engineer.<p>“Hey, I met a guy that knows you!” says your manager’s boss, Phil.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>“Awesome!” you …

Employment

7 skills recruiters don't want to see on your résumé

But to recruiters and hiring managers, it's all about quality, not quantity. After all, with only about seven seconds to capture their attention, you want to make sure you get to the good stuff right away. Because of this, it's probably a good idea to pare down your skills section from time to time.<p>…

4 Resume Secrets That'll Take Your Job Hunt To The Next Level

Not so long ago a younger client came to me with an unusually clean-looking résumé. My immediate thought was one of joy: a well-thought-out résumé with minimal but crucial information is so much better than one crammed to each edge of the page with everything dating back to your kindergarten class …

Employment

Each county in the United States, ranked by economic distress

More than 52 million Americans live in economically distressed communities wracked by poverty, poor education and declining work opportunities. Most of those communities are in the South. And people in those communities die an average of five years earlier than their neighbors in more prosperous …

Income Inequality

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

The Top 5 Skills Every College Student Needs To Acquire Before Graduation | Inc.com

A college education is expensive, a huge investment of time and effort, and sometimes, not the right path. In fact, one Harvard expert has reported that for every 100 young people who start college, only 25 get degrees and good jobs. About 45 drop out, and 30 graduate but end up under- or …

Artificial Intelligence

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

A Foolish Take: How Your Credit Score Is Calculated

Credit agencies look at five factors to determine your credit score.<p>Whether you like it or not, your credit score is incredibly important.<p>It dictates …

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