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What's Your Next Move? You Must Own Your Career!

These are turbulent times. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average U.S. worker in 2016 stayed with the same employer for 4.2 years, suggesting seven to 10 employers over a lifetime. Any single employer will witness just one of several episodes in your career. Only you will witness …

Employment

The resume of the future will tell employers who you are, and not just what you’ve done

Resumes are a poor proxy for a human being.<p>Whether on paper or LinkedIn, they may tell an employer about a job seeker’s experience and credentials, but they’re frustratingly silent about almost everything else. They have virtually nothing to say about a candidate’s personality, or their character, …

Barcelona Day Trips: Places to visit near Barcelona

Beyond Barcelona<p>So, you’ve landed in the very cosmopolitan Barcelona, the queen city of Catalonia. It’s an extremely exciting city to explore and …

How To Predict Which Of Your Employees Are About To Quit

You’ve got more data on how your team members are behaving, thinking, and feeling than you probably realize. Here’s how (and why) to tap into it.<p>“People analytics” may sound daunting, expensive, and difficult—something the ordinary manager can’t possibly concern herself with even if she’d like to. …

Employment

Case Study: Should an Algorithm Tell You Who to Promote?

Aliyah Jones was having trouble paying attention to the farewell toasts. Although she was sad to see her longtime colleague, Anne Bank, go, she was more consumed with trying to figure out who should replace her.<p>As a VP of sales and marketing for Becker-Birnbaum International, a global consumer …

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Framing

Top 5 Tips for Enjoying Paris' Musee d'Orsay

Make the Most of Your Visit<p>The Musee d'Orsay is, hands-down, one of the world's richest and most exciting museums. Its permanent collection houses …

France

I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

The data shows a clear path.<p>When it comes to selecting a job or career, the usual advice is to love what you do. In fact, given all the talk about …

Los Angeles

Exactly How To Format And Save Your Resume (And Why It Matters)

Here are the fonts to use and avoid, how to title the file, and more.<p>Your first goal when applying to jobs is always to save your resume from getting lost in employers’ big databases, but this is inevitably going to happen. Many recruiters and employers use some form of “applicant tracking system” …

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

We are now in the era of do-it-yourself career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training — a trend that has been around for years. This may be because employees change jobs so frequently (job tenure now averages about four years) that firms don’t see the value in investing in …

Human Resources

Visiting Paris in Two Days: What To See

Paris in Two Days - Introduction and Overview of the Itinerary<p>A Flexible, Fun, and Self-Guided Itinerary<p>A week or more in Paris is absolutely ideal …

ISRAEL TRAVEL GUIDE

we went to israel back in august and had THE BEST TIME. i’ve been really wanting to share our favorite spots with you guys, so here we go! i was …

Tel Aviv

10 Neighborhoods to Check out in Seoul, For the First-Time Traveler

Technically, South Korea is still at war with its neighbor to the north. However, strolling the streets of Seoul, you would never guess that this …

Organizations Have a Training Problem. Are MOOCs the Answer?

Companies say they want their people to learn and grow, but in practice they’re skimping on training, often leaving it to individuals to manage their own development. In a recent survey I conducted, more than one-third of 1,481 employed learners—mostly managers and knowledge workers taking online …

More than a feeling: Ten design practices to deliver business value

As design thinking nears its 50th birthday, many companies still struggle to realize value from design. Those that succeed often follow ten best …

10 Under-the-Radar European City Escapes

If you’re planning your next vacation and want to venture someplace off-the-beaten path, Elma Beganovich shares her picks for 10 European city escapes. Beganovich is a world traveler who shares her adventures on her Instagram page. She is also the founder and chief operating officer of social media …

How to Travel From Venice to Paris: Your Main Options

Are you planning a trip from Venice to Paris but are having trouble working through your options to decide whether to travel by train, plane or car? …

Where to Eat, See and Be Seen in Paris

As the fashion capital of the world, models, designers and fashion editors continually, and gracefully, descend upon Paris, and naturally they don’t …

France

The Emotionally Intelligent Manager’s Guide To Leading Remote Teams

There’s no videoconferencing platform more powerful than a dose of empathy.<p>Earlier this year IBM followed other big companies like Aetna in turning back to more traditional work arrangements. The tech giant drew criticism for telling thousands of remote employees to re-acclimate to office life or …

Must-visit spots in and around the markets in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv’s markets are its gritty, beating heart, where locals’ obsession with regionally sourced produce is married with the ancient traditions of the city’s many immigrant communities. TLV’s markets are based in working-class neighbourhoods, which were founded by all sorts of international …

THE LOOP, a short documentary about design thinking at IBM

General Manager of Design at IBM Phil Gilbert and his team have achieved something remarkable over the past 4 years—they’ve created a design thinking …

Your Boss Just Rejected Your Idea? Ask These 3 Questions Right Away

With every rejection, there is a valuable lesson to be learned.<p>I wish I could tell you that your manager will always love your ideas. But unfortunately, as you probably already know, that’s not the case.<p>And whenever she shoots something down, you’ll want to deliver a monologue along the lines of, …

How To Get Straight To The Point No Matter What You’re Trying To Say

First of all, you need to know what your message is. Then you need to deliver it well. Here’s how to do both in any situation.<p>Speaking off-script and concerned you might be about to ramble off on a tangent? It’s a common worry. But getting straight to the point and sticking with it all the way …

How to Give and Receive Feedback About Creative Work

Feedback is crucial for learning and improving, but it’s rarely fun to be on the receiving end of it when it’s critical. Many people have a negative reaction to feedback, especially feedback on their creative work. In a study of seven companies and 11,471 days of creative work, researchers found …

KOREA ON A BUDGET: Seoul Travel Guide 2017

Some countries change your life even before you set foot in it. One lazy day at the university, I was chillin’ with friends at the lobby of our …

The relationship between design deliverables and presentation skills

How the level of detail of a design deliverable varies depending on the presenter’s storytelling skills.In 13 years working in UX, I have joined a …

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

Busan: Riding the rails on a Korean day trip - Reading the Book

One of the things I hate about only having short windows to travel is that I don’t get to explore a country as thoroughly as I would like. All the …

How to Build a Better Brand With Human-Centered Design

Your brand needs to be a constantly evolving asset. Here are some recommendations on how to do that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a brand in saturated markets is an increasingly difficult task. While adtech is making it easier to target potential customers, …

Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together

The ideas of Agile are great. It’s the way it has been codified into rituals and certifications, and rolled out mindlessly that misses the point.When …