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How To Interview For A Job When You’ve Been The Boss For Years

Being the interviewee when you’ve been the interviewer for a long time is a big shift. Use this checklist to help you succeed.<p>As a leader, you’ve probably got the role of interviewer down pat. You know just what to ask, how to ask it, and how to make a quick assessment of the person sitting across …

Employment

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Improve your Chrome skills with these tips and tricks.<p>Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to …

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

We are now in the era of “do-it-yourself” career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training – a trend that has been on the decline for years. This may be because employees change jobs so frequently (job tenure now averages about four years) that firms don’t see the value in …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable

Great leaders and managers know these 3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable<p>There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

4 Dumb Things Managers Do That Make Their Best People Want to Quit

The dumbest of all? In one recent workplace study, it's been found that 61 percent of bullies are bosses.<p>Ever heard the expression <i>for every finger you point, there's three pointing back at you?</i> It certainly applies to management. When team morale is low, resignation letters are flying in, and …

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It) ​

Letting employees know that you appreciate them is far more crucial than you think.<p>Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their …

Why Your Employees Suck (and How To Really Inspire Organizational Change)

Most companies continue attempting to motivate their people their rewards and punishments, rather than meaning and connection.<p>Almost every company in the United States has organizational change wrong.<p>They believe "culture" is about having a list of values.<p>Culture is not about having a list of …

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead)

Business owners and employees must believe their companies can achieve anything they envision. Avoid these 3 toxic phrases if you want to grow.<p>The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest …

5 Ways Bad Bosses Demotivate People

Great bosses are loved, bad ones feared and hated. Which are you?<p>Bosses have unique power in the world. Their ability to uplift or destroy invades every aspect of your working life, and can even bleed into your private life. The best bosses know how to harness this power for good, challenging where …

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

How You Can Enhance Your Photos With Dynamic Color in Photoshop

Photoshop is a must-have for virtually every professional photographer.<p>It's powerful tools enable you to enhance your photos in ways that make them …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Give Employees The 1 Thing Most Bosses Miss Entirely

One study revealed that 34 percent of employees plan to leave their company within 12 months. This rare strategy may stop the bleeding.<p>Employee turnover is an expensive habit, with some estimates for total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90 to 200 percent of someone's annual …

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly)

How you answer this question reveals critical information, and your response will shape what is possible for you in the future.<p>Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft …

How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts

Resolving conflict in the office is a crucial leadership role in any company<p>Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

I tried the ketogenic diet to help with my anxiety—here’s what happened

When you’ve had anxiety most of your life like I have, you’re familiar with all the tricks. Meditation, essential oils, probiotics, wine…I’ve tried …

Employees Trust Bosses Who Display Any of These 5 Successful Leadership Habits

Countless studies have confirmed that trust is the one human behavior you cannot afford not to have for your business to profit.<p>Tell me if you agree with this statement: <i>For any human relationship to thrive, it has to be founded on trust</i>.<p>If you agree, it's really no different in the workplace, …

Ten Shortcuts for Working With Layer Masks in Photoshop

Out of all the things you need to know how to work with in Photoshop, layer masks are one of the most fundamental and important. This awesome and …

The 7 Toxic Personalities That Are Destroying Your Success

A toxic personality destroys a successful career.<p>Are you destroying your own success without even knowing it?<p>Are some of your personalities toxic and you have no clue?<p>Each of us has many personas- personalities that we embody.<p>Some personalities are positive and others are potentially harmful--and …

How To Create A Career Bucket List

What do you want to be celebrating at your retirement party? Making this list can help keep you motivated and excited about your future.<p>If you’re always working for the weekend, you’re not alone. Just one-third of employees are actively engaged at work, leaving the majority of us unhappy on the …

8 Tough Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Strategy

Companies often fail to address the tough questions about strategy and execution: Are we really clear, as a leadership team, about how we choose to create value in the marketplace? Can we articulate the few things the organization needs to do better than anyone else in order to deliver on that …

The Top 10 Professional Life Hacks

These 10 professional life hacks will be game-changing for you and your schedule.<p>We all have the same 24 hours in a day.<p>When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it's not because they have more hours in the day than you. It's because somehow they've figured out how …

90 Percent of Hiring Managers Surveyed Say This Interview Skill Makes Job Candidates Irresistible

Glassdoor recently surveyed 750 hiring decision makers to find out what they thought were the critical skills a job candidate should have.<p>Do a Google search on "interviewing skills" and you'll get 526,000 results on anything from dress and hygiene, body language, story-telling, and questions to ask …

How to Lose an Inch of Belly Fat In Just 7 Minutes a Day

But can a bodyweight circuit really replace your entire workout?<p>It’s the bane of the modern man: You want to get fit, but you don’t always have time to hit the gym for an hour after work. So is it possible to get in shape when you only have mere minutes to spare for a workout?<p>It’s a common …

Data Science

Amazon's CEO Demands This 1 Thing in a Job Interview (and Most Do It Wrong)

Jeff Bezos wants to make sure of this before he hires you. Unfortunately, it's likely you won't give it to him.<p>In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as …

Employment

You Learn One of These 5 Ways (Infographic)

It is critical to know the learning style of yourself and those around you. The new flowchart infographic from NeoMam Studios shows your strengths<p>"Work hard" is such bland, blanket advice because the definition varies greatly depending on the person. Setting goals may be easy for you, but emotional …

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