When you're a manager, your employees are constantly watching to see how you behave and what you say. As a result, it's important to be intentional about your choice of words in any setting. As the boss,
Not only does she work with college students applying for jobs every day — but she also regularly interviews job candidates applying for roles at her own company, WayUp. After working at Google for two
That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable,
Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome. Their confidence
You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure
Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think. They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And
Early in your career — whether it’s in banking, law, consulting or accounting — you will discover that all of your colleagues are as smart and hard working as you. You’ll learn that the key to being successful
When you’re hiring a new manager, the stakes are high. You need someone who can effectively lead people, manage a budget, liaise with upper management — and, usually, do it all from day one. But what a
For the entrepreneurs who make it, the difference between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and being smart enough to listen.
Recently, Muse career expert Melody Wilding talked about how to manage shy employees—which got me thinking about the flip side: What about when the boss is shy? It seems like a contradiction. Managers
Volatility has returned to the markets in recent months. The Russell 2000 Index of small-company stocks corrected by 13% between March and October 13. In the third quarter alone, commodities, as measured
Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading. "Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action,"
(Reuters) - Two U.S. states are investigating the theft of 83 million customer records from JPMorgan Chase & Co in a massive cyberattack uncovered over the summer, and more may soon join, Reuters learned
When investing, the stakes are alarmingly real: If we screw it up, we lose money. In his book "The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes And How To Avoid Them," Peter Mallouk outlines some of the most common
Smacking gum, co-workers interrupting conversations, your cube mate always having the last word; everyone has his or her own office pet peeves. But some behaviors and work habits can have a truly negative
Huthwaite is a sales coaching company based in Arlington, Va., with ten offices worldwide, including in Brazil, Australia and Singapore. It teaches a sales method developed 30 years ago by British behavioral
The S&P 500 has roared almost 200% from its March 9, 2009 low close of 676 to its high of 2,011 on September 18. With today's big market selloff, some are worrying that we've seen the market peak. This
I haven't predicted a drop like this, though I certainly think one is possible. I also haven't made a specific timing call: I have no idea what the market will do over the next year or two. But I do think
You finally get the chance to prove yourself, but there's more room than ever to mess up. Lauren Berger, founder and CEO of InternQueen.com, knows the latter well. Despite feeling prepared with 15 internships
Whatever the reason, you'll want to be prepared. In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions "You could be competing against someone with three times your experience, or conversely, against
Most people confuse elevator pitches with sales pitches, but they're completely different. A sales pitch is a formal presentation. An elevator pitch is a segue that takes place within a casual conversation.
Sometimes there isn't one. "Financial advisor" is a broad term that is generally used to refer to most any professional advising you on your finances, up to and including certified financial planners Certified
But the truth is that life is a whole lot more complicated than that. Taking a well-tread path to success doesn't mean you'll have an amazing career, and even if you're lucky enough to have one, it doesn't
This may seem like an easy interview question. You probably have 100 reasons for wanting to pursue a new role — and can easily defend each one. But career expert Lynn Taylor says your response to this