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How to Find Your Next Job: 10 Tips From Career Pros

First things first when you’re looking for a new job: Put down the computer. You’re not going to get hired by sending out your resume en masse to 100 …

Oxford University will offer free online courses in 2017

The highest ranked university in the world will soon join prestigious institutions like Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in offering free massive open online courses (MOOCs). Starting in February 2017, Oxford University will partner with nonprofit online learning platform edX to teach a freely available …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working as a senior vice president for a Fortune 100 company and running IT Services for 48,000 end-users on a global scale was a tough job. It was long hours, lots of pressure and difficult customers. But, even so it was nothing compared …

Entrepreneurship

Le isole greche che i greci amano e gli italiani non conoscono

Isole greche. Sicuramente già conosci fin troppo bene <b>Mykonos, Santorini (di cui parliamo in questo post), Corfù</b>… Belle, bellissime, ma molto spesso …

United Kingdom

3 Ways to Encourage Smarter Teamwork

Business problems today are too big for any one person to solve. Agile teams are much more effective at solving problems than are lone geniuses. So why do we still reward the smartest people in the room more so than those who excel at working with others? You know who I’m talking about: the people …

Leadership

If Anyone Finds MH370, It Will Be the Men on This Ship

A year and a half into the plane's disappearance, a small crew scours the canyons of the world's most mysterious abyss.<p>THE ROARING FORTIES<p>The sea offers this white slab to the tongue of the beach like the Holy Eucharist. This is my body. For sixteen months, the Boeing 777 wing flap sailed the …

Malaysia Airlines

Help Your Team Agree on How They’ll Collaborate

It’s easy to assume that everyone knows how to work on a team — and on some level this is true. But each member of your team probably has her own understanding of how to collaborate, not to mention individual styles and preferences. If you ask six team members what they think “completing work on …

Management

What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself

After sending out hundreds of copies of my résumé to dozens of companies over the last year, I realized that I was getting nowhere because my approach was wrong.<p>I did everything I was taught to do: I created a list of the top 20 companies I wanted to work for, I customized my résumé for each …

Employment

How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy

Six months ago, I found myself drowning in a flood of easy information. The internet—and all the lovely things on it, things like Wikipedia, Twitter, podcasts, the New Yorker, email, TED Talks, Facebook, Youtube, Buzzfeed occasionally, and yes, even the Harvard Business Review—provide unlimited …

Productivity

7 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching and leading a successful small business requires much more than a great idea. Effective and highly successful businesses have highly effective and successful leaders at the helm. And, let’s face it, not every entrepreneur is a …

Leadership

Sardegna in treno

«La Sardegna È un’altra cosa... È come la libertà stessa». Lo scriveva D.H.Lawrence in Mare e Sardegna, resoconto di un viaggio nell’isola del 1921. …

A former Google exec on how to make tough decisions quickly

I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not <i>the</i> defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at.<p>In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset …

Management

Students' end of year artwork – our favourites so far

As part of our new Students Express series, we asked you to share your end of year artwork with us. The Guardian’s picture editor Roger Tooth selects some of his favourite contributions submitted before 26 May.

Education

The Most Productive Way to Develop as a Leader

Everybody loves self-improvement. We want to get smarter, network better, be connected, balance our lives, and so on. That’s why we’re such avid consumers of “top 10” lists of things to do to be a more effective, productive, promotable, mindful — you name it — leader. We read all the lists, but we …

Leadership

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sleep

The Curse of Reading and Forgetting

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she had been rereading Richard Hughes’s “A High Wind in Jamaica,” which was first published in 1929 and is about a group of creepy little kids who become the unwanted wards of sad, listless pirates. She praised it, and her recommendation sent me to Amazon. The …

Books

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

Why Employers Don’t Care About Your Cover Letter (and How to Change That)

Most of the job seekers I know get hung up on writing their cover letter. <i>How do I tell the hiring manager everything he needs to know about me in one</i> …

101 Career Tips You Can Learn in 3 Seconds

We know—you want great career advice, but sometimes, you just don’t have time to read lengthy articles or books.<p>Well, today, you’re in luck: We’ve …

Turismo

Wildlight - Save My Mind for Later (Meiwenti Remix)