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The power of personal branding: 5 ways to develop your online persona

There was a time when a company’s brand meant everything, and founders/employees were simply a byproduct of that brand. But with the explosion of …

Public Relations

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

Your Résumé Has Only 5 Seconds To Grab Someone's Attention -- Here Is What You Should Do Now

I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to …

Employment
Employment

HR Vocabulary You Need to Know and Comprehend

Words used by the HR Department which may appear to be a jargon but are important to understand the functioning of the Department<p>5 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Every profession has its own set of definitions, dialogue, terms and more; …

Human Resources

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Best answers to the interview question

It’s one of the more annoying interview questions – where do you see yourself in five years?<p>Who even knows what they’re having for dinner later that …

Employment

What to Tell an Employer About Leaving a Previous Job

One of the most difficult questions to answer during an interview is why you left your previous employer or why you want to leave your current …

Employment

How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job

Qualifications Interview Questions<p>How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job<p>Updated September 12, 2017<p>The purpose of a …

This Is the One Thing You Should NEVER Put on Your Resume

And it's probably on yours already.<p>Ask a room full of hiring managers which resume cliche is most likely to make their eyes roll back in their heads, …

Employment

How to Create the Perfect Résumé, According to a CEO and Ex-Google Staffer

See the difference between an ordinary résumé and an extraordinary one.<p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you don’t simply …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

I’ve applied for many jobs without getting a single interview. What am I doing wrong?

My guess is you’re making the same mistake most people do: you’re making your resume about you instead of about the reader!<p>Shock is the reaction I …

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

Debate has long surrounded the topic of whether managers differ from leaders and vice versa, and if so, how. Some companies try to train employees to …

Leadership

This 1 Job Interview Tip Makes You Sound More Well-Spoken

Simplify your answers with this 3-step approach.<p>Interviews aren't easy. Trying to make a good impression in a condensed period of time while under pressure makes us all nervous. That's why preparing for interviews is so vital. Now, more than ever, hiring managers have very high expectations of …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Asking This 1 Question Too Soon in a Job Interview Makes Hiring Managers Cringe

You reveal your true motives when you ask this too early in the interview process.<p>The interview is going great. You're relaxed and confident. The hiring manager has been smiling and laughing at your jokes. You feel in the zone. This is the place for you. Eventually, the hiring manager says, "Do you …

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

What Do Employees Want From Their Bosses, Exactly? This Study Sums It Up in 1 Simple Sentence

While you'll think this is a no brainer, the reality is it's also a powerful motivator to get employees' commitment.<p>A piece of reality I often alert my readers in management roles to is the fact that, way too often, employees don't get the one thing so many of them want the most: <i>Being recognized</i> …

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

Leadership

The One Thing You Need to Do Before Any Job Interview

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>When it comes to a job interview, few things are as …

5 ways to tackle mental health questions during a job interview

opinion<p><b>Since quitting my management job after a mental breakdown several years ago, it’s been a challenge to find a job to suit my circumstances.</b><p>My …

14 Words That Should Never Appear on Your Linkedin Profile (According to Recruiters) | Inc.com

Words have always been my currency -- the means to express myself, persuade an audience, tell a story and get a job. When it comes to LinkedIn, the professional networking site used by half a billion people worldwide, words are everyone's currency.<p>But there are some words that won't help you strike …

Employment

20 Interview Questions That Will Reveal a Superstar Job Candidate

Don't make the typical mistake of asking the wrong questions when assessing for people skills.<p>It's quite common for hiring managers to ask the wrong interview questions to size up job candidates for job/culture fit and the people skills that lend to success on the job.<p>Whether you're new to the …

The 10 Commandments Of The Job Interview

Your resumé and cover letter landed you an interview. Bravo! But before you start celebrating that the hard part is over, take a seat and settle in for some storytime. The interview is the real test of your worth. You are not, after all, a piece of paper in Arial font size 10. Throughout my career, …

Employment

Here's how to answer 5 of the most difficult interview questions

You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don't know how to respond.<p>"The interview is an elimination process," says Dr. …

Career advice 2018: Avoid this one phrase on your resume if you want to get a job interview

Bosses say they want to hire team players. Or at least, 78% of them say that they do, according to a recent survey from the National Association of …

Don't Make This Mistake When Negotiating Your Salary

The salary negotiation advice you never hear.<p>We hear it all the time: Never accept the first offer. Don't leave money on the table. Push for more.<p>But should you ever <i>not</i> negotiate your salary? Many people don't. Only 39 percent of people negotiated their last salary, a study by Robert Half found. …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

• <b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

The Best Companies Are Radically Changing How They Hire People in 2018. Here's What You Need to Know. | Inc.com

Expect hiring to be a hot issue in 2018. Our research shows that the vast majority of CEOs from small and midsize businesses (SMBs) say they plan to increase their headcounts this year.<p>In Vistage's December 2017 survey of 1,377 SMB CEOs, 71 percent of firms said they planned to hire more employees …

Human Resources