Clay Celestino

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5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job

Regardless of your age, background, or accomplishments, you have probably fantasized about the possibility of a new career at some point in your life – those who haven’t are the exception.<p>LinkedIn reports that of its 313 million members, 25% are active job seekers, while 60% can be considered …

Employee Engagement

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Stanford University

Can You Really Not Afford to Change Jobs?

Babo Schokker<p>Over the past decade, I’ve become something of an expert in personal disruption, after quitting a high-profile position on Wall Street, pursuing several entrepreneurial paths, co-founding two investment firms, and reinventing myself as a writer and speaker. If you are going to disrupt …

Wall Street

Here's Why This CEO Finds All Her Employees Through LinkedIn

Between resumes, cover letters, and job applications, it can take <i>hours</i> to filter out the best candidates — and there's still no guarantee that you'll find what you're looking for.<p>Rebekah Campbell, founder of social network start-up Posse, knows this conundrum well, as she explains in a column for …

Employment

How to Build a Personal Brand (and Why You Need One) | Inc.com

Your company's brand is one of the most important factors for its eventual success. It's the culmination of your company's identity, packaged and presented in a way that's pleasing, familiar, and attractive to your prospective and recurring customers.<p>However, companies and organizations aren't …

Marketing

6 Secrets of Great Resumes, Backed By Psychology

The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume.<p>After going through many resumes, I want to share what I learned in hopes that it helps more people get their dream jobs.<p>My biggest realization? We don’t think <i>like psychologists</i>. <i></i>And …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

Personal Finance

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

9 Easy Ways to Save $50 Every Month

What would you do with an extra $50 this month?<p>That extra Grant could go towards bumping up a credit card payment or contributing to next month's …

Why Most Product Managers Suck

<i>Vik Singh is CEO and co-founder of Infer, a provider of data-powered business applications, with customers such as Tableau, SurveyMonkey, Zendesk, New Relic, AdRoll, Box, and Cloudera.</i><p>The first product manager (PM) is a crucial unicorn hire that no startup should compromise on. The reason is simple …

10 Theories to Know For Greater Persuasion Power

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are—most of the time—discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more influential. We’re interested in meeting the …

How Proud Parents Can Compromise Their Kids' Identities

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s quite natural to reflect upon the innumerable ways our mothers have made us the men and women we are …

How One Woman Paid Off $23,000 Of Debt In 15 Months

"I felt hopeless about money, and the whole idea of trying to get out of debt was such a drag," recalls Newell Jones. "Not surprisingly, I did everything I could to avoid the topic."<p>Of her debts, which included credit cards, student loans, and a personal loan from her parents for college tuition …

Personal Finance
Employment

Not a People Person? How to Fake It 'Til You Make It | Inc.com

I have always been described as a warm person and leader. It's served me well throughout my career. People have taken a genuine interest in me and rooted for me based on the fact that they felt connected to me.<p>When people work for me, they feel that I genuinely care about their interests, and am …

Leadership

Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Consulting Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Eileen</i> …

Small Business

Subway Has Reportedly Violated Wage Laws More Than Any Other Fast Food Chain

Subway franchisees have been found in violation of wage and hour rules in more than 1,100 investigations from 2000 to 2013, CNNMoney's Annalyn Kurtz reports.<p>"Each investigation can lead to multiple violations and fines. Combined, these cases found about 17,000 Fair Labor Standards Act violations …

McDonald's

Dave Ramsey’s 7 Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Faster

The amount you have to finance through a mortgage loan and the long-term commitment you’re making to real estate can be overwhelming. Completing a …

The Best Cities To Find A Job If You're A Developer

Yoh, an international staffing and recruiting firm, just released its statistics on U.S. cities with the highest job volume for mobile developer positions.<p>Yoh pulled up statistics specifically pertaining to careers in iOS, Android, Java, and Agile programming.<p>The firm also provided statistics on …

Employment