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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer?

<b>“What questions I can answer for you?”</b><p>You know it’s coming at the end of the job interview: your chance to turn the tables and ask the interviewer …

How Much Money Should You Be Saving to Retire? Your Savings Account Will Tell You | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom tells us that the sooner you start saving for retirement, the sooner you can retire. Unfortunately, that's sometimes easier said than done. After all, life has a habit having constantly throwing a monkey wrench into your savings goals.<p>To make matters worse, we all have different …

Retirement

20 Common Resume Mistakes That Will Prevent You To Get Your Dream Job

The job search process has changed a lot in the last few years, but one thing remains the same: your resume can make or break your chances of being …

Employment

4 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Roth IRA -- Including You

If you've hesitated to open a Roth account, this article might just convince you to get a move on.<p>If you're saving money for retirement, you've taken …

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 …

Out of 100,000 interviews, these 7 candidate questions stood out

"Do you have any questions for us?"<p>You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion …

Employment

Ask This 1 Question at Every Job Interview to Increase Your Chances of Being Hired | Inc.com

Imagine it's zero hour and the administrative assistant calls you in for the job interview. It took you a long time to land this interview and you don't want to go home without the job.<p>The process of interviewing can be intimidating. There are so many things you need to know. What should you wear? …

Home Ownership

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring; more importantly, it should be spent <i>wisely.</i>That means not rushing into an interview winging it - as a matter of fact, research shows that hiring …

Employment

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

These 5 Telling Virtues Define High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

IQ, aka your intelligence quotient, is synonymous with intelligence. Defined in part by the Webster Dictionary as: <i>the proficiency in or knowledge of a specified subject</i>. Now, while knowing someone's IQ can definitely enlighten us on how an individual might perform, it is no longer the sole standard …

Emotional Intelligence

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

Framing

14 real recruiters share their favorite job interview questions

However, the truth is that recruiters and hiring managers have favorite questions they love to ask candidates.<p>There are a handful of questions that are in their arsenals and come out every time they are on the phone with a candidate like yourself. Don't take it personally. Instead, get prepared.<p>We …

7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional Intelligence at Work," published by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing company.<p>The findings came from a survey they conducted with more than 600 HR managers and …

Employment

11 Brilliant Resume Tricks That Worked

A mildly terrifying, but true, reality: A hiring manager spends 15 to 30 seconds, maximum, looking at your resume before deciding whether it belongs …

Employment

Are you making one of these blunders on your résumé - or all 35 of them?

Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely.<p>They typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" …

20 Behavioral Interview Questions to Test If Job Candidates Have High Motivation | Inc.com

Hiring managers spend countless, wasted hours, asking the wrong interview questions to determine the right job or culture fit in a candidate; many of them end up as mis-hires that hurt the bottom line.<p>What most managers don't do is make the adjustment from typical interview questions like "Why …

Employment

The Fatal Interview Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make

Dear Liz,<p>I’m job-hunting and I’m getting very frustrated. I can get job interviews without much trouble.<p>When I had three interviews lined up in a two-week period last month I thought “I won’t be unemployed for much longer!”<p>I had the three interviews and I haven’t heard anything back. All three …

Customer Service

One Answer That Will Increase Your Probability of Getting Hired | Inc.com

In 1995, I was approached by two classmates in college. They, apparently, had started a company, and were considering offering me a job as the lead developer. No doubt, I was fascinated. But then, one of them asked me if I was familiar enough with the Motorola (later Freescale) 6805 processor …

Employment

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging | Inc.com

The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, though, carving out the time to …

Exercise

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are 10 things that surprised me about early retirement

<i>And spoiler alert: it doesn't involve money or a high-powered career! Both of which he retired from once he realized enough was enough (his "enough," btw? $3 million) Take it away, ESI!</i><p>When I retired last fall at 52, I thought I knew exactly what retirement would be like. Many of the expectations I …

Retirement

10 Mistakes Most People Make During a Job Interview (and What to Do Instead) | Inc.com

Interviewing well is a vital component of a successful career and an art that few master. Most people get nervous when they have to face a panel of experts--higher powers--who decide whether you have what it takes to acquire the job you desire.<p>Facing judgment day isn't easy. Most people try to …

Body Language

Remove These Overused Words From Your LinkedIn Profile ASAP

LinkedIn is a great tool for job seekers -- but to be successful, you've got to make yourself stand out from the crowd. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you looked at your LinkedIn profile lately? Chances are you’re one of the millions who describe …

Are You a Great Leader? Answer These 7 Questions to Find Out | Inc.com

Take a minute and think of the best business leaders of all time. Now survey your list.<p>No matter who made your personal pantheon, whether it was Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, Indra Nooyi or Richard Branson, I'm willing to bet there are plenty of diverse personalities on your list.<p>For every exceptional …

Leadership

This Is What Recruiters Look For On Your LinkedIn Profile

What catches their eye–or pass you by? You might be surprised.<p>When you’re looking for a job, your LinkedIn profile is a 24/7 information resource for the recruiters who are looking for talent. In fact, in the <i>Jobvite 2016 Recruiter Nation Report</i>, 87% of recruiters find LinkedIn most effective when …

One Simple Trick To Double Your Retirement Income

Many people think a conservative, disciplined approach to retirement will help you reach your financial goals. They’re wrong.<p>If you invest too conservatively, you’ll never retire. At the same time, if you educate yourself about the financial options out there and invest accordingly, you can retire …

Investing

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed in Life | Inc.com

In these crazy times, there's nothing we seek more than a bit of soothing wisdom in our lives. Words that inspire us to success--while still brimming with sage advice--are the best cure for any difficulties we may find ourselves in.<p>Let these 37 wise quotes fill you with newfound encouragement and …

Motivation

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected | Inc.com

Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out there who will claim to <i>enjoy</i> it, there are some people who …

Success

The 5 Communication Habits All Leaders Need to Motivate a Team | Inc.com

A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential.<p>Let me echo that massive study: We are in an era with an alarming leadership shortage. As more Boomers retire and Millennials continue to increase in numbers as the …

Leadership