Michael Campbell

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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Asteroid attack? Astronomers ponder fourth close pass of 2017

For the fourth time since the start of 2017, a small celestial body will pass closer to Earth than the distance between us and the moon. Recently discovered asteroid 2017 BS32 zips by around midday Thursday.<p>This latest narrow shave comes just a few days after the closest such flyby in months, …

This Seven-Step Guide For Dishing Out Feedback Is Totally Idiot-Proof

Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers.<p>Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is to keep it short and specific. Every good feedback conversation has to accomplish three goals:<p>Draw …

Dining Rooms

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

OpenCourseware

To avoid SIDS, infants and parents should share a room, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For at least the first six months of their lives, infants should be sleeping in the same room as their parents, but not the same bed, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.<p>The academy recommends children sleep on separate surfaces within the same room, such as a …

Fantasy Football: how I use cold, hard statistics to beat the fanboys

Too often I find myself sat in a pub listening to the sound of men rowing over football.<p>Normally, I wouldn’t get involved. My idea of a fun evening is not debating the merits of having Wayne Rooney in midfield or up front. But when these hopeless hooligans call me "love" and ask "what do I know?’" …

11 Personal Finance Books to Read this Summer

One of my favorite things about the summer is sitting by the pool or relaxing on a beach with a really good read. But, if you’re like me, you also …

Personal Finance

NYC's next subway cars have WiFi and USB ports built-in

The New York City subway system is gearing up for a major overhaul meant to bring a "modernized look and feel" to lighting, wayfinding and subway cars by the year 2020. At a press conference on Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $27 billion, …

The Right Way to Delegate & Get Awesome Results

Let’s admit it: Delegating is tough. Because it requires transferring some of your work to someone else and trusting they’ll do it well and on time, …

Employment

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

The 5 questions everyone should ask before accepting a promotion

To most people, moving into a management role seems like a natural rite of passage when climbing the career ladder. But for all its impressive-sounding perks, joining those ranks may not necessarily upgrade your job satisfaction: According to a 2015 Gallup poll, only 35% of U.S. managers actually …

How to Get into a Rhythm at Work If You Can’t Stick to a Schedule

A lot of individuals with a rebellious streak resist structure, snub the idea of a schedule, and then find that their lives and creative output aren’t nearly as harmonious as they hoped.<p>If you fall at this end of the spectrum and find it hard to accept — and even harder to follow — a standard …

5 excellent questions to ask the hiring manager when your job interview is going horribly

The person I ended up speaking with got called in to talk to me at the last minute and hadn't really prepared much. He only spent five minutes asking me about my professional qualifications and then answered my questions about the company and his role in a matter of 15-second, one-sentence …

Employment

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

Want to Become Rich? Cultivate These 7 Habits

Wondering how to get wealthy? Here are the secrets.<p>Here's one of the most common and understandable questions many of us ask ourselves: "How do I get rich?"<p>There are two answers to this question. The first is to be born into money. The second, if it's too late for the first, is to become an …

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

ABC Catalyst program linking mobile phones to brain cancer 'should never have aired'

Public health professor Simon Chapman joins experts in criticising episode for being misleading and ignoring range of evidence about Wi-Fi and mobile phones<p>Related: Mobile phones and brain cancer: ‘no evidence of health risk’ is not the same as 'safe'| Maryanne Demasi<p>A science program on the ABC …

Public Health

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Books

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional

The right apps can help you be more productive and effective and run a business more efficiently.<p>When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives …

The Right Way to Off-Board a Departing Employee

When a valuable employee tells you she’s leaving, worrying about losing her institutional knowledge and experience is understandable. How can you oversee the transition in a way that helps you retain that expertise? Who should be involved? How far in advance of the employee’s end date do you need …

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Best Buy CEO on how to lead a corporate turnaround (without making employees hate you)

Exactly three years ago, as Hubert Joly, the then-new CEO of Best Buy, prepared to meet Wall Street for the first time to unveil his plan to rescue …

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Personal Finance

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

When Your Boss Is Younger than You

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Perhaps you’ve taken a new job, or your colleague was just promoted, and now your boss is younger than you. How do you put age aside and focus on what you have to learn from your manager? How do you keep your ego from getting in the way of your relationship? And what can you do to best …

When the Competition Is Trying to Poach Your Top Employee

If you’ve got smart, talented people on your team, chances are they’ll get calls from recruiters. How should you respond when a competitor is wooing one of your employees? How do you know if your team member is really considering the offer or bluffing? Should you make a counteroffer? And what can …

16 Sneaky Ways to Organize Your Whole House

Try these tricks to declutter problem areas both big and small.<p>Try these tricks to declutter problem areas both big and small.