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Google launches Classroom for teachers using Google Apps for Education

Google is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day by giving something back to our educators in the form of <i>Classroom</i>. The latest addition to the Google …

Education Technology

LinkedIn turns online resumes into professional portfolios

Now users can upload videos, images, and other rich media to showcase their work and skills on the professional social network.<p>LinkedIn is letting users take their online resumes to a whole new level. The social network announced Wednesday that people now have more options to visually showcase …

Résumés

5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years

We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches. This trend is set to increase year over year and I’ve been predicting that an “online presence search” will become as common as a drug test since 2007. Your online presence …

16 Interview Tips From A Job-Hunting Classic

Back in 1982, I was two years out of college and working, unhappily, as a secretary/receptionist for <i>The American Lawyer</i> magazine. Though I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for its then-editor Steven Brill, in those days at least, he had a terrible temper and would curse at me when I …

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most valuable skills an entrepreneur or a company executive can have is the ability to talk about their product in an effective and engaging way in front of an audience. But for founders of a startup, mastering public speaking …

Public Speaking

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all know that when we give a presentation or speak in front of a group, not only are our words important, but the body language that accompanies them.<p>Your words may give the audience one message while your body sends quite another.<p>As if getting the words …

Public Speaking

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking on stage in front of an audience of people is a wonderfully scary privilege. You have a large group of people’s undivided attention, and you can have a direct impact on their lives (and potentially your future). Here’s how not to …

Public Speaking

Read This Now and You, Too, Can "Talk Like TED"

I was giving a speech at my father’s retirement banquet and I can tell you – I was a nervous wreck. It’s one thing to speak on marketing to an …