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4 Essential Questions To Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

“I am always surprised how some interviewees tend to trail off towards the end of an interview instead of finishing strong and leaving a lasting impression,” says Zachary Rose, CEO and founder of Green Education Services, a green jobs training firm in New York City. Whether you’re a senior …

Careers

How Far Would You Go to Check Out a Job Candidate?

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Requesting a list of references from job candidates is as standard as requiring a resume, but some startup founders are putting a unique spin on the traditional hiring routine.<p>At a recent event hosted by StartX, a nonprofit …

Employment

Worst excuses for missing work revealed

"My trousers split on the way to work" and "I've got a sore finger" are among the worst excuses given by employees to get out of work.<p>Bosses have also been told: "I am hallucinating", "I am stuck in my house because the door's broken" and "My new girlfriend bit me in a delicate place".<p>The worst …

How Much Confidence Is Too Much?

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the May 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Being right feels awesome. There's nothing quite like discovering that you had an idea or made a decision that didn't just work--it rocked. But while ending up …

Entrepreneurship

Does Texting Hurt Your Grammar?

A study found that the more students text, the more it may impact their grammar. How does this happen and why does it matter?

Careers

10 Hotel Secrets from Behind the Front Desk

<b>By Jacob Tomsky</b><p>Jacob has worked on the front lines of hotels for more than a decade, starting as a lowly valet in New Orleans and ultimately landing …

How to Write a Thank You Note | C-Suites Assistants

Sending thank you notes after an interview is considered good business etiquette. While the habit seems to be dying, it hasn’t completely flat-lined …

Facebookers, beware: That silly update can cost you a job

Little did Ashley Payne know that the festive photo of her holding both a pint of beer and a glass of red wine would lead to her losing her high school teaching job.<p>The 24-year-old educator posted the image to her Facebook profile, and after a parent complained, school officials told Payne she'd …