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A Bad Decision is Better Than No Decision At All

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Analysis paralysis is the poison that entrepreneurs continually feed themselves. We repeatedly go back and forth with our inquiries while trying to make perfect decisions. We listen to new specialists and new points of view. We hold …

11 Tips & Hacks for Using LinkedIn | Inc.com

<i>LinkedIn is a powerful social network--not just for making connections, but for sharing content, recruiting talent, and keeping customers in the loop. We asked 11 successful founders from the Young Entrepreneur Council to divulge their favorite hacks to get more out of LinkedIn.</i><p><b>1. Join Key LinkedIn</b> …

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5 Things You Should Be Talking To Your Boss About

Going into your boss’s office can often be hot or cold: You could be getting a pat on the back for a job well done—or a tough dose of constructive criticism. Your boss may want to assign you an awesome new project—or ask you for the report that’s due today (wait, what report?).<p>But how often do you …

Think Like a Recruiter to Land Your Dream Job

(Image: Thinkstock)<p>Job hunting can be annoying, frustrating, and extremely tiresome since there is so much competition in the market. Similar to job …

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak Ties At Work

Oftentimes we focus on building strong relationships with people, strong ties. After all, the better we know someone and the stronger the relationship is, the more valuable it is for us right? It’s a bit counter-intuitive but in the workplace it is not the strong ties that can be the most …

What To Do On A Phone Interview

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.<p>How is a phone interview similar …

9 Things You Should Tell Your Boss At Your Next Performance Review

Sure, performance reviews are a time to get feedback on your work throughout the year.<p>But sometimes we forget that it’s also a time to share your own goals (and even suggestions!) for the future with your boss. After all, you’re part of a team, and talking about what’s working, what’s not, and what …

The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and …

How to Write a Professional Bio For Your Social Media Profiles

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Talking about yourself is hard. Doing it in 160 characters or less is even harder.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>That’s probably why so many of us end up stressed about …

This Interview Technique Will Get You Hired

I've conducted a number of job interviews, and while I interviewed a lot of very nice, very smart and very qualified people, I have to say that …

How to Get Someone to Accept Your LinkedIn Invitation

Once the domain of corporate types, LinkedIn is a must-have social network for everyone today no matter what career you have. The social network has …

5 Stupid Job-Interview Mistakes You'll Live To Regret

As this new, social generation of young people begin graduating from college and entering the workforce, there are a few tips I’d like to share, to help them avoid some common mistakes.<p>The following mistakes were made by candidates in just one month, but they’d no idea they’d made them. I’m sharing …

Ten Job Hunting Myths

Looking for the perfect job? It probably won't fall in your lap. Search smart by avoiding these common misconceptions.<p>It's tough enough even finding …

What Hiring Managers Really Want To Know When They Ask 'What's Your Biggest Weakness?'

Asking this is similar to sifting through resumes looking for a reason <i>not</i> to hire a person, says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"The underlying question translates to: 'Is …

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