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The Key to a Successful Interview

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Power of Talking to God

<b>"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing." -- Dr. Wayne Dyer</b><p>Have you ever heard the phrase "prayer is talking to God and meditation is listening"? I believe there is a certain power and magic that occurs when we talk or listen to "God."<p>Whether you hold religious beliefs or you are more …

Spirituality

What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Focus on Before a Job Interview

Years ago, when I was interviewing for the job of deputy editor at <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, I thought I had carefully prepared for my full day of interviews. I had my favorite suit dry cleaned and ready to go. I took my older daughter (a notoriously bad sleeper) to my parents’ house so I could count …

Tory Burch Launches a Website for Female Entrepreneurs

Designer, philanthropist, and ultimate #girlboss Tory Burch has a new mission: to make it as easy as possible for female entrepreneurs to get the …

The 10 Lessons I Learned in More Than 10 Years as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are plenty of articles online these days focused on helping entrepreneurs make it big quickly. This has caused founders to stop focusing on building a sustainable business brick by brick and instead have their sights on becoming a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Get a Job by Targeting the Companies You Want to Work For

Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In …

Employment

A Woman’s Most Powerful Salary Negotiation Tool? Silence

Probably works for guys, too.<p>Salary negotiations fill many people with fear, but studies show that women find them particularly challenging.<p>“You have to remember that women are newer to the workplace,” says Katie Donovan, the founder of Equal Pay Negotiations, a consultancy that helps women get the …

Ask the Headhunter: The huge mistake almost everyone makes when they ask for a higher job offer

<i>Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the</i> …

Employment

Here are 4 common interview questions and the most memorable ways to answer them

But the simplest and most effective strategy is also one of the least-utilized: giving unexpected answers to the most common questions.<p>You have to remember that these people (and they are real, live people) hear the same answers over and over again. So nothing will make them sit up faster and …

Employment

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

Authoring your life as an entrepreneur

At Stanford University, the most popular course this year apparently isn’t on computer science or engineering. It’s an unconventional offering called Designing Your Life. Juniors and seniors — including many of tomorrow’s brightest entrepreneurs — spend two academic quarters integrating career and …

Are You Job-Hunting Like It's 1999?

When Monster.com was the newest thing on the recruiting scene, it felt very modern and efficient to apply for a job with just a few clicks. It took us a while to realize that when it only takes a few clicks to apply for a job, employers get flooded with resumes!<p>They got flooded with applications …

How To Showcase Your Personal Brand In An Interview

A personal brand is your distinct talents and what you represent. As it turns out, a strong, appealing personal brand can help job seekers in the interview process.<p>Dan Schawbel, founder of Millennial Branding and author of <i>Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success,</i>and Mike Fenlon, PwC’s …

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job

Be honest: When's the last time you reviewed your profile on LinkedIn? If you're looking for a job, it's not only time to update your profile so you're more findable. It's also time to sift through the connections you have for avenues to potential employers. You can up your job-search game without …

Here's what Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, and 21 other successful executives ask in every job interview

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate. Here are 23 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Employment

5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

<i>Photo: Flickr/ Daniel Foster</i><p>With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business offers an unparalleled opportunity to run a …

Small Business

20 Meditation Tips for Beginners

If you're new to meditation, then you might feel overwhelmed when trying to keep so many instructions in your head: <i>watch your breathing, calm your mind, keep your back straight...</i><p>To take the pressure off and allow your practice to unfold more naturally, here are 20 priceless tips to help you get …

Meditation

How to Answer the Job Interview Question "How Much Do You Make Now?"

What to do when you're asked, "How much do you make now?"<p>Answering “What are you looking for in terms of salary?” is a tricky question to answer, …

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Want To Ace Your Job Interview? Take A Conversational Approach!

Savvy job-seekers recognize that every employer is looking for the same thing: a problem solver who will successfully deal with the issues and challenges they face. The interview is your all-important opportunity to show the hiring manager that you are the #1 candidate for the job. You will need to …

Employment

Ten Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Boss

The best questions you’ll ask your next boss at a job interview will be the questions that spring directly from the conversation. Here’s an example:<p>MANAGER: So, you’ve done some online catalog development before, I see. Tell me about your experience.<p>YOU: Sure. I worked on the online catalog for …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

Cooking

5 templates that will help you write the perfect LinkedIn summary

The whole thing is only a paragraph, but you're already scrolling down to the Experience section—or even clicking away from the page.<p>Having a great summary (like these!) is essential. After all, it's one of the most important areas of your entire profile: It sums up your professional history, …

Find Your Dream Job by Asking These 8 Questions During Your Next Interview

If you're looking to work for a great company that puts it's people first, here are eight questions you must ask.<p>As job candidates, we often think about the questions we'll be asked during interviews -- about our past, our experience, and our approach to the potential job. What many often don't …

9 Things Warren Buffett Says You Should Do to Be Happy and Successful

The legendary investor wants you to be as successful as he is, and he's willing to tell you how.<p>Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent advice to others who'd like to follow in his …

3 Ways to Pay off Student Debt While Pursuing Your Dream Job

Some may think this is a total paradox. That's just not true. Here are three strategies to go for your dream job and still be able to pay off student loans.<p>It's graduation season. Whether your cap and gown is freshly ironed or has been stuffed in the back of your closet for a few years, we're …