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How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile So Recruiters Come To You

Much of this is thanks to LinkedIn Recruiter, the company's $8,200-a-year product for headhunters.<p>As Harvard Business School professor Mikolaj Piskorski explains in his new book, "A Social Strategy: How We Profit From Social Media," this is one of the things that distinguishes LinkedIn from its …

Harvard Business School

This Excel Trick Lets You Easily Spot Trends In Piles Of Data

Sparklines are word-sized charts that live in individual cells. This great feature was added to Excel in 2010 but still remains massively underutilized.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>


The Humble First Jobs Of 15 Highly Successful People

But many of the one-percent started off with conventional first jobs.<p>Goldman Sachs' CEO Lloyd Blankfein, for example, grew up in the projects and made extra money at a concession stand in Yankee Stadium. Warren Buffett built his savings as a kid by delivering newspapers. And before she found her …


5 Common Questions Leaders Should Never Ask

Questioning is undoubtedly a valuable leadership tool. Asking the right questions can help business leaders to anticipate changes, seize opportunities, and move their organizations in new directions.<p>But <i>how</i> you question is critical. Questions can be great for engaging and motivating people , but …

Best Money Tips: Save Over $15,000 a Year

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save over $15,000 a year, things to remove from your …

Personal Finance

7 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume For Someone With No Experience

Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process. And it doesn't help to know that recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for …


5 Fatal Mistakes: How Big Companies Lose What Made Them Great

Most of us believe that when any great company gets to be a certain size, it will inevitably lose its soul. We’ve all seen it over and over again: the company that has a truly wonderful product, or extraordinary customer support, or provides a needed service in a way no one else does, that grows …