Ashleigh Bones

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13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

LinkedIn turns online resumes into professional portfolios

LinkedIn is letting users take their online resumes to a whole new level. The social network announced Wednesday that people now have more options to visually showcase their work experience and talent with videos, images, and photos.<p>For example, graphic designers can show images of their past …

Résumés

5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years

We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches. This trend is set to increase year over year and I’ve been predicting that an “online presence search” will become as common as a drug test since 2007. Your online presence …

Will Visual Portfolios Replace Traditional Online Resumes?

<i>The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup</i> …

Ten tips for working on (not in) your business

As a small business owner wearing many hats, it's important to take a step back, look at the big picture and continuously work <i>on</i> your business rather than <i>in</i> you business. Working in your business means performing the core functions that your business is built upon. Working on your business means …

Interview Tips: Master Your Nonverbal Communication

If you are going to an interview, there are many things you will want to consider. Many people think that knowing how to accurately answer the …

14 Things To Look For When You Go In For A Job Interview

You just arrived for a job interview. As you wait in the reception area your mind is racing. But instead of running through your rehearsed responses to possible questions <i>again</i>, use that time to survey the workplace. In fact, you should be keenly observant from the time you arrive until you say your …

14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of efficiency, right? The secret? We don't do it alone. Besides having an amazing team to support our endeavor, we also utilize cutting edge apps to keep us on our A-game. (When you're heads down …

The Difference Between Success and Failure

Think “success” is the opposite of “failure”? Are you afraid to succeed, because failure is too hard to handle? If so, your fear of failure is likely …

Motivation

Tapping into the network of unadvertised job openings - Jun. 10, 2009

<b>Vanchinathan Chandrasekaran had better luck finding a job through a local Craiglist site than one of the major job boards.</b><p>NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Can't seem to find a job? Maybe you're just not looking in the right places.<p>Because of the overwhelming number of job seekers ready to pounce on new …

Fly To The Top – The 30:30:30:10 Rule

Regardless of your job, your boss, or the company you are working for, as a leader there is one rule that you can use to fly to the top. Even if you …

Leadership

Four Things for New Graduates to Consider Before Accepting Their First Job

In his classic book <i>Oh, the Places You'll Go</i>, the great Dr. Seuss said "Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!" This epitomizes the excitement new graduates experience as they pick up their diplomas and eagerly set off on their new career paths. But this …

How To Start A Business With Only $100 In The Bank

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, <i>The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future</i>, is now a New York Times bestseller. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

3 Telltale Signs You're On The Wrong Career Path

If I were to distill my five years of working as a career coach into one simple lesson, it would be this: The knowledge of your best career path will not magically drop into your brain one day in a blazing flash of insight. Instead, it’s something you will discover incrementally, over time, through …

My 10 Best Pieces Of Career Advice For Millennials

Giving advice to millennials is extremely important to me because I am one of them and even though the economy was better back in 2006, it took me eight months to find a marketing job. I succeeded because I started six months before graduation, collected eight internships, seven leadership …

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The 13 Dos And Don'ts Of Job Searching While You're Still Employed

Ready for a new job? Most career experts would tell you to start looking while you’re still employed. But when you do—you must tread carefully.<p>“When you’re working, your professional network is working for you because you’re constantly interacting with your industry contacts,” says Andy Teach, a …

Study Reveals Surprising Facts About Millennials In The Workplace

Here were some of the key findings, and my corresponding thoughts.<p><b>6 in 10 students say they are NOT considering a career in business, and 48% said they have NOT been encouraged to do so.</b><p>Business in general has a branding problem. Most students still think of commerce as synonymous with Wall Street …

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16 Interview Tips From A Job-Hunting Classic

Back in 1982, I was two years out of college and working, unhappily, as a secretary/receptionist for <i>The American Lawyer</i> magazine. Though I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for its then-editor Steven Brill, in those days at least, he had a terrible temper and would curse at me when I …