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14 Telling Signs You Love Your Job

You may not give your computer screen an embarrassingly gushing smile and you might not write little love notes during your lunch break. But, there …

Employment

30 Famous Quotes That Will Inspire Success In You

The definition of success is different for everyone, whether it’s personal or professional we are always looking at improving in some area of our …

Motivation

Take a Break

Random moments of “unproductive” time don’t just make you healthier, happier, and more resilient. They help you work smarter, too.<p>At Google, goofing …

The art of asking | Amanda Palmer

Keith Chen: Could your language affect your ability to save money?

Paolo Cardini: Forget multitasking, try monotasking

Before I die I want to... | Candy Chang

How to build your creative confidence | David Kelley

Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story

Abundance is our future | Peter Diamandis

Job-seekers: Dealing with Incompetent Interviewers

<i>Caution is urged: the advice that follows will not help you get a job you don’t deserve, but it will help you get one you do.</i><p>In a recent post I …

Employment

20 Unstoppable Entrepreneurs Share Their Advice For Success

These amazingly talented <i>male and female entrepreneurs</i> share their most valuable advice for <i>achieving success</i>. There seems to be a pattern of looking …

Entrepreneurship

The Art Of The Email Introduction: 10 Rules For Emailing Busy People

<b>Email is broken.</b> Do you know anyone who loves email? I don’t – it can be frustrating and it doesn’t scale well, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to process it all. But for many executives it’s the reality of how a lot of business gets done, and everyone has to deal with it and make the best …

Body language for interviews

There is currently huge interest in the study of body language particularly for those readers who are watching the current series of The Mentalist …

Ya' Gotta be You!

Often, when people read a lot of job search advice and strategies, they come to the conclusion that they have to project something other than what …

Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Free May Teleclass with Emily Bennington

<b>Join us for a free teleclass, Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM (EDT)</b><p>“Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old …

5 Standout Things to Bring to Your Next Interview - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

It may seem obvious. You were invited to an interview with the hiring manager or recruiter. <i>They beckoned you because they like your resume and</i> …

Keep the faith!

A woman that took my job search strategies class over 2 years ago, reminded me that you should always have hope, optimism and faith about your search.<p>…

Stop Networking... Start Building Relationships

If you, like me, feel a wave of panic coming on when you hear the word “networking,” it might be time for a change.<p>Let’s start by not calling it …

Find the balance!

In my 8-week class on job search strategies, it's not at all unusual for people to assume the worst when they don't get a response from a company …

GET HIRED: How To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Gorgeous With Graphics

It calls this feature the "Professional Portfolio." Instead of just describing your work in words, you can make your profile come to life.

Infographics

EX-GOOGLER: Follow These 14 Tips At Your New Job

You want to do well, stand out, but also be a team player.<p>Back in 1995, Times Mirror Company President Al Casey shared some thoughts on what to do and what not to do after you take a new job.<p>Ex-Googler and venture capitalist Hunter Walk, who got to know Casey a few years before he passed away, dug …

Employment

Hiring an Intern? What to Do Before the Summer Starts

Recently, the marketing director for a tech start-up told me that her CEO was furiously drafting job descriptions for a half-dozen summer interns. She was planning to bring a small army of youngsters on board to help push her business into overdrive this summer. As the director of marketing looked …

The top 10 fastest-growing temp jobs in Canada