Carter Hehir

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You’re Already More Persuasive than You Think

It’s amazing the opportunities we miss because we doubt our own powers of persuasion.<p>Our bosses make shortsighted decisions, but we don’t suggest an alternative, figuring they wouldn’t listen anyway. Or we have an idea that would require a group effort, but we don’t try to sell our peers on it, …

New York City

How to ask for a raise: 7 things your boss wants you to know

While salaries are up for tech professionals, satisfaction with compensation continues to decline, according to research from career website Dice. …

The Six Most Revealing Types Of Interview Questions

More companies are conducting culture interviews to build cohesive teams that match the feel of the office–not just the job description.<p>Looking at someone’s education and background can be helpful when screening job candidates, but the best indicator of who’s the right fit can’t always be found on …

Employment
Employment

The One Thing That Truly Motivates Creative Talent–And How To Foster It

Educator and author Deborah Morrison talks inner mojo and the simple, yet critical stuff of wanting to be good.<p>Talent. It’s the subject line of many an inbox message these days. All of us who belong to the great ecosystem of new talent development–universities, portfolio programs, think tanks, …

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

Self-help
The Workplace

4 tricks for answering unexpected interview questions

Seemingly out of nowhere, strange interview questions like, "If you were an animal, which one would you want to be?" or "Tell me about your most …

How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

Rhode Island

What Work Will Look Like In 2025

The experts weigh in on the future of work a decade from now.<p>Anyone who grew up with the notion that we’d all have jet packs and robot housekeepers by 2015 knows that predicting the future is a risky business. But as technology continues to develop and various trends, demographic shifts, and other …

Computer Science

Graduating into a weak job market: why so many grads can't find work

Times are tough for young Australians. The costs of education and housing are rising. The youth unemployment rate is double the national average and …

7 Ways To Cut Stress For More Success In Just 15 Minutes

Tense? Stressed? Highstrung? With these quick tips, learn how to regain your workday balance.<p>We take breaks at work whether we’re aware of them or not.<p>Here’s an unconsciously chosen break: clicking away from a report you’re supposed to be writing to read headlines that haven’t changed much since …

Crossword Puzzles

How to Improve Your Self Control - It's the Key to Your Success

If you’re tired of reading self help books and seemingly never getting anywhere, you may be interested in a study that found a single factor — …

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

Middle School

Getting Ahead in Your Career is Simple If You Understand This.

Getting promoted is great! It often include new roles and responsibilities, a pay increase, maybe even some stake in what you’re making.<p><b>But how do</b> …

Marketing Strategy

How You Can Use LinkedIn To Your Advantage

Be Complete<p>You’re most likely to get eyes on your profile when someone first accepts your invitation to join your network. So put your best foot …

EHarmony

Choosing Between Opportunities

The Job<p>Is this is something you can actually see yourself doing? Is it a challenge? Can you do it in your sleep? Does it make you want to run in the …

Commuting

Why I Joined a Startup

I graduated from college two years ago, and in that time established the beginnings of a successful career for myself in enterprise tech sales – an …

Silicon Valley

How to Write a Resume (From Scratch) | Inc.com

I received the following email:<p>Since you have worked in the industry for a while now, I'm wondering if you would be able to recommend any strong professional resume writers in the tri- state area. I am looking for someone to help my dad who has worked in the logistics field for over 20 years and is …

Employment

How a Resume Full of Failures Was Actually a Huge Success | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I wouldn’t want to suggest that honesty is always the best policy.<p>Indeed, I’ve rarely seen policy documents based on much honesty at all.<p>However, honesty can sometimes be better than windbaggery. …

Employment

The 9 Worst Ways to Introduce Yourself

<b>Ignorance.</b> If a list of the companies that will be at a given networking event is available, you have no reason not to have done a little background …

Body Language