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How To Answer The Hardest Interview Question Of All

There are some world-class obnoxious interview questions floating around, questions like “What’s your greatest weakness?” and “Where do you see yourself in five years?”<p>As a long-time HR person I’m embarrassed on behalf of my HR and Recruiting colleagues who still stoop to ask these brainless, …

2017 Best Career Apps & Websites To Land Your Next Job

Serious about landing your dream job this year? Or at least, landing a more fulfilling and higher paying job than the one you're in now?<p>If you said, Yes, then let's do it! My last article in Huffington Post, 2017 Highest Paying Jobs, Best Companies and Fastest Growing Industries, has been helping …

Employment

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

How to Get Over Your Fear of Negotiating and Ask For More

My Uncle Danny once helped me buy a new Corolla while I watched in awe. He was a relentless, negotiating beast. He threatened. He acted offended. He …

I chose not to go to university – it was the best career decision I ever made

Companies including Penguin and Ernst & Young have announced that a degree is no longer a requirement for job applicants. It’s about time, says Tessa Cooper<p>I left school in 2009, the year before university fees rose dramatically. In my final year at school, people seemed to think that choosing a …

What Hiring Managers Wish You Knew About Applying for a Job

Hiring managers play a critical role in deciding which job applicants to interview, the details of the job offer, and whom to hire. So if we should …

Five Technology Fundamentals That All Kids Need To Learn Now

You have probably read articles about how important it is that today’s kids to learn to code. Perhaps you’ve introduced your own children to some of the excellent tutorials from Hour of Code. Maybe they have played with Scratch (the MIT Media Lab’s great platform that makes coding accessible to …

Entrepreneurship

10 Signs That Stocks Are Way Overpriced

NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- The <b>S&P 500</b> closed at 1996 Wednesday -- down about 6% from its May 21 all-time high of 2130, but up 7% from its Aug. 25 …

'Space station' hotel suite is nothing like the actual space station

A hotel in Switzerland is capitalizing on our collective space craze.<p>The Grand Kameha Zürich hotel is offering guests the opportunity to stay in a …

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The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

5 Apps to Empower College Students' Study Skills

By D. Frank SmithSmartphones and tablets are everywhere, but which apps can actually help students in their college work?

College & University

19 Internet Hacks Every Student Should Know

Study smarter, not harder.

5 Effective Study Habits You Should Be Practicing

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

Procrastination

Watch: 9 Science-Backed Tips to Help You Study Smarter, Not Harder

Not all cramming is created equal.<p>If you're working a job you love and can leave behind once you walk out of the office each night, then …

Top 15 Study Apps for College Students

1<p>Evernote<p>College Choice Score: 100<p>Price: $7.99<p>In college, notes are everything– how else are you going to study for those finals and ace all of your …

8 Ways Your Hobbies Can Help You Get a Job

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Looking for work can be emotionally draining. It creeps into your life, consuming nearly every minute of your day. At 11 p.m., you’re browsing job boards. At 3 a.m., you’re rewriting your resume for the five thousandth time. Weekends become a …

Employment

Five Things Never To Say In A Job Interview

Once in a while you’ll have a horrible job interview where you’re thinking “I could never do this job if they offered it to me, so why am I sitting here?” You have to decide for yourself whether to stay in a situation like that, or politely excuse yourself and leave.<p>There is a polite way to leave a …

4 Critical Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire Anyone

Hiring is a tough process. Without these questions, it's darn near impossible.<p>Show me an employer and I will show you someone who has challenges with hiring. The whole process is naturally rigged. People want to sell themselves into a desired position, and employers want to attract talent they …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

Career Development

Five Things Your Resume Says About You - Instantly

People are always talking about how long a recruiter or HR person is likely to look at your resume.<p>Job-seekers understandably want to know ”How long does my resume have to make an impression?” Some people say “Ten seconds” or “six seconds” or maybe “Twenty seconds.”<p>Let’s be real. Everyone has some …

6 Things You Should Always Include on Your Resume

Capturing someone’s attention and making a great first impression in just six seconds is no easy feat. Now, imagine trying to do this without ever …

Five Items On Your Resume Recruiters Notice First

Recruiters skim resumes in seconds and still glean enough information to decide on a candidate. I have fond this to be true across industries, positions and levels. I have recruited for a variety of industries (financial services, management consulting, tech, media, non-profit), positions …

Employment

6 Ways You Can Become Unique

Your success and that of your business depends upon understanding and articulating what makes you better than everyone else.<p>In the final season of Mad Men, Don Draper is asked by the CEO of a small computer services firm if advertising might help his business. Don's immediate response is to ask: …

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

Employment