Marawan Zaki

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How To Follow Up On A Job Interview

Sarah Stamboulie, a New York career consultant, had a young Japanese client whose work visa was due to expire in just six weeks. The man was determined to find work at a hedge fund that would allow him to stay in the U.S., but he spoke with a strong accent, his written English was poor, and he had …

How to add a workout at the workplace

1. Walk or bike to work once a week.<p>2. Don't park your car in the spot closest to the front door. Instead, find the parking stall farthest away. (Of course, take security into consideration.)<p>3. Stairs, no elevators.<p>4. Stop the impulse to email. Instead, get up off your duff and walk to a …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Why Your Top Talent Is Leaving In 2014, And What It'll Take To Retain Them

Planning to quit your job in 2014? According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, you’re most likely jumping ship because you’re dissatisfied with advancement opportunities at you current company or you feel underemployed.<p>If you were planning to quit, what would it take to persuade you to stay? …

10 LinkedIn Blunders That Make You Look Like An Amateur

In working with clients on their LinkedIn strategy over the past few years, I have identified some all-too-common faux pas that will create a negative impression rather than build your brand. I share ten of the most egregious gaffes here in two categories – Content and Contacts.<p><b>CONTENT</b> The content …

How To Answer the Question: 'What Are Your Salary Expectations?'

<i>By Melissa Llarena</i><p>Here’s a scenario many of us are familiar with:<p>You applied for a job you want and, after days of anxious waiting, you land an interview to discuss the role and your qualifications. During the discussion, you go over your professional background, why you’re interested in the …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies

The best – and tastiest – way to fast-track your understanding of a city's cuisine is to embark on a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food. Tuck into the best offerings from street food stalls, meet chefs at cafes and restaurants, and local producers at markets. Best of all, …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

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Unusual Pictures: "Calcified" Birds, Bats Found at African Lake

Dead bats and birds preserved by a salty lake in Tanzania have been brought back to life in a photographic series.

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

How To Know What That Job Pays

One of the most useful tools when entering a salary negotiation: Knowing how much your prospective employer pays others at the company who hold your would-be title. It’s also helpful to have a sense of what you are worth in the labor market. In other words, what would competitors of your would-be …

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Why Channeling Your Inner Weirdo Helps You Get Ahead At Work

Let that freak flag fly, says an Ogilvy & Mather exec, and success is sure to follow.<p>I have succeeded at five different ad agencies over the course of nearly two decades by sticking to one simple rule: Be a freakin’ weirdo.<p>Weird, you question? Yes, weird. Weird is what fuels individuals in the most …

Why Every Job Seeker Should Have a Personal Website, And What It Should Include

Earlier this month I uncovered seven little-known facts about the job search process. I reported that 80% of job openings are never advertised; the average number of people who apply for any given job is 118; and only 20% of applicants ever get an interview, among other things—and today I …

The 1-3-5 Rule For More Doable To-Do Lists

There are as many theories on keeping to-do lists as there are people who keep them. That said, there are a few rules that should always apply if you ever hope to cross anything off them.<p>The to-do list is necessary part of brain hygiene. And like showers and shaving, if you don’t make them part of …

What time do the world's top CEOs wake up? G2 asked seven top business people to run us through their working day – including the bosses of AOL and Ericsson. Introducing the interviews, Tim Dowling discovers that a very early start is the key to success. What else would you say helps high achievers organise their lives and how much sleep would you say is ideal? http://gu.com/p/3emhe?CMP=NECNETTXT766