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4 Ways Bosses Screw Up Performance Reviews

Handling a performance review poorly can have serious consequences. For instance, it can lead to a drop in morale and increase dissatisfaction among your staff.<p>In fact, Jappreet Sethi, an HR and strategy consultant, says in a recent LinkedIn post that you may be better off not doing a review at all …

University of Michigan

11 Interview Questions Hiring Managers Ask To Test Your Personality

"In fact, if they find a candidate who has less experience than their competition, but has stronger growth potential and seems to be a better cultural fit, the employer may feel encouraged to hire that person," says Edward Fleischman, chief executive officer of Execu Search, a full-service …

Employment

5 Theories For Why First-Born Children Are Smarter And More Successful

If we include both daughters and sons, the privilege of the first-born becomes even more apparent: Reports suggests that first-born kids have higher IQs and get further in business than their younger siblings.<p>Not only that, their parents consider them to be more accomplished.<p>What could cause such a …

Parenting

16 Slimy Tricks Some Recruiters Use To Hook You

"You didn't care if the job description was remarkably vague or even a clear mismatch for your skills," says Lauren Gard, a manager at Hired, a two-year-old tech career marketplace. "Memories of long hours spent job-hunting vanished as the realization washed over you that someone is <i>finally</i> seeking</i> …

Employment

This Simple Question Could Save You Money On Every Shopping Trip

Over on personal finance blog Vosa, founder Brent recently presented a money-saving strategy he's named "The Olive Method," after the example of American Airlines eliminating the mostly uneaten olives from their customers' salads and saving hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.<p>What do …

Personal Finance

58 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologists Daniel …

Psychology

5 Unconventional Strategies One Exec Uses In All Job Interviews

"Though I trust the HR team is passing on only bright, creative, and motivated people, it's important for me to stay involved in the hiring process," Shai tells Business Insider. "Our employees are the driving force of our company, and I want to be sure that the people we add to the mix will fit …

Employment

15 Great Pieces Of Life Advice That Never Get Old

The most effective people learn from their own mistakes, and make a significant effort to learn from other people's errors as well.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for the best advice they've ever gotten.<p>Here are a few of the greatest excerpts, lightly edited for clarity:<p>"A very smart woman I …

Quora

The 'Circle Of Competence' Theory Will Help You Make Vastly Smarter Decisions

<i>"I'm no genius. I'm smart in spots—but I stay around those spots."</i><i><br>— Tom Watson Sr., Founder of IBM</i><p>The concept of the "Circle of Competence" has been used over the years by Warren Buffett as a way to focus investors on only operating in areas they knew best. The bones of the concept appear in his …

Self-improvement

How To Successfully Negotiate Your Next Promotion

You're probably thrilled to be moving up the corporate ladder — but that excitement may come to a halt when you realize the new pay, perks, and title aren't what you expected.<p>This can be a tricky situation.<p>You feel like your boss already did you a favor by promoting you, and you don't want to seem …

Employment

7 Signs Someone's Not Listening To You

"We have an epidemic of fake listening," says Nick Morgan, speech coach and author of new book "Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact." "Our colleagues and fellow workers nod and smile a lot to show they're listening, but it's not …

Doodling

16 Easy Ways To Improve Your Focus

That's less than a goldfish.<p>But we can improve our powers of concentration by, for example, finding clever ways to eliminate distractions, hacking our workflows, or working on our mindsets.<p>To that end, here are a few takeaways from recent Quora threads that tackled attention.<p><b>1. Invest in your …

Productivity

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be informed about in life?" Users had many more than 10 tips to offer, and we've collected and paraphrased some of the best advice, arranged by contributor below.<p><i>Justin Freeman, who</i> …

Self-improvement

7 Things To Do When You Have To Give A Short Speech

Then one of the organizers asked someone to stand up "to say a few words," and her presentation turned into one of the longest, least organized, most lifeless talks I've ever heard. Those who were lucky enough to be standing near the back of the room slipped out. For the rest of us, the goodwill …

Public Speaking

7 Office Politics Lessons You Should Learn In Your 20s

But I learned very quickly that in order to make it in today's workplace, good performance is only part of the equation.<p>In order to get ahead and stay ahead, it's critical that you learn how to navigate workplace dynamics, and that has everything to do with mastering the politics.<p>Here are the seven …

Text Messaging

19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.<p>To get a better idea of what makes a resume …

Employment

This Simple Technique Can Supercharge Your Productivity

This practice went on to become one of the most written-about and practiced productivity hacks of the past few decades. His "Pomodoro Technique" gets its name from the Italian word for "tomato," because Cirillo used a tomato-shaped kitchen timer as he worked.<p>His time management hack has been …

Time Management

This 15-Minute Activity Will Make You More Successful At Work

"When people have the opportunity to reflect, they experience a boost in self-efficacy," says HBS professor Francesca Gino. "They feel more confident that they can achieve things. As a result, they put more effort into what they're doing and what they learn."<p>In a series of laboratory and field …

Employment

6 Tricks For Keeping Employees Productive Over The Summer

But you may find it difficult to keep those employees focused and productive in the weeks leading up to — and following — their time off.<p>Gulick suggests these six tricks to avoid the summer slack off:<p><b>Offer flexible schedules.</b> Consider allowing employees to leave early to take advantage of the …

Employment

11 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Happier And More Productive

You can change your life in 10 minutes — if you take that time to learn a life-changing technique.<p>In a Quora thread, users answered the question, "What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?"<p>Here are a few of our favorite takeaways that will save you …

Harvard Business School

'Expressive Writing' Is A Super Easy Way To Become Way Happier

The British journal Advances in Psychiatric Treatment reports that health outcomes include:<p>Fewer stress-related visits to the doctor<br>• Improved immune system functioning<br>• Reduced blood pressure<br>• Improved lung function<br>• Improved liver function<br>• Fewer days in hospital<br>• Improved mood/affect<br>• Feeling of greater …

Immune System

The Best And Worst Colors To Wear To A Job Interview

According to 2,099 hiring managers and human resource professionals who participated in CareerBuilder's recently published survey, blue and black are the best colors to wear to a job interview, and orange is the worst.<p>Conservative colors, such as black, blue, gray, and brown, seem to be the the …

Employment

7 Stupid Ways Smart People Sabotage Their Success

A group of Quora users drew from their experiences to address the question, "What are some stupid things that smart people do?" The answers provide ways to overcome some of the common ways intelligent people unknowingly undermine themselves.<p>We've highlighted a few below.<p>"Because thinking comes so …

Self-improvement

2 Signs You're Working For A Terrible Boss

"It's okay," says Katie Mehnert, director of competence, capability, and culture at BP, in a recent LinkedIn post. "We've all said it before, either aloud or in our own minds."<p>She says this thought crosses so many of our minds because not all leaders are created equal. "There are great ones, good …

Leadership

3 Ways To Know When It's Time To Quit

These days, it's practically all I hear. Innovators at companies large and small have a strong grasp of "lean" startup principles. They understand that the way to launch almost anything is to vet ideas with potential customers; to use that feedback to build a minimum viable prototype or MVP; and …

U.S. Marines

25 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our co-workers at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>From where you should try to get a job, to what you should drink, to how you should spend your money, our colleagues had a lot to say.<p>But it's all valuable and comes right from the brains …

Employment

2 Ways To Become Indispensable At Work

If you said "no" to any of the above, you're probably not indispensable to your employer. But you should strive to be, says Chris Gaborit, managing director and cofounder of The Learning Factor, in a recent LinkedIn post.<p>In the post, Gaborit offers keys to becoming indispensable at work.<p>"I decided …

Digital Design

These 3 Traits Will Get People To Do You Favors

A new Stanford study offers some insight, using an oddly suitable combination of evidence — pizza and Reddit.<p>Combing through 21,000 posts of Random Acts of Pizza, where Reddit users buy pizza for other users and thus restore faith in humanity "one slice at a time," researcher Tim Althoff was able …

Pizza

10 Rules Of Success Andrew Carnegie Used To Become Incredibly Rich

At the height of his power, he was approached by a young journalist named Napoleon Hill who was interested in telling the stories of successful people.<p>Carnegie saw a special drive in Hill and in 1908 decided that Hill would document all of the strategies that made him a legendary businessman and …

Self-improvement