Julie Riley

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Here's Why The Eight-Hour Workday Is An Outdated Concept

How productive are you during your eight-hour workday? No matter your answer, the truth is that there are better ways to achieve optimal productivity.

Six Months, 200 Applications, No Interviews: What Now?

Dear Liz,<p>I got laid off in December which was not the best timing because of the holidays, but I dug into my job search seriously in January. Since then I’ve filled out over 200 online applications for every bookkeeping and accounting job I could find within a 50-mile radius of my house.<p>I have not …

Employment

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media: two words, which have become loaded with meaning, misunderstanding and momentum over the past ten years. As a new business, it is …

Marketing

Creating A Business Plan

Michael Allen<p><i>Ed. note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts Lateral Link’s team of expert contributors. Michael Allen is Managing</i> …

Mexico City

6 Ways To Build Your Personal Brand Whenever You Speak

Personal branding is the new hot topic. Everybody has a personal brand and in today’s age of never ending communication, that brand is more visible …

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Learn how to climb the ladder of success by working smart and strategically using these 14 skills of people who advance rapidly in their careers.

Organized Bathrooms

Inspired organizing ideas abound in these real-life bathrooms, which also feature our favorite space-saving solutions.<p>It may seem counterintuitive, but adding the right furniture to your bathroom can create a more open, organized space. In the master bath of this Texas duplex, a custom-made orange …

Why you can’t be a quiet creative (if you want to make a living)

If you’re selling your time as a freelancer, or selling your own products, you’ve probably already realized you need to put nearly as much effort into marketing as you do into your work.<p>Getting people to know who you are and what you do is part of the process if you want to make your living …

Go to 'social media bootcamp' so you can stay on top of digital trends

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>StackSocial More than ever before, brands are turning to social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even Snapchat …

Public Relations

Modern Etiquette: Ten rules for success in the workplace | Reuters

August 3 (Reuters) - Over a century ago, legendary magnate John D. Rockefeller said, “I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than any other skill under the sun.”<p>Since then, studies by companies such as Google have echoed his thinking by pointing out that the most effective managers and …

Etiquette

7 Ways To Make Work More Meaningful - Lead Change

The startling truth is that 70% of employees are disengaged at work - checked out.<p>That’s a real dilemma for the companies trying to do more with …

Employee Engagement

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20 Creative Ways to Boost Employee Morale | Inc.com

If you're tuned into your workplace, you can tell when employees exhibit the subtle and not-so-subtle symptoms of low morale: eye rolls, high turnover rates, fewer employee conversations, decreased collaboration, and diluted performances.<p>The best approach to tackling low morale is to embrace …

The Workplace

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Emotional Intelligence

Want quality talent? Hire faster

There’s one group, ironically, that hasn’t quite adjusted to the nation’s recent hiring surge. No, it’s not the Federal Reserve—it’s your human …

Employment

7 Reasons Enterprise Work Management Beats PPM

Project and portfolio management (PPM) solutions are almost a dime-a-dozen these days, with literally hundreds on the market to choose from. But …

It’s time for marketers to adapt to vertical videos

Vertical videos. Chances are that you’ve missed out on this ongoing debate over whether or not to incorporate vertical videos into marketing efforts, but with Snapchat ramping up its promotion of the format, it seems the haters are on the way out. Numerous publications have speculated that other …

Make sense of your Instagram followers with SocialRank

Use a social network like Instagram long enough and you'll inevitably amass a slew of followers -- but what do you actually know about them? If you're relying on mere follower counts, probably not much. That's something the social media analytics company SocialRank is hoping to solve. Following the …

Worms 3, Guerilla Filmmaker, and other awesome apps of the week

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for Cult of Mac to run down the week’s best apps. From guerrilla filmmaking to guerrilla warfare, and silent messaging apps to RSS readers, we’ve got something for everyone.<p>Check out our picks below:<p>Guerilla Filmmaker<p>From Bentley commercials to Sundance indie …

What Your Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does your personality type have to do with being an entrepreneur? Quite a bit, according to a recent study.<p>Truity Psychometrics, a personality test developer, surveyed more than 25,000 volunteers about their careers and …

Psychology

The 3 Keys to Awesome Content Marketing That Works

We have been drinking the content marketing cool aid for years. We understand how content attracts traffic, engages and builds trust….and we get …

Tips on how to ace your social media job interview

In recent years, there has been a significant growth of social media jobs. Apparently, such openings appeal to many youngsters. After all, growing up …

It’s fast, global, engaged and influential – so why isn’t Twitter flying?

While Facebook and Snapchat soar, the most immediate social media channel in the world has many experts worried<p>How many tech companies are saddled with the problem of enjoying global fame but struggling with lacklustre performance? Not Facebook, which revealed in its results that it has nearly 1.5 …

Social Media

Should Marketers Care About Social Media Fan Counts?

Like any brand marketer, I went through the 3 phases of Facebook algorithm grief in 2014: outrage, sadness, and finally, sanguinity. The changes to …

Why Are Leaders So Afraid of Change?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Organizations and teams fequently undergo changes in leadership or structure -- when organizations make cuts in their workforce, spin off businesses or functions or merge with or acquire new businesses for their portfolio. A new leader …

Leadership

3 Easy Ways to Exercise Your Brain’s Creativity | Inc.com

I met Balder Onarheim earlier this summer during a trip to Copenhagen. We found some simpatico based on our mutual interests in helping organizations optimize creativity.<p><b>Balder, please explain your background and what the Copenhagen Institute of Neurocreativity is.</b><p>I'm actually trained as an officer …

Creativity

Frank Lloyd Wright's designs are hot properties again

When writer Emily Novick and her husband, Steve Goldstein, then a pediatrics professor and physician in chief at Comer Children's Hospital, moved to Chicago in 2004 from the East Coast, they scoured the housing market in Kenwood and Hyde Park, looking for a home that would offer enough space to …