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Jets coaches tried to dictate Geno Smith's reads, according to report

One of the three interceptions thrown by Geno Smith in Week 8 came after coaches reportedly told the quarterback to throw to Percy Harvin.<p>Geno Smith's poor 2014 season with the New York Jets came to a head in Week 8 when the second-year quarterback completed just 2 of 8 passes for 5 yards with …

9 Dynamic Digital Resumes That Stand Out From the Crowd

Everyone is looking for a way to make their resume stand out in today’s job market. One way to do that is by giving your resume some visual appeal. …

Resumes get digital makeovers | business

In the age when the telegram is giving way to the SMS and Facebook updates, can job-seeking resumes languish in the old world of papers?<p>Slowly but …

Résumés

Is The Traditional Resume Dying?

I first was first going to use the word “dead” instead of “dying” in the title, but that felt a little sensationalist to me. But I think “dying” is not inaccurate. At the very least, it seems the traditional resume grows less relevant by the day. I’ll explain.<p>I recently came across a blog from Vala …

How to write a resume

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4 Video Tools Millenials Must Use To Succeed

Bob Dylan, an icon of a past generation, spoke of times changing. That’s inevitable to anyone who can watch a clock, but his message was symbolic, …

14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of efficiency, right? The secret? We don't do it alone. Besides having an amazing team to support our endeavor, we also utilize cutting edge apps to keep us on our A-game. (When you're heads down …

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The 20 Best Jobs of the Future

You may work in a growing field, but will it have openings in the future? This ranking will tell you where your best opportunities lie ahead.<p>Want a job that pays well and will have plenty of openings in the next decade? Consider one of these occupations.<p>Business Insider compiled a ranking of the …

Resume and cover letter tips to keep in mind when applying for a nonprofit job

Employers view your job application as an example of the quality of your work, like an audition for the job. To ensure you stand out, here are a few …

Employment

The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic]

For every open position, there are hundreds of applicants from those who – from a technical point of view – <i>could</i> do the job. What sets candidates …

5 Innovative Ways for Job Seekers to Stand Out

As soon as people learn that we help Fortune 500 companies and leading brands recruit their teams, I’m usually asked one of two questions.<p>Those …

Career Experts Share Tips for Negotiating the Salary You Want

We work for many reasons -– passion for our profession, making a difference in our community and having the means to sustain ourselves. Yes, that’s …

High School in Southern Georgia: What 'Career Technical' Education Looks Like

A school that is famous for football is notable in an entirely different way.<p>Earlier this month my wife and I spent about a week, in two visits, in the little town of St. Marys, Georgia, on the southernmost coast of Georgia just north of Florida and just east of the Okefenokee Swamp. It's a …

How to find a calling instead of a career

In my last Quartz column, To get a job, write your story instead of a resume, I talked about the value of finding a purpose in your work, and suggested that in order to do that you reflect on your life and write your own narrative. I talked about how economics is about the scarce resource, and in …

Employment

10 Fun Careers That Don't Feel Like Work

When I was really little, I wanted to be a movie star. Not to get down on myself, but that ship has sailed, and I’m totally OK with the fact that …

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Students are starting to realize quickly that they can't rely on their college career service centers to help them find employment. Colleges are under more pressure than ever to turn degrees into jobs for their students but something …

The 35 Habits That Succesful Entrepreneurs Use To Get Things Done

Being productive as an entrepreneur is no easy feat. We don’t have people who tell us what to do and there are many obstacles that can get in the way …

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My affection for entrepreneurs is matched only by my obsession for comedy and French things. Over the past decade I’ve been related to them, elevated them, dated them…and at times, even hated them.<p>A former colleague of mine and I spent …

Entrepreneurship

Suited and booted, America's marijuana entrepreneurs talk tax on Capitol Hill

The delegation from the National Cannabis Industry Association made a point of dressing well for its day on Capitol Hill, sporting mostly dark suits, lots of ties and plenty of the group's signature lapel pins, which feature a sun rising over vibrant fields of marijuana.<p>Marijuana advocates have …

17 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

We asked entrepreneurs across industries to share their favorite productivity hacks, from useful organization apps to clever tricks for cutting down meeting times.<p>These simple habits have proven to enhance their focus, organization, and happiness, all of which fuel their success.

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How Business Can Lift People Out Of Poverty: 4 Insights From The World's Best Social Entrepreneurs

How do you profitably sell to a customer who earns less than $2 per day?<p>It is probably the most daunting business question in the world—as well as the most important, because that’s the earning power of nearly one third of humanity, the two billion people at the so-called “base of the pyramid.”<p>The …

Young entrepreneurs take to the web to boost development

Like many young adults today, 23-year-old Gordon Swaby spent a sizeable proportion of his childhood playing computer games. In his early teens, his parents tried to curb his habit by refusing to buy him any new releases. Undeterred, the enterprising teenager from Kingston, Jamaica, set up his own …

The rise of the travelling entrepreneur

Alan Seabright leaves his business – a walking tour company – for months at a time. Hazel Theocharous moved countries keeping her virtual assistant business intact. Lily Starling runs her massage spa via an online scheduler which allows her to travel.<p>More SME owners are finding it's possible to …

From Farm Boy To Billionaire: Harry Stine's 7 Insights For Entrepreneurs

From his inauspicious headquarters in Adel, Iowa (pop. 4,000), Harry Stine has accumulated a $3 billion fortune by revolutionizing the agriculture industry. He owns Stine Seed, the largest private seed company in the world and the developer of some of the most valuable agricultural products on …

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

This story appears in the March 2014 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>"Entrepreneurs, generally, are more about doing than talking about doing, and if that's not in your nature, I think you're going to struggle as an entrepreneur," says Benjamin Yoskovitz, a Halifax, Nova Scotia-based angel investor …

Entrepreneurship

8 Lessons This Record-Breaking Girl Scout Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Katie Francis is an entrepreneur, and proud of it.<p>"On my business cards, it says 'Katie, Girl Scout Cookie Entrepreneur,'" she says.<p>She's certainly earned the title -- the 12-year-old broke the national Girl Scout cookie record this Sunday, selling 21,477 boxes.<p>The sixth grader, who plans to sell …

Entrepreneurship

Edmunds: Entrepreneurs turn to social problems

There are all types of entrepreneurs. But one type that we will be hearing more from is the 'Social Entrepreneur.'<p>They are the people who are at the helm of non-profit organizations. These leaders have seen and experienced major funding cuts from both the federal government and the United Way, …

BARBARA CORCORAN: Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 4 Things

She doesn't hide her succession of strikeouts; instead, she celebrates them, prominently advertising on her website that she had 20 jobs before she turned 23.<p>That's because for Corcoran, success and failure are irrevocably linked. The single most important quality every entrepreneur needs in order …

Entrepreneurship