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Get rid of the performance review

Ask most managers and employees about the corporate performance review and the answer probably is the same: It's a pain to give, a pain to get, but a necessary part of modern corporate life. It's something we just have to do.<p>Says who? Who says you have to take part in a corporate ritual that is as …

A private school background is no longer a golden ticket to a law career

Law firms and chambers have woken up to the need for a diverse workforce and are taking concrete steps to encourage students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to apply<p>Pursuing a career in law is highly competitive for anyone, but students from less well-off backgrounds face an …

No. 49 Jarez Parks breaks down his recruitment

SEBASTIAN RIVER, Fla. -- When talking about the top edge rushing prospects in the Class of 2017, it doesn’t take long to bring Jarez Parks into the …

Hawks star in cringeworthy One Direction parody

Hawthorn have come up with an inventive recruitment strategy, using several key players in a One Direction parody video.<p>The Hawks, who are vying for …

What to say when a hiring manager asks, 'How much money do you currently make?'

<i>Why?</i> There are a few reasons.<p>First, maybe they were going to offer you, say, $90,000 — but you tell them you currently make $65,000. Once they hear that, they might decide to offer you just $70,000.<p>Second, maybe they can only offer you $60,000 because that's all they have in the budget for this …

Employment

Dublin Airport is getting a new runway at a cost of €320 million

Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie<p>Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie<p>DUBLIN AIRPORT ANNOUNCED today that it is progressing with the building of a new runway, …

Getting Work Done: In Groups and Alone - Small Business Trends

Some people prefer to work individually and others in teams. Both have advantages and disadvantages. The key is finding the rights tasks for each …

How to Succeed by Leaving Your Fear of Failure Behind

In order for your startup to grow into something successful, you have to be comfortable taking risks to advance.<p>The reality of the startup industry is that you are more likely than anyone else in the business world to fail. In fact, 95% of them fail. You need to accept that fact right away. And …

Why Two-Thirds of the Fastest-Growing Companies Fail

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of aspiring entrepreneurs will show up this month at the SXSW festival in search of funding for their startups. Some will …

A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At age 88, New York-based Earl Fultz and his wife, Gloria Elmaleh, 85, started commercially bottling and selling the Moroccan sauces and spices she had been concocting at home under the brand name, "cHarissa." After Gloria passed away, …

Entrepreneurship

This Tech Entrepreneur Shows Why Many People Don't Like Tech Entrepreneurs

Warning: Reading some of this might make you feel a little unwell.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Justin Keller is suffering.<p>He's on the streets.<p>Well, he is when he goes to get his lunch, I suppose. Or when he wanders into an …