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12 Ways to Improve your LinkedIn Profile & Get a Job

LinkedIn has over 300 million members and of that number, 39 million students and recent grads make up LinkedIn’s fastest growing demographic. More …

Job Searching? 20 Creative Ways to Build Your Target Company List

Last year, I wrote an article for LinkedIn on How to Build A List of Target Companies, which outlined some ways you can <b>tap into the hidden job market</b> …

Employment

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What …

9 Smart Habits of Highly Effective Networkers | Inc.com

I've written before about the guy who started swearing within seconds of meeting us at a networking event. Most of us are more professional at events than that, but it's not uncommon to feel uncomfortable--like you've gone back in time to an awkward junior high school dance.<p>Fortunately, there's a …

Self-help

11 Secrets to Writing the Perfect Cover Letter | Inc.com

You've carefully polished your resume and put together an appealing personal website. You've contacted your references to make sure they're prepared when employers get in touch to ask about you. Now that you've done everything else right, don't neglect to write a stellar cover letter.<p>Though most of …

Employment

Setting the Record Straight on Switching Jobs

<i>“Stay in a job for at least two years.”</i> <i>“Never leave a job until you have your next one lined up.”</i> Everyone from your mother to your mentor has advice about the best way to switch jobs. But how can you know whom to trust? Especially since what was true in the job market 20 years ago — even two years …

There are only 3 types of interview questions. Here are your answers.

<b></b>Now that I’ve read, and re-read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’m more conscious about what I keep and what I throw out. I’m hard-core now. …

Employment

7 Questions Only the Smartest Job Candidates Ask | Inc.com

You've interviewed potential employees. I have too: Over the years I interviewed well over a thousand candidates for job openings. (Don't ask.)<p>And I'm willing to bet the part of thejob interview when you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" almost always seemed like a waste of …

Employment

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Rayland Baxter On World Cafe

Rayland Baxter grew up in Nashville; he's the son of steel player Bucky Baxter, whose career included a lengthy stint with Bob Dylan. The younger Baxter spent his formative years hanging with another kid whose dad was on the road a lot: Justin Townes Earle, son of Steve Earle.<p>Rayland Baxter's …

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