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What 8 Successful People Did In Their First Jobs

You never forget your first job. It's usually not what you expect, you learn a lot, and you typically leave at least knowing what kind of career you <i>don't</i> want to have.<p>LinkedIn asked the biggest names in business to share their first job experiences. From selling birds and Christmas trees to …

CEO Says This Ridiculous Interview Question Tells You Everything

It seems like a ridiculous question to ask — even with Halloween on the horizon — but it's posed to every prospective employee at Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, a national restaurant franchise. Ashley Morris, the company's CEO, swears by the question as a way to find out how candidates react under …

15 Famous Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

Want to read 15 famous business books in under a minute?<p>To save you some time and money, we've made it possible. We boiled down some of the most popular and influential business books out there to their central lessons.<p>For those looking to bone up on some business theory, here are the highlights.

The One Thing You Need To Know To Be A Great Leader

<b>To be a great leader, you must find what's universal, and capitalize on it.</b><p>Unlike managers, who are concerned with the incremental growth of individuals, Buckingham says leaders "rally people to a better future." In order to unite large groups around a single vision, leaders find success by filling …

3 Sneaky Ways To Flatter And Influence Those Around You

With that in mind, researchers surveyed thousands of corporate high-ups to get their tips on ingratiating others without raising suspicions or mistrust. In a recent post for LinkedIn, Adam Grant, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, condensed the findings into practical …

15 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Stress

Want a high-paying job in a low- stress environment?<p>We reached out to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., a career information expert, to find out which jobs fit the bill. Shatkin compared average salaries and stress levels of the 747 occupations identified by the U.S. Department of Labor to identify jobs …

How To Impress The Robot That's Reading Your Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many companies use some kind of screening process to identify who they think are the right candidates.<p>Employee screening services provider HireRight found that 95% of large companies (including the Fortune 500 companies) and 50% of mid-sized firms use applicant tracking systems to analyze keywords, …

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Why Great Managers Will Never Be Replaced By Computers

In an interview with James Pethokoukis of the the American Enterprise Institute, Cowen argues that the rise of computers is not the end of prosperity or employment. Around 15% of the population, those with high tech skills who can enhance their productivity by taking advantage of computers, will do …

9 Books That Can Change Your Life

While there are more, here is a short list to start.<p><b>1. Man's Search For Meaning</b><br>A gift from a friend. As hard as you think your life is, it pails in comparison to Auschwitz Viktor Frankl. I took two big things away from this book: (1) the ultimate freedom is the ability to choose your attitude in …

Managers Can't Be An Employee's Friend

This is one of the challenges Katia Beauchamp, co-founder of Birchbox, figured out very early on.<p>Her challenge was "trying to figure out the balance of caring about somebody and managing somebody. I guess it's what being a parent feels like — you care about your child, but you still have to ask …

How To Get More Respect As A Manager

Are you a manager struggling to get the respect you deserve? You’re not alone. Plenty of employees in managerial positions have difficulty earning respect from their subordinates and colleagues. But if you find yourself in this situation, there are a few things you can and should do to improve …

Final salary and the death of pensions the world envied

The Government’s latest plans sound the death knell for schemes once seen as unrivalled. We explain how final salary schemes were killed off<p>Generous company pensions where workers’ retirement income is linked to their last wage are “dead and gone” - and the Government’s dramatic proposals to reform …

6 Good Reasons To (Always!) Keep Your Resume Updated

If you’ve been happily employed at the same job for several years, there’s a good chance your resume has been gathering virtual cobwebs. You’re certainly not alone—my resume has yet to be updated with anything I’ve done for the past year and a half or so on the job.<p>And if you’re not planning on …

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Tesco agrees tie-up with The Original Factory Shop

Tesco installs The Original Factory Shop and a children’s soft play area into hypermarket.<p>The Original Factory Shop and a children’s soft play area have become the latest businesses to take space in one of Tesco’s largest stores as the supermarket group looks for ways to attract shoppers.<p>Tesco has …

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British exports: the figures

Despite the weaker short-term numbers, the notoriously volatile trade data has been pointing to fairly stable export performance over the past year, says UK manufacturers' organisation EEF<p>The three months to September showed a drop in the value of goods exports compared with the previous three …

Economy

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Why the British like their spies

“Why do the Brits accept surveillance” asks Jonathan Freedland in the New York Times? Freedland points out that, even after the Edward Snowden …

Turkey: the trouble next door

What to do when the nightmare next door shows no sign of coming to an end? That is the dilemma facing Turkey, perhaps one of the countries most …

How Twitter missed out on a cool $1.5bn and still came out smiling

There was plenty of self-congratulation going on between Twitter and its advisers on Thursday. They had just avoided a repeat of the messy Facebook …