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The Perfect Way to Find a Job Through LinkedIn, According to Experts

If you're looking for a new job, LinkedIn is a good place to start your search.<p>If you’re looking for a new job, LinkedIn is a good place to start …

Employment

9 Things That Interviewers Really Want To Hear From You In The Interview

Professionals tend to make things seem very complicated, in an effort to make the the recipients of their advice feel stupid, afraid, intimidated and prone to follow orders. Let’s pick a profession like medicine. Why do doctors use such ridiculously complicated terms? They could easily substitute …

Middle School

Elizabeth Warren unveils bold new plan to reshape American capitalism

Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator tipped as a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020, has unveiled new plans for legislation aimed at reining in big corporations, redistributing wealth, and giving workers and local communities a bigger say.<p>Warren will introduce the bill dubbed the …

Social Work

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

The two people CEOs need most in their life

In the information economy, high performers aren’t just being hired by companies to manage the business. High performers <i>are</i> the business.<p>In their new book <i>Talent Wins</i>, co-authors Dominic Barton of McKinsey & Co., business author Ram Charan, and Dennis Carey, vice chairman of executive search firm …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

Five Steps To Build World Class KPIs

“What gets measured gets improved.” We all know this Peter Drucker quote, and many of us readily recognize the importance of key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics. In my career, I have often seen measurements come from an off the shelf software tool or off-the-cuff comment from leadership. …

All CEOs Should Take the Time to Teach Entry-Level Employees This One Thing

It's well worth it.<p><i>What is the best thing a CEO could teach an entry level employee? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the best thing a</b> …

How to Prepare for a Great Job Interview: 8 Practical Tips

Want to know how to prepare for a job interview? Here's a step-by-step guide and a number of practical, effective interviewing tips.<p>Preparing for a job interview requires more than just rehearsing your answers to some of the most common interview questions and answers. (And preparing to answer some …

This App Will Help You Develop Your Business Plan

You can have all the good ideas in the world, but disorganization can derail them from actually coming to life. Upmetrics is a software that helps …

Small Business

The Most Successful Ethnic Group in the U.S. May Surprise You

At an Onyejekwe family get-together, you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone with a master’s degree. Doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors …

4 Questions You Should Ask In Your Next Interview

“Prepare for every interview like it’s your dream job.”<p>It’s the advice Greylock’s Talent Partner, Dan Portillo, gave me about interview preparation.<p>Near the end of almost every interview there will be an awkward pause where the interviewee will ask you what questions you may have. If you’re lucky …

5 Home Remedies To Naturally Make Your Hair Pitch Dark

<b>Consistent change in the color the of your hair by applying dye can give you frizzy hair, cause your hair to be dry, and lifeless.</b><p>As a beautiful …

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain of prostitutes and drug dealers. The city served as a display case for the devastation of Europe’s debt …

World News

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

3 LinkedIn Strategies Currently Making Job Search More Effective

These LinkedIn tips will help you connect faster with your ideal employer.<p>If you are looking for a job today, there's a good chance you've been told to update your LinkedIn profile. Here's why that's a smart idea...<p>Most recruiters looking for white collar workers use the platform to identify …

LinkedIn Analyzed the Class of 2017. These Were the Top 10 Skills That Got Them Hired

This list of transferable skills will position you well for early career success.<p>Landing a job fresh out of college is no easy feat. Although a vast majority of graduates feel they are ready to start their careers, the truth is that only 50 percent of managers agree, according to a PayScale …

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Why You Should Choose To Set up Your Business In Prague

As a business hub, Prague is becoming an increasingly popular target for investors… why should you be thinking about setting up your business in the …

European Travel

The 1 Skill That LinkedIn Found Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in Today's Business World

Three ways to sharpen the one soft skill that you need to succeed in the age of AI.<p>Robots don't have a heart; humans do. The line sounds trite, but it's the key to standing out and getting ahead at a time when automation and artificial intelligence threaten to eliminate millions of jobs. This is …

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

Blackstone Bets $7.6 Billion More on the Amazon Revolution

Blackstone Group LP is doubling down on industrial real estate by buying Gramercy Property Trust, the second multibillion-dollar takeover of a …

Business

How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

If your resume shows any of these 7 things, it may cost you a job

While 75% of millennials think “job hopping” looks good, new numbers show that this may not be the case for tech employees. New research from …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

Employment

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Employment

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

Cuenca, Spain, Is the Little-Known European Destination to Visit in 2018

When you journey to the hidden mountain town of Cuenca, Spain, you'll be greeted with brightly colored medieval buildings, flowing river banks, and …

Madrid

How to start a business with less than $1,000, according to two certified hustlers

There's no shortage of ways to make money online.<p>As a reporter at CNBC Make It, I've covered some of the most incredible — including a 28-year-old …