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Introvert Or Extrovert, Five-Minute Personality Test Cuts To The Chase

Social media has been clogged with talk of introversion and extroversion this week, thanks in large part to a top 20-ish list posted by blogger Carolyn Gregoire on Tuesday. The routinely strong presence of Myers-Briggs (MBTI) personality profiles has, as a result, buoyed to the surface of the …

Justin Wolfers on Twitter: "Brilliant. A flowchart showing how to argue with research you don’t like, by @DylanMatt. http://t.co/G7bw1XaLmW http://t.co/oajO2yHgeU"

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Scrappiness - What I look for in a new hire - CNNMoney

We look for scrappiness: Hungry, resourceful top performers who understand Meetup's mission. We call our work style DIO, a riff on DIY that stands for "Do it Ourselves." Our best hires don't rely on management to tell them how to work or what to do.<p>We developed a litmus test. We push the candidate …

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find ways to balance our natural reticence with the need to meet and network with potential clients and and collaborators. …

The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 is announced

It was in 2007 that I compiled the first Top 100 Tools for Learning from the votes of learning professionals worldwide and have done so every year …

5 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Job Search Results

By now, you’ve probably learned that the traditional ways of job searching don’t work anymore.<p>A few years ago, you could put your resume up on …

Employment

Blogging is the New Resume

<i>Ryan Hoover is the co-creator of Product Hunt, creator of Startup Edition, and instructor at Tradecraft. Follow him at @rrhoover or visit his blog to read more about startups and product design.</i><p>Can we all agree resumes are crummy? Can you really communicate your life’s accomplishments and skill-set …

If you fancy your chances at working in the private sector, here are some expert tips on how to translate your academic skills<p>The key to convincing prospective employers, and yourself, that you have the skills they require is to put yourself in their shoes. You need to consider their needs and …

How I Broke Into Food Writing: Advice From Tasting Table's Senior Editor

Food writing is a coveted job among culinary fanatics across the nation. I mean, who hasn’t picked up a copy of <i>Bon Appétit</i> or pulled up the <i>New York Times</i> food blogs and thought, <i>wouldn’t it be great to get to eat all the time and tell people about it</i><i>—</i><i>as my job?</i><p>I’ve been lucky enough to be in the …

My 10 Best Pieces Of Career Advice For Millennials

Giving advice to millennials is extremely important to me because I am one of them and even though the economy was better back in 2006, it took me eight months to find a marketing job. I succeeded because I started six months before graduation, collected eight internships, seven leadership …

Unconventional Career Advice For College Graduates

A seasoned employee knows the keys to workplace success include showing up early, staying late, dressing well, and seeking out mentors. This advice can be called the “No-Duh Guide to Corporate Ascendancy.” Any idiot who texts during a job interview doesn’t deserve the job. Yet, beyond these obvious …

8 Career Lessons From The Women Of Mad Men

We cannot wait to see what the women of <i>Mad Men</i> do this season, but for now let's take a look at some of the lessons we can learn from past years.<p><b>1. Ask for more.</b><p>Peggy Olsen is a Levo League girl! Though the poor girl never had the career advice resources that the women today have she still managed …

The 10 Best Websites For Your Career

Today we’re launching our first-ever list of 75 websites for your career. My colleague Jacquelyn Smith and I started with a list of almost 700 sites nominated by readers, and then combed through them, trying to zero in on those that offer the best tools and advice for job seekers and workers …

How job recruiters screen you on LinkedIn

There are over 433 million users on LinkedIn and many of them — though not all — are probably competing for the same jobs. Investors have scored big …

6 Books That Will Change The Way You Think For The Better

Reading what everyone else reads is good for conversation, perhaps, but it's not going to help you to think differently. And if you can't think differently, you're always going to be a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.<p>With that in mind, here are 5 books that you've (probably) never heard of …

101 Career Tips, Each in 140 Characters or Less

We know — you want great career advice, but sometimes, you just don’t have time to read lengthy articles or books.<p>Well, today, you’re in luck: We’ve …

Janet Yellen: Grit matters more than ability

The "House that Ruth Built" was filled with R-E-S-P-E-C-T and roughly 8,000 purple graduation caps Wednesday for New York University's graduation.<p>The setting is Yankee Stadium. The advice is from one of the most powerful women in the world -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. And the faces on …

Anatomy Of A Great Commencement Speech

It's that time again — graduation season. And that means next week or last week or right this very minute, some 7 million students in the U.S. and lots of doting parents have to sit through a commencement speech.<p>If you're stuck listening to a particularly bad one — or just need an inspiration …