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A Referral Is One of the Best Ways to Get a New Job

When you're applying for a job, knowing someone at the company gives you some insider knowledge. If you have a referral, you'll increase your chances …

Learn to Become a Morning Person with This Free Email Course

Even if you're naturally a late riser, you can still train yourself to get up earlier without much struggle and enjoy those early morning perks. This …

Minimize Mental Drag to Help You Do Your Best Work

Trying to do your best work with a distracted brain is like trying to swim for a gold medal without a swim cap. Divided attention is like a thick …

Should you get month-to-month phone insurance?

Paying an extra $5 to $11 per month for month-to-month phone insurance might sound tempting -- especially now that the big wireless carriers have ditched contracts and subsidized phones, and you're paying upfront for a new iPhone 7.<p>But it's not that simple. First of all, month-to-month phone …

Google set to turn key on insurance comparison site in Illinois

Watch out, Flo. Illinois drivers looking for the best insurance rates may soon be able to simply Google it.<p>The California-based Internet search giant is piloting an online insurance comparison shopping site expected to launch in Illinois and three other states during the first quarter, according to …

7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the day an entrepreneur starts a business, he exposes himself to certain risks. Even before the first employee is hired, a business is at risk, making it important to have the right insurance in place. One lawsuit or catastrophic …

Small Business

T.H.I.N.K. Before You Speak

Before you send out your next email or have a difficult conversation with an employee, take the time to review this guideline. You'll be glad you did.<p>With each column I write, I carefully consider the point I want to make. I draft the column, reflect on it, tweak it, and review it before I submit …

Mind Healing: iPads won’t give a child social skills

Most parents are worried about the amount of time their children spend in front of screens so giving babies an iPad as soon as they are born seems to be a step too far<p>Can you guess the most common reason why parents come to my clinics? They want to know how to limit their children’s screen use. No …

15 Social Skills That Will Make You Successful In Every Aspect Of Life

In a world where technology is increasing our capacity to connect with people worldwide, it is also diminishing our ability to effectively connect …

Body Language

New Research Finds Lonely People Have Superior Social Skills

Intuitively, many of us might think lonely people are lonely because they have poor social skills. New research turns this thinking on its head and offers a potential cure for loneliness.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>There is a new way scientists are thinking about loneliness and how to overcome …

6 Essential Customer Service Agent Skills

Good customer support skills have to be built on a proper foundation, which is one reason it’s essential that your help desk customer support agents …

Developer Soft Skills Part 2: Troubleshooting

This part of the Developer Soft Skills series is about finding and solving an issue, often referred to as a bug. Knowing which tools to use, where to …

3 soft skills everyone needs to succeed at work — and how to develop them

Knowing how to communicate effectively, rebound from a setback, and express commitment to your work will impress the boss, your co-workers, and your company's clients — all of which will make it easier to show off what you can do.<p>As part of PayScale's Guide to Early Career Success, we asked Kristin …

Hire for People Skills: Are Those Skills Taught or Innate?

<i>Image courtesy of Pixabay</i><p><b>We advocate hiring for attitude and training for skill, right?</b><p>Where do you think that attitude comes from? If attitude is …

Head of the Class

What do we like about Jordan Spieth? Listen to these stories<p>In an era when much is measured by "likes," the term seems inadequate for how the public has responded to Jordan Spieth. There have been many golfers who have captivated us right away: Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson and, of course, Tiger …

Golf

Attitude, Personality, and then Ability

As I shared my hair razing corporate interview experience with a colleague, she sat forward in her seat, smiling. Her eyes started to sparkle. I …

Employment

Apprenticeships should give young people skills for today’s world | Martin Bright

It is one of the buzzwords of modern political rhetoric, but we need to redefine the concept for the digital age to ensure they provide real training and jobs<p>Politicians love talking about apprenticeships. Like “hi-tech” or “entrepreneurship”, it is one of the buzzwords of modern political …

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