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Top 10 Paying Jobs with an Economics Major

A commercial loan officer is typically expected to help generate new business and accounts as well, however. In addition, many financial institutions …

9 saving and investing tips for all ages

No matter what age you are, you should save and invest. These tips are for everyone.

6 Important Skills of Self-Made Millionaires

There are ambitious individuals all over the world working hard to achieve <i>millionaire status</i>. It is a status that most would agree epitomizes …

10 Habits That Will Ensure Career Success

Most of us spend over 2,000 hours a year at work. Are you doing what you love?<p>Whether we like it or not, we spend much of our time working. Most of us spend over 2,000 hours a year at work. So if you aren't happy with your present career or if you are trying to break into a new field, here are 10 …

Employment

5 Things You Need to Take Off Your Resume ASAP

Searching for your next great gig is serious business, and before you even get in the door for an interview (and pray they don’t ask you insanely hard interview questions ), you’ve got to make the effort to revamp and perfect your resume. And there are resume tips that get you noticed and resume …

Employment

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Jerry Seinfeld

Doing this one simple thing can help you land your dream job

A new survey has shed light on a major inefficiency in the way most people look for a job: Getting referrals. It turns out that 71% of hiring …

How to Stand Out at the Office (Without Looking Like a Jerk)

Anyone who has ever worked with an overbearing self-promoter knows there is a big difference between a show-off and a superstar. Downplaying your skill set won't do much for your reputation, either. The key to shining in the office is to find a balance between sharing and bragging and focusing more …

The Airbnb engineer who negotiated a $250,000 starting-pay package shares his tips on how to land a job interview

Haseeb Qureshi is an Airbnb engineer who drew a lot of attention last month for his blog post explaining how he negotiated a starting-pay package up to $250,000 from $120,000 in a matter of a few weeks.<p>Qureshi has an interesting background— he's a former professional poker player with an English …

5 ways to make the most of your networking efforts

iStock When it comes to professional networking, showing up and shaking hands is only the first step. Effective networking is all about having a focused strategy. Oh, you thought showing up and shaking hands <i>was</i> your strategy? So does everyone else. But clearly defining yourself as a professional is …

6 Small Business Social Media Ideas To Market Your Business | Small business news; tips; networking

July 20, 2015<p>What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …<p>Sponsored By</b> …

A Networking Trick You'll Like Even if You Hate Networking

It may be counterintuitive, but it's highly productive.<p>Research suggests that up to 80% of jobs are found through networking.<p>Stop and actually consider that statistic: as many as 8 out of 10 people find jobs by networking (not cold emailing their resume).<p>Jobs aren't the only things found, either - …

Networking

How to Start a Great Business at Any Age

You dream about it.<p>Starting your own business.<p>On your long commute or when you struggle through another meeting, it's on your mind. Like a little flicker of flame ready to burst into a full-on fire.<p>You know you can find more purpose and meaning in your work. Maybe you even have an idea for your new …

How Entrepreneurs Think

How often do you think about the way you think?<p>I remember how busy my thought process was in the earliest days of starting WordStream. At the time, I was bootstrapping my start-up with consulting fees while building the software side of the business. Everything seems urgent, all the time, when …

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

Financial Services

How do you get the most out of a lunch break?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

Vegetables

Five Steps to Begin Networking for Business Success

There's a saying to get ahead '<i>It's not what you know but who you know</i>' and when building a new business '<i>It's how many people get to know you</i>'. Recently the term '<i>white privilege</i>' has been bandied about more than ever. It refers to many things but clearly to opportunities one has to achieve …

3 Habits of Remarkably Likable Leaders

When these three forces of nature happen, it's like catching lightning in a bottle: legacies are made, careers advance, and companies flourish.<p>Ever been placed in a situation where you were really put to the test? Perhaps it was a defining moment for your personal life or professional career?<p>Many …

Leadership

10 qualities all successful people share that don't require talent or luck

"You're too short and stocky," he said neutrally. "Have you considered swim team?"<p>I remember jogging away with tears in my eyes, convinced I had no fate as a runner.<p>My mile time hovered stubbornly between eight and nine minutes for the next three months — and when the cross-country season wrapped …

Success -- Part Heart, Part Soul -- All Up to You

<b>"Confidence isn't optimism or pessimism, and it's not a character attribute. It's the expectation of a positive outcome." -- Rosabeth Moss Kanter</b><p>How often do you hear a really successful person say:<p>"Gosh, I'm so surprised I made it!<p>I never really thought I would!"<p>Never, right? You also rarely hear …

Seven Habits Of Memorable People

Being forgettable is the kiss of death for your career. Here’s what memorable people do to stay top of mind.<p>Improving your memory is a hot topic, but what if you want to influence someone else’s memory–especially when it comes to how (or if) they will remember you? It’s an important thing to …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

5 Traits Many Successful Entrepreneurs Share

Having an entrepreneurial spirit is what keeps me going. It's a mindset. I don't wait for things to happen. I make it happen. It's the difference between being a leader and being a follower. It's about seeing the big picture and owning it. It's what I try to teach my kids, my staff, and myself. …

These 5 Tiny Mistakes Are Blocking Your Success

Sometimes, you just need to get out of your own way.<p>Success in both life and business revolves around your ability to effectively communicate, inspire, and work with other people. But those are no easy tasks, and it can be difficult to know where to start in attempting to improve yourself in those …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away

Check out these five tasks your successful colleagues accomplish every day and put them on your daily list as well<p>Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal …

Time Management

An Entrepreneur's 3 Steps to Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you know if you’re a true entrepreneurial success?<p>A lot of entrepreneurs strive for the kind of success that can be measured in cars, beach houses and Rolex watches. But according to my wildly successful mentor Jim Bunch, …

Self-improvement

How to Be a Massive Success at a Business Networking Event!

<b>How to Successfully Have Effective Networking Events in 10 Simple steps!</b><p><b>Download, Listen to the Full Networking Events Best Practice Audio, and</b> …

Entrepreneurship

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

12 Books All Entrepreneurs Have to Read

From stress relief to knowledge absorption, the benefits of reading are plentiful; and reading a few pages every night is something we all aspire to …