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The 9 Worst Body Language Mistakes You Could Make In An Interview

In a job interview, your body language is especially important, since your behavioral habits communicate certain messages to hiring managers.<p>In a survey released by job site CareerBuilder on Thursday, 48% of hiring managers said they know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate …

3 Signs Your Mentor Could Be Giving You Bad Advice

Several years later, she was recruited by Mark Zuckerberg to become Facebook's Chief Operating Officer. Again a mentor advised her to turn it down, and again she took the job. The 44-year-old mother of two is now worth over $1 billion, thanks to her roles at Google and Facebook.<p>Sandberg's story, …

Stanford University

Here's How Richard Branson Got His Big Break

Watch Sir Richard Branson, one of the most popular and active entrepreneurs and billionaires in the world, talk about the one deal that opened the doors to fame and fortune, and the business strategies that got him there.<p>// OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', …

Entrepreneurship

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

FBI

Young People Expect To Work More And Achieve Less

A study comparing 2012 Wharton graduates and the class of 1992 that was cited in The New York Times found that young people today expect to work more, achieve less, and have fewer children.<p>The students of 1992 expected to work 58 hours a week. Yet those surveyed in 2012 expect to work 72 hours. And …

Wharton School

11 Extremely Successful People Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

For people running large organizations, that can be the case nearly every day. Many manage the chaos with a variety of techniques and hacks that increase their effectiveness and reduce their workloads.<p>LinkedIn asked more than 60 of its influencers to share the best productivity hack they've …

5 Instagram Tricks Brands Can Use To Drive Sales

A recent study by University of Wisconsin and photo integration company Olapic reveals what kind of images actually drive sales.<p>University of Wisconsin researchers used Olapic's data for the study. Olapic implements shoppers' Instagram photos onto brand sites like West Elm.<p>Here are five Instagram …

Michael Kors

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Financially Fearless: A Q&A With LearnVest's Alexa von Tobel<p>Join Fast Company for a live conversation about personal finance with the CEO of LearnVest.<p>Alexa von Tobel is CEO of LearnVest and author of the recent New York Times best seller "Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program For Taking …