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This Is Always the Last Thing You Should Say in an Interview (People Are Scared, But They Shouldn't Be)

You're already thinking it. Just come out and say it. What's the worst that could happen?<p>Whether by luck or by skill (maybe a bit of both), you've landed an interview for what could be your dream job.<p>You've just got to convince them to hire you. How do you stand out from all the other candidates as …

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

Myers-Briggs

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

Employment

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

The Nutritionist-Approved Hack That Made My Coffee Taste So Much Better

This easy add-in will change the way you drink your coffee (trust).<p>I’ve never really liked the taste of coffee. I usually try to offset its …

Coffee

B2B Video Marketing on a Budget: Essential Tools and Free Resources | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

“That looks expensive.”<p>I’ve uttered those words often while viewing some of the best B2B video examples I’ve come across. From the setting to the …

10 things that can happen to your body when you give up carbohydrates

Giving up an entire food group isn't usually advisable unless there's a specific medical reason to, but often that doesn't stop people - especially when it comes to carbohydrates. Carbs seem to have acquired a bad reputation for making you put on weight, but in reality they're vital for giving your …

What Is the Glycemic Index of Peanut Butter?

Every year, Americans consume approximately 700 million pounds of peanut butter. It's a healthy choice as the spread offers plenty of vitamins, …

What Is A Cheat Meal? Why An Occasional Binge May Not Be A Bad Idea

So, you have been good all the week. Refrained from fried foods, chose to pick a salad over the fatty steak. And, let's not forget the cheesecake …

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3 Best Reasons Why You Should Treat Yourself Better Without Guilt

If you're living in Singapore, you would already know how stressful life can be and how many sacrifices most people have to make in the name of …

2018

Want to Live a More Fulfilling Life? This Is the 1 Coin You Should Always Carry

With the help of a little philosophy and a very cool coin, every day can be more productive--and rewarding.<p>Someday, you will die. How does reading that sentence make you feel?<p>Maybe you think it's incredibly depressing, that the thought makes life meaningless.<p>Or maybe you think it's incredibly …

These 7 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to Science

British researchers studied more than 600,000 patient histories and figured out exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>We get only so much time on the planet. For as long as we've been here, people have tried to figure out how to stretch our time a bit longer. While we still …

Old age is not for taking it easy. Elderly must exercise to keep health costs down, say experts

Old age is not for taking it easy and pensioners must ‘play their part’ in keeping active to avoid becoming a burden to the healthcare system, experts have said.<p>Writing in the British Medical Journal, doctors and ageing charities called for a shift in the ‘prevailing attitude’ which views exercise …

How Being Diagnosed as Pre-Diabetic Showed Me the Benefits of Diabetes

How Being Diagnosed as a Pre-Diabetic Changed My Life<p>It's a wake-up call.<p>January 12, 2017<p>Diabetes has a lot of connotations around it. Some people …

Local businesses can now feature content directly in Google search results

The ‘Posts on Google’ feature is expanding<p>Last year, Google opened up a program called “Posts on Google,” which let big companies and celebrities feature content in a carousel in search results. And today, Google is opening that up to local businesses, allowing them to directly inject things like …

Saying ‘yes’ to more work can be the best thing you ever do for your career

We have all, at one time or another, felt exasperated when our boss comes to us asking us to do more work. Again? Doesn’t anyone see what we’re …

7 Ways to Transform Your Resume Today

We get it: writing a resume is daunting, no matter what stage in your career you’re at. Whether you have too much work experience and don’t know …

Social media could cost you your dream job

Big Brother may or may not be watching you, but there is an increasing likelihood that prospective employers are — at least when it comes to your …

The Fatal Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Coordinator in a small company that is growing fast.<p>We’ve already hired 42 people this year and have plans to hire at least 50 more.<p>A few of our department managers have brought me Pain Letters they received and we have hired some of those applicants. Pain Letters that show a …

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Master Marketing

Don't let your fear of failure keep you from launching your small business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We often hear from our customers that it had always been their dream to own a business - whether that’s opening their own store or starting their own restaurant. …

Easiest Way to Download Facebook Videos to Your iPhone

Facebook videos are great and undeniably an easy way to kill time. They’re, of course, only available through the social media platform’s app and …

Customer Service Qualities You Need to Provide Memorable Customer Experience

When you step into the customer service world, you must go through the customer service training first. During this training, you will learn about a …

'It takes literally one second': A former Google engineer just gave me the best meditation advice I've ever heard

The tip, which originally comes from Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche, appears in Chade-Meng Tan's 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself."<p>Tan summarizes the advice for his readers:<p>What Tan's really telling readers: Don't get too ambitious when it comes to meditation.<p>It doesn't make you lazy — …

Always Do Your Best in Customer Service

It’s been an exciting journey examining Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements, and connecting the lessons to customer service.<p>This post covers …

Customer Service

How to Write Facebook Status Updates That Will Leave Your Audience Coming Back for More

Ever feel like you don’t get that much attention on Facebook?Every marketer wants more attention.After all, that’s the goal of social media …

The Power of Your Word in Customer Service

A long time customer of mine, more so a friend at this point, recommended that I read The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. With a ravenous thirst …

Customer Service