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Ellen Vrana's answer to How can I gain the confidence to be an effective leader?

• <b>Don’t expect to be Jack Welch</b> <b>or Steve Jobs</b> immediately. Give yourself time. Try to be an effective leader <i>6 months from now.</i> Set up goals to get …

14 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday

"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "These people …

Time Management

15 Things You Should Never Put On Your Resume

You tell yourself, "They probably never saw it," or, "Maybe I just wasn't a good fit," and you move on.<p>But, more likely, your resume just didn't impress.<p>Hiring managers receive dozens — sometimes hundreds — of resumes for any given opening. They don't have the time or resources to review each one …

Employment

Here's How To Answer The Dreaded 'What's Your Greatest Weakness' Interview Question

All job seekers dread this question. If you're not prepared, it can trip you up and throw you off.<p>Bernard Marr, a global enterprise performance expert and a best-selling business author, writes in a LinkedIn post that the reason some interviewers like to ask about weaknesses is to gain insight into …

Employment

4 Subtle Differences Between Workaholics And High Performers

Workaholism, he says, looks similar to high performance on the outside — but they're actually <i>nothing</i> alike.<p>Gordon has spent a great deal of time doing research and conducting experiments on himself to understand the difference between workaholism and high performance. He found that while they both</i> …

The Workplace

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

The resume is not dead—here are three ways to make yours better than any social media profile

Just a few short years ago, the focus of job search advice was creating a tip-top resume that would open the door to opportunity.<p>In today’s job market, people are getting hired in unconventional ways, such as showcasing work through social media (like this barber who got a job through Instagram) or …

Employment